Our alternative private walking tours of New York explore everything from iconic buildings to overlooked neighborhood gems.

Streetwise New York guides enjoy the challenge of creating unique itineraries. Often customers choose more off-the-beaten-path routes.

Our tours are designed to explore the city by foot so be prepared to walk and join the masses on public transportation.

Our tours range from 3 to 6 hours. Below are suggested itineraries for alternative private walking tours of New York, but all tours can be customized.

A non-Touristy Look at Classic Sites and Neighborhoods

Perfect for the first time visitor looking for a crash course of Manhattan or for groups looking to dig deeper. [More Info.]

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Hip | Skyline Views |Dynamic

Go beyond Manhattan and visit historic, creative and diverse neighborhoods in Brooklyn. [More Info.]

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Ethnic Diversity | Food | Street Life

A tour of the World’s most diverse area.
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Immigrant NY Old and New

An interactive and insightful tour of current and past immigration in Manhattan or Queens. [More Info.]

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Schools | Non-Profits | Team Building

Customized alternative private walking tours of New York for Companies, Organizations, Educational or Traveler Groups. [More Info.]

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Streetwise NY Tours helped make our trip OUTSTANDING!

“Streetwise NY Tours are outstanding, top-notch, and worth every penny! I booked 3 private Streetwise Tours for our family while we were visiting NYC a few weeks ago to celebrate my husband’s 50th birthday. We have a 10-year-old son, and I wanted us to really experience as much of NY as possible. What better way to do this than by 3-hour walking tours?!”


Off The Beaten Path

“We joined a small group to discover lower Manhattan’s culture and its influence by the many ethnic groups who came to NY over the years… Some of sights and info are quite mind-blowing, but I won’t give it all away. – But be prepared for the unexpected, I highly recommend Streetwise for their friendly service, passion for what they do and competence. – and what a great alternative to sitting on a double decker bus stuck in traffic.”

Chris U,

Funky Lower East Side and Chinatown Walking Tour

“Our guide talked about the usual things–about history and immigrants and pushcarts–BUT we also visited places that tours usually don’t cover,”

Irene R,


1-4 People
$225 – 3 hrs

$300 – 4.5 hrs

$375 – 6 hrs

5-7 People
$275 – 3 hrs

$350 – 4.5 hrs

$425 – 6 hrs

(Prices In Total)

8+ People
Contact us for large group pricing and options.

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+1 917 693 5491


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