(Formerly our Half Apple Uptown Private Tour) Private Tour of Midtown Manhattan

3 Hours Subway and Foot Private Guide Flexible Itinerary

The Best of Midtown Manhattan

Coming to New York and looking for an iconic New York experience? Central Park, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Grand Central, Saint Patricks Cathedral, and the NY Public Library. Discover how midtown, a once rural outskirt of the city transformed into the epicenter of millionaire mansions, political upheaval and iconic sites. Always done by subway and foot the way real New Yorkers do it everyday.

Experience Real New York

We will explore not just the iconic sites, but seldom seen hidden gems that most tourists never get to experience.

Real New York Tour Guide

We truly believe our guides are the best in New York. It is their own unique perspective that makes our tours personalized, memorable, fun, and anything but cookie cutter.

Learn to Navigate the Subway

Our tours offer a local and immersive perspective of NYC. During your tour with us, you will get to know the subway system and feel more comfortable navigating throughout the rest of your visit.

No Microphones, Flags, or Scripts

With the personal and intimate experience we offer, you don't have to worry about looking like a tourist.

Pricing & Details

For groups larger than 12 guests, please contact us for pricing.

1 - 4 Guests
3 Hours
5 - 8 Guests
3 Hours
9 - 12 Guests
3 Hours
  • Recommended start time of 10am
  • Your guide can meet you at the concierge desk of your hotel if you are staying in midtown Manhattan
  • Each guest will need 3-4 subway rides on a MetroCard
  • Our tours are done by subway and walking so if you have any serious mobility issues please let us know
  • If you need to cancel or reschedule for any reason, please do so within 48 hours

Grand Central Terminal with David

See it on our Midtown Tour

Midtown Itinerary

Grand Central Terminal
Times Square
Rockefeller Center
Saint Patrick's Cathedral
5th Avenue
Central Park
Book your Midtown adventure!
“Fabrice was our tour guide and he was amazing! It was like walking around the city with our own personal historian. Fabrice designed a tour for us that stayed away from large crowds, which I hate, and the everyday tourist attractions. We walked for 3 hours through uptown and Central Park and had the most wonderful time! Fabrice took the time to teach us how to use the subway and gave us a map of where we had visited and where we should still go. On his recommendation we visited Brooklyn, the Chelsea market and returned to grand central terminal and fifth avenue on our own and loved it. I HIGHLY recommend Real New York tours and thank them for making our trip to New York unforgettable!”

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