Tuesdays and Thursdays
Duration: 4.5 HOURS.
This is a truly special sightseeing tour of the hidden treasures surrounding Manhattan: The Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. We feature two convenient pick up points: in front of the Jolly Madison Hotel (08:30) or the Sheraton New York Hotel (09:00). Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens Tour. For starters, you will cross Grand Central’s bridge, with a view of one of the most famous commuter rail terminal stations in the world: Grand Central Station (“the world’s loveliest station”). You will continue onto the Upper East Side, one of the most affluent and elegant neighborhoods in New York City, and later enter Spanish Harlem, also known as “El Barrio”, a neighborhood sandwiched in the northeastern corner of Manhattan that has historically been home to several Latino communities. On the way to the Bronx. You will see the Yankee Stadium, the home ballpark of the New York Yankees baseball team, the Grand Concourse (one of the oldest roads in the Bronx, completed in 1914), and pass in front of the Bronx Museum of the Arts. A stop scheduled by Arthur Avenue will allow you to experience this authentic Italian-American enclave situated in the Belmont District lined with genuine Italian restaurants, delis, bakeries, cafes and various shops. You will continue passing by Randall’s Island and through Queens, Astoria, Long Island City and finally Brooklyn, Greenpoint and Williamsburg (with a featured stop at Fortunato Bros, a neighborhood landmark, celebrated for it fine pastry, cookies, cappuccino, cakes, and gelato.) You will return to Manhattan through the legendary Brooklyn Bridge. Approximate Duration: 4 ½ Hours.
THE TOUR STARTS in front of the Sheraton New York Hotel (811 7th Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Street – by the revolving door) at 9:00 am. (Starting April 1, 2017 the tour will begin at 8:30 am). The Tour Guide will call your name.