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New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour
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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 the Staten Island Ferry 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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Early Access: First on the Island Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
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Early Access: First on the Island Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

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Sail across the waters of New York’s harbor as part of the only tour group allowed on the first ferry of the day to Liberty Island. Learn the history of Lady Liberty and explore the Statue of Liberty Museum on this well-timed tour. Then, head to Ellis Island to discover the stories of the millions of immigrants who journeyed through this historic site.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options

Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options

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One of the most iconic symbols of America, the Statue of Liberty rises up from New York Harbor, welcoming the immigrants who once entered the United States through nearby Ellis Island. Pay a visit to Lady Liberty and learn the stories of those who passed through Ellis Island with this convenient and flexible tour that lets you choose how long you want to spend at each attraction.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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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USD109.00
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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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Empire State Building Ticket Optional Upgrade to Skip-the-Line and 102nd Deck

Empire State Building Ticket Optional Upgrade to Skip-the-Line and 102nd Deck

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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.
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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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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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NYC One World Observatory General Admission Ticket

NYC One World Observatory General Admission 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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Big Bus New York Hop-On Hop-Off Open Top Tour

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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Private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour

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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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, 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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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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Circle Line: New York City Harbor Lights Cruise

Circle Line: 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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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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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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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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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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With the New York Explorer Pass by Go City you can get access to your favorite 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 10 attractions or tours, from over 95 things to do, and save up to 40% off compared to buying individual attraction tickets. Admire sweeping views from the Empire State Building Observatory, Top of the Rock, Edge and One World Observatory. See the city from a Hop on Hop off Bus, or take a Sightseeing Cruise. The choice is yours! Create your own itinerary and sightsee the Big Apple at your own pace - you have up to 60 days to use your pass. Browse the included digital guide for instructions (some tours and activities require advanced reservations) before your visit, then show your pass on your mobile device to be scanned at each attraction or tour. What's more your pass is valid for 2 years from purchase date, and only activates with your first visit. So you can rest assured should your travel plans need to change.
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  • 60 days
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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
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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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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
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CARRIAGE RIDE OFFICIAL (VIP PRIVATE) in CENTRAL PARK since 1971™

CARRIAGE RIDE OFFICIAL (VIP PRIVATE) in CENTRAL PARK since 1971™

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Don’t settle for seeing Central Park through the window of a non-stop tour bus. Instead, make the most of good weather and enjoy a tour of the park in one of New York City’s iconic horse-drawn carriages. Hear about the history of Central Park and the Big Apple from your driver and take advantage of photo stops at park highlights made famous in so many movies, books and television shows.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Empire State Building Day and Night Admission Ticket

Empire State Building Day and Night Admission Ticket

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As day turns to night, it's easy to see how New York City earned its City That Never Sleeps moniker. See the Big Apple in the light and dark with a day and night admission ticket to the 86th-floor observation deck at the Empire State Building—the highest observatory in New York City. Beat the lines by arriving with your daytime ticket, valid between 11am and 7:59pm, for 360-degree views of the iconic Manhattan Skyline and the Statue of Liberty. Then, return between 8pm and 10pm for spectacular views of New York by night.  
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour
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Early Access: First on the Island Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
"Rob was a wonderful guide, knowledgeable, interesting, caring and funny. We enjoyed both parts of the tout."..."
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Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour: All Options
"All of it. We had a very knowledgeable and pleasant .guide. Thank you. This is a part. I don't like. I said what I wanted to say. Stop forcing people to say more."..."
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All-Access 9/11: Ground Zero Tour, Memorial and Museum, One World Observatory
"Helene was fantastic! She was funny and knowledgeable and her tour was very informative. We learned a lot more than we would have on our own."..."
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
"Our guide we had!! He was incredible, Italian fellow ( forgot his name)!! Highly recommend him and his knowledge and enthusiasm"..."
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Empire State Building Ticket Optional Upgrade to Skip-the-Line and 102nd Deck
"Easy process through Viator. Worth the money to skip the line....it was over 75 minutes and we only had two days in NYC so saved so much time and well worth it!"..."
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Top of the Rock Observation Deck, New York Ticket
"The new york sky line, absolutely 💯. Not too crowded at 9pm. Not hard to get and the lift was amazing"..."
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9/11 Memorial Museum Admission Ticket
"Hearing the stories expressed by those individuals directly impacted by 9-11 was truly amazing. We must all remember the events of 9-11"..."
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NYC One World Observatory General Admission Ticket
"When we step out of the elevator and the curtain was raised to show the most fantastic view of NYC. Thank you"..."
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Big Bus New York Hop-On Hop-Off Open Top Tour
"I really appreciated learning more about the human stories around the various parts on the city. I appreciated knowing that “bad areas” could be transformed."..."
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Private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
"Luke was great. Gave nice historical insight but fun tidbits that even my 8 year old niece very much enjoyed."..."
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New York CityPASS
"So glad we paid for this just literally jumped in every where, and it encourages you to do more and see more. Excellent."..."
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New York City Statue of Liberty Super Express Cruise
"The host of our experience was clever and funny! She was very engaging and offered fun facts and history that even kept our kids engaged. All other staff were friendly and helpful."..."
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Circle Line: New York City Harbor Lights Cruise
"Seeing NYC from the water gavé another perspective to the city. The lights at night were beautifully as was the sunset."..."
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ferry Ticket optional Upgrade
"Our group guide was very very very nice. I was not feeling good and she did really good take care of me."..."
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New York "Must See" Small-Group Half-Day Tour
"Gary was a fantastic tour guide; engaging, witty, and informative. We appreciated his in depth knowledge of the city and his way of keeping everyone together, even the two teenagers. Very enjoyable experience- would do it again."..."
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Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise
"It was a great weather day. Every site was clear and amazing. And of course ol’ Andy was on hand to make the trip both informative and funny. Would recommend it to everyone"..."
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Go City: New York Explorer Pass - Choose 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 10 attractions
"We purchased 4 attractions for a family of 6 and precooked a Statue cruise and Empire state as they requested and turned up on the day for the other 2 attractions very easy to use and very good value for money"..."
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Highlights of the Metropolitan Museum Guided Tour
"The quality and quantity of Met’s objects. When I come back to nyc next month, I’ll join the membership so that I can visit more frequently."..."
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New York Catacombs by Candlelight
"We had a great guide! And he was entertaining but very informative. I suggest this for everyone! very enjoyable"..."
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NYC TV & Movie Tour (On Location Tours)
"Our tour guide was full of information on the NYC buildings and sites used for filming tv and movies in the city. He was very courteous to the driver which made for a very pleasant tour of the city. We stopped at several well known locations and had the opportunity to take pictures. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience."..."
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CARRIAGE RIDE OFFICIAL (VIP PRIVATE) in CENTRAL PARK since 1971™
"THE ENTIRE RIDE WAS WONDERFUL. We were so elated with this experience. We would recommend this experience to anyone ❤️❣️💕💞"..."
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Empire State Building Day and Night Admission Ticket
"I was not prepared for the views from the Empire State Building. I have seen it in pictures, films, and on TV. In person it was beyond spectacular. Watching the lights turn on over the city was awesome. Will do it again"..."
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