Guided New York City Bus Tours

DISCOVER NY

Daily at 10:00 AM (6 Hours) | $84/$69 (Adults/Children 3 -12)

DISCOVER NY | NEW YORK DAY BUS TOUR

Fully Guided New York Bus Tours > Award-Winning > Boat Cruise Included ...

  • Enjoy a fully guided NYC bus tour with the recipient of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence & Viator Travel Award!

  • Hop on a boat cruise and experience breathtaking views of world famous landmarks & NYC skyline from water!

  • Take walking tours of NYC's iconic places, such as Rockefeller Center, 9/11 Memorial, NYC's Financial District & more!

  • Our tour guides hop off at each stop to provide you with comprehensive & more private sightseeing experience

  • Sightsee in luxury! Our buses are climate-controlled and offer comfortable and pleasant touring experience, as well as protection from weather elements (free bottled water is also available on buses)

USA Guided Tours mission is to provide more enjoyable sightseeing experience! Join us today!

This popular 6-hour NYC bus tour departs daily at 10 AM from 7th Avenue, between 50th and 51st Streets (middle of the block)

DISCOVER NY BUS TOUR ITINERARY

  • MADISON SQUARE GARDEN (for best views) > Empire State Building > Flatiron Building
  • ROCKEFELLER CENTER > St. Patrick's Cathedral > Atlas Statue > 5th Avenue
  • FINANCIAL DISTRICT > Federal Hall > Wall Street > NY Stock Exchange
  • CENTRAL PARK > Dakota Building > Strawberry Fields
  • 9/11 MEMORIAL (does not include entry)
  • BOAT CRUISE > Statue of Liberty > Ellis Island (not included during the off season Jan 4 - March 1)

OTHER SIGHTS YOU'LL SEE

  • Met Life & Chrysler Buildings
  • USS Intrepid Aircraft Carrier
  • Greenwich Village & SOHO
  • Chinatown & Little Italy
  • Diamond District
  • NY Public Library
  • Chelsea Piers
  • Battery Park
This popular 6-hour New York City day bus tour includes stops at Strawberry Fields (Central Park), Rockefeller Center, Wall Street, the 9/11 Memorial, as well as a harbor cruise with views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and more!
The tour departs daily at 10:00 AM on 7th Ave between 50th & 51st Streets (in the middle of the block), and ends at 4:00 PM at the same location.

After a drive through the Times Square area, the first stop on the tour is Rockefeller Center, for views of St. Patrick's Cathedral, the location of the ice skating rink and Christmas Tree, and NBC's Today Show set.

The second stop is Madison Square Park - the original location of Madison Square Garden Arena. This area provides spectacular views of dramatic architecture featured in numerous books and films: the Flatiron Building (Godzilla, Spider-Man), the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower (The Runaway Skyscraper, Futurama), and the Empire State Building (King Kong, Independence Day).
The tour continues with a drive through some of the best-known NYC's neighborhoods, such as Greenwich Village, SoHo, Canal Street in Chinatown, and the Financial districts.

The third stop is Wall Street for views of the New York Stock Exchange, Federal Hall (the location of the first Capitol Building of the United States), Trinity Church, and a drive by the famous Charging Bull sculpture on Broadway.

The fourth stop is the World Trade Center, as we visit the 9/11 Memorial. The tour does not include entry into the 9/11 Museum, but visitors can walk the grounds of the Memorial, visit the waterfalls of "Reflecting Absence," (the footprints of where the original twin towers stood), and see the Survivor Tree that stood up to the destruction of 9/11.
Around 1:00 pm, we'll stop for a quick lunch break at the Fulton 55 Market.

The fifth stop is at Pier 11 for the 2:00 pm boat cruise on the New York Water Taxi. This 45-minute guided cruise has a concession stand with various snacks and drinks for purchase. You'll experience magnificent views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn skylines, iconic Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg bridges, Governor's Island, Ellis Island, and a 360 degree turn in front of the Statue of Liberty for amazing photo opportunities!
The boat docks at Pier 79 in Midtown Manhattan, where we board our bus to continue the tour. This tour segment includes a drive by the original "Soupman," a restaurant made famous by the Seinfeld TV sitcom, Columbus Circle and Lincoln Center, where the Metropolitan Opera House and Juilliard Performing Arts School are located.

The last stop is at Central Park West and 72nd Street, at the Dakota Building (former home of John Lennon). The stop includes a short guided walk into Central Park to visit the Strawberry Fields with the Imagine mosaic dedicated to John Lennon, as well as the views of other sites in the area such as the luxury condominiums that numerous celebrities call home.
Along the way and back to our original departure point on 7th Avenue, we'll see Central Park Zoo, famous Plaza Hotel and Carnegie Hall.

Operational Dates: 7 days a week, rain or shine (Blackout Days: Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Days)

Please note that the boat portion of the tour does not operate between January 1 - April 1

Discover NY is the top rated New York City bus tour!

Our tours are recipients of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence & Viator Travel Award!

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COMPREHENSIVE BUS TOURS

Our tour guides hop off the bus with you at each stop in order to guide you around the city. No more missed sites or getting lost!

BEST LOCAL TOUR GUIDES

Our tour guides are NYC DCA licensed local guides with years of experience in the field. Satisfaction and fun are guaranteed!

CLIMATE-CONTROLLED BUSES

We use small-capacity luxury tour buses that are climate-controlled and offer superior comfort and protection from the elements. Enjoyment is guaranteed!

SMALLER TOUR GROUPS

Our small-capacity buses guarantee more private tour groups that offer more personalized sightseeing experience. Enjoy your comprehensive sightseeing!

BOAT CRUISE IS INCLUDED

Our Discover NY day bus tour includes a boat cruise. This is the best way to experience the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island up-close without spending hours waiting in security line to get on and off the island. Save your time!

FREE REFRESHMENTS

We know you might get thirsty on your journey with us, so we decided to offer unlimited complimentary water on our buses. Lunch is not included in the tour price, but we do give you ample time to try some of the best local eats!

AWARD-WINNING

Our customers are happy and their reviews speak volumes. We're a proud recipient of the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence and Viator Travel Award. Become one of our raving customers!

PERFECT BALANCE

Our NYC bus tours simply offer the best snapshot of New York City in a friendly time format. They represent a perfect balance between bus tour, guided walking tours, and a boat cruise (Discover NY). Join us today for a memorable sightseeing experience of New York City!

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