Had a fantastic night and was shown a whole new side of the Chelsea nightlife! Sauntering straight past round-the-block lines and vip red ropes like aristocracy adds a certain something to the fun! - Dchampion13 (TripAdvisor.com)
New York, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2012
The New York Tour industry has seen a spectacular growth in the rise of Walking Tours offered to New York City Tourists. Fueled by the rise of the internet, and social review websites such as tripadvisor.com, a number of New York Walking Tour companies have formed to fill the space. Uncle Sam's New York Tours led the rise of this industry when it was founded in 2009, and rapidly established itself as a leading provider of New York Walking Tours. It is the only major walking tour company in NYC that offers regularly scheduled weekly tours in New York City's main neighborhoods.
The Heroes of the World Trade Center Tour provides a history of the World Trade Center before and during the tragedy of 9.11.2001, while also providing a glimpse into the future. The Heroes of the World Trade Center Tour runs daily at 2:30 pm and departs from 209 Broadway in front of St. Paul's Chapel. Reservations are made by booking online or phone. Walk-ups may be accepted if there is space on the tour.
The Alexander Hamilton Financial District Walking Tour gives guests a glimpse into the early history of New York, epitomized by the immigrant, rags to riches story of Alexander Hamilton, who is the only founding father from NYC, and who rose to become the nation's first treasury secretary. The Alexander Hamilton Financial District Walking Tour departs every Saturday at 1 pm across the street from 1 Broadway at the entrance to Battery Park. Reservations are made by booking online or phone. Walk-ups may be accepted if there is space on the tour.
The Sails to Sales Southstreet Seaport Walking Tour gives guests an inside look at the oldest port in New York City, which went into decline after the advent of the steamship moved shipping to the West side of Manhattan. It has since undergone a dramatic revival as a great NYC shopping center, complete with old sail ships and museums. The SouthStreet Seaport Tour runs every Saturday at 11 am across from the Fulton Lighthouse on Pearl Street. Reservations are made by booking online or phone. Walk-ups may be accepted if there is space on the tour.
The Broadway Theater District New York Walking Tour gives guests an intimate portrait of the rise of the New York Musical, which has become the center of the world's music world. Broadway is where every major show in the musical world is launched, and this tour shows how it came to be this way. The Broadway Theater District Walking tour runs every Wednesday at 11 am and meets at the Times Square Visitor's Alliance Center on 7th Avenue between 46th and 47th St. Reservations are made by booking online or phone. Walk-ups may be accepted if there is space on the tour.
The Greenwich Village Walking Tour takes visitors into the heart of the World's most creative center where America's greatest poets, musicians, authors, and comedians have gotten their start. The Edgar Allen Poe Greenwich Village Walking Tour runs every Friday at 2 pm and departs from the Washington Arch at the North Side of Washington Square Park. Reservations are made by booking online or phone. Walk-ups may be accepted if there is space on the tour.
The Highline Park Walking Tour takes guests through a journey into New York City's industrial past and progressive future through the Highline Park walking tour, which turned the last remaining overground railroad in New York City into a trendy new critically acclaimed park in NYC's hottest neighborhood, Chelsea. The Highline Park New York Walking Tour runs every Sunday at 10 am and departs from 44 9th Avenue in front of the Diner. Reservations are made by booking online or phone. Walk-ups may be accepted if there is space on the tour.
Uncle Sam's New York, founded in 2009, has quickly established itself as the leading provider of New York Walking Tours, picking up where the big bus, water, and bicycle tour companies leave off - on foot. Founded by avid traveler, Samuel P.N. Cook, who has been to over 20 countries around the world, Uncle Sam's New York's mission is to help guests "Experience New York City, meet new people, and go home with a story." Uncle Sam's New York fulfills this mission by offering a wide range of regularly scheduled New York Walking Tours, World Trade Center Tours, New York Pub Crawls, New York Shopping Tours, and Private Luxury Tours. Uncle Sam's New York also accommodates large groups for educational or entertainment purposes on any of its publicly listed tours.