Upper West Side Manhattan Dorothy Parker Literary Walk

Big Apple Fanatics Tours

What You'll Get

Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) is one of New York’s most beloved personalities. Known for her dry humor (she penned “Men seldom make pass/At girls who wear glasses”) and sparkling wit, Parker helped start The New Yorker and is a member of the New York Writers Hall of Fame. She was one of the key members of the Algonquin Round Table. See locations tied to Parker, as well as see scores of local landmarks, architectural gems, and historic sites. On this 2 hour tour, you will see:

  • Her childhood homes & beautiful apartments, still standing;
  • Visit Riverside Park, where Parker walked her beloved dogs;
  • See where her famous neighbors Babe Ruth & Flo Ziegfeld lived;
  • Walk the same streets as seen in scores of movies and TV series;
  • See numerous historic buildings that are national and city landmarks;
  • Take photos of stunning architecture.

The tour begins at Riverside Drive and West 72nd Street, at the statue of Eleanor Roosevelt. The tour (1.5 miles) takes in Riverside Park, Broadway, literary landmarks and architectural highlights.

This tour is designed for tourists, locals, families, and groups of friends. You’ll visit more than thirty locations and come away with a new appreciation for the area. It is wheelchair and stroller accessible. Kids and dogs are welcome.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Dogs are welcome
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Professional licensed guide
  • Guide is published author
  • Walking tour

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (recommended)

2 hours

Return Details
West 86th Street and Broadway.

Voucher Info
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