Biking Tour of Governors Island

If you're looking for a day or half-day adventure that will take you off the beaten path of NYC, Governors Island is a great choice. Known mostly to locals, the island has only been open to the public since 2003, and not yet on the tourist radar. It contains two historic forts and a massive, new public park. It's rich with American and New York history, and has served as a military base since the year 1800. In the 21st century the island has been ingeniously reimagined as an innovative public space. It is home to many arts, education, cultural and environmental non-profits who are finding new and exciting ways to use the space. The island is just 172 acres total, with a 2-mile (3.2 km) perimeter, so it's bite-sized. It's many lawns and shade trees beckon you to enjoy a picnic lunch, and the kids will love it. And, as there are no cars allowed, it's the perfect place to enjoy a bike ride. Rental is for the entire day, so you can stay and enjoy the Adirondack chairs and hammocks.

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New York City Lights and Skyline Cruise on Yacht

Experience the bright New York City skyline with views from the water in New York Harbor on this 1.5-hour cruise. Step aboard a 1920s inspired motor yacht and enjoy a private table in the main, climate controlled salon. Relax and take in the sights of Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty and Governors Island. Get views of the Brooklyn Bridge as the boat cruises New York Harbor at night.

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New York Sailboat Cruise with Wine and Cheese

Step aboard New York City’s only floating designated landmark and cruise along New York Harbor while tasting some of America’s best-known wines. During your relaxing sail, learn about the fine wines chosen especially for that day's sail and savor delicious pairings of cheese while enjoying breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Battery Park, Brooklyn Heights and the other treasures of New York Harbor. This 2-hour wine-centric sailing adventure makes for a informative, relaxing, casual afternoon with friends and family

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NYC Statue of Liberty Cruise

Liberty Cruise is the best way to see the Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island, South Street Seaport, Battery Park, Wall Street, Manhattan Bridge, the Brooklyn Bridge, Governor’s Island, Ellis Island, the historical Immigration Center, the World Trade Center, World Financial Center and many more. Liberty Cruise passes by all of the sites two times which doubles the opportunity to observe them and take pictures of New York Harbor’s priceless views. It departs from Pier 36, 299 South St This is a great opportunity to learn many historical and interesting facts about New York harbor. Liberty Cruises are narrated by live and licensed tour guides.

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New York City Easy Sunday Cocktail & Jazz Sail

Start your Sunday out right. Best harbor cruise in downtown Manhattan. See the sights and relax with live Brazilian Guitar playing Bossa Nova with free-flowing cocktails.

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Private Sunset Sail to the Statue of Liberty

Sail off into the sunset aboard a private yacht. Enjoy a close-up with the Statue of Liberty and catch the best views of New York City available only by sea. The magic begins the moment you step off the city sidewalk and into a nautical wonderland. Lounge on deck while sailing in private luxury to the best views of the city. Keep an eye out for natural wonders. Seals are back, fish are jumping. It's the perfect moment to let the ever-expanding sky open up a whole new perspective. Explore. Dream. Discover. Sightseeing: Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Governors Island, World Trade Center, Financial District and city skyline. Accommodations: Spacious deck lounge, interior lounge, bluetooth sound system for your private playlist, lavatory, bottled water are all included. Captain Martin holds a USCG 100 Ton Master Captain’s License. Sailor of the New York Harbor for 25 years, he is an expert guide to NYC’s waterways.

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Fourth of July Private Cruise

Celebrate the holiday with the Statue of Liberty! Escape the crowds and enjoy the glamour of sailing on a luxury yacht, your private sanctuary at sea. This special holiday sail will catch the sunset, fireworks displays (smaller than years past), and the dazzling lights of the city skyline. Feast your eyes on sweeping views of Ellis Island, Governors Island, World Trade Center, Financial District and the skyline. Explore. Dream. Discover. Captain Martin holds a USCG 100 Ton Master Captain’s License. Sailor of the New York Harbor for 25 years, he is an expert guide to NYC’s waterways.

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Taste of NYC Helicopter Tour

Feel the history while flying over true American treasures on the Taste of NYC Tour. On this tour you will fly over Ellis and Governors Island where you will experience the Statue of Liberty and the first taste of freedom for millions of immigrants. You will also see the South Street Seaport from the sky, cruise by the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, and the famed Wall Street Financial Center on this much loved New York helicopter tour.

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New York City Lights Cruise

Experience the breathtaking beauty of New York City on this 90-minute cruise along New York Harbor. Enjoy a scenic view of the Manhattan and New Jersey skylines illuminated against the nighttime sky, featuring the Empire State Building and One World Trade Center. See close-ups of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and much more — a great way to end a long day of sightseeing or kick off a night on the town.

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New York City Shearwater Daytime Statue Sail

This daytime sail offers the perfect opportunity to sit back and relax while you take in close-up views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the Manhattan skyline.

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