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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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Viator VIP: NYC Night Helicopter Flight and Statue of Liberty Cruise
"Your adventure begins at the Downtown Heliport at Pier 6 when you board a luxury helicopter for a 15-minute helicopter flight. Your helicopter flight takes place after dark offering you views of the magnificent New York skyline lit up at night. Listen to your friendly pilot share fascinating facts and anecdotes as you spot some of the city's most famous sights. Marvel at sensational views of the Brooklyn Bridge and World Financial Center Chelsea Piers Time Warner Center and Ground Zero as well as New Jersey attractions such as the Goldman Sachs Tower Colgate Clock and Liberty State Park. After your helicopter ride
From $249.00
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

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Model Boat Sailing on the Conservatory Water

In Central Park, at the pond known as the Conservatory Water, remote control model sailboats can be rented. This location, by the way is well worth a visit in it own right, especially in spring when...
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May 17, 2012

Skateboard , NYC style

Hey Mols,Skaters in frigid NYC have had real luck this winter, due to the Dietch Gallery's current exhibition, which includes a fantastic kidney bowl. A wooden sculpture with pool coping all the way...
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Apr 04, 2011

Horseback Riding in Central Park

Built in 1892 the Claremont Riding Academy is the oldest operating stable in New York. Home to the many horses that walk the short distance to the Park it provides boarding facilities and courteous...
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Jul 10, 2006

Rowing on Central Park: Step into the Past!

In the spring and summer and for a month in autumn, small rowboats cross the watery Central Park lake and are definitely a part of the entire Central Park experience!Visitors enjoyed this pasttime...
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Jul 10, 2006

Rent a Bike in Central Park!

You can completely go around Central Park, not stopping of course, in less then an hour.**You have to stay on the main roads (all really well marked) and there is a bike/running path so you don't have...
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Apr 06, 2005

Biking, Jogging, Skating...

In Central Park there is always something going on in summer. It is a pleasure to walk through. I have seen many skaters, cyclists and many people running around to keep their body in shape. It is a...
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Jan 10, 2004

Roller Blading in Central Park

Come the weekend and the people of New York are out in force in Central park.One particular area near the open banstand is used by roller bladers, both old and young.Sit and watch for a while as these...
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Oct 15, 2003

Skate Central

One of the best things about moving to New York from San Francisco is the fact that there are almost no hills, the city is flat. This makes it a great city to see on rollerblades. A significant amount...
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Feb 20, 2003

Does a walk in the park count?

Aawwww Central Park! A beautiful park in the daytime! What a place for a picnic, a stroll, fresh air, and a place to meet others, who share your same interests! Take a horse drawn buggy ride with your...
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Jan 26, 2003

Hockey In Central Park Feb. 2005

We watched lots of kids and dads play hockey together, it was really nice. They all lugged their own equipment in rolling bags. I guess that goes with the hobby.
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Mar 26, 2005

Central Park Amateur Games

Go to Central Park and get amateur games for fun.Lot's to learn with those guys.Softball game with the NBC people. Somewhere aroud there is a very well know TV presenter which name I don't remember. ...
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Jun 07, 2003


Central Park is full of roller-bladers, cyclists, joggers, walkers, etc, at weekends. The entire route is about 5 miles long - I did this jog once on a hot summer's day and once was enough.
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Dec 15, 2002
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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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