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Experience the Holiday Magic of NYC through Our Fifth Avenue Lights & Sights Holiday Walking Tour

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When it comes to experiencing the holiday magic in NYC, nothing quite compares to strolling down Fifth Avenue with its bright lights and festive decorations. We have always cherished this time of year, and are eager to share our favorite holiday spots with you!

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Join us for a 3-hour enchanting journey through Manhattan’s iconic Fifth Avenue, showcasing the city’s stunning holiday decorations. Our tour begins at the New York Public Library, Fifth Avenue & 42nd Street, covering a comfortable walking distance of 1.5 miles. You’ll be guided by an experienced, local guide, who will provide insider tips on the best shopping and eating spots during the festive season. Whether you are a family starting new holiday traditions, a group of friends looking for a new adventure, or perhaps you’re showing the city to out of town guests, a Private tour is a fantastic way to bond together in the holiday spirit. 

Our holiday tour is designed to immerse you in the enchanting holiday spirit of New York City. As we embark on this private adventure, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Discover Iconic Landmarks: We’ll marvel at the famous Rockefeller Center, home to the magnificent Christmas tree and the iconic ice skating rink. It’s a sight to behold, and we can’t wait to see the sparkle in your eyes as you take it all in. See the glamor of Radio City as we walk past the displays of holiday cheer!
  • Explore Holiday Markets with Yummy Treats Included: We’ll stop by the Bryant Park Winter Village, where we’ll try one of the most instagrammable doughnuts in NYC. You’ll have a chance to explore the market, shop for unique gifts, and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere. The Columbus Circle Holiday Market will also be on our route, offering another chance to discover delightful holiday treasures and sip on some mulled wine or hot cocoa.
  • Admire the Stunning Window Displays: Fifth Avenue is renowned for its spectacular store window displays during the holiday season. You’ll take your time to admire the creativity and craftsmanship that goes into these awe-inspiring designs. It’s like stepping into a winter wonderland! This year’s Saks spectacle is sure to wow even the biggest Scrooge!
  • Experience St. Patrick’s Cathedral’s Holiday Spirit: Our tour will also include a visit to the stunning St. Patrick’s Cathedral, beautifully adorned for the holidays. You’ll have the opportunity for some quiet reflection and appreciation of this architectural masterpiece.
  • Learn the Stories Behind the Lights: Throughout the tour, your guide will share fascinating stories and facts about the history of these holiday traditions in New York City, adding depth to your experience.


The holiday season in New York City is nothing short of magical, and our Private Fifth Avenue Lights & Sights Holiday Walking Tour provides you an immersive holiday experience while exploring the city “like a local.” Whether you’re a visitor or a fellow New Yorker seeking a unique way to celebrate; we at, Like A Local Tours, would like to extend a warm invitation to join us this festive season. Let’s create cherished memories and capture the very essence of the holidays in the heart of the city.

Book our Private Fifth Avenue Lights & Sights Holiday Walking Tour Now!