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Full-Day New York "Must See" Small-Group Tour plus One World Observatory Ticket

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  • 7 hours (Approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds


Take in all the highlights of New York City on this comprehensive, one-of-a-kind tour. Explore the Big Apple like a New Yorker, as you walk, ride the subway and take the Staten Island ferry. Visit Times Square, the Broadway Theater District, Grand Central Terminal, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, and much more. Entrance to the One World Observatory is also included.
  • Comprehensive NYC tour: maximise your time in the city
  • See the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, and Staten Island
  • Magnificent views from the One World Observatory (included)
  • Small-group tour means extra attention from your guide

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Explore New York like a native—by foot, subway, and Staten Island Ferry.

What's Included

  • Professional, entertaining, local guide
  • One World Observatory Entry Ticket
  • Fastest itinerary to make the most of your visit
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation - at least $5.50 per person on a Metrocard needed
  • This is NOT a bus tour

Departure & Return

Departure Point

  • 1552 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Tour meets at 46th St. & Broadway (Times Square) under the George M. Cohan Statue. The guide will be there 15 minutes prior to the tour start time and they will be carrying an orange flag.

Departure Time

  • 9:30 AM

Return Details

  • 117 West St, New York, NY 10006, USA
    The tour ends at the One World Observatory in Lower M

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Approximately 5 miles of walking. Please do not book this tour if you cannot walk 5 miles over 7 hours.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Proof of vaccination required for Observatory entry
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

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Q:Will we be stopping for lunch during the Full-Day New York "Must See" Small-Group Tour?

A:Yes, there’s a stop to buy lunch with choices for most dietary restrictions. Options may include the Dining Concourse at Grand Central Terminal, Stone Street in the Financial District, or the new Eataly downtown.

Feb 2021

Q:What mode of transportation is used on the Full-Day New York "Must See" Small-Group Tour plus One World Observatory Ticket?

A:We will travel by foot, bus, and ferry to see as many NYC highlights as possible. You’ll need a MetroCard with at least $5.50 on it for public transit. We recommend buying your card in advance, but your guide can help you buy it during the tour.

Feb 2021

Q:How much walking will we be doing on the Full-Day New York "Must See" Small-Group Tour plus One World Observatory Ticket?

A:The majority of the day will be on foot since this is a walking tour. However, at some points in the tour, you will travel by public bus, subway, & ferry. This tour includes a few miles of walking at a moderate pace.

Feb 2021

Q:Is the Full-Day New York "Must See" Small-Group Tour wheelchair accessible?

A:Due to the subway route used on this tour, it is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible.

Feb 2021

Q:Does the Full-Day New York "Must See" Small-Group Tour include the 9/11 Museum or the Statue of Liberty?

A:This tour does not visit the 9/11 Museum or Liberty Island. However, the tour does visit the 911 Memorial & World Trade Center sites. We also take the Staten Island Ferry to get a closer look at Lady Liberty and views of the skyline/Brooklyn Bridge.

Feb 2021

Q:What happens if it rains on the day of my Full-Day New York "Must See" Small-Group Tour plus One World Observatory Ticket?

A:Our tours run rain or shine, so please check the local forecast to plan. In rare cases when we have to cancel for extreme weather, we’ll offer you the chance to reschedule or give a full refund.

Feb 2021

Q:What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Full-Day New York "Must See" Small-Group Tour plus One World Observatory Ticket?

A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Full-Day New York "Must See" Small-Group Tour plus One World Observatory Ticket.

Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Full-Day New York "Must See" Small-Group Tour plus One World Observatory Ticket?

A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Full-Day New York "Must See" Small-Group Tour plus One World Observatory Ticket.

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Make sure to wear comfortable shoes, that is all you need.
Be prepared for a lot of walking but it is well worth it!
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A day full of NY history. Great day.
stacie_G, Jan 2022
Grand Central Terminal and 911 hx were my favorite. We were awwww by the beauty it all. Great day of multiple facts and NY hx.
Wonderful experience great guide
Luis_S, Jan 2022
A must , Jenn She was wonderful we had a great time and learned a lot of Jenn great guide . I do recommend this tour .
Great tour guide, awesome...
Thomas_L, Jan 2022
Great tour guide, awesome experience!! I loved how informative and energetic Claire was. I gained a great deal of insight into the history and current awareness of the city! Amazing experience to see the Statue of Liberty and explore the city.
Definite must do
LEONARD_V, Jan 2022
This was a definite must. We saw many things we would not have found on our own. Our tour guide Robert was a former teacher and you could tell. He relayed the information in such a useful and interesting way.
Rene_C, Jan 2022
The subway was one inolvidable experience ,the tour was excellent ,The travel was wonderful ,I enjoy to much
City tour hitting all the best spots
Drew_B, Dec 2021
This tour was such an excellent spend of our first day in NYC! Our tour guide Mindy was very knowledgeable of the city and was friendly. Strongly recommend doing this tour early on in your stay!
Fabulous Day
Tracy_T, Dec 2021
Packed day seeing lots of amazing places & land marks around New York. Definitely worth doing. Lots of walking. Our guide was very friendly & a wealth of knowledge.
Not understanding at all
Carlneisha_S, Dec 2021
I caught a flu and wasn’t able to make it to my tour. I want sure if it was COVID so I stayed in. I requested a refund and I didn’t get a penny back which is highly upsetting! I got a discount code that’s valid until January 9th, as if I live here.
Waking tour with a subway and ferry ride
steveprice5, Dec 2021
Rob was a great tour guide, knowledgeable and fun. Awesome experience. Lots of walking but plenty of breaks. It was our family and another, perfect size group.
Great Tour
Roberta_T, Dec 2021
Our guide, Gary, did a great job giving us information about New York. He was very knowledgeable and interesting. The tour was very easy walking and was very comfortable.


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