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Cowboys and Cookies – the High Line Park Tour

Highlights / General details

Starting with a walkthrough of the now trendy meatpacking district including the Collier Publishing building, guests walk along the park’s 1.45 mile built on a section of the former elevated freight railroad spur. Over and above the history and the development of the High Line licensed guides include some of the unique plant life along the trail and commissioned artwork sprouting up along the trail, and prominent historical and modern architecture. Unusual information such as urban cowboys who travelled up and down 10th Avenue in the early 1900’s as well as the invention of the Oreo cookie right here in New York are some of the odd facts included in the tour. Pier 59, the intended docking spot for the Titanic which can still be seen from the High Line, is also discussed on the tour.

Inclusion

Guided tour.

Exclusion

Gratuities and transportation.

Hours of operation

Available: Sundays.

Departure time: 10:00am.

Duration

Approximately 2 hours.

Location

Departure point: "The Diner" 44 Ninth Avenue, Corner 14th Street and Ninth Avenue

Participant restrictions

Children under 5 participate for free.

Policies

The date of your tour cannot be changed if we are not notified at least 48 hours prior to tour.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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Departure:
Sightseeing Tour

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