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New York City - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

One of the best things about New York City is that it lets you see, do, and eat almost anything you want. Whether you want to watch a Broadway show, experience the popular New York nightlife, or simply take a stroll through the popular Times Square, the Big Apple will give you the opportunity to do just that. You can start with the standard sightseeing tours and activities, like visiting well-known landmarks like the State of Liberty, Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden, and One World Trade Center. However, one of the top things to do in New York City involve food and drinks: in this culinary capital, you’ll find a wide range of cuisines from all over the world and get your hands on artisanal products.

 

Big Bus New York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Hop on and hop off at more than 30 stops around New York City with an open-top Big Bus tour, and vis...

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Viator VIP: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and 9/11 Memorial

Experience New York City like an insider on this action-packed VIP tour that includes early access t...

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One World Observatory Admission

There are a million things to experience in New York City, but this is one in a million. The One Wor...

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Private Horse and Carriage Ride in Central Park

Enjoy a classic experience in New York City and enjoy an open-air carriage ride through stunning Cen...

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Private New York Walking Tour with a Personal Photographer

Take a private walking tour of New York City with a difference! With your very own photographer to t...

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Private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour

Gain exclusive access to the Statue of Liberty on this once-in-a lifetime, 4-hour, private tour. Wit...

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Washington DC Day Trip from New York

Explore beyond the Big Apple with a full-day tour to Washington DC from New York City. You'll captur...

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Washington DC Day Tour from New York City

Enjoy a full-day tour from New York City to the capital of the United States, Washington DC, with a ...

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Philadelphia and Amish Country Day Trip from New York

Explore the countryside outside New York on a day trip to Philadelphia and Lancaster County, home of...

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Shared Roundtrip Transfer: New York Airports and Manhattan Hotels

Make your trip to New York hassle free with a pre-purchased roundtrip transfer between New York Airp...

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Private Arrival Transfer: New York Airports to Brooklyn

Avoid the stress of taxis or public transport and instead book a private arrival transfer from one o...

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Private Economy Arrival Transfer: New York Airports to Manhattan Hotels

Don't stress about finding a taxi at one of New York City's busy airports. Instead, book a great-val...

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9/11 Memorial and Ground Zero Walking Tour with Optional 9/11 Museum Upgrade

Gain a deeper understanding of the events surrounding the attacks on the World Trade Center on Septe...

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New York City and Wall Street Financial Crisis Tour

On this unique walking tour of New York City, you will explore the world-famous financial district o...

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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Guided Tour

Visits to the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island are musts in the Big Apple, espec...

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9/11 Memorial and Ground Zero Walking Tour with Optional 9/11 Museum Upgrade

Gain a deeper understanding of the events surrounding the attacks on the World Trade Center on Septe...

Location: New York City

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New York City and Wall Street Financial Crisis Tour

On this unique walking tour of New York City, you will explore the world-famous financial district o...

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NYC Walking Tour: Broadway History and Culture

Learn about Broadway before you see a show with this behind-the-scenes look at New York City’s famou...

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Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets

The must see for any visitor to New York City, the World’s Most Famous Building is on every list for...

Location: New York City

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9/11 Memorial Museum Admission

The 9/11 Memorial Museum in Lower Manhattan preserves the history of the attacks on the World Trade ...

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New York City Explorer Pass

With the New York City Explorer Pass, get access to over 50 top attractions, tours and activities al...

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Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours See All

Big Apple Helicopter Tour of New York

See New York's famous landmarks from the air on an exhilarating 15-minute helicopter tour. You'll co...

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New York Helicopter Tour: Ultimate Manhattan Sightseeing

Seated in comfort, experience all the sights of Manhattan from the air on a 17-20 minute helicopter ...

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New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island

See the entire City of New York on a comprehensive 25-30-minute helicopter tour of the Big Apple! A...

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Horseback Riding in Central Park

Horseback riding provides a unique opportunity to take in the grandeur of Manhattan’s Central Park. ...

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New York Botanical Garden Admission

Explore the New York Botanical Garden at your own pace with an All-Garden Pass to this premier attra...

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Central Park 5K Fun Run

This Central Park tour combines fitness with a sightseeing twist! You'll be led by a certified fitne...

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Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

Sit back and unwind on a relaxing two and a half hour cruise around Manhattan Island. You'll see all...

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Hudson's by World Yacht New York Dinner Cruise

Take in the views from a 3-level dinner cruise on Hudson’s brought to you by the team behind World Y...

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Bateaux New York Dinner Cruise

On this luxury New York City dinner cruise, savor gourmet cuisine and enjoy live jazz entertainment ...

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Private Horse and Carriage Ride in Central Park

Enjoy a classic experience in New York City and enjoy an open-air carriage ride through stunning Cen...

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The Lion King On Broadway

Book your tickets for the Tony-winning extravaganza 'The Lion King' on Broadway. A favorite with chi...

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The Museum of Modern Art Admission with Skip-the-Line Access

Your skip-the-line ticket to The Museum of Modern Art includes a free audio guide, special exhibitio...

Location: New York City

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Circle Line: Beast Speedboat Ride

The BEAST Speedboat Ride - one of the most thrilling things you can do in NYC that is totally legal....

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Delaware River Kayak and Wine Day Trip from Manhattan

What could be more better than a leisurely kayak paddle followed by a wine tasting? Join us for our ...

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New York Harbor Jet Ski Tour

Enjoy an action-packed 4-hour Jet Ski excursion to Manhattan! Witness some of the most captivating a...

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Hudson's by World Yacht New York Dinner Cruise

Take in the views from a 3-level dinner cruise on Hudson’s brought to you by the team behind World Y...

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Viator Exclusive: Empire State Building Experience - Top Deck Express Pass & STATE Grill and Bar Dinner

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Bateaux New York Dinner Cruise

On this luxury New York City dinner cruise, savor gourmet cuisine and enjoy live jazz entertainment ...

Location: New York City

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Private Horse and Carriage Ride in Central Park

Enjoy a classic experience in New York City and enjoy an open-air carriage ride through stunning Cen...

Location: New York City

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Private New York Walking Tour with a Personal Photographer

Take a private walking tour of New York City with a difference! With your very own photographer to t...

Location: New York City

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Private SUV Tour: Best of NYC

Instead of getting flustered with maps and subways, cruise along in a comfortable SUV on this privat...

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The Lion King On Broadway

Book your tickets for the Tony-winning extravaganza 'The Lion King' on Broadway. A favorite with chi...

Location: New York City

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Phantom of the Opera On Broadway

While you are in New York, don't miss your chance to see the longest-running Broadway show in histor...

Location: New York City

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Wicked on Broadway

Wicked is the untold story of the witches of Oz. From real flying monkeys to a trip to the Emerald C...

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Weddings & Honeymoons See All

NYC Sunset Marriage Proposal aboard Luxury Powerboat

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime moment by proposing to the special person in your life aboard a luxu...

Location: New York City

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Viator VIP & Exclusive Tours See All

Viator VIP: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and 9/11 Memorial

Experience New York City like an insider on this action-packed VIP tour that includes early access t...

Location: New York City

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Viator Exclusive: Empire State Building Experience - Top Deck Express Pass & STATE Grill and Bar Dinner

Experience one of New York City's top sights without the lines, with this exclusive offer, available...

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Viator Exclusive: Statue of Liberty Monument Access and 9/11 Memorial

Enjoy an in-depth experience of two top New York City attractions with this special-access tour, a V...

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Multi-day & Extended Tours See All

2-Day Niagara Falls Tour from New York by Bus

Leave the hustle and bustle of New York City behind and enjoy a relaxing 2-day overnight trip to Nia...

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3-Day Tour: Finger Lakes, Niagara Falls, Toronto and 1000 Islands from New York City

Head north from New York City in a climate-controlled coach on this exciting 3-day tour to experienc...

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2-Day Washington DC, Philadelphia and Amish Country Tour from New York

While in New York, take a trip the City of Brotherly Love and the nation’s capital on this 2-day tou...

Location: New York City

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SoHo & NoLita Chic Boutiques Shopping Tour

Embrace the culture of New York City's downtown neighborhoods as your guide leads you on the ultimat...

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New York City Shopping with a Personal Stylist

Do you need help finding the best shops in Manhattan, need styling tips and suggestions what to buy?...

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Woodbury Common Premium Outlets Shopping Tour from Manhattan

Spend the day at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, New York's largest outlet center, on this day trip...

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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Premium Viewing Italian Brunch With Private Outdoor Area

Enjoy incredible views of 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, with family and frie...

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Christmas Lights in Dyker Heights Brooklyn

Christmas in New York City becomes a dazzling spectacle of holiday lights. Visit the neighborhoods o...

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New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise in New York City

Ring in the New Year in style on this New York City fireworks cruise! Enjoy this adult only atmosphe...

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Shore Excursions See All

New York City Shore Excursion: Post-Cruise Half-Day Private Tour

When your cruise ship comes to an end in New York City, tour the city in style by private car, with ...

Location: New York City

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New York City Shore Excursion: Pre-Cruise Half-Day Private Tour

Before you embark on your cruise from New York City, tour the city in style by private car, with you...

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Harlem Walking Tour and Swing Dance

Harlem, birth place of the Lindy Hop, and stompin' ground for Lindy Hopper, Frankie Manning and many...

Location: New York City

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Paint New York Icon and Exhibit

Paint a favorite New York City icon at this fun-filled family event. Spend two hours painting a mast...

Location: New York City

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NYC Private Graffiti Workshop

Graffiti is a form of expression traditionally used by young, urban artists. Graffiti artists, or "w...

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New York City - Sightseeing Tours and Activities


New York City, also known as the Big Apple, is the most populous city in the US, lying at the mouth of the Hudson River in the southernmost part of New York. The city is a center for culture, media, art, fashion, food, finance and trade. It has one of the largest and most famous skylines in the world, which is dominated by the iconic Empire State Building. If you are planning a trip to this city, here are helpful tips that you can pick up:  

 

Sightseeing destinations in New York City

The city consists of five boroughs that each have a unique culture and individual neighborhoods that have personalities lauded in film and music. These include Manhattan, which is the famous island between the Hudson and East Rivers; Brooklyn, which is known for its music venues, artists, beaches and Coney Island; Queens, which is the home of the city’s two major airports, the US Open Tennis Center, New York Mets professional baseball team and the city’s second-largest Chinatown; Bronx, which is home to the New York Yankees professional baseball team, Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Gardens; and the Staten Island, which has a suburban characrter.

 

Top tour activities in New York City

There are thousands of things to do in this massive city, and to help narrow down your list, here are the activities that should prioritize:  

  • Explore the Brooklyn Flea - You will be able to shop for one-of-a-kind vintage finds from the plethora of vendors who gather at the at the Brooklyn Flea, which cover a few neighborhoods around the boroughs.
  • Walk the Brooklyn Botanic Garden - This activity will allow you to see a Japanese hill-and-pond garden, a rose garden and more than 200 cherry trees.
  • Watch an experimental theater performance - Go to an experimental theater performance, such as “Sleep No More”, which is an interactive performance of “Macbeth” that takes place in McKittrick Hotel in Chelsea.

 

Top tour attractions in New York City

With all the great attractions in this city, here are those that are considered the top-rated:

  • Statue of Liberty and Battery Park - France’s gift to the US, the Statue of Liberty was built in 1886 on the Liberty Island and has remained a famous world symbol of freedom. It offers a fine view of the New York Harbor and lower Manhattan. You will be able to see the statue from the Battery Park that sits on the southern tip of Manhattan.
  • Empire State Building - This building is one of the most famous landmarks in New York, standing 381 meters tall. It is topped with a mooring mast for airships and has become a symbol for the city immediately when it opened in 1931.
  • Central Park - The playground of New Yorkers, this huge park is one of the things that make the city a beautiful place and not just a concrete jungle. It has many attractions within its borders that have been featured in countless movies and TV shows.

 

New York City sightseeing tours and activities

To make the most out of your vacation in this great city, check out all New York City sightseeing tours and activities here at La Vacanza Travel.

 

 

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