About NYC Freedom Tour!
The NYC Freedom tour is designed to help reduce traffic around the 9-11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site - we get there by boat! Dont waste time waiting in a 3-hour line to visit the Statue of Liberty - well get you up close and personal on a boat for the best photo opportunities. The tour guide will accompany you the whole way. When you get off the bus or boat at a stop the tour guide will hop off with you. This will dramatically improve your visit to New York City because you wont just "see" the city - you will truly "experience" the city. You will have one tour guide assigned to your group of about 30 people and that tour guide will stay with you throughout the tour. Shell ride the boat with you shell narrate your bus tours and shell walk you through various attractions to make sure you dont miss the little things that make a difference - especially in the 9-11 Memorial. Itinerary - Statue of Liberty - Brooklyn Bridge - Battery Park - Fulton Ferry Landing in Brooklyn - Times Square - 9-11 Memorial at the World Trade Center - Trinity Church - St. Pauls Chapel - Ellis Island - USS Intrepid Aircraft Carrier - Wall Street - Verrazano-Narrows Bridge - Hudson River - East River If you are serious about touring New York City and you like being on the water this is the sightseeing tour for you! 9-11 Memorial This tour starts with a boat cruise to Battery Park then a 10-block walk up to the 9-11 Memorial site. Your tour guide will show you the new 9-11 Memorial and will tell you about the Memorial and the World Trade Center tragedy. Firefighters Memorial St. Pauls and Trinity Church After seeing the Memorial your guide will walk you past the Firefighters Memorial to see St. Pauls Chapel and Trinity Church. You will hear about how St. Pauls served as the triage center during the 1776 fire as well as during September of 2011. During that walk you will learn the in-depth story of the 9-11 attacks and how New Yorkers dealt with the tragedy. Our New York native tour guides will educate you about the recovery effort the way in which the attacks affected life in New York City and the new One World Trade Center tower that is being constructed at the site. Wall Street You will also see Wall Street where the tour guide will show you the site of the first terrorist attack on the United States. South Street Seaport Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty You will then take a short bus ride to South Street Seaport where after a short break you will take a boat cruise along the Brooklyn Bridge over to Fulton Ferry Landing in Brooklyn. Youll make a quick stop and then the boat will take you to the Statue of Liberty to get up close and personal with Lady Liberty for fantastic photo opportunities. Includes - Tour guide stays with you - Bus transportation from Times Square to the boat - 2 boat cruises - Entrance tickets to the 9-11 Memorial Excludes - Meals and drinks unless specified - Tips and gratuities - Personal expense - Optional activity costs Please Note - Be prepared for a lot of walking on this tour because there is much to see in Lower Manhattan near the former World Trade Center site.