Welcome to Local Expeditions.
Community-driven adventures!

LOCAL EXPEDITIONS offers 2-3 hour excursions including walking tours and bike tours designed by locals for out-of-towners or anyone who prefers to DO WHAT LOCALS DO over typical tourist experiences.

If you’d like to take an excursion, designed and executed by a local for a true insider experience, TAKE AN EXPEDITION below. Know someone who would love a true local experience? GIFT AN EXPEDITION and brighten their day! If you’d like to design your own tour, great! We need your knowledge, insights and passion. Head over to LEAD AN EXPEDITION to get started.

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Whats Happening this week

Monday

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Tuesday

21

21st at 11:00AM

CitiBike DUMBO

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Wednesday

22

22nd at 11:00AM

Queens: The World’s Borough

22nd at 11:15AM

Ferry to DUMBO

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Thursday

23

23rd at 11:00AM

CitiBike DUMBO

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Friday

24

24th at 11:00AM

The Downtown Brooklyn Cultural District

24th at 1:00PM

Prospect Park and Park Slope Brownstones

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Saturday

25

25th at 10:00AM

Walk up Lower Broadway

25th at 9:00AM

Jackie Robinson’s Brooklyn

25th at 12:00PM

F@ck Tr#mp: Cheap Ethnic Eats In Midtown

25th at 11:00AM

Positively 4th Street

25th at 11:00AM

Victorian Flatbush, Brooklyn

25th at 1:00PM

Manhattan’s Highest (Ft. Tryon/Cabrini Heights)

25th at 9:00AM

Power Walk Prospect Park

25th at 1:30PM

Ferry to DUMBO

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Sunday

26

26th at 10:00AM

Let’s See the Old Neighborhood!

26th at 9:00AM

Early New York

26th at 12:00PM

Deciphering Manhattan

26th at 12:00PM

North By Northwest: A Williamsburg Walkabout

26th at 11:00AM

The Yiddish Rialto

26th at 11:00AM

Queens: The World’s Borough

26th at 11:00AM

CitiBike DUMBO

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Hottest Expeditions

From NYC’s founding to the Financial District to the Events of Sept 11, 2001.

Explore Expedition

Who came and what did they find? What did they do with it and how does it matter?

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Why Brooklyn? The drama unfolded in the little ballpark in the heart of Flatbush.

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Take an East Village cultural history tour with a local theater historian.

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See why gorgeous views, beautiful homes, a cutting-edge theater and post-industrial chic make these neighborhoods my favorite haunting grounds. B Heights 2

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Stunning Victorian mansions. Historic churches and theaters.  A small business boom. Come discover Flatbush. Flatbush1

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Learn how Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton, the NY Mets and Lucille Ball are all connected to this neighborhood.

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OGP2 A private “On Golden Pond” boat tour given by a local with 5% of proceeds benefitting the the Squam Lakes Association.  

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Discover how Long Island City went from a sleepy farm town, to manufacturing hub, to a commercial, residential and artistic “it” community. Long Island CIty Graffiti

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Learn insider gardening secrets from a renowned New York City garden designer.

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An insider's guide to the best wholesale garden district in the United States!

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See the most spectacular natural views in Manhattan, walk in George Washington’s footsteps and visit the shrine of the first American Saint. Ft Wash View1

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Start your Saturday with exercise and some of the obscure sights of Brooklyn's beautiful and wild Prospect Park.  THIS EXPEDITION IS HALF PRICE. 

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Learn about CitiBike, ride the bridges, and see what this local likes in DUMBO.

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Park Slope's infamous archectiture is highlighted in this 3 hour mid-day tour.

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Great Neighborhoods

World Trade Center Manhattan

Home of the original World Trade Centers and the current Freedom Tower, this neighborhood on the southwest side of Manhattan s still a major world commerce hub.

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City Hall Manhattan

Located on the Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge,this neighborhood has City Hall and all of Manhattan’s major courts.

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Chinatown Manhattan

Chinatown is just South of Little Italy on the southeastern part of Manhattan Island.  Home to the largest Chinese population outside of China.

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Did you know?

There is a secret train platform in the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.

Guide Of The Week

Andrea C.

Licensed Tour Guide
Brooklyn, NY

A born & bred Native New Yorker, Andrea Coyle is a Board Member & Education Committee Core Member of the Guides Association of NYC. She has a background in both the graphic arts field & early childhood education. A licensed NYC tour guide since 2008, Andrea is a community activist, a preservationist, & a strong supporter of independent small businesses & manufacturers. She loves history, architecture, photography, trains, & food -- & being able to introduce her guests to places off the beaten path!