Home to the Statue of Liberty, the New York Yankees, Central Park and Broadway!
New York and its five boroughs are all situated around one of the world’s largest natural harbors. On this tour we have chosen some of the most popular attractions that will appeal to everyone!
Visit to Ellis Island
The Ellis Island Immigration Museum is a short ferry ride from Battery Park and is home to the former immigration station complex where over 12 million immigrants entered America from 1894 to 1954. There is also a family research center when you can trace back your family’s history and origins, a 45 minute audio tour and additional self guided tours of both permanent and ever-changing exhibits.
Statue of Liberty
Given to the United States from the people of France, the Statue of Liberty was dedicated in 1886, designated a National Monument in 1924 and then restored for her centennial celebration in 1986. Located on Liberty Island, a 12 mile island, a ferry is the only access to the Statue. Once there you have the option of a Ranger guided tour or a self guided audio tour. There is also a Visitors Center, refreshment center with seating, and a gift shop.
United Nations Tour
Located in the heart of New York City, you’ll have either the option of either a guided or self guided audio tour of the United Nations Headquarters and all the behind the scenes activities. Exhibits include photographic and multimedia displays featuring such timely topics as climate change, human rights and children in armed conflict. Take time to explore the UNICEF gift shop, the United Nations Post Office, the personalized Stamp Shop and the UN Book Shop. There is also a coffee shop offering freshly made salads, sandwiches and pastries.
New York’s top tourist destination, Rockefeller Center is made up of 19 separate commercial buildings covering over 22 acres. Rockefeller Center offers a vast array of shopping, entertainment and dining options. Take a tour of the NBC Studios, be a part of the audience for one of the many live shows that broadcast daily such as The Today Show, check out the Radio City Music Hall Stage Door Tour, explore the Channel Gardens and the custom designed bronze dolphins.
Top of the Rock Observation Deck
The top three floors of Rockefeller Center are open to the public day or night for amazing panoramic views of the entire city. Complete with three outdoor observation decks and one enclosed deck, don’t forget your camera for spectacular photo opportunities.
One of the most prestigious shopping districts in the world, Fifth Avenue is home to such name brand designers and stores like Saks Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwartz, Tiffany and Company, Gucci, the NBA Store and the famous Apple Store which is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. More than just shopping Fifth Avenue also boasts fabulous restaurants and other special attractions like St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the New York City Public Library, Trump Towers and the Empire State Building.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Housing over two million works of art, the MOMA has over 250 rooms of priceless and rare antiquities, stained glass, Old Master’s paintings, ceramic and jade artifacts, a rooftop sculpture garden and the Robert Lehman collection, considered one of the best private art collections in the world.
Picnic Lunch in Central Park
With over 840 acres, the choices for an afternoon picnic are endless! From the enormous weeping willows providing shades to the natural built in seating of the rock formations at Hernshead overlooking Central Park Lake, to Sheep Meadow and the Great Lawn, this is the perfect way to spend a relaxing couple of hours feeling like a true New Yorker!
Dinner in China Town
No trip to New York would be complete without a meal in China Town. The food sights and smells are all amazing so be sure to bring your appetite!
Dinner in Little Italy
Enjoy an authentic Italian dinner after a working up an appetite taking a walking tour through the cobblestoned streets of this lower Manhattan neighborhood.
You’ll enjoy an award winning Broadway show featuring top name actors and actresses.
Movies and More Tour
Come go behind the scenes of some of your favorite movies and television shows filmed in the Big Apple. This tour includes set locations for some of the most popular movies like You’ve Got Mail and TV shows Sex and the City, Seinfeld and Gossip Girls. Many of the tour guides are professional actors and are full of fun gossipy anecdotes concerning famous celebrities.
Often referred to the Crossroads of the World, Times Square has it all! Restaurants including the Hard Rock Café, shopping, fun attractions like Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, art galleries, music and comedy clubs; there is something for everyone at Times Square.
“Spirit of New York” Dinner Cruise
Depart from Chelsea Pier on a spectacular cruise of the New York Harbor. The cruise includes a fabulous buffet, dancing to Top 40 tunes, show stopping tunes sung by an attentive wait staff along with some of the best photo opportunities on the water.