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New York City: City Highlights Guided Bike Tour

1. New York City: City Highlights Guided Bike Tour

Discover New York City with a 9-mile bike tour through the city that never sleeps. Join a professional New York City tour guide who will escort you to smome of the most fascinating landmarks of the city such as Columbia University, Hudson Yards, the Highline, and Wall Street. Start the tour in Harlem, and get a unique perspective of the city on a tour combining excitement with education and adventure. Enjoy the sights of the city like the Flatiron Building, Madison Square Park, the Intrepid, and the point on the River Hudson where Captain Sully famously landed his stricken plane. Stretch your legs and get a good, healthy workout, but don’t worry, this isn’t a race! The tour is designed to be leisurely and allow you to enjoy the city and admire the sights.  Finish the tour downtown at the South Street Seaport, a historic neighborhood just below the Brooklyn Bridge.

New York: Midtown Manhattan City Exploration Game

2. New York: Midtown Manhattan City Exploration Game

Imagine you’re a young reporter who has just moved to New York City in hopes to make your “big break.” You’ve recently received a lead that suggests magic is here in Midtown! Your lead instructs you to meet him in Grand Central, where he’ll provide you with everything you need to discover a Secret Society of Magical Persons. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Ready for an adventure? The city game starts at the Grand Central Station. It will take you around 1.5 hours to complete and you can also explore at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. You will finish at The Plaza Hotel. After your booking. you will receive an email on how to download the game to your phone. You can play on your own, in a large group or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to download and play the city game on their phones. Alternatively, each person can make their own purchase.

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What people are saying about Herald Square

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,393 reviews

Great way to see New York city

This was a great way to see New York. Bikes were excellent. The beginning of the ride took us up two hills which nearly killed my unfit sister, but after that it was on a flat. Our group was small, just the four of us (3 in our 50's and 1 in their 20's), and our guide Chuck was knowledgeable and chilled. Although it was supposed to be 2 hours it took more like 3 but there was no clock watching which was great. You do travel through traffic which could be daunting for some, although about 2/3 of the ride was on cycle paths. You cover a lot of ground being on bikes, much more than a walking tour. I'd definitely recommend it.

Brilliant!

Great tour. Guide Debra was very informative & fun. She pointed out all the sites & also told funny anecdotes. The Tour went through Harlem then Riverside Park & down the Hudson walkway to the Brooklyn Bridge. We stopped along the way & walked about too-at Ground Zero. In all it lasted about 3 hours. I was really impressed by the quality of the bikes too-Cannondales which seemed new. I was particularly lucky as I was the only person on the tour but even if it had been busier Debra would have entertained everyone. I thoroughly recommend this tour.

Great ride and great guide☺️

Our guide ‘Dr Dann’ was great. My husband Mike and myself were the only guests on the ride so we had a private guided tour around the sights of New York not usually seen. Although it was chilly the ride along the Hudson cycle route was spectacular and Kevin was keen to point out those buildings and sights that we would not have noticed ourselves. We ended the ride with an exilerating ride along Broadway and saw New York through the eyes of a ‘native New Yorker’.

Excellent tour with Johannes, our tour guide. He showed us Central Park and a lot of other highlights of New York, like Lincoln Plaza, Broadway, Time Square, WTC, Chelsea piers, etc. Remarkable trip, we enjoyed all 5.

My cousin and I had a fantastic time thanks to the great bikes and even better guide, Richard. Highly recommended!