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Inside Out Tours offers a range of award-winning and authentic New York City walking tours. Experience the hidden histories of iconic NYC neighborhoods, from SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown, to the Brooklyn Bridge, Williamsburg and Bushwick, Grand Central, Harlem, Brooklyn Heights, Bryant Park and the South Bronx! We have scheduled tours running 7 days a week throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx. We conduct scheduled tours in both English and Spanish.
Inside Out Tours welcomes you to join us for a private tour. If you're traveling with a small group of friends or family, this tour is for you! We'll show you great places across the city and help you discover the fascinating stories behind them! We conduct private tours in English, Spanish, French, and Italian.
Featured Tour of the Month
NYC Slavery & the Underground Railroad Tour
Visit the site of the city’s first slave market and learn about the origins of slavery in colonial New York.
Discover the secret escapes of the Underground Railroad and view a former stop along this famous route.
Visit the African Burial Ground Memorial, a powerful tribute to the nation’s earliest known African and African American cemetery.
Learn the exciting history of how a band of brave men and women formed the networks that became the Underground Railroad. Visit an archeological site and memorial dedicated to the memory of enslaved Africans in colonial America. View a former station of the Underground Railroad. Learn about the riots, revolts and dramatic escapes that occurred during the era of American slavery. Listen to tales of courage and triumph and discover the stories of real New Yorkers who risked their lives and properties to help people escape slavery.
“A very interesting and informative tour of the slavery and underground railroad in New York. Our guide had an incredible knowledge and you could see his passion for the history. Totally recommend this tour. We did it as part of the New York pass.”
“[The Tour Guide] was a perfect guide for this tour. It was fun meeting the business owners and learning the history of the area and best of all getting to taste the food!”
“It was a very nice and informative tour. We have seen interesting places and have learned a lot about how the Bronx is nowadays. Thank you, …!”
“I had a fantastic time on this tour yesterday! Although I have lived in Manhattan for 20 years, this tour revealed parts of the city that I had no idea existed or have only seen as background shots in films. The guide, …, put everyone at ease with her friendly demeanor and obvious enthusiasm for the beautiful, quirky, and often poignant, historical details of the sites we visited. So pleased with the value and quality of service. I am not particularly informed about architecture and was surprised that the she was able to deliver so much information in such an entertaining format. Her ability to improvise when the hectic city intruded was superb. Looking forward to checking out of this company’s tours soon!”
“What a wonderful tour guide … turned out to be. A fountain of knowledge with a magnificent voice breaking out in song when informing us about the source of gospel music. With so much enthusiasm from our guide, how could we not have had the best time! The service in the Brooklyn Tabernacle was such a highlight, the singing lives on forever. Great tour.”
“This was an outstanding tour. The tour guide was very enthusiastic and made it very interesting. We thoroughly enjoyed the visit and participation with the church service. I highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting the New York area”
“[The Tour Guide] was our guide for this lengthy and in-depth tour. It was well off the beaten track, and really interesting, with demographic, historical and political insights into the story of street art in Brooklyn, and its place on the world stage. I really came to appreciate the ephemeral nature of the art work, and sure enough, some was found during our tour. My son later spotted some by ‘invader’ in Greenwich Village on a subsequent tour. Really informative, and intelligently presented tour.”
“We did the Bronx Renaissance Tour … today. Despite the awful weather, she was very enthusiastic and taught us loads about the Bronx, its history (both good and bad) and its ongoing ‘renaissance’. Interesting concept and very good tour guide. Would definitely recommend.”
“An informative tour given by a hard-core fan of the Brooklyn Bridge. Lots of details both historical and technical about the bridge, and history and tips of the Dumbo area.”
“Just got back from New York and we went on the Gospel Tour … OMG it was really cold but well worth it we had an amazing time the highlight of our trip anyone going to New York you really have to book this tour. THANK YOU … and please thank the church it was so uplifting”