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Grand Tour of New York

Upper West Side
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Address: Hostelling International-New York, 891 Amsterdam Ave., New York City, NY
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A full-day (approximately 16 hours) walking tour of NYC taking in the major...

A full-day (approximately 16 hours) walking tour of NYC taking in the major tourist sights and discovering the guide's favorite restaurants, galleries and city parks along the way.

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New York, New York -a city that never closes down

SOME OBSERVATIONS OF NYC But firstly, some observations of New York City: People here are friendly, helpful and unfailingly polite. We had numerous of examples of people... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 August 2013
Brisbane, Australia

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2013

SOME OBSERVATIONS OF NYC But firstly, some observations of New York City: People here are friendly, helpful and unfailingly polite. We had numerous of examples of people giving up seats on the subway and buses, being helpful with directions or recommendations and using manners. New York is made up of 5 Boroughs - Manhattan, Bronx, Staten Island, Queens and Brooklyn.... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2013

If I would be asked to describe New York City in one word, that would be "Fantastic". It was a 5 day business tour and after completing our work in the first three days we had 2 complete days to enjoy the city of New York. We booked a cab from a local Travel agent for the sightseeing of some... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

I visitied New York In May 2013 and took the 3 hour Full Island Cruise. It was a circumnavigation of Manhattan Island in an anti clockwise direction. The cruise passes under approx. 21 bridges with such highlights as a view of Lower Manhattan from the water, cruising up the East River and returning along the Hudson River. In my opinion,... More 

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2013

One word for my experience today visiting New York City - Fantastic! We booked the tour through OnBoard that lasted roughly 6 hours (not including transport time). The very comfortable bus picked us up at our hotel, Sam was our driver. We arrived in NYC @45 minutes later and picked up our tour guide, David. We hit the major attractions,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2012

Excellent Service from Strusser's Limo's The plane was delayed for my daughter and her friends so emailed Robert who responded immediately, he was there to meet and greet them as promised and even went out his way to show them the sights before taking them to their hotel. I would recommend this Limo company without hesitation and certainly use them... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2012

I love New York.Such an amazing City with a great fun. Even it's so very busy and big there's always many things to see. lot of things to see with a various taste. I had a lot of Fun

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2012

What a city!!!! New York City, with a population of over 8.1 million, is the most populous city in the United States. It is the destination of choice for many foreign visitors. There is always something to see, do, hear, smell eat. It is a city that never sleeps and once you have visited, it casts a spell over you.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2011

I had a fabulous time in New York and I am already talking about my next trip! The energy of New York in the summer is just pulsating and I was blown away by everyone's willingness to help me find my directions and offer advice no one could find in a guide book especially for a lone traveler from Sydney,... More 

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Roanoke, Louisiana, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2011

Since I had taken the bus tour of Manhatten, I was interested in the boat tour to evaluate the cit from the water ways, this gave me a view point from the outside to see inside the city, we enjoyed going under the bridges connecting the verious burriors, by the Lady Liberty, Ellis Island, and the tour guide was knowledgable... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2011

My son and I visited New York from 5th May for 5 days and we had an amazing experience of sites, sounds and an adrenalin rush all in one hit! I would recommend the hop on and off bus to anyone who wants to get an overview of the new york area which would have been too difficult to have... More 

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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