The Highlights of the High Line
- Learn how the High Line transformed from seedy, disused rail line to hipster hangout; a story echoed across NYC
- Take in an ever-changing landscape of art and architecture as you walk the length of the line
- End your tour at NYC’s latest hotspot, Hudson Yards, replete with shopping & eating opportunities
This 1-hour tour takes an in-depth look at the transformation of NYC, once the most dangerous city in America. Nowhere is this makeover more evident than the High Line; a disused train track that once led from the seedy Meatpacking District to a complete wasteland, but today is one of the city’s most exciting spaces. Walking almost its full length, you’ll pass a landscape of constantly-changing murals, statues and architecture. See old factories that now house fashion labels, as you trace a path to the city’s latest development: Hudson Yard, the perfect place to enjoy a well-earned break. In the 1990s, the High Line was a hulking urban ruin set for demolition. Today it’s one of the Manhattan’s prettiest and most innovative city parks. This tour immerses you in the story of how local residents, architects, business-people and city planners turned a down-and-out section of NYC into one of its most vibrant. In the company of our guide, you’ll stroll down a section of the High Line, passing street art, beautiful city views, and restored patches of the original railroad tracks. As you go, you’ll also see attractions like the world-famous Chelsea Market, the warehouses-turned glitzy bars of the Meatpacking District, and the area’s newest development jewel, the Hudson Yards. Sites Visited: - The Highline - Various art installations on the Highline
- Guided walking tour
- Expert local guide
- Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
- Infants up to 3 years are free of charge.
W 14 St/WASHINGTON St, New York, NY 10014, USA
This tour meets in front of the Diane Von Furstenberg store located at 440 West 14th street in Manhattan's Meatpacking district
- While never expected, tips/gratuity are always appreciated
- Please note that guests must arrive 10 minutes before tour departure time
- 15 April 2019 - 01 November 2019 Fridays, Saturdays at 3.00 pm
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