This holiday weekend, join Untapped New York for an adventure through New York City! With our expert guides, you can stroll along the Gilded Age Mansions of Fifth Avenue, grab a hard hat and gain access to spaces usually off-limits to the public inside Ellis Island’s abandoned hospital complex, journey through the oldest subway stations in the city and so much more!
Hard Hat Tour of Ellis Island’s Hospital
As an Untapped New York Insider, you have access to even more eye-opening experiences! This June, Insiders will go backstage at Forest Hills Stadium, tour an award-winning Brookyn Distillery, and more! These experiences are members-only events. Insiders also save $5 off Untapped New York’s public walking tours. Become an Insider today and get your first month free with code JOINUS!
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Thursday, June 29th – Secrets of Grand Central Terminal
Visit hidden tennis courts, spot a design flaw in the iconic main atrium space, find out where there’s a secret staircase, and uncover more secrets of NYC’s historic train terminal on this expert-led tour! You’ll trace the evolution of the station from its construction and golden age through its near demolition. This guided walking tour is offered every day of the week. If you’re an Untapped New York Insider, you can get $5 off our public walking tours!
Friday, June 30th – Fifth Avenue Gilded Age Mansion Tour
Stroll along Millionaire’s Row and see the opulent homes of New York City’s Gilded Age. On this tour, you’ll admire the magnificent homes that still exist, and see historical images of those that have been lost to time while listening to stories of the scandals that took place inside. At the end of tour, you’ll step inside one of these dazzling buildings and visit a hidden bookstore!
Saturday, July 1st – Underground Subway Tour
Venture deep below the streets of New York City to explore the subterranean transit system. Starting at the very beginning, you’ll trace the evolution of the subway from opening day to the present. Along the way, you’ll discover hidden symbols in subway art, ride through abandoned stations, and see a side of the subway you never knew about. This tour runs every Monday through Saturday!
July 1st – Remnants of Dutch New Amsterdam
Walk the same street grid laid out by the Dutch colonists as you search for the physical remnants of Manhattan’s first European settlement! You’ll get to literally touch history when you discover the oldest fence in New York City, the ruins of an 18th-century wall, and more. On this tour, you’ll navigate one of New York City’s largest landmarks, the Dutch street grid which still gives shape to Lower Manhattan.
Sunday, July 2nd – Secrets of Rockefeller Center
On this tour, you’ll uncover the hidden gems of one of NYC’s most popular landmarks. Walk through a lobby covered in gold, find out where there is a sterling silver model airplane made by the Cartier, and peer into a secret portal that ceremoniously marks the completion of Rockefeller Center’s construction (and is signed by John D. Rockefeller himself). These NYC walking tours are offered every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday.
Wednesday, July 5th – Tasting and Tour at Barrow’s Intense Tasting Room
Sample a unique ginger-flavored liqueur made in Industry City! You’ll go behind the scenes of Barrow’s Intense Distillery to see how hundreds of pounds of fresh ginger are transformed into an award-winning spirit! This tour and tasting is $10 for Untapped New York Insiders. Not an Insider yet? Become. a member today and get your first month free with code JOINUS!
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