Visit all the important sites in Downtown Manhattan with a once-in-a-lifetime VIP experience. See One World Observatory, 9/11 Memorial, Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island all in one afternoon with your own personal guide.
What to Expect
This New York City sightseeing tour begins at the Alexander Hamilton Custom House, the former site of Fort Amsterdam, where Manhattan began. Learn how New Amsterdam became New York and see other sites in the area including Bowling Green Park and the famous Charging Bull of Wall Street.
The guide will lead the way to Battery Park for skip-the-line privileges before boarding the ferry to Liberty Island. Visit the exclusive Statue of Liberty Museum. Highlights include one of the original statue torches, rare memorabilia, and the plaque with the poem 'The New Colossus' that was at the base of the statue from 1903 until the 1986. Take in the view of the New York skyline from the observation deck.
Take the ferry to Ellis Island while learning the fascinating history of America's peak immigration years. Visit the Great Hall and learn about the process of going through Ellis Island as an immigrant arriving in America. Listen to personal stories and see family photos, the learn how to trace a family history at Ellis Island.
Next, head back to Manhattan, and visit the world famous New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street, and Federal Hall (site of the first capitol building in the United States.
The next stop is Trinity Church, one of the best examples of Gothic Revival Architecture in Manhattan. Visit the grave of Alexander Hamilton and other famous Americans. Then head to the 9/11 Memorial to see the magnificent reflecting pools and pay respects to those who lost their lives in the attacks of September 11, 2001. Learn about the new buildings in the World Trade Center Complex and see the Survivor Tree. Travel to the 102nd floor of One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, for unprecedented views of Manhattan and the entire surrounding region.
- Priority Access to board the ferry to save you time at departure
- Expert guide
- Entrance fees to the Pedestal Museum at Liberty Island and the Museum at Ellis Island
- Round-trip ferry ticket
- Entrance to One World Observatory Observation Deck
What's Not Included
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Lockers for large items on Liberty Island (available for $2.00)
- Statue of Liberty Crown access
- Access to the 9/11 Memorial Museum
- Transportation to/from attractions
Know Before You Go
Food and drink is available for purchase on the Statue Ferry, Liberty Island, and Ellis Island.
A moderate amount of walking is involved, please wear appropriate shoes.
Pedestal is not wheelchair accessible.
Operates in various weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
Backpacks, strollers, and other large items are not allowed in the pedestal of the statue. Lockers are available for rental for $2.00 USD. Rentals are cash only (lockers fee not included).
No food or drink (other than bottled water) is allowed in the pedestal.
Photography is allowed, however no monopods or tripods are allowed.
No weapons of any kind are allowed at the Statue or One World Observatory (including pocket knives, pepper spray, Swiss Army knives, etc.). There is no place to check these items before going through security.