“New York City and its environs are literally steeped in sports history . . . To embrace it all may seem impossible. Thankfully, there is New York Sports Tours . . . They will take you out to the ball game (written by Jack Norworth in New York in 1908) and much more.”
Frequently Asked Questions
Information about the start and finish locations is on the Start and Finish page.
For the full experience (tour and meal), included is the guided, multimedia tour, the meal at Keens with a special sports host and a premium New York Sports Tours baseball cap. Complimentary bottled water is available in the tour vehicle.
For the tour-only experience, the price includes all except the meal and time at Keens.
All guests receive a password to a private online New York sports museum of exclusive content that complements the tour.
In the tour vehicle, guests will have access to original historical items from sports history.
To more than 70 locations from sports history in Midtown Manhattan. Collectively, they tell an exclusive story of how Greater New York sports has helped change culture and society.
Yes, although each guest younger than 14 must be accompanied by a guest older than 14.
For those who take the ride only, the experience will last about three hours. For those who take the tour that is followed by dinner, the experience will last about four and a half hours. If needed, any guest can depart the experience any any point while it’s in progress.
You can get out at at least one point of interest, unless all the members in the tour group prefer to stay in the vehicle throughout the tour.
For tours that include dinner, guests will be able to explore our historic dining venue, Keens Steakhouse.
For private tours, we sometimes take guests inside venues not accessible on public tours.
There are two ticket prices, one for the tour followed by a special dinner and the other for the tour only. The cost of each appears after you select a tour date on the Calendar page.
At this time, a maximum of 12 guests are on each tour. This number does not include New York Sports Tours representatives. For private group tours, please contact New York Sports Tours.
You can request one upon arrival for the tour. Seats are typically assigned on a first-come, first-served basis at the tour departure location.
No. The experience is designed for those who consider themselves sports fans and those who do not.
Our tours are conducted in a luxury customized Mercedes vehicle on some days and a luxury customized Ford vehicle on other days. There is space to store personal bags.
No. Please note that Keens Steakhouse patrons often wear business casual attire, although it is not required.
Not in the tour vehicle, but there are designated stops for any passenger who requires a restroom stop.
For each tour that includes a meal, the meal (including a non-alcoholic beverage) will be shown before or upon arrival at the restaurant and include multiple options including vegetarian meals.
Alcohol may be ordered at the restaurant but must be paid for by the guest before departure from the restaurant.
The tour starts promptly at the listed start time and the tour vehicle stays at the start location for at least five minutes after the listed start time.
If you’re running late, you will be able to meet us during the tour but not necessarily at the departure location. You will need to contact the tour concierge to confirm a meeting spot. The concierge contact information will be in your ticket confirmation email.
Yes, outside the vehicle. No photography or video is allowed to be captured of inside the tour vehicle unless pre-approved by New York Sports Tours.
This option may be available when requested in advance. Please contact New York Sports Tours for more information.
You may transfer your ticket.
A 50 percent refund is available for cancellations three or more days prior to the scheduled tour departure time.
Refunds are not available for cancellations fewer than three days before the scheduled tour departure time.
The experience covers dozens of spectator sports — baseball, football, basketball, soccer, tennis, boxing, hockey, swimming, cycling, wrestling, gymnastics, track and field and road running, to name a few.
At this time, the tour is only offered in English.