New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour

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New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour
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EXPERTLY-GUIDED

Get accompanied by a licensed NYC tour guide, who will hop off at each stop to provide you with comprehensive & more private sightseeing experience

LUXURY BUSES

Ride in climate-controlled, luxury tour buses that offer comfortable and pleasant touring experience, as well as protection from weather elements

AWARD-WINNING

We're committed to providing more enjoyable sightseeing experience. Our Discover NY Tour is a recipient of numerous industry-recognized awards!

GUIDED WALKS

Enjoy 15-minute guided walking tours of NYC's iconic places - Central Park, Rockefeller Center, 9/11 Memorial & more!

BOAT CRUISE INCLUDED

Take a boat cruise for breathtaking views of NYC skyline from water! (Seasonal: included in the tour itinerary from April 1 - Dec 31)
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In Brief

Location:
New York, United States
Country:
United States
Duration:
6 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Instant Confirmation
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
Fully narrated tour
Great overview and orientation of the city
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Overview
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Times Square, Broadway, New York City, NY 10036

Starts Daily at 10 am and 11 am (less crowded)

Duration: 6 Hours

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial, W. Park Dr. and W. 72nd St., New York City, NY 10023

After a drive through the Times Square area, the first stop is at Central Park West and 72nd Street, at the Dakota Building (former home of John Lennon). The stop includes a short guided walk into Central Park to visit the Strawberry Fields with the Imagine mosaic dedicated to John Lennon, as well as the views of other sites in the area such as the luxury condominiums that numerous celebrities call home. We'll also drive by Central Park Zoo, famous Plaza Hotel and Carnegie Hall.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: 59th to 110th Street Manhattan Borough, from Central Park West to 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10022

Part of a guided tour of Strawberry Fields

Pass By: The Dakota, 1 W 72nd St, New York City, NY 10023-3486

Part of guided tour of Strawberry Fields

Stop At: Rockefeller Center, 45 Rockefeller Plaza Rockefeller Centre, New York City, NY 10111-0100

The second stop on the tour is Rockefeller Center, for views of St. Patrick's Cathedral, the location of the ice skating rink and Christmas Tree, and NBC's Today Show set.


Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: St. Patrick's Cathedral, 50th Street & 5th Avenue Wheelchair accessibility located off the corner of 51st Street and 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10022-6863

Walk-by as part of the Rockefeller Center stop

Stop At: Madison Square Park, Between 23rd and 26 streets and Madison and Fifth Avenues, New York City, NY 10010

The third stop is Madison Square Park - the original location of Madison Square Garden Arena. This area provides spectacular views of dramatic architecture featured in numerous books and films: the Flatiron Building (Godzilla, Spider-Man), the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower (The Runaway Skyscraper, Futurama), and the Empire State Building (King Kong, Independence Day).

The tour continues with a drive through some of the iconic NYC's neighborhoods, such as Greenwich Village, Soho, Chinatown, and the Financial District.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Empire State Building, 20 West 34th Street, New York City, NY 10118-0114

Seen from Madison Square Park (outside only)

Pass By: Flatiron Building, 175 5th Ave At 23rd St., New York City, NY 10010-7703

Seen from Madison Square Park (outside only)

Pass By: MetLife Building, 200 Park Ave, New York City, NY 10166-0005

Seen from Madison Square Park

Stop At: The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum, 180 Greenwich St World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10007-0089

The fourth stop is the World Trade Center, as we visit the 9/11 Memorial. The tour does not include entry into the 9/11 Museum, but visitors can walk the grounds of the Memorial, visit the waterfalls of "Reflecting Absence," (the footprints of where the original twin towers stood), and see the Survivor Tree that stood through the destruction of 9/11.


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: New York Harbor, New York City, NY

The fifth stop is at Pier 15 for the 2:30 pm Hornblower Sightseeing Cruise (note: in off-season, between Jan 1 - Apr 1, in lieu of boat cruise, guests visit Grand Central Terminal) to experience magnificent views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn skylines, the iconic Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg bridges, Governor's Island, Ellis Island, and a 360 degree turn in front of the Statue of Liberty for amazing photo opportunities!

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10004

Seen from the boat cruise

Pass By: Ellis Island, New York Harbor, New York City, NY 10017

Seen from the boat cruise

Pass By: Brooklyn Bridge, New York City, NY 10038

Seen from the boat cruise

Pass By: Fifth Avenue, 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10118-4810

Drive-through

Pass By: Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall Street, New York City, NY 10006

Walk-by

Pass By: New York Public Library, 476 5th Ave New York, NY 10018, New York City, NY 10018

Drive-by

Pass By: Radio City Music Hall, 1260 6th Avenue Between 50th and 51st Streets, New York City, NY 10020

Drive-by

Pass By: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, The David RubenStein Atrium Broadway & 64th Street - main entrance, New York City, NY 10023

Drive-by

Pass By: Seaport District NYC, 19 Fulton St, New York City, NY 10038

Drive-through

Pass By: Greenwich Village, 14th Street and West of Broadway, New York City, NY

Drive-through

Pass By: SoHo, South of Houston Street, New York City, NY 10022

Drive-through

Pass By: Little Italy, Mulberry Street, New York City, NY 10013

Drive-through

Pass By: Chinatown, Canal Street to Bayard Street, New York City, NY 10013

Drive-through

Pass By: Battery Park, State Street and Battery Place, New York City, NY 10004

Drive-through

Pass By: Diamond District, Ave of the Americas & W 47th St, New York City, NY 10036

Drive-by

Pass By: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, 12th Avenue & 46th Street Pier 86, New York City, NY 10036

Drive-by

Pass By: Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex, Hudson River, Piers 59-62 Between 17th And 23rd Streets, New York City, NY 10011

Drive-through

Inclusions

  • Expert Local Tour Guide Narrative
  • Transportation With Luxury Tour Bus
  • Bottled Water on Buses
  • Hornblower Sightseeing Cruise (seasonal)
  • Entry/Admission - New York Harbor

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

Departure Point

770 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Boat cruise is not included during the off season Jan 1 - April 1 (guests visit Grand Central Terminal during this time)
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Daily Departures at 10 am and 11 am (less crowded)
  • Duration: 6 Hours
  • 1-hr boat cruise included from April to December
  • Tour is operated in English language only
  • Departure/End Location: 7th Avenue, between 50th and 51st Streets (west side in the middle of the block)
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Brilliant way to see a lot of New York with plenty of travel guide tips for your stay. Thank you Dana and Raymond.
• Submitted 06 Dec 2019
Amazing tour! Our guide was awesome!! Highly recommend this to see the sights of New York. Feel like we saw all the major sights
• Submitted 05 Dec 2019
The tour was excellent because Rachel does a great job of taking care of you (but not suffocating you).
• Submitted 04 Dec 2019
Wonderful tour (with Gil and Tony) even though the weather was problematic. Informative and covered great areas and sites of New York City.
• Submitted 04 Dec 2019
Had a great tour experience with guide Rachel with Manuel at the wheel. Rachel was very knowledgeable about all things NYC.
• Submitted 03 Dec 2019
Over the years I have seen New York in bits and pieces. But this tour was informative and showed me places that I would have never seen myself and missed it. My cousin is visiting me from India and I had to show her the New York city in just one day. This tour did a great job to serve that purpose. It will be unfair if I don't mention about our tour guide Dana. She was excellent.
• Submitted 02 Dec 2019
Rachel and Arliss gave us a superb tour of New York City making sure we got the best pictures, stories, and food along the way. This tour allowed us to cover a lot of the city in one day maximizing our short time in the city!!
• Submitted 27 Nov 2019
Rachel was great and very knowledgeable. Would do the night tour with her if we were going to be here
• Submitted 27 Nov 2019
Our guide, Tim and driver, Tony were excellent. The trip hit the highlights of Manhattan quickly but with enough time to enjoy them. Tim was funny but knowledgeable and kept the energy levels high. Well done!
• Submitted 25 Nov 2019
Ok, seeing everything in New York is an impossibility, but Gill and Roy gave it a great shot. From Broadway to Times Square, from the Rockefeller Center to the 911 Memorial, and culminating in a boat ride down the Hudson and around the Statue of Liberty, everyone on board our beautiful new bus were treated to a tantalizing glimpse of the sights and people of NYC. My daughter and I will be back to see more of this wonderful city. Thanks!!
• Submitted 18 Nov 2019
Mike the tour guide and Jerry the driver were both excellent. The tour itself covers many iconic must-sees while in Manhattan and Mike is a native born who has lots of knowledge and a positive delivery to a lot of info. Well worth the reasonable cost. Boating past Lady Liberty is not to be missed!
• Submitted 14 Nov 2019
New York has so mucj to offer and this tour provided a wonderful orientation and introduction to the major attractions. The tour guide was very informative and entertaining, giving insights into the history of the various districts and their individual characteristics. For the first-time visitor the tour ticks all the essential boxes from Central Park, midtown to lower Manhattan, the 9/11 memorial and the vistas from the Hudson and a close encounter with lady Liberty. After doing this tour we were much more informed about the areas and attractions we wanted to spend more time exploring. A must-do to get your bearings and a valuable introduction to New York .
• Submitted 14 Nov 2019
This tour was an excellent way to see/visit high points in NYC when there with limited time. Our guide, Rachel, was the best - humorous, very knowledgeable, organized, and full of important information and tips on visiting and getting around the city. I highly recommend this tour, especially with this guide.
• Submitted 14 Nov 2019
This tour is a must when you arrive at NY it is brilliant you get to see the most iconic sights and areas of NY and surprisingly you feel more familiar with the surroundings after. Ronda our tour guide was absolutely brilliant really knoweldgeable but such wit and fun and we all have said Ronda made our first day the best possible and memorable From doing this trip it was the best way to know which sights were the most important for us to see and we had the full day the next day with Viator visiting Statue Ellis and 9/11 in much more detail We were 5 friends visiting NY and we all agreed this day was so much fun and it gave us the best tips on where to go I would strongly recommend this day as its not too much if you are not as active and you get to see so much and hear the history and facts told brilliantly by the brilliant Ronda
• Submitted 11 Nov 2019
If you want an overview of New York in a day, this is an awesome tour. It covers all key attractions and provides many photo opportunities. Our tour guide Rachel was very friendly and helpful. It was lots of fun!
• Submitted 11 Nov 2019
A great tour. We had Rachel as our tour guide and she went beyond what was required to make sure we saw all the major sites and help us avoid lines. She was very entertaining.
• Submitted 11 Nov 2019
A packed tour that gives a great overview of Manhattan and includes a boat trip to see the Statue of Liberty. Our guide Dana was terrific and our driver Roy a magician on the Mean streets of the Big Apple. Worth the money to see a lot of this great city with a minimal amount of walking.
• Submitted 06 Nov 2019
Since we were short in time we chose to book a guided day trip with boat tour. This is the best day trip we've ever done. Its a small group with a good driver and great guide. One of the biggest advantages is that you never have to wait or figure things out yourself, your guide stays with you all the time and makes sure the driver is there when the group is ready. We never felt rushed and saw all the things we wanted to! If we did this with a hop on bus or metro it woud have taken us at least 3 days and then you miss a lot information. the planning of the driver is so good that you barrely are in traffic jams. Would highly recommend this tour! This trip is also good wheelchair accesible if you are capable to get out of your chair :)
• Submitted 04 Nov 2019
Having been to New York before, we decided it would be good to get an expert and local perspective. We weren’t disappointed. It was a good mix of transport and walking. Our guide Tim was friendly and fun. We would recommend to first time visitors and returners alike. It gives a flavour so you can choose to go back and spend more time at your favourite places.
• Submitted 28 Oct 2019
Rachel and Roy are the dynamic duo of tour guide and drivers! They made it their mission to see that we were able to experience as much as possible on this tour. Throughly enjoyed this tour. Only wished I could have joined them again for the evening one.
• Submitted 28 Oct 2019
Rachel was wonderful - unflappable when traffic didn’t cooperate and passionate about the tour and ensuring all of us had fun.
• Submitted 24 Oct 2019
Tyler Tyler Tyler, oh and amazing Betty. Tyler's knowledge and easy going attitude was a breath of fresh air. Betty the driver was just the best. Amazing combo those 2. We saw more of NYC than we would have if we did it all on our own. We were only there for 3 days so this was perfect. Thanks very much indeed
• Submitted 21 Oct 2019
Excellent overview of mid- and lower Manhattan. Whets your appetite to see the sites in more detail if you are so inclined. Driver and guide were both very knowledgeable.
• Submitted 15 Oct 2019
This was my first tour in NYC. I thought they all would be this great. NOPE. I hope you get Rachel as a guide and John as the bus driver. I ended up going on 6 tours in NY. A NY night life tour, a NY skyline, a pedicab tour of Central park, Statue of Liberty crown access and this tour. No figures matched other tours like how much it costs to rent the bill board in times square. Even the stats of the rate of crime. What something rents for. I did research on my own after I was home. Rachel knew her stuff. I recommend the NYC in day especially if you only have time for 1 tour. She is awesome. Knows her stuff and tells you right. She also gives star factor facts as well. As well as her personal recommendations for things like broadway shows, food and transportation tips. This Tour was professional, provided water, gave specific times to meet back, guide got off bus with us. Bus was a comfortable motor coach.
• Submitted 15 Oct 2019

In Brief

Location:
New York, United States
Country:
United States
Duration:
6 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Instant Confirmation
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
Fully narrated tour
Great overview and orientation of the city
Informative, friendly and professional guide

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