New York Tours | New York City Sightseeing Tours

New York Tours | New York Sightseeing Tours
Little Italy New York City

Little Italy New York City

Popular New York Tours

New York tours are perfect for those first-time NYC travelers who would like to familiarize themselves with the layout of New York City and its magnificent attractions. As a tourist, you have plenty of New York tours to choose from: hop-on-hop-off bus tours, walking tours, food tours, and more. You might narrow your choices by deciding which sights you'd like to see and which sights you'd like to avoid. Next, you might decide how much freedom you'd like to explore at your own pace. Would you prefer to have near-unlimited freedom to stop and shop whenever you'd like? Or would you rather have a helpful trained tour guide navigate the streets for you?

For more information about New York City tours, continue reading below!

Empire State Building NYC

Empire State Building NYC

Hop-On Hop-Off New York City Tours

The most popular tour in New York City!  If you'd prefer to spend less time on the bus and more time exploring the city, consider one of the many hop-on hop-off New York Tours listed below. Hop-on hop-off bus tours in NYC afford you the opportunity to explore at your own pace, shop at your leisure, and visit whatever popular landmarks or hot-spots you'd like. When you're through exploring at one location, all you have to do is wait at a designated spot for another bus to arrive to take you to your next destination.

One popular NY sightseeing tour is the Shop, Hop, and Top NYC Bus Toour by CitySights. From the time you arrive in New York City and exchange your confirmation voucher for a boarding ticket, you'll have 96 hours of access to all CitySights double-decker buses. Hop on and hop off when and wherever you please! As an added bonus, this New York City sightseeing tour includes free admission to either the famous Empire State Building observation deck or the Top of the Rock located in Midtown Manhattan at historic Rockefeller Center.

Other popular hop-on hop-off tours include the Super New York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour, which offers three days of NY double-decker sightseeing access for the price of two, and the modestly priced All Around Town Day CitySights Tour, a perfect choice for travelers on a budget.

Downtown Manhattan New York

Downtown Manhattan New York

New York City Helicopter Tours

While it's fun to explore New York City on foot, really nothing can compare to the thrill of viewing the Big Apple from a helicopter. Below you'll find two of our top New York City helicopter tours:

  • Downtown Tour + Manhattan Helicopters: The Downtown Tour + Manhattan Helicopters Deluxe Package, brought to you by CitySights, provides you with 24 hours of access to all CitySights double-decker buses and a 20-minute helicopter tour of Manhattan. It's a bargain!
  • Ultimate Air Tour by New York Helicopter:The Ultimate Air Tour by New York Helicopter is perfect for those who want to make their trip to New York a memorable one. Tours pass by iconic NYC landmarks such as the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and the Statue of Liberty, as well as Ground Zero and the Brooklyn Bridge.

Want to learn more about fun New York sightseeing tours? You're in the right place! To learn more, keep reading below!

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1. The Big Apple Air Tour Big Apple Air Tour

If you are looking for a more unique way to see New York City, then you should check out the incredible views that you get with the Big Apple Air Tour by Liberty Helicopter.  With this fun NYC tour, you will be able...


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2. New York Harbor Dinner Cruise

Whether you're seeking a romantic date night, special family outing or a celebratory night for a special occasion, New York Harbor Dinner Cruise may be just what you're looking for.  Choose your dinner and drink...


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3. Central Park Tours

Central Park Tours range in length and price, depending on the type of tour you want.  Options include Central Park bike tours, carriage tours, walking tours, rickshaw tours and Brooklyn Bridge tours. Guides are full...


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4. MCNY Tours

Explore the Bronx with some of the most knowledgeable tour guides in NYC! Pick the MCNY tour that is perfect for you and learn all about the history in Little Italy, Little Ireland, and more!


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$85.00 Details
5. Luxor Limo Tours Big Apple Luxor Limo Tour

Whether you're attending a wedding, a bachelor party, a prom, or a meeting, you can rest assured you'll make a flashy entrance in a massive stretch limousine. Choose from the best luxury vehicles in America, including a...


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6. Brewed in Brooklyn Tour Brewed in Brooklyn Tour

The Brewed in Brooklyn Tour NY provides you with the opportunity to sample craft beers and gourmet small plates, tour a beverage distributor, and learn the rich and fascinating history of Brooklyn's breweries, including...


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7. Fermented NY - Craft Beer Crawl Craft Beer Crawl NYC

The Urban Oyster Craft Beer Crawl NYC is one of the best ways to sample New York's most impressive craft beers. Learn about the history of micro breweries in New York City, find out how your favorite fermented beverages...


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8. See New York OnBoard Tours NY See It All w/ OnBoard Tours

Explore New York City by bus, boat, and on foot with the highest rated bus tour in NYC. From their comfortable, climate controlled shuttles to a cruise around the NY harbor aboard a luxurious boat, get to know Manhattan...


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9. NY See the Best! Bus Tour See the Best! Bus Tour

There's no better way to familiarize yourself with New York City than with the NY See the Best! Bus Tour. On this professionally guided, 5.5-hour NYC bus tour you'll have the chance to see popular Manhattan attractions...


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10. NY See the Lights Bus Tour

The NY See the Lights Bus Tour is a kid-friendly, professionally guided tour of New York City after dark. Aside from walking tours of Grand Central Terminal, Littel Italy, and the Fulton Ferry Landing, you'll enjoy views...


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11. New York Party Shuttle Pub, Club & Bar Crawl New York Party Shuttle Pub, Club & Bar Crawl

If you came to the Big Apple to party, let the New York Party Shuttle Pub, Club and Bar Crawl direct you the best bars and clubs in NYC. This exlusive New York tour includes VIP access to to the hottest NYC night clubs,...


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12. Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum Madame Tussauds Museum

Come see some of the most impressive wax figures in the world at Madame Tussauds NYC Wax Museum in Times Square. This famous NYC attraction features lifelike statues of the world's most famous pop stars, politicians and...


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13. Seastreak Sightseeing Cruise Seastreak Sightseeing Cruise

When planning your fun and unique NYC vacation, hop on a Seastreak Sightseeing New York Cruise.  As you revel in the breathtaking and sprawling views of New York, you'll enjoy a 2 hour and 30 minute cruise around...


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14. Seastreak to Martha's Vineyard

The Seastreak Martha's Vineyard ferry is a stress free way to travel - providing luxury to all passengers who step aboard.  Bring your luggage, your children, and even your bicycles along this luxurious catamaran and...


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Washington Statue and New York Stock Exchange in Wall Street

Washington Statue and New York Stock Exchange in Wall Street

Guided New York Tours

Looking for a quick way to get acquainted with New York City? Take a guided New York sightseeing tour! NYC city tours are perfect for those who want to explore the Big Apple without dealing with public transit. When guided by a licensed professional, New York sightseeing tours also afford you the opportunity to learn about the rich history of New York. Here are two more outstanding NYC tours:

  • NY See the Best! Bus Tour: The NY See the Best! Bus Tour is a three-hour guided bus tour of New York City. Unlike most hop-on hop-off NYC bus tours, this New York sightseeing tour is guided by a friendly and knowledgeable tour guide who will hop off the bus with you at each attraction to share its fascinating history. Landmarks visited on this NYC bus tour include the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, the World Trade Center site, the Bowling Green Bull, the USS Intrepid Aircraft Carrier, the Chrysler Building, Wall Street, Times Square, Fifth Avenue, and Rockefeller Center.
  • NY See It All with OnBoard Tours: The NY See It All Tour is an expanded, 5.5-hour version of the NY See the Best! Tour mentioned above. On this tour, the only comprehensive guided sightseeing tour in New York City, you'll see all that New York has to offer, including all the attractions listed above, along with Ellis Island, the Central Park Zoo, Tiffany's, the Brooklyn Bridge, Herald Square, Washington Square Park, the NY Public Library, City Hall, the Plaza Hotel, FAO Schwartz, Macy's, and the Hudson River.
Williamsburg Bridge in New York at Night

Williamsburg Bridge in New York at Night

Fun New York Tours

Looking for something a little more off the beaten path? Try one of these fun NYC tours:

  • NY See the Lights Bus Tour: If you want an intimate look at the city that never sleeps, the NY See the Lights Bus Tour is right for you. On this bus tour of NYC after dark, you'll enjoy guided walks through Grand Central Terminal, Little Italy, and the Fulton Ferry Landing, and take in views of popular Manhattan attractions like the United Nations, Macy's, Madison Square Garden, the Hudson River, Times Square, and the Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridges.
  • Private Chauffeured New York City Tour: Want to make your trip to New York a memorable one? Take a Private Chauffeured New York City Tour in a classic convertible. On this fun New York sightseeing tour, you'll get to explore fascinating Manhattan neighborhoods such as Little Italy, West Village, Soho, and Tribeca in a candy-apple red Chevy Caprice. It's a great way to tour New York City in style!

Want more information about New York City tours and attractions? Check out the official websites of Central Park, the Statue of Liberty, and the Guggenheim Museum for more information about group tours, hours, and pricing.