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7 Lakes Drive Tour from New York City: including a visit to Weehawken

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7 Lakes Drive Tour from New York City: including a visit to Weehawken

Escape from the hustle of New York City but still see it from a distance and enjoy a half day of sightseeing on this private, 5-hour tour. Visit Weehawken, New Jersey for a breathtaking view of the New York City skyline that many tourists aren’t aware of. Then catch a scenic view of Manhattan from the Palisades Parkway. And finally, cruise along Seven Lakes Drive, located in the Hudson Valley region of New York, for a serene, scenic view of the lakes.

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Highlights
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Enjoy fantastic aerial views
Get inside tips from a local
Private guide for a more personalized experience
1st Stop: Weehawken, New Jersey, which is located at the top of a hill overlooking the entire island of Manhattan for a really spectacular view of the New York Skyline that not many tourist know about.
2nd Stop: Scenic view alongside Palisades Parkway on top of the Hudson River where it is overlooking the Island of Manhattan from the George Washington Bridge side.
3rd and Final Stop: Drive alongside the beautiful lakes. This 2 lane roadway stretches just under 18 miles (29 km) is a north–south parkway located in the Hudson Valley region of New York. The drive takes you towards Harriman State Park, located in Rockland and Orange counties, is the second-largest park in the parks system featuring 31 lakes and reservoirs and approximately 200 miles of hiking trails. The Harriman State Park also includes two beaches, public camping areas, streams and scenic roads, and plenty vistas and vantage points.

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31/07/2017 |

Days Hotel Broadway at 94th Street – West Side of Manhattan

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On the Upper West Side of Manhattan and within walking distance of Central Park, this hotel features an on-site fitness room and accommodations with cable TV. Just a short walk away, the 96 St Metro Station provides convenient travel to Lincoln Center, MOMA, Penn Station and Madison Square Garden.

The Days Inn Hotel Broadway at 94th Street is 4.8 km from Times Square, the Broadway Theater District and Rockefeller Center. It is a 20-minute walk from Columbia University and the American Museum of Natural History.

Guests at the Broadway Days Inn can enjoy free Wi-Fi in public areas and a full-service business center. The 24-hour front desk can also help plan a tour of the city and arrange dry cleaning and laundry services.

All of the charming accommodations include a coffee maker and a safe. Decorated with warm colors and carpeted floors, all rooms include a hairdryer and ironing facilities.

Upper West Side is a great choice for travelers interested in museums, culture and walking.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8 for a two-person trip.

Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 35 per day.

Facilities available:
– Free WiFi
– Parking
– Family Rooms
– Non-Smoking Rooms
– Facilities for Disabled Guests
– 24-Hour Front Desk

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29/07/2017 |

3-Hour New York Walking Tour of Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO – starting of at City Hall Park

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3-Hour New York Walking Tour of Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO - starting of at City Hall Park

Learn about the interesting history of the Brooklyn Bridge and enjoy the great photo opportunities on a 3-hour group guided walking tour. Savor the view of Lower Manhattan and the New York Harbor from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade after you have a chance to admire the beautiful architecture and mansions of this historic neighborhood. Finally, enjoy a stroll through DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) and see firsthand how a once gritty industrial part of town has transformed itself into a cutting-edge artistic neighborhood.

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Highlights
Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
Great overview and orientation of the city
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Begin your tour at 10am by meeting your guide and group at the fountain in City Hall Park, easily accessed by most NYC subway lines. After a short exploration of the area, begin your journey across the Brooklyn Bridge. Your tour guide will make several stops, where you will hear about the bridge’s history as well as anecdotes about the characters who helped build this iconic structure. You will have several chances for photo opportunities, as your tour guide will point out the many buildings and bridges that line or cross the East River.

Upon leaving the bridge, enter New York’s first suburb, the historic neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights. This delightful district will enchant you with is with its beautiful architecture, including several mansions and historic churches. See where General George Washington had his headquarters during the Battle of Brooklyn, stop by homes once occupied by authors Arthur Miller (Death of a Salesman) and Truman Capote (Breakfast at Tiffany’s). The highlight of this portion of the tour is a stop on the Brooklyn Promenade, where you will have an opportunity to soak up the views of the Manhattan skyline as well as the New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty.

Lastly, you will visit the exciting neighborhood of DUMBO (or Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass), once a gritty industrial part of town, now home to artists, galleries and shops. Visit Brooklyn Bridge Park before ending the tour at the Fulton Ferry Landing, where you will have the opportunity to try some of New York City’s best pizza and ice cream (at your own expense). The tour ends at the East River Ferry terminal with service to Wall Street, Midtown, Williamsburg, Governors’ Island and Queens at approximately 1pm.

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24/07/2017 |

New York City Wall Street Insider Tour: Points of interest include the New York Stock Exchange

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New York City Wall Street Insider Tour: Points of interest include the New York Stock Exchange

Explore New York’s financial district on this exhilarating and educational walking tour of Wall Street. This behind-the-scenes tour, created by a former Vice President of a major investment bank, provides a true insider view of Wall Street and the billion dollar trading businesses of the world’s largest financial institutions.

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You will learn about the culture and lifestyle of a Wall Street trader, as well as gain insightful tips on the New York Stock Exchange on this enlightening New York City Wall Street tour.

Highlights
Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Fully narrated tour
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Guided by real Wall Street insiders, this tour of New York City’s Wall Street will inform and intrigue you. Points of interest include the New York Stock Exchange, Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, and Deutsche Bank, where the ‘captains of industry’ live and work. As you stroll by the Charging Bull, you will see evidence of the financial district’s skyscraper race and observe Wall Street’s historic buildings.

Unearth the NYC Financial District’s rich history spanning over 400 years, from its humble beginnings as a Dutch trading outpost to the modern Wall Street known today. You will see where high-powered meetings take place, and where billion dollar deals determining the feat of the American economy are negotiated.

Gain insights into the stock market, new trading ideas, how capital markets work, and feel what it’s like to work on the trading floor of a major investment bank. An inspiring tour of some of the biggest United States financial institutions built by immigrants and their entrepreneurial spirit.

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21/07/2017 |

Central Park Date: Horse Carriage Ride with Tavern on the Green Dining Experience

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Central Park Date: Horse Carriage Ride with Tavern on the Green Dining Experience

Experience the Tavern with a Horse and Carriage ride through central park followed by a dining experience at Tavern on the Green.

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Highlights
Choice of several departures throughout the day
Enjoy fantastic aerial views
Family friendly
Get inside tips from a local
Central Park offers a diversity of views and experiences regardless of the season.

We are ready to accommodate your preference and for that matter we offer to take you dine at the beautiful landmark, Tavern on the Green, following a stroll on the park in one of our carriage tours. After taking you through the wonders of the park, allowing you to observe the abundant fauna and flora and absorb all the beauty in this peaceful environment, you will be dropped-off for an exquisite dining experience (brunch, lunch or dinner) in this rustic and warm establishment built in 1870 that once used to house sheep. You will be magically transported again in a different era to enjoy a delicious meal. This modern tavern offers local and artisanal food to all its patrons.

Now experience the Tavern with a Horse and Carriage ride through central park and to the Tavern on the Green for dinner or just to relax and meet friends. This package will leave you with a smile and a satisfied palate at the end of the your Central Park tour experience.

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21/07/2017 |