Outdoor activities in New York City

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Outdoor Activities in New York City

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Horse Carriage Rides
55 minutes
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€176.25
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Private and Luxury
2 hours
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Private Sightseeing Tours
50 minutes
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€195.83
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Private Sightseeing Tours
50 minutes
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€39.16
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Private Sightseeing Tours
50 minutes
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€210.52
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Walking Tours
2–3 hours
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  • slow3
    Los Angeles, CA18 contributions
    Awesome!
    Memorable!
    Inspiring!

    My family and I decided to take a carriage ride, and given the reviews that NYC Horse Carriage Rides had received, we knew they were the ones to go with. I’m pleased to say that our fellow Trip Advisor Brethren did not let us down.

    We had the good fortune of having Josh as our carriage driver. What a friendly, knowledgeable and engaging fellow! Josh was full of facts and history of not only Central Park, but of New York as well.

    He made sure that we stopped at some of the best sights at the park, as well as generously taking some great Christmas shots of our family for our cards this holiday season.

    If you want to Central Park in style, NYC Carriage Rides is absolutely the way to go!
    Written 26 November 2022
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  • Iain S
    1 contribution
    The coach was comfortable as we were allocated seats with extra legroom, the windows were clean and allowed a good view of the lovely autumn colours. It was a very long trip with only one thirty minute stop each way.
    There was an onboard toilet but it was very crude and not clean.
    The Falls were spectacular of course and the boat ride was well organised. There was not much time left to explore and it was mostly taken up with trying to find the meeting point.
    Written 23 October 2022
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  • Paul C
    2 contributions
    Our carriage driver was excellent. He was polite, courteous, pointed out highlights along the ride. Several times he asked if we were all comfortable and warm. He handled the horse very professionally and soft, and the ride was smooth. Beautiful route. Scheduling our ride was very easy, and everyone was very accommodating. This simply could not have been any better. A great experience in every way. Highly recommend to anyone to make a NYC Fancy Fancy carriage ride part of your NYC visit.
    Written 2 January 2022
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  • Guy S
    London, UK3 contributions
    Had a great time on this amazing relaxing tour.....Antoine the driver of the carriage was fun and full of interesting facts, would highly recommend
    Written 20 November 2022
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  • Jim C
    Garrett Park35 contributions
    Really fun tour. Had not ridden an electric scooter before, but had no trouble. Tour guide was great, learned a lot about Central Park, and it was really fun zipping around on the scooter.
    Written 6 November 2022
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  • George French
    2 contributions
    The beautiful trees, lakes, and foliage were the best part. Our guide was funny and knowledgeable and we had a great time. He took our photo’s in several unique places. I recommend this tour.
    Written 23 November 2022
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  • Cassandra W
    5 contributions
    Our carriage was clean and beautiful, and our driver was the perfect balance between giving us interesting information and letting us soak in the beauty of Central Park!
    Written 29 October 2022
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  • MA
    Singapore, Singapore1 contribution
    Fantastic experience and our tour guide Sunny is so fun and friendly. He took care of the whole group and make sure everyone needs is fulfilled
    Written 23 October 2022
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  • Sara H
    5 contributions
    brilliant trip, very informative, with amusing facts too.
    long loop round central park and back to start position.
    Horses well cared for and clearly very loved.
    Written 7 November 2022
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  • ATAKAN A
    1 contribution
    We had an amazing time on our carriage tour of Central Park. Our driver was very informative and it was nice to hear all about the park's history and see some of the areas we have not been to yet. Our daughter rides horses so this was really nice to see that the horses were healthy and happy. They were very friendly and we got to feed them carrots provided by the guides. Our horse Madison was so sweet ! It was a great addition to our list of things to do on our first trip to NYC!
    Written 15 November 2022
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  • Neil S
    1 contribution
    Fantastic experience. Our driver Lewis was brilliant and was happy to share his wealth of knowledge with us and made the
    Written 15 February 2022
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  • Sue G
    Hertford, UK2 contributions
    Guide was very helpful & informative- coach was comfortable and driver, Harold a great character-Plenty of loo stops :-) Overnight Hotel in Canada very comfortable and literally a few minutes walk from the falls- The only thing I have to complain about was we were not given an itinerary when we booked, so although the trip description mentioned shopping, we didn't realise until we got there that it was at a huge shopping outlet ( called Waterloo) If we had been forewarned, we could've got more organised i.e.Xmas pressies etc.- Apart from that we had a great trip and would absolutely recommend
    Written 18 January 2020
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  • Becca T
    Chatham, UK5 contributions
    We loved this tour! Especially as we got engaged just before getting in! Mario was our driver and Silver was our horse, Mario was extremely knowledgeable and told us lots of facts about the park. We also stopped for photos! Mario actually took some photos of us which I forgot to ask for. When we got back to the UK I messaged the company on Facebook and they actually sent me the photos! Thank you so much x
    Written 8 April 2022
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  • Ali
    1 contribution
    We bought our pass in January 2022 and visited New York in July 2022. After we bought the pass we read the bad reviews and wished we had not bought it, as we did not want to waste time queuing at all the attractions! So much so that we decided to ask for a refund of this pass and we purchased a City Pass as that allowed us to make reservations at all the attractions. We never received a refund or any communication. We then made the decision to use the New York pass at the attractions the other pass did not cover. We used this pass at the Intrepid and Space Museum (amazing interactive museum), circle line sunset boat tour, hop on hop off bus, The Edge and The One Observatory. We did not experience any issues and hardly had to queue. We found if you went to the attractions in the morning before 11am the queues were very small. I would recommend this pass as it does save you a lot of money and is easy to use, it is just a shame like the other pass that you cannot reserve your time and receive your tickets in advance.
    Written 23 July 2022
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