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Lower Manhattan walking tour

We focus on a fun, candid, and local experience. Our tours are different from the usual format. John-Tours are your friends in New York City. We want to share our love for this city and it's unique role in making the United States the country it is today.

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Voucher

Mobile ticket

  • What's included :
    • Tour Guided
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Admittance to attractions
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Battery Park, State Street and Battery Place, New York City, NY 10004

    We will start our tour in the park and talk about New York's early history while over looking the very harbor that made it an ideal location for the Dutch to establish their New World trading post.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Staten Island Ferry, 4 South Street, New York City, NY 10004

    We will talk about the orange boat! Some interesting facts, and some hip-tips on when to ride and why.

    Stop At: Bowling Green, Broadway & Whitehall Street, New York City, NY 10004

    Here we will discuss the history of this famous square, talk about the NY customs house which is now the Museum of the American Indian. We will also have an opportunity to discuses the crazy history behind NYC's Charging Bull statue, as well as a few minutes to fight the crowd for a photo!

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: New York Stock Exchange, 20 Broad St, New York City, NY 10005-2601

    We will see the site where George Washington was sworn in as president at Federal Hall, right across from what is today the NYC Stock Exchange. There are many other historically significant sites at this location that we will discuss.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Fraunces Tavern Museum, 54 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004-4300

    Take a few minutes to admire the historic Fraunces Tavern. The place where Washington famously had his retirement party after the revolutionary war. Little did he know, his work with the US government was just beginning. If you want we can stop in for a drink, or maybe some dollar oysters if it's the right time of day.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall Street, New York City, NY 10006

    This small church is home to remains of several famous and important American's including Alexander Hamilton, and Robert Fulton. We will explore the graveyard and the inside of the church (if open). We will also discuses this buildings turbulent history and it's significance to the revolution and the founders of our nation.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: One World Trade Center, 285 Fulton St, New York City, NY 10007-0089

    We will walk around the World Trade Center site. This tour does not included admittance to any of the attractions at the site such as the museum or One World Trade. We will learn about the history of the location, the legacy for the city including the tragic events of September 11th 2001, and see the foot prints of the old towers that now stand as a memorial.


    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    East Coast Memorial, Battery Park, New York, NY 10004, USA
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by John Tours NYC

Activity ID: V-148653P1

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