walking tour workout-explore brooklyn and achieve your daily step goal

 A brisk walk through the artistic, architectural, and historic treasures of some of New Yorks greatest neighborhoods, with a guide that LOVES showing people an insider’s view of her home turf - the best way to explore Brooklyn!  And when I say a brisk walk, I mean it. You don’t have to be a marathon runner to take on one of our hikes, we walk on mostly flat terrain and we take plenty of breaks but we will cover between 5-7 miles, in 2-3 hours (depending on which tour your choose). A slower pace option is available along with private tours that can be adapted to any physical ability or interest. So put on your walking shoes and come on an adventure with us!

I wake up every morning and say to myself, “Well, I’m still in New York. Thank you, God.
— Mayor Ed Koch
Hikers walking through Brooklyn Bridge Park

Hikers walking through Brooklyn Bridge Park

Urban Hikes

So if you’re ready for the most unique walking tour in New York, then sign up already!

Guests posing in front of a beautiful mural

Guests posing in front of a beautiful mural

Curated adventures

A personal adventure curated to match your interests and fitness level.


Hipster to the Heights Tour

Our most popular tour! 2.5-3 hours, 15-17,000 steps. We start off in Williamsburg, make our way via ferry to DUMBO and finish in Brooklyn Heights. This tour gives an overview of 3 popular neighborhoods and is a great way to learn about Brooklyn while getting a workout!

Brooklyn Bridge at night

Brooklyn Bridge at night

City Lights
Sunset Tour

2.5 hours, 13-15,000 steps. A breathtaking view of the city at sunset! We start our hike in historic Brooklyn Heights, we will walk from the Heights and watch the sunset over the Manhattan skyline from the promenade. We hike into DUMBO while the city lights sparkle across the river.

Hikers posing in front of some cool street art

Hikers posing in front of some cool street art

Experience Tour

2-2.5 hours, 11-13,000 steps. We meet in Williamsburg in the morning and watch as the neighborhood comes to life. We will hike through the normally crowded streets and see all the cool local cafes, restaurants, shops and stop to view street art along the way. We, of course, stop for a coffee at a local shop!

Historic red brick warehouses in Red Hook

Historic red brick warehouses in Red Hook

Red Hook &
Carroll Gardens

2-2.5 hours, 11-13,000 steps. We start our hike in the lovely neighborhood of Carroll Gardens and hike our way to the historic waterfront area where we see cool street art along with amazing views of the downtown Manhattan skyline. We stop for coffee at the halfway point and visit the Red Hook food trucks at the end!



Great tour from a great local!

“I’ve taken two trips with Melissa now & each one is vastly different & just as enjoyable. You get the inside tips from a knowledgable local whilst getting a work out. I highly recommend this tour!” – TripAdvisor

Great walk even for local New Yorkers

“I really enjoyed this walk! I am a local New Yorker but learnt so much about Brooklyn and got to see so many sites and learn about them. I also met some really great like minded people. Melissa is a great guide and so knowledgeable. She kept us accountable to pace but was able to teach us so much along the way. I will definitely be signing up for another walk. Highly highly recommend as a must do whether you live in New York or are visiting” – TripAdvisor

Saw NYC more like a local than a tourist!

“Allan (Singapore) & I (Sydney) visiting NY, Melissa is an awesome tour guide, we saw NY especially Brooklyn (which we haven’t visited before) as a local than tourist whilst getting in some exercise though the walking.” – TripAdvisor