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Offbeat. Electric. Dramatically Different.

Experience The Hidden Pulse Of New York City

Experience the unforgettable side of New York City-where you’ll step away from the usual and walk into a world of untold stories and sensory charm.

At Yellow Shoes Tours, we specialize in creating curated journeys of New York City. With Licensed Tour guide Nicola Menicacci by your side, you’ll stroll the Big Apple’s buzzing streets where art, cuisine and culture come to life.

Unlike seeing NYC conventionally, you’ll sense the living, breathing city as it’s meant to be felt; and see hidden gems unfold before your eyes.

This is New York City like you’ve never imagined.

“I love the city. I live it. With every free moment, I explore further, sensing the stories under my soles.” -NICOLA MENICACCI

Take A Hearty Bite Of The Big Apple.

Move beyond everyday tours into the heartbeat of the city. As the sun glints off the Hudson, your Tourguide, Nicola Menicacci, will unveil a world of urban secrets and wonders.


A fun-loving storyteller, his one-of-a-kind journeys are capsules across eras and heritages– revealing New York City’s little-known marvels.


Packed with insider-knowledge, you’ll discover tucked-away sights still undiscovered by local New Yorkers. Love speakeasies? Vintage finds? Sizzling noodles? Anything can happen in a New York minute!


You may arrive as a tourist, but with Yellow Shoes Tours, you’ll leave with New York City in your soul.

The City That Never Sleeps:
So Fresh You Can Squeeze It

We offer a unique passage into this iconic city– as bonafide New Yorkers and a Licensed Tour guide, our network of insiders unlock red-hot fashion, eclectic art and foodie spots only known by in-the-mix locals. It’s your ticket to the trendsetting scene!


Whether you’d love to try upcoming gastropubs in Harlem, sip distilled whiskey in Brooklyn, gallery-hop in Chelsea or catch opera at the Met, you’ll be swept on a journey of New Yorker secrets and insider-access.

Only In New York!

Tours To Set Your Imagination Free

It’s all about you! Although we tailor our New York City tours around your preferences and passions, we also offer historical adventures, cultural escapades, Borough tours and Christmas excursions of a thousand lights– all entirely planned and customized for you.


Cross continents and dive into the dishes of 200 nationalities, meander the cobblestone streets of Greenwich Village or trace the historical pathways of your roots.

Explore the unexpected.

Buckle Up For An NYC
Adventure Of A Lifetime

From start-to-finish, our personalized walking tours are focused on you–we plan, handle and manage every detail so you can relish in the discovery and fun.


Although we believe New York City only reveals her secrets by exploring on foot, we’re happy to create an unforgettable experience based on your needs. Don’t want to walk for 4 hours? Fugeddaboutit!


Whether you need accommodation recommendations, a personal shopper, food truck
tips or regular restroom access, we’ve got you covered.