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New York City in a Nutshell: Times Square, Central Park and more!

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Key Highlights
  • Our destination in a Nutshell products show you the very best of a city in just one day!
  • This tour features World Trade Center Site, Wall Street and Fifth Avenue
  • See the Statue of Liberty from the famous Staten Island ferry
  • The tour is led by a local expert guide
  • Recommended by users of Trip Advisor – the tour is operated by On Board New York one of the most highly rated New York sightseeing companies
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    5.5 hours

    Start time


    Meeting Point

    The Rendezvous Restaurant at 1700 Broadway (53rd St between 7th Avenue and Broadway), New York, NY.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point.

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview You can’t really appreciate the pace and energy of a city like New York from the seat of a bus – this wonderful New York tour combines the convenience of bus transportation, with regular stops to get a better look at the best loved New York attractions.

    While on the comfortable motorcoach the huge windows will provide you great views of the streets of New York. However every time you get to an interesting attraction you will disembark the coach with your expert guide to take a more in-depth look.

    Just some of the places you will explore include the New York Stock Exchange, the amazing triangular Flatiron building, the modernist Rockefeller Center and glorious Central Park. You will enjoy lunch in historic South Street Seaport and take the Staten Island Ferry for great views of the New York skyline and the Statue of Liberty from the water.

    The very best of New York sightseeing is assured with the “see it all” tour!


    On this comprehensive New York City sightseeing tour you will travel in a comfortable coach to all the major attractions of the 'Big Apple'. Your English-speaking guide will travel with you on the shuttle and get off with you at every site.

    You will stop at South Street Seaport for lunch (not included in the price). Your New York tour sails back and forth on the Staten Island Ferry but does not stop at the Statue of Liberty’s Island.

    You will stop at around 20 top attractions including the following:

    Times Square
    • World Trade Center Site
    • New York Stock Exchange
    • Wall Street
    • Trinity Church
    • World Financial Center
    • Federal Hall
    • Madison Square Park
    • Flatiron Building
    • South Street Seaport
    • US Customs Building
    • 5th Avenue
    • Rockefeller Center
    • NBC’s Today Show Set
    • St. Patrick’s Cathedral
    • Central Park
    • Strawberry Fields
    • Dakota Building

    During your New York city tour you will also see many other attractions from the comfort of your coach. But, for lack of time, the shuttle does not stop at these. They include: Ellis Island, Central Park Zoo, Tiffany’s, Brooklyn Bridge, Verrazano, Narrows Bridge, Hudson River, East River, FAO Schwarz, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Chrysler Building, Woolworth Building, Met Life Building, Trump Tower, Plaza Hotel, City Hall, Washington Square Park, New York Public Library, Greenwich Village, SOHO/ Tribeca, Macy’s and Herald Square.

    You can be viewed The Empire State Building from one of our stops Madison Square Park.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned motorcoach
    • English-speaking guide
    • Complimentary water bottle
    • A stop is made of lunch at South Street Seaport however the cost of lunch is not included in the tour price
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Arrive at the pickup point a minimum of 30 minutes before departure

    The tour does not stop at the Statue of Liberty’s Island

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details

    Additional info

    The tour stops at South Street Seaport for lunch

    The tour sails back and forth on Staten Island Ferry

    Buses do not have additional storage spaces so only small folding wheelchairs, walkers, and umbrella type strollers can be accommodated

    Seating is first come first served, if guests do not board the coach early enough to be seated together they must sit separately or take the tour another time

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

  • Customer Reviews
    • Great knowledgeable trip. Great fun and well run. Chris kept the group mesmerised by his knowledge . A great fun time. Gave us a taste of an exciting city....

      Annette Price, United Kingdom, 17/May/2018
    • Great coverage & background information

      Great experienced tour guide with extreme knowledge...

      Mary Robinson-Brand, Australia, 18/May/2015
    • must be one of the best tours anywhere

      The itinerary was ideal for a half day tour. John, our guide was first class, with a wealth of information which was delivered with humour or solemnity as the situation ...

      George Boucher, United Kingdom, 17/Oct/2013

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