Safe Shopping

Sugar Hill to Washington Heights Walking Tour

1000-1002 St Nicholas Ave New York, NY 10032
800-717-9981  
Sugar Hill to Washington Heights Walking Tour
Detail Tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours.
Detail Includes admission ticket to Hispanic Society of America.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Non-Flash Photography is Permitted
Sugar Hill to Washington Heights Walking Tour Schedule Schedule
#1 Best Seller   in Walking Tours
Sugar Hill to Washington Heights Walking Tour
Upcoming Schedule:
Apr
26
Fri
10:00 AM
May
3
Fri
10:00 AM
May
10
Fri
10:00 AM
May
17
Fri
10:00 AM
May
24
Fri
10:00 AM
May
31
Fri
10:00 AM
Jun
7
Fri
10:00 AM
View Complete Schedule
Sugar Hill to Washington Heights Walking Tour Photos (20)

Immerse yourself in the rich culture, history, and vibrant energy of northern Manhattan on the 'Sugar Hill to Washington Heights Walking Tour'. Taking you on an insightful journey through time, you'll discover the neighborhoods that have birthed countless legends, iconic figures and creative movements that have shaped American society.

As we stroll through the remarkable district of Sugar Hill, known for its beautiful upscale residential area, we delve into its epic past that encompasses the eras of the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights Movement, and the hip-hop legacy. The tour, which spans approximately two hours, covers a walking distance of roughly 2 miles - a comfortable pace to appreciate the landscape. As you traverse the scintillating streets, your seasoned guide will regale you with intriguing facts and anecdotes. Dress comfortably to match the weather, and remember to bring your curiosity along for this enriching exercise.

Then our steps lead us to the diverse, bustling community of Washington Heights. Noted for its unique blend of the old and the new and home to the world-renowned Broadway musical, 'In The Heights,' this area has seen an evolution like no other. From intriguing landmarks like the Morris-Jumel Mansion (Manhattan's oldest house) to historic Yankee Stadium, you'll experience iconic spots up close. Don't forget to savor the vibrant Dominican culture that colours every corner, complete with bustling markets and irresistible culinary delights.

This engaging walk is not just about the stunning architecture that catches your eye or the lure of vibrant murals that line the streets. It's about the people and significant moments that illuminate these neighborhoods' illustrious history. Sugar Hill was the home of scholars, musicians, and sportsmen like W.E.B Dubois, Duke Ellington, and Joe Lewis, while Washington Heights is the most influential Dominican neighborhood outside of Santo Domingo. Listen keenly as your seasoned guide uncovers these tales that give a fitting tribute to the area's past and its cultural contribution.

Photo
 Stop at  Harlem Neighborhood in New York City, NY
Embrace the vibrant tapestry of culture, music, and history at Harlem, nestled in New York City's Manhattan district. Experience Harlem’s effervescent jazz scene, mouthwatering cuisine, historic architecture, and lively streets that breathe life!
Photo
 Stop at  Hispanic Society Museum & Library
The Hispanic Society Museum & Library in New York is an extraordinary ode to the venerable splendors of the Spanish-speaking world. Nestled in the heart of NYC, its collection brims with arts, manuscripts, and books that trace the vibrant tapestry of Hispanic civilization. This cultural retreat, offering enriching exploration and inspiration, is a must-visit for any art and history enthusiast.
Photo
 Stop at  Morris-Jumel Mansion
Mansion in Manhattan? Yes! The Morris-Jumel Mansion, New York's oldest house, is a stunning architecture nestled amidst lush gardens. It's a brilliant throwback to the 18th-century with its history steeped in the American Revolution and its connection with historical figures like George Washington. A must-visit destination, it promises an intriguing blend of history, culture, and elegant living that's sure to enchant its visitors.

As we conclude our informative stroll, it's clear that Sugar Hill and Washington Heights represent a fascinating chapter in New York's tapestry. As you've navigated the complexity of history, splendor of art, and rhythm of these neighborhoods, we hope you've fallen in love with the authentic Manhattan experience that this unique tour offers. Rich in cultural diversity, significant landmarks, and unforgettable stories, the 'Sugar Hill to Washington Heights Walking Tour' effectively creates an engaging snapshot of northern Manhattan’s past, present and future. It's a tour where every step you take reverberates with history and resonates with culture - a memorable journey you won't want to miss.

Frequently Asked Questions for Sugar Hill to Washington Heights Walking Tour:
  • What methods of transportation does the Sugar Hill to Washington Heights Walking Tour use?
    This is a walking tour.
  • Is there any walking involved?
    Yes. There is approximately 2 miles of easy walking done on this tour.
  • Approximately how long does the Sugar Hill to Washington Heights Walking Tour last?
    It lasts approximately 2.5 hours.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Great for all ages.
  • What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
    Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Sugar Hill to Washington Heights Walking Tour?
    Yes.
  • Is the Sugar Hill to Washington Heights Walking Tour handicap accessible?
    No, it is not wheelchair accessible.

Book Now!
Date: Adults: Children:
CHECK AVAILABILITY
BuySafe

Contact Customer Service at
800-717-9981
Secure Online Payment Options
credit card logos