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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
 
New York City Luxury Bus Tour and Harbor Cruise
"Your experience will begin by boarding a state-of-the-art luxury vehicle. You will be greeted by a licensed professional NYC tour guide and start your adventure to get to know the city of New York.During the tour you will find out information abo the Metropolitan Museum of Art Grand Central Terminal Madison Square Park Wall Street the 9/11 Memorial and more. Continue your experience on a 1-hour guided sightseeing cruise of New York Harbor. Take in the city's most amazing views as you admire the famous Manhattan skyline passing iconic New York attractions including the Statue of Liberty
From $109.00
 
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

That Yellow Taxi Cab

Getting around NYC by taxi or cab as it is referred to is the easiest but not always the fastest way to get from point A to point B. Just stand by the curb with your arm stretched out and an available...
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Gypsystravels
May 11, 2016

What a Scam

Took a cap from JFK to Union City. Was a flat fee, with the price of alreade USD 170,-. When we arrived at the location I had to pay USD 223 instead of USD 170. The toll wasn't included the yellow cab...
philphilphil
Jul 21, 2015

Taxi

Taxis are a very easy way to travel the city, next to the subway. However, they get stuck in traffic as well and aroud 6PM, none can be found.When the lights on the roof are out, the cab is in use....
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kbl
Dec 22, 2014

Hunt Valley Motor Coach Tours

This was a great way to get to New York. We drove to a secure park and ride and had to be there 6:00 am sharp. We just sat back, relaxed and let them worry about the traffic, toll bridges, and...
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Yaqui
Sep 14, 2013

TAXI !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

On our first trip to NYC , when I was just a boy !! we basically took taxi cabs everywhere because I was too scared to walk arund Manhatten! You will never be waiting longer for a cab in New York ,...
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GrantBoone
Nov 20, 2010

How to Ride New York's Notorious Taxis

A cab’s availability is indicated by the lights on the top of the car. When just the center light showing the medallion number is lit, the cab is empty and available. When no lights are lit, the cab...
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machomikemd
Oct 30, 2010

The Ubiquitous NY Yellowcab Taxis!

the Ubiquitous and World Famous Ney York Taxicabs are operated by private companies and licensed by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission. "Medallion taxis", the familiar yellow cabs, are...
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machomikemd
Oct 30, 2010

Taxis from and to the airport

Taxis are pretty expensive in Canada so we tend to avoid them as much as possible. However, we quickly found out that if you don't feel like hauling your suitcase on-board a packed bus or subway,...
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Jefie
Apr 22, 2010

taxis from the airport

definitely take a cab! dont transfer to LGA. that would take forever.in nyc we tip cabbies, waiters at service restuarants & other people in service to you. i think 15-20% is expected based on the...
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nomadNY
Apr 13, 2010

Take a Cab

If you are traveling in a group of more than two people and don't plan on going very far, it may be cheaper and more convenient to take a taxi as opposed to the subway. Subway fare in New York is more...
peach93
Feb 22, 2010

Yellow taxis

A useful fallback when you've had enough of walking. The taxis are ubiquitous, and in fact outnumber other road traffic. The prices are less than in the UK.You must hail them from the correct side of...
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miniman2804
Oct 11, 2009

Train vs. Cab

The only reason I did not opt for the train is because of time. In Sunday afternoon traffic, how long would the cab ride be? If travel time is roughly the same or if a cab just isn't economical, then...
josepht
Oct 20, 2008
 
 
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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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