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Tour Highlights

 

 

Tour Highlights”

With Susan and Art Zuckerman

Contact: 914 633-6658 or E Mail: marscot@att.net

www.ztravelandleisure.com

 

 

Neighborhoods

  • Greenwich Village & The West Village
  • Lower East Side
  • Chinatown
  • East Village & Alphabet City
  • 5th Ave 42nd To 59th & Rockefeller Center “Controversies”
  • Across 42nd Street from the Library to the U N (Includes Grand Central)
  • Times Square & Hell’s Kitchen
  • Harlem South & Harlem North (Can be 2 tours)
  • Morningside Heights & Upper West Side
  • Soho & Little Italy
  • Historic NY (The Battery to Wall Street)
  • Ladies’ Mile (Gramercy Park, Union Sq. & Madison Sq.)
  • Movers and Shakers (Along 34th Street: JP Morgan Library & Madison Square Garden, Macy’s, Murray Hill)
  • City Hall, Brooklyn Bridge, African Burial Ground, Ground Zero & South Street Seaport
  • Tribeca & Tango lessons- Explore Robert DeNiro’s neighborhood
  • Central Park (Southern area)
  • Central Park (Northern area)
  • (Walking and limited walking options)
  • Millionaire’s Mile and Museum Mile
  • Park Ave (Rich and Famous) and NY Real Estate secrets & diverse architecture
  • West Village and MePa

 

***EXECUTIVE TOUR: Be a guest on our radio WVOX 1460 show and tour ***

 

Ethnic Tours

  • Jewish New York

  • Irish New York

  • Italian Culture Tour ( NEW)

Tour Staten Island’s Fabulous Tuscan Garden, Travel on the Ferry to America to Mulberry street & old Little Italy

TRAVEL STEERAGE AS IF YOU WERE ARRIVING ON ELLIS ISLAND

  • Chinese Culture Tour

  • Asian Diversity Tour (Indian, Japanese, Korean, etc.)

  • Russian Brighton Beach Brooklyn & Coney Island

  • African American Diaspora

  • The Bronx Food Experience “The Real Little Italy”

  • Latino New York

  • Multi-Ethnic Neighborhood Exploration

Themes

  • Women of New York ( All City)

  • Women of Greenwich Village

  • Secret Museums # 1

  • Secret Museums # 2

  • Strange New York with a “Little Sex”

( With or Without SEX!)

  • Haunted New York

  • New York Underground & The Subways (Visit the Transit Museum in Brooklyn by subway) with….

The Atlantic Ave. Tunnel (Sundays only)

  • Radio, Movies, TV and Theater

  • Mystery Radio Show

Attend a live reenactment of Old time radio broadcast

IE: “The Shadow” and others

Neighborhood tour options prior to show

(Pick 1 or 2 neighborhoods of your choice to visit)

  • World’s Fastest Talking Woman Tour

  • New York After Dark” or “ Holiday Lights”

  • Legal New York (A little Murder and Mayhem)

  • The Hudson Riverfront (The Cloisters, Inwood Park and Fort Tryon Park)

  • War Time NY (From Early Dutch to Present day)

  • Musical New York

  • Opera Cabaret and Neighborhood

  • Shop Till You Drop Tour” and Fashion Tour (Madam Alexander Doll Museum and outlet visit, and more)

  • Literary Greenwich Village

  • Financial NY & WALL STREET with Financial Museum, Federal Reserve, Trinity Church, Federal Hall & more

  • Times Square in Detail ( The Theater District)

 

 

Food Tours

(Note: “All” Food Tours cover different Ethnic Cuisines and unique neighborhoods histories & talks) Can Mix and Match

  • Ethnic Food Tour # 1 From Little Italy in The Bronx to Manhattan ( Italian, Chinese, Jewish)

  • Ethnic Food Tour # 2 Manhattan (Indian, Spanish, Deli, Belgian, Ukrainian)

  • Ethnic Food Tour # 3 Ethnic Queens

(Asian, Middle Eastern, Greek, Indian & neighborhoods)

  • Ethnic Food Tour # 4 The Bronx and Westchester

(Irish, Soul and Manhattan adventure)

 

All Stops in Manhattan will visit the Famous Candy store of the Lower East Side

 

 

 

 

Unusual Pubs of New York

Visit the most historic PUBS of NYC and learn their history from Prohibition to Present day!

 

Some are haunted and some were speak Easies !

 

Chocolate Tour (By Bus or Van)(NEW)

Travel by bus through NY to visit the best Chocolate emporiums, tastings as you spend the full day experiencing these fabulous and diverse chocolate masterpieces

  • * Chocolate crepes
  • * Chocolate Italian Pastry and presentation
  • * Chocolate Samples at stops
  • * Quick lunch Break
  • * Chelsea Market

And of course non-stop history and Highlights of NY & Chocolate

 

 

Water Tours

  • NY by Water 3 Hours of Manhattan great coast a tour of Chelsea area & The Winter Garden (Ground Zero)

  • Sailing Adventure” & Neighborhoods

Brooklyn Series

  • Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo & Fort Greene’s Fabulous Sculpture Garden “Walk part of the Bridge”

  • Ethnic Brooklyn- Most diverse in the world!

  • Little Odessa (Russian Brighton beach) & Coney Island

  • Park Slope and Prospect Park

  • Red Hook and BoCoCa & Middle Eastern Atlantic Ave.

 

Queens

  • Queens # 1 Louis Armstrong House, World’s Fair and Flushing

  • Queens # 2 Roosevelt Island, Astoria and Long Island City

 

Staten Island

  • Sailors Snug Harbor & The Chinese Scholars Garden

**** (Travel By Staten Island Ferry & Tour of Harbor) ****

& visit “The New Tuscan Garden” You’ll think you’re in Italy!”

DA” Bronx

  • The Hall Of Fame, The Gould library (“The Pantheon Look alike!-“Landmarked”), Magnificent Woodlawn Cemetery and Grand Concourse; Lunch at Arthur Ave.

  • Nantucket in The Bronx” (City Island and surrounding areas)

  • Arthur Ave. “The Real Little Italy”

 

Out of City Limits

  • Lost in Yonkers” and the Pope’s Seminary

  • Lower Westchester

  • Mansions of the Hudson

  • New Hope, Pennsylvania (The Genius Belt)

 

Miscellaneous

  • All City Tour (Full Day) by Bus or Van (Excellent for Groups!)

  • Dog” Tours (Humans allowed!)

 

 

*** (Armchair Tours)*** Lecture series!

ARMCHAIR TOUR SERIES: (NEW!!!!) A series of pre-tour presentations in the comforts of a local hotel or meeting place!

This is geared for people who want to really gain an insight into the many neighborhoods of NYC prior to a visit. You’ll learn during this 3 hour presentation, all the areas and things to do during a future visit.

There are slides and videos shown during this event. (OVER 35 TO CHOOSE FROM!)

 

GREAT FOR WINTER MONTHS!!!!!

 

Introducing

Newest Tours in the tour series…….

 

  • Food Tour # 3 Queens ethnic

Middle Eastern, Indian, Greek and Asian cuisines

 

  • Food Tour # 4 The Bronx and Westchester featuring..

Irish cuisine, Soul Food, Indian and Mexican

 

  • The Presidents Tour

Travel through NY and discover the great presidents

Who spent time in and around NY.

From Cooper Union to Plymouth Church

 

  • The War Years and NYC

Travel from the Revolutionary times to present day

Prisoners of War to Atomic Buddha of Hiroshima

 

  • The Free Masons and Gramercy Park, Ladies Mile area!

 

  • OUR “Book Tour”- Explore the areas from our newly published book

“ It Happened In New York City” as you Travel back and forth in Time!

 

 

 

 

  • *Sports Tour of NYC* (NEW!!) ( NEW) ( NEW)

(Excellent for women as well as men!)

 

Visit some of the great sport locations of NYC,

 

* Track and Field Hall Of Fame, * Yankee Stadium (Option)

* Yogi Berra Museum, * Mets stadium (CITI Field)

* Gleason’s Boxing Gym, * Meet Celebrity sports figures

* Belmont Race Track * Visit a memorabilia shop

* Learn about Sculling * Stars homes and stories

Meet a thoroughbred and a jockey up close, and learn about the great sports figures who have made NYC their home and much more with options (eat at a famous sports restaurant during the tour!)

Many other options and themes built around your interests

Tours can vary depending on original meeting local !!!!

 

*** ONLY FULL DAY SPORTS TOUR IN NYC****

 

 

 

The Gardens of New York ( NEW)

 

Travel throughout NY as you experience the amazing Garden of

New York

  •  The East Village Oases
  • The Highline (America’s only “ Elevated“ Park)
  • Secret Central Park - Conservatory Garden
  • Upper West Side’s little known gardens

And many more……………………..

Business and Industry Tour ( NEW)

Spend the day visiting business and Industrial landmarks

Learn the art of Negotiating along the way

Hear the story of the richest moguls in American history their lives in New York City (museum visits as you travel all throughout)

A visit to the Grand Freemasons magnificent meeting rooms

 

 

 

How the other Half Lived Tour (NEW)

New York has been a melting pot of immigration many have made it and many have not, travel throughout NYC and hear and visit places that made history: The Gay Revolution, visit old Speak Easies and learn about prohibition, prostitution and Hells Kitchen, the Five Points and the Children’s Aid Society with story’s about the Orphan Trains that sent children out to the Midwest for adoption, Child Labor, union strikes and their origins, The Triangle Shirts Waist fire,

Woman’s Temperance movement, strikes, protest and radicals and much more!

 

The Great Waterfall of Paterson, New Jersey &

NJ Achievers Tour ( NEW)

(The second largest waterfall in the East Coast!)

 

The Industrial City started by Alexander Hamilton; once the most powerful city in the East, outstanding technology museum, where the submarine was started; a silk factory and such notables as..

  • Lou Costello (“HEY ABBOTT”!)

  • Larry Doby ( First Black player in the American league)

  • The Colts ( 45’s)

  • Alexander Hamilton

  • Stop at the Aviation Hall Of Fame

  • Visit The “ YOGI BERRA” Museum

 

And many more………………………..

Art Gallery’s and excellent ethnic restaurants as well

 

 

WINTER “POLAR BEAR” Club : "New"

Observe or (You can partake if you dare!), Coney Island Museum and Little Russia experience

 

 

 

 

Ellis Island & Statue of Liberty Tour

Visit the origin of 40% of Americans in a “detailed” visit fully escorted for a full day experience. Feel what it was like to be an immigrant coming to America.

Battery Park and Bowling Green part of tour

 

Murder & Mayhem

Crime scenes in NY, Gangs, GANGSTER MUSEM and more as you travel throughout NY.

 

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NOTE: All Tours are available with a

*15 Passenger Van or Luxury Bus*

(Optional)

 

All Tours can be customized and mixed and Matched!

 

 

NOTE: “ALL” TOURS CAN BE ADAPTED FOR LIMITED WALKING AND WEATHER!!!

 

 

From Groups 4-100

 

****ALL TOURS ARE GIVEN AS WALKING TOURS AS WELL !!!!!!!

 

NOTE: All licensed guides, teachers, authors, radio talk show hosts, our goal is to make touring & learning fun!!

 

(You’ll never look at New York the same way again !)

 

Feel Free To Call For Details 914 633-6658

 

 

 

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