Whether you’re a native New Yorker or it’s your first time visiting the City that Never Sleeps, originally named New Amsterdam, NYC tours can be the best way to discover some of the city’s remarkable treasures. A little more than eight million people reside in this city and over eight hundred languages are spoken, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world New York City has always attracted many visitors each year and with its unique ability to cater to the interests of everyone-lovers of art, theater, history, fashion, architecture, nature, food, and music, there is something for all! The fun awaits both on land and on the water!

New York’s City two icons, the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island are just a few of the most notable places to see. There’s much more: From food tours taking you on a taste of New York City to seeing some of your favorite tv and movie locations, your days fill up in a New York minute. Below are some of the most popular options in 2023 for a fun-filled, action-packed unforgettable trip.


Official NYC Downtown Experience – Statue of Liberty, 9/11 Memorial & Museum, & One World Observatory

This special package provides you access to three world-famous attractions. No trip to New York City would be complete without visiting these sights.

Cross paths with Lady Liberty as millions of others have, learning what it represented to those before you. Then step foot on Ellis Island, the ultimate destination for those in pursuit of the American Dream while learning about the history of the city’s iconic symbol of freedom.

To continue stepping through time, visit the moving and heartfelt 9/11 Memorial & Museum, which allows visitors to honor those who lost their lives on the fateful day of September 11, 2001, while learning about the history of the city’s iconic symbol of freedom. Then finish your journey through New York City history atop the One World Observatory, where you can view Manhattan in all its glory 1200 feet high in the sky. The Official NYC Downtown Experience is an unforgettable journey through New York City’s history.

New York City from above

Helicopter tours in New York City

Find yourself in a New York State of mind but from above- way above! Helicopter tours can be a ride of a lifetime, and New York City is the perfect place to make those dreams happen.

A NYC Tour from a bird’s eye view shows you sights from a whole beautiful new perspective. The world-famous views of the Manhattan skyline are toured for up to 15 minutes. It’s unique, it’s thrilling, and undeniably breathtaking.

Dramatic views of the Empire State Building, and the Statue of Liberty tower before you. Panoramic pictures of Central Park, Times Square, and the Financial District sprawl beneath. Manhattan Helicopter Tours is a flight that no postcard or photo could rival.


Food Tours – Greenwich Village of NYC

New York City is famous for its Italian food and there’s no better place than Greenwich Village to find out why. Rich in Italian history and culture the west side is full of Italian heritage sites to discover.There is so much to experience in this city and a food tour will take you below the surface to make you feel like a true insider.

Take a bite out of the Big Apple combining food and history with a Greenwich Village NYC Food Tour. It gives you the best of both worlds– fueling your mind and stomach.

Home to New York’s first cappuccino, you can sip and drink your way through this iconic area. Savor Italian coffees and authentic espresso as you uncover the stories that make this NYC neighborhood so unique.

Sample a classic NYC pizza slice, fresh homemade pasta, and visit a historic cafe that you may even recognize from a famous movie! No trip to a cafe is complete without a trip to a donut shop with some out-of-the-box flavors that are a must try, and if you are looking for some international flair, the tour includes a Brazilian bakery and a Lebanese shop. And last but certainly not least, a local craft beer favorite! Did you know that New York City is home to the first American pizzeria? New Yorkers take pizza seriously-very seriously, and you won’t want to miss trying the slice of your life.

man eating new york style pizza


Catacombs by Candlelight

After exploring New York City from above, discover the secrets down below.

Off the radar of most tourists, the Catacombs by Candlelight tour takes small groups through 200 years of NYC history.

The intimate tour brings you to the crypts of the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Cathedral and cemeteries. Witness Neo-Gothic architecture and hear the sounds of the Henry Erben Organ echoing throughout.

The history of those that lie within is shared as stories of priests, families, and bishops are brought back to life. It is an alternative and interesting way to learn more about the layers of history that New York City holds.

Sparing you the struggle of getting lost in the concrete jungle, guided NYC tours will take you to where you need to go. While in New York, do what New Yorkers do best; have fun. No city in the world has more or better fun things to do than New York City. Exploring destinations that bring you that New York feeling, will tell you why everyone says, “I love New York!”

Original post date: November 16, 2022