Urban Adventures is about a new style of travel experience for those who want to get off the beaten path and really connect with a destination. Each experience can be as short as a couple of hours, or as long as a whole day, but in every case our Urban Adventures tours take travellers to interesting places to meet locals, and to really see what makes a place tick.
This happy hour tour is taking you to the centre of New York’s booming cocktail culture as we visit some of the best bars in the city. Along the way, we’ll sample delicious libations, swap tales of speakeasies and gangsters, shop for new locally produced spirits, learn how to make craft cocktails, and discover some of the best places to grab a drink in the Big Apple.
-Taste delicious craft cocktails at some of New York’s best bars
-Learn how prohibition shaped NYC, and the speakeasies and gangsters who influenced the city’s cocktail culture
-Discover new spirits from local micro-distilleries
-Find the best tucked-away places to grab a drink in New York’s East Village
-Learn how bartenders are revolutionising cocktails in America with fresh, artisanal ingredients
-Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, 3 cocktails, light snack
Exclusions: Additional food and drink, bottles of spirits, souvenirs, tips and gratuities for the guide
Duration: 2.5 hours
Meeting point: Corner of Avenue A and St. Mark’s Place at the entrance to Tompkins Square Park. Meet on the park side of the intersection (east side)