Central Park Experience: A Scenic & Historical Walking Tour
Central Park Experience: A Scenic & Historical Walking Tour Tickets

Central Park Experience: A Scenic & Historical Walking Tour Tickets

New York, NY
Dec 17, 2023 - Feb 25, 2024

About Central Park Experience: A Scenic & Historical Walking Tour

Experience the ultimate lower Central Park tour from 59th to 81st Street! Whether you're a seasoned visitor or a first-time explorer of this urban masterpiece, prepare to immerse yourself in the splendor of Central Park's breathtaking scenery, uncover its hidden gems, delve into its rich history, and relive the visionary ambitions that bore the first large-scale public park in the United States. Join an unforgettable journey led by a New York City historian and Licensed New York City Tour Guide, with over two decades of expertise in the art of education and entertainment.

Traverse Central Park's enchanting landscape and venture through its tapestry of wonders. Marvel at the serenity of the Pool, admire the grandeur of the Mall, stand in awe before the Bethesda Terrace, and bask in the presence of the Angel of the Waters statue. Saunter along the tranquil shores of the Lake, cross the entrancing Bow Bridge, and explore the mystical beauty of the Ramble. Prepare to be enchanted by the Gothic Revival masterpiece that is Belvedere Castle and Vista Rock, offering panoramic vistas beyond 81st Street of the famous Great Lawn and Delacorte Theater.

This tour is not just about the park; it's a voyage through time. Discover the pre-park history, where an African American and immigrant community—Seneca Village—thrived for thirty vibrant years before the park's creation.

During our expedition, you'll be captivated as you: • Dive into Central Park's enthralling history, from Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux's visionary design to the park’s ambitious fifteen-year construction • Stroll through the exquisite Bethesda Terrace and Arcade, marvel at the Angel of the Waters statue • Revel in the vast expanse of the fifteen-acre Sheep Meadow, once home to grazing Southdown sheep • Cross the elegant cast iron Bow Bridge, a star of countless classic films • Stand before the awe-inspiring Belvedere Castle and savor unparalleled views of the renowned Great Lawn • Stroll along the Mall, where majestic American Elms stand sentinel, and pay homage to "Women's Rights Pioneers"…and so much more!

This tour is a riveting experience, catering to first-time adventurers, seasoned park-goers, and native New Yorkers alike. Central Park is a treasure trove of delights and surprises that go beyond the surface. Join us and uncover the magic that awaits in the most celebrated and visited urban park in the United States!

Important Information

This tour operator offers other New York area walking tours, including Hamilton & Washington: Secrets of the Past, the Best of Brooklyn tour, and Secret Places of Central Park.




You must be age 8+ to attend.