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Autumn in New York City

Autumn in New York City is a sight to behold. As the leaves turn their brilliant colors, the city transforms into a cultural cacophony of sights, smells and sounds. You’ll find everything from breathtaking walks through Central Park to intimate dinners with friends at some of New York’s best restaurants. Below are our favorite ways…

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September 12, 2022

Things to do in Brooklyn in September

This September, there’s no shortage of things to do in Brooklyn. From outdoor markets and festivals, to special performances and tours, there’s something for everyone. Start off the month with a stroll through Boerum Hill’s favorite summer hangout spots or head over to Brooklyn Bridge Park for some fun for the whole family! Labor Day…

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August 31, 2022

Things to do on Governors Island

This historic island has been a popular location for picnics, military training and even concerts. Though it was originally part of the city’s defensive plans, Governor’s Island is now home to a unique mix of recreational activities and historical sites. Located in New York Harbor between the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, this small island—just…

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August 25, 2022

Get to Know the Guides!

Our guides at Like A Local Tours are more than just walking encyclopedias. They are part entertainer, part concierge, part stand-up comic, part friend, and whatever else you might need on tour!  Our tour guides bring destinations to life through the art of storytelling and leave lasting impressions with top-notch customer service. We asked a…

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August 22, 2022

Spring Art on the High Line

With warmer weather and sunny skies on the way, Spring is a great time to get outside and enjoy the beauty of The High Line. Whether a stroll on your own, or a walk with one of our expert guides on the Chelsea Market, High Line, and Hudson Yards Food and History tour, be sure…

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May 3, 2022

Expanded food on our Flatiron Food, Architecture, and History Tour!

With warmer weather on it’s way, now is a great time to book a spot on our fantastic Flatiron Food, Architecture, and History Tour! This tour isn’t just for out-of-towners, with our expanded food stops it’s sure to help locals find new favorites too. Check out this review we recently received: “Really great tour! I…

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April 6, 2022

Founder & CEO, Lauren Beebe nominated for Women in Tourism Award

We are proud to announce that our Founder & CEO Lauren Beebe has been nominated for the Women in Tourism Award. The first of its kind, Women In Tourism Awards, produced by Davler Media’s City Guide and presented by American Airlines, recognizes the accomplishments of female leaders who inspire memorable travel experiences in NYC. The…

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March 16, 2022

Like A Local Tours Wins Best Bespoke Cultural NYC Tour Company 2019!

We are excited to announce that we have been crowned Best Bespoke Cultural NYC Tour Company 2019 in the third annual 2018 Lux Life Magazine Travel Awards. We will appear in their annual magazine that is distributed to over 250,000 readers and on their website LUX. “Like A Local is almost 5 years old and…

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December 5, 2018

We made the list: Top 10 Tours & Attractions in NYC

April 2015 We are thrilled to be included in NYC & Company’s Top 10 Tours & Attractions in all of New York City! “If you’re a savvy visitor, you may not want to follow the same well-worn path as most tourists. The moustache in Like a Local Tours’ logo should be the first clue that these folks are a bit out of the ordinary. You’ll tag along as guides show you their favorite parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn on jaunts like the Sunday Funday Williamsburg Tour—which focuses on sampling local wine, beer and food—and Flatiron Food and Williamsburg Bites Tours, which favor tastings in the bakeries and restaurants of two hip neighborhoods.” Click here for the full article.

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April 20, 2015

Like A Local Tours selected as an official tour host for NYC & Co travel summit!

We were so happy to host a special Williamsburg Bites Foodie Tour for reps from various NYC Tourism offices around the world! Our group was like a walking United Nations with guests from Japan, India, Korea, Australia, China and New Zealand! Be sure to check out one of our Brooklyn Tours on your next visit to the Big Apple!

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March 20, 2015