Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour in Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Unplugged Tours169 North 7th StreetBrooklyn, NY 11211
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Overview

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.

Good To Know

  • Witness trending street scenes, fashion, and youth culture.
  • Learn the story of gentrification, and see its controversial effects.
  • Discover Brooklyn's historic role as a capital of manufacturing and beer brewing.
  • View and learn about underground graffiti and street art.
  • Schedule: Fridays and Saturdays at 12:00pm.
  • Tour length is 2 hours.
  • Tour distance is approx. 1.5 miles.
  • Recommended for those 12+.
  • Group size is 15-20.
  • Tour is available in English only.
  • Be sure to wear comfortable shoes.
  • Bring a camera.

Description

from Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour in Williamsburg
Come see why everyone's talking about Brooklyn!
This walking tour leads you through Brooklyn's hippest neighborhood of Williamsburg. Discover cutting-edge culture, fascinating history, and creative street art.

Experience Brooklyn's sights and culture on a relaxed neighborhood stroll. Over the course of 2 hours you will be immersed in a laid-back district of boutique shops, restaurants and restored lofts. You will walk the streets and take in a scene that's setting global trends. You will encounter innovative small-businesses, creative architecture, and vibrant street artwork. Additionally, you will be presented with a one-of-a-kind view of New York City's waterfront and skyline.

As you witness the phenomenon of Brooklyn, your guide will reveal its fascinating history. Learn about Brooklyn's heritage as a capital of immigration, manufacturing and beer brewing. Discover the story of its recent gentrification, and how its culture, identity and future are being shaped.
Listen closely for insider info about today's current events, like the Billion Dollar Sugar Scheme and the Mysterious Staring Artist. Also, long-forgotten historic tales, like the story of the brewer's offspring who scandalized a nation!

By the end of this walk you will have experienced the pulse of one of the most sought-after places on the planet, and gained insight into its booming popularity. But most importantly, you will have discovered why Brooklyn is so much FUN!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour in Williamsburg

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:
-Camera
-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.