8 awesome New York tours you have to take

Jun 20, 2017

Steeped in a rich history that dates back to the 16th century, New York is a global city that is undoubtedly one of the world’s biggest economic, cultural and technology hubs. Iconic landmarks have dominated movies, TV shows and world news for decades. Now it’s your turn to get an inside glimpse of the city that never sleeps.

1. 9/11 Tribute Center Tour

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The Tribute Center galleries will give you a first-hand account of 9/11 from those who were there and affected by the tragedy. Artefacts, films, images and personal accounts will take you through history and give you a deeper understanding of what impact it really had on citizens in New York and across the world. Tours are around an hour and 15 minutes long, so wear comfy shoes.

120 Liberty Street

2. Hip-Hop Hush Tours

hip hop hush tours

From its underground roots to being the voice of a generation, hip-hop has united millions of people across the globe. This tour is considered a part of New York’s cultural heritage and will give fans the chance to get inside knowledge about some of the musicians who defined a generation.

292 5th Avenue

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3. Circle Line Cruise

circle line cruise

If you’re worried about not having enough time to see all the incredible sites in NYC, then the Circle Line Landmark Cruise is your answer. In just 1.5 hours you’ll cruise under the Brooklyn, Manhattan and Williamsburg bridges. There are also fab picture opps of lower and midtown Manhattan and you’ll sail within 100 feet of the Statue of Liberty.

Pier 83, W 42nd Street

4. Sex and the City Hotspots

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Are you a fan of Carrie and the girls? Then you must take the time to visit some of the popular locations featured in the infamous Sex and the City TV show. From their wedding venues to where they used to love going for cocktails, you’ll feel like one of the gals when you’re on this tour. Watch a few episodes of the show before to get excited, because this tour is for the die-hard fan.

Near 5th Ave and 58th Street (Exact location will be given upon ticket purchase)

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