Walks & Tours

Your guide to the best walks and tours in NYC, from popular walking tours to secret escapes under the city

New York walks & tours: Critics’ picks

Madison Square Garden All-Access Tour

  • Critics choice

There are few better ways to feel like a celebrity, or at the very least, someone who's really loaded, than surveying the typically off-limits

  1. Madison Square Garden 4 Pennsylvania Plaza (Seventh Ave), between 31st and 33rd Sts, 10001
  2. Sun Apr 20 - Wed Dec 31
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Radio City Stage Door Tour

  • Critics choice

This hour-long tour of the Art Deco theater includes a look at the Roxy Suite—created for vaudeville producer Samuel Lionel "Roxy" Rothafel when

  1. Radio City Music Hall 1260 Sixth Ave, at 50th St
  2. Sun Apr 20 - Wed Dec 31
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Radical Alphabet City Tour

  • Critics choice

Learn about the homegrown activism that has long been a part of the Lower East Side and East Village’s culture. The tour visits the areas’

  1. Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space 155 Ave C, between 9th and 10th Sts, 10009
  2. Sun Apr 20
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New York State Pavilion Opening Ceremony & Tour

  • Critics choice
  • Free

If you only recognize the space-agey steel and concrete structure inhabiting Queens’ Flushing Meadows–Corona Park from its cameos in Men in Black

  1. Flushing Meadows–Corona Park 111th St to Van Wyck Expwy, between Flushing Bay and Grand Central Pkwy
  2. Tue Apr 22
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