Sunday afternoon (LIC tours)
The anti-tourist tours. Experiential by design, guests not only see the sights, but engage in cultural connectivity via encounters with local artists, “makers,” and entrepreneurs, and stops to sample local food and drink.
Tours include: Queens Cool Uncovered (Long Island City)
Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday; morning or evening.
Discover and appreciate the history of NYC neighborhoods with official Queens Borough Historian as a guide.
Tours include: What’s New (and Old) in Long Island City?, and The World of the #7 Train.
$20; $15 for Greater Astoria Historical Society members
Open your eyes and imagination to explore the artifacts and interesting architecture of a long-gone New York.
Tours include: Astoria Waterfront, Queensborough Bridge, and a spooky Halloween walking tour.
Saturday or Sunday afternoons
Explore the richest ethnic neighborhoods offering new and exciting foods for the palate and for the soul.
Tours include: South Asian Jackson Heights, Inter-Continental Elmhurst, Jamaica, Astoria and many more.
Weekends and some weekdays
Experience mouth watering food and drink tastings from the best hidden gems restaurants, ethnic eateries, and specialty shops that Queens has to offer. You’ll also learn about history, culture and architecture.
Tours include: Flavors of Long Island City.