Discover NYC's Secrets & Hidden Gems

Unique Walking Tours for the Curious Mind

Small Groups

We welcome up to 10 guests on our public walking tours

5 Stars Rating

on Trip Advisor, and recipient of their 2021 Traveler's Choice Award!

Exclusive Access

We'll get you inside places nobody else goes to

Explore Ellis Island's Abandoned Hospital

Exclusive hard hat tour inside Ellis Island's Contagious Disease Hospital, abandoned since 1954. An experience unlike any other in NYC...

Discover the Secrets of Grand Central

Did you know there is a hidden tennis court inside Grand Central? Or that its ceiling is backwards? Join us and discover its many other secrets.

Discover The Remnants of Dutch New Amsterdam

Explore where New York began and discover the many hidden relics of Dutch New Amsterdam in today's lower Manhattan!

Our Guests Love it!

  • 5 star ratingWhat a great tour! Alexis did a great job showing us all about the subways - the origins, the ghost stations anbd art work we may have missed.


    5 star ratingUnique view inside Grand Central Terminal. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Learnt a lot of interesting trivia about GCT and got see places not generally known by the public.

    Lynne M
  • 5 star ratingSubway tour Fun, informative and interesting. Our guide was full of fun details and photos - we rode the subway and got to see the closed City Hall stop. Our group was fun and I’d highly recommend doing the tour.

    Jody N

    5 star ratingWalking tour of Greenwich Village with coffee! We took the coffee walking tour in Greenwich Village this past Tuesday with John. It was excellent and John did a great job with his commentary on coffee in NYC and interesting facts about the establishments we visited. As a coffee lover I was very happy with the selection of coffee stops and the ending cappuccino! Great way to experience this unique neighborhood.

  • 5 star ratingExcellent, fun, very interesting This tour was equally enjoyable and fascinating for those in our group with 10+ Years living in NYC and first time visitors to the City. Our tour guide was Louis and he was knowledgeable, engaging, and funny. Definitely a good time!


    5 star ratingGreat Tour Such an interesting tour. Our guide (unfortunately I forgot his name) was great and incredibly knowledgeable. I highly recommend this tour for anyone who wants to know more about the history of one of the oldest subway systems in the country and for transportation buffs.

  • 5 star ratingGreat tour od old battery park Our tour guide was actually a historian and knew so much more than your average college kid. She delighted us with anecdotes and fun facts.


    5 star ratingArizona couple visiting NYC Richard was very knowledgeable and made the tour comfortable for all of us. You could tell he was sincere(enthusiastic)about what he was telling us about Grand Central.

  • Loved this experience! Highly recommended.

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    5 star ratingComprehensive and entertaining Mandy tour leader is the perfect person to lead this tour - informative entertaining lots of tidbits that even this native new Yorker didn't know.

  • 5 star ratingGreat experience The history of grand central terminal was interesting. Fun facts enjoyed by all. Theguide did a wonderful job of explaining the history.

    Dolores S

    5 star ratingFantastic tour guide! Richard was extremely knowledgeable and had a wonderful personality. We learned so much from him. It was a terrific tour!

  • 5 star ratingExcellent! Our Guide - Mandy Edgecombe - was beyond excellent. She is a phenomenal historian and storyteller!!
    As a native of the Bronx/Brooklyn I love touring parts of the city we usually take for granted. Mandy brought the Dutch roots of New York alive for us. She was funny, personable and willing to answer all our questions. After the tour we went back and re-read the different historical markers and visited Fraunces Tavern.
    We even purchased a copy of The Island at the Center of the World when we got home and look forward to learning more.
    We thoroughly enjoy Untapped New York tours (and emails) - they are worth every penny!


    4 star ratingCoffee and Then Some! Did Coffee tour in Greenwich Village. Guide, John, lovely person, sincere and
    well informed. There were only 3 of us (my husband and I and one other) on the tour, beautiful day, learned about history of some significant coffee houses in NY. Had several sample tastings. Overall a good experience.

    Ellen S
  • 5 star ratingGreat experience Very cool. Lots of info and good stories. Loved the additional old pictured. Guide was very knowledgeable


    5 star ratingWonderful tour My husband Jeff and I had a great tour of Grand Central Terminal. Jonathan was so nice and made the tour very interesting. There is so much history in this beautiful building .

  • We were amazed by all the information about Grand Central Terminal and loved our tour. Our guide Jonathan was super knowledgeable and friendly, strongly recommended to everyone!

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    5 star ratingMust do for transit and history fans There is always something new to learn in NYC and this tour was a great addition. I enjoyed both being outside with a small group (ours was 14) and underground, amid everyday passengers. AJ was full of humor, knowledge, and commentary - very relaxing and social while being informative and engaging. Having ear pieces was clutch as they allowed us to move as a group and not fear we were missing a fun part of the conversation. I also appreciated the visual aids and historical pictures. Not too long or too short but just right at 120 minutes.

  • 5 star ratingTHE BEST NY TOUR WE'VE EVER HAD A beautiful location steeped in interesting history and detail, but what really made it great was our guide, John DeSanto. Extremely knowledgeable, kind and engaging.
    Would follow him pretty much anywnere... HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!


    Our guide Richard was a great storyteller and knew quite a lot about the subway system. He first gave us a historical overview of the system, then took us down to ride the subway to several stations. He showed us art installations at the stations and even a closed down station. I highly recommend the tour.

    Sam Avatar

Our Walking Tours

Ellis Island Hospital Hard Hat Tour- empty room
2 Hours - $89

Ellis Island Hospital Hard Hat Tour

Exclusive Hard Hat Tour inside the usually off-limits hospital

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Secrets of Grand Central TourView of Grand Central Terminal's atrium
1.5 Hours - $35

Secrets of Grand Central Tour

Discover the many Secrets of this iconic building including its hidden tennis court!

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NYC Underground Subway Tour- Chambers Street Station
2 Hours - $35

NYC Underground Subway Tour

Discover the surprising history of the NYC Subway

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Brooklyn Subway Tour
2 Hours - $35

Brooklyn Underground Subway Tour

Discover the secrets of the NYC subway in Brooklyn

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Remnants of Penn Station TourAerial View of the old Penn Station
2 Hours - $35

Remnants of Penn Station Tour

Discover the hidden remnants of the old Penn Station!

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Fifth Avenue Gilded Mansions Tour
2 Hours - $35

Fifth Avenue Gilded Age Mansions Tour

Take a stroll along Fifth Avenue as it was during the Gilded Age when grand mansions of millionaires lined the illustrious street.

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1 Hour - Partner Event

Life of a Neuron! at ARTECHOUSE (Partner Event)

Life of a Neuron brings together decades of neuroscience data and research to create a cellular level journey through the human brain.

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Remnants of New Amsterdam TourWomen touching remnant of Dutch Wall
2 Hours - $35

Remnants of New Amsterdam Tour

Discover the many hidden Dutch relics south of Wall Street

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2 Hours - $40

Secrets of the Lower East Side Tour and Tasting

Explore the history and evolution of Manhattan’s Lower East Side!

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Victorian Flatbush Mansions Tour
2 Hours - $35

Victorian Flatbush Mansions Tour

Discover the spectacular mansions and history of Flatbush, a truly unique Brooklyn neighborhood.

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Greenwich Village Coffee Tour
2 Hours - $40

Greenwich Village Coffee Tour and Tasting

Discover the surprising history of coffee in New York City while exploring its iconic birthplace: Greenwich Village.

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Secrest of Governors Island Tour
2 Hours - $35

Hidden Gems of Governors Island Tour

Learn about the history of the Governors Island, which dates back over 400 years.

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Remnants of the World's Fair TourNY State World's Fairs Pavilion Flushing Meadows Corona Park
2 Hours - $35

Remnants of the World's Fair Tour

Didn’t make it to the 1939/40 or 1964/65 World’s Fairs? Here's your chance!

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Secrets of the Brooklyn Bridge Tourempty
2 Hours - $35

Secrets of the Brooklyn Bridge Tour

Discover the secrets & hidden gems of NYC's most famous bridge!

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Trinity Church Cemetery- Hidden Gems of the Financial District Walking Tour
2 Hours - $35

Hidden Gems of the Financial District Walking Tour

Discover the neighborhood's most surprising places and stories

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1.5 - 2 Hours - Partner Event

Cruises on the Hudson River (Partner Event)

Take in views of NYC while sailing on the Hudson River

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Private Tours

We can organize a private tour just for your group! Whether you are planning your next family outing, a school trip or a corporate event, we've got you covered!

Virtual Tours

Explore the best of what NYC has to offer from the comfort of your home! We offer several live webinars a week, on-demand virtual tours and more!

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