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Tour on Fifth | Fifth Avenue Walking Tour

Fifth Avenue Hidden Secrets & Special Access Tour! Hello New York City! We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new Fifth Avenue Walking Tour in partnership with the Fifth Avenue Association: the Fifth Avenue Hidden Secrets & History Tour! Launching September 12! Book your tickets now! Did you know that … The huge…

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August 22, 2021

Like A Local Tours Launches Social Impact Initiative with New Partner: Carmen Portela

Like A Local Tours is excited to announce the appointment of Carmen Portela as Head of Social Impact. Like A Local Tours aims to launch a series of experiences aimed at supporting organizations working in sustainability, environmental, and social and food justice in New York City and its boroughs. Carmen was born and raised in…

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July 22, 2021

Need a reason to visit NYC? Here’s 1,319!

From museums to shows to restaurants and more, check out NYC & Company’s guide to what’s open in NYC. Hint: we are back baby! Everything is open! Also, it’s restaurant week! From July 19 to August 22, NYC Restaurant Week is back and better than ever, with lunch and dinner options for $21 or $39,…

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July 19, 2021

Our Chelsea Market and High Line Food Tour now includes Hudson Yards and Neuhaus Belgian Chocolate!

For more than 160 years, Neuhaus has been regarded as the quintessence of Belgian chocolate excellence. All the chocolates and truffles are still entirely made in an atelier near Brussels and freshly imported from Belgium. Neuhaus also considers itself the birthplace of the Praline. In 1857, Jean Neuhaus opened his first shop in Brussels. “Jean Neuhaus,…

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June 26, 2021

NYC Is Re-Opening, and So Are We!

As the calendar turns to June and summer gets underway, New York City is roaring back to life after a year of quarantine. Broadway is set to re-open at full capacity in September. Yankee Stadium and Citi Field are admitting fans back into the stands. And tourism – New York’s #1 industry, is revving back…

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June 1, 2021

Flatiron Food, History & Architecture Tour to Relaunch in June!

After a year of quarantine, we’re very excited to relaunch our famous Flatiron Food, Architecture, and History Tour starting in June! The tour begins underneath the gold Tiffany clock at 200 5th Ave, just across from the historic Madison Square Park. From there, the first stop is just through the doors of Eataly, a sprawling…

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May 22, 2021

Introducing Zucker’s Bagels – the Newest Addition to the Flatiron Food, History & Architecture Tour!

The Pomerantz family tree is a timeline of pioneering New York City entrepreneurial efforts. Rosilyn Marilyn Zucker Pomerantz and her husband, Murray, owned a clothing store on Rivington St. in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, a neighborhood known for its historically Jewish population, and, of course, the great offerings of Jewish cuisine including Russ’…

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May 19, 2021

NYC’s Best Markets: Food Markets, Flea Markets & More!

Weekends are great for wandering and sometimes nothing is more fun than spending a few hours sampling inventive foods or shopping all kinds of locally made goods in one location. That’s why we wanted to share the best of NYC’s markets: MANHATTAN – Artists & Fleas at Chelsea Market Artists & Fleas opened permanently inside…

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April 11, 2021

20 Ideas for Sustainable Holiday Gifts

In a September study published in Science about the growth of plastic waste, an international team of researchers estimated that 19 to 23 million metric tons — or 11% of plastic waste generated — ended up in aquatic ecosystems in 2016. And even with countries pledging to help cut waste or better manage it, the amount of…

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December 21, 2020

Return of the NYC Staycation! Creative (and safe) ways to enjoy and explore NYC.

ENJOY LOCAL!  Even though we’re in the middle of a global pandemic, that doesn’t mean you can’t get out and enjoy some of the best that NYC has to offer. Some businesses are already set up to allow you to patronize them safely and others have come up with creative ways. Here are some of…

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September 2, 2020

The Future of Tourism

Like A Local Tours is proud to be a signatory for the Future of Tourism Coalition, a collaborative effort to chart a new, more sustainable direction for tourism and shift the status quo. The Coalition is pursuing a shared global mission: to place destination needs at the center of tourism’s new future. Interested travel and tourism…

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August 29, 2020

Virtual tours are still going strong!

We miss our in person walking tours but our virtual tours are so much fun! Our private virtual tours are perfect for company teambuilding, birthdays or just a reason to safely get your friends and family together! Especially during this time when people are hungry for travel. It’s the next best thing. We currently have…

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July 11, 2020

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