Top 20 Things To Do In New York City, USA 2019

Top Tours and Activities In New York City, USA

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Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets

2429 Reviews

$32.00

The must see for any visitor to New York City, the World’s Most Famous Building is on every list for its Observatory’s spectacular indoor and outdoor 360-degree views from the heart of Manhattan. Along the way, become a part of history as you journey through this Art Deco masterpiece including the restored lobby and murals. Download our free multi-media app and experience the exhibits tracing the building’s construction, learn how the Empire State Building became one of the most energy efficient buildings in the world. Open from 8am to 2 am, along with a gift shop filled with exclusive items, there are several dining options including the fine cuisine of State Grill and Bar. Located in the heart of New York City it’s an easy walk from Times and Madison Squares and just up the street from Macy’s.

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Top of the Rock Observation Deck, New York

2305 Reviews

$41.37

Daytime or night - anytime is the right time to visit the Top of the Rock Observation Deck. Perched 70 stories above the city at Rockefeller Center, the panoramic, 360-degree views of Manhattan are unequaled anywhere else in New York City.
Upon arriving at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, take time to admire the stunning, shimmering Swarovski chandelier on your way to the exhibits of Rockefeller Center’s historic construction during the Great Depression. Ascend to the Top in less than 1 minute with a ride up 850 feet (260 m) on the Sky Shuttle.
Explore 3 floors with expansive, unobstructed indoor and outdoor viewing areas. The breathtaking views stretch for miles in every direction! You'll feel like you are floating above Central Park as you take in views of New York's most famous landmarks including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, One World Trade Center, and the Statue of Liberty. Top off your visit on the 70th floor, a completely open-air deck!

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New York City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

2127 Reviews

$54.00

Create your own sightseeing itinerary with the New York City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour! A hop-on-hop-off bus tour is the ideal way to explore every corner of the Big Apple and, with lively tour guides to keep you entertained and informed, you are sure to learn facts old and new about the city that never sleeps! Hop on and off the distinctive double-decker buses at any of the 50+ stops to discover New York at your leisure. A must-have tour for any visitor to the Big Apple!

Choose the Downtown Loop for a 24-hour ticket covering Lower Manhattan or upgrade to a 48-or-72-hour All Loops ticket to include Harlem, Brooklyn and a Night Tour to make the most of your time in New York. For more value, opt for the FreeStyle Pass and benefit from a 72-hour All Loops ticket plus 3 additional cruise, attraction, meal and museum options including the Empire State Building, Guggenheim Museum and Madame Tussauds. Or go VIP All-Access to skip the lines at bus stops and enjoy more frequency.

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New York CityPass

1869 Reviews

$116.00

Get the New York CityPASS, the best deal in the Big Apple. Your New York CityPASS saves you time and money as you skip long ticket queues for entry to six of New York's premier attractions.

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Viator VIP: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and 9/11 Memorial

1388 Reviews

$109.00

Experience New York City like an insider on this action-packed VIP tour that includes early access to the Empire State Building, skip-the-line entry to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, an open-top bus tour, and a hop-on-hop-off cruise. You can upgrade to also include afternoon admission to the 9/11 Museum. Seem like a lot to do in one day? Opt to take your cruise the following day. It's a great way to see NYC’s newest sites and its most iconic attractions, and a Viator exclusive package that can't be booked anywhere else!

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Washington DC Day Trip from New York

1328 Reviews

$169.00

Explore beyond the Big Apple with a full-day tour to Washington DC from New York City. You'll capture the spirit of "the home of the brave and land of the free" as you visit the monuments and memorials of Washington DC.

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9/11 Memorial and Ground Zero Walking Tour with Optional 9/11 Museum Upgrade

1292 Reviews

$35.00

Gain a deeper understanding of the events surrounding the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, and the acts of heroism that rallied a nation on this 1.5 hour walking tour of Ground Zero. A certified guide with a personal connection to the events shares firsthand stories as you explore the site of the former World Trade Center and the National 9/11 Memorial, where you can pay tribute to the lives lost. Choose to upgrade and add on a ticket to the 9/11 Museum to see artifacts associated with that fateful day.

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Big Apple Helicopter Tour of New York

1231 Reviews

$185.00

See New York's famous landmarks from the air on an exhilarating 15-minute helicopter tour. You'll come face-to-face with the Statue of Liberty as you fly above the Hudson River. Admire the iconic Empire State Building, the silver Art Deco brilliance of the Chrysler Building, and the sprawling green expanse of Central Park. A must for any visitor to New York City!

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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Guided Tour

1226 Reviews

$57.00

Visits to the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island are musts in the Big Apple, especially for first-timers. On this 4-hour guided tour, you get priority boarding on the ferry from Manhattan to visit the two important historical sites. Tour Lady Liberty's turf before heading inside the pedestal for another perspective from observation decks. Then hop the ferry to Ellis Island and learn about the millions of people who arrived here between 1892 and 1954 in hope of living the American dream.

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Viator Exclusive: Statue of Liberty Monument Access and 9/11 Memorial

1143 Reviews

$49.00

Enjoy an in-depth experience of two top New York City attractions with this special-access tour, a Viator Exclusive available nowhere else. Learn about the history of New York on a guided walk down Wall Street, followed by a tour of two symbols of American freedom, liberty and perseverance: the Statue of Liberty and the 9/11 Memorial. After an immersive visit to the World Trade Center site with your expert guide, gain access to the reserve  line for the ferry to Liberty Island, offering sweeping views of Ellis Island, New York, New Jersey and New York Harbor. Enjoy an audio tour of Liberty Island and reserved access to the statue’s museum and pedestal. Then, snap photos of iconic Lady Liberty from the water and admire the NYC skyline on your ferry ride back to Lower Manhattan.

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New York City Guided Sightseeing Tour by Minibus

1110 Reviews

$65.00

Choose from three exciting itineraries over 4, 6 and 8 hours and enjoy a comprehensive small-group guided sightseeing tour of New York City by minibus! On all itineraries, you'll experience the sights and sounds of Lower Manhattan, Midtown Manhattan and Upper Manhattan, from Battery Park to Harlem, passing such famous sites as Times Square, Fifth Avenue, Central Park, Madison Square Garden and Greenwich. For a more in-depth experience, opt for the 6-hour tour and explore Wall Street, the South Street Seaport, One World Trade Center and more by foot, and enjoy a New York Harbor cruise for amazing views of the Statue Liberty. You'll also enjoy an authentic lunch in Little Italy at one of the neighborhood's oldest restaurants, Grotta Azzura. Upgrade to the full-day, 8-hour tour and receive all this plus admission to the observation deck atop Rockefeller Center, where you’ll get incredible panoramic views of the city below. The choice is yours!

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New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour

1046 Reviews

$89.00

EXPERTLY-GUIDED
Get accompanied by a licensed NYC tour guide, who will hop off at each stop to provide you with comprehensive & more private sightseeing experience
LUXURY BUSES
Ride in climate-controlled, luxury tour buses that offer comfortable and pleasant touring experience, as well as protection from weather elements
AWARD-WINNING
We're committed to providing more enjoyable sightseeing experience. Our Discover NY Tour is a recipient of numerous industry-recognized awards!
GUIDED WALKS
Enjoy 15-minute guided walking tours of NYC's iconic places - Central Park, Rockefeller Center, 9/11 Memorial & more!
BOAT CRUISE INCLUDED
Take a boat cruise for breathtaking views of NYC skyline from water! (Seasonal: included in the tour itinerary from April 1 - Dec 31)

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Manhattan Sky Tour: New York Helicopter Flight

1035 Reviews

$199.00

Take to the Manhattan skies for an exciting helicopter tour of New York City! Enjoy spectacular aerial views of Manhattan on this memorable 12-minute helicopter flight that takes you past the Statue of Liberty, New York's financial district of Wall Street and the humbling sight of Ground Zero. Catch a glimpse of the magnificent Empire State Building and historic Ellis Island for a truly birds-eye view of New York City!

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Circle Line: Complete Manhattan Island Cruise

1014 Reviews

$33.00

Sit back and unwind on a relaxing two and a half hour cruise around Manhattan Island. You'll see all the sights on the only New York cruise to circumnavigate Manhattan in its entirety.

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Niagara Falls Day Trip from New York by Air

916 Reviews

$549.00

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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Woodbury Common Premium Outlets Shopping Tour

773 Reviews

$42.00

Bring an empty suitcase along for a day of unbeatable brand-name shopping at low prices! Take a trip to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets for discount shopping on major brands and labels. Featuring 220 stores and eateries, there's no better place for a day of bargain shopping in New York.

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New York City Hop-on Hop-off Tour, Statue of Liberty Ferry Ticket and Top of the Rock or Empire State Building

773 Reviews

$109.00

Everything you need to see in New York with freedom and independence! Design your own itinerary of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Harlem on a hop-on hop-off double-decker bus tour, head over to Liberty Island to see the Statue of Liberty with a ferry ticket, cruise around the harbor and see the city from above with your choice of Top of the Rock Observation Deck or the Empire State Building admission.

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Harlem Sunday-Morning Gospel Tour

742 Reviews

$65.00

Spend Sunday morning in Harlem, the ethnically diverse borough of New York. You'll join a local church congregation and experience the soul-stirring power of gospel music on this special visit to one of New York City's most vital neighborhoods.

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Sex and the City Hotspots Tour

739 Reviews

$49.00

Follow in the fancy footsteps of Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda on a 'Sex and the City' tour! You'll conquer New York City and drink where the girls drink, shop where they shop, and gossip where they gossip.

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New York City Explorer Pass

696 Reviews

$76.99

With the New York City Explorer Pass, get access to over 50 top attractions, tours and activities all at one low price! See the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, admire sweeping views from the Empire State Building Observatory and much more. Enjoy the flexibility to create your own itinerary and sightsee at your own pace with the help of your complimentary guidebook. This is the easiest and most affordable way to experience the best of New York City! Save time with direct entry to attractions on your mobile device – simply show your pass using your smartphone!

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Big Bus New York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

696 Reviews

$55.00

Hop on and hop off at more than 30 stops around New York City with an open-top Big Bus tour, and visit NYC attractions at your own pace. Travel with ease by double-decker bus past world-famous landmarks including the Empire State Building, Times Square, Rockefeller Center and Central Park. With your 24-hour pass, ride two bus loops around Manhattan as you learn about the city's history from your engaging guide. Upgrade to a 48-hour pass and include a night bus tour of the city and a bus loop around Brooklyn, or to the 72-hour pass to include all tours plus a 1-hour sightseeing cruise of Lower Manhattan and admission to the Museum of the City of New York.

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Circle Line: Harbor Lights Night Cruise

670 Reviews

$37.99

Take an early-evening New York City Harbor Lights cruise and bask in the glow of the setting sun and glistening harbor lights. While listening to an entertaining and informative tour commentary, sip your favorite drink and watch the sun set, the moon rise and New York City light up for the night.

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Private Horse and Carriage Ride in Central Park

655 Reviews

$64.97

Enjoy a classic experience in New York City and enjoy an open-air carriage ride through stunning Central Park! Board a historic carriage, pulled by a beautiful horse, and enjoy a relaxing evening in the park with your loved one, friends or family.

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9/11 Memorial Museum Admission

641 Reviews

$28.00

The 9/11 Memorial Museum in Lower Manhattan preserves the history of the attacks on the World Trade Center, and documents the significance of those events through building remnants, personal artifacts, first-person accounts and multimedia displays. With this admission ticket, take a self-guided tour of the museum's memorial exhibition and 3-part historical exhibition, which commemorates the 2,983 people who were killed, honors those who risked their lives to save others, and reflects on the courage and compassion shown in the aftermath.

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NYC One World Observatory Skip-the-Line Ticket

630 Reviews

$38.11

There are a million things to experience in New York City, but this is one in a million. Located at the top three floors of the One World Trade Center, which is now the tallest building in the western hemisphere, the observatory boasts jaw-dropping views of Manhattan and its surrounds. With this admission ticket, you'll have access to all three Observatory floors for a memorable experience that offers fabulous photo ops, New York City history, and dining options to buy food or drinks high in the sky. Choose to upgrade to the priority combo ticket to skip all the lines with Priority Access security line and Express elevator to the top, Priority exit from the Observatory and access to the One World Explorer - the virtual guide iPad. Need more flexibility? Upgrade to the All-Inclusive Flex Admission to arrive anytime on your selected travel date, receive all the upgrades of a Priority Combo ticket plus enjoy a beverage at the top!

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World Trade Center Tour with Optional 9/11 Museum Ticket

627 Reviews

$25.00

The World Trade Center once stood tall and prominent, one of the world’s largest financial complexes and a symbol of New York City. This New York City walking tour takes you around Ground Zero to explore both the past and future of the World Trade Center. Visit the Ground Zero site and Financial district including the New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street and the Federal Reserve Bank. For a comprehensive look into the events of September 11, add admission to the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Whichever option you choose, this tour offers an unforgettable experience as you hear stories of the heroes of 9/11 and how New York City rose from the ashes of tragedy to flourish once more.

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The Lion King On Broadway

625 Reviews

$169.45

Book your tickets for the Tony-winning extravaganza 'The Lion King' on Broadway. A favorite with children and adults alike, 'The Lion King' is a visual and audio feast of colorful costumes and award-winning music by Elton John and Tim Rice. Don't miss your chance to see this popular Broadway show during your visit to New York City.

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New York Manhattan Scenic Helicopter Tour

591 Reviews

$249.00

Take to the skies on a helicopter tour to see New York's amazing skyline! On this scenic 18-minute helicopter flight you'll soar through the sky and experience a bird's eye view of Manhattan's world famous landmarks. This is the best view you can get of New York City!

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New York Dinner Cruise with Buffet

558 Reviews

$97.66

Grab your friends or that special someone and get ready for 3-hours of real New York fun! This New York dinner cruise includes a delicious buffet, an amazing DJ and breathtaking views of the New York skyline. Don't wait - add this dinner cruise to your New York itinerary today!

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Phantom of the Opera On Broadway

531 Reviews

$39.62

While you are in New York, don't miss your chance to see the longest-running Broadway show in history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's magical The Phantom of Opera. Enjoy seating in the prime Orchestra or Front Mezzanine section of New York's historic Majestic Theatre. The top tickets typically sell out weeks in advance, so book now to guarantee your seat at one of the world's most famous musical theater performances!

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New York Harbor Hop-on Hop-off Cruise including 9/11 Museum Ticket

527 Reviews

$54.99

Take the express route to the new National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City on a one-day hop-on-hop-off cruise through New York Harbor. Your hop-on hop-off ticket is valid for one day and includes timed admission to the 9/11 Museum, located within the archaeological heart of the World Trade Center site. The museum, containing over 100,000 square feet of exhibition space, tells the story of 9/11 through multimedia displays, archives, narratives and a collection of monumental and authentic artifacts. Intimate stories of loss, compassion and recovery are presented and the lives of every victim of the 2001 and 1993 attacks commemorated.

Outside you will find the twin reflecting pools of the 9/11 Memorial, inscribed with the names of the nearly 3,000 victims of the terror attacks. The reflecting pools, nearly an acre in size, feature the largest man-made waterfalls in North America and sit within the footprints where the Twin Towers once stood.

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Best of Brooklyn Half-Day Food and Culture Tour

525 Reviews

$139.00

The new culinary center of the Big Apple, where food and dining trends are dispersed to the rest of the country, is Brooklyn. And with this half-day tour, you can take a big bite out of it. From old ethnic enclaves to the latest hipster 'hoods, Brooklyn's dining scene is both diverse and cutting edge. Munch pierogies in Polish-dominated Greenpoint and hip farm-to-table fare in Williamsburg. This guided eating tour of New York's coolest and tastiest borough is ideal for foodies and the people who love them.

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2-Day Niagara Falls Tour from New York by Bus

474 Reviews

$320.00

Leave the hustle and bustle of New York City behind and enjoy a relaxing 2-day overnight trip to Niagara Falls. You'll travel to upstate New York by bus and visit both the American and Canadian sides of the falls to discover the majestic beauty of Niagara! The following day, you'll enjoy premium outlet shopping on the way back to New York. This overnight tour is a must-do when visiting New York City!

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All-Access 9/11 Experience: Ground Zero Tour, 9/11 Memorial and Museum, One World Observatory

463 Reviews

$109.00

This full experience of September 11th sites in Manhattan includes a 1.5-hour guided walking tour of Ground Zero and the 9/11 Memorial, entry to the 9/11 Museum and One World Observatory. As you're led by a local New Yorker guide with personal connection to the events of 9/11, hear stories of tragedy and heroism and gain a deeper understanding of the attack and aftermath. Select from two departure times when booking.

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Bateaux New York Dinner Cruise

454 Reviews

$199.37

On this luxury New York City dinner cruise, savor gourmet cuisine and enjoy live entertainment while soaking up breathtaking views of the Manhattan, New Jersey and Brooklyn skylines. Sail right by the Empire State Building, Battery Park, Statue of Liberty, South Street Seaport and more from the viewing decks or the fully-glass enclosed cabin, treating you to amazing views every second of your time on board. Upgrade to enjoy a romantic or first class VIP experience including a private table and a chilled bottle of Champagne!

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NYC TV and Movie Sites Tour

402 Reviews

$43.00

Take a guided tour of New York sites from your favorite movies and television shows, including ‘Friends,’ Birdman,’ ‘Girls’ and ‘Glee.’ On this must-do tour, your entertaining and in-the-know guide — an actor with insider knowledge— takes you to dozens of recognizable locations from TV and film. You’ll catch a glimpse of the Daily Bugle offices featured in ‘Spider-Man’ and spot the legendary Original Soupman who inspired a character featured on ‘Seinfeld,’ among many others. Come ready to sing your favorite show theme songs. Upgrade for priority coach seating!

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Philadelphia and Amish Country Day Trip from New York

389 Reviews

$169.00

Explore the countryside outside New York on a day trip to Philadelphia and Lancaster County, home of the Amish people. You'll drive through the beautiful Pennsylvania countryside, tour Philadelphia and its famous Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, and take an ride in an authentic Amish buggy.

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Complete New York, New York Helicopter Tour

364 Reviews

$285.00

Take the ultimate helicopter tour over New York! This 20-minute aerial tour covers all five Boroughs. You'll see the Statue of Liberty, Chrysler Building, Empire State, Central Park, and many other famous landmarks in a way that's impossible from the ground.

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Private New York Walking Tour with a Personal Photographer

322 Reviews

$74.37

Private Tour capturing all guests in photos with iconic NYC backdrops. All tours can be customized for your desired locations. You are emailed a photo gallery and zip-file within 48 hours.
We provide guests with loads of insights and suggestions for the remainder of your holiday such as dining, shopping and off the beaten path locations to visit.
We also orient out guests to the NYC subway which will be invaluable to you throughout your stay.

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NYC Central Park Bike Rental

321 Reviews

$8.17

Fall in love with New York City’s Central Park as you bike around and explore the area at your own pace. Pick up your bike at a convenient location, just two blocks from Central Park, and spend time discovering all that this beautiful park has to offer. Choose from 1-hour to 2-day bike rental options. Bike rentals regularly selling out weeks in advance during the peak season, so book ahead of time to avoid disappointment!

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