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  • Central Park: Horse and Carriage Ride

    1. Central Park: Horse and Carriage Ride

    Explore Central Park during this iconic horse and carriage ride around. Discover why it has been the most popular way to see Central Park for so long. Enjoy a choice between a short and long ride that can be taken during the day or in the evening. The carriages are a symbol of pre-modern life, before the advent of motor vehicles. During this time, New Yorkers traveled by horse-drawn carriage, and as a result the horses became as much of a symbol of the city as the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, and Statue of Liberty. Being your ride meeting your driver who will introduce you to the horse. Majestical beings, you can approach the horse and pat time hello. Once you are ready, with a little signal, the horse will trot off to explore the many sights. Clip-clop serenely through the park, listening to the rattle of the wheels, the whinnying of the horse and the tinkling of the ha...

    I suggest that the guide will have a sign with the name of the guests because it was not so easy to find the right person when we arrived to the meeting ooint.

  • New York: Midtown Pedicab Rickshaw Tour

    2. New York: Midtown Pedicab Rickshaw Tour

    Travel the exhilarating streets of Midtown Manhattan on a private pedicab tour, and see some of the landmark attractions and skyscrapers of New York City from the unique perspective of a 3-wheeled rickshaw. Your friendly driver/guide will personalize your tour, providing you with facts, history, and information about popular culture, news, and events in the city. There will be 3 or 4 short stops along the way to stretch your legs a little and take some souvenir pictures. See where all the action takes place in the Broadway Theater District, with stunning views of the lights of Times Square. Ride along 42nd Street, and explore the new 8th Avenue. Discover the 46th Street Restaurants of Hell's kitchen, and see where popular TV broadcasts take place at the Fox News Channel building and site of ABC’s Good Morning America. Continue, pedaling past MTV Studios, Radio City, and the Rockefelle...

    We were pick up at our hotel on time and greeted by our pedicab guide, we had an amazing rickshaw tour trough the more famous Avenues and Streets in Midtown, Manhattan, our guide was knowledgeable and funny. P.S:Times Square after sunset is beautiful with the glowing lights and colorful panels. we had a great time and highly recommended!

  • New York: 7 Wonders of Midtown Exploration Game

    3. 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.

  • New York: Rockefeller Center Christmas Holiday Tour

    4. New York: Rockefeller Center Christmas Holiday Tour

    Enjoy a tour of Rockefeller Center, home to the world-wide symbol of the holidays in New York City. The 2019 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree remains on display till January 17, 2020. The Channel Gardens fountains are lined with 12 wire-sculpture angels glitter from thousands of tiny lights and became permanent fixtures at Christmastime. Each figure holds 6-foot-long brass trumpets angled toward the world-famous Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center. Begin the tour at 50th street and Broadway, where your guide will show you where the New Years Count down occurs were millions of people all over the world look at the sparkling Waterford Crystal Times Square New Year's Eve Ball. At 11:59 PM, the Ball begins its descent starting the countdown of the final seconds of the year. Then, pass Radio City Music Hall as you approach Rockefeller Center. Watch the Famous Saks Fifth avenue castle come...

  • Midtown Manhattan: Christmas Lights Walking Tour

    5. Midtown Manhattan: Christmas Lights Walking Tour

    Take a festive tour of the Rockefeller Center and see its famous Christmas tree, one of the most ubiquitous symbols of the holiday season in New York City. Walk by the famous UNICEF Snowflake - the largest outdoor chandelier of its kind - containing more than 16,000 Baccarat crystal prisms. See how The Channel Gardens fountains are lined with 12 wire-sculpture angels. The thousands of tiny lights have become a fixture of Christmastime, and each figure holds a 6-foot-long brass trumpet angled toward the world-famous Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center. Pass Radio City Music Hall and view the holiday lights. See the famous Saks Fifth avenue castle come alive. Walk north and pass the famous St Patricks Cathedral and stores such as Cartier, Tiffany's, Bergdorf Goodman, and many more.

  • Private 3-Hour NYC Walking Tour with a Personal Photographer

    6. Private 3-Hour NYC Walking Tour with a Personal Photographer

    Explore New York with your own personal photographer, learn about hidden gems, and receive insider information on your 3-hour walking tour. Your professional photographer/ NYC tour guide will take pictures of you at some of the most iconic locations in New York; if you're traveling as a couple, family, or a group of friends, all of you will finally be in the pictures together! Throughout the tour, you will be provided with insights about dining, shopping, where to buy discounted theater tickets, and off-the-beaten-path locations to explore during the remainder of your stay. Your guide/photographer will also take you on the NYC subway (not included) and give you tips on how to navigate your way around. You will explore as many sights as time permits within your itinerary. Some of the locations may include the following: Times Square and the Theater District: Feel the ...

    Marc kitűnő idegenvezető és fotós. A 3 óra alatt bejártuk New York legfontosabb látnivalóit, de ha máshol szetettünk volna fotózkodni ő arra is nyitott lett volna. Erőltetett menetben mentünk, de saját érdekünk volt, mert annál több helyre tudtunk menni. A fotók is megérkeztek 2 napon belül - több, mint 100 db és közöttük jópár profin feljavított kép. Minden fillért megért - nagyon javasoljuk őt!!!

  • New York: TCM Classic Film Locations Tour by Bus

    7. New York: TCM Classic Film Locations Tour by Bus

    Get a behind-the-scenes look at some of your favorite classic films set in New York City, as a local actor guide entertains, informs, and quizzes you with trivia questions on up to 60 filming locations Not only will you get a taste of New York’s film history, you'll receive a great bus tour of Manhattan, visiting neighborhoods rich with the history of the cinema. Discover popular location sites like Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center and the Upper West Side. Hop off at Zabar’s, the well-known market place, featured in “You’ve Got Mail.” Stand outside the famous Dakota Building where Yoko Ono lives, and featured in “Hannah and Her Sisters” and “Rosemary’s Baby.” Cross to the Upper East Side through Central Park, learning about the dozens of films set in the park, including the first motion picture ever made in New York City. Continue down the east side of Manhattan to stop in front of Ho...

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What people are saying about Plaza Hotel

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 117 reviews

We had an amazing experience with Central Park sightseeing. From the moment we arrived and called, we were sent a carriage just moments later. Very responsive and so nice.

Ride was very comfortable. Would highly recommend if you’re looking to destress and relax

The ride was amazing and the guide was knowledgeable and has great humor.

The gentleman driver was great. The ride was nice. Well worth it.

Very nice experience I would definitely recommend.