"Absolutely brilliant . . . captivating . . . a worthy alternative to taking in a Broadway show."

— TripAdvisor's No. 1-Ranked New York City "Historical & Heritage" Tour Ride

". . . offers original, eye-opening stories . . ."

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"New York Sports Tours is a unique sports and cultural experience."

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". . . immersed in entertaining, educational stories . . ."

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THE NEW YORK SPORTS HISTORY EXPERIENCE

An Intimate, Guided, Multimedia Ride to Dozens of Manhattan Locations from Sports History
Followed by Lunch or Dinner with a New York Sports Personality at Legendary Keens Steakhouse

Launches Thursday, June 28, 2018


  The tour vehicle is parked outside The Racquet & Tennis Club on Park Avenue.

The tour vehicle is parked outside The Racquet & Tennis Club on Park Avenue.

  Above: Soccer legend and New York Red Bulls broadcaster Shep Messing speaks at the end of a tour. Below: New York Yankees great Mickey Rivers (in hat) hosts a post-tour dinner at Keens Steakhouse.

Above: Soccer legend and New York Red Bulls broadcaster Shep Messing speaks at the end of a tour.
Below: New York Yankees great Mickey Rivers (in hat) hosts a post-tour dinner at Keens Steakhouse.



  • BOARD OUTSIDE
    GRAND CENTRAL



  • Meet near Grand Central Terminal, on Vanderbilt Avenue at East 44th Street, across the street from the east or south side of the Yale Club.


    Reach the departure spot by foot from Grand Central's iconic main concourse clock: Walk up the western staircase, exit onto Vanderbilt Avenue and turn right.


    Finish at Keens Steakhouse at 72 West 36th Street, near Macy's flagship store.


  • ENJOY A GUIDED
    MULTIMEDIA RIDE



  • Witness entertaining true stories of how New York sports history at stops along the tour route and beyond have helped shape America and the world.


    Ride in a luxury vehicle with a tour host to more than 70 locations from sports history in midtown Manhattan.


    Enjoy a seamless narrative with engaging on-screen audio, video, photography and other content, plus hold rare original historical items.


  • WITNESS MOVING
    SPORTS STORIES



  • See 30 original and exclusive mini-documentaries that tie in to tour stops, narrated by celebrated sports broadcaster and New York City native Mary Carillo (above), and enjoy live commentary from a sports historian.


    Receive a password to access New York Sports Tours' private online New York sports museum featuring seven exclusive mini-documentaries and other original content that complements the tour narrative.


  • DINE AT KEENS WITH
    A SPORTS FIGURE



  • Purchase the Full Experience ticket to enjoy an intimate post-tour meal at the table of a sports figure in the famed Keens Steakhouse, a home to more than 130 years of sports stories.


    Reveal names of some upcoming Keens hosts by clicking available dates in the ticket system and see some past hosts by visiting the Sports Hosts page on this site.


    Receive a premium baseball cap.

 
Sports is its thread, but the experience covers so much terrain that you don’t have to be a sports fan to enjoy it. Even so, sports die-hards will learn a lot.
— Mary Carillo
 

  During a private tour outing: Cary Woods (left), New York City native and prominent American film producer (including of sports-themed classic  Rudy ); director-actress Teressa Tunney, granddaughter of boxing legend and New York City native Gene Tunney; and Boyd Melson, New York City native and World Boxing Council international champion

During a private tour outing: Cary Woods (left), New York City native and prominent American film producer (including of sports-themed classic Rudy); director-actress Teressa Tunney, granddaughter of boxing legend and New York City native Gene Tunney; and Boyd Melson, New York City native and World Boxing Council international champion

Private and Custom Outings

New York Sports Tours' private tour options include custom experiences.

Private outings can incorporate special access to historic New York sports venues, premium seating at New York sports events, and participation by select sports figures. 

To discuss custom experiences for corporate, school, family or other groups, contact Kathy Paprocki at kathy@newyorksports.tours.