New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour

Kid Friendly in New York

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EXPERTLY-GUIDEDGet accompanied by a licensed NYC tour guide, who will hop off at each stop to provide you with comprehensive & more private sightseeing experienceLUXURY BUSESRide in climate-controlled, luxury tour buses that offer comfortable and pleasant touring experience, as well as protection from weather elementsAWARD-WINNINGWe're committed to providing more enjoyable sightseeing experience. Our Discover NY Tour is a recipient of numerous industry-recognized awards!GUIDED WALKSEnjoy 15-minute guided walking tours of NYC's iconic places - Central Park, Rockefeller Center, 9/11 Memorial & more!BOAT CRUISE INCLUDEDTake a boat cruise for breathtaking views of NYC skyline from water! (Seasonal: included in the tour itinerary from April 1 - Dec 31)
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Times Square, New York City, New YorkStart/End Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial, New York City, New YorkAfter a drive through the Times Square area, the first stop is at Central Park West and 72nd Street, at the Dakota Building (former home of John Lennon). The stop includes a short guided walk into Central Park to visit the Strawberry Fields with the Imagine mosaic dedicated to John Lennon, as well as the views of other sites in the area such as the luxury condominiums that numerous celebrities call home. We'll also drive by Central Park Zoo, famous Plaza Hotel and Carnegie Hall.Duration: 20 minutesPass By: Central Park, New York City, New YorkPart of guided tour of Strawberry FieldsPass By: The Dakota, New York City, New YorkPart of guided tour of Strawberry FieldsStop At: Rockefeller Center, New York City, New YorkThe second stop on the tour is Rockefeller Center, for views of St. Patrick's Cathedral, the location of the ice skating rink and Christmas Tree, and NBC's Today Show set.Duration: 20 minutesPass By: St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York City, New YorkWalk-by as part of the Rockefeller Center stopStop At: Madison Square Park, New York City, New YorkThe third stop is Madison Square Park - the original location of Madison Square Garden Arena. This area provides spectacular views of dramatic architecture featured in numerous books and films: the Flatiron Building (Godzilla, Spider-Man), the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower (The Runaway Skyscraper, Futurama), and the Empire State Building (King Kong, Independence Day).The tour continues with a drive through some of the iconic NYC's neighborhoods, such as Greenwich Village, Soho, Chinatown, and the Financial District.Duration: 20 minutesPass By: Empire State Building, New York City, New YorkSeen from Madison Square Park (outside only)Pass By: Flatiron Building, New York City, New YorkSeen from Madison Square Park (outside only)Pass By: MetLife Building, New York City, New YorkSeen from Madison Square ParkStop At: The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum, New York City, New YorkThe fourth stop is the World Trade Center, as we visit the 9/11 Memorial. The tour does not include entry into the 9/11 Museum, but visitors can walk the grounds of the Memorial, visit the waterfalls of "Reflecting Absence," (the footprints of where the original twin towers stood), and see the Survivor Tree that stood up to the destruction of 9/11.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: New York Harbor, New York City, New YorkThe fifth stop is at Pier 15 for the 2:30 pm Hornblower Sightseeing Cruise (note: in off-season, between Jan 1 - Apr 1, in lieu of boat cruise, guests visit Grand Central Terminal) to experience magnificent views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn skylines, iconic Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg bridges, Governor's Island, Ellis Island, and a 360 degree turn in front of the Statue of Liberty for amazing photo opportunities!Duration: 1 hourPass By: Statue of Liberty, New York City, New YorkSeen from the boat cruisePass By: Ellis Island, New York City, New YorkSeen from the boat cruisePass By: Brooklyn Bridge, New York City, New YorkSeen from the boat cruisePass By: Fifth Avenue, New York City, New YorkDrive-throughPass By: Trinity Church, New York City, New YorkWalk-byPass By: New York Public Library, New York City, New YorkDrive-byPass By: Radio City Music Hall, New York City, New YorkDrive-byPass By: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, New YorkDrive-byPass By: Seaport District NYC, New York City, New YorkDrive-throughPass By: Greenwich Village, New York City, New YorkDrive-throughPass By: SoHo, New York City, New YorkDrive-throughPass By: Little Italy, New York City, New YorkDrive-throughPass By: Chinatown, New York City, New YorkDrive-throughPass By: Battery Park, New York City, New YorkDrive-throughPass By: Diamond District, New York City, New YorkDrive-byPass By: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York City, New YorkDrive-byPass By: Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex, New York City, New YorkDrive-through

What’s included

  • Expert Local Tour Guide Narrative
  • Transportation With Luxury Tour Bus
  • Bottled Water on Buses
  • Entry/Admission - New York Harbor

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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