Meet my super-talented friend, Sarah! Among many other things, she runs a popular tour company in NYC, SarahFunky Tours. Summer is the perfect time to put on your walking shoes and let her, or a member of her team, show you the city and give you the historical insights that you might otherwise miss out on. Her tours are highly rated on Trip Advisor. She has dozens of reviews with a 5-star average!
Following are some examples of tours that her company offers.
The Best of New York Food Tour
On this tour, you’ll explore the tasty food scene in New York City. You’ll learn what makes NYC’s food the most diverse in the world and how immigration plays a part in the incredible variety represented in the city. You will enjoy sizable tastings from four award-winning restaurants so come hungry! The dishes will cover iconic New York breakfast (pancakes), lunch (tacos), dinner (pizza), and dessert (ice cream) all in two hours with 1.5 miles (2.5 km) of walking! Between foodie stops, you’ll hear the fascinating history of the Brooklyn Bridge, see local street art, and learn about Dumbo’s industrial past, all while enjoying breathtaking skyline views of Manhattan. Cost: $69 per person.
Secrets of New York Tour
Discover the secrets of New York as you travel through hidden passageways, hear fascinating true stories of the area, and learn about the city’s origins. Some of the things you’ll see on this tour are a WWII biplane parked on a skyscraper roof, the New York Stock Exchange, a hidden elevated park with an epic city view, and where the largest concentration of gold in human history is kept, plus much more! This tour takes place in the Financial District. It is about 2.5 miles (4 km) of walking with a few stairs. Cost: $49 per person.
As a New Yorker and travel enthusiast, Sarah loves to show visitors around the city! She offers 3-hour, custom private tours about anything you could ever imagine. In the past, she’s done history, food, music, shopping, nightlife, architecture, and many other types of tours (see her website for even more ideas.) She’s done tours as gifts for special occasions such as milestone birthdays, honeymoons, anniversaries, and graduations. Reach out to her with your inspiration and she will help make your idea a reality! Cost: $599 for three hours, groups up to six people (children under 8 years old do not count toward the overall headcount and are welcome to join!). Price includes a beautiful, high-resolution photo of your group as a keepsake.
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If you're going to New York City for the first time, or for the first time in a long time, it is helpful to work with an NYC travel expert. I will help you navigate the logistics of timing, budget, and travel party dynamics while incorporating your unique needs and interests. Reach out! Let's plan your trip together.