Featured in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour offers a scenic two-hour experience exploring one’s of Brooklyn’s most popular neighborhoods. Guests can enjoy shopping at the many boutiques; dining at a local restaurant; and seeing the area’s creative street art. Guests can also learn about Brooklyn’s heritage, see the city skyline, hear long-forgotten tales and more.
How long is the tour?
The tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours.
How much walking is done on the tour?
The tour covers approximately 1.5 miles of walking distance. It is a fairly manageable amount of walking for the average adult, child over the age of 12, or healthy senior citizen. There are no age limitations on the tour, but you are encouraged to consider the walking ability and level of interest/attention span of a younger child.
Where does the tour meet?
The tour meets in front of: 169 North 7th Street (Between Bedford Avenue and Driggs Avenue) Brooklyn, NY 11211. It is a white, 3-story residential apartment structure.
Is food included on the tour?
Although food is not included in the tour, there are many places to purchase a snack or drink nearby. Also, after the tour your guide will be happy to recommend some of the area's abundant dining options.
What should I bring to the tour?
The following are suggestions for what to bring to the tour:
-Snacks or bottled beverages
-Comfortable attire and shoes appropriate for the day's weather (tour runs rain or shine)
-Sunscreen (if summer or sunny)
How should I dress for the tour?
We suggest wearing loose, comfortable clothing; and comfortable, athletic footwear. We advise that you check the day's weather in advance and prepare accordingly, as the tour runs rain or shine. Weather conditions are capable of fluctuating within a short period of time.
Where does the tour end?
The tour ends in the vicinity of the meeting point. It is a short walk back to the meeting point and subway, to which your guide will be happy to provide simple directions.
Is the tour appropriate for children?
This tour has no age restrictions, but is recommended for ages 12+, as mature topics may be referenced. Please consider your child's attention span, and capacity for walking, if you are considering bringing them on the tour. Please be aware the tour covers up to 1.5 miles of walking distance.
How many people will be on the tour?
Group sizes vary; it will generally not have more than 15-20 people.
Does the guide accept gratuities?
Tips are appreciated, if you enjoyed the tour, but never required.
What happens if it rains?
The tour runs rain or shine. We advise checking weather conditions in advance, and preparing accordingly.
Is the tour available in other languages?
The tour is currently available in English only.