A visit to New York City isn’t complete until you’ve seen the city’s top attractions, and the New York Explorer Pass lets you see them all. This great value pass saves you both time and money, with savings of up to 45% compared to on the gate prices! Plus, you’ll get skip-the-line access for several attractions, giving you more time to explore this incredible city. The New York Explorer Pass has more than 50 fantastic attractions to choose including admission to the Empire State Building, Top of the Rock and Statue of Liberty to name a few. If that wasn’t enough, 6 new attractions have recently been added, giving you more choice than ever!
If you’re looking for something a bit different to do in the city, these new attractions might give you some inspiration…
1. Hamilton Happy Hour Tour
If you’re a bit of a theatre buff, you’ll know that Hamilton is one of the most popular shows on Broadway. If you’re a fan (or you just want to see what all the fuss is about!) you can try this exciting Hamilton Happy Hour Tour. Follow in the footsteps of Alexander Hamilton, as you explore the streets of New York’s oldest neighbourhood with a local tour guide. You’ll learn all about his life and accomplishments and how he came to be one of the most beloved and controversial founding fathers. The tour ends at Hamilton’s favourite tavern, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy a drink (or two!).
2. Gulliver’s Gate
Gulliver’s Gate offers a totally unique experience, where you can discover a fascinating miniature world. This attraction has been ranked as one of the ‘Top 100 Things to Do in NYC’ by TripAdvisor, so if you fancy trying something a bit different, we’d recommend paying a visit. There are more than 25 miniature cities from 5 continents to admire. You’ll even be able to get a look at miniature versions of some of NYC’s iconic landmarks, like Grand Central Station, the Rockefeller Center and the Brooklyn Bridge. You’ll also get a souvenir key upon arrival, which allows you to bring to life the interactive exhibits.
3. 9/11 Memorial Museum
The 9/11 Memorial Museum has now been added to the New York Explorer Pass. This poignant museum is a moving tribute to the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attack on New York City. Inside, you’ll find several interactive exhibits that tell the tragic story of the events that took place and the lasting effect they had on the victims, their families and the city. There’s also a collection of authentic artefacts on display. The museum is located right next to the 9/11 Memorial pools, which sit where the Twin Towers once stood. Make sure you spend some time at this peaceful tribute after you’ve visited the museum.
4. National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey
The National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey is set right in the heart of Times Square, so it’s easy to get to and makes for a great stop on your sightseeing adventures. This is a first-of-its-kind entertainment experience, that lets you explore the Pacific Ocean by using ground-breaking technology. You’ll be fully immersed into a thrilling underwater journey, as you come face to face with humpback whales, great white sharks, sea lions and much more. There’s impressive holograms and touch screens and the marine creatures even interact with visitors!
5. Catacombs by Candlelight Tour
For something totally different, head deep underground to the catacombs that lie beneath the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral. For over 200 years, these catacombs have served as the final resting place for noteworthy New Yorkers, including bishops, bankers, lawyers and political candidates. The eeriness of this experience is heightened by the candlelit journey into the crypts. Are you brave enough to venture inside?
6. Great Women of New York: Walking Tour
This fantastic tour gives you the chance to learn all about some of the most influential and inspiring women, who have played an important role in shaping New York City. This 2.5- hour guided walking tour, is not only a great way to find out about these amazing women, but also a brilliant way to get to know the city. Your tour guide will share insightful stories about important women, from tales of talented writers, to the first woman to be injured in combat and the heroes of 9/11.
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