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Family In New York

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Neighbourhood: Manhattan
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Address: 244 Fifth Avenue, R289, New York City, NY 10001
Phone Number:
+1 646-717-4700
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Private Tours by Public Transit or Vehicle; Evening Lights Tours; Layover...

Private Tours by Public Transit or Vehicle; Evening Lights Tours; Layover Tours; and more. Please visit our website. Every tour itinerary is custom and personalized to meet the wants, needs and desires of our guests. We operate on our guests schedule and at their pace. In addition to our typical tours, we conduct tours for mobility impaired guests. We also conduct evening lights and skyline tours; sports tours; layover tours where we meet our guests at the hotel, airport, cruise terminal, train or bus station, load their luggage in our vehicle, tour them around New York City and then return them to their point of origin or another location. We have been in business for 10 years and continue to grow every year.

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Incredible Day!!!

We just spent an amazing day with Scott on our tour of New York. Being from across the country, it is truly difficult to know who to trust and what is best to do. We were picked... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
JoDee P
Spokane, Washington
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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just spent an amazing day with Scott on our tour of New York. Being from across the country, it is truly difficult to know who to trust and what is best to do. We were picked up from our Cruise Ship (early) and given one of the best, in depth, comprehensive tours you could imagine in a very short... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

What a great decision. Booked via Viator as a Private Day Trip. As it was Winter and we had a family that wasn't interested in some things and more interested in other - Scott customised the day to suit us. happily making adjustments through the day. This resulted in a really great day with zero stress. we visited the villages,... More 

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Mudgee, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We booked a private day tour for our family of five (including three teenagers) to see outside Manhattan. Scott arrived promptly, the car was really comfortable and our tour included so much more than we could have hoped. Brooklyn, Harlem, Queens, Bronx. Plenty of opportunity to be out of the car, a great soul food lunch in Queens and lots... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We had 2 x 5 hour tours with the amazing Ami. He kept our 3 teenagers captivated adjusted our itinerary to keep us out of the rain and truly was like having a family in New York. We have seen more in two days than we will in the next 5 as we are walking using shortcuts, subways and not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Ever visit NYC and just seen parts of Manhatten ? We found Family in New York online and we are so very glad we did! Scott Piedmonte knows everything about NYC and he loves the city. We did a custom tour of the World Trade Center Memorial and Brooklyn in Scott's very clean minivan . We learned more about this... More 

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Thanks for your review, Rickybob! It is a great compliment coming from a seasoned TripAdvisor Member with 286 reviews. More 

Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Today we had the pleasure of meeting Dina. She was an amazing tour guide and gave us an amazing day full of fun facts. We covered a very large area but she made it seem like a stroll in the park. Thank you to Scott for his easy communications, and Dina for being an amazing person.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our two tours with Robert from "Family in New York"; he was an exceptional guide. He was incredibly knowledgable about the history of New York and was able to communicate in an energetic and accessible manner. He was also very patient when we were choosing places to eat and, furthermore, he helpfully provided many... More 

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We couldn't have been more pleased with our tour with Family in New York! Scott was waiting to pick us up as we walked out of the Port Authority Bus Terminal. We had taken the bus from the Stroudsburg PA station. Scott was so informative and allowed us to hop out and stop at any place we chose. He provided... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I was visiting NYC with my sister and niece. As my sister uses a wheelchair we wanted a tour that would be tailor made. Family in New York was fantastic. Scott could not have been more helpful. He showed us all the 'usual' places as well as places like Brooklyn and Dumbo that we probably wouldn't have visited. We made... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Scott, Thank you for pairing our family with Marcella for our 9 hour NYC tour by foot and subway. She met us at our hotel and made sure she knew what our interest were before heading out to cover the city and took us to all of the standard items on our list and many areas we would have missed.... More 

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