Tour runs Saturdays at 11 am
Tour Length: 2 hours, 1.5 miles/2 kilometers
Perhaps no other New York neighborhood more beautifully blends its legendary past with the trend-setting allurements of the present than the South Street Seaport Historic District. And on this tour, be assured, you will experience every thrilling aspect of it. Roam in a quarter renowned for its majestic tall ships, 1830s Greek Revival warehouses and counting houses, and Federalist buildings dating from the late 1700s. Visit the watering hole where pirates once hoisted grog with ladies of ill repute, and the famed Paris Café, where Thomas Edison, Annie Oakley, Teddy Roosevelt, and Buffalo Bill were guests. Your expert guide weaves riveting tales of seafaring intrigue as you explore little-known historical nooks few tourists ever see. Equally impressive are the Seaport's chic bistros, shopping emporiums, clubs and cultural attractions you'll be introduced to. Trust us. This is one tour simply not to be missed.