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Brooklyn Bridge Guided Bike Tour
"This 2-hour tour takes you up in the air above New York City! The entire New York Harbor will be visible including the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Staten Island the port of Brooklyn and several miles of the New Jersey coastline. Descend into Brooklyn seeing NYC’s Financial District from across the river followed by historic houses of Brooklyn Heights. You will return over the bridge
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New York Harbor Hop-on Hop-off Cruise including One World Observatory Ticket
"After departing from Pier 79 in Midtown the cruise will stop at Battery Park a short walk from One World Observatory where you have timed admission. Your hop-on hop-off ticket is valid for one day allowing you to design your own sightseeing itinerary for your trip to the Big Apple. Hop on and off as often as you want and enjoy informative and amusing commentary as you go! The boats will give you up-close views of the Statue of Liberty Ellis Island
From $58.00
Private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
"Meet your guide (at the time of your choice) inside Castle Clinton on the southern tip of Manhattan and board the ferry. Enjoy priority boarding without waiting in a line and hear anecdotes about Battery Park New York Harbor and the surrounding areas . Once on the island we head to the pedestal and gain access to the exclusive Statue of Liberty Museum. Highlights include one of the original statue torches rare memorabilia and the plaque with the poem ""The New Colossus"" that was at the base of the statue from 1903 until the 1980's.  Take in the sights of the New York skyline on the observation deck. Enjoy free time to do some shopping and get a once-in-a lifetime photo o
From $114.00

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Public Rest Room

Until New York City makes good on its long-held promise to install public rest rooms along the city’s sidewalks tourists and locals will have to make do with those already established.One such public...
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Feb 14, 2011

The Best Public Bathroom in Midtown

The Disney Store on Fifth Avenue has a clean, excellent, easily accessible restroom on their basement level. It's easy to get to, no-one has to unlock it for you, and their lower level is quiet and...
Sep 13, 2007

Offer to Help

I recommend walking the Brooklyn Bridge, either from Manhattan to Brooklyn or vice versa. It is absolutely wonderful. I would like to provide anyone with information on planning a trip to NYC/5...
Feb 20, 2007

Useful Website For New York Restaurant Info

Check out the webpage,, if you know a kind of food you want but not a restaurant- this website lets you look at the menus of a ton of restaurants in Manhattan but not in the other...
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Apr 05, 2005

Big Apple Greeters

I saw this service advertised in one of the budget travel magazines, I sent off a note to see if I could get one for my recent trip but they didn't have a greeter available. Try to send a request off...
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Jan 30, 2005

Public Restrooms

I love that there are public restrooms everywhere, and that they are free. In my country you have to pay for almost every public toilet you go to. Sometimes up to $1, which I think is rediculous. If...
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Jan 22, 2004

Big Apple Greeter Service - FREE

Big Apple Greeter: a free service to welcome visitors to NYC. A NYC local volunteer shows you around the various parts of the city. Advanced reservations recommended.212-669-8159,...
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Jan 29, 2003

Go on Jerry's tour starting at...

Go on Jerry's tour starting at the international youth hostel on 103rd street on Saturdays at 8am. He takes you on a FREE 18 mile walk around new york. You haven't seen new york till you go with...
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City Tours - CityPass

We purchased a 7day pass online through the Qantas site which offered a discounted price. The pass allows you to go to the front of the line and save money along the way. There are a number of tourist...
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African Burial Ground National Monument

During excavation for a new office building, in lower Manhattan, a burial ground of about 400 slaves was unearthed, and digging quickly stopped. Some 200 bodies still remain buried here, and in its...
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Manhattan Municipal Building

Build in 1913 with the height of 170 m and 40 floors looks like a replica of Moskow university building with the 7 sisters of moskow .Surface is 60000 sq m. The 20 ft high gilded statue of 'Civic...
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Ahh, the Triangle Beneath Canal Street or more popularly called the TRIBECA. the district was formerly an area of industry with many industrial buildings but fell into hard times in the 60's and...
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Ground Zero - World Trade Center

We walked over here and sat for a while after walking around the 9/11 Memorial. It was a gorgeous and warm afternoon and the breeze off the water was welcoming and refreshing. Directly across from us...
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National September 11 Memorial

I tell most people what the volunteers at the museum told me - if you visit New York frequently, consider getting the membership. I wanted to see everything while I was there, but for myself and many...
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