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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

Subway at Night Tips (15)

Stay away at night

While it's possible to get into trouble anywhere at any time, generally speaking, Manhattan is a safe place to visit. Having said that, some areas may be a little less safe than others, especially...
lefty1
Jul 17, 2007

Pushers in the Subways!

When you are in the subway. Do not stand close to the rail. There are people who push you in to the rail. The rail is electrified. You do not want to die. Keep your distance, until the Train has...
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April1985
Jul 24, 2006

Subway at night? Ride the front car...

Howdy do....okay, so NYC is considered the safest large city in the United States. But, if you are riding the subway alone, at night, I recommend you ride the front or first car.With the conductor...
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gilescorey
Jul 14, 2006

As in all big cities, be aware of surroundings.

I've found NYC to be safe every time I've been there. I've even ridden the subway at 4 in the morning with no problems. But, like all other big cities, there are places you shouldn't go after dark....
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dawgfan
Feb 26, 2006

A safer NYC....

Even though you must always keep in mind that you're in a huge city and subject to the risks that exist in every similar city around the world, I must say NYC seems to be a safer place than it was a...
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Laura_Mexico
Jan 26, 2006

List of things not to do in NYC

I have lived in New York City my entire life. I have created a list of things that tourists coming to NYC should not do, here they are:1. if you are White stay in downtown or Midtown Manhattan. 2. Do...
MidnightHeat
Jan 22, 2006

Taking subway at night...

If you're late and taking the subway, make sure you choose the middle carriage where there are more people. Don't let urself be in the situation showed in this photo... see i took the risk to take the...
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RinaNeo
May 11, 2005

New York my safe little home

New York is really not dangerous. Maybe it WAS dangerous, but at this time, compared to the other cities I've lived in, it's pretty damn safe. As with all cities you should have some comman sense....
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eclair_smiles
Mar 01, 2005

How not to look like a tourist in NYC: Part 1

By popular demand my series continues on : How not to look like a tourist in New York City baby. Take my advice, and you'll blend in. Here we go:The DONT's in NYC:1. Do not I repeat, (are you...
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Sexy_European
Jan 17, 2005

Subways late at night

The subway is generally safe most hours, however it can become unsafe in the late hours of the night or wee hours of the morning when usage drops off.Still riding the subway alone at 3:00 am without...
lovenewyawk
Mar 29, 2004

Subways during the day, cabs at night

Manhattan has really cleaned up and I was impressed by the presence of police officers and security guards in stores and most corners of major streets all over the city.I took the subway during the...
concierge562
Aug 13, 2003

Make sure what Metro line you get on

It´s kind of confusing sometimes and you will find yourself in Harlem maybe, as it happened to me.Don´t trust anybody on the streets who tells you any stories of lost purses as it happened to a friend...
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Bigs
Sep 08, 2002
 
 
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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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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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