On top of all the great things to see and do, there are a variety of exciting excursions from New York, too. Travellers can get a flavour of the surrounding area, visit some well known American landmarks, and be back in the city by the day’s end. The tour company, getyourguide.com, offers several stress-free day trips departing right from Manhattan. Each one is sure to add something memorable to your Big Apple itinerary.
Niagara Falls Day Trip With Flights From NYC
Take a tranquil day trip from the bustle of New York City to visit this natural wonder that straddles the US and Canada. The tour includes pick up service from most Midtown Manhattan hotels. Your trip begins by being whisked away on a 60-minute flight across New York state. Once you land you will begin a full day of sightseeing led by an English speaking guide. Your tour will include a cruise beneath the breathtaking cascades on the Main of the Mist, a visit to area museums, and a stop at other area attractions. Guests will dine at a local restaurant before returning to the city. This is undoubtedly one of the best excursions from New York available to tourists.
Pricing begins at $859
Yoga in the Vineyard from NYC
Your excursion will begin upon meeting your personal guide at the pickup location located on W 45th and 11th Avenue. Guests will be escorted outside the hustle of New York into the picturesque Pennsylvania countryside for a relaxing day of Vinyasa Yoga followed by a wine tasting. Pennsylvania’s Crossing Vineyard and Winery is located on a majestic 200-year-old estate. After a certified Yoga instructor guides you through a one-hour yoga session you will be served a satisfying lunch. Your excursion will continue with an afternoon of wine tasting where you will sample eight varieties of the vineyard’s best selections. Additional tastings and bottles of wine are available for additional purchase. There will be ample time for a relaxing stroll around the vineyard grounds before a mid-afternoon departure back to the city.
Pricing begins at $89
(participants must be 21 years of age or older)
Woodbury Common Outlet Mall Shopping Tour From NYC
Just a short distance outside the city visitors are treated to this retail shopping mecca which offers over 200 designer outlet shops. Shoppers can take advantage of deep discounts of up to 65%. With famous brand names such as Burberry, Coach, Tory Burch, Dolce & Gabbana to choose from you may need to purchase an additional suitcase for the trip home. Visitors can enjoy the convenience of multiple departure times with four daily departures and flexible returns. The meeting point is located at the Row NYC Hotel on 45th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue.
Pricing begins at $40
The Hamptons, Sag Harbor & Outlet Shopping Day Trip From NYC
Take a day trip to visit what many Hollywood stars and the wealthy Manhattan elite call home. The meeting point for this memorable excursion is at the Gray Line Visitor Center located at 8th Avenue between 47th and 48th Street at 7 am. Your tour will begin with breakfast in Riverhead, LI. During this day-long tour, you will be guided through the seaside retreats of Southampton and historic Sag Harbor. The tour will include a stop at Cooper Beach which is considered one of the best beaches in America. There will be plenty of time left to do a little bargain shopping at Tanger Outlet, making this one of the most rewarding excursions from New York that tourists can do.
Pricing begins at $145
For more unmissable things to do and see, check out our guide to the best New York tours.