Big Onion Walking Tours

 
Take your students, scouts, or homeschool group on an unforgettable Big Onion Walking Tour of the ethnic and historic neighborhoods of Manhattan and Brooklyn. 25 years experience conducting educator-led student tours. More than 25 guided tours, including: Harlem, Immigrant New York, Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, Greenwich Village, The Financial District, inside the MET Museum, Times Square, and the popular Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour. Named “New York’s Best Walking Tours” by New York Magazine and “Best Place to Take Out-of-Town Guests” by The Village Voice in 2014. Approved NYC DOE vendor. Tours meet Common Core requirements.
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 476 13th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215. Kings County and New York County.
 
Tel: 888-606-WALK.
 
 
 
Hrs: Daily.
 
SCHOOLS
For local and visiting students alike, Big Onion Walking Tours opens up new neighborhoods to explore. Students will learn about the cultural diversity of New York City, see iconic buildings and monuments, and much more. Tours can be integrated into an academic curriculum. Learn more
 
Contact Info
Contact: Seth Kamil, President, 212-439-1090 ext. 5.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: 3rd-College.
 
Group Size: Varies.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours.
 
Cost: Fee.  
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
Topics Covered: American Revolution, American history, historic figures, culture, Black history, architecture, immigration, prohibition era, religion.
 
SCOUTS
Scouts can work on Architecture badges on the Chelsea and the High Line walking tour as well as the walking tour of SoHo and NoLiTa. Stops on the tours can include Chelsea Hotel, Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the Houghwout Building, and more. Learn more about the Chelsea and the High Line walking tour  and the SoHo and NoLiTa tour.
 
Contact Info
Contact: Seth Kamil, President, 212-439-1090 ext. 5.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: 3rd-12th.
 
Group Size: Varies.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours.
 
Cost: Fee.  
 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.  
Topics Covered: History, historic figures, culture, architecture.
 
HOMESCHOOL
Homeschoolers are welcome to experience New York City with Big Onion Walking Tours. Each tour highlights the rich history of the city, focusing on topics such as the American Revolution, immigration, architecture, and more. Learn more
 
Contact Info
Contact: Seth Kamil, President, 212-439-1090 ext. 5.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: 3rd-12th.
 
Group Size: Varies.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours.
 
Cost: Fee.  
 
Topics Covered: American Revolution, American history, historic figures, culture, Black history, architecture, immigration, prohibition era, religion.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Tours Lesson Plan

A sightseeing tour can provide your youth group with an opportunity to see entire cities in a short amount of time and learn about many aspects of that city such as, architecture, history, geography, and culture. Students gain knowledge about specific places they’ve toured through a variety of activities. ... Continue