Activities

L & M Tours

Escorted bus tours venture to Hershey’s Candylane, Pennsylvania Dutch Amish country, Niagara Falls, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets and other regional destinations. Dates/times/prices vary.

Lewiston and Clarkston

(Previews begin Oct. 10, 2018, opens Oct. 25, 2018, closes Dec. 2, 2018)

(3 hrs 30 mins)

In his two plays, “Lewiston” and “Clarkston,” Samuel D. Hunter focuses on two modern-day descendants of explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, and asks the question: What is the real legacy of the great American push to the West at the beginning of the 19th century? The evening opens with “Lewiston,” followed by a communal meal-break at which guests can bring their own food or prepurchase a catered meal in the spirit of Idaho cuisine; the evening concludes with “Clarkston.”

Liberty Helicopters

Passengers enjoy sweeping views of New York. Flights last 12 to 20 minutes, soaring past the city’s most popular sights. Times vary. $150-$215.

Liberty Science Center

Inquisitive children and parents engage in hands-on discovery and fun with models and exhibits centered around such topics as the environment, health and invention. The facility also contains the Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium and LSC Giant Dome Theater and the Joseph D. Williams 3-D Science Theater.

Hours: M-F 9 am-4 pm, Sa-Su 9 am-5:30 pm

General admission: $22.75 adults, $18.75 children ages 2-12

Like a Local Tour

Visitors sample gourmet bites and libations on curated tours of beloved New York neighborhoods. Tours offered in both the Flatiron District and Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Dates/times/prices vary.

Lincoln Center Guided Tour

The tour is an hourlong trip through up to three of the performing-arts complex’s theaters, including Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Vivian Beaumont Theater, David H. Koch Theater and the Metropolitan Opera House. The tour includes insider trivia and sneak peeks into rehearsals when possible. Foreign language tours available by reservation. Several tours daily: Mon-Sat 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun noon-4 p.m. $18 adults, $15 students (with valid ID). Tours leave from the David Rubenstein Atrium.

Live at the Archway

(June 14-Sept. 20, 2018)

This Thursday evening performance series beneath the Manhattan Bridge Archway in DUMBO, Brooklyn, hosts live musical and dance acts, a pop-up art gallery and food vendors. Family-friendly.

Shows at 6 pm, rain or shine

Free

Louie's Skateboarding School

Both individual and group classes, single classes or packages are available at this skateboarding school for all levels (beginner, intermediate and advanced). Classes are offered in several locations in the city: Beginner classes are held at the Bandshell, in the middle of Central Park. Equipment rental $15.

Lower East Side Art Gallery Tours

Local artists take visitors to as many as 10 Downtown art galleries on a free three-and-a half hour tour on the last Sun of every month. Tours begin at 1 p.m. and meet at

Lower East Side Historic Tour

This free one-and-a-half-hour tour takes groups along historic Orchard Street and other neighboring blocks that played a vital role in the origins and development of the area. Excursions may also be tailored to architectural, historical or cultural interests. Tours depart Sun at 11 a.m. from

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