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Day Cruises

Manhattan Architecture Yacht Cruise

Admire the architecture of Manhattan from the water on a cruise on a 1920s-style yacht. From the teak deck of the boat, learn about New York City's architectural landmarks as you circumnavigate the island and listen to the 'Around Manhattan' narration, provided by members of NYC chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Both locals and visitors will find the commentary interesting. One beer or glass of wine is provided, as well as snacks and soda.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes

Cultural Tours

New York Catacombs by Candelight Small-Group Tour

Go behind-the-scenes at the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, and see parts of the church that are otherwise off-limits to visitors, during this small-group catacombs tour. Meet your guide at a convenient location in Lower Manhattan, and follow them into the church’s catacombs. As you explore, you’ll learn all about the landmark’s place in New York history, will see its organ and other key features, and discover the final resting place of famous New Yorkers past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Helicopter Tours

New York City Scenic Helicopter Flight

See New York City from the sky during a scenic helicopter flight that lasts up to 15 minutes. You'll get great photo ops of Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island, and hear commentary from your pilot as you fly past landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, One World Trade Center, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Select the optional upgrade to include transfer by private SUV from a central location in Midtown Manhattan.
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  • 15 minutes
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  • 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Brunch Cruises

Champagne Brunch Sail in New York City

Savor the traditional New York City brunch with a serious twist on this Big Apple champagne sailing cruise. Tuck into a full buffet, complete with coffee, tea and Prosecco. Enjoy homemade muffins, breads and bagels, plus meats, cheese and more. Relax on board as you make your way through the placid waters surrounding the city and take in epic skylines as you enjoy brunch. This cruise is capped at 40 people, which ensures there's plenty of room on deck. Beer, wine, cocktails and soft drinks are available for purchase.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Cruises

Statue of Liberty and New York City Skyline Sightseeing Cruise

Admire New York City from the water on a 1.5-hour cruise aboard a 1920s-style yacht. From the solarium or open-air deck, you'll view landmarks such as the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty as you enjoy this chance to escape the crowds and noise of the city. One drink is included.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes

Dining Experiences

Ultimate Central Park Picnic Experience

Enjoy a private picnic in Central Park, the most visited urban park in the United States. Choose from one of two different picnic experiences amidst the park’s spectacular landscapes. There’s a full-service picnic experience featuring the best meats, cheeses, fresh fruit and crudites New York City has to offer, or a brunch for two that also features a complimentary sparkling beverage. Pillows and blankets are provided and set up and clean up is included. It’s a great way to celebrate any special occasion with a date or a group of friends.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Water Tours

Sunset Cruise on Yacht In Manhattan With Complimentary Drink

Admire a perspective on New York City that many visitors miss when you set sail on a sunset cruise. Wend your way down the Hudson River aboard a 1920s replica yacht, and enjoy a drink of your choice as you sightsee. Accompanied by your captain’s light narration, you can take in Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge and Battery Park, and watch as the sun sets over the Manhattan skyline. Both indoor and outdoor observation areas are available.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes

Cultural Tours

A Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour

Take a bite out of Brooklyn on this fun sightseeing and pizza bus tour. Cross the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan and explore one of New York City's trendiest boroughs from end to end, visiting landmarks like Dumbo, Sunset Park, Bay Ridge, and the Coney Island Boardwalk, plus filming locations for famous movies like 'Goodfellas' and 'Saturday Night Fever.' Along the way, stop at two of Brooklyn's best pizzerias to sink your teeth into Neapolitan- and Sicilian-style slices. Come hungry!
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes

Cultural Tours

Stories from the Dark Side of New York City with NYPD Guide

Learn the shocking truth behind New York City’s organized crime rings on this guided, 2.5-hour tour. Led by a retired New York City police officer or detective, visit locations with a history of crime both past and present, like Chinatown, the Lower East Side and Wall Street. Find out about New York’s sordid past and how the city was shaped by crime — crime rings, gang crimes, the mafia and more. It’s a fascinating account for anyone interested in true crime and the stormy past from one of the world’s most famous cities.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Literary, Art & Music Tours

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New York Hip-Hop Tour

Hip-hop music began in New York City. There's no better way to explore the genre of music than by taking this entertaining and informative tour with one of rap's Grandmasters. The unique experience offers an interactive tour through Manhattan, Harlem, and the Bronx, showing the origins and evolution of hip-hop and rap music.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Photography Tours

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Private New York Walking Tour with a Personal Photographer

Enjoy a private, customized walking tour of New York City with a guide who is also a professional photographer. There’s no need for selfies on this exclusive New York photo tour. The guide will serve as both a personal photographer and tour leader while exploring New York City’s most iconic landmarks. Select from any number of popular locations, like Times Square and the Theatre District, Central Park, Midtown Manhattan, Lower Manhattan and the Brooklyn Bridge.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Walking Tours

Italians of Greenwich Village Food Tour

Visit local haunts and historic sites on a 2-hour walking tour through Greenwich Village and MacDougal Street, and sample classic New York foods at some of the city’s most beloved cafés and shops. Get a taste of local history as you explore alongside your guide, and follow the footsteps of the Village’s most famous beatniks and bohemians. Pause for snacks at a pizzeria and falafel joint, check out creative takes on home made pasta, then finish the tour with a meatball and Italian desserts.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Highlights Tour of New York (Full Day)

With so many sights to see in New York City, make sure you get to see the ones that matter most to you. This private full-day tour of the city is tailored to your wants and needs. Your customized itinerary takes you to the places you request, and your private guide's commentary is based on your interests. See famous places such as Grand Central Station, Central Park, the Empire State Building, Fifth Avenue, the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, Wall Street, and the Brooklyn Bridge.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Brunch Cruises

Around Manhattan Brunch Cruise

Do brunch in style during this leisurely cruise around the island of Manhattan with four-course brunch included. Go back in time as you board the 1920s style yacht with teak floors and open-air decks and raise a mimosa filled glass to brunch in the Big Apple. Choose from pastries, classic brunch dishes, fruit and more at the buffet. Enjoy the everchanging skyline views as you sail around the entire island.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes

Kid Friendly Tours & Activities

Pizza Walking Tour of Manhattan

Taste your way through New York City’s eclectic neighborhoods on this mouthwatering pizza walking tour! Stop in at three unique and highly rated pizzerias to sample different slices, from Neapolitan to Sicilian. Along the way, learn about the fascinating history and culture of the neighborhoods you walk through. Customize your pizza tour with a choice of itineraries that cover Little Italy, Greenwich Village and the Lower East Side.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

Ports of Call Tours

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

Tour around Manhattan with your own private guide once your cruise docks at its New York City port. Explore the Big Apple with a native New Yorker who can fill you in on local history while leading you to top sights and attractions. Discover neighborhoods like Chinatown and SoHo, visit the World Financial Center, and drive across the Brooklyn Bridge for stunning Manhattan views. Once your half-day, post-cruise excursion is through, your driver will drop you at your hotel or area airport of choice.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Literary, Art & Music Tours

"Rock Junket" Rock n' Roll Tour NYC

Discover the three genres of music that helped form rock culture in New York City’s East Village on this guided rock walk tour. Rock, punk and glam helped introduce new music, rock ’n’ roll fashion and a way of life to the world. See where bands like the Ramones, the New York Dolls, the Velvet Underground, Led Zeppelin, Iggy Pop and others wrote music and played gigs. Soak up the rich musical history and get to know the East Village rock scene on the Original Rock ’n’ Roll Walking Tour.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours

Private Sightseeing Tours

New York City Tour by Classic Muscle Car Convertible

Experience New York City in serious style by seeing it from the window of a classic car. Hope in the convertible 1971 Buick Skylark GS and let your guide regale you with interesting tales and facts about New York City as you cruise past some of the legendary landmarks and sites of the city.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Sightseeing Tours

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Carriage Ride in Central Park from Official Central Park Carriages LTD™

Don’t settle for seeing Central Park through the window of a non-stop tour bus. Instead, make the most of good weather and enjoy a tour of the park in one of New York City’s iconic horse-drawn carriages. Hear about the history of Central Park and the Big Apple from your driver and take advantage of photo stops at park highlights made famous in so many movies, books and television shows.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

NYC East Village: Craft Cocktails and Speakeasies Walking Tour (Small Group)

Take an evening walking tour with an in-the-know guide through the heart of Manhattan’s booming cocktail scene. New York is a true cocktail town, both for classic and cutting-edge libations, and the East Village, where this tour takes place, is one of the best places to drink in the Big Apple. Enjoy three beverages and explore the dynamic neighborhood, learning about where the best restaurants and bars are in the area. This small group tour is limited to a dozen people, which means more attention from the guide.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

New York to Washington DC Day Trip by Rail

Explore the America’s most historic landmarks and museums on a full-day trip to Washington D.C. from New York City. Start with a scenic journey by rail, then enjoy a 2-course lunch at the Hard Rock Café upon arrival in Washington.  Board a double-decker bus for a sightseeing tour of the city, and enjoy the freedom to hop-on and hop-off so you can explore the sights that interest you most. Visit D.C.’s marble memorials, moving cemeteries and government buildings at your own pace, then board an evening train back to NYC.
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  • 16 hours
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$329.00
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  • 16 hours

Walking Tours

Hamilton and Burr Walking Tour

Explore Lower Manhattan on this 2.5 hour walking tour that highlights the impact of Alexander Hamilton on American history and NYC culture. Follow your guide past iconic landscapes, towering skyscrapers and more. With a small group cap of 10 people on weekdays and 15 on weekends, this unique opportunity ensures a personalized experience. Your friendly guide will use the art of storytelling to unlock the past and allow travelers to feel like they are observing the events as they happened!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Walking Tours

New York: Alexander Hamilton's Haunts and Hangouts Tour

See New York City through the eyes of a Founding Father on a 2-hour Alexander Hamilton walking tour that begins at his grave, and ends at his favorite bar. Hear stories about Hamilton’s life and death as you explore Zuccotti Park, the New York Stock Exchange, and Wall Street.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Sightseeing Tours

New York: Book a Local Host

Explore New York City like a local and let a like-minded resident craft your visit. Share your interests—anything from beautiful parks and world-class museums to live music and delicious food—and explore America’s cultural capital with a personalized all-day tour just for you. Enjoy this unique experience and visit places you won’t find in a guidebook.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation


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