Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo Tour

This private tour explores two of Brooklyn’s most historic and visually astounding neighborhoods to discover the extraordinary stories behind some of its most notable landmarks and legendary residents as it takes you through events that helped shape the the country and our modern cultural perspective.

Brooklyn Heights is New York City’s first designated historic district, celebrated for its architectural diversity and storied residences nestled along tree-lined streets.  First you’ll encounter the grand architecture around Brooklyn Civic Center and learn about the borough’s history and development.  Discover historic houses of worship with profound significance such as Plymouth Church.  Explore streets with classic old New York charm to a varied collection of historical homes and rediscover celebrated residents who dwelled and made their own history around them.   Next you’ll make your way to the Brooklyn Promenade to take in spectacular city views.

Continue your journey to into Dumbo and learn how a once a bustling port and industrial hub has transformed into a vibrant waterfront promenade adorned with parks and modern mixed-use spaces. Explore iconic structures and remnants of its storied past along its inviting, brick-lined streets embellished with an eclectic variety of trendy shops, hip cafes and eateries offering everything from casual classic New York-style cuisine to an eclectic mix of international fare.  Be taken through an incredible labyrinth of modern structures to capture memories of a journey you wont forget.

Historical Landmarks

Diverse Architecture

Extraordinary Views


Tour Highlights

Brooklyn Heights: Explore one of the most diverse collections of architectural styles in the nation.

Historical insights: Discover hidden histories, fascinating stories and historical facts around local landmarks.

Remarkable residents Walk in the footsteps and relive the lives of legendary residents who made their mark on history.

Discover Dumbo: Experience the vibrant district known for its industrial architecture, brick lined streets and leisure time attractions.

Stunning Views: Enjoy panoramic views of iconic structures and the Manhattan skyline around Brooklyn’s waterfront.

Tour Details

Tour Type

Private professionally guided walking tour.


2 hours


$325.00 USD  for up to 6 participants

$30.00 USD for each additional participant


  • Private Personalized Tour
  • Expert Licensed Local Guide
  • Customizable Experience

Meeting Point

Brooklyn Borough Hall Station in Columbus Park
By the fountain facing Brooklyn Borough Hall
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Please note...


We want you to have a great experience and will do our best to accommodate you. Even with the best intentions we understand that sometimes things happen. We ask kindly that you please take a moment to review our policies:

  • Safety – We follow all of the most current federal, state and local guidelines and follow best practices to ensure the safety of all. Our tours take place outdoors unless otherwise noted. Masks and social distancing are recommended and may be required to enter indoor facilities when applicable. We make every effort to avoid high traffic areas to make for a more comfortable experience.
  • Weather – all tours are conducted on a year round basis, rain or shine. If inclement weather is expected or there is a severe weather advisory warning in effect around the time of the tour, we will contact you to discuss all options including or rescheduling the tour to another day or provide a refund.
  • Schedule – tours start promptly at the designated meeting location for your chosen tour. We recommend you plan to arrive a few minutes early. If you anticipate a delay in arrival please call us at (646) 320-1277.
  • Exchanges and Refunds – if for any reason you cannot make your scheduled tour we will be happy to reschedule your tour for another day. If you must cancel your tour we will provide a full refund of your tour at your request with a minimum of 24 hours notice.
  • Reservations – you can reserve a tour by phone, e-mail, or securely online. Advance reservations are recommended for all tours. Scheduled tours start promptly at the designated meeting location for your chosen tour. We recommend you plan to arrive a few minutes early.
  • Dress – for the most enjoyable experience we suggest dressing appropriately for the weather and wearing comfortable walking shoes.
  • Photos – bring a fully charged phone or camera! Your guide is happy to take photos for you at your request.
  • Accessibility – our tours take place on level terrain and are stroller and wheelchair friendly. Please notify your guide if any participants might require special accommodation or accessibility during the tour.
  • Transportation – we know that the best way to experience New York City is on foot. Our tours are walking tours that go at a comfortable leisurely pace. We can provide private transportation or assist with public transportation for an additional fee upon request.

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