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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 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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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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Boston Freedom Trail Day Trip from New York

See the historical sights and famous universities of the Boston area on this full-day trip from New ...

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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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Shared Arrival Transfer: New York Airports to Hotel

After a long flight, the last thing you want to do is find a cab and pay an exorbitant fee. Instead...

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Private Economy Departure Transfer: Manhattan Hotels to New York Airports

Don't stress waiting for taxis or bus transfers to New York City's busy airports. Instead, ensure p...

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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...

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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...

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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

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Viator VIP: NYC Night Helicopter Flight and Statue of Liberty Cruise

Get unbeatable views of Manhattan from the sky and water on this exclusive VIP tour in New York City...

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Ski or Snowboard Day Trip from New York City

Enjoy some New York skiing on this fun day trip to Windham, Crystal Springs or Hunter Mountain Resor...

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Central Park Ice Skating at Wollman Rink and Double Decker Bus Night Tour

See New York City sparkle on an evening double decker bus tour of the city lights and ice skating at...

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Horseback Riding in Central Park

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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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New York City Casual Dining Cruise

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Bateaux New York Dinner Cruise

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Private Horse and Carriage Ride in Central Park

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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...

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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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NYC Private Luxury Yacht Rental

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New York City Casual Dining Cruise

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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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New York City Casual Dining Cruise

Meet the newest addition to North River Landing in Manhattan. An expansive floating restaurant and b...

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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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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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...

Location: New York City

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Chicago On Broadway

See Broadway's red-hot musical smash 'Chicago', the recipient of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards...

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Private New York Walking Tour with a Personal Photographer

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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...

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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

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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...

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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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Circle Line: 4th of July Evening Cruise with Optional All Inclusive Upgrade

Make your summer in New York City extra special with this festive 4th of July Cruise! Admire the spe...

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NYC July 4th Fireworks Cruise with Optional Open Bar and Dinner Upgrade

Come aboard one of NYC's newly renovated boats, cruise along and enjoy views of Manhattan’s stunning...

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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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Shore Excursions See All

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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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 ...

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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

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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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