Experience hidden Central Park locations only a true New York City historian can help you find. Visit some of Central Park's least-trafficked, truly historic and most beautiful locations all above 100th Street. Learn the history of the park and its creators, find out what was there before, visit forts from the Revolutionary War, see the stunning formal gardens, "hike" through Central Park's Adirondack Mountains and much more. This fascinating, educational and entertaining tour is conducted by a licensed New York City tour guide with over 20 years of experience. Here are just a few of the many adventures on this tour: Be transported to mountain/rustic scenery in the middle of Manhattan. Visit the ethereal "Secret Garden". See the ornate French iron gate that protected Cornelius Vanderbilt II’s mansion. Overlook the scenic vista of the Harlem Meer. Stroll under a marvel of engineering, an arch made of uncut boulders. Watch for “invaders” atop the high fortresses from the Revolutionary War ...and so much more!
Born in New York City, I've been a licensed NYC tour guide for over 20 years, educating and entertaining people from all over the world (including many New Yorkers). This is a Central Park experience like no other. Visit the secret places and learn the secrets. It's part urban hike through stunning mountain-like scenery and a historical journey where surprises abound. No matter if you know Central Park or not, you will make discoveries in parts of the park that most people never visit. OTHER EXPERIENCES ON AIRBNB: Best of Brooklyn: https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/396676 Hamilton & Washington in NY: https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/371834
We'll be in the parts of Central Park that most people never see, all above 100th Street, including the tranquil and rugged North Woods (with man-made "Adirondack Mountain" scenery), the site of Revolutionary War forts, the beautiful Conservatory Gardens, the site of a convent and more!
最多可有14位年满6周岁的参与者参加。 Please wear appropriate shoes. There is uneven ground on rocks, dirt and mulch including one steep but short ascent and descent on dirt and mulch.
The tour takes place rain, snow or shine. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Please be on time! It is extremely difficult to find the group once it leaves. Wear clothing for being outside and shoes for walking on dirt and uneven rocks. There is a bathroom stop. The tour finishes where it starts.