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New York City Harbor Lights Cruise

Available from Thursday

New York City Harbor Lights Cruise

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Experience the lights of New York City at sunset on this twilight cruise along the Hudson River and into New York Harbor. Book your ticket in advance online to spare any fuss on the night, and set sail to enjoy the illuminated landmarks while learning about the city from a guide’s informative commentary. A great way to end a day of sightseeing or kick off a night on the town.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.00
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$41.00
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Sex and the City Hotspots New York City Tour

Available from Oct 31

Sex and the City Hotspots New York City Tour

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Sex and the City is one of New York City's most iconic TV shows and this tour lets you follow in the footsteps of your favorite characters. Visit memorable locations from the TV show and movies; stop by the bars where Charlotte, Carrie, Miranda, and Samantha sipped on cosmos and gossiped about guys; see where they bought cupcakes and sex toys; and visit shops seen on-screen.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.00
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$56.00
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Manhattan Sky Tour: New York Helicopter Flight

Available from Wednesday

Manhattan Sky Tour: New York Helicopter Flight

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Catch a bird's eye view of the Big Apple during this helicopter ride over Manhattan. Look out over the Statue of Liberty, Wall Street, the financial district and more. You’ll also spot top sights like Ellis Island and the Empire State Building during this unique sightseeing flight over one of the world's most iconic cities.
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  • 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$215.00
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$215.00
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Big Bus New York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Available tomorrow

Big Bus New York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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See the highlights of New York City without the hassle of navigating traffic or public transportation by booking a Big Bus tour. The hop-on hop-off tour enables busy travelers to relax and enjoy the sights from the double-decker bus. Along the way, you can choose the attractions that interest you most rather than being caught up on a group tour.
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  • Free Cancellation
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$47.20
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Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

Available from Thursday

Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

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Some of the best views of New York City's iconic skyline are from the water. This extended cruise goes all the way around Manhattan Island, affording views of the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, and more. While on-board, learn about the history of the island through live commentary or purchase drinks and snacks.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.00
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$44.00

New York City Landmarks Circle Line Cruise

Available from Thursday

New York City Landmarks Circle Line Cruise

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New York City’s landmarks are iconic masterpieces. See the city’s best sights on this relaxing sightseeing cruise. Get an incredible perspective of the Manhattan skyline, plus close-ups of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and more.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.00
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$37.00
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These experiences may have limited interaction with crowds.

New York Manhattan Scenic Helicopter Tour

Available from Wednesday

New York Manhattan Scenic Helicopter Tour

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New York's iconic landmarks, mighty rivers, and islands are even more impressive from the air. On this tour, soar over Manhattan’s most famous sights in a helicopter and enjoy spectacular aerial views of the Big Apple. There's plenty of time time to see Liberty Island, the Empire State Building, and Governor’s Island.
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  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$289.00
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NYC Central Park Bike Rental

Available today

NYC Central Park Bike Rental

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Experience Central Park by bike with this convenient bike rental, perfect for everyone from first-time visitors to NYC regulars. Traveling by bike enables you to see more than you can on foot. With a provided map and staff recommendations, you can explore the bike-friendly paths at your own pace and stop to admire sites along the way. Book ahead, as bike rentals often sell out for this classic New York adventure.
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  • Free Cancellation
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$8.17
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Inside Central Park Bike Tour

Available tomorrow

Inside Central Park Bike Tour

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Pedal the shady paths and boulevards of Central Park on a guided bike tour with a small group of cyclists. Enjoy a leisurely pace as you trace a route to landmarks and hidden gems, from the Bethesda Fountain to the memorial at Strawberry Fields. See the Dakota apartment building where John Lennon lived, then loop around Cleopatra’s Needle and visit Jackie Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. Take in the natural side of life in New York City with an experience that’s suitable for all fitness levels and experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.99
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$48.99
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New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island

Available from Wednesday

New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island

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Get an aerial view of New York City on this comprehensive helicopter ride. The sightseeing flight reveals all the top landmarks—from Central Park and Times Square to the Empire State Building and Brooklyn Bridge. This enables you to see more in minutes than you could in a day of exploring on foot, making the tour ideal for first-time visitors who want to get acquainted with the city.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$363.00
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$363.00
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Taste of NYC Helicopter Tour

Available tomorrow

Taste of NYC Helicopter Tour

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There’s no better way to see New York than from the air and helicopter tours don’t have to cost the earth. Feel the history as you soar above Ellis Island, Wall Street, Brooklyn Bridge and more on this short but perfectly tailored flight that brings you eye to eye with the iconic Statue of Liberty. Choose between multiple departures throughout the day, with a maximum of six travelers per flight.
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  • Free Cancellation
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$146.20
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Bike Rental Central Park

Available tomorrow

Bike Rental Central Park

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Rent a bike in Central Park, the perfect way to explore this New York City landmark. Located in the heart of Manhattan, Central Park offers miles of tree-shaded bike paths leading to open meadows, lakes and attractions such as the Central Park Zoo. You can select the style of bike that you prefer, with baby seats, baby trailers and tandem bikes also available. All rentals come with a helmet, chain lock, and map. Choose from a two-hour, four-hour or full-day rental.
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    New York Double-Decker Bus Night Tour

    Available from Apr 1

    New York Double-Decker Bus Night Tour

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    See New York City shine in all its glory on this illuminating night tour. From aboard an open-top double-decker bus, see the lights and evening activity of Times Square, Greenwich Village, SoHo, the Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, and more. Savor incredible panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline at night.
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    • 1 hour 30 minutes
    • Free Cancellation
    • Taking safety measures
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    $29.00
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    Hamilton Musical Walking Tour

    Available from Oct 26

    Hamilton Musical Walking Tour

    star-5
    Alexander Hamilton spent much of his life in New York City, and with this walking tour inspired by the Tony Award-winning 'Hamilton' musical, you can take a deep dive into the Founding Father's life and the making of the hit Broadway show. Whether you have already seen the show, plan to see it soon, or simply love the cast album, this tour provides context to the story and its songs as you explore lower Manhattan.
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    • 3 hours
    • Free Cancellation
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    $62.94
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    New York City Guided Sightseeing Tour by Double Decker Bus

    Available from Apr 1

    New York City Guided Sightseeing Tour by Double Decker Bus

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    See Manhattan’s top attractions, from Harlem to Battery Park, on a 6- or 8-hour sightseeing tour. On board a double decker bus, travel across the city, passing major landmarks like Madison Square Garden, Times Square and Central Park. Take a 60-minute cruise across New York Harbor and climb to the Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center on the 8-hour tour.
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    • 8 hours
    • Free Cancellation
    • Taking safety measures
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    $61.25
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    THE TOUR New York City Powered by THE RIDE

    Available from Nov 12

    THE TOUR New York City Powered by THE RIDE

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    Want to experience a side of Manhattan that not even locals see? This tour of New York City is a visual treat. Board the multimillion-dollar coach, loaded with stadium-style seats, all of which are side facing and allow for optimum views of the City that Never Sleeps. With multimedia to complement the views, the coach brings attractions such as Central Park, Rockefeller Center and Times Square to life. Learn about the history and culture of each place, as the immersive technology takes you inside each attraction like never before.
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    • 1 hour 30 minutes
    • Free Cancellation
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    $35.00
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    $35.00

    New York City's Grand Central Terminal Official Audio Tour

    Available tomorrow

    New York City's Grand Central Terminal Official Audio Tour

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    New York’s Grand Central Terminal is one of the city’s most famous landmarks, and with this self-guided audio tour you can get a behind-the-scenes look at its soaring architecture and detailed interior. Learn about the rich history of this famous station, along with anecdotes, little-known facts, and details about the golden age of American rail travel as you explore the elegant Main Concourse at your own pace.
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    • 1 hour
    • Free Cancellation
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    $12.00
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    Harlem Hip-Hop Walking Tour

    Available from Sunday

    Harlem Hip-Hop Walking Tour

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    Harlem’s contributions to hip-hop are unmatched, and on this guided walking tour led by a hip-hop historian, you can check out important landmarks like the Apollo Theater, the Graffiti Wall of Fame, Lenox Lounge, and historic Harlem jazz clubs. See popular locations for hip-hop music videos and hear exclusive stories. Admission to the Museum of the City of New York is included.
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    • 2 hours
    • Free Cancellation
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    $39.99
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    $39.99

    Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridge Bike Rental

    Available today

    Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridge Bike Rental

    star-4
    Avoid the confines of a group tour and explore Manhattan and Brooklyn at your own pace with this customizable bike rental. Traveling by bike lets you fit in more attractions than you could on foot and enjoy highlights such as skyline views from the Brooklyn Bridge. Plus, a variety of rental options lets you plan a trip that suits your schedule and interests.
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    • 4 hours
    • Free Cancellation
    • Taking safety measures
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    $8.17
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    New York Mafia and Local Food Tasting with Retired NYPD Guide

    Available today

    New York Mafia and Local Food Tasting with Retired NYPD Guide

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    Tours resume September 22,2020..I'm a Line of Duty Retired NYPD Detective and lifetime resident of Little Italy. I bring you to places tour companies don't even know exist. The stories we discuss are all first-hand experiences- no script! From crime families and "red sauce" restaurants to some of the best cannoli on this side of the Atlantic, New York City's Little Italy is a neighborhood not to be missed. Get more out of your Little Italy experience with this 3- and a half hour walking tour. Uncover the mafia-related history of the neighborhood, hear a few true crime stories, and enjoy a dinner of food tastings—from handmade cheese to fresh baked pizza, eggplant parmigiana that will make momma jealous or spaghetti and meatball depending on tour/menu —all included. Experience the culture of Little Italy on this foodie-friendly guided tour. Visit the Lower East Side and Little Italy, and see where mobsters hung out and ran their elusive business. Guided by retired NYPD cop
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    • 3 hours 30 minutes
    • Free Cancellation
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    $87.00
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    Central Park New York City Bike Rental

    Available tomorrow

    Central Park New York City Bike Rental

    star-4
    Central Park’s massive size can make it hard to explore by foot. Instead, discover its scenic paths and historic sites in the heart of New York City by bike. Ride for an hour, or opt for a half- or full-day rental, and follow tree-lined roads to the park’s highlights and hidden gems. Leave the park behind to cruise midtown Manhattan’s vibrant neighborhoods, and see the city at your own pace.
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    • Free Cancellation
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    NYC All City Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Statue of Liberty Cruise

    Available tomorrow

    NYC All City Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Statue of Liberty Cruise

    star-2.5
    Enjoy all of New York City’s most iconic sites with a 2- or 5-day hop-on, hop-off bus pass, so you can explore the city with narration from an experienced guide. Choose from destinations on four centrally-located bus loops through downtown, uptown and Brooklyn, then watch New York’s bright lights come on during a nighttime tour of the city. Use your bus pass to access a free bike rental in Central Park, museum admission and a scenic cruise around Liberty Island, with views of the city's waterfront.
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    $55.00
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    Hop-On Hop-Off New York Bus Tour with Statue of Liberty Ticket and More

    Available tomorrow

    Hop-On Hop-Off New York Bus Tour with Statue of Liberty Ticket and More

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    Tick off all the top New York City sights in a single ride with these prebooked hop-on, hop-off bus tickets. Choose from three different fun-filled packages: a same-day downtown tour, a downtown tour plus Statue of Liberty visit, or a comprehensive, 48-hour New York City experience, including downtown and uptown bus tours, with a Statue of Liberty Cruise and Central Park bike rental.
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    60 min Sightseeing Cruise on a Yacht to View The Statue of Liberty

    Available from Saturday

    60 min Sightseeing Cruise on a Yacht to View The Statue of Liberty

    star-4
    Discover the Statue of Liberty from the water’s edge—and enjoy a comfortable alternative to crowded ferry transit—when you book this yacht tour of New York Harbor. Perfect for time-pressed travelers, this tour via well-appointed yacht departs multiple times daily from Pier 36. Once you hop aboard, pick from indoor and outdoor viewing areas, listen to live narration, and get within just 100 feet (30 meters) of Lady Liberty.
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    • 1 hour
    • Free Cancellation
    • Taking safety measures
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    $16.00
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