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From NYC: Hamptons, Sag Harbor, and Outlet Shopping Day Trip

1. From NYC: Hamptons, Sag Harbor, and Outlet Shopping Day Trip

Escape the bustle of New York for the day and soak up the peace and quiet of the Hamptons on this day tour. Visit the picturesque towns of Southampton and Sag Harbor and pick up some bargains at Tanger Outlets. Depart New York through Queens and leave the hustle and bustle of the big city behind. Learn why the rich and famous chose to make Long Island their own personal playground when the scenery transforms from tall buildings to open spaces, beautiful meadows, and magnificently landscaped homes. Continue east passing the Long Island Duck before arriving at the famous Southampton where residents such as Jerry Seinfeld, Paris Hilton, David Letterman, Steven Spielberg, and others have made it their home. This is definitely the place to see and be seen. Then stroll down the picturesque main street, before heading through the historical area of the harbor and along the ocean drive, passing the homes of the rich and famous along the way. Continue to one of the oldest and best wineries in Southampton, where you'll enjoy complimentary wine tasting. Your next stop is Sag Harbor, a quaint town that invites its visitors to enjoy its unique atmosphere. Take time to tour the harbor and see the yachts that are the toys of the rich, then stop at the antique stores or the old-world shops for some real bargains. After lunch, head west towards the Tanger Outlets where you can pick up your mall goodies and then explore the stores – find your own bargain with brand-name stores for less. In the late afternoon, depart west for an evening arrival in New York.

Paradox Experience New Jersey Entry Ticket

2. Paradox Experience New Jersey Entry Ticket

Paradox, conveniently located inside American Dream Mall, is a fun, interactive experience for all ages! Explore a variety of illusion-based exhibits that will challenge your sense of reality and provide unbelievable photos along the way. Walk on the ceiling in our Reverse Room and disappear in the blink of an eye with our Camouflage Wall. Paradox welcomes visitors of all ages and groups of all sizes. Come have fun and create incredible photos and lasting memories. Innovative Group Activity Paradox is perfect for all types of group outings - corporate team building, family reunions and more!

Lower Manhattan Tour: Wall Street & 9/11 Memorial

3. Lower Manhattan Tour: Wall Street & 9/11 Memorial

Spend your morning discovering the heart of Manhattan with a local to show you its biggest sights, from the skyscrapers of Wall Street to the pools and engraved names at the 9/11 Memorial. Start with the Financial District to get fascinating insight into the history of finance, politics, and power in NYC (and the world) as you walk by famous sights like Federal Hall and Trinity Church. Then head to the 9/11 Memorial, where you'll discover the impact of this day on the city and the world as you pause for a moment of reflection at the country's largest man-made waterfalls. We'll walk part of the Canyon of Heroes, visit many more beloved landmarks, and even glimpse the Statue of Liberty across the bay in this immersive walking tour of NYC’s iconic Lower Manhattan.

Sleepy Hollow: Washington Irving Self-Guided Audio Drive

4. Sleepy Hollow: Washington Irving Self-Guided Audio Drive

Washington Irving immortalized the legendary towns of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown in his 1820s short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. On this driving tour, you’ll chase down the ghostly and headless figure on horseback from the story, while you take in the iconic and haunted sites that inspired it. Our drive starts outside Philipsburg Manor where you’ll hear how the famed author mixed Sleepy Hollow lore, local characters, and material he collected, borrowed, and stole from a range of sources to create the legend of the Headless Horseman. From there, I’ll show you the mill where a young Irving first heard the tale of a Hessian soldier who lost his head during the American Revolution. It was here, too, that the galloping goblin later raced and, using his detached head, brained schoolmaster Ichabod Crane. You’ll hear stories about the many spirits that are still believed to inhabit the town and its neighbor, Tarrytown, before ending at the site where the soldier is said to have lost his head! On this driving tour through the Hudson River Valley, you’ll also: • Find out what the 1685 Old Dutch Reformed Church graveyard has to do with the Headless Horseman • See Sleepy Hollow Cemetery where Washington Irving is buried, and hear the ghostly tale of the Bronze Lady • Pass through the often eerie roadways of Sleepy Hollow Country Club which are known stomping grounds for the galloping goblin • Cruise by Sparta Cemetery which was scarred by British cannons during the American Revolution and now is haunted by the mysterious “Leatherman” • Find out about the British spy, Major John Andre, who haunts Tarrytown’s Patriot’s Park • Hear heart-breaking tales about the three Wailing Women whose cries penetrate storms • Discover the other legend of Sleepy Hollow, Mother Hulda • Take in the historical site of the author’s former home, Washington Irving’s Sunnyside • Learn the name of the headless soldier that inspired countless iterations Join me, Jonathan Kruk, Historic Hudson Valley’s “best storyteller”, as I show you the area’s most haunted spots. I’ve performed “the Legend” a thousand times in the last twenty-five years and look forward to bringing Irving’s stories to life on this tour. By the end of this hour-long tour, you too will be under Sleepy Hollow’s spell!

NYC: Museum of the Moving Image Flexible Ticket

5. NYC: Museum of the Moving Image Flexible Ticket

Explore the United States' only museum dedicated to the art, history, technique, and technology of the moving image in all its forms. Delight in a one-of-a-kind destination for audiences of all ages and interests, from connoisseurs of classic cinema to children and families to avid gamers. Enjoy flexible admission valid for 14 days from the date booked. Museum of the Moving Image embraces a wide range of subjects, from 19th-century optical toys to the latest in digital art, and explores every phase of the production, promotion, and exhibition of moving images. It offers an engaging, highly interactive core exhibition, programs of contemporary and classic films from around the world, discussions with leading figures in film and television, a unique collection, inspiring educational programs for learners of all ages, stimulating changing exhibitions, and groundbreaking online projects. ON VIEW The Jim Henson Exhibition Explore how Henson and his team of builders, performers, and writers brought to life The Muppet Show, the Muppet movies, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth Behind the Screen Immerse yourself in the creative and technical process of producing, promoting, and presenting films, television shows, and digital entertainment. This exhibition includes the Tut’s Fever Movie Palace installation. PLUS Temporary Exhibitions focusing on subjects ranging from digital art to video games and beyond.

NYC: 4th of July Fireworks Party Cruise with Dinner & Drinks

6. NYC: 4th of July Fireworks Party Cruise with Dinner & Drinks

This top-tier vessel has everything you need to catch all the spectacular sights and sounds of the holiday, topped off (naturally) by the Annual Macy’s July 4th Fireworks. Families are welcome to partake in a sumptuous three-course dinner buffet available on both interior decks. Adults can additionally fete the holiday’s freedom with a premium open bar, and all parties are welcome to the unobstructed views from the open-air Sky Deck. Seating is guaranteed for all guests, should you want to take a load off, though a live DJ’s manning the musical part of the voyage to keep you partying the whole night. It doesn’t take long to understand why the yacht’s called Serenity; this professionally chartered cruise removes all everyday stressors so that you can enjoy Independence Day in full. Regardless of which climate-controlled deck you’re in, you’ll be treated to the comfort and cheer that comes from good company, great atmosphere, and lovely landmarks like the World Trade Center and Brooklyn Bridge. This July 4th, treat yourself to some serene New York City sightseeing and celebrate America in style.

Sail Long Island Sound with Captain Steve

7. Sail Long Island Sound with Captain Steve

Charter a sailboat and explore Manhasset Bay and the Long Island Sound. Sit back, relax, and soak up the sun as your U.S. Coast Guard certified captain navigates the waters and shows you the sights. Hop aboard the "Sales Call", a 34-foot Beneteau Oceanis yacht for an unforgettable evening off the coast of Port Washington. Get a glimpse of Long Island's past as you sail past Gold Coast Mansions and marvel at the many lighthouses lining the bay. Feeling adventurous? Let your captain teach you how to sail. Learn how to adjust the sails and set the course, then, take the helm and steer the ship. Make the most of your sunset boat tour and bring your own refreshments aboard. 

Rockefeller Center Art & History: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

8. Rockefeller Center Art & History: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Millions visit Rockefeller Center, but few notice its many hidden wonders, or understand the fascinating story of how it came to be. On this walking tour, I’ll show you what other visitors miss, including the secret stories contained in its decorative artworks, and the cast of fascinating characters who created it. Starting outside the center on Rockefeller Plaza, you’ll hear tales of courage and love, scandal and deceit, communists and capitalists, speakeasies and teetotalers. I’ll tell you how John D Rockefeller Sr. made the greatest fortune in history, and how his son Junior tried to give it all away. You’ll hear how Junior personally funded the largest private real estate development in history during the Great Depression creating thousands of jobs for desperate workers. You’ll also discover why Junior refused to enter the center through its side doors. As you make your way around the plaza, I’ll point out the famous skating rink, the British Empire Building, and Palazzo De Italia, where you’ll learn the link between Mussolini’s downfall and spaghetti. I’ll also reveal how Rockefeller Center became the global epicenter of Christmas, and the location for famous holiday movies. Along the way, you will: • Decode the secret allegories hidden in some of the world’s greatest Art Deco masterpieces, many with communist themes, including La Maison Francaise • Raise a glass to the Irish bartenders who declared, ”no son-of-a-bitchin’ Rockefeller is gonna tear down my bar!”...and won • Learn how the famous Channel Gardens got their name • Hear why the iconic golden statue of Prometheus is nicknamed, “Leaping Louie” • Meet Atlas, the famous humanist statue and decide for yourself whether he really does looks like Mussolini • Imagine yourself in the audience on the opening night of Radio City Music Hall, one of the greatest flops of all time • Discover why the Army posted guards under the stage of the Music Hall to protect military technology • Duck into Magnolia Bakery, once a prohibition-era speakeasy called Hurley’s You’ll also get the inside scoop on how artist Diego Rivera pulled a fast one on the Rockefellers, leading to one of the greatest scandals in art history. And, to top it off, I’ll give you a tour of 30 Rockefeller Plaza’s 15 amazing murals! By the end of this 90-minute tour, you’ll have a unique appreciation for the popular and iconic attraction.

Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo: Guided New York Food Tour

9. Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo: Guided New York Food Tour

The only food tour of New York you’ll ever need to go on! On this tour, you’ll explore the tasty food scene in New York with one of our talented and knowledgeable guides! You’ll learn what makes NYC’s food the most diverse in the world with immigration being a big factor in its variety. We’ll share how certain dishes got here and how it has shaped the city today. We will enjoy sizable tastings from five award-winning restaurants so come hungry! We’ll share how certain dishes got here and how it has shaped the city today. We will enjoy sizable tastings from five award-winning restaurants so come hungry! You will get: - Falafal in Brooklyn Heights - 1 (or 2, if you’re hungry) full-size pizza slices from @grimaldispizza 🍕 - Tacos from @lostacos1 🌮 - Pancakes from @clintonstbakingco 🥞 - Ice cream from @thebrooklynicecreamfactory 🍦 - A historical walking tour with a professional NYC guide in a small group setting. Between foodie stops, we’ll share the fascinating true history of the Brooklyn Bridge, see local street art, and learn about Dumbo’s industrial past, all while enjoying breathtaking skyline views. At the end of the tour, you'll get to enjoy a sweet treat while having a beautiful view of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Hoboken: Private Walking Tour with Manhattan Views

10. Hoboken: Private Walking Tour with Manhattan Views

Hoboken’s Manhattan views, riverfront parks, industrial past, immigrant influences, brownstones, cafes, shops and food offer a unique look into local life and history. Please read this to better understand the city I hope we will explore together: nytimes.com/1985/11/15/arts/hoboken-a-10-minute-ride-to-far-away.html The following are examples of where we can go. We can customize! Waterfront. Hoboken has transformed its industrial piers into beautiful parks and promenades, which offer expansive views of the New York City skyline. The largest is Pier A Park, extending 800 feet into the Hudson River. The Urban Land Institute named it a top 10 U.S. urban park. History. Hoboken is the birthplace of baseball, Frank Sinatra and the zipper; key player in American wars, immigration and industrialization; and former home to some of the 20th century's most advanced shipyards and factories, including Maxwell House, Lipton Tea and Tootsie Roll. Museum. For those interested, we can visit Hoboken’s quaint historical museum. ($5 entry. Only open in afternoon. Closed on Mondays.) Architecture. With tree-lined blocks of 3- and 4-story brownstones, sidewalk cafes and a few cobblestone streets, you won’t believe you’re only a mile from Times Square. We'll also visit Hoboken's rail terminal – quietly the 9th busiest in North America – whose 1907 Beaux Arts waiting room will take you back in time. Washington Street. Hoboken’s main commercial thoroughfare is home to restaurants, bars, cafes and shops – many still locally owned. The American Planning Association once named it one of the “10 Great Streets in America.” Immigration. Hoboken was a prominent destination for German and Irish immigrants in the 19th century and Italians and Puerto Ricans in the 20th century. Their influences remain visible in contemporary Hoboken’s buildings, churches, food, festivals, social clubs and people. Bakeries, Delis & Gelaterias. The original Carlo's Bakery (aka Cake Boss, 1910) and Fiore’s (housemade mozzarella, 1913) are among Hoboken's most famous local eateries. More recently, Kikilu Gelato rose to the top of Hoboken's must-taste attractions – the best outside Italy! Bars, Bagels & Pizzerias. Along with allegedly having “the most bars per square mile” in the U.S., Hoboken features countless bagel shops and pizzerias, creating ample opportunity for guests to sample New York style bagels, pizza and bacon-egg-and-cheeses. American Brands. For out-of-town visitors seeking well-known brands without Manhattan crowds, Hoboken has a Shake Shack, Del Frisco’s Steakhouse, Nike Store, lululemon and more – all within a 5-minute walk! Stevens Institute of Technology. A top-100 American university perched on a hill above the Hudson River, the Stevens campus offers still more spectacular views of the Empire State Building, One World Trade Center (Freedom Tower) and surrounding skyline. Operated by Viamo Tours, LLC Hosted by Greg Guglielmo (linkedin.com/in/gregguglielmo/)

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From NYC: Hamptons, Sag Harbor, and Outlet Shopping Day Trip

From NYC: Hamptons, Sag Harbor, and Outlet Shopping Day Trip

Escape the bustle of New York for the day and soak up the peace and quiet of the Hamptons on this day tour. Visit the picturesque towns of Southampton and Sag Harbor and pick up some bargains at Tanger Outlets. Depart New York through Queens and leave the hustle and bustle of the big city behind. Learn why the rich and famous chose to make Long Island their own personal playground when the scenery transforms from tall buildings to open spaces, beautiful meadows, and magnificently landscaped homes. Continue east passing the Long Island Duck before arriving at the famous Southampton where residents such as Jerry Seinfeld, Paris Hilton, David Letterman, Steven Spielberg, and others have made it their home. This is definitely the place to see and be seen. Then stroll down the picturesque main street, before heading through the historical area of the harbor and along the ocean drive, passing the homes of the rich and famous along the way. Continue to one of the oldest and best wineries in Southampton, where you'll enjoy complimentary wine tasting. Your next stop is Sag Harbor, a quaint town that invites its visitors to enjoy its unique atmosphere. Take time to tour the harbor and see the yachts that are the toys of the rich, then stop at the antique stores or the old-world shops for some real bargains. After lunch, head west towards the Tanger Outlets where you can pick up your mall goodies and then explore the stores – find your own bargain with brand-name stores for less. In the late afternoon, depart west for an evening arrival in New York.

Paradox Experience New Jersey Entry Ticket

Paradox Experience New Jersey Entry Ticket

Paradox, conveniently located inside American Dream Mall, is a fun, interactive experience for all ages! Explore a variety of illusion-based exhibits that will challenge your sense of reality and provide unbelievable photos along the way. Walk on the ceiling in our Reverse Room and disappear in the blink of an eye with our Camouflage Wall. Paradox welcomes visitors of all ages and groups of all sizes. Come have fun and create incredible photos and lasting memories. Innovative Group Activity Paradox is perfect for all types of group outings - corporate team building, family reunions and more!

Lower Manhattan Tour: Wall Street & 9/11 Memorial

Lower Manhattan Tour: Wall Street & 9/11 Memorial

Spend your morning discovering the heart of Manhattan with a local to show you its biggest sights, from the skyscrapers of Wall Street to the pools and engraved names at the 9/11 Memorial. Start with the Financial District to get fascinating insight into the history of finance, politics, and power in NYC (and the world) as you walk by famous sights like Federal Hall and Trinity Church. Then head to the 9/11 Memorial, where you'll discover the impact of this day on the city and the world as you pause for a moment of reflection at the country's largest man-made waterfalls. We'll walk part of the Canyon of Heroes, visit many more beloved landmarks, and even glimpse the Statue of Liberty across the bay in this immersive walking tour of NYC’s iconic Lower Manhattan.

Sleepy Hollow: Washington Irving Self-Guided Audio Drive

Sleepy Hollow: Washington Irving Self-Guided Audio Drive

Washington Irving immortalized the legendary towns of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown in his 1820s short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. On this driving tour, you’ll chase down the ghostly and headless figure on horseback from the story, while you take in the iconic and haunted sites that inspired it. Our drive starts outside Philipsburg Manor where you’ll hear how the famed author mixed Sleepy Hollow lore, local characters, and material he collected, borrowed, and stole from a range of sources to create the legend of the Headless Horseman. From there, I’ll show you the mill where a young Irving first heard the tale of a Hessian soldier who lost his head during the American Revolution. It was here, too, that the galloping goblin later raced and, using his detached head, brained schoolmaster Ichabod Crane. You’ll hear stories about the many spirits that are still believed to inhabit the town and its neighbor, Tarrytown, before ending at the site where the soldier is said to have lost his head! On this driving tour through the Hudson River Valley, you’ll also: • Find out what the 1685 Old Dutch Reformed Church graveyard has to do with the Headless Horseman • See Sleepy Hollow Cemetery where Washington Irving is buried, and hear the ghostly tale of the Bronze Lady • Pass through the often eerie roadways of Sleepy Hollow Country Club which are known stomping grounds for the galloping goblin • Cruise by Sparta Cemetery which was scarred by British cannons during the American Revolution and now is haunted by the mysterious “Leatherman” • Find out about the British spy, Major John Andre, who haunts Tarrytown’s Patriot’s Park • Hear heart-breaking tales about the three Wailing Women whose cries penetrate storms • Discover the other legend of Sleepy Hollow, Mother Hulda • Take in the historical site of the author’s former home, Washington Irving’s Sunnyside • Learn the name of the headless soldier that inspired countless iterations Join me, Jonathan Kruk, Historic Hudson Valley’s “best storyteller”, as I show you the area’s most haunted spots. I’ve performed “the Legend” a thousand times in the last twenty-five years and look forward to bringing Irving’s stories to life on this tour. By the end of this hour-long tour, you too will be under Sleepy Hollow’s spell!

NYC: Museum of the Moving Image Flexible Ticket

NYC: Museum of the Moving Image Flexible Ticket

Explore the United States' only museum dedicated to the art, history, technique, and technology of the moving image in all its forms. Delight in a one-of-a-kind destination for audiences of all ages and interests, from connoisseurs of classic cinema to children and families to avid gamers. Enjoy flexible admission valid for 14 days from the date booked. Museum of the Moving Image embraces a wide range of subjects, from 19th-century optical toys to the latest in digital art, and explores every phase of the production, promotion, and exhibition of moving images. It offers an engaging, highly interactive core exhibition, programs of contemporary and classic films from around the world, discussions with leading figures in film and television, a unique collection, inspiring educational programs for learners of all ages, stimulating changing exhibitions, and groundbreaking online projects. ON VIEW The Jim Henson Exhibition Explore how Henson and his team of builders, performers, and writers brought to life The Muppet Show, the Muppet movies, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth Behind the Screen Immerse yourself in the creative and technical process of producing, promoting, and presenting films, television shows, and digital entertainment. This exhibition includes the Tut’s Fever Movie Palace installation. PLUS Temporary Exhibitions focusing on subjects ranging from digital art to video games and beyond.

NYC: 4th of July Fireworks Party Cruise with Dinner & Drinks

NYC: 4th of July Fireworks Party Cruise with Dinner & Drinks

This top-tier vessel has everything you need to catch all the spectacular sights and sounds of the holiday, topped off (naturally) by the Annual Macy’s July 4th Fireworks. Families are welcome to partake in a sumptuous three-course dinner buffet available on both interior decks. Adults can additionally fete the holiday’s freedom with a premium open bar, and all parties are welcome to the unobstructed views from the open-air Sky Deck. Seating is guaranteed for all guests, should you want to take a load off, though a live DJ’s manning the musical part of the voyage to keep you partying the whole night. It doesn’t take long to understand why the yacht’s called Serenity; this professionally chartered cruise removes all everyday stressors so that you can enjoy Independence Day in full. Regardless of which climate-controlled deck you’re in, you’ll be treated to the comfort and cheer that comes from good company, great atmosphere, and lovely landmarks like the World Trade Center and Brooklyn Bridge. This July 4th, treat yourself to some serene New York City sightseeing and celebrate America in style.

Sail Long Island Sound with Captain Steve

Sail Long Island Sound with Captain Steve

Charter a sailboat and explore Manhasset Bay and the Long Island Sound. Sit back, relax, and soak up the sun as your U.S. Coast Guard certified captain navigates the waters and shows you the sights. Hop aboard the "Sales Call", a 34-foot Beneteau Oceanis yacht for an unforgettable evening off the coast of Port Washington. Get a glimpse of Long Island's past as you sail past Gold Coast Mansions and marvel at the many lighthouses lining the bay. Feeling adventurous? Let your captain teach you how to sail. Learn how to adjust the sails and set the course, then, take the helm and steer the ship. Make the most of your sunset boat tour and bring your own refreshments aboard. 

Rockefeller Center Art & History: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Rockefeller Center Art & History: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Millions visit Rockefeller Center, but few notice its many hidden wonders, or understand the fascinating story of how it came to be. On this walking tour, I’ll show you what other visitors miss, including the secret stories contained in its decorative artworks, and the cast of fascinating characters who created it. Starting outside the center on Rockefeller Plaza, you’ll hear tales of courage and love, scandal and deceit, communists and capitalists, speakeasies and teetotalers. I’ll tell you how John D Rockefeller Sr. made the greatest fortune in history, and how his son Junior tried to give it all away. You’ll hear how Junior personally funded the largest private real estate development in history during the Great Depression creating thousands of jobs for desperate workers. You’ll also discover why Junior refused to enter the center through its side doors. As you make your way around the plaza, I’ll point out the famous skating rink, the British Empire Building, and Palazzo De Italia, where you’ll learn the link between Mussolini’s downfall and spaghetti. I’ll also reveal how Rockefeller Center became the global epicenter of Christmas, and the location for famous holiday movies. Along the way, you will: • Decode the secret allegories hidden in some of the world’s greatest Art Deco masterpieces, many with communist themes, including La Maison Francaise • Raise a glass to the Irish bartenders who declared, ”no son-of-a-bitchin’ Rockefeller is gonna tear down my bar!”...and won • Learn how the famous Channel Gardens got their name • Hear why the iconic golden statue of Prometheus is nicknamed, “Leaping Louie” • Meet Atlas, the famous humanist statue and decide for yourself whether he really does looks like Mussolini • Imagine yourself in the audience on the opening night of Radio City Music Hall, one of the greatest flops of all time • Discover why the Army posted guards under the stage of the Music Hall to protect military technology • Duck into Magnolia Bakery, once a prohibition-era speakeasy called Hurley’s You’ll also get the inside scoop on how artist Diego Rivera pulled a fast one on the Rockefellers, leading to one of the greatest scandals in art history. And, to top it off, I’ll give you a tour of 30 Rockefeller Plaza’s 15 amazing murals! By the end of this 90-minute tour, you’ll have a unique appreciation for the popular and iconic attraction.

Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo: Guided New York Food Tour

Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo: Guided New York Food Tour

The only food tour of New York you’ll ever need to go on! On this tour, you’ll explore the tasty food scene in New York with one of our talented and knowledgeable guides! You’ll learn what makes NYC’s food the most diverse in the world with immigration being a big factor in its variety. We’ll share how certain dishes got here and how it has shaped the city today. We will enjoy sizable tastings from five award-winning restaurants so come hungry! We’ll share how certain dishes got here and how it has shaped the city today. We will enjoy sizable tastings from five award-winning restaurants so come hungry! You will get: - Falafal in Brooklyn Heights - 1 (or 2, if you’re hungry) full-size pizza slices from @grimaldispizza 🍕 - Tacos from @lostacos1 🌮 - Pancakes from @clintonstbakingco 🥞 - Ice cream from @thebrooklynicecreamfactory 🍦 - A historical walking tour with a professional NYC guide in a small group setting. Between foodie stops, we’ll share the fascinating true history of the Brooklyn Bridge, see local street art, and learn about Dumbo’s industrial past, all while enjoying breathtaking skyline views. At the end of the tour, you'll get to enjoy a sweet treat while having a beautiful view of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Hoboken: Private Walking Tour with Manhattan Views

Hoboken: Private Walking Tour with Manhattan Views

Hoboken’s Manhattan views, riverfront parks, industrial past, immigrant influences, brownstones, cafes, shops and food offer a unique look into local life and history. Please read this to better understand the city I hope we will explore together: nytimes.com/1985/11/15/arts/hoboken-a-10-minute-ride-to-far-away.html The following are examples of where we can go. We can customize! Waterfront. Hoboken has transformed its industrial piers into beautiful parks and promenades, which offer expansive views of the New York City skyline. The largest is Pier A Park, extending 800 feet into the Hudson River. The Urban Land Institute named it a top 10 U.S. urban park. History. Hoboken is the birthplace of baseball, Frank Sinatra and the zipper; key player in American wars, immigration and industrialization; and former home to some of the 20th century's most advanced shipyards and factories, including Maxwell House, Lipton Tea and Tootsie Roll. Museum. For those interested, we can visit Hoboken’s quaint historical museum. ($5 entry. Only open in afternoon. Closed on Mondays.) Architecture. With tree-lined blocks of 3- and 4-story brownstones, sidewalk cafes and a few cobblestone streets, you won’t believe you’re only a mile from Times Square. We'll also visit Hoboken's rail terminal – quietly the 9th busiest in North America – whose 1907 Beaux Arts waiting room will take you back in time. Washington Street. Hoboken’s main commercial thoroughfare is home to restaurants, bars, cafes and shops – many still locally owned. The American Planning Association once named it one of the “10 Great Streets in America.” Immigration. Hoboken was a prominent destination for German and Irish immigrants in the 19th century and Italians and Puerto Ricans in the 20th century. Their influences remain visible in contemporary Hoboken’s buildings, churches, food, festivals, social clubs and people. Bakeries, Delis & Gelaterias. The original Carlo's Bakery (aka Cake Boss, 1910) and Fiore’s (housemade mozzarella, 1913) are among Hoboken's most famous local eateries. More recently, Kikilu Gelato rose to the top of Hoboken's must-taste attractions – the best outside Italy! Bars, Bagels & Pizzerias. Along with allegedly having “the most bars per square mile” in the U.S., Hoboken features countless bagel shops and pizzerias, creating ample opportunity for guests to sample New York style bagels, pizza and bacon-egg-and-cheeses. American Brands. For out-of-town visitors seeking well-known brands without Manhattan crowds, Hoboken has a Shake Shack, Del Frisco’s Steakhouse, Nike Store, lululemon and more – all within a 5-minute walk! Stevens Institute of Technology. A top-100 American university perched on a hill above the Hudson River, the Stevens campus offers still more spectacular views of the Empire State Building, One World Trade Center (Freedom Tower) and surrounding skyline. Operated by Viamo Tours, LLC Hosted by Greg Guglielmo (linkedin.com/in/gregguglielmo/)

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