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Sightseeing in New York
City by Sarah Manners
New York City is one of the
greatest tourist destinations in the world; a city steeped in history and
culture and boasting some of the greatest architectural attractions in
the world, there is no shortage of things to do and see while visiting
the Big Apple.
|In fact if you are planning
on visiting you should plan your itinerary quite carefully as the likelihood
that you will be able to fit in a visit to every one of the greatest New
York attractions is slim.
While the legendary attractions
like the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Central Park and
Times Square are a definite must, there is so much more to New York Travel.
There are the artworks at Whitney Museum of American Art, MoMA and Metropolitan
Museum of Art; the spectacular architecture encompassed by Brooklyn Bridge
and the Flatiron and Chrysler Buildings and of course, the fantastic retail
With so much to do and see
many visitors opt to take a New York sightseeing tour or two during their
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There are a wide variety
York City tours available, so the tours you decide on will depend entirely
on your preferences.
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|New York Sightseeing
A Bird's Eye View
If you are looking for something
a little out of the ordinary when it comes to New York sightseeing tours,
an air tour of the Big Apple is a must. Viewing this amazing city from
a helicopter is truly extraordinary as it gives you a perspective that
you will not get from land based New York tours. There are various New
York air tours available which range from comprehensive sightseeing tours
of New York City to Statue of Liberty tours and romantic flights over Manhattan.
New York cruise tours give
travelers the opportunity to take in the sights and sounds of the Big Apple
from a distance.
There are various types of
cruise tours available in New York; there are day cruises around Manhattan
harbor, glamorous dinner and dancing cruises, Statue of Liberty tour cruises
and cruises in which you watch the glittering holiday lights. Cruises are
an excellent option to keep in mind when considering which New York sightseeing
tour to book during your holiday in the Big Apple.
Shop Till You Drop
New York and shopping are
synonymous concepts - there is no better way to visit the most eclectic
range of retail havens than with a New York shopping tour. Visit the Garment
District; feast your eyes on the magnificent window displays along Madison
Avenue, behold the splendors of Saks Fifth Avenue or buy trinkets from
the street vendors on Canal Street. A New York sightseeing tour of this
variety will give you a great introduction to sumptuous shopping in New
Step by Step
Walking tours in New York
are extremely popular as you get to experience many of the attractions
that are not even visible from the bus tour routes. New York tour guides
will show you locations where historic events took place, share the stories
of the generations who tread the paths before you and expose you to some
of the city's hidden gems. The Luxury Chocolate Walking Tour is an absolute
must for any chocolate lover visiting New York. The chocolate treats from
the street cafes and bistros of the Upper East Side will leave you with
a new appreciation for this heavenly delight.
|Beautiful Bus Routes
One of the most popular
offerings when it comes to New York sightseeing tours, bus tours allow
visitors to experience quite a lot as they cover more ground than walking
tours. There are several types of bus tours in New York and the tour you
select will depend what your main interests are. There are tours that focus
solely on the main attractions, historical tours, movie and television
tours and tours that expose travelers to a little bit of everything.
One of the most popular bus
tours in New York City "Sex in the City" tour which features 40 locations
from the hit television series. Sit on Carrie's apartment stoop, visit
the series' local bar and pass the shoe store where Carrie blew most of
her salary checks.
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No matter which type of tour
you chose you are bound to be enthralled by the views, attractions and
the sights and sounds that are unique to New York City.
About the Author: At New
York Journey we have developed an informative, up-to-date directory
of New York attractions and fantastic New York Hotels. There are also several
New York sightseeing tours available on this site during which you will
get the chance to see the top New York City attractions.