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405 Central Park West
405 Central Park West, New York, NY 10025, USAMeet at 100th Street and Central Park West ACROSS THE STREET from 405 Central Park West. Meet on the Central Park side of the street
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    Secrets and surprises abound! Get away from it all and immerse yourself in some of the most scenic, least-visited, and historical parts in the best Central Park walking tour in New York City, The tour is all above 100th Street and below 110th Street. "Secret Places of Central Park". The majestic 843 acre, man-made, 2.5 mile long park, set in the center of the largest city in the United States continues to astound. As a New Yorker or visitor, you might have seen the Lake and Bethesda Fountain, but this tour, the Secret Places of Central Park will take you to secret places that will surprise you with delight. This walking tour is conducted by a licensed New York City tour guide with 20 years experience. You will be amazed as you… • Explore the forest of the North Woods. • Visit the Secret Garden of the formal Conservatory Gardens • Hear about the history and see the grounds of a convent built on the site of Central Park • “Look out” for invaders as you stand high on fortresses from the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 • Overlook the scenic vistas of the Harlem Meer • Tread the same ground that General George Washington rode on before he re-entered New York City • Stroll under awe-inspiring arches • Find peace and tranquility along the beautiful Loch and waterfalls You’ll learn the fascinating history of the park and gain an even greater appreciation for what the creators Frederick Law Olmstead, Calvert Vaux and commissioner, Andrew Haswell Green accomplished 160 years ago. You will understand how the park was designed. This tour is a must for all lovers of New York City and Central Park.
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405 Central Park West
405 Central Park West, New York, NY 10025, USAMeet at 100th Street and Central Park West ACROSS THE STREET from 405 Central Park West. Meet on the Central Park side of the street
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Departure Point
405 Central Park West, New York, NY 10025, USA
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Tour Runs from 12:00PM-2:30PM
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • NOTE:PLEASE GO TO "RevolutionaryToursNYC.com" FOR MORE TOUR DATES.
  • Tours go out in rain, snow and shine. There are no cancellations or rescheduling for rain or snow within 24 hours of the start of the tour.
  • The tour is approximately 3.5 miles and takes about 2.5 hours. You should be in good physical shape; there is uneven terrain, unpaved trails, rocks, some steep (but short) hills on dirt and mulch, uneven stairs and potentially slippery areas. It is essential that you dress appropriately and wear suitable shoes.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Some locations may not be open or accessible depending on weather conditions and/or park closings.
  • Visit Revolutionary Tours NYC site for additional later times/dates
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Revolutionary Tours NYC
Bethesda, Maryland
How we became a nation-not to be missed
I have never enjoyed a tour as much I as l did this one. Bruce was entertaining and very informative. He painted
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becky s
Worth every penny & then some!
I would take this tour again. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Bruce was so engaging and passionate about
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Favorite thing I did in New York!
This tour was my absolute favorite thing I did during my trip to New York. Our tour guide, Bruce, was very funny,
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Derwood, Maryland
Great Tour!
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour with Bruce. He is very knowledgeable and organized. If you like history, this
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Mark J
Hamilton & Washington Tour: Top Rate!
Despite the frigid and windy (though clear!) weather, tour leader Bruce Racond held my attention (and that of my
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David Ross
We have gone on many walking tours over the years, and Bruce Racond’s was the most engaging, informative, and
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Linda Segreto L
Hamilton & Washington in NYC:Secrets of the past
If every history class were like this tour, kids would be crashing the gates to get in. Bruce is a gifted
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Levittown, New York
A Must for Hamilton and History Buff!
Although it was a brisk and windy day, we had the most amazing time on this tour. Bruce is an outstanding tour
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Inge Zegwaard
Oyster Bay, New York
Great way to see and learn about NYC, behind the scenes !!!
Today I took my second tour with Bruce Racond, the very talented guide of Revolutionary Tours Inc. of NYC ! A
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Lauren T
Lauren Tietz
My husband and I took our twin 7th graders and 8th graded on this tour. We all loved it! Bruce, the tour guide,
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