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The Village Sampler – High Line to Washington Square With a Slice of Pizza in the Village

The High Line in NYC

Tour Highlights

  • Tour the High Line, America’s first elevated park, and learn about its incredible transformation
  • Learn about Chelsea Market, the popular indoor food and flea market, where the Oreo cookie was born more than a century ago (we will not stroll through it)
  • Stop for a great slice of pizza in Greenwich Village (included in price) as we wind our way through the quaint streets of this famous and historic neighborhood
  • Discover the recently opened Gansevoort Market in the trendy Meatpacking District and learn about the area’s evolution
  • Enjoy the views and photo opportunities in Washington Square; learn about the famous Arch, Millionaires’ Row, the murder of Stanford White, and the park’s creepy past

You can follow someone holding a flag and speaking into a microphone, or you can spend a few hours with us discovering the High Line, exploring the Meatpacking District, getting lost in Greenwich Village, enjoying a delicious slice of pizza, and taking in the sights and sounds in Washington Square.

The CityRover Difference:

  • We offer unique NYC walking tours that are rated 5-stars on TripAdvisor
  • Small groups (12 max.), no microphones, no flags
  • Engaging local guides, fun stories and interesting facts
  • Local snack stops and focus on a non-touristy experience
  • Satisfaction Guarantee

Tour Details:

About 3hrs and 15 min; 3 miles on foot (5 km)
$45 for adults, $25 for kids 12 and under
Thursday and Sunday at 10am
Maximum group size is 12 adults
Slice of pizza + short stop at food market
Start near Chelsea Market and end in Washington Square (exact meeting point will be emailed after booking)

If you have any questions about this walking tour, please click on the Email Us button below, and we’ll respond to your inquiry within 24 hours.  Or call us at  (347) 464-9335.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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Strolling on the High Line
Nonna Maria at Bleecker Street Pizza
Learning about the brownstones in the West Village
Learning About the High Line
This was a great walking tour of the High Line, Meatpacking Dist, and Greenwich Village (Village Sampler). Danielle was our guide and her enthusiasm for the area was definitely infectious. A born and raised New Yorker, she was able to bring a sense of living in the city to her comments along with imparting history and how neighborhoods have changed so quickly. We also got a couple snacks in 2 charming locations. Very informative and interesting. She was also quite good at stopping in shady areas as it was a pretty warm day. 3.5 hrs well spent and a real sense of some of New York's famous neighborhoods imparted.
We just got back to Sweden after a week in NY. The tour with CityRover were one of the high points during our stay. We were a small group, focus on city development was really interesting and our guide could answer all our questions. Except from the key message of the tour we also had a chance to learn a lot about the American systems and way of life. So thanks a lot for making a memorable and interesting tour, I hope we get the chance to follow another one during our next visit!
Danielle with CityRover is excellent! We had a (private) group of 14 women for a 4 hour tour of the Highline, Greenwich Village, etc and it was wonderful. She's a delightful companion and very fun and knowlegable about the city she loves. Would definitely take another tour with Danielle and CityRover!

Additional Tour Info

How strenuous is this walk? This walk covers about 3.5 miles on foot in about 3.5 hours.  There will be a couple of breaks along the way.  The terrain is flat except for some stairs to get up and down the High Line (if the elevators are not working).  However, we try to maintain a steady walking pace to cover all the areas of interest.  So if you think you might find it difficult to keep up at a moderate walking speed with the rest of the group, please consider a private tour with us, which can be tailored to suit your pace and fitness level.

What About Kids? Our public tours are not ideal for young children, as they involve a lot of walking and cover topics geared to adults.  If you would like to tour with us and have children ages 10 and younger, please contact us about a private tour.   That said, there are 2 “child” tickets ($25 each) available for each public tour for children ages 12 and under.

Meeting Point: Detailed meeting point instructions will be emailed to you once your reservation has been processed.  The tour starts near Chelsea Market and usually ends near Washington Square.

Stops: There will be at least 1 restroom break during our walk.  Each participant will also be offered a complimentary bottle of water on the walk and a couple of snacks along the way.  A meal prior to the tour is recommended.

Are gratuities included? Guide gratuities are not included in the tour price, so if you enjoy your tour, tips are very much appreciated.