High Line Park Walking Tour
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Walk the "Line" — The High Line, New York City's fascinating new elevated park!
* Expert guided walking tour of the new High Line Park
* Stories of how the old elevated rail line was transformed
* Details of the dynamic landscaping and naturalistic plantings
* Historic meatpacking district, now one of NY's trendiest venues
* White Star Pier where the survivors of Titanic disembarked
* Former Nabisco plant where the Oreo cookie was invented
* The Collier Publishing Building other architectural landmarks
* Tales of urban cowboys who guided freight trains along streets
* How 10th Avenue came to be known as "Death Avenue"
* Explanation of the many sights viewed atop the High Line
* And much, much more!
What do you do with an antiquated elevated rail line where freight cars once rolled into buildings and warehouses along New York's West Side? You turn it into one of the most captivating parks in the world! Our new High Line Walking Tour lets you enjoy this wondrous attraction to the fullest—the pleasant promenades, expansive views, lush natural plantings, commissioned artwork, colorful history of the surrounding meatpacking district and its striking architecture, both vintage and modern. Learn how the Oreo cookie was invented in the nearby Nabisco factory, now site of the bustling Chelsea Market. Hear accounts of horse-mounted urban cowboys who escorted trains at street level until numerous accidents dictated the tracks be elevated. Get a bird's-eye view of the Hudson River and Pier 59, the intended docking spot of the Titanic. The stories, the sites, the social aspects of this tour make it an absolute must for anyone eager to experience one of New York's hottest new venues!
TOTAL DURATION Approximately 2 hours
TOTAL LENGTH 1.5 miles/2 kilometers
DEPARTURE POINT Tour departs from "The Diner", 44 9th Avenue at the corner of 14th Street. Please arrive at the tour starting point 15 minutes prior to beginning of the tour.
All tours run regardless of weather, unless the company notifies guests of a change in the tour schedule.
No Seating plan available.
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44 9th AvenueNew York 10011