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

6

6th at 10:00AM

Go to Hell!

6th at 5:00PM

Holiday Hotel Hop

6th at 2:00PM

CitiBike DUMBO

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Wednesday

7

7th at 8:00AM

Tiptoe Through the Tulips

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Thursday

8

8th at 5:00PM

Holiday Hotel Hop

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Friday

9

9th at 11:00AM

Queens: The World’s Borough

9th at 10:00AM

Go to Hell!

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Saturday

10

10th at 11:00AM

The Downtown Brooklyn Cultural District

10th at 11:30AM

Brooklyn, Off the Hook!

10th at 11:00AM

Victorian Flatbush, Brooklyn

10th at 4:00PM

Holiday Hotel Hop

Sold Out
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Sunday

11

11th at 11:00AM

The Yiddish Rialto

11th at 4:00PM

Holiday Hotel Hop

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Hottest Expeditions

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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Guided by Greg R.

Walk through a historical neighborhood with four pub stops along the way.

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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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Experience a fascinating overview of amazing Boston, from its beautiful historic past to its intriguing present.

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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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People who will enjoy this expedition will enjoy walking (at least a mile), being outdoors, art, gardens and photography.

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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

Upper East Side

East of Fifth Avenue from 59th Street to 96th Street is the affluent Upper East Side.  The UES has high end shopping, some of the greatest museums in the world, tons of hotels and many New York City residents.

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Williamsburg, Brooklyn

A neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn bordered by the Greenpoint (North), Bedford-Stuyvesant (South), Bushwick (East) and the East River (West).  Williamsburg has been known as an artists and hipsters residential neighborhood since the 80’s.

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Downtown Brooklyn

Home of the Williamsburg Savings Bank Tower and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, downtown Brooklyn centers around the Northernmost section of Flatbush Avenue at the base of the Manhattan Bridge.  This neighborhood has seen a burst of development including the Barclay’s Center and many high rise residential apartment buildings.

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Did you know?

D.U.M.B.O stands for Down Under The Manhattan Bridge Overpass

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!