Eat your way through Lower Manhattan’s ethnic enclaves, uncover the secrets of Washington Square Park, and explore more! Don’t forget, Untapped New York Insiders get $5 off any Untapped New York public walking tours!

Taste of NYC Food Tour

New york food tour guest eating pizza

Wednesday, September 20th – Explore the Hidden Gems of Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal NYC walking tour

Peer into hidden tennis courts, find out what’s hiding beneath the iconic clock at the center of the main concourse, locate remnants of a lost movie theater, visit an office-turned-speakeasy, and uncover more secrets of this historic train terminal!

Thursday, September 21st- Uncover Underground Art in the NYC Subway

Union Square Subway station

Use a subway car as your own personal time machine as you travel through abandoned stations and trace the evolution of the transit system from its earliest days to the present. Along the way, uncover hidden art installations. forgotten passageways, and quirky historical anecdotes.

Friday, September 22nd – Walk Along 5th Avenue to Admire Gilded Age Mansions

Ukrainian Institute

Learn about the lost and extant homes of NYC’s wealthiest 19th-century families, like the Vanderbilts and the Astors, as you stroll along one of the world’s most famous thoroughfares! On this tour, you’ll see photos of the structures that have been demolished, and even get to step inside a former mansion that now serves a new purpose. This tour will run on Friday and Sunday, September 24th!

Saturday, September 23rd – Indulge in the Flavors of Little Italy, Chinatown, and the Lower East Side

New york food tour guest eating pizza

Sample foods from the Italian, Jewish, and Chinese cultural traditions as you explore the ethnic neighborhoods of Lower Manhattan! You’ll fill yourself with pizza, dumplings, knishes, and tons of history about immigrant life in NYC.

Saturday, September 23rd – Wander the Abandoned Halls of Ellis Island’s Hospital Complex

Ellis Island Hospital

Put on a hard hat and venture into the abandoned structures on the lesser-traveled south side of Ellis Island. These 29 buildings once operated as a hospital for those passing through the immigration station. In later years, it served as a Coast Guard base and FBI detention center. Led by a docent from Save Ellis Island, you’ll explore space usually off-limits to the public, like the former autopsy room, laundry room, and contagious disease wards.

Saturday, September 24th – Find the Hidden Survey Bolt of Central Park

Belvedere Castle

Join one of our brand-new Rediscover Your City tours! This tour series is designed specifically for local New Yorkers to show you a side of NYC you never knew existed. Uncover a hidden navigational system using the park’s lampposts, see a hidden artifact with a closely guarded location, and uncover more hidden gems!

Tuesday, September 26th – Pour a Bottle of Whiskey at Fort Hamilton Distillery

Fort Hamilton Distillery

See how spirits are made inside this Industry City distillery and taste the products straight from the still! On this behind-the-scenes tour, you’ll get to try filling up a bottle of whiskey (which is available for purchase if you want to take it home) and then sit down for a tasting of special reserves. This tour is open to r Untapped New York Insiders! Not a member yet! Become an Insider today and get your first mode free with code JOINUS

Wednesday, September 27th – Livestreamed Tour of the Secrets of Washington Square Park

Washington Square Park arch

Join Untapped New York’s Chief Experience Officer Justin Rivers as he takes you along on a stroll through the park! In this virtual experience, you’ll see one of NYC’s oldest trees – reputedly used for hangings – learn about the iconic fountain at the center of the park and the forgotten brook beneath it, and more secrets!

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