New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour

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  • Live Guide
  • E-Ticket
  • 6 hr

Get accompanied by a licensed NYC tour guide, who will hop off at each stop to provide you with a comprehensive & more private sightseeing experience Ride in climate-controlled tour buses that offer a comfortable and pleasant touring experience, as well as protection from weather elements. Enjoy 15-minute guided walking tours of NYC's iconic places - Central Park, Rockefeller Center, 9/11 Memorial and more! Take a ferry ride for breathtaking views of the NYC skyline from the water!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: USA Guided Tours NY

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Times Square

Drive through

Pass By: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts


Stop At: Central Park

Part of the guided tour of Strawberry Fields

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Dakota

Part of the guided tour of Strawberry Fields

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial

After a drive through the Times Square area, the first stop is at Central Park West and 72nd Street, at the Dakota Building (former home of John Lennon). The stop includes a short guided walk into Central Park to visit the Strawberry Fields with the Imagine mosaic dedicated to John Lennon, as well as the views of other sites in the area such as the luxury condominiums that numerous celebrities call home. We'll also drive by Central Park Zoo, famous Plaza Hotel and Carnegie Hall.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: St. Patrick's Cathedral

Walk-by as part of the Rockefeller Center stop

Stop At: Rockefeller Center

The second stop on the tour is Rockefeller Center, for views of St. Patrick's Cathedral, the location of the ice skating rink and Christmas Tree, and NBC's Today Show set.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Fifth Avenue


Pass By: New York Public Library


Stop At: Madison Square Park

The third stop is Madison Square Park - the original location of Madison Square Garden Arena. This area provides spectacular views of dramatic architecture featured in numerous books and films: the Flatiron Building (Godzilla, Spider-Man), the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower (The Runaway Skyscraper, Futurama), and the Empire State Building (King Kong, Independence Day). The tour continues with a drive through some of the iconic NYC's neighborhoods, such as Greenwich Village, Soho, Chinatown, and the Financial District.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Flatiron Building

Seen from Madison Square Park (outside only)

Pass By: Empire State Building

Seen from Madison Square Park (outside only)

Pass By: MetLife Building

Seen from Madison Square Park

Pass By: Greenwich Village


Pass By: SoHo


Pass By: Chinatown


Pass By: Trinity Church


Stop At:

45-minute lunch stop at Gansevoort Liberty Market, located near the 9/11 Memorial and World Trade Center (not included in the tour price)

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum

The fourth stop is the World Trade Center, as we visit the 9/11 Memorial. The tour does not include entry into the 9/11 Museum, but visitors can walk the grounds of the Memorial, visit the waterfalls of "Reflecting Absence," (the footprints of where the original twin towers stood), and see the Survivor Tree that stood through the destruction of 9/11.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex


Pass By: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum


Stop At: New York Harbor

The fifth stop is a ferry ride on the Staten Island Ferry to experience magnificent views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn skyline!

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Brooklyn Bridge

Seen from the Staten Island Ferry

Pass By: Statue of Liberty

Seen from the Staten Island Ferry
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