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* Potential savings based on one adult visiting three top New York Pass attractions per day.

Ideas for New York City Days Out

Whether you prefer museums or the theater, zoos or gardens, sports entertainment or shopping excursions, there are so many things to do in New York City there's really something for everyone, and with our card savings add up really quickly. Check out our daily itineraries, pick those that suit you best and see how much New York Pass can save you.

First Time, first Day in NYC

Take a Downtown Bus Tour, pack some food and drink, sit on the top deck and get a perspective of NYC – it takes about 2.5 hours and you will see many of the top NYC places south of Central Park. Get off the bus, switch to the Uptown route or take a long walk to the Museum of the City of New York. This is a place to start your adventure – and an essential introduction to NYC. In the evening, visit one of the observation decks, Top of the Rock of Empire State Building and see the lights of the city that never sleeps
10:00Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Tours$59.00
15:00Museum of the City of New York$14.00
20:00Empire State Building Observation Deck$34.00
Cost Without NY Pass$107.00

On the Hudson river

Start the day on High Line – Chelsea – Meatpacking tour, it runs daily at 9:30am. Visit the Whitney Museum of American Art, breathe in the art and culture of our time, then head north for Liberty Helicopter Tours (15% off with NYP) or even further north for a relaxing Cruise with Circle Line Sightseeing, if you have the time the Intrepid Sea Air & Space Museum is just 3 blocks north
09:30High Line-Chelsea-Meatpacking Tour$35.00
12:30Whitney Museum of American Art$22.00
15:00Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum$24.00
18:00Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises$41.00
Cost Without NY Pass$122.00

Soho and Greenwich village

Sleep longer, take the downtown Hop on Hop off Bus to SOHO stop and join the Soho Little Italy Chinatown Walking Tour at 12:00, you will see a lot of the real NYC, head east to visit the New Museum – the premier destination for contemporary art. Head over to Union Square for an early dinner at the Heartland Brewery (15% off with NYP). Shopping time at Macy’s
10:30Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Tours$59.00
12:00New Museum$16.00
15:30SoHo-­Little Italy-­Chinatown Walking Tour$35.00
Cost Without NY Pass$110.00

Discover Downtown and the Statue Of Liberty

Start early at Bowling Green - the birth place of NYC, you can get there by Hop on Hop off Bus or subway. Head over to Battery Park and take a ferry to Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty. It should take you 3 hours to see both locations and come back. For more historical experience visit Fraunces Tavern Museum - The Museum houses an extensive collection of over 3000 Colonial America, Revolutionary War, and Early Republic artefacts. Alternatively head north towards Wall Street, you might be able to jump on the Wall Street Walking tour or visit Museum of American Finance
09:00Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum$18.00
12:30Fraunces Tavern$7.00
13:45Museum of American Finance$8.00
15:00Wall Street Walks$35.00
Cost Without NY Pass$68.00

The World Trade Center & more

Don’t miss this part of NYC, slow down and take a moment to visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum or the 9/11 Tribute Center, you can always see both if you like. For something different book Manhattan By Sail – a cruise on a 82-foot double-masted sailing yacht. On Sundays don’t miss the NYC Gospel Tour. If you have not discovered Wall Street area – now is a good time
10:009/11 Memorial & Museum$24.00
12:009/11 Tribute Museum$15.00
14:15Clipper City Tall Ship Cruises Manhattan By Sail$39.00
Cost Without NY Pass$78.00

South street seaport

Find your closest Water Taxi stop and head over to Pier 11, a short walk from South Street Seaport – explore this renewed part of NYC, enjoy many of its cultural events, shops and dining opportunities. When you have explored it, you can either head back using the Hop on Hop off Bus, take a Cirle Line Downtown Cruise or just rent a bike (up to 24hours free) from Blazing Saddles and go your own way.
10:00New York Water Taxi$31.00
13:00Circle Line Downtown$31.00
16:00Blazing Saddles$44.00
Cost Without NY Pass$106.00

Walk the Brooklyn bridge

You can take the Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Neighbourhood Tour at 11am, rent a bike or just walk over the Bridge to Brooklyn. You will find yourself a short distance from Brooklyn Historical Society – it celebrates all that is unique about Brooklyn and its people – really worth your time. Few more steps forward and you will go back in time at the New York Transit Museum – great place for the whole family
11:00The Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO neighborhood tour$35.00
14:00Brooklyn Historical Society$10.00
15:30New York Transit Museum$7.00
Cost Without NY Pass$52.00

Empire State Building

Start early to avoid the crowds, enjoy the 360 degree view from the 86th floor. Visit Madison Square Garden - Explore the new state-of-the-art arena and commemorate over 130 years of legendary Garden history. At 3pm you can join the Fashion Windows Walking Tour - truly fashionable experience
08:30Empire State Building Observation Deck$34.00
12:00Madison Square Garden, All Access Tour$26.95
15:00Fashion Windows Walking Tour$34.99
Cost Without NY Pass$96.00

Times Square & Broadway

Get up early and pick up The Ride tickets - there is limited availability for every departure, but the experience is one of the kind. Visit Madame Tussauds, the world famous wax attraction. Enjoy a late lunch at Planet Hollywood. At 4pm join Inside Broadway Tours – a walking tour of New York’s Theatre District.
10:00The Ride$55.00
12:00Madame Tussauds New York$37.00
14:00Planet Hollywood$0.00
16:00Inside Broadway Tours$35.00
Cost Without NY Pass$127.00

Rockefeller center

This complex is the host for a few New York Pass attractions, starting from the top. Top of the Rock Observation Deck offers breath-taking views of New York City and beyond. Learn more about the Rockefeller Center by joining Rockefeller Center Tour. Meet the Rockette at the Radio City Music Hall. Polish your fire safety skills at FDNY Firezone - a multimedia fire safety learning center where people of all ages will have fun learning lifesaving lessons from one of New York’s Bravest.
09:00Top of the Rock$34.00
11:00Rockefeller Center Tour$17.00
13:00Radio City Music Hall Stage Door Tour$26.95
16:00FDNY Fire Zone$6.00
Cost Without NY Pass$84.00

Midtown attractions

Visit MoMA museum, the world’s leading museum of modern art open daily from 10:30 am. Media fans should go to the Paley Center for Media Museum, just a block down from MoMA. Join the 2pm Tour of Carnegie Hall. It’s still early and not far off Central Park, so why not just rent a bike or just enjoy a quiet afternoon
10:30Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)$25.00
12:30The Paley Center for Media$10.00
14:00Carnegie Hall Tours$17.00
16:00Central Park Bicycle Rentals & Tours$49.00
Cost Without NY Pass$101.00

Central park on a bike

Join a Central Park Bicycle Tour or hire a bike for up to 4 hours and see it at your own pace, why not grab a sandwich and enjoy a nice lunch in the park. Should it be raining or too hot head over to Lincoln Center for some shopping and join the 4.30 pm Lincoln Center Tour
11:00Central Park Sightseeing Bike Tours and Rentals$45.00
16:30Tour at Lincoln Center$18.00
Cost Without NY Pass$63.00

Central park with kids

Your kids may already know this, but Central Park is home to scenes from iconic films like Stuart Little, Home Alone 2, Madagascar, Smurfs and many more. It might be a good idea to join the Onlocation Tours Central Park TV and Movie Site, but plan ahead as it runs three times a week at noon. On a tour or not your kids will love this day. In the afternoon take them to the American Museum of Natural History – the most visited attraction in NYC – but not to worry, New York Pass offers fast track entry
12:00On Location Tours Central Park TV and Movie Sites$25.00
15:30American Museum of Natural History$22.00
Cost Without NY Pass$47.00

Museum Mile

NYC Museum mile starts at the 82nd street, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the must have attraction, going up you can visit The Guggenheim Museum, National Academy Museum & School of Fine Arts, Museum of the City of New York and EL Museo Del Barrio. The Hop-on Hop off Uptown route will help you cover the distance. Museum Mile is a sightseeing challenge for museum lovers.
10:00The Metropolitan Museum of Art$25.00
13:30Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum$25.00
15:30Museum of the City of New York$14.00
17:00El Museo del Barrio$9.00
Cost Without NY Pass$73.00

Uptown & Harlem

Take the Uptown Bus route to Apollo Theatre, a short walk from the bus stop you can visit 2 local places of interest. The Studio Museum in Harlem and Dwyer Cultural Center. Try to visit Harlem on Wednesdays to join the Gospel Tour at 5.30 pm, alternatively between Thursdays – Saturdays you can join Harlem Cultural Heritage Walking Tours – those start at 10am. If you have time in between try to visit Cloisters Museum and Gardens – it is the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to medieval art and architecture.
10:00Harlem One Stop Cultural & Heritage Walking and Step-On Group Tour Packages$25.00
12:00The Studio Museum in Harlem$7.00
15:00The Cloisters Museum and Gardens$25.00
Cost Without NY Pass$57.00

Botanical gardens and Yankee stadium

On this day you will visit Bronx. Grab an early subway train no 7 from Grand Central and you will find yourself close to the New York Botanical Garden in less than 40 minutes. This is a great place to spend 2-3 hours with your family, later head over to Yankee Stadium and jump on a behind the scenes tour. Last tour runs daily at 1:40pm. Treat yourself at Hard Rock Café at Yankee Stadium, New York Pass will save money on your bill
10:00New York Botanical Garden$25.00
13:40Yankee Stadium Tours$25.00
Cost Without NY Pass$50.00