Big Apple Greeter, New York City

4.2
#67 of 401 in Tours in New York City
Big Apple Greeter is a non-profit organization that matches visitors with friendly and enthusiastic New Yorkers who are happy to share the city they love with families, friends, and individuals traveling solo. A visit with a Greeter leaves a lasting impression of the city, the warmth of its people, and the energy and diversity of its neighborhoods, which each visitor carries forever and communicates to others.
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  • We were fortunate enough to secure a Big Apple Greeter for our recent trip to NY. Warren our greeter is an original greeter and has been volunteering for 27 years. We thoroughly enjoyed our day with W...  more »
  • If you want to learn about the city from the point of view of a New Yorker, you're right here. You can choose neighborhoods that are then run by volunteer native New Yorkers. We had a great experience in Brooklyn with insider tips that we probably wouldn't have experienced with a normal tour. It's also fun to talk to a "real" New Yorker about all sorts of things. A good alternative to the normal tourist program.
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  • A must! But be prepared. Book in advance!!! The 2hrs went so quickly. The apple greeter knew so much about NYC. They dont allow tipping. But some home treats as a thank you was much appreciated. Our guy Lee Simonson was such a fab tour guide!!! Thank you for an incredible service
  • I am quite disappointed. I applied for a greeter four weeks in advance, but they did not find anyone although it was winter times when it is not so busy. They only let me know when I arrived which is so disappointing.
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