Traveling to New York City: 5 Unique Tours to Consider
They say that one of the best places to visit in the world is New York City and if you’ve ever been there before, we’re pretty sure that you’ll agree.
Not only is it the home of many popular landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building but you can also go there to check out several award-winning Broadway shows, visit a myriad of museums and eat at some of the best restaurants around.
So, if you’re in the process of planning another trip to New York or you’re someone who is going for the first time and you want to get the full tourist experience, you’ve definitely got to participate in of their tours. If you’d like a list of some of the most unique ones to consider, we have provided you with five of them below:
Have you always been curious about how the historically rich and famous lived in New York City? If so, you should take the Millionaire’s Mile tour. It’s a fun and informative tour that takes place around Fifth Avenue. Typically the group is between 12-15 people and it’s such a favorite in the city that even Madonna has sung its praises.
Central Park Movie Tour.
Are you fond of movies? Have you always wondered where some of the scenes of some of the most popular movies in New York were filmed? If so, you will thoroughly enjoy taking the Central Park Movie Tour.
The tour guide will take you to where Macaulay Culkin fed pigeons in Home Alone II (so that you can as well), you’ll be able to skate at Wollman Skating Rink like Kate Beckinsale and John Cusack did in Serendipity and you’ll walk through the Tavern on the Green where a scene of Ghostbusters was filmed.
Hassidic Jewish Walking Tours of NYC.
The Jewish culture is extremely strong in New York. If you would like to learn about some of the reasons why, you should book a reservation with the Hassidic Jewish Walking Tours of NYC.
While on that tour, you’ll learn about the history of the Jewish people living in New York dating all the way back to the 1880s. You’ll also be able to visit one of their well-known synagogues and even eat at a famous Matza bakery.
Sunday Gospel Tour.
If you’re looking for something to do on a Sunday morning and you’ve always been curious about the black culture of New York (and more specifically, in Harlem), going on the Sunday Gospel Tour is an absolute must.
During the 4-6 hour tour, you will be able to be able to visit the Apollo Theatre, Duke Ellington’s home, have an authentic soul food meal in the heart of the area and even visit one of the churches so that you can hear gospel music by some of Harlem’s most-celebrated choirs.
Cycle Central Park Tour.
Have you always wanted to ride your bike through Central Park? If so, you can do so by going on the Cycle Central Park Tour. You can either rent a bike to ride up to seven miles or go on a pedicab tour for two hours. For more information on the Cycle Central Park Tour, visit Cycle Central Park Tour.