Spending a Weekend in NYC? Here are Few Ideas

New York City is one of the best cities to spend a weekend in North America. It has many iconic landmarks to see and visit, which we see only in the films and TV. it is because if these legendary sights that most movie shootings are done here, these include the Grand Central, Times Square, The Statue of Liberty and many others, the list is endless. There are many ways to take this tour around New York, if you are a fun of nightlife, then the diner cruises are for you, if you are a movie fanatic, Movie and TV site tour were made with you in mind. Moreover, there are other means like water taxi and just walks like n the case of Wall Street.
A New York Water Taxi Tour
Contrary to the hassle and stress characterized to getting a taxi in New York, the New York Water Taxis offer a more relax option to use while touring the city. They are schedule at intervals of 45 minutes within each other and stop at five points between Midtown and Brooklyn. They are a preferable way to enjoy the scenic beauty of New York City while you ride across the East and Hudson Rivers. You are able to catch a glimpse of such monumental and historical landmarks such as The Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building as well as other interesting sites. You can hire a ninety- minute ride water taxi or hop on and off at your own convenience and pleasure, whatever suites you best, either way, a great time is guaranteed.
The Hop on/Off + 9/11 Memorial Pass tour stops at Christopher Street, Battery Park, South Street Seaport and Fulton Ferry in Dumbo respectively. In Christopher Street, the oldest street in West Village, passengers will have the greatest shopping experience from the assortment of boutiques and enjoy delicious foods. Next, the bus water taxi stops at Battery Park and the National 9/11 Memorial and museum. Here you get to see the granite pool that replaced the twin towers and the famous World Trade Center skyscraper.
From Battery Park, the Water taxi proceeds to the nest stop which is South Street Seaport which holds a feel of the ancient NYC. This is attributed to the dominant 19th century commercial buildings characterizing the place. You also get to visit the South Street Seaport Museum, the Pier 17’S dockside mall and Titanic Park. Finally, the last stop; Fulton Ferry. This is Brooklyn and it’s where you get to see Brooklyn Bridge Park and if you were intending to send some post cards, this is the places that offers the beast scenarios for them. It is simply elegant and beautiful. Brooklyn has been named the second most expensive city to live in, in the United States and hopping off at this point may just tell you why.
TV and Movie Sites Tour
This is a good way to spend your weekend; touring movie sites, especially if you are a movie fanatic like myself. This tour begins from Times Square, almost always a monument featured in most movies, and by bus traces through the neighborhoods mostly seen in all time favorite film and TV hits. These include, West Village, chic’s shopping haven SoHo and TriBeCa, the real estate sanctuary. Along with these you get to visit movie settings including the apartment house that a favorite of many, Friends, The Daily Burge offices in Spider-Man to name just but a few. In total On Site New York TV and Movie Tour affords you forty amazing movie and TV locations to see and enjoy. What’s more, you get to be guided by an actor or actress who has firsthand movie set experience and is familiar with them.
A Wall Street Walk Tour
A visit to the Wall street, which is the home of the New York Stock Exchange, is another fabulous way to make your weekend special and worthwhile. With its rich, anyone would want to walk the streets and view the landmarks that each bears a story that builds to the existence of this street. These include, The Wall Street Bull, Trinity Church, The New York stock Exchange, Ground Zero and The Federal Reserve.
This tour involves a walk through the street as the tour guides give you the stories behind the monuments found in it. The likes of John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie and J.P. Morgan made world history along this Wall, take a tour there and get to hear stories about them.
Hornblower Diner Cruise-Manhattan By Night
The sights of New York City at night is a wonder and how else to better revel in its beauty that on a yatch while you enjoy exquisite cuisine. Nothing beats the Hornblowers Manhattan Diner Cruise in offering this kind of package for a nice romantic time. They offer a four-course meal and a complimentary drink and while you enjoy the good food, you get to tour New York’s finest landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, the remarkably tall fantastic World Trade Centre and the intrepid from a distance. You can also take snap shots and dance to some music in between courses. This experience lasts approximately three hours and is refreshing for both New York dwellers, which get to enjoy seeing from a distance as well as to the tourists on a special weekend.
The Ride
If your desire is to be part and parcel of the life in New York City for just a weekend, then look no further that The Ride. The Ride is a that integrates entertainment and sightseeing all in one, plus you get to see ordinary people go about the daily activities and dramas of life. In addition, the hosts, show video snippets of the top attraction of the City, among these being Times Square, The Chrysler Building, Grand Central, theatre District, Carnegie hall and other amazing places you probably only hear about or see on films and TV.
This one of a kind bus has a 49 stadium seating arrangement that allows the passengers to seat facing the transparent side of the bus. You definitely want to mention in a conversation that you have ridden in a one of a kind bus, 49 feet long and 14 feet tall, it is the only one allowed by the law. There isn’t nothing that species life than spontaneity and The Ride, offers this.
Whichever way you choose to tour this beautiful and busy city, always be sure to book in advance the package that most appeals to you. These can be done either personally or online to avoid last minute hustles that may end up ruining your weekend.

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