About Us

My Kind of Town New York is owned and operated by James J. Smythe who is a Stanford University Graduate. This Company was created from his Love for the City. He understands New York can be overwhelming and intimidating, especially for first time visitors. We’ve designed our Tours to familiarize you to the City so you feel ‘at ease’ and can enjoy your time in New York, thoroughly.


James has had the good fortune of traveling to many destinations around the world. Hiring a Private Tour Guide in the Cities he’s visited has always enhanced his travel experience. Thus, he’s created this Tour Company in order to enhance your visit to New York City!

Our Vehicles: Click on photos to enlarge

  • We have 4 Mercedes Benz SUVs that accomodate 6 Guests comfortably. Our Mercedes Sprinter is perfect for 7-14 Passengers.

All our Drivers/Guides possess a New York City Tour Guide License, English is their Native Language (Foreign Language Tours can be arranged), and all our Vehicles meet the insurance standards set by the state of New York.

In order to truly enjoy New York City, it is so helpful to have a knowledgeable Tour Guide so that ultimately, you too will feel Knowledgeable, Confident, and Comfortable Exploring the City on your own.


It would be our Absolute Pleasure to be your Guide in New York City!  Please Make your Reservation Today to Book your Private, Personalized Tour of New York City!

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Making New York City Your Kind of Town
Votes Best in New York City

P.O. Box 7085   |  New York, NY 10023  |   866-691-8687  |  212-754-4500 (local)