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9/11 Memorial Tour with Statue of Liberty Monument Access

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Wall Street, New York City, New YorkHear stories on how New York evolved from a Dutch trading colony to the financial capital it is today.Duration: 30 minutesPass By: New York Stock Exchange, New York City, New YorkMeet your guide next to the NY Stock Exchange. Please note admission is not included in the tour. Stop At: Federal Hall, New York City, New YorkSee this iconic building where George Washington was sworn in as president. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Trinity Church, New York City, New YorkVisit this beautiful church and hear stories such as the infamous Hamilton-Burr duel. Guests can go inside if the church is open on that day. Duration: 10 minutesPass By: Charging Bull (Wall Street Bull), New York City, New YorkPose for a photo with this iconic landmark!Stop At: The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum, New York City, New YorkVisit the 9/11 Memorial and the incredible man-made waterfalls of Reflecting Absence. Please note admission to the 9/11 Museum is not included with this tour. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: New York Harbor, New York City, New YorkGet some great views of the harbor from the ferry to the Statue of Liberty!Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Statue of Liberty, New York City, New YorkEnjoy reserved line and pedestal access tickets at the Statue of Liberty! Your self guided visit can be done at your own pace. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Ellis Island, New York City, New YorkVisit the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, Wall of Honor and Kissing Post. Your visit is self guided and can be at your own pace. Duration: 1 hour

$169 Day Trips & Excursions

Washington D.C. Monuments and Memorials Day Trip from New York

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Empire Vacations Day Tours - New York, New York City, New YorkBeginning in New York heading south, you will pass through the states of New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland before arriving at Capitol Hill. Your tour will begin with a stop to Arlington Cemetery to visit JFK's gravesite. Move further into Washington DC and you'll see the Capitol, Senate and White House, the core of the US government. Your tour of Washington DC continues to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum before visiting the Washington, Lincoln, Vietnam and Korea memorials for exploring and pictures.Late in the afternoon you'll embark on a panoramic city tour before departing Washington DC for an early-evening arrival in New York City.Please Note: This tour is scheduled to stop in front of the White House, the Capitol and the Senate for commentary and picture taking. However please note that sometimes this is not possible due to security issues in Washington. In the event of this occurring, tour will be adjusted accordingly.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VirginiaVeterans of every American war from the Revolution to the country's most recent conflicts are buried at Arlington, which was officially declared a military cemetery in 1864. Among the more than 260,000 dead are three unidentified service members, buried at the Tomb of the Unknowns, and John F. Kennedy, whose gravesite is marked by an eternal flame.Duration: 1 hourPass By: U.S. Capitol, Washington DC, District of ColumbiaThe Capitol is among the most architecturally impressive and symbolically important buildings in the world. The Senate and the House of Representatives have met here for more than two centuries. Begun in 1793, the Capitol has been built, burnt, rebuilt, extended, and restored; today, it stands as a monument not only to its builders but also to the American people and their government.Pass By: White House, Washington DC, District of ColumbiaOne of America's most recognizable historical and political symbols is also the home and office of the President of the United States.Stop At: National Air and Space Museum, Washington DC, District of ColumbiaThe most popular of the Smithsonian museums features the Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer and Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Korean War Veterans Memorial, Washington DC, District of ColumbiaThis memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance and the triangular Field of Service depicting 19 soldiers on the field of combat.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington DC, District of ColumbiaEmotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most controversial wars.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, District of Columbia"In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever." Beneath these words, the 16th President of the United States sits immortalized in marble as an enduring symbol of unity, strength, and wisdomDuration: 1 hourStop At: Washington Monument, Washington DC, District of ColumbiaBuilt to honor George Washington, the United States' first president, the 555-foot marble obelisk towers over Washington, D.CDuration: 1 hour

$309 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

New York City Five Boroughs 20-Minute Helicopter Tour

Your New York sightseeing adventure begins as you fly down the Hudson River toward the harbor, passing Manhattan's Financial District, the Woolworth Building and Ellis Island. After a bird's-eye view of the Statue of Liberty, fly over Governors Island and the Verrazano Bridge joining Brooklyn and Staten Island.Returning up the Hudson, you'll pass the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid to view Midtown's famous skyscrapers: Empire State, Chrysler and Met Life (Pan Am) Buildings, along with Central Park, St. John the Divine Cathedral, Columbia University, George Washington Bridge and the Palisade of New Jersey.Please note: You must call to reserve your preferred time after booking. The listed price does not include the heliport fee, USD$40.00 per person, payable at the time of tour check-in.

$169 Day Trips & Excursions

Philadelphia and Amish Country Tour Day Trip from NYC

Departing New York City, you'll drive through New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia. It's the second largest city on the East Coast, and only 100 miles (160 kilometers) from New York City.Upon arrival in Philadelphia, you will embark on a panoramic tour that includes Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Elsert Alley (the oldest inhabited street in America) and more. Arriving in the historic heart of Philadelphia, you'll visit the famous Liberty Bell and Constitution Square and Hall, symbols of freedom in America.Departing Philadelphia you will see the famous "Rocky Steps" before continuing to Lancaster County. After a break for lunch at the Amish marketplace (lunch not included), you'll have an authentic Amish buggy ride through Amish farm country. During the ride you'll learn how the Amish live without modern technology - no electricity, running water, telephone service or appliances.In the late afternoon your tour heads east for an evening arrival in New York.

$62 Cultural & Theme Tours

The Sopranos Sites Tour

Sopranos fans get a real-life glimpse into the filming locations seen on the HBO series during this 4-hour sightseeing tour from NYC to the New Jersey suburb, where Tony Soprano — a Mafia boss played by James Gandolfini — and his mob buddies spent their days and nights. Hop aboard a comfortable coach in Midtown Manhattan and meet your knowledgeable local guide, an actor who appeared as a stand-in or extra on The Sopranos and shares little-known facts from behind the scenes. Upgrade for priority seating that includes pre-boarding in the first four rows for close access to the guide. Your coach tour begins in New York and starts out with sites from the show's opening credits, including the exit of the Lincoln Tunnel and the Manhattan skyline. Upon arrival in Jersey, your guide points out the Muffler Man, Pizza Land, the Valley Landscape silo, a featured Tudor house, a building in the center of the Meadowlands that Tony often passed, and the ramp to the Pulaski Skyway seen at the end of every episode.Rediscover the inner workings of this fictional New Jersey crime family as you check out recognizable locales such as Barone Sanitation. Sit on the steps of the Skyway Diner where Christopher gets shot. See Big Pussy’s auto body shop, visit the Searchlight Diner where he spoke with the FBI, view the back of his house, and glimpse the batting cages used by him, AJ and Kevin. You’ll also take a peek inside Satin Dolls, aka the Bada Bing bar.Visit locations of majors scenes, from dirty deals to beat-downs, including Carmine’s Funeral Parlor; Party World and Car Wash; La Cibelle’s, used as the locale for Nuovo Vesuvio, Artie Bucco’s restaurant in the show; and St Cecila’s Church (Carmela’s Church), the funeral home used for Carmine’s wake. Additional Sopranos film sites include Father Phil's parish, Harrison High School where AJ dumped pizza boxes into the pool, and Holsten’s — the restaurant where Tony sat during the final scene of the series. Please note that filming locations are subject to change.

$16.99 Transfers & Ground Transport

New York Departure Shuttle Transfer: Hotel to Airport

Simply book your ride and share spacious shuttles with other travelers. Your driver may make a few stops along the way to pick up fellow passengers en route to JFK, EWR or LGA. Rest assured you will arrive relaxed and on time for your flight. Call ahead to book your return which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You may either show your printed or mobile voucher to your driver upon collection from your hotel. Sit back and enjoy the ride to the airport. Please note: this departure transfer is valid for travel from MANHATTAN HOTELS only. It does not provide transport from private residences, destinations in New Jersey, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, bus stations, train stations or any other airports not listed above.