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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
From $49.00
 
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

Grand Central Terminal Tips (28)

Grand Central Station

New York's Grand Central Station (a.k.a. Grand Central Terminal or GCT) is the terminus for the Metro North Railway's Hudson, Harlem, and New Haven commuter rail lines. Used primarily by commuters,...
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travelfrosch
Sep 06, 2014

TRAVEL LIKE A NEW YORKER, NOT LIKE A LOST TOURISTS

WELL, IF YOUR IN A RUSH TO GET TO MIDTOWN - MANHATTAN, YES, YOU CAN TAKE THE BUS WHICH DROPS YOU RIGHT ON 42ND STREET WHICH IS CALLED GRAND CENTRAL STATION. THE COST OF ONE WAY FROM JFK TO GRAND...
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listenandlearn
Apr 30, 2012

Grand Central Station

The United States is not exactly noted for its mass transit system which is not surprising considering the part it played in popularizing the automobile. While the latter development has brought about...
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richiecdisc
May 24, 2010

Subway & Metro North

Grand Central Station isn't just a train station. It is an architectural masterpiece. You can catch the Metro North to parts of Upstate New York and Connecticut( Harlem, Hudson, New Haven line) . Also...
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penpoison
Jan 08, 2007

Penn Station is the Hubub

Penn Station is the hubub or central station in New York City. Once you are there, you can travel anywhere inside or outside of the state as long as it is connected to a metro line or train line. Odds...
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RawdgerDodger
Jul 15, 2006

If you're in upstate, this is a good tip

Well, the metro north train on the red line usually charges 6.50$ to get to Grand Central from the last station in New York State. What i suggest is to pay a ride until Fordham train station (2...
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chichecito
Jun 30, 2006

Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central now is nothing from what it used to be. Originally a shared depot on 42nd street it quickly became Grand Central Station. According to the official web site considered one of the three...
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cjg1
May 22, 2006

Grand Central Terminal

Central Terminal is very alive at all times. Grand Central Terminal is the hub for all Metro-North Services as well as providing subway, bus and airport bus services.There are lots of shops inside...
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isolina_it
Apr 20, 2006

Grand Central Terminal

There is everything inside the Grand Central Terminal: shops, restaurants, bars, and, obviously, trains. It is situated in 42nd Street and Park Avenue. US trains are comfortable and all with air...
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ZiOOlek
Nov 23, 2005

Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal (often still called Grand Central Station, although technically that is the name of the nearby post office and New York City Subway station on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line)...
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seamandrew
Nov 21, 2005

Metro-North to the Suburbs

Grand Central Terminal is home to MTA's Metro North and is a subway hub, serving commuters both to and from the northern suburbs. (If you want to go to New Jersey, you have to go to Penn Station.) For...
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cruisingbug
Mar 18, 2005

Take a train in to town

Many trains arrive in to Grand Central Terminal from surrounding areas, however, it is a site to see in itself. There is the famous clock and the turquoise backed astrological frescos on the ceilings,...
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Feb 12, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near New York City

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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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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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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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