Most travelers come to NYC to see some of the top attractions known around the world but while visitors can tour all the things the city has to offer without breaking the bank, the question is which New York sightseeing pass best suits you.
Here’s a breakdown of some of the most popular sightseeing pass options to help you do just that.
The New York Explorer Pass
The New York Explorer Pass is a multi-attraction pass. It allows you to choose not only how many attractions you’re interested in seeing but to choose which attractions you wish to visit. A key selling point to this pass is only having to choose the number of attractions when you purchase your pass, not the exact attractions. You are then free to decide on the specific attractions as you go. No need to plan ahead. You can choose from over 80 of NYC’s top attractions like Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus and harbor cruises.
3 Attractions: Adult $89/Child $67
4 Attractions: Adult $119/Child $84
5 Attractions: Adult $134/Child $99
7 Attractions: Adult $169/Child $129
11 Attractions: Adult $219/Child $169
The New York Sightseeing Pass offers the flexibility to choose from two options.
• The Sightseeing Flex Pass
You decided how many attractions to visit. Choose from over 100 of New York’s top landmarks. Choose the number of attractions when purchasing then choose the specific attractions once you arrive.
2 Attractions: Adult $64/Child $49
3 Attractions: Adult $89/Child $64
4 Attractions: Adult $110/Child $89
5 Attractions: Adult $135/Child $94
6 Attractions: Adult $150/Child $105
7 Attractions: Adult $165/Child $114
10 Attractions: Adult $219/Child $169
12 Attractions: Adult $249/Child $189
• The Sightseeing Day Pass
With The Sightseeing Day Pass visitors can choose the number of days they wish to tour attractions. You can visit as many attractions as you wish within your allotted timeframe.
1 Day: Adult $129/Child $89
2 Day: Adult $179/Child $149
3 Day: Adult $249/Child $199
4 Day: Adult $279/Child $219
5 Day: Adult $304/Child $239
6 Day: Adult $324/Child $249
7 Day: Adult $344/Child $259
11 Day: Adult $399/Child $279
New York City Pass
New York City Pass gives you two great options offering you the best of what New York City has on tap.
• New York City Pass
This pass includes six of NYC’s main attractions for one low price. Three attractions are pre-set with the remaining three offering option choices.
Adult: $126/Child (6-17) $104
•New York C3
New York C3 is a great option for those who have visited the city before but are looking to tour a few sites they have yet to experienced while saving a little cash along the way. Travelers can choose any three of the ten offered attractions. You can decide on specific attractions as you go. Choose from top NYC sites such as the Empire State Building, Top of the Rock, 9/11 Memorial just to name a few.
The New York Pass offers free entry to over 100 of the city’s best attractions. Some of the choices include Empire State Building, Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus, plus more. Choose the number of days you will be using the pass and start making your New York City memories.
1 Day: Adult $124/Child $94
2 Day: Adult $189/Child $159
3 Day: Adult $273/Child $199
5 Day: Adult $324/Child $239
7 Day: Adult $369/Child $259
10 Day: Adult $419/Child $279
*Whichever sightseeing pass you decided on can be purchased online with most offering a convenient downloadable app option. It’s best to check the website for further details about the pass and its benefits. Be sure to check for pricing specials as they are often running discounted promotions.