Meet your guide just a few blocks from Central Park, and then it’s time for a 2-hour stroll through the cultural history of this New York City icon. Learn about and fall in love with this New York City landmark, exploring the many bridges, fountains and sculptures throughout the park while learning about its history and design from an experienced guide.
Central Park is the most visited urban park in the United States, with almost 40 million visitors each year. It’s also one of the most-filmed locations in the world. In fact, over 300 movies have scenes within the park, from Romeo and Juliet in 1908 to The Avengers in 2011 and beyond. Some of the cinematic highlights on this walking tour include the Boathouse Café from Sex and the City and When Harry Met Sally, the Bandshell in Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Kramer vs. Kramer, the pond from Home Alone 2, Tavern on the Green from Wall Street and Ghostbusters, the Conservatory from Stewart Little and many more.
There are plenty of rest stops along the way where the guide will talk about the many interesting details of this National Historic Landmark park. The tour is rated as an easy stroll, with no significant hills to climb. And with no more than 25 people on the tour, it makes for an ideal, personalized experience.