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
Twenty-six lanes, 11 billiards and Ping-Pong tables, sleek furnishings, flat-screen TVs and a menu that includes sliders, tacos, wings and nachos, as well as cocktails, beer and wine, create a festive party atmosphere.
Hours: Su-W noon-midnight, Th noon-1 am, F & Sa noon-2 am
(Nov. 23, 2018-Dec. 24, 2018)
Macy’s 13,000-square-foot Christmas village is a fantasyland of holiday sights and sounds for the entire family, culminating in a visit with Santa himself. While Santaland is open to the public free of charge during regular store hours, a visit with Santa is by reservation only, which can be made online.
This tour of one of the world’s most famous sports and entertainment arenas takes visitors on an exploration of the totally revamped and modernized venue. Highlights include visits to behind-the-scenes areas, a free Boomerang photo op, state-of-the-art virtual reality technology and much more. Tours run daily 9:30 am-3 pm, departing about every 30 minutes, with tours lasting approximately 75 minutes. $33 adults, $28, seniors/students/children 12 and under. (Tours, routes, prices and schedules subject to change without notice).
Aspiring paddlers explore the city’s waters with such popular 75-minute kayaking tours as “Fun in the Sun” and “New York After Dark.” Other excursions include dining tours and visiting the Statue of Liberty or George Washington Bridge. Instruction sessions in kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding are also available.