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NYC: High Line Hudson Yards and Vessel Guided Tour

1. NYC: High Line Hudson Yards and Vessel Guided Tour

Explore the west side of Manhattan on a guided tour. Walk the Highline, and climb to the top of the Vessel. Stop into the Chelsea Markets and check out the world-class food vendors. Meet your guide in the Meat Packing District. Enjoy a scenic walk through the High Line, one of Manhattan’s most unique parks. Built on top of a former elevated freight train track, the tracks were turned into a greenway in 2009. Stroll down this 1.45-mile path and take in unique views of the city – you’ll feel as if your floating above the city streets. Admire the colorful gardens filled with grasses, perennials and woody species which were inspired by the wildflowers that grew on the disused tracks. View the park’s installation art pieces. Discover the Hudson Yards, and see the Vessel, “New York’s Staircase.” This honeycomb shaped 150-foot tall art piece can accommodate up to 1000 people at a time. Upgrade your tour by adding an optional admission ticket to the Edge Observation Deck. Climb to the top of its world-famous Observation Deck and check out spectacular 360-degree views of the city.

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Meatpacking District: Chelsea Market and The Highline Tour

2. Meatpacking District: Chelsea Market and The Highline Tour

Start your 2-hour tour in front of the world famous Chelsea Market. Spend some free time inside the market, sample baked goods and snacks and even do a little shopping. Hear about the infamous Death Avenue before heading up to The Highline, a linear park built on an elevated section of a disused New York Central Railroad spur. Enjoy fantastic views of Chelsea Piers and see where the ill-fated Titanic was meant to dock in 1912. Admire the 18-story luxury boutique Standard Hotel and other local architecture. After visiting The Highline, head into the heart of the Meatpacking District. See the Gansevoort Hotel and walk past several high-fashion flagship stores and some trendy bars.

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What people are saying about 9/11 Ground Zero Museum Workshop, Meatpacking District

Julian was very knowledgeable and gave us a wonderful overview of the history of the area. I am a native New Yorker and am embarrassed to say that I was unaware of the history of this area. My girlfriend and I really enjoyed our time with him.

A wonderful introduction to areas of NYC that were new to me!

Rory provided an excellent tour - very informative with an amazing depth of knowledge. Wonderful to finally see the high line and learn more re some of the surrounding buildings. A reallly great way to spend a morning.

We were so grateful to Amelia for all the information she gave us.

Amelia was fantastic- full of information and great facts. She made the tour fun and was really helpful and friendly!

Very knowledgeable and fun guide, definitely saw areas that we would have never found on our own. Highly recommend!!

The guide was excellent and made our tour so much more enjoyable. Name of guide Ross. Super