New York is recognized globally for its diversity and culture, housing some of the world's most renowned buildings, shoe stores and entertainment. Seeing the Empire State Building or buying a designer handbag are more than fantasy in New York. Whatever your pleasure, New York will deliver.
Until you see New York City from the top of the Empire State Building, you haven't really seen it! You'll remember your first visit to the Empire State Building and the amazing 360-degree panoramic views of Manhattan forever.
Take a guided tour of the New York sites you know and love from your favorite TV shows and movies! On this must-do tour, your guide will take you to over 60 instantly recognizable locations from TV and film.
Bring an empty suitcase along for a day of unbeatable brand-name shopping at low prices! Take a trip to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets for discount shopping on major brands and labels. Featuring 220 stores and eateries, there's no better place for a day of bargain shopping in New York.
Celebrate your visit to New York City with a private helicopter flight over Manhattan. What could be more romantic than a personalized flight over NYC? Or perhaps you're celebrating an anniversary, wedding, engagement or birthday? Make the occasion one to remember with your very own sightseeing flight by helicopter!
The timeless rock of the 1980s and the classic "hair bands" that filled the airwaves for more than a decade have inspired Rock Of Ages - a Broadway theatrical experience depicting the rock scene in Hollywood is now taking over the streets of New York.
Book your tickets for the Tony-winning extravaganza "The Lion King" on Broadway. A favorite with children and adults alike, "The Lion King" is a visual and audio feast of colorful costumes and award-winning music by Elton John and Tim Rice. Don't miss your chance to see this popular Broadway show during your visit to New York City.
Explore New York Harbor on a commentated cruise with fantastic views of the Statue of Liberty, Manhattan Skyline and Brooklyn Bridge. Learn about New York's history while seeing the sights and getting an overview of this world-famous city.
Take the NBC Studio Tour that's been wowing lovers of radio and TV since 1933. You'll learn about NBC's early radio days and its transition into television during this tour of the New York studio's operations.
Take a day trip to 3 of the best wineries, Paumanok Vineyards, Macari Vineyards and Martha Clara Vineyards. Each winery provides you with tastings of the finest wines on offer. After a picnic lunch, hit the shops with an afternoon of retail therapy at Tanger Outlets where you'll find brand names without brand name price tags!
A must-do for any baseball fan! Go behind the scenes of one of the most storied teams in baseball on a Yankee Stadium tour. Visit iconic Yankees locations such as the New York Yankees Club House, the dugout, the playing field, press box, Monument Park, the batting cages, the Yankee Stadium Museum, and the Great Hall.
A valid Canadian passport is required for Canadians intending to visit the United States. The passport should be valid for at least the expected duration of stay in the country. For all other nationalities, consult your consulate or tourist board for details. You can also visit http://www.voyage.gc.ca/ for up-to-date information.
Most shops are open from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM Monday to Friday and 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Saturday and Sunday.
The official currency is the US Dollar.
Banks are generally open from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm Mon-Fri. Some banks open on Saturdays with reduced hours of operation. There are several major chains and branches of all banks and ATM's are available throughout the city. Major credit cards are very widely accepted.
Most hotel and restaurant bills include a service charge. Make sure you check the bill to avoid tipping twice. Where a service charge is not included in a restaurant, or for a taxi driver, tour guide or other service provider, it is customary to leave a tip of 10%-15% of the bill.
110V, same as Canada