Advance purchase is required and tours often sell out. To maximize the date and time you prefer please book well in advance. Tickets may be purchased with Visa, Mastercard or American Express either online or by calling 800-619-2795 Ext. 2.
The NYC Kids Learning and Fun Tour begins at the SouthEAST corner of 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue at Bryant Park. The tour ends at The Plaza Hotel. The Subway/Walking version ends at Dylan's Candy Bar. The NYC Kids Explore Greenwich Village Tour begins at Washington Square Park NORTH at Fifth Avenue (underneath the arch) and ends at the NorthWEST corner of 14th Street and Eighth Avenue (in front of the Old New York Savings Bank Clock--now a CVS Pharmacy.)
Look for the guide carrying the colorful totes.
The NYC Kids Learning & Fun Tour is approximately 2.5-3 hours and the NYC Kids Explore Greenwich Village Tour is approximately 2 hours.
The NYC Kids Learning and Fun Tour is private and will consist of your family only. The NYC Kids Explore Greenwich Village Walking Tour is limited to 15 people. ALL children MUST be accompanied by an adult at least 21 years of age or older--no exceptions. Valid ID required.
You will see some famous NYC landmarks and attractions along with some fun kids-related stores! Each child will be given an activities book or activity sheets (for the Explore Greenwich Village Tour) with lessons that cover state educational standards. There are 3 levels of activity books/sheets available and they will be distributed according to your child's age. The guide will encourage the children to complete the activities on the tour or at home after the tour. This is a very interactive tour. For the NYC Kids Learning and Fun Tour you will be hopping in and out of the transportation a great deal to take part in activities. For the NYC Kids Explore Greenwich Village Tour you will be walking approximately 1.5 miles.
For the NYC Kids Learning and Fun Tour, about 40% of each tour is spent in transit although you will be entertained by the guide/given assignments in the activity books along the way. The other 60% of the tour is spent off the bus.
A towncar, mini-van or bus is provided on the NYC Kids Learning and Fun Tour depending on number of people.
Yes. The transportation has air-conditioning during the summer and heat during the winter.
Yes, although there will be some stops along the way where you will be granted 10 to 15 minutes of free time for browsing/taking photos.
For the NYC Kids Learning and Fun Tour there is minimal walking required. For the NYC Kids Explore Greenwich Village Tour you will be walking approximately 1.5 miles.
It’s always a good idea to have some cash on hand, however, there will be ATM’s along the way.
The tours run in all weather, and we advise you to dress accordingly.
These tours are most appropriate for children ages 6 to 11 although we can accommodate children under 6 years of age as well. These tours are not recommended for children under 3 years of age.
For the NYC Kids Learning and Fun Tour, there is a parking garage located on 43rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues just one block north of Bryant Park. For the NYC Kids Explore Greenwich Village Tour there is a parking garage EAST of Eighth Avenue. As rates for parking vary and can be expensive, we highly recommend public transportation or taxis.
Giving a tour is considered a service. Gratuity is definitely recommended and always greatly appreciated.
Your guide will be a licensed NYC tour guide with a solid background in teaching and/or education. Please note that the tour activities were designed by Rhonda Rockwell, an educator for over 25 years with a Masters Degree in Education.
There will be access to at least one public restroom on the tours and several cafes and restaurants. We highly recommend using the restroom PRIOR to the tour.
Food and drink are not included in the ticket price of the NYC Kids Learning and Fun Tour. For the NYC Kids Explore Greenwich Village Tour, the cupcakes are included. There will be places to purchase food/snacks along the way if you wish.
There will be an opportunity to rest in the transportation for the NYC Kids Learning and Fun Tour and for the NYC Kids Explore Greenwich Village Tour there will be some park benches along the way.
Absolutely! NYC Kids Tours will be happy to arrange a private tour for your family or school group. Please fill out the e-mail form above or call us at 800-619-2795 for more information.
We can provide a translator for an additional charge, if needed. Please contact us at 800-619-2795 for more information.
Wheelchair accessible transportation can be provided upon request if requests are made at least 48 hours in advance. Please contact us at 800-619-2795 for more information.
Strollers are permitted. Pets are not permitted.
A 10% discount is offered to groups of 15 or more people.
Our tours run year round.
Yes. If you’d like to buy a gift certificate, contact us at 800-619-2795, Ext. 2.
NYC Kids Tours
Phone: 800-619-2795 Ext. 2