Posts Tagged: new york boat tours

Free New York Boat Tours

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This post is a summary of the various free, and almost free, options for you to get out on the waters of NYC. If you are considering taking New York boat tours, but are hesitant about the cost of a harbor cruise, then this post is for you. Though none of these options are “official” […]

Which Lower Manhattan Tour is Best for You?

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This post compares and reviews the various different tours of Lower Manhattan available to you, including our pay-what-you-like tours. You could chose from general Lower Manhattan history tours or focus on Wall Street and the Financial District. One company focuses on Revolutionary War history, including a tour focused on Alexander Hamilton.  Many tours include or […]

HOW TO GET AROUND NEW YORK CITY

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NYC Subway Bus and Other Ways to Get around New York

This post covers how to get around NYC with the NYC Subway, buses, bikes, taxis, Uber, boats, walking and even a sky-tram! New York City has 2.7 million residents using various modes of transportation daily. To accommodate commuters and visitors, the city makes sure that getting around New York City is easy, efficient and affordable.  New York’s […]

Which New York Boat Tour or Cruise is Best?

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One of the best and most unique ways to enjoy New York’s skyline is on the water! There are a number of different cruises and tours that circle Manhattan, offering commentary on many of the major sites around the island.  How do you know which New York boat tour, cruise, ferry or taxi service is […]

Things to Do on Governors Island

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This post is about Governors Island, a small island in the East River – where there is just about every kind of recreational activity possible. It’s a playground for kids AND adults! No cars are allowed on the island and you can stroll or ride a bike around the island while taking in beautiful views of […]

East River Ferry

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This post is about the East River ferry service (run by NYC Ferry) and includes information about tickets, schedules, routes and what there is to see at each stop.  Using the ferry as an alternative way to get from one destination to another has many advantages: it is faster than the subway in most cases, […]