High Line And Chelsea Walking Tour - New York City

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Overview

The High Line, an elevated freight rail line converted into a park, has become a classic New York City attraction. Couple it with Chelsea, the neighborhood it goes through, and youve got one action-packed and informative 2-hour guided tour. Get an insiders tour of this area, complete with outstanding architecture, and get the lowdown on the trendy Meatpacking District as well.

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Fully narrated tour

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Meet your guide at Chelsea Market to begin this exciting and information-packed 2-hour guided walk through the elevated park known as the High Line as well as Chelsea and the trendy Meatpacking District.
Expect to be wowed by the High Line. Once a functioning elevated railway line for cargo that went all the way down the west side of Manhattan, the railway fell into disuse and was abandoned in the 1970s. It sat there unused and unloved for decades until a group of locals, with a few celebrities tossed in for good measure, began a movement to turn it into a park. They succeeded. The first phase was completed in 2009. In September 2014, the final phase opened, completing a park that is enjoyed equally by tourists and locals.
Learn about all the public art in the park, as well as the new buildings by famous architects that can be seen from the High Line. Check out Chelsea, a hip neighborhood known for its art galleries, restaurants and bars. At the end of the High Line, explore the Meatpacking District, a neighborhood that was once, as the name suggests, home to the citys meat industry. Today its a super-trendy neighborhood with a hot nightlife scene.
In 2 hours and just over a mile of walking, youll see an insiders view of New York, leaving you ready to continue to explore these areas on your own.

Inclusions for High Line And Chelsea Walking Tour

  • Walking tour
  • Professional guide

Exclusions for High Line And Chelsea Walking Tour

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately. If canceled due to extreme weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

Not wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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  • Great area of NYC. Tour was informative. It would have been a little more enjoyable during the warmer months, as the HighLine area is very scenic. Great tour for the price. Lots of history and side stories.

  • This tour was fabulous! The guide, Kevin was fun and personable and was very knowledgeable
    about the area and it's history. The tour was nicely paced. Not hard to walking at all. I highly recommend Kevin's High Line and Chelsea walking tour.

  • Tiring on a 95 degree day, but I learned a lot!

  • it was a beautiful day. our guide was well prepared and informed, had a great sense of humor.

  • Guide was excellent and very funny. I thoroughly recommend this tour.

  • Learned a great deal! Guide was informed and informative. Would definitely recommend!

  • Thoroughly delightful morning walk, great sites, interesting comments from our tour guide who did a great job. Fascinating little part of the city, definitely worth seeing.

  • We had a great tour with Maki! He was very informative and made the tour very interesting and fun. While you can walk the High Line on your own, this tour really brought the elements to life learning about the history. Glad we took this tour and would recommend!

  • We enjoyed this but felt that it was lacking something.. We enjoyed it but not sure I would recommend.

  • Eric our tour guide made this tour very fun and is very entertaining.

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