NEW YORK CITY. (WC)
Today, we will have a walking tour through the streets of New York’s Midtown which is the home of famous sights such as Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Central Park, Madison Square Garden and some of the city’s most revered museums and institutions.
Then we will visit The Empire State Building which rises over the Manhattan skyline like a throne. Admire its Art Deco curves up close as you ascend a quarter of a mile skyward to get New York’s best aerial view. From the top, you’ll see the Monopoly-board patchwork of skyscrapers, hotels, apartments, and parks that make up the city. Note that the tallest buildings cluster in Midtown.
NEW YORK (B)
This morning, You’ll see Greenwich Village, the Wall Street district, Little Italy, Chinatown, and other time-honored landmarks. Visit St. Paul’s Chapel in lower Manhattan, a place where George Washington once worshipped and where recovery workers came for rest and care during their time at the World Trade Center site. This afternoon, visit the 9/11 Memorial. Then, we will visit the 9/11 Museum, a poignant tribute to the lives lost at the World Trade Center site in September 2001.
NEW YORK (B)
Today, we will board a ferry to Ellis Island. Take in the incredible views of the towering Statue of Liberty as your ferry cruises by her. More than 12 million people passed through Ellis Island on journeys of immigration. Since 1886, “Lady Liberty” has welcomed immigrants and visitors to New York Harbor. Created as a token of friendship between the U.S. and France, the Statue of Liberty has become a global symbol of freedom.
NEW YORK (B)
Today, we will start our tour in world famous Harlem Area where may be New York’s best kept secret with some of the city’s most interesting architecture, food, music and people. Harlem’s history is also one of the city’s most dramatic, having gone through many ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic changes over the past roughly 400 years, which have resulted in a diverse array of places of worship, theaters, homes and eating establishments. Then we will continue to the most famous park in the United States, Central Park. With over 800 verdant acres located smack-dab in the middle of bustling Manhattan, Central Park has been a bucolic oasis amidst the towering buildings of urban New York. Your local guide will lead you through the park, as you make your way past bikers, roller bladers, and the occasional horse-and-buggy! And don’t forget to watch out for one of Central Park’s most famous year-round residents, Pale Male, the red-tailed hawk that calls Central Park his home. After our lunch we will walk through the Museum mile where The Metropolitan Museum is located and many more.
DEPARTURE FROM NEW YORK CITY (B)
Today after breakfast, we will check out from our hotel and our private car will take you to the airport for your next destination.
Rising high above Midtown Manhattan, Sheraton Times Square invites guests to embrace the unrivaled energy of New York City. Modern amenities, refined accommodations and gracious service combine to create an iconic hotel experience. Our thoughtfully appointed guest rooms are designed to promote productivity and facilitate relaxation.
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