Welcome to the Official Website of the

Guides Association of New York City (GANYC)



         Why Go GANYC? GANYC was founded by licensed guides for licensed guides. We are one of the oldest and most active tour guides associations in America and our members adhere to the law. All of our members are licensed by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs.


          NYC licensed guides are the best ‘bang-for-your-tourism-buck.’ Take the time to enjoy our site, learn what our members have to offer and above all, enjoy the benefits; a GANYC member will make your time worthwhile. We are the inside track to The Big Apple.

“GANYC is an association of independent tour guides. Each member is licensed by the New York City

Department of Consumer Affairs. GANYC provides a listing of all member guides to the public.

GANYC is not liable, or responsible, for contractual obligations made between clients and tour guides.”

Tours and Services offered by Member Guides
Convention Staff Corporate Meeting Staff Hospitality Desk Hospitalty Desk & Staff
Lecturer Private Tours Tour Consultant Tour Escort
Tour Manager
Special Interest
African American History Architectural Tours Bicycle Tours Celebrity Tours
Culinary Tours Fashion District Immigrant Experience Jazz Tours
LGBTG Interest Movie & TV Tours Old New York Running Tours
Secret Gardens Student Tours Tours by Taxi Tours for the Disabled
Walking Tours      
Bronx Brooklyn Central Park Chinatown / Little Italy
East Village Ellis Island / Statue of Liberty Greenwich Village Harlem
Lower East Side Manhattanville / West Harlem Queens SoHo & NoLita
South Street Seaport Staten Island Upper East Side Upper West Side
Local Information
Current Weather
Gridlock Sam
Current Traffic Report
New York Directions