“In Depth” New York City Tours
It's a given that exploring New York in its entirety is humanly impossible, but this tour will take you to some great city highlights including Rockefeller Center and the Top of the Rock Observation Deck, the home of the TODAY SHOW, and Ground Zero. You'll also see sights including the Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, the Metropolitan Museum, Central Park, and Greenwich Village.
Price: Adults expect to pay between $51 and $100 for these 7 hour tours through the cruise lines.
Booking Advice: This tour is considered to be arduous physically. You may want to check out other tours for sake of cost comparison and agenda variety at http://www.citysightsny.com/#all_tours
Lower Manhattan City Tours
On this coach tour, you'll see Times Square, Chinatown, Greenwich Village, SoHo, the Statue of Liberty from Battery Park, Rockefeller Center, and Central Park among other city highlights.
Price: Adults expect to pay no more than $100 through the cruise lines.
Booking Advice: These tours are rated as easy on a person physically. Many include airport transfers, and thus are competitively priced. If you're staying in New York, however, you may want to compare costs and tour agendas with online 3rd party vendors. See http://www.citysightsny.com/#all_tours
Land and Sea New York Tours
En route to the sea tour, you'll have opportunity to walk about and shop at South Street Seaport in Manhattan. Then your catamaran ride takes you under the Brooklyn Bridge, and you'll see Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and Ellis Island among other city highlights. While you don't stop at the Statue of Liberty, there'll be time planned for photo opportunities. En route back by coach, you'll also see China Town, Ground Zero, City Hall, St. Paul's Chapel, and Wall Street.
Price: Adults expect to pay between $51 and $100 for this 4 hour tour.
Booking Advice: These tours are considered to be moderate with respect to physical exercise. You may want to check out online 3rd party vendors for more tour variety as well as for cost comparisons.
Statue of Liberty
You'll take a ferry to the Statue of Liberty, and experience 360 degree views from the Pedestal Observation Deck. You'll learn about the statue's history, and have roughly 2 hours to explore the museum and the gift shop before returning.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $100 fpr this 5.5 hour tour through the cruise lines.
Booking Advice: This tour is rated as moderate in terms of physical exertion. You may want to check out 3rd party vendors online for tour variety.