See New York City’s top sights on a full-day sightseeing tour that includes travel by bus and boat. View Times Square, the US Customs building, Federal Hall, Wall Street, the 9/11 Memorial, the South Street Seaport and more. You also hop on a boat cruises around New York Harbor to snap photos of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the city skyline. Your guide shares informative commentary at all of the sights as you take in the Big Apple on this comprehensive tour.
Meet your guide in Midtown Manhattan and walk across the park to see the US Customs building, a historic Beaux Arts–style building located on the original settlement site of New Amsterdam.
Just up the road, buzz through the Financial District to see Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange and Federal Hall, where George Washington took the oath of office to become the first American president. Federal Hall also housed the first Supreme Court, Congress and executive branch offices and now serves as a national memorial.
Next, visit the 9/11 Memorial and Trinity Church, the historic church where many people took refuge as the World Trade Center collapsed during the 9/11 attacks.
Then venture to the South Street Seaport, a historic district with some of the oldest architecture in downtown Manhattan and the site of New York City’s original port. From Pier 17, board a 1-hour luxury boat cruise that offers spectacular views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Manhattan and New Jersey skylines, Governor’s Island and the Brooklyn Bridge. Enjoy lively narration as you cruise around New York Harbor.
Get great photo ops of the Empire State Building and Flatiron Building before continuing uptown to Central Park. Pass by the Dakota, the apartment building where John Lennon lived, and then cross into Central Park to visit the Strawberry Fields memorial to him.
Continue to St Patrick’s Cathedral and finally to Rockefeller Center to see NBC Studios and St Paul's Chapel. Your experienced guide shares informative commentary throughout the day as you hop off the bus to see the sights and get great photos. At the end of this comprehensive 4.5-hour New York City tour, your guide returns you to your starting point in Midtown.