Frequently Asked Questions - Intro to Queens Walking Tour in Long Island City

These are questions frequently asked about the Intro to Queens Walking Tour in Long Island City:

When is the tour given?

The Intro to Queens Walking Tour in Long Island City is given every Wednesday at 12:00pm, Friday at 3:00pm, Sunday at 9:30am. 


How long is the tour?

The tour lasts approximately 2 hours.


How much walking is done on the tour?

The tour covers approximately 1.5 mile of walking distance. It is a fairly manageable amount of walking for the average adult, child over the age of 12, or healthy senior citizen. There are no age limitations on the tour, but you are encouraged to consider the walking ability and level of interest/attention span of a younger child. 


Where does the tour meet?

The tour meets in Long Island City, Queens. The exact meeting point will be sent to you shortly after booking.


Is food included on the tour?

Although food is not included in the tour, there are places to purchase a snack or drink nearby. Also, after the tour your guide will be happy to recommend some of the area's dining options.


What should I bring to the tour?

The following are suggestions for what to bring to the tour:


-Snacks or bottled beverages

-Comfortable attire and shoes appropriate for the day's weather (tour runs rain or shine)

-Sunscreen (if summer or sunny)


How should I dress for the tour?

We suggest wearing loose, comfortable clothing; and comfortable, athletic footwear.

We advise that you check the day's weather in advance and prepare accordingly, as the tour runs rain or shine. Weather conditions are capable of fluctuating within a short period of time. 


Where does the tour end?

The tour ends at a local subway station in Queens. Your guide will provide directions for returning to Manhattan. Please note that the tour does not usually return to the original meeting place. It is an approx. 10 minute walk back there from where we end.


Is the tour appropriate for children?

This tour has no age restrictions, but is recommended for ages 12+. Please consider your child's attention span, and capacity for walking, if you are considering bringing them on the tour. Please be aware the tour covers up to 1 mile of walking distance.


How many people will be on the tour?

Group sizes vary; it will generally not have more than 15-20 people. 


Does the guide accept gratuities?

Tips are appreciated, if you enjoyed the tour, but never required.  


What happens if it rains?

The tour runs rain or shine. We advise checking weather conditions in advance, and preparing accordingly.


Is the tour available privately?

Yes, it is also available as a private or custom tour. The tour can be personalized and scheduled for any time of your desire.

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Is the tour available in other languages?

The tour is currently available in English only.


How do I get to the meeting point? 

The tour meets in Long Island City, Queens. The exact meeting point will be sent to you shortly after booking. We will be happy to provide detailed directions: simply contact us at +1 (866) 431-5393 or



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