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Behind the Scenes at Industry City

Welcome to Industry City, Brooklyn’s vibrant hub where creativity, cuisine, and culture collide! Featuring Japan Village * Burger Joint * Taco Mix * Barrow’s Intense * Li-Lac Chocolates * The Remix Market * Brooklyn Made Store * & More! We recently led an enthusiastic group of 30 from Switzerland on a four-hour tour. This…

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April 19, 2024


New York, NY – April 17, 2024: Like A Local Tours is delighted to announce its milestone 10th anniversary this year. With a bold vision to redefine travel experiences and leave a positive mark on local communities and a lasting impression on guests, Like A Local Tours has emerged as a beacon of innovation in…

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April 18, 2024

Celebrate Earth Month: Embrace Sustainable Travel in NYC

As Earth Month unfolds, it’s the perfect time to reflect on our impact on the planet and how we can make a positive difference through responsible travel. At Like A Local Tours, we believe in the power of sustainable tourism to not only enrich our own lives but also to contribute to the well-being of…

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April 10, 2024

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

UPDATED MAY 31, 2024 NYC is 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 – Market 57 at Pier 57 is located within…

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April 9, 2024

Discover the Taste of Local Delights: Local Roots at Market 57

At Like a Local Tours, we’re thrilled to unveil an exciting addition to our Chelsea Market & High Line Tour: Local Roots’ tantalizing Arnold Palmer Yuzu Lemonade Boba Tea. This delightful concoction blends the timeless flavors of Arnold Palmer with a zesty twist of Yuzu Lemonade, topped with tapioca pearls for an extra burst of…

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April 5, 2024

Turning Corporate Meetings and Events in NYC into Unforgettable Journeys with Like A Local Tours

When it comes to corporate meetings and incentive programs, gone are the days of stiff, formal gatherings where the highlight might have been a nice pen or a plush hotel stay. Today, it’s all about immersive experiences that leave a lasting impression, and statistics are pointing us in the right direction. Activities are key for…

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April 4, 2024

Exploring New York City with a Purpose

As we stroll through the streets and hidden treasures of New York City, we’re not just on a tour; we’re on a heartfelt adventure. It’s about the people, their stories, and the meaningful impact we create together. Imagine yourself not as a tourist but as an important part of a community. It’s not just about…

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February 16, 2024

Exploring Vibrant Histories: Manhattan and Brooklyn Neighborhoods Celebrating Black History Month

As February unfolds its wintry embrace, New York City dons another coat, one woven with the threads of history, culture, and resilience. In honor of Black History Month, let’s embark on a fascinating journey through the diverse neighborhoods of Manhattan and Brooklyn, where echoes of the past intertwine with the vibrancy of the present. Harlem:…

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February 13, 2024

Sustainable Williamsburg, Brooklyn: Shopping, Dining & More!

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is not just a trendy neighborhood known for its artistic vibes and eclectic culture; it’s also a hub for sustainable living. In this blog post, we’ll explore the various stores, restaurants, and activities in Williamsburg that are committed to sustainability, offering residents and visitors the opportunity to make eco-conscious choices. SUSTAINABLE SHOPPING: Pollution…

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February 10, 2024

Celebrating a Decade of Success: Our 2023 Recap at Like A Local

As we joyously step into 2024, it’s not just the start of a new year we’re celebrating at Like A Local, but a remarkable milestone that feels like a dream — our 10th anniversary! 🎉 A heartfelt Happy New Year and a big virtual high-five to each one of you who has been a part…

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January 11, 2024

Building Purposeful Teams: How Social Impact Tours Elevate Employee Engagement, Diversity, and Sustainability

Connecting employees with local tour companies offering social impact experiences can be a powerful way for companies to incentivize their employees and align their activities with various organizational goals. Here’s a step-by-step explanation of how this can be achieved: Identify Company Goals: Before selecting social impact experiences, companies should identify their specific goals related to…

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January 11, 2024

Book NYC Hotels with Great Rates & Big Perks with our Founder!

After working in travel for over 15 years, our Founder, Lauren, has decided to put her knowledge to use as a travel advisor with Fora Travel. Able to book hotels with perks worldwide, but specializing in NYC. Perks include: room upgrades early check-in late check-out breakfast hotel credits for food and beverage, spa, etc. HOW…

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January 9, 2024