Guided Tour of the High Line and Chelsea from New York

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What To Expect

Explore some of New York's hidden gems along with a lively and knowledgeable tour guide. Visit various historic venues in the Chelsea district. Learn important facts and figures surrounding Manhattan and the historic places you will visit.

Highlights

  • Go on a guided tour of the High Line and the Chelsea district

  • Enjoy walking around the vast expanse of the High Line, the first elevated park build on abandoned railroad tracks

  • Hear exclusive stories about the history and culture of the Chelsea and Meatpacking district

Specifications

Type:
Tours around New York
Departs From:
New York
Meeting Point:
15th street and 9th ave, New York, NY 10011
Duration:
2 hours
Availability:
daily at 9:30 AM
Product Code:
13448
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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Description

Join a tour like no other as you take the streets of Chelsea and visit the High Line within the day! Paired with an eccentric and knowledgeable tour guide, your tour will surely be an event you will never forget! This tour will be initiated with meetups with your tour guide at the designated meeting point.

To start of the tour, you will first visit the Chelsea Marketplace which is complete with a food court, a shopping mall, a television production facility and an office building. You may stop by at an art gallery to appreciate the local art. Afterwards, head out into the remnants of some old warehouses and factories that had openings and tracks in order for freight trains to pass inside and deliver goods more efficiently.

Then, visit the High Line, an abandoned freight rail line that has been repurposed into a public space. This open spaces mixes urban design with landscape architecture, converting it into a piece of paradise amidst the busy district of Chelsea. Relax your senses as you walk along this 1.45-mile-long oasis.

Next, explore the neighborhood of Chelsea in a unique way! Stroll along a pathway that was once crossed over by a fire-expending machine! During this tour of Chelsea, you tour guide will lead you to an area where you can get an impressive view of the Hudson River.

Hear various stories about the Meatpacking District and its transformation from a myriad of slaughterhouses into a modern and stylish neighborhood.

Marvel at the sights of state-of-the-art architecture as you set your sights on the Standard Hotel and the IAC Building's undulating glass curtain design made by Frank Gehry.

Includes

  • Entertaining New Yorker Tour Guide

  • Chelsea Market visit

  • Death Avenue and West Side Cowboys visit

  • The High Line visit

  • The Standard Hotel visit

  • Chelsea Piers, New Jersey, Hudson River, Frank Gehry Building sightseeing

  • Gansevoort Market Historic District visit

  • Meatpacking District visit

  • Milk Gallery visit

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks unless specified

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Please arrive 10 minutes before scheduled departure.

  • Over 2 hours, this walking tour will have approximately 1 to 2 miles to walk on.

  • This tour will only be cancelled due to extreme weather conditions.

  • No need to print and present your vouchers. Just tell the guide your name.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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