UPTOWN-DOWNTOWN, TOURING ALL AROUND

Where do you start?  Just arrived, many plans have been made from home, you are HERE!  But we know how to be sure you see everything. We’ll guide and inform and then say, Have  Great Day! as you venture out.  An ideal first-choice are the hop-on/hop-off coach tours, for all-day or half day itineraries.  Catch the rhythm of New Yorkers,  be sure to look up and wonder at the stunning architecture and sculpture of the 19th and early 20th century, all juxtaposed against the glass and steel of the 21st century.

From the Battery at the southern tip, to the high cliffs of North Manhattan/Inwood, our island is a geological phenomenon. And…be sure to include a night tour–when  Times Square and Rockefeller Center, our bridges–everywhere, lights dance, digital screens amaze. fountains sparkle.

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BUS TOURS

Excellent hop-on, hop-off tours and  cover all of Manhattan island. Some tours cover three days and are ideal for the traveler with limited time and, “Wants to See It All!” Specialized tours will take you to the outer boroughs, now blossoming with sculpture, ethnic neighborhoods and their culture, rebirth, funkiness–just about everything.  Spend as much time as you like at each stop, then just await the next arrival for hop-on.  Night tours are rather amazing, as New York City is a magic, illuminated wonder.

These recommended companies are the largest and most experienced.

WATER TOURS

New York’s skyline is stunning in daylight, just breathtaking illuminated against the night sky (even in the rain!)  Every type of public boat can be selected for a Harbor Cruise.  Why not dine and dance at night as you sail?  Some cruises are seasonal, others sail throughout the year.

These are highly recommended companies.  You might even select and enjoy a cruise going north and beyond New York’s city limits.

Seasonal along the full Downtown harbor.  Just wonderful!  Late April to November.

(Ellis Island remains closed at this time)  PLEASE NOTE; AS OF SUMMER 2013, YOU MUST HAVE ADVANCE RESERVATIONS TO VISIT THE STATUE OF LIBERTY.

HELICOPTER TOURS

Be daring!  Have a real adventure!  Some excellent recommendations:

A THRILLING VIRTUAL TOUR

The Empire State Building offers an amazing flying adventure too real to question! Using a specially designed platform that moves in sync to an 18-foot high-definition screen..

MULTI-ATTRACTION DISCOUNT PASSES

These multi-site passbooks will satisfy your imagination and help your planning.  You will even find something you didn’t think about!  Pre-paid, your visits will be simplified and pretty exciting.