New York City is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world and full of contrasts! On this tour, you'll venture off the beaten path and explore amazing neighborhoods in four of the five NYC boroughs. Traveling by comfortable motor coach with a professional licensed tour guide, your day will start in the borough of Manhattan with a ride through Harlem. Learn about the development of this diverse neighborhood and see the world-renowned Apollo Theater, the debut venue for many performers including Ella Fitzgerland, The Jackson 5, Marvin Gaye and many others.
You'll then travel north to the Bronx, where you’ll see the home of the New York Yankees--one of the most famous baseball teams in the world. You’ll also learn about the birth of hip-hop and view original street art while wandering the streets. The tour continues across the East River in the borough of Queens, one of the most ethnically diverse counties in the nation. Pass through the exclusive Malba neighborhood with its many beautiful homes before heading off to Flushing Meadows Park, home of the U.S. Open, New York Mets baseball team and the Unisphere.
Later, you’ll visit Brooklyn and view the neighborhoods of Williamsburg and Crown Heights--home to one of the largest Hasidic Jewish communities outside of Israel. Afterwards head down to iconic Coney Island, a fun destination for New Yorkers of all generations. Weather permitting, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the boardwalk and have lunch at the original Nathan’s Famous restaurant. You'll finally head back over the East River, passing the historic Brooklyn Bridge, on your return into Manhattan. The day’s itinerary is subject to traffic conditions and may be modified due to time constraints.