Visitors to this landmark burial ground can explore the beautifully landscaped 478 acres on their own or learn about the cemetery’s history on a two-hour guided trolley tour every W and on the second and fourth Su of each month, 1 pm. $15. Daily visiting hours are 8 am-5 pm.
This cuisine-centric trek takes visitors to “mom ‘n’ pop” shops while strolling through the historic West Village. Eight tasty stops feature New York classics, such as Murray’s Cheese Shop, Joe’s Pizza & Rocco’s Pastry. Dates/times vary. $47. 212.209.3370.
Two-hour walking tours offer a chance to gain a deeper understanding of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Guides point out obscure, yet beautiful, memorials and share stories of heroism. The reflective stroll, which includes skip-the-line access to the National September 11 Memorial Museum, is both humbling and fascinating. Daily tours start at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. $69 adults, $59 children.
(2 hrs 45 mins)
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tony Award winner for “In the Heights” several seasons ago, has written the book, music and lyrics for the new musical about political mastermind Alexander Hamilton. Expect the unexpected when America's past is told through the sounds of today.
Schedule: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm
Awards: Critically acclaimed when it premiered Off-Broadway early in 2015, the musical arrived on Broadway with a cache of prizes, including
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle)
Led by neighborhood residents, this one-and-a-half-hour tour gives visitors a close-up look at historic landmarks and hidden cultural and architectural treasures. Tours may be customized to include lunch or dinner stops featuring soul food, Mexican or West Indian cuisines. 212.658.9160.