Herald Square: Our most recommended tours and activities
1. New York: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour with 9/11 Museum Ticket
Hop on to an open-top sightseeing bus and discover the highlights of Downtown and Uptown Manhattan. Get an overview of the city's iconic sites. Then hop off at the Brooklyn Bridge stop and walk over to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. Discover the history of the 9/11 attacks and the site the Twin Towers once stood at the 9/11 Museum. Connect with the past and remember the story of this catastrophic event that forever changed American history. The 9/11 Memorial Museum is the global focal point for preserving the history of the events of 9/11, documenting the impact of the attacks, and exploring 9/11's continuing significance. Highlights on the hop-on-hop-off bus tour include: • Times Square • Empire State Building • Soho • Chinatown • Brooklyn Bridge • Statue of Liberty • Circle Line • 5th Avenue • Central Park
2. New York: 7 Wonders of Midtown Exploration Game
Imagine you’re a young reporter who has just moved to New York City in hopes to make your “big break.” You’ve recently received a lead that suggests magic is here in Midtown! Your lead instructs you to meet him in Grand Central, where he’ll provide you with everything you need to discover a Secret Society of Magical Persons. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Ready for an adventure? The city game starts at the Grand Central Station. It will take you around 1.5 hours to complete and you can also explore at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. You will finish at The Plaza Hotel. After your booking. you will receive an email on how to download the game to your phone. You can play on your own, in a large group or in several smaller groups that compete against ...
Big walking tour of midtown. Wonderful sites and interesting historic trivia. Some of the wordings of clues were not very specific. A lovely long walk. The best part was spending time in Bryant Park.
3. Manhattan: Christmas Lights and Movie Sites Bus Tour
Relax on board a bus as a local actor guide entertains and informs you throughout this one-of-a-kind Christmas movie sightseeing experience. Experience the festive lights and decorations of Manhattan as they sparkle during the holidays, and spot iconic landmarks as well as some of the city’s hidden gems. Marvel at the famous tree at the Rockefeller center, where Macaulay Culkin reunited with his mom in “Home Alone 2.” Peek into the brilliant holiday windows at Bloomingdales, Lord and Taylor, and the same Macy's from “Miracle on 34th Street.” Learn where Bill Murray found out his taxi driver was the Ghost of Christmas Past in “Scrooged.” Pass through Central Park and reminisce about the chance moment that John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale had at the Wollman Rink in “Serendipity.” Whether you’re visiting New York or looking for a unique holiday experience in your hometown, this sightseein...
4. New York Holiday Lights and Movie Sites Bus Tour
Relax on board a festive lights and movie sites bus in New York City as a local actor guide entertains and informs you throughout this one-of-a-kind sightseeing experience. Experience the festive lights and decorations of Manhattan as they sparkle during the holidays, and spot iconic landmarks as well as some of the city’s hidden gems. Marvel at the famed tree in Rockefeller center where Macaulay Culkin reunited with his mom in “Home Alone 2.” Peek into the brilliant holiday windows at Bloomingdale, Lord and Taylor, and the same Macy's from “Miracle on 34th Street.” Learn where Bill Murray found out his taxi driver was the Ghost of Christmas Past in “Scrooged.” Pass through Central Park and reminisce about the serendipitous moment that John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale had at Wollman Rink in “Serendipity.” Whether you’re visiting New York or looking for a unique holiday experience in yo...
Great tour led by Kathryn. While we were late in the season (Jan 2nd), she did her best to get us to the best sites. Definitely recommend during the holiday season!
5. New York City: 3-Hour City Highlights Guided Bike Tour
Your professionally licensed New York City guide will lead you through the city, taking you on a bike ride that’s sure to be a memorable one. On this 3-hour guided tour you’ll start out in midtown Manhattan, and make stops at Lincoln Center, Times Square, the Highline, and other iconic sites, ending downtown at the South Street Seaport, the historic neighborhood just below the Brooklyn Bridge. There’s so much to see in New York that it’s far too much to take in on a walking tour. As you pedal along, you’ll get to see many attractions and a variety of neighborhoods. As you pedal along, your tour guide will provide a unique perspective of the city. Stretch your legs and get a good, healthy workout, but don’t worry, this isn’t a race! The tour is designed to be leisurely and allow you to enjoy the city and admire the sights. See Central Park South, where the busy city meets the serene, ...
I really enjoyed this tour. They were good bikes and the route gave us the opportunity to see a fair slice of the city - not just Central Park but a good part of the west of town, Hudson River and port area. We were blessed with perfect weather and it was a small group, which always helps. (Having said that, I'm sure our guide, Pearl, would have taken equally good care of us had there been more of us.) As well as telling us some of the facts and history Pearl also shared something of her own relationship with some of the places we passed, so I had a feeling of being shown round New York on a bike by a real New Yorker. Which I was.
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What people are saying about Herald Square
The bus tour is highly recommended. You should do it on the first day, because you get a perfect overview of Manhattan and can then put together your tours for the other days. Our guide was Stefan, highly recommended. We were 7 people in our group on a small bus. It was very nice that you got out again and again during the tour, e.g. Central Park, Madison Square Park, Brooklyn Brigde, Wallstreet, WTC (with breaks for going to the toilet).
Our English tour would have been cancelled today if it hadn’t been for Stefan who was taking the German tour stepping in. He was fantastic, switching between German and English. The tour was interesting and informative. Even though we have visited NY before, we still saw things we had not seen before and learnt new and interesting facts. Well done Stefan and thank you to the German ladies for allowing us to join your tour - Danke
This morning my daughter and I had a beautiful tour of New York ...... our guide Manuela was fantastic .... it is the third time we visit New York but only this morning we found out a lot of information, anecdotes and curiosities we didn't know. Manuela introduced us to every historical and contemporary detail of what we visited. I highly recommend this tour for first-time visitors and not only ....
Excellent, Stefan, our guide, extremely friendly, had good answers to all questions and explained a lot. Definitely recommendable !! Anytime again with Stefan, but different tour. Yokes
5 person group, optimally you got all the important information, had enough time and a super nice tour guide - again at any time