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New York City is one of the most exhilarating places to visit in the country and in the world. There is no place that has so much to do and to see in such a small amount of space. Parks, museums, skyscrapers, historical landmarks and amazing restaurants are all abundant in New York City, and you'll have a difficult time choosing your next place to hit.
If you have plenty of time in the city, consider yourself lucky, you will have ample time to visit all the best places at your own pace and won't have to rush to make the most out of your vacation. If you're on a limited time vacation, perhaps a weekend, then it'll be more difficult to fit everything in.
A great way to visit New York City is to take a tour. There are many types of tours being offered to tourists, and choosing one depends on your budget and timeframe. Here are the top 10 tours in New York City.
One of the most popular tours in New York City is the New York All Loops Double Decker Tour. This tour offers a 48 hour pass with free re-boarding, and has different itineraries depending on the side of New York City you want to visit. The Uptown Loop takes you to the Museum of Natural History, Central Park, Fifth Avenue, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and more. The downtown loop takes you to Greenwich Village, SoHo, the Financial District, and the Empire State Building. There are also other loops such as the Brooklyn loop and the night loop.
If you want to pack all of your sightseeing into a neat 5.5-hour tour, you can book the New York in One Day Sightseeing Tour. This tour takes you all over Manhattan with short stops in famous landmarks such as Times Square and the Empire State Building. This is also the only tour in New York that incorporates a boat ride to the Brooklyn Bridge and the Statue of Liberty.
If you have money to spend, it is really worth it to try to go on a helicopter ride of Manhattan. Keep in mind that the rides are short, usually only 15 or 20 minutes, and are relatively expensive, but they are worth it. There are many services that offer New York City helicopter rides, be sure to choose the one that fits the most your needs and budget.
Want to take a cruise you will never forget, why not sail along the Hudson River by night while indulging in a four or five-course meal? Book the Elegant New York Gourmet Dining Cruise and enjoy spectacular views of the city while you have a delicious dinner. If you haven't had enough of the water, then hop on a daytime three-hour New York Circle Line Cruise and visit 3 river, 7 bridges, 25 landmarks, and enjoy great views of Manhattan. You'll also get to see the Statue of Liberty close-up.
If you're a Sex and the City fan, then you can't leave New York without embarking on a Sex and the City Hotspots Guided Tour. During this highly-rated tour, visitors get to see all sites where the hit HBO series was filmed. The three-hour tour will take you to many of the places where the Sex and the City gals ate, drank and shopped. The tour guides also point out where the movies were filmed. As an added bonus, there is simultaneous Sex and the City footage on the bus of the places being visited, making the tour come alive.
If you want to get a great tour in the midst of a beautiful setting then book a New York Central Park Bike tour. The park is a breath of fresh air in the middle of an overcrowded city and provides a much-needed change of scenery. The bike tour guides are very knowledgeable about the park's history and hotspots.
If you love to walk then you're in luck! There are so many walking tours in New York to cater to all tastes and are sure to thoroughly enjoy. If you're a Rock 'n Roll fan then embark on New York City's Original Rock 'n Roll Walking Tour which takes you into New York's exciting underground of Rock 'n Roll, punk and glam.
If you're a foodie; the East Village's Food Tour will be just your thing, with a various sampling of scrumptious foods that define New York City food culture. Want to taste more of New York's culinary magic? Then go on the New York City Chocolate and Dessert Walking Tour and get to taste some of New York's best wine, desserts, beer and cheeses.
Are you a diehard fashionista? Then the Fifth Avenue Fashion and Walking Tour is just for you. The tour is comprised of a half-day of shopping along some of the world's most famous stores and boutiques. The tour also gives you an inside look at the fashion industry, the best places to shop in NYC and provides many shopping tips and tricks.
Looking for a truly unique tour? Then you need to try out a Photo Trek Tour. The tour guide not only shows you the best places in the city and provides a lot of information, but he or she also doubles as your own personal photographer. This takes the hassle out of having to stop various strangers to take your pictures, and you are sure to not miss a thing. This company delivers your photos in a CD to your hotel, within 48 hours of your walking tour.