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There are so many special New York City Tours. You can tour New York by walking, bus, helicopter, boat or ferry. Many of these New York City Tours are even free! Whether you want to see the most you can in one day, or have a month to explore, these NYC Tours are here to help you make the most of your time in NYC!

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NYC Discount Passes and Tours

New York City passes all include various tours, as well as sightseeing admission fees. NYC Insider Guide has done much of the analysis for you so you can determine the right pass for you, based on which New York Tours are on your list of things to do and see.

Best NYC Attractions Pass for Tours

 

Sightseeing Pass
NYC Sightseeing Pass

New York Pass
New York City Pass Discounts

Go New York Explorer
New York City Explorer Pass

CityPASS
New York CityPASS


HOHO Bus✔ Unlimited✔ 1 Day
✔ The RIDE
✔ 1 Day
✔ Night Tour
✔ The RIDE
 
Cruises✔ Circle Line
✔ 5+ Cruises
✔ Circle Line
✔ Clipper City
✔ Circle Line
✔ 5+ Cruises
✔Circle Line or Statue of Liberty
Food Tours✔ 10+ Food on Foot✔ 10+ Food on Foot✔ 10+ Food on Foot 
Movie & TV✔ 3+ On Location✔ East Village, Central Park
✔ Marvel & DC Superheroes
✔ Seinfeld
✔ Marvel & DC Superheroes
✔ When Harry Met Seinfeld
 
Walking Tours✔20+ Choices✔10+ Choices✔10+ Choices 
Shopping Tours✔Fashion Windows
✔Macy's Historical
✔Woodbury Common Outlets Bus
✔Fashion Windows
✔Holiday Markets & Lights
✔Woodbury Common Outlets Bus
✔Fashion Windows
✔Woodbury Common Outlets Bus
 

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New York City Discount Tours

A small sample of the half-off and discount tours I’ve seen include A Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour, On Location Tours’ Gossip Girl Sites Tour, “Ghosts of the City” Walking Tour and Historic Lower Manhattan Walking Tour.

New York City Tour Coupons

Make sure to check for discount New York City tours. Our favorite discount sites include:

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New York Bus Tours

New York Bus tours are a great sightseeing option and very popular among NYC visitors. Even locals love to take a bus tour when they have guests in town! Bus tours come in all shapes and sizes – Hop On Hop Off, guided, specialized TV & Movie and more. Popular New York City Bus Tours include:

New York Bus Tours

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NYC Boat Tours Cruises

NYC Boat tours cruises are one of my FAVORITE things to do in NYC. There are no better views of our skyline than from the water and year-round, you can cruise with brunch, champagne, general sightseeing, dinner, booze, jazz, sailboat, speedboat, holiday, romantic. With so many boat cruise choices, here are our top picks by category:

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New York City Nightlife

How do you make the most of your time in the city that never sleeps?? Some of the best 'only in NYC' nightlife experiences include skyline views, dinner cruises, Museums and attractions open late til 2am, rooftops, night tours, comedy clubs and more. Some of our top NYC Nightlife picks:

New York City Nightlife

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New York City Shopping Tours

Sample Sale Styling & Shopping in NYC

NYC Insider Pick
Price starting at US$150
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Garment District Special Access Shopping Tour

Price starting at US$59
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Luxury Private Shopping Tour in NYC

Price starting at US$1,400
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New York City One Day Tours

How much can you see on NYC One Day Tours? A lot of New York City actually! An ideal New York vacation requires a week or more, but I’m well aware some of you are just joining us for a day.

NYC One Day Tours

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See the New York City Skyline

If I had to pick my #1 favorite thing to do in NYC at night, it would be anything with a skyline view. Whether you take it in from a rooftop, boat tour, bus tour, dinner cruise, top of a skyscraper or your friend's apartment...you MUST see our skyline twinkle, sparkle and wink right at you. Some of the top ways to see the NYC Skyline:

New York City Rooftop Views

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FREE New York City Walking Tours

Free New York City walking tours are offered by almost every neighborhood organization. You don’t hear of them from far away or find them easily on the internet because they are not advertised and no one profits from them.

Free Things to Do in New York City

See All: Free Things to Do in NYC – weekly calendar of all free walking tours, free museum admissions, free things to do by season and more

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Biking Tours of New York City

Biking in New York City can be incredibly safe and fun, as long as you follow a few rules. If had to pick my FAVORITE way to explore NYC, it would be on bicycle!

Biking Tours of New York City

  • New York Highlights Bike Tour (3 hrs) - good for all ages, offer bike trailers and baby seats, helmets, guides, from Harlem to the Brooklyn Bridge (9 miles).
  • Guided Bike Tour of Central Park - guided two-hour bike tour through our amazing 843 acres, seeing Strawberry Fields, Cherry Hill, Tavern on the Green, Bethesda Fountain, Onassis Reservoir, the Alice in Wonderland Statue, Cleopatra’s Needle and the Dakota
  • Brooklyn Bridge Bike Tour (2 hrs) - cycle around Manhattan’s southern tip, climb uphill into the City Hall area, then up onto the Brooklyn Bridge, a steady climb of about 15 minutes.
  • New York Pass - includes choice of bike rentals and tours: Blazing Saddles, Brooklyn Bridge Sightseeing Bike Tours and Rentals, Central Park Sightseeing Bike Tours & Rentals and more!
  • More Biking in New York City - details on DIY tours, best places to eat on the water and more.

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New York City Helicopter Tours

NYC Helicopter Tours

Enjoy spectacular aerial views of the Statue of Liberty, Wall Street, Ground Zero Memorial, World Trade Center and Ellis Island downtown. On longer tours, catch Central Park and Yankee Stadium from above.

I LOVED my tour…check out some of my photos and review at New York City Helicopter Tour.

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New York City Movie and Television Tours

Take a guided tour of the New York sites you know and love from your favorite TV shows and movies! Here is one of the best selections of NYC Movie and TV Tours. They offer dozens of NYC tours, almost all discounted, including some of the top Movie and Television Sites Tours.

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New York City Food Tours

Chinatown and Little Italy Food Fest Tours

Ahoy New York Chinatown and Little Italy Food Fest Tours

Ahoy New York Food Tours takes locals and visitors alike on a cultural walk of Chinatown and Little Italy. Taste delicious foods, while learning about the culture and history of these unique New York City neighborhoods. Eat ethnic foods, like homemade fresh mozzarella and authentic Chinese dumplings, while seeing some of New York City’s hidden gems and historical landmarks. All NYC Insider Guide visitors receive 20% off tours with our special discount code at Ahoy New York Chinatown and Little Italy Food Fest Tours!

There is no shortage of pizza, bagels, street vendors, cupcakes, craft beer and cocktails, rooftops and mini food parks to explore and so many more food choices in the five boroughs, along with wonderful guides who can't wait to show you them all!!!!

New York City Food Tours

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More New York City Tours

New York City Shopping Tours  Seek New York LLC offers a range of small, highly personalized shopping and sightseeing experiences. Whether you’re looking to explore the trendy shops …

Wall Street Walks Walking Tour NYC Join us every Monday at 11 AM and Friday at 1 pm as we explore NYC’s Financial District. Wall Street is not just a street in Downtown Manhattan! It’s a …

9-11 Memorial and World Trade Center Tours – Take a Walking Tour and Hear a Personal Story. Daily New York tours are conducted along the World Trade Center site and are led by people whose lives were profoundly changed by September 11th. Each tour is unique and connects those who want to hear stories with those who want to share them. Not suggested for children under 10 years old.

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Best NYC Attractions Pass for Tours

 

Sightseeing Pass
NYC Sightseeing Pass

New York Pass
New York City Pass Discounts

Go New York Explorer
New York City Explorer Pass

CityPASS
New York CityPASS


HOHO Bus✔ Unlimited✔ 1 Day
✔ The RIDE
✔ 1 Day
✔ Night Tour
✔ The RIDE
 
Cruises✔ Circle Line
✔ 5+ Cruises
✔ Circle Line
✔ Clipper City
✔ Circle Line
✔ 5+ Cruises
✔Circle Line or Statue of Liberty
Food Tours✔ 10+ Food on Foot✔ 10+ Food on Foot✔ 10+ Food on Foot 
Movie & TV✔ 3+ On Location✔ East Village, Central Park
✔ Marvel & DC Superheroes
✔ Seinfeld
✔ Marvel & DC Superheroes
✔ When Harry Met Seinfeld
 
Walking Tours✔20+ Choices✔10+ Choices✔10+ Choices 
Shopping Tours✔Fashion Windows
✔Macy's Historical
✔Woodbury Common Outlets Bus
✔Fashion Windows
✔Holiday Markets & Lights
✔Woodbury Common Outlets Bus
✔Fashion Windows
✔Woodbury Common Outlets Bus
 

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