ABT has teamed up with Metro NYC Tours to provide visitors to New York City with an insider's view of the city we call home. Licensed tour guides will escort tourists on the tours give them an up close and personal view on New York City.
Here are the experiences at a glance. Please see the Special Events and Boat Ride tabs to see descriptions of the experiences.
When you think of New York Midtown Manhattan, you envision Times Square illuminated with neon lights, yellow cabs, Broadway Theater and of course, the hustle and bustle and heartbeat of the city. It is the world’s most valuable, busiest and most crowded piece of real estate. NYC is where you will find The Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal, Chrysler Building, Rockefeller Plaza, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and so much more.
Latin or Comedy Boat Ride Sail Dates:
Lower-East Side Walking Tour
The Lower East Side is the neighborhood that has been the melting pot for immigrants for generations. Italian, Jewish, German, Latino and Asian immigrants have all called the Lower East Side home. As one immigrant group left another wave of immigrants moved into the neighborhood. Once the most densely populated place on the planet, it has been gentrified by luxury condos.
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 3 p.m.
Greenwich Village Walking Tour
Greenwich Village is a village within a city.
Tour highlights include the following experiences --The Stonewall Inn, The Friends Apartment, Washington Square Park, Washington Arch, Café Wha?, Arthurs Tavern, New York University, Cherry Lane Theater, Chumleys Speakeasy, Last wooden and oldest house in NYC, Home of Washington Irving, Bleeker and McDougal Streets
Tuesday and Thursday at 3 p.m.
Soho, Little Italy, Chinatown Walking Tour
The Soho, Little Italy and Chinatown tour takes guests walking tour through the iconic streets of Soho with its cast iron buildings and upscale designer shops. Little Italy will smell the authentic Italian cooking and famous mafia locations. Chinatown offers colorful vendors and shows. We will snack at the dumpling shop (cost of dumpling is $1 and this fee is not included in the tour)
This tour provides visitors with an up close and personal walking tour to uncover Soho, Little Italy and Chinatown followed by a night of adult magic, Latin music, jazz or comedy on a boat.
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10 a.m.
Gangster Walking Tour
New York City’s historic past is plagued by dark events and powerful criminals who took the law into their own hands. Explore notorious places while learning about gangs who occupied the city’s neighborhoods.
Little Italy – where the Mafia and Cosa Nostra wreaked havoc and mob members were gunned down in the streets. Learn about the demise of the last don – John Gotti.
Chinatown was home ot the Tongs gang, where the infamous two Tongs would range war on each other. The battles were so violent the streets became known as “Bloody Angle.”
Explore the underground tunnels and hear stories of their war.
The Five Points – The Gangs of NY – As the Irish escaped the potato famine in Ireland, they landed in NY in the most poverty stricken slum in NYC. See where the five points converged and gang extortion, houses of ill-repute and crime flourished. Walk the streets where some of the most powerful gangs in NYC ruled and gain insight into some of the most feared and ruthless gangs in NYC.
The Gangster Walking Tour is paired with the comedy or adult magic show boat ride.
Comedy Boat Ride Sail Dates: April 20, May 18, August 17