Winter 2023

A view of Manhattan looking uptown from One World Observatory

New York City is back! We had a wonderfully busy holiday season in the Big Apple, and now we’re taking a short winter break. Please contact us for private and small group tours. You may also take our tours through Bowery Boys Walks where Emma is the guide for Gilded Age Mansions of Fifth Avenue, […]

Springtime in New York

Spring flowers in the Northeast are gorgeous, and they are especially beautiful in New York City’s parks and public spaces.  Each spring we enjoy a range of glorious colors from the sunny yellow of forsythia and daffodils in early March, to the riot of white, pink, fuchsia, and lilac on the cherry and crab apple […]

For the first-time visitor

First-time visitors to New York City are often overwhelmed when they find themselves surrounded by the hustle and bustle of one of the most famous cities in the world.  Visitors can use guide books and maps to orient themselves, and there is plenty of information available — right here on this website too!  However, the […]

Famous Sights – Grand Central Station

In 1869, the railroad tycoon Cornelius “Commodore” Vanderbilt had consolidated his train lines at 4th Ave. (Park Ave.) and 42nd Street at the Grand Central Depot.  It was replaced with the current Grand Central Terminal (often called Grand Central Station) (1903-1913) designed by the architectural firms of Reed and Stem and Warren and Wentmore.  The slow pace of the contruction is easy […]

Live your dream, live the magic that is New York City…

Welcome to My New York City Tours!  Here you’ll find fun posts on NYC sights, art, and culture, dining and shopping, and fun facts and videos about the greatest city in the world.  Check out our list of tours to find the ones that interest you the most, and then contact us for more information about a […]

For the art and museum lover

New York City is home to many of the world’s greatest museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Guggenheim Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, the Whitney Museum, the Frick Collection, and many, many others. With My New York City Tours you can select the museum or museums […]