Historic Lower Manhattan
& Financial District Tour

Discover the rich history of Lower Manhattan, New York City’s oldest neighborhood as you explore its colonial roots, its significance in the American Revolution, and its rise to power and influence to understand how it evolved to become the capital of the world. Your expert guide will take you on a path through history to visit many important sights from the early Dutch settlement and English colonial era as you learn about the events that inspired the formation and future of a free and independent nation.  Explore how it became the epicenter of trade, industry, finance, and innovation as it rose to become an influential hub of information and power with far reaching influence.

History will come to life as you uncover the stories and secrets through many extraordinary historical landmarks. Your tour through this historic district includes Battery Park with spectacular views of the Statue of Liberty, U.S. Custom House, Stone Street, Fraunces Tavern, Wall Street, Federal Hall, the New York Stock Exchange, Trinity Church, City Hall and more.

Fascinating Stories

Spectacular Views

Expert Guide


Tour Highlights

Experience the journey of New York from its early colonial beginnings to its evolution as the global financial powerhouse

Enjoy sweeping views of Downtown Harbor, the Statue of Liberty, Battery Park, and the Custom House

Discover the history behind significant sites including Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange, and City Hall

Learn about pivotal events that shaped the inception and future of a free and independent nation under the expert guidance of your tour guide

Tour Details

Tour Type

Private professionally guided walking tour.


2 hours


$299.00 USD  for up to 6 participants

$30.00 USD for each additional participant


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

Meeting Point

Bowling Green Park

by the south gate facing the National Museum of the American Indian

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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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