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New York City: Guided Highlights Bus Tour and Ferry Ride

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Soak in the energy, sights, and sounds of New York from the comfort of a sightseeing bus and ferry on a guided tour. Discover the best of the city in a day with expert commentary from your guide.

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Highlights

  • Travel by climate-controlled bus to take in all New York’s must-see highlights
  • Learn about New York’s famous attractions and insider secrets with your guide
  • Ride the Staten Island Ferry to see the NYC skyline and the Statue of Liberty
  • Pause for reflection at the 9/11 Memorial
  • Explore diverse neighborhoods, from Chinatown, Little Italy to SoHo

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Meet your guide at Rockefeller Center and kick off the day with a walk by The Rink, Prometheus statue, and Radio Music City Hall. Then board a comfortable, climate-controlled bus as travel south on the famed 5th Avenue. Pass through the Diamond District and Koreatown to make your first stop at Madison Square Park. Named after James Madison, AKA the Father of the Constitution, Madison Square Park provides a spectacular view of the Empire State Building and an up-close look at the Flatiron Building. Continue south along 5th Avenue and pass through vibrant and unique neighborhoods such as Greenwich Village, SoHo, Chinatown, Little Italy, and Wall Street. Learn about their fascinating history as your guide points out the sights. Stop at the Whitehall Ferry Terminal and then board the Staten Island Ferry for a trip around New York Harbor passing by Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, and a breathtaking view of the New York skyline. Pause for reflection at the emotionally gripping 9/11 Memorial before heading back uptown to the Hudson River. Pass by the towering Vessel sculpture at Hudson Yard as well as Columbus Circle, Time Warner Center, and the Lincoln Center before arriving at Central Park. Here, enjoy a walk to Strawberry Fields and view the “Imagine” tribute to John Lennon. You’ll also have a great view of the luxury Dakota apartments where John Lennon was infamously assassinated. The finishing stretch of the tour will take you through the Upper West Side and pass by the Natural History Museum. Ride through Central Park and come back down on 5th Avenue past the Metropolitan Museum. Finish your tour at Times Square. If you want to stay to catch a show, dinner, or other attractions, your guide will have plenty of insider tips for things to see and do.

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Transport by air-conditioned vehicle Guide Staten Island Ferry ride

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