Activities

Grand Central Terminal Audio Tour

Learn the secrets and compelling history of the famous transportation hub with this self-guided audio tour, available on a device from Orpheo. $9 adults, $7 seniors/disabled, students/children. Pickup from the Grand Central Terminal Tour Window on the Main Concourse.

Grand Central Terminal Audio Tour

The history, architecture and secrets of New York’s grandest railway terminus are revealed on the state-of-the-art audio tour, available for hire at GCT Tour windows on the main concourse. Headset tours, which last between 30 mins to an hour, come in English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Italian and German. Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $7 adults, $6 seniors/disabled, $5 students/children.

Gray Line CitySightseeing New York

Sightseeing tours by bus, boat and helicopter, such as the 48-hour, hop-on/hop-off double-decker bus tour that includes the Downtown Loop, Uptown Loop and Brooklyn Loop. Citywide transportation, individual, group and one-day packages are also available. Tours are available in 11 languages. The company also offers buses to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets seven days a week.

Greater Newark Convention and Visitor Bureau

The marketing organization for Newark and Elizabeth, New Jersey, provides information on neighborhood restaurants, events, shops, museums and attractions for tourists.

Green-Wood Cemetery Guided Tour

Visitors can learn about the landmark burial ground’s history and landscaped 478 acres on a two-hour guided trolley tour every W and Su at 1 pm. $20. 

Greenwich Village Food Tasting and Culture Tour

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.

Greenwich Village Literary Pub Crawl

Local actors lead a fascinating three-hour walking-and-drinking tour of several Greenwich Village bars, beginning at the White Horse Tavern. Sat 2 p.m. $20 adults, $15 seniors/students (prices don’t include the cost of drinks).

Ground Zero Tour

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 9:30 am, 10:30 am and 2 pm. $69 adults, $59 children. 

Hadestown

(Previews began March 22, 2019, opened April 17, 2019)

(2 hrs 25 mins)

Modern American folk music meets New Orleans-inspired jazz in Anaïs Mitchell’s musical, an epic interpretation of two classic love stories: that of Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and his wife, Persephone. Rachel Chavkin directs this journey to the Underworld.

Schedule: Tu-Sa 8 pm

Beginning April 1, 2019: M-Sa 8 pm

Beginning April 23, 2019: Tu & Th 7 pm, W 2:30 pm, F-Sa 8 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $49-$189

Hamilton

(Previews began July, 13, 2015, opened Aug. 6, 2015)

(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

Tickets: $57-$167

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