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America's Roots Running Tour

City Running Tours New York City

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Explore the ethnic roots of New York and the United States beginning in Battery Park with a view of the American icon Statue of Liberty. You will see how immigration influenced and made up the very foundation of the city. People from around the world came at different times and for different reasons, but all left and continue to leave their marks on business, politics, food, neighborhood life and the very character of New York.

What You'll Get

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Stop At: Castle Clinton National Monument, 26 Wall St Battery Park, New York City, NY 10005-1996

The tour starts to at Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Wall Street, New York City, NY 10005

Named after the wall that was the northern border of the city. Meant to keep the British out from the north when they came in through the south and took the city from the Dutch.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: New York City Hall, Broadway and Murray St City Hall Park, New York City, NY 10007

Located in what was known as the commons, it was here where thoughts of revolution began and the Declaration of Independence was read that lead to the start of the war in the city.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: African Burial Ground National Monument, Duane and Elk Streets next to 290 Broadway, New York City, NY

Unknown, unmarked artificats to believed to be within a 4 block radius representing blacks buried without record or memorialized. The African Burial Grounds tells the story of an important part of the the New York City population.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Fraunces Tavern Museum, 54 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004-4300

From the Continental Congress to George Washington's post war farewell to his soldiers, Fraunces Tavern is an important part of American History.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall Street, New York City, NY 10006

Some of the main ForeFathers of our great city are laid to rest in the cemetery of Trinity Church including Alexander Hamilton, who represents exactly what this city is about.

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This is a 4.5 mile (7 km) tour designed with exciting stops along the route to interest all runners and is paced to accommodate all running levels.The tour will approximately be 90 minutes in duration. There will not be a coat/bag check for this tour. Your running guide will be using a running backpack and will carry small items for you if necessary.
  • Please note this is not a race it is a running tour. The tour will be led at a casual, conversational pace suitable for all running abilities.
  • Local, Professional guide
  • Running Tour
  • Water
  • Social experience
  • Photos
  • Running Guide will carry a small backpack to carry smaller items

  • No coat/bag check
  • No Hotel Pick Up

Departure Point
Battery Park, New York, NY 10004, USA

Departure Time
7:00 AM

1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the City Running Tours New York City in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

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