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.

More About Local Expeditions
Whats Happening this week

Monday

16

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Tuesday

17

17th at 10:00AM

Go to Hell!

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Wednesday

18

18th at 11:00AM

Victorian Flatbush, Brooklyn

18th at 11:15AM

Ferry to DUMBO

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Thursday

19

19th at 2:00PM

Prospect Park and Park Slope Brownstones

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Friday

20

20th at 1:00PM

Prospect Park and Park Slope Brownstones

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Saturday

21

21st at 11:30AM

Brooklyn, Off the Hook!

21st at 11:00AM

Victorian Flatbush, Brooklyn

21st at 1:00PM

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

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Sunday

22

22nd at 11:00AM

The Yiddish Rialto

22nd at 11:00AM

Queens: The World’s Borough

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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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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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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

Midtown Manhattan

Midtown Manhattan is arguably the largest and most powerful business district in the world.  It also contains some of the most famous buildings in the world including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building and Grand Central Station.

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Inwood, Manhattan

The northernmost neighborhood in Manhattan, Inwood is home of beautiful Fort Tryon Park and the Cloisters.

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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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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!