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  • NYC: Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island & Pre-Ferry Tour

    1. NYC: Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island & Pre-Ferry Tour

    Learn all about the unique history of Battery Park on a 30-minute guided tour with an experienced local guide. Located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island, the 25-acre green park has a varied history and many classic monuments to explore. Find out essential facts surrounding the Battery Cannon, Battery Oval, Coast Guard Memorial, Bosque Gardens and the circular Bosque Fountain. Finish up the walking tour at Castle Clinton, built in anticipation of the War of 1812. Positioned in the middle of the park, the castle acts as a centerpiece of the revitalization efforts of the park. Your guide will then assist you through the various procedures to board the ferry for Liberty Island. Benefit from priority boarding and save precious time. Cross New York Harbor to the Statue of Liberty. Built by Gustave Eiffel, Lady Liberty was a gift to the United States from the people of France. Take a se...

    This was a great trip for a great price. Our guide, her name is Isabella I believe made the tour so much better. She is highly knowledgeable and very witty and funny. We loved the experience. I would highly recommend.

  • Niagara Falls: Half-Day Small-Group Sightseeing Tour

    2. Niagara Falls: Half-Day Small-Group Sightseeing Tour

    See the best of Niagara Falls, New York on an immersive 4-5 hour tour. Experience the top attractions and sights of the waterfall on the US side from different areas, and enjoy pickup from a location of your choice in Niagara Falls, New York. First, ride the elevator at the Cave of the Winds and journey 175 feet into Niagara Gorge. Put on the provided bright yellow ponchos and special footwear and feel the spray on your face as you venture along the wooden walkway to the hurricane deck. Then, board the famous Maid of the Mist boat and take in the magnificent views from the water. Go to the Observation Tower to experience the only place in the park where you can see both the American and Horseshoe Falls at the same time

    Admire attractions such as the Whirlpool Falls, 3 Sister Islands, and Luna Island, and head to Goat Island to see the Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, and Brid...

    Jimmy provided excellent information not only about the Falls but about the overall area. The various stops as part of the overall tour was great! I would highly recommend using this sight seeing tour!

  • Lewiston USA: 45-Minute Jet-Boat Tour on the Niagara River

    3. Lewiston USA: 45-Minute Jet-Boat Tour on the Niagara River

    Say goodbye to conventional sightseeing as you pile on board an open jet-boat and set off on an adventurous, stimulating tour of the Niagra River. Spend 45 minutes taking in the scenery and learning the history of the river as your professional guide leads you through the rapids. This tour is more than an adventure through the rapids; it is a chance to learn about the history of the Niagara River. Your knowledgeable guide will point out specific historical landmarks, and explain the differences between the American and Canadian sides of the river. Hang on as the boat is navigated through the river to deliver a thrilling ride through the Class 5 rapids. The highlights of this part of the tour include entering Devil’s Hole, where the rapids begin, and experiencing the exhilarating 365-degree jet spin. The Wet Jet boats are designed with an open top to deliver a panoramic view but that m...

    This activity is excellent. I had a lot fun and their are very professional which make you feel safe and you are really in good hands.

  • Niagara Falls USA: Guided Tour with Maid of the Mist Boat

    4. Niagara Falls USA: Guided Tour with Maid of the Mist Boat

    See the Cave of the Winds, Observation Tower, and other Niagara attractions in a clean and comfortable vehicle, in the company of a local, professional guide.

    Begin your tour with pickup at your accommodation and head straight for the Maid of the Mist Boat. This famous boat tour of the falls has been running since the 1840s, and is the best way to see the spectacular falls. Next, head for the Cave Of The Winds, a natural cave behind Bridal Veil Falls, with vast high ceilings and walls, and originally dubbed Aeolus's Cave, after the Greek god of winds. Move on to the Niagara Falls Observation Tower and gaze out onto the dramatic gorge. Afterwards, pay a visit to the Three Sisters Islands. Bridal Veil Falls is your next stop, before moving onto Goat Island. You'll also visit the Niagara Falls State Park, Luna Island, and the observation tower at Prospect Point. Conclude...

    The tour was the best idea. Not having to drive was a bonus. Our tour guide Jimmy was fantastic. We were able to just relax and enjoy the sights thanks to Jimmy and Gil.

  • From Manhattan: Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn Bus Tour

    5. From Manhattan: Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn Bus Tour

    After pickup, head north from Manhattan, going through the neighborhood of Harlem and crossing into the Bronx. Visit the Yankee Stadium, home of the legendary NYC baseball team. Enjoy a stop to take pictures and shop for souvenirs. Proceed to the South Bronx to see graffiti and street art masterpieces. Hear the stories behind each of the most famous pieces, snapping photos along the way. Next, head to Queens, the largest and most multicultural borough in New York. Visit Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, where you'll find the Mets' Stadium and the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The final stop in Queens will be on Roosevelt Avenue, one of the borough’s main streets. See first hand how immigration has contributed to the vibrant life of this neighborhood, full of multicultural stores and restaurants. The last borough to visit is Brooklyn, where you’ll see the Jewish Quarters i...

  • Niagara Falls, USA: Day & Night Small Group Tour with Dinner

    6. Niagara Falls, USA: Day & Night Small Group Tour with Dinner

    Begin your tour of Niagra Falls, USA with pickup directly from your hotel. Meet your guide and travel to the first attraction, the Cave of the Winds. Here, learn about the role Niagara Falls plays in generating electricity before discovering a series of walkways that lead to the "hurricane deck". Get close to the Bridal Veil Falls where it will feel as if you are surrounded by tropical storm-like conditions. After your visit to the Cave of the Winds, venture next to Goat Island which connects to Terrapin Point and Luna Island. Learn more about the history of the Falls, see the Nikola Tesla monument overlooking the Falls, and enjoy an amazing view of Bridal Veil Falls which is situated between Goat Island and Luna Island. Next, visit Whirlpool State Park. While here, snap some impressive photos of Niagara’s Whirlpool Rapids. Then, set sail on the Maid of the Mist boat ride. Before you b...

    That was the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen! Dalton our guide guy was perfect!!! He was super professional and super friendly. Gave us a lot of tips to make sure we will see everything not wasting time. He taught us a lot and when he was talking you really want to listen to it!!!!!

  • Around Manhattan: Official NYC Architecture Cruise

    7. Around Manhattan: Official NYC Architecture Cruise

    Step aboard the decks of an elegant 1920's-style yacht, for an educational architecture tour around Manhattan, hosted by architects and members of the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter (AIANY). Enjoy your trip through the Hudson, East, and Harlem rivers from the air-conditioned observatory, or wander to the outer decks for fresh air and sunlight. Circumnavigate the island of Manhattan, passing under all 18 bridges, while taking in the sites and architecture. Examine the visionary development of the waterfront memorials, get an update on the One World Trade Center, Downtown "Starchitecture", Jean Nouvel's 100 Eleventh Ave. condos, and classic icons of lower Manhattan like the Woolworth Building, Wall Street's art deco spires, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Marvel at New York's great engineering feats, such as the Harlem River's bridges: swing, lift, and fixed-span. Hear the s...

    The guide was very knowledgeable and told us so much more than just the local architecture( which was amazing ) I’d do it again to make sure I didn’t miss anything

  • New York City: Catacombs by Candlelight

    8. New York City: Catacombs by Candlelight

    For over 200 years, the catacombs of the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, located in Little Italy, have served as the final resting place for the faithful departed. This unique and historic place has been a silent witness to the many struggles and accomplishments of prominent New York Catholics. With your guide, you’ll gain exclusive access to off-limits areas, including two walled cemeteries. Experience the only active catacombs in New York augmented with multimedia.   See where bishops rest alongside noteworthy New Yorkers who have played defining roles in Catholic, New York, and American History. This labyrinth of vaults belongs largely to bankers, lawyers, captains of industry, merchants, political candidates, and even to a Civil War-era general. The Delmonico Family, General Thomas Eckert, and the first resident Bishop of New York are only a few of the many resting peaceful...

    the guide was very friendly,proffesional and knowledgeble of the era and surronding area. My family came thru New York via Elis Island. The tour made me feel like I was home, I love the history.

  • Niagara Falls, USA: Goat Island & Optional Maid of the Mist

    9. Niagara Falls, USA: Goat Island & Optional Maid of the Mist

    Begin your experience with a 1 or 1.5-hour guided walking tour of Goat Island. Take in views of the Horseshoe Falls and hear about their formation. Walk down to Luna Island for views of the American and Bridal falls as well. Upgrade your experience and see the falls up close on a Maid of the Mist boat tour, heading into the center of the thundering Horseshoe Falls. During the winter, or whenever the Maid of the Mist is not operating, visit the Niagara Adventure Theater instead. Choose a 1 or 1.5-hour tour. For the ultimate upgrade, add a 12-minute helicopter ride over the falls. Admire views of the Rainbow Bridge, American Falls, Bridal Vail Falls, Horseshoe Falls, Goat Island, Niagara River, Queen Victoria Park, Clifton Hill, and the American Observation Tower.

    definitely recommend the guided walking tour and the maid of the mist. our tour guide was very informative and answered all of our questions about the area and everything

  • Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour

    10. Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour

    Meet your guide in Battery Park at Castle Clinton, a former fort. For the comprehensive option, you will have a guided tour of both Liberty and Ellis Island. For the express option, you will have a guided tour of Liberty Island and you can visit Ellis Island on your own. For the pre-ferry tour, you will get the essential information prior to boarding and access to audioguides while on the island. With all options you will have roundtrip ferry tickets to both Liberty and Ellis Islands and entry into the Museums. You may stay as long as you wish after the tour. No Pedestal access.

    Although I was worried of the uncertainty, everything went smoothly, easy process, the guide were there to greet and guide. I like the fact that a confirmation was sent the day before, letting me know where to go and how to get there, that gave me a peace of mind. Instructions easy to follow, excellent.

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What people are saying about New York State

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based on 6,902 reviews

The tour was pretty amazing and fabulous, the Tour Guide Mr. Andrew was really amazing and very humble and knowledgeable of great history stories . This tour is a must for those who would like to know the darkness of China town and Little Italy

We went for my son's 9th bday and I was amazed by the knowledge and history this tour recommended. It was honestly our trips highlight besides The Statue of Liberty.

The tour guide was sooo knowledgable that it was amazing. We enjoyed it a lot and learned a lot as well. Thanks Ela Weiss and family

The tour was nice! The guide, Brian was funny and knowledgeable about all the sites. I would recommend this tour to others. Thanks!

Great tour. Our guide Seiad was all you can hope for in a guide. pleasant, informative and made us all very comfortable.