Your2 hour tour which spans the entire 1.45 mi. (2.33 km) High Line,begins with a walk through the treasuredChelsea Marketlocated in the heart of the fashionableMeatpacking District.This fabulous culinary and shopping marketplace was once the home of Nabisco, the worlds largest bakery and creator of the Oreo Cookie.Youll not only learnthis historythis building but of many othersthroughout thisleisurelywalking tour.
TheMeatpacking Districtwas once a flurry of industrial activity before ultimately falling into ruin and becoming a dilapidated, drug-ridden, dangerous urban wasteland. Your guide will share the area's remarkable history and the even more remarkable transformation from a once seedy area into the chic, trendy, glamorous hotspot thatit istoday! You will be wowed throughout your tour experienceasyour guide shares many lesser known secrets,not just of the High Line, butof many other historic, significant or just plain fascinating sites that are viewable from atop this beautiful oasisthat rides highabove the manic streets of Manhattan and its frenzy of activity, below.Throughout your fun and comprehensive tour, you'll learn about the areas' vast history and as well as its future plans, its architecture (both old and new)andabundantfun facts and stories all along the route. Bring a smile, a cheerful attitude and your camera and get set to explore and fall in love the magnificent High Line; surely 6 million visitors annually can't be wrong!