Recent Searches
Clear

Top New York Historical Tours

Saved to wishlist!
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in New York. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials
Select Dates
Dates
Private and Luxury
City Tours
Cultural Tours
Architecture Tours
Religious Tours
Markets
Private Sightseeing Tours
Archaeology Tours
Night Tours
Food Tours
Fashion Tours
Rail Tours
Half-day Tours
Public Transportation Tours
Walking Tours
Adventure Tours
Underground Tours
Audio Guides
Helicopter Tours
Full-day Tours
Day Trips

407 results | All New York Tours

Sort by: Featured

OPEN: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options

OPEN: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options

star-5
3212
Visits to the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island are musts in the Big Apple. On this guided tour, you get boarding on the ferry from Manhattan to visit the two important historical sites. Visit the grounds of Liberty Island and go inside the Statue of Liberty Museum. Then hop the ferry to Ellis Island and learn about the millions of people who arrived here between 1892 and 1954 in hope of living the American dream. For the comprehensive 4 hour option, you will have a guided tour of both Liberty and Ellis Island. For the Express 2 hour option, you will have a guided tour of Liberty Island and you can visit Ellis Island on your own. For the Essential 30 minute tour, you will get the essential information prior to boarding and access to audioguides while on the island. With all options you will have roundtrip ferry tickets to both Liberty and Ellis Islands and entry into the Museums. You may stay as long as you wish after the tour. No Pedestal access.
More
  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$44.00
From
$44.00

Niagara Falls American Side Highlights Tour

Niagara Falls American Side Highlights Tour

star-5
1520
Get as close as possible to Niagara Falls on this guided escape to one of the world’s most incredible natural wonders and the surrounding Niagara Falls, USA region. Feel the powerful rush of 150,000 gallons of water per second from the Prospect Point Observation Tower, overlooking the American falls. Take a journey to the edge of the rushing water—by boat on the Maid of the Mist and by land on the Cave of the Winds tours—plus much more. Local hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
More
  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$129.95
From
$129.95

Washington DC Day Trip from New York City

Washington DC Day Trip from New York City

star-4
1465
On this New York to Washington DC tour, check out the nation’s capital in a day with all logistics, transport, and entrance fees included so you’re totally free to focus on the sights. Traveling by comfortable minivan or bus with a guide for commentary—another advantage over an independent trip—view landmarks including the White House and Washington Monument. Plus, visit Arlington Cemetery and the National Air and Space Museum.
More
  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$169.00
From
$169.00

Guided Central Park Pedicab Tour

Guided Central Park Pedicab Tour

star-5
389
Get to know Central Park, the most visited urban park in the United States, on a private pedicab tour. Take a leisurely ride around this iconic New York City landmark, exploring its many bridges, fountains and statues while learning about its history and design from the experienced driver/guide. See the spots featured in more than 300 different films since 1908 and discover interesting details and anecdotes about the park.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$50.00
From
$50.00

All-Access 9/11: Ground Zero Tour, Memorial and Museum, One World Observatory

All-Access 9/11: Ground Zero Tour, Memorial and Museum, One World Observatory

star-5
966
In remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001, take this guided tour of Ground Zero and the 9/11 Memorial. Walk through the space of the former World Trade Center in NYC, and get a deeper understanding of the events that took place on that day. Your ticket includes skip-the-line access to the 9/11 Museum and Memorial, as well as the One World Observatory for panoramic views of the city.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$109.00
From
$109.00

Early-Access Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour

Early-Access Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour

star-4.5
606
Avoid the big crowds at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island with help from this small-group, early-access tour in New York City. Climb aboard an early ferry to Liberty Island, and see the iconic Statue of Liberty up close. Walk the Stairs of Separation that divided some families, visit the joyful Kissing Post where many immigrants met their relatives, and more.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$59.00
From
$59.00

Full-Day New York

Full-Day New York "Must See" Small-Group Tour plus One World Observatory Ticket

star-5
590
Take in all the highlights of New York City on this comprehensive, one-of-a-kind tour. Explore the Big Apple like a New Yorker, as you walk, ride the subway and take the Staten Island ferry. Visit Times Square, the Broadway Theater District, Grand Central Terminal, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, and much more. Entrance to the One World Observatory is also included.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$109.00
From
$109.00

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour

star-5
477
Get up close and personal with Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty on a tour that covers two NYC landmarks. Listen to the live narration from you guide through your own personal headset; enjoy priority access to the ferry; and get the best views of Manhattan as you cross New York Harbor by boat. Plus, if you upgrade, ascend the Statue of Liberty pedestal for privileged views of the city skyline.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$64.99
From
$64.99

Manhattan Neighborhood Private Customized Walking Tour

Manhattan Neighborhood Private Customized Walking Tour

star-5
364
From bohemian Greenwich Village to fashion-forward Soho; New York's neighbourhoods each have their own distinctive character. On this walking tour, benefit from the undivided attention of a private guide and enjoy an itinerary customized to suit your interests. Perhaps visit Little Italy and Chinatown, see Times Square and Grand Central, or stroll around Central Park.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$64.00
Price varies by group size
From
$64.00
Price varies by group size

Superheroes in New York Walking Tour

Superheroes in New York Walking Tour

star-5
292
No city is the setting for superhero stories more often than New York, and with this walking tour, you can explore its most famous superhero movie and comic book sites and visit the locations where artists and writers developed some of your favorite characters. Whether you’re into Batman or Superman, Daredevil or Iron Man, you can heed the call for justice during this deep dive into the superhero universe.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$37.34
From
$37.34

Ground Zero Museum Workshop Tour

Ground Zero Museum Workshop Tour

star-4.5
290
In remembrance of the events that took place in New York City on September 11, 2001, take this guided, 1.5-hour tour of the Ground Zero Museum Workshop. See and touch hundreds of images and artifacts from the 9/11 recovery and experience the heroic efforts of the New York City Fire Department. Listen to audio stories with Bose surround sound headphones and real Ground Zero sound effects.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
From
$22.50
From
$22.50

Statue of Liberty Tour Access: Small-Group Afternoon Tour

Statue of Liberty Tour Access: Small-Group Afternoon Tour

star-5
287
Come explore this New York icon. Expert guides will meet you at Castle Clinton, a historic fort in Battery Park and a onetime possible site for the statue itself. From there you’ll board a ferry carrying you to Liberty Island. Your reservation includes a guided tour of the Liberty Island grounds with an expert English-speaking guide as well as access to the New Museum at Liberty Island.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$67.00
From
$67.00

Guided New York City Walking Tour from Manhattan to Brooklyn
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Guided New York City Walking Tour from Manhattan to Brooklyn

star-5
274
Combine an introduction to Manhattan with a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge in just a few hours, saving time with a guide who knows the best ways around the city to see more in less time. Walk from Manhattan to the trendy Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn, and cross the Brooklyn Bridge. Your guide tells you NYC history and fun city facts as you stroll.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$35.00
From
$35.00

9/11 Memorial, Ground Zero Tour with Optional One World Observatory Ticket

9/11 Memorial, Ground Zero Tour with Optional One World Observatory Ticket

star-5
262
Get a better understanding of the September 11 attacks on New York City on this guided walking tour. With a guide by your side, visit the National September 11 Memorial and Ground Zero, and hear stories about the event that changed a country and the world. See the impromptu memorials that sprang up in St Paul’s Chapel, and visit the incredible reflecting pools and Fireman’s Memorial. There’s also an optional upgrade to visit One World Observatory, where you can admire the NYC skyline.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$35.00
From
$35.00

High Line and Chelsea Small Group Tour

High Line and Chelsea Small Group Tour

star-5
261
An instant classic with locals and tourists since the day it opened in 2009, the High Line is a former railway line on the west side of Manhattan that has been converted into a dynamic park. This guided tour walks you through the High Line as well as the cosmopolitan neighborhood it runs through, Chelsea, and reveals amazing architecture and art you might not have noticed on your own.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$35.00
From
$35.00

New York City Slavery and Underground Railroad Tour

New York City Slavery and Underground Railroad Tour

star-5
254
Uncover a unique part of New York history not always brushed upon during this New York City Slavery and Underground Railroad tour. Follow the NYC Freedom Trail, and learn how a group of brave men and women forged the network that became the Underground Railroad. View the former city stations that were included on the Underground Railroad, and discover how New Yorkers risked their lives to help people escape slavery.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$35.00
From
$35.00

Boldt Castle and 1000 Islands Tour

Boldt Castle and 1000 Islands Tour

star-4.5
251
Spend 3-hours 30-minutes floating along the St Lawrence River on this memorable cruise that highlights the homes and history of the area's elite. Navigate the scenic shores of nearby Canada and visit Heart Island, where you'll have a chance to go on a self-guided tour of the iconic Boldt Castle and explore the island before returning to Clayton.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$25.00
From
$25.00

New York Secret Food Tour of Historic Greenwich Village w/ Private Tour Option

New York Secret Food Tour of Historic Greenwich Village w/ Private Tour Option

star-5
230
New York City has been known for its yummy food for centuries, but if you don’t know Greenwich Village well, you might pass up some of the city’s most delicious dishes. This New York secret food tour lets you sample a mix of doughnuts, New York-style pizza, cupcakes, bagels, and more, so you can get a taste for the rich history of this historic NYC area.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
From
$85.86
Price varies by group size
From
$85.86
Price varies by group size

Boston Freedom Trail Day Trip from New York City

Boston Freedom Trail Day Trip from New York City

star-3.5
206
Swap the Big Apple for a day in history-steeped Boston undistracted by transportation worries. Travel to the city by comfortable vehicle, and enjoy a comprehensive tour of its highlights with the benefit of a guide for commentary. Stroll around Cambridge’s Harvard Yard, admire the city’s Revolutionary-era landmarks along the Freedom Trail, and enjoy free time for a lunch of local favorites such as clam chowder at Quincy Market.
More
  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$169.00
From
$169.00

Niagara Falls Canada Tour from Niagara USA

Niagara Falls Canada Tour from Niagara USA

star-5
182
See the wilder, less-developed aspect of Niagara Falls with a 4-hour tour to the Canadian side of the border with pick up at New York hotels. Ride the Hornblower boat to the base of Horseshoe Falls, and feel the river’s massive power and cooling mist. Capture panoramic images from the 775-foot (236-meter) Skylon Tower, then listen to stories about the daredevils and adventurers who have taken on the falls in barrels and boats. Explore the Niagara’s scenic escarpment, power plants, rapids and vast whirlpool before returning to New York.
More
  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$140.35
From
$140.35

9/11 Memorial and Ground Zero Walking Tour with Optional 9/11 Museum

9/11 Memorial and Ground Zero Walking Tour with Optional 9/11 Museum

star-5
182
Learn more about the tragedies and triumphs of 9/11, one of the darkest days in NYC history, as you explore the 9/11 Memorial with a native New Yorker guide. Visit significant sites such as the 9/11 Memorial, St. Paul's Church, and the Fireman's Memorial on a walking tour, see the recently built Oculus, and upgrade to include admission to the 9/11 Museum.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$19.99
From
$19.99

Niagara Falls Canadian Side Evening Illuminations Tour from USA

Niagara Falls Canadian Side Evening Illuminations Tour from USA

star-5
177
Crossing the border to admire Niagara Falls from the Canadian side is a popular choice for visitors from the United States and the most atmospheric time to visit is in the evening hours. On this 6-hour tour, Journey Behind the Falls and stand at the foot of the thundering Horseshoe Falls, watch the sunset over the Great Gorge and Niagara Whirlpool, then enjoy the spectacular illuminations from the Skylon Tower.
More
  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$140.35
From
$140.35

9/11 Tribute Museum & Memorial Walking Tour

9/11 Tribute Museum & Memorial Walking Tour

star-5
177
Guided by survivors, recovery workers, family members, and first responders who lived through the event, this New York City 9/11 walking tour delivers an intimate look at 9/11 and its aftermath. Visit important sites and landmarks and learn about the day’s events including personal accounts from your guide. You'll also receive admission to the galleries of the 9/11 Tribute Museum.
More
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$35.00
From
$35.00

Highlights of the Metropolitan Museum Guided Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Highlights of the Metropolitan Museum Guided Tour

star-5
175
It’s possible to spend an entire day inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art and still not see everything, but this guided Met tour is the best way to take advantage of the riches that are inside one of the world’s greatest art museums. See the highlights of the collection and get special insight into the works of art on display, all within a small-group atmosphere.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$52.00
From
$52.00

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best Historical Tours in New York?
Q:
What Historical Tours in New York are taking additional safety precautions?
Q:
What Historical Tours in New York are good for avoiding crowds?