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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 |

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 |

New York Hip-Hop Tour: suitable for all ages and a one-of-a-kind experience

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New York Hip-Hop Tour: suitable for all ages and a one-of-a-kind experience

If you’re into hip-hop, or want to see another side of NYC, take a tour with one of hip-hop’s Grandmasters! Suitable for all ages, this one-of-a-kind experience takes you on an interactive cultural tour of Manhattan, Harlem and the Bronx, and reveals the true meaning of hip-hop.

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Highlights
Fully narrated tour
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
Family friendly
Your expert Grandmaster guide will trace the history and influences of hip-hop in New York City, from its earliest years with pioneers DJ Red Alert, Grandmaster Caz, Rahiem of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, and many others. You’ll get the lowdown on famous groups like Public Enemy, Treacherous Three and the Sugarhill Gang.

Aboard your luxury coach, you’ll visit such sites as Graffiti Wall of Fame, Apollo Theater, Rucker Park and more. Stop for lunch and get a taste of real soul food (own expense). On this fun-filled hip-hop tour, you’ll even get to try your hand in the “Show Your Skills” segment of the tour, while dressed in plenty of “bling”!

Perfect for the hip-hop enthusiast or even the curious, bring the family for an afternoon of discovery and fun.

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26/06/2017 |

Afternoon Statue of Liberty Tour with Pedestal Access: Including a visit to Ellis Island

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Afternoon Statue of Liberty Tour with Pedestal Access: Including a visit to Ellis Island

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 first stop of the day. Your reservation includes a guided tour of Liberty Island with an expert English-speaking guide and access to the Pedestal Museum at Liberty Island with Statue of Liberty tickets.

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Highlights
Family friendly
Small group ensures personal service
Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
All entrance fees included
“I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” These unforgettable words are inscribed on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. For millions of future Americans, her torch was the first thing they saw on their arrival to this new country. She stands proudly in New York Harbor, lighting the way to better life for so many people.

Meet your guide at Battery Park in midday. Start the tour by examining the collection housed inside the Pedestal Museum, from the original bones of the statue to one of the first flames of her torch. Then make the climb to the top of the pedestal and enjoy unparalleled views of the NYC skyline at her feet. Explore the island on your own, or grab a quick bite before rejoining your guide. If time permits, the tour will also visit Ellis Island.

Important: The wait times at the ferry and security lines during the afternoon tour is much longer.

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19/06/2017 |

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Premium Viewing Italian Brunch With Private Outdoor Area

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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Premium Viewing Italian Brunch With Private Outdoor Area

Enjoy incredible views of 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, with family and friends.

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Perfectly positioned between 57th St and 58th St on the parade route – 6th Ave or Avenue of the Americas as it is known, you will enjoy the best views of the parade as it winds down to Herald Square. A gourmet, Italian influenced brunch buffet with delicious brunch cocktails will be served. This upscale, multi-level restaurant provides 2nd floor festivities as you stay warm, eat, and drink holiday, festive drinks and watch the 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. If you want to add to the excitement and want an up close and personal experience, return to the private, street level viewing area with hot drinks and breakfast noshes from the street level cafe.
While millions tune into watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on television, you can enjoy an up close and personal view just steps away from the action. Your parade experience offers a fun mix of inside and outside elements. From an exclusive vantage point along the parade route on 6th Avenue you will enjoy an unlimited, full Italian breakfast buffet complete with brunch cocktails as you experience the world famous parade.

While dining you won’t miss a minute of the fun—the parade right outside and a televised live feed of all the morning’s festivities. New this year, guests can spend time in the street level café offering coffee, tea, hot cocoa and light snacks. Grab your cocoa, head outside and watch the parade as the floats, bands and performers march by from this private and exclusive location on the sidewalk.

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12/06/2017 |

The Sightseeing Day Pass New York City: visit New York City’s top attractions including Empire State Building

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The Sightseeing Day Pass New York City: visit New York City's top attractions including Empire State Building

Unlock unlimited possibilities with access to New York City’s top attractions, museums, tours, restaurants and entertainment and save big with the brand new Sightseeing Day Pass. You’ll have a ticket to the hottest attractions including the Empire State Building, One World Observatory (exclusive to The Sightseeing Pass), The Guggenheim Museum, Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, The Statue of Liberty, Gray Line Citysightseeing Buses, Circle Line Cruises and more. Choose a 1, 2, 3, 5 or 7 day attraction pass and own the city!

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Highlights
Excellent value for money
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Includes free admission to top local attractions
Instant Confirmation
Where you go and what you do with this fully-customizable, money-saving pass is up to you. Soak up 360-degree views of the city from on top of One World Observatory, explore New York aboard a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus trip, visit the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, and more. If you’re looking for an activity, try out a fun range of tours like street art tour of Brooklyn, a Soho and Little Italy walking tour, or a multi-hour bike rental. The choice is yours.

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05/06/2017 |

Niagara Falls Fireworks 2-Day Trip from NYC: tour includes a ticket on the iconic sightseeing boat, traveling up close to the thundering falls

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Niagara Falls Fireworks 2-Day Trip from NYC: tour includes a ticket on the iconic sightseeing boat, traveling up close to the thundering falls

Experience the majesty of Niagara Falls on this exciting 2-day trip from New York City. After a quick 60-minute flight from NYC to Niagara Falls, NY, enjoy a fun-filled sightseeing shopping, dining, and touring excursion. See the local sites, like museums, casinos, observatories, and much more. The trip includes airfare and all transfers, hotel reservations, plus tickets to the famous Maid of the Mist sightseeing boat cruise. Also, enjoy a spectacular display of fireworks over the falls at night.

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Highlights
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Enjoy fantastic aerial views
Niagara Falls is simply amazing. The powerful combination of three separate waterfalls that make up Niagara Falls must be experienced in person to realize their magnificence. On this 2-day trip, travel from a New York City hotel in the morning (free pickup is provided) to the airport for a 1-hour flight to Niagara Falls, NY.

Another short transfer then arrives in the heart of Niagara Falls, in front of the famous Maid of the Mist cruise ship. This tour includes a ticket on the iconic sightseeing boat, traveling up close to the thundering falls. The powerful combination of three separate waterfalls makes up Niagara and must be experienced in person to realize their magnificence. An overnight stay is at a hotel within walking distance to the falls.

After an oftentimes wet cruise, wander the city streets to visit various aerospace and science museums, casinos, observatories, and much more. For the only panoramic view of all three falls, the clear choice is the Niagara Falls Observation Tower. Extending out dramatically over Niagara Gorge, this architectural wonder affords unobstructed views of the wild cascades of Niagara Falls, as well as the raging whitewater below.

For aviation enthusiasts, visit the Ira G. Ross Aerospace Museum. This organization is devoted to the efforts of the Western United States during the war years and includes the recently salvaged Bell P-39 Airacobra, one of the principal American fighter aircrafts in service during World War II. It’s currently under restoration after more than 50 years resting at the bottom of a lake. For children of all ages, pay a visit to the Niagara Wax Museum of History or the Niagara Science Museum.

Finally, enjoy a spectacular display of fireworks over the falls every Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday evenings at 10pm. Fireworks performances are based on the weather conditions and may be canceled due to high winds or rain.

At the end of the second day, travel with a private driver back to the airport for a 45-minute journey back to New York City.

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29/05/2017 |

Niagara Falls Day Trip from New York by Air: including a ride on a Niagara boat cruise or the Journey Behind the Falls

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Niagara Falls Day Trip from New York by Air: including a ride on a Niagara boat cruise or the Journey Behind the Falls

Discover the beauty and awesome power of Niagara Falls on a day trip from New York. You’ll fly to Upstate New York, tour the falls on both the US and Canadian sides (don’t forget your passport!), see all the sights, including a ride on a Niagara boat cruise or the Journey Behind the Falls. And at the end of an amazing day you’ll take an evening flight back to New York.

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Highlights
Likely to Sell Out
All entrance fees included
Round-trip airfares
Lunch included
Tour is wheelchair accessible
All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
After being collected from your Midtown Manhattan hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Upstate New York (approximately one hour). On arrival, you will be met by your guide for the day to board the bus to Niagara Falls.

After lunch, it’s time to board a Niagara Falls boat cruise for an up-close Niagara Falls experience. The 30-minute cruise takes you through the foaming waters to the base of the American Falls and the basin of Horseshoe Falls. You will get close enough to the falls to feel their cool mist on your skin.

The Niagara Falls boat cruises operate only in the warmer months, typically from May to October, so if you are traveling from November to April you may visit the Journey Behind the Falls instead. An elevator takes you behind the great sheet of Niagara Falls for a thunderous up-close view of Niagara Falls. Please note that Niagara Falls boat cruises may cease to operate earlier than October 31 depending on weather.

Due to the extreme popularity of this tour, a minimum 5-day advance booking is required.

Please note: At time of booking you are required to provide each passenger’s name and date of birth as it appears on their passport(s). You are also required to provide your hotel details so that the supplier can schedule your pickup. Failure to include this information will result in your reservation not being completed. Any name change after confirmation, will incur an amendment fee by the supplier directly.

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22/05/2017 |