Venue Details

4 Star Starred
Main Entrance - Chrysler Building
Between 42nd and 43rd street 405 Lexington Ave New York, NY 10174
Get directions
27 events
9 reviews
11 stars
It's an outside walking tour, so be sure to dress appropriately. It's not fun if you are freezing!
star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

Midtown Explorer Walking Tour
8 ratings
5.0 average rating
  • 8
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
17 events
7 reviews
6 stars
attended Feb 07 2013

As a native born New Yorker, I thought I would take a walking tour to places I passed many times but never really stopped to explore what's before my very eyes. To my surprise, I discovered things I never noticed before. Look down, bronze plaques...continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
17 events
6 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 03 2013

I've lived in New York before, but still, I loved this tour! Max is one of the best tour guides in the business. Dress warmly if it's cold outside, wear comfortable shoes, and go!

star this review starred report as inappropriate
MT Figueroa
18 events
2 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

The Midtown Explorer Walking Tour was excellent. We learned so much information, history, and hidden secrets about the city. Also, about future plans. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and pleasant. This tour is great for tourists and also...continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
View All 6 Reviews
More Information



Some of the stops on this exciting, informative, and visually impressive walking tour include: 

  • Grand Central Terminal 
  • Chrysler Building 
  • New York Public Library and Bryant Park 
  • Times Square 
  • Rockefeller Center 
  • Fifth Avenue 

Stops: There will be one restroom break during our walk, as well an included bottle of water and sweet treat.

Distance and duration: This walk covers about 2 miles on foot in about 3 hours. We proceed at a moderate pace on flat terrain.

More about the tour: Behind the rapid movement lies a section of Manhattan that is a product of famous rivalries, huge risk-taking, and constant change. Get to know a critical part of the city that many of its daily commuters take for granted. We will explore the stories behind some of the most famous sites and landmarks, from Grand Central Terminal and the Chrysler Building to Times Square and Rockefeller Center. We will also talk about many things in between, including Manhattan’s famous grid and some of its most iconic skyscrapers.

Guide gratuities are not included in the tour price, so if you enjoy your tour, tips are very much appreciated. Finally, please dress for the weather, as the tour takes place rain or shine.

About the Ticket Supplier: CityRover Walking Tours

Check out CityRover’s highly rated walking tours in New York City. Exciting itineraries, packed with interesting sights, history, memorable stories, and even some local snack stops along the way. Group sizes are intimate, and the tours are perfect for long-time city dwellers, recent transplants, and visitors alike.