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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

Queens Food Tours - Flavors of Long Island City

Queens is a pretty confusing place and everything is scattered around. Took a food tour with Queens Food Tours (queensfoodtours.com) which combines food, history and culture. We ate from some of the...
Jenny0170
Sep 06, 2016

Socrates Sculpture Park

Its a park that is also an art space. Movie Nights normally held on Wednesday normally displays local artists from varying descents or international and to go along with it they will serve the food...
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iam1wthee
May 30, 2009

Queens - a walking tour

Crossing East River to New York's borough Queens is equal to leaving tourist New York. Already in the subway, you'll see hardly any tourists but rather commuters on their way to or from work...I took...
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King_Golo
Jan 17, 2008

The other 4 Boroughs

If you really want to get off the beaten path in New York City, go to the outer boroughs. A lot of tourists are probably afraid of places like the Bronx and Brooklyn, but if you go there and survive...
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Burbott
Oct 04, 2006

The Bohemian Hall Garden

If you want to feel like in those beer gardens that you can find in Europe everywhere in summer you can't miss the Bohemian Hall Garden in Queens. One of the last beer gardens in New York, the...
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chichecito
Jun 30, 2006

See a scale model of all the buildings in NY

From their website: The Panorama of the City of New York is the jewel in the crown of the collection of the Queens Museum of Art. Built by Robert Moses for the 1964 World’s Fair, in part as a...
devil66
Mar 10, 2006

Little India

New York has a large Indian community. I think the Indian food here is not as good as in London, but still not bad. There are a couple of concentrated areas known as Little India. The first (more...
devil66
Mar 07, 2006

Flushing, Queens, NYC

Ok. This is very out of the way of what you would expect of a tip on NYC. But I feel that this place is worth a mention. China-Town can be found on Manhattan in all of its commercial glory, but you...
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Maeniel
Aug 31, 2004

South of the border Cuisine

There are informal, moderately priced restaurants that offer Brazilian, Colombian, Argentinan, Peruvian and Mexican dishes in Queens.I like Churrascaria Girasol, my bfrnd thinks its the closest you...
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Matravel
May 06, 2004

Lil India

New York City is one of the most culturally diverse cities, but most tourists do not visit the many ethnic neighborhoods NY has to offer. THe most visited are CHinatown and Little Italy, but there is...
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liqdstar
Mar 19, 2004

Queens Museum of Art

Take the 7 train to Shea Stadium. Nearby is the Queens Museum of Art which has a special exhibit that displays a to-scale-replica of New York City. It even goes into so much detail that it has the...
richardll
Feb 24, 2004

Kissena Park in Queens

well, if u wanna take a day triphey, queens is just a part of New York and it's huge, it's not just ghetto.. well there are bad areas and nice areas..this park was pretty close to my friend's...
randychiara
Feb 03, 2004
 
 
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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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Tribeca

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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