1. New York One World Observatory: Skip-the-Line Ticket Options
Skip the ticket line and Ascend via SkyPod to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere in less than 47 seconds. SkyPod provides a thrilling virtual time-lapse visual experience showing how New York City has changed from the 1500s to today. At the observatory, elevate your senses as you take in the iconic sights, surrounding waters, and panoramas of the Manhattan skyline and beyond from this unique Downtown location. Enjoy unbeatable aerial views of the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, New York Harbor & the 9/11 Memorial. Engage with Skyline Concierges at City Pulse and learn incredible stories of New York. Step onto the Sky Portal and see real-time life on the streets below you. Surround yourself with the rhythms of the city in the See Forever Theater. Dine or drink at the café, bar, or restaurant. Upgrade to Combination or All-Inclusive Tickets and enjoy skip-the-line access to the elevators. Access expedited security via the priority security line. The Digital Skyline Guide, an interactive, virtual reality iPad guide to New York City, is also included. All-Inclusive Tickets also have the added benefit of a flexible arrival time on your scheduled day to visit, along with a $15 credit to Drink or Shop. For the VIP experience, take the Mastercard VIP Guided Tour option which includes an expert guide for an informative and engaging experience. On this 60-90 minute tour of all 3 observatory levels (floors 100-102) your guide will point out famous landmarks while sharing the city's rich history.