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New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour

New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour

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Make the most of your time in the city that never sleeps on a guided tour of NYC’s top attractions. Travel by both boat (seasonal) and bus as you swing by the 9/11 Memorial, Central Park, Rockefeller Center and more. Then hop aboard a luxury boat for a sightseeing cruise past the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, complete with stunning views of the world-famous skyline and Brooklyn Bridge.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00

Empire State Building General & Express Pass Ticket

Empire State Building General & Express Pass Ticket

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Marvel at the 360-degree, unobstructed views from the Empire State Building and explore its Interactive Museum and more with this combo ticket. See NYC's landmarks from the 86th-floor observatory, enjoy the exhibitions and augmented reality viewfinders on the 80th floor; and explore the 2nd-floor museum’s immersive displays on the building's history. Upgrade for skip-the-line access.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.73
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Early Access: First on the Island Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

Early Access: First on the Island Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

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Avoid the big crowds at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island with help from this small-group, early-access tour in New York City. Climb aboard an early ferry to Liberty Island, and see the iconic Statue of Liberty up close. Walk the Stairs of Separation that divided some families, visit the joyful Kissing Post where many immigrants met their relatives, and more.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.00
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$63.00

OPEN: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options

OPEN: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options

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Visits to the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island are musts in the Big Apple. On this guided tour, you get boarding on the ferry from Manhattan to visit the two important historical sites. Visit the grounds of Liberty Island and go inside the Statue of Liberty Museum. Then hop the ferry to Ellis Island and learn about the millions of people who arrived here between 1892 and 1954 in hope of living the American dream. For the comprehensive 4 hour option, you will have a guided tour of both Liberty and Ellis Island. For the Express 2 hour option, you will have a guided tour of Liberty Island and you can visit Ellis Island on your own. For the Essential 30 minute tour, you will get the essential information prior to boarding and access to audioguides while on the island. With all options you will have roundtrip ferry tickets to both Liberty and Ellis Islands and entry into the Museums. You may stay as long as you wish after the tour. No Pedestal access.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.00
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$44.00

Top of the Rock Observation Deck, New York Ticket

Top of the Rock Observation Deck, New York Ticket

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Get the best view in all of New York City from the Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Plaza. Soak up three floors of indoor and outdoor viewing areas and admire the Big Apple’s popular landmarks, such as One World Trade Center, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty and more.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.37
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All-Access 9/11: Ground Zero Tour, Memorial and Museum, One World Observatory

All-Access 9/11: Ground Zero Tour, Memorial and Museum, One World Observatory

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In remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001, take this guided tour of Ground Zero and the 9/11 Memorial. Walk through the space of the former World Trade Center in NYC, and get a deeper understanding of the events that took place on that day. Your ticket includes skip-the-line access to the 9/11 Museum and Memorial, as well as the One World Observatory for panoramic views of the city.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00
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$109.00

9/11 Memorial Museum Admission Ticket

9/11 Memorial Museum Admission Ticket

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Prebook your admission to the 9/11 Memorial Museum in lower Manhattan, and guarantee your entry to the center that documented the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001. Museum artifacts include first-person accounts of what happened on that September morning in 2001, multi-media displays, and exhibits on history, which commemorate nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives in the attacks.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.00
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour

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Get up close and personal with Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty on a tour that covers two NYC landmarks. Listen to the live narration from your guide. Enjoy priority access to the ferry and get the best views of Manhattan as you cross New York Harbor by boat.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.99
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Bypass the Box Office: NYC One World Observatory Ticket

Bypass the Box Office: NYC One World Observatory Ticket

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See New York City at your feet with admission to the One World Observatory, a 3-story destination on top of the western hemisphere’s tallest building. Ride to the 102nd floor and watch the virtual city skyline transform across centuries of history. Learn about the construction of the skyscraper, which has sweeping views across the city, enjoying New York from a whole new perspective.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.37
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Big Bus New York Hop-On Hop-Off Open Top Tour
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Big Bus New York Hop-On Hop-Off Open Top Tour

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See the highlights of New York City without the hassle of navigating traffic or public transportation by booking a Big Bus tour. The hop-on hop-off tour enables busy travelers to relax and enjoy the sights from the double-decker bus. Along the way, you can choose the attractions that interest you most rather than being caught up on a group tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.10
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$44.10

Choose Your Access Private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour

Choose Your Access Private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour

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Get a personal introduction to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on a private, half-day tour led by a local guide, and explore two of New York City’s most iconic sites at your own pace. Hear inspiring stories about the design and construction of the Statue of Liberty as you explore. Learn about the immigrants that came to Ellis Island from around the world in the fascinating Ellis Island Museum. This fully-customizable private tour is a perfect fit for families and groups with limited mobility.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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$150.00

New York CityPASS

New York CityPASS

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Get the New York CityPASS and enjoy great discounts at some of the Big Apple’s top attractions. Your CityPASS mobile tickets are valid for 9 days from the date of first use of first use for NYC favorites like the Empire State Building, American Museum of Natural History, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Statue of Liberty, Guggenheim Museum, 9/11 Memorial and Museum and much more.
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  • 9 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$136.00
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New York City Statue of Liberty Super Express Cruise

New York City Statue of Liberty Super Express Cruise

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Don't waste precious hours on your NYC vacation at the Statue of Liberty when you can try this speedy Lady Liberty cruise that's perfect for travelers with limited time. Just hop aboard at Lower Manhattan's Battery Park and soak up the sea breeze as you're whisked past Lady Liberty. You can marvel at the statue from the water, learn about the landmark from your guide's live narration, and snap a few up-close photos with unobstructed views of this must-see NYC attraction.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.00
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New York City Harbor Lights Cruise

New York City Harbor Lights Cruise

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Experience the lights of New York City at sunset on this twilight cruise along the Hudson River and into New York Harbor. Book your ticket in advance online to spare any fuss on the night, and set sail to enjoy the illuminated landmarks while learning about the city from a guide’s informative commentary. A great way to end a day of sightseeing or kick off a night on the town.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.00
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ferry Ticket optional Upgrade

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ferry Ticket optional Upgrade

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The Statue of Liberty is one of the most famous symbols of the US, and one of NYC’s most-visited attractions. Book ferry tickets in advance to avoid long lines at the Battery Park ticket booths. Choose a ticket type that suits you, from great-value flex tickets to fast-track reserve-line tickets including pedestal access. All options include access to Ellis Island too.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.99
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$39.99

New York

New York "Must See" Small-Group Half-Day Tour

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Experience the best of the Big Apple during this half-day tour of Manhattan with a group limited to 15 guests. Rather than trying to do it all yourself, let an experienced guide lead you through the vibrant streets, colorful neighborhoods, and historic landmarks on foot, subway, and ferry. Get the full New York City experience and see iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, and Wall Street.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.00
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$74.00

Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

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Some of the best views of New York City's iconic skyline are from the water. This extended cruise goes all the way around Manhattan Island, affording views of the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, and more. While on-board, learn about the history of the island through live commentary or purchase drinks and snacks.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.00
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$44.00

NYC Tour with Statue of Liberty Visit

NYC Tour with Statue of Liberty Visit

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Explore New York City's most popular attractions with this guided, full-day, riding and walking tour in their private bus. Visit the Statue of Liberty, St Patrick's Cathedral, Take a walking tour of the 911 Memorial,a walk in Little Italy, and so much more.. Maximizing time on tours makes the experience in New York much more enjoyable.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00

Go City: New York Explorer Pass - Choose 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 10 attractions

Go City: New York Explorer Pass - Choose 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 10 attractions

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Explore your favorite NYC attractions for one low price with this New York City Explorer Pass. Choose how many attractions you want to visit—up to 10—and enjoy visits to landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and Top of the Rock Observatory, and activities such as a Madison Square Garden tour or Brooklyn bike tour. Sightsee the city with ease during a hop-on hop-off bus tour, or choose a sightseeing cruise. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes are valid for two years from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for 60 days and/or the remaining number of attraction choices purchased.
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  • 60 days
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$69.00
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$69.00

Private Arrival Transfer NYC Airports JFK LGA EWR to Manhattan

Private Arrival Transfer NYC Airports JFK LGA EWR to Manhattan

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Arrive in New York City the easy and stylish way with a pre-booked private transfer service. A professional driver picks you up at JFK International Airport, Newark International Airport, or La Guardia Airport and takes you directly to your Manhattan hotel or private residence. Relax and enjoy the ride as you make your way into the city in a comfortable sedan or minivan.
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  • 30 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.26
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$34.26
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Highlights of the Metropolitan Museum Guided Tour
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Highlights of the Metropolitan Museum Guided Tour

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It’s possible to spend an entire day inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art and still not see everything, but this guided Met tour is the best way to take advantage of the riches that are inside one of the world’s greatest art museums. See the highlights of the collection and get special insight into the works of art on display, all within a small-group atmosphere.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.00
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New York Catacombs by Candlelight

New York Catacombs by Candlelight

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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 catacombs tour. Meet your guide at a convenient location in Lower Manhattan, and follow them into the church. As you explore, learn all about the landmark’s place in New York history and discover the final resting place of famous New Yorkers past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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NYC TV & Movie Tour (On Location Tours)
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NYC TV & Movie Tour (On Location Tours)

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Step into the scenes of your favorite movies and TV shows with this guided tour of New York City’s famous filming locations. A guide helps you to recognize the buildings, shops, landmarks, and parks that have been featured in famous shows and movies such as ‘Friends,’ ‘Seinfeld,’ ‘Girls,’ and ‘Spiderman.’ Plus, TV buffs can get the inside scoop most tourists miss by exploring the sites with a guide/local actor.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.00
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$61.00
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Statue of Liberty Tour Access: Small-Group Afternoon Tour

Statue of Liberty Tour Access: Small-Group Afternoon Tour

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Come explore this New York icon. Expert guides will meet you at Castle Clinton, a historic fort in Battery Park and a onetime possible site for the statue itself. From there you’ll board a ferry carrying you to Liberty Island. Your reservation includes a guided tour of the Liberty Island grounds with an expert English-speaking guide as well as access to the New Museum at Liberty Island.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.00
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What people are saying about Half-day Tours in New York City

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New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour
"First trip to NYC, so wanted to get someone to show us around. We could not be happier with our tour and especially with our Guide Rachel. WOW! AWESOME TRIP!. She worked in a couple more things. Learned tons about the City and it's funding. She is super knowledgable and extremely articulate. Funny to. Thanks Rachel, see you on the next trip."..."
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Empire State Building General & Express Pass Ticket
"It was pretty foggy the morning that we went. It was nice to have the Christmas backdrop scene to take photos. We still could see important landmarks, just had to be patient and wait for the fog to blow off."..."
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Early Access: First on the Island Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
"We really enjoyed our guide Sara explaining the history behind everything. She was very informative."..."
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OPEN: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options
"Well organise tour. He's friendly and very helpful. Our tour guide in time and make sure everyone's there."..."
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Top of the Rock Observation Deck, New York Ticket
"It was a blessing seeing the city at night! Beautiful!! My husband really enjoyed this adventure. We’ll go back again l."..."
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All-Access 9/11: Ground Zero Tour, Memorial and Museum, One World Observatory
"Very humbling experience. Learned more of the catastrophe and the people involved. James, the tour guide, was fabulous!!!!!"..."
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9/11 Memorial Museum Admission Ticket
"The wall of photos of the people taken .. will haunt me for some tine .. and the heroic efforts of all the firefighters who lost their lives trying to save others"..."
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
"First time in NYC. Visited the Statue of liberty 🗽 and our tour Guide Jim was absolutely the best.. very informative and funny. Totally would recommend Viator and Jim the tour guide!!"..."
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Bypass the Box Office: NYC One World Observatory Ticket
"Loved the city of view amazing 🤩 I loved the iPad that tell you details abut Buildings any of the city part!! I have such wander full experience!!"..."
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Big Bus New York Hop-On Hop-Off Open Top Tour
"The sites the sounds the great bud driving . We love New York City. Very fun at Christmas time . I have nothing more to say"..."
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Choose Your Access Private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
"My favorite part was Learning about the history of the area. The Guide was very knowledgeable. Was very satisfied."..."
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New York CityPASS
"Had to wait in longer line even with a reservation and with people who didn't have reservations. But have enjoyed the 2 places we've been to so far and saving money"..."
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New York City Statue of Liberty Super Express Cruise
"Just a girls trip fee days in NY it was a great experience! The tour was nice and not to long great information and great for pictures."..."
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New York City Harbor Lights Cruise
"Absolutely loved this boat trip . The views are incredible. If you’re going in winter wrap up if you are on the upper desk, it was absolutely Baltic but worth every penny!"..."
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ferry Ticket optional Upgrade
"We really loved the views and amazing weather. Also, perfect timing of a ferry rides (you don’t need to wait too long to get on the ferry) it was so much fun to see a Lady Liberty!! Thank you viator"..."
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New York "Must See" Small-Group Half-Day Tour
"Rob was our tour guide and he made the day so smooth and not stressful. First visit to NYC and with my daughter, we absolutely loved this tour. Rob has a kind personality and an abundance of history that made our day fun and educational! My 17 year old and I both enjoyed this day! Lots of walking but so worth it!"..."
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Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise
"We learned a lot about the big city! Our tour guide took breaks allowing the guests to meander by taking pictures. He was also available to ask any questions we had."..."
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NYC Tour with Statue of Liberty Visit
"Marc and Levi were amazing!!!! Marc was so knowledgeable and Levi was an amazing driver. The ban was very clean and modern. The best value ever!"..."
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Go City: New York Explorer Pass - Choose 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 10 attractions
"It was nice to tour on the bus! The driver was kind! I liked that you could have tickets for the sights and the bus all in one pass!"..."
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Private Arrival Transfer NYC Airports JFK LGA EWR to Manhattan
"The driver was funny, friendly and helpful, and the car was spacious, comfortable and very clean. All in all it was a five star experience."..."
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Highlights of the Metropolitan Museum Guided Tour
"We spent on very fun and informative tour with Kevin. We were late on time but fortunately his colleague could bring us to him. We were able to learn lots of new things that we would never be able to know without his explanation. You must get this tour if you are planning to visit the MET."..."
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New York Catacombs by Candlelight
"One of the best tours I have ever been on! Our tour guide Dan was so knowledgeable! Equal parts educational, intriguing and fun. Totally recommend!"..."
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NYC TV & Movie Tour (On Location Tours)
"I just thankful for seeing all the film sets and finding out information I did not know about. Thank you for the nice bus driver and good movie tour person."..."
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Statue of Liberty Tour Access: Small-Group Afternoon Tour
"Our boys (4.5,7.5) really loved seeing the Statue of Liberty. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and funny and did a fabulous job!"..."

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