New York City Sightseeing with Bus Tours
If you are traveling on a budget to see New York City, there are some good options available that you can consider for your sightseeing purpose. The New York City double-decker bus tour is one of the best options to get to know the whole city in the shortest time possible. These tickets can be booked online and can be printed. If you don’t have a printer to print right away, you can get the ticket by email and get a copy later. When you arrive in the city, showing this online reservation ticket coupon, you can pick up the actual ticket at any of the offices mentioned on their website. By booking online, you can also save $ 5 on each ticket. So if you are going as a family, just calculate and see how much you can save.
There are different types of tours available such as Uptown tour, Midtown tour, Brooklyn tour, etc. Each tour covers different areas. If you are interested in visiting places like Central Park and Zoo, Harlem, Lincoln Center, Museum of Modern Art, Museum of the City of New York, Cathedral of St. John’s the Divine, etc., you can choose the Uptown tour. They take you to all these places.
The downtown tour will take you to places like Times Square, Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Little Italy, China Town, Soho, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Top of the Observation Deck, etc. and, of course, the lights of New York City.
To go to the Brooklyn side, the Brooklyn tour takes you to see the Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn and Prospect Park, Grand Army Plaza, etc.
The tours above are run by double-decker buses and the guides are very knowledgeable. The view of the city from the bus is excellent, allowing you to capture good photos from the bus. These tours are truly memorable. These buses are called “Hop on, Hop off”. It means you can hop on and off any stop to explore yours or do some shopping. Later you can go back to the stop and take any other bus. Since there are many buses in operation, it is not necessary to wait long to catch another bus.