Whether you're interested in sailing to the Statue of Liberty, taking in the skyline at night or seeing the rich history and culture of Lower Manhattan, New York City offers numerous tours—and any number of vehicles in which to enjoy them. Seeing the City by double-decker bus, boat or helicopter can make for a memorable visit, as well as a convenient, affordable way to appreciate all of NYC’s major attractions. City Experts NYC offers more than 65 different tour options. Explore them below, click to purchase tickets and start planning your perfect NYC trip today.
With so many attractions in New York City, a fast and easy way to see them all is with a hop-on, hop-off bus tour. The CitySightseeing All Around Town 48 Hour Tour takes you to a number of sights in Brooklyn, downtown and uptown Manhattan and the Bronx, and offers views of the sparkling city skyline at night. The All Around Town 72 Hour Tour gives you a little more time to take in the sights, or you can upgrade the 72-hour tour to include admission to a top attraction. There are also bus tours that focus on one borough or neighborhood.
Price: $64–$103 ($54–$93 for children ages 3–11)
Great for: Visitors to NYC who want to see all the sights in a limited amount of time.
Freestyle New York Tour
The Freestyle New York Tour lets you build your own attraction pass (to either three or five sights) from a list that includes popular museums, tours, attractions and dining vouchers. This 72-hour tour takes place on a double-decker bus and gives visitors access to a variety of New York City sights. Customers can use it without committing to an itinerary in advance, since the pass allows access to all participating venues—sightsee at your own pace. In addition, there is a VIP option that allows you to skip the line at many of the more popular attractions.
Price: $139–$194 ($119–$184 for children ages 3–11)
Great for: Visitors to NYC who prefer unrestricted sightseeing options.
See everything on these all-encompassing City adventures. Choose from a guided eight-hour, six-hour or four-hour bus tour that covers such iconic highlights as SoHo, the Museum Mile, Rockefeller Center and Harlem. Whether you choose a daylong outing with lunch in Little Italy, a harbor cruise and Top of the Rock access, or a morning sampling of must-see sights, this is a great way to see it all.
Price: $65–$109 ($55–$84 for children ages 3–11)
Great for: Guests who are brand-new to the City and don’t want to miss a thing.
Enjoy New York City's incredible skyscrapers and get panoramic views along the harbor from aboard a boat. Cruise by the South Street Seaport, Brooklyn Bridge and Wall Street with a 90-minute Skyline Cruise, or spend your evening cruising by famous landmarks and Manhattan's iconic skyline with a Twilight Cruise. The list goes on and on, with options that include lunch, dinner, architectural highlights and cruising on specialized sailing vessels.
Price: $29–$192 ($18–$192 for children ages 3–11)
Great for: Visitors who wish to check out a number of attractions during a boat ride around New York Harbor.
Get ready to soar above the City with these excursions. Nine different helicopter tours from the City’s top companies let you take flight for a bird's-eye view of the City's bridges, the Empire State Building, Central Park and the Statue of Liberty.
Great for: Visitors who have already seen all the sights at street level.
Take your sightseeing to the next level on an in-depth tour of Top of the Rock, the Empire State Building, Madame Tussauds and more. You'll get great views, exciting exhibitions and unforgettable memories.
Price: $9–$120 ($13–$60 for children)
Great for: Visitors who want a more in-depth experience of city attractions.
Other Popular Tours
Can't decide what to explore first? Some of the most popular NYC tours include the Sex and the City Tour, the 9/11 Ground Zero Tour and the Harlem Gospel Tour.
Great for: Travelers in search of an extra-special outing.