The Algonquin Round Table and Jazz Age writers comes alive in the only walking tour devoted to the famed literary group. It met from 1919-1929 and is America's most well-known group of writers, led by Dorothy Parker and Robert Benchley. We will also see sites related to F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Eugene O'Neill, James Thurber, Dawn Powell, and more. The tour begins and ends inside the world-famous Algonquin Hotel, a national literary landmark. This 2.5-hour tour encompasses twenty blocks to explore notable locations.'Not only will you get a taste of New York history, but you'll also be on a wonderful sightseeing tour and stroll the streets of Midtown, Hell's Kitchen, Times Square, the Theatre District, and Rockefeller Center.'
Walk in the footsteps of the legendary wits Franklin P. Adams, Robert Benchley, Heywood Broun, Edna Ferber, George S. Kaufman, Harpo Marx, Dorothy Parker, Harold Ross, Alexander Woollcott, and the rest of the 'Vicious Circle.' The tour explore the architectural and historical stories of the buildings and landmarks linked to them.'
Talk about the great books of the era: The Great Gatsby, A Farewell to Arms, So Big, and more. This is a tour of literary Manhattan and the most famous writers of the era. We will also visit three places where The New Yorker was created from 1925-1991.
It's a great way to learn about the past and also see how little has changed in more than two hundred years.
This tour is designed for tourists, locals, families, and groups of friends. You'll visit more than thirty locations and come away with a new appreciation for the area. It is wheelchair and stroller accessible.