Explore the decadent history of the Upper East Side, from its Gatsby-esque billionaires to its modern luxury high rises. Walk in the footsteps of the Kennedys, Carnegies, and Rockefellers as you visit mansions that put the “gilded” in Gilded Age, renowned hotels, the hangouts of modern-day celebrities, and designer boutiques. You’ll learn about the neighborhood’s meteoric rise to affluence, from undeveloped farmland at the turn of the 20th century to the epicenter of luxury that you see now. Whether you’re an adventurous out of towner or a lifelong New Yorker, you’ll walk away with new insights into the decadent history of this iconic neighborhood.
Note: There will be approximately 3.8 miles of walking on this tour.
What to expect
- Tour the stunning Upper East Side, New York City’s lap of luxury
- Visit iconic and little known mansions, churches, and boutiques
- Learn fascinating trivia and stories about the neighborhood’s famous inhabitants
About this Activity
|Price||$50.00 per guest|
|Duration / Session||2.25 hours|
Notice of cancellation must be provided at least 72 hours in advance in order to receive a refund minus a $5 reservation fee. The tour will not run if there is a severe weather warning. Otherwise, in the case of light rain or snow fall without the presence of lightening, the tour will run as scheduled. If a tour is canceled you will be notified and a full refund will be issued.