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Full Day Ultimate Manhattan Guided Sightseeing Tour

Highlights
  • Full-day best of Manhattan tour
  • Includes tickets to the Top of the Rock Observation Deck
  • Stop at the 9/11 Memorial
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Full Day Ultimate Manhattan Guided Sightseeing Tour
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8-hr Ultimate Manhattan Tour
8-hour Manhattan tour including guided walks, 1-hour New York Harbor cruise and Top of the Rock admission. Departs at 9:00am from a central Midtown location.
US$109.00
Overview
See the very best of Manhattan on a full-day sightseeing tour by double decker bus that includes an hour-long New York Harbor cruise, so you can see the Statue of Liberty from the water. Visit Rockefeller Center, the 9/11 Memorial, Grant’s Tomb, and Little Italy, and get a bird's-eye view of the city from the Top of the Rock Observation Deck. Along the way, you’ll pass through fascinating neighborhoods in Uptown, Midtown, and Downtown, and hear stories about New York history, culture, and daily life.
What to Expect
Make your way to a central location in Midtown Manhattan to meet a guide and group for a day-long tour of Manhattan highlights. Board a double decker bus and take off through the city streets, driving through New Yorks most famous (or infamous) neighborhoods. Cruise down Museum Mile, where you’ll have views of the Guggenheim, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Jewish Museum.

Pass Central Park, Times Square, Greenwich Village, and the Financial District, with a guide to point out the most important sights in each destination. You’ll make four stops to stretch your legs and keep exploring.

See the high rises at Rockefeller Center, and head to the very top of the “30 Rock” building to get views of the city from the Top of the Rock Observation Deck. Continue to the 9/11 Memorial to the victims of the 2001 attacks on New York City, then visit the General Grant National Memorial, where Ulysses S. Grant is buried.

Explore Little Italy, with a break for a classic Italian lunch at Grotta Azzurra (own expense), then head to the water to board an hour-long sightseeing cruise across New York Harbor. Following the cruise, this full-day Manhattan tour concludes at Rockefeller Center.
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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Worst BusTour Ever

First, it started late. Second, there were several buses all leaving for different tours at the same time with passengers on the incorrect buses, leading to my first point. Third, the guide was difficult to understand. Fourth, the guide talked more about his personal life...More

Thank RyanfromIowa
Reviewed 7 June 2018
Guide's Accent So Thick, We Couldn't Understand

We bought the most expensive daylong tour. We had a guide from Africa, whose accent was so strong, we couldn't understand a single word. It was a horribly disappointing day. Plus our trip made a stop at Chelsea Market in the morning. Most stores were...More

Thank Karin E
Reviewed 21 May 2018
Private NYC Tour

I took 10 work colleagues to NY for the weekend and wanted to show them the highlights of the city. Our guide for the morning was Simi who was not only very knowledgeable but extremely engaging. Everyone enjoyed the tour including a picnic in Central...More

Thank pvpb12
Julia K, Guest Relations Manager at Gray Line New York Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Dear pvpb12: Thank you for the lovely review. We appreciate it and we appreciate you! We hope you will travel with us again. Try us in other cities.

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Manhattan Tour

A great full day tour. Started near Times Square and headed downtown, Evita our guide was really knowledgeable pointing out many landmarks and giving lots of facts, tips and information along the way. We got off the bus and walked along the High Line, then...More

Thank dmc201
Julia K, Guest Relations Manager at Gray Line New York Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience on the Manhattan Experience tour. We will be sure to let Evita know you enjoyed the tour. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 8 April 2018
JUST. DON'T. DO. IT.

We did the Manhattan Experience Tour operated by Gray Line Tours. It was a waste of time and money. False advertising on their website leads you to believe that you will actually EXPERIENCE what Manhattan has to offer. Instead, you merely drive by sites. 1....More

Thank sqdurham
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