Tours – Harlem Heritage Tours & Cultural Center gives the ‘real deal’ gospel tour with tours guides who are locals from the community and tourists from over seas and their located right in the heart of Harlem at 116th Street and Lenix Avenue.
The National Neo-graphic Tour Hop to Harlem is a great way to take a tour with you and someone else or a group. The tour is motel of central Harlem , but it gives you a good feel of the village.
A Taste Harlem tour guide will take you for tastings at some of Harlem’s best fine and casual dining spots—from classic soul food to dishes representative of Harlem’s diverse cultural heritage. In a matter of hours, your taste buds will travel from New York to the deep South to the Caribbean to West Africa and beyond!
Day Trips From Harlem On Metro North
You can easily spend a whole day exploring the Dia Art Foundation’s extensive, A-list art collection, you’ll encounter large-scale works dating from the 1960s to the present. From Andy Warhol, to Louise Bourgeois and Richard Serra. Stroll past galleries and antique shops on Beacon’s quaint Main Street and grab a bite at the Hop (458 Main St between Schenck and Tioronda Aves, thehopbeacon.com), an unpretentious bistro that serves craft beer and artisanal small plates, such as rabbit-and-raisin terrine ($13). Take the Hudson line to Beacon station (70mins; One-Day Getaway Package $31.50, includes round-trip and museum admission) and walk five minutes to the museum.
Hotel & Accomendations
Celebrate your style at Aloft Harlem, in the center of New York City’s most happening neighborhood! We’re steps from the famous Apollo Theater, Central Park, and major express subway stations. Zip over to the bright lights of Times Square in minutes!
Allie’s Inn Bed & Breakfast, proprietor Marilyn Moulton, a third generation entrepreneur, offers customers a “zen like sense of comfort.” The renovated space runs for $195 to $225 per night, but includes continental breakfast, a fully equipped kitchen with granite counter, a private bathroom with skylight, a luxury queen size bed and daybed with trundle, a flat screen TV, Internet access, and much more. This B&B, which name derives from her father’s nickname, is centrally located and just a walk away from great eateries, lounges, and historical sites.
If you want a less expensive stay with a Victorian feel, opt to stay at Tony’s Place, located at 133 W. 119th St. Breakfast is currently not offered, but it’s only a block away from the café Il Cafe Latte. The actor turned owner offers guests one of eight color coordinated rooms, a shared bathroom, WiFi, TV, and great prices. They are offering a single for $60, a double for $85, a triple for $145, a quad for $160, and a five-person for $170.
Harlem Bed and Breakfast sits on the charming brownstone on landmark historical block which faces Mount Morris (Marcus Garvey) Park! Close to ALL Public Transportaion and easy access to ALL Airports and Train/Bus Stations. In the middle of historic Harlem! Just a few blocks to 125th Street shopping and all cultural institutions! Also, walk (or short bus ride) to Museum Mile and Central Park.
Iindigo Arms new kid on the Harlem B&B Block… wonderfully appointed!
Museum Bed And Breakfast A self contained 1 bedroom apartment approximately 500 square feet in an officially designated landmark townhouse(demeure historique,architect, Henri Foucheaux, 1896-7).
Suite Sugar Hill Guest Room. A modest getaway in Harlem’s Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill Historic District. Urbane, bright study-guest room: This study-guest room in the storied Sugar Hill Historic District–the Washington Heights bluff overlooking Harlem–basks in sweet sunlight all day long. Conveniently located near the blue A/C subway (metro) line, and along several bus routes. Ideal for the intrepid single traveler seeking an urban experience steeped in authentic neighborhood ambiance
Harlem is serviced by three airports: Laguardia Airport and Kennedy Airport and Newark Airport in New Jersey. Both Laguardia and Kennedy Airports are the most commonly used airlines, and offers daily flights to everywhere in Harlem. You can also get to Rankin Via Ottawa. Laguardia Airport and Kennedy Airport both fly out of Queens, New York every other day, please check their websites for flight schedules. Daily flights leave Queens all day arriving in taxi’s morning to night.
Check out a Google map of the NYC airports here.
Harlem, NY has an excellent transit system, with subway, buses (M60 From 125th Street) and ferries helping you to get in and around the borough. Below are some useful maps to help you in your travels, plus links to some of the borough’s transportation offerings.
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Indigo Arms is in a rare Historic Brownstone that has been restored to its original elegance and splendor. Located in the Heart of Harlem’s Mount Morris Park Historic Landmark District.
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