Tours of New York City allow you to spend a few days taking a bite out of the Big Apple, or explore the bustling city and its surrounding area in depth. A knowledgeable local guide will take you to the top sights as well as hidden attractions and neighbourhoods, helping you get to know this iconic city. Browse our selection of suggested New York tours below or speak to our Destination Specialists and we’ll build your tailormade trip for you.
One of the best ways to experience the USA’s many cities, varied landscapes and wide open roads is with a road trip. New York is no different, with its easy access to the historic towns, beautiful beaches and serene landscapes of the coast. Alternatively, you can use it as a starting point on your journey across the country. Our New York to Hollywood Tour begins in New York, where you can explore sights such as Central Park and the Empire State Building before heading across central America, finishing in Los Angeles. The Great American Roadtrip also begins in New York and takes you through 12 of the USA’s 50 states. You can book an optional helicopter tour for a bird’s eye view of the city, shop on Fifth Avenue and lots more before driving all the way to San Francisco.
Relax and let someone else drive for you on the Seven Seas Navigator New England and Canada Cruise. This luxurious cruise begins in New York before taking you around the spectacular New England coastline, finishing in Canada’s Toronto. In New York you’ll have the chance to catch a Broadway show, explore Times Square and see the great patron of the city and the USA’s values – the Statue of Liberty.
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Us East Coast Tour From New York
“Make sure you see Liberty Island and Lower Manhattan from the water aboard the Staten Island Ferry. It runs 24 hours a day and is especially beautiful at night.”
“For what is, in my opinion, the best burger in New York, head to the Parker Hotel in Midtown. Tucked away behind reception is the lively Burger Joint, serving mouth-watering fast food.”
“There’s a great food court near Columbus Circle subway station. As well as great coffee and eclectic food stalls, there are also some really nice little stores selling soaps, stationery and trinkets.”
Frequently Asked Questions
Where’s the best place to shop in New York?
New York City provides myriad shopping opportunities, from the energetic markets of Times Square, where the lack of fixed pricing entails haggling, to the world-famous Bloomingdale’s department store – featured in countless films and television shows. For a more well-rounded and calmer shopping experience, venture an hour north to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, with over 220 stores and eateries available.
What’s the best way of getting around New York City?
The quickest way to travel around New York City is its subway network, spanning the whole city and running 24 hours a day. Please note that trains run less frequently, and some services will be halted between midnight and 6am.
When’s the best time of year to visit?
New York is wonderful at any time of year, but particularly in spring and autumn when the weather is more temperate. In the summer, New York can become quite humid, and in the winter, you can expect freezing temperatures and heavy snow fall. Plan ahead and pack appropriately.
With its soaring skyscrapers, world-class museums, thrilling shows and mouth-watering melting pot of culinary cuisine, New York City’s lively streets make for an unforgettable adventure, where there’s something new to see on every corner.
Why you'll love New York City...
• Walking across the Brooklyn Bridge
• Exploring the beauty of Central Park – an oasis of green in the middle of a bustling city
• Capturing a photograph of the Empire State Building from atop the Rockefeller Center
• Viewing the city from a unique perspective as you walk along the artistic High Line
• Following in Obama’s footsteps and heading to Red Rooster for some of Harlem’s comfort food
• Climbing up into the crown of the Statue of Liberty
• Window shopping along luxurious Fifth Avenue
• Riding the subway out to Brooklyn for a slice of pizza at Roberta’s
• Going to see one of the spectacular shows on Broadway
• Enjoying an afternoon of culture at the Met
• Reminiscing When Harry Met Sally at Katz’s Delicatessen
• Taking a selfie among the bright lights of Times Square
Did you know?
• Times Square is named after The New York Times. It was originally Longacre Square, but changed after the newspaper’s headquarters moved there in 1904.
• The Empire State Building has its own zip code, 10118, while its surrounding streets are 10001.
• Einstein’s eyes are allegedly locked away in a safety deposit box somewhere in New York City.
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