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The Future of Tourism

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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…

UPDATED! Summer in NYC is still on! And here’s how you can experience it.

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August 20 Update. Upcoming Reopenings: Statue of Liberty Museum: August 24 Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration: August 24 Ripley’s Believe It Or Not: August 26 National Lighthouse Museum: August 26 Museum of Modern Art (MOMA): August 27 Museum of the City of New York: August 27 New York Aquarium: August 27 Bronx Zoo, Central Park…

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About NYC’s High Line

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UPDATE: The High Line is open for timed visits. Make a reservation or let us do the work and join us on a private tour! We are looking forward to walking the High Line again, hopefully soon and hopefully you’ll be on our Chelsea Market & High Line Food & History Tour. But in the…

Ask an NYC Tour Guide: Most Frequently Asked Questions

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Not only do our tours provide insights into each neighborhood that we explore, but our tour guides are frequently walking encyclopedias for all sorts of day-to-day knowledge about New York City and its boroughs. We thought it would be fun to poll our tour guides on…

Thankful for NYC

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We are so thankful to our wonderful partners and clients for allowing us to share this absolutely amazing city with people from all over the world. As we reflect on what we are thankful for this Thanksgiving, we wanted to share some of the reasons we are especially thankful for NYC:…

Save Money on Your NYC Hotel Stay!

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Pod Hotel is now open in Williamsburg Brooklyn!  You might have heard of Pod Hotels. There are two in midtown and they recently opened in Williamsburg. We took a tour and yes, the rooms are small but they are new, very comfortable and certainly a great way to spend less on accommodations so you can…