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New York City Downtown Experience

  • Get the full downtown NYC experience
  • Get a comprehensive tour of the city on both a hop-on hop-off bus tour and a hop-on hop-off ferry tour
  • Admission to the 9/11 Museum and the One World Observatory are included
New York City Downtown Experience
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New York City Downtown Experience
Get the full New York City Downtown Experience with this package of activities. See the sights at your own pace with this combination tour that includes a ticket for a hop-on hop-off ferry tour, a hop-on hop-off bus tour, admission to the 9/11 Museum and admission to the One World Observatory. Explore on your own time and do the activities in any order you like; see Itinerary section below for a full list of included stops and attractions.
What to Expect
Explore Downtown Manhattan with this all-inclusive tour package! The Downtown Experience offers the chance to see it all plus flexibility and convenience. On your Downtown Loop Hop-on Hop-off bus tour, a knowledgeable and professional guide will offer insightful narration as you pass through Times Square, Chinatown, Little Italy and Battery Park – just to name a few of Lower Manhattan’s fascinating neighborhoods.

You’ll see incredible sights, such as the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty and more! Simply hop off at any of the 21 convenient stops throughout the city and wander at your leisure. When you’re ready to continue the tour, hop back on the next bus!

On your Hop-On, Hop-Off Sightseeing Cruise, which includes 4 hop-off locations for optimal exploration, you’ll have the unique chance to discover NYC from the water. The 1.5-hour cruise boasts unobstructed views of the Manhattan skyline aboard a relaxing ferry boat with indoor and outdoor seating.

You’ll also have included entry to two of the most popular NYC attractions, the 9/11 Museum and One World Observatory at One World Trade Center. At the 9/11 Museum explore the story of 9/11 through interactive technology, archives, narratives and a collection of artifacts. 

Finally, ascend to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere in less than sixty seconds. Explore three levels filled with innovation and inspiration – and some of the most stunning views in the city!
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Allan France is the BEST

We completely lucked out having Allan France as our tour guide, he was funny, engaging, knowledgeable and helpful.

Thank thekeens04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Truly Awful - don't waste your time, money, or effort

Where to begin? Firstly it's inconvenient to only have one place to redeem the Sightseeing Pass for the tour (unless you're already in the centre of Manhattan). Secondly, the location of where to redeem it had changed! Many websites were outdated and gave the wrong...More

Thank Mat J
Reviewed 4 July 2018
New York Double Decker Tour

For many years we always wanted to do a Double Decker tour in downtown Manhattan. On this trip we finally did it were totally pleased with the entire experience., Riding on the bus top deck we were really able to get a great view of...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 17 June 2018

It was my first time getting in the GrayLine Bus Tour! The bus guide did an EXCELLENT presentation and job! His name is ALLAN FRANCE! He knew what he was talking about, showed experience, knowledge and interest on what he was doing and sharing with...More

Thank cynthiacruz67
Julia K, Guest Relations Manager at Gray Line New York Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Cynthiacruz67: Thank you for your review of our bus tours. While we strive to provide all of our guest with safe and pleasant experience, we know that we don't always hit the mark. However, comments like yours always let us know when we get...More

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile
Very poor service

Very poor service. Began with Problem with the vouchers. We had a group of 18. The agents said they would get ya on a bus together but then seated us on the bottom of the bus. We had specific reservations for the day so this...More

2  Thank Debra B
Julia K, Guest Relations Manager at Gray Line New York Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to comment on our tours. We strive to provide a safe and pleasant experience for all of our customers, and while we may not always hit the mark, it's reviews like yours that help us to pinpoint weak points...More

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