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New York City Hop-on Hop-Off Tour including One World Observatory Admission

New York City Hop-on Hop-Off Tour including One World Observatory Admission
Duration:
1 day
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Create your own sightseeing itinerary with the New York City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour! A hop-on-hop-off bus tour is the ideal way to explore every corner of the Big Apple and, with lively tour guides to keep you entertained and informed, you are sure to learn facts old and new about the city that never sleeps! This ticket also gains you access to One World Observatory. Upgrade to the All Around Town All Loops Tour that also includes a night tour and hop-on hop-off boat tour!

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour Including Pedestal Access, Lower Manhattan Sightseeing and One World Observatory

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour Including Pedestal Access, Lower Manhattan Sightseeing and One World Observatory
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8 hours
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Guarantee your visit to the One World Observatory with a pre-reserved ticket, and spend the day on a guided tour of Lower Manhattan sights. This full-day excursion begins with a ferry ride to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island and includes access to the pedestal of Lady Liberty for panoramic views of New York City. Then visit 9/11-related sites like St Paul's Chapel, the Fireman's Memorial and the reflecting pools of the National September 11 Memorial. End your tour at the One World Observatory on the 100th to 102nd floors of One World Trade Center.

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John F Kennedy Airport (JFK) Information


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John F Kennedy International Airport

Where is John F Kennedy Airport?  


New York is a global centre of international finance and politics. Many of the world's largest corporations are headquartered here. The United Nations has its headquarters in New York, and most countries have a consulate here. This city's influence on the world is hard to overstate, as decisions made within its boundaries often have impacts and ramifications across the globe.


Nicknamed "The Big Apple", NYC is at the centre film, music and fashion. Manhattan is home to many world-class museums, art galleries, and theatres, and is the heart of the "city that never sleeps".


John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA: JFK, ICAO: KJFK, FAA LID: JFK), also referred to as JFK International Airport, New York JFK Airport, New York Kennedy Airport, or simply JFK Airport, is located in Queens County, about 19 kilometres (12 miles) southeast of Manhattan, New York City, in New York state, United States. The airport is named to honour John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.


The New York City metropolitan area is served by three major airports: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA), and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). In 2015, JFK Airport served 53.2 million passengers, Newark served 35.6 million, and LaGuardia served 26.9 million, for a total of 115.7 million passengers combined.


Together, they make up the second busiest airport system in the world, after London. JFK is one of only two airports in North America with scheduled flights to all 6 inhabited continents; the other is Canada's Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ).


John F Kennedy Airport is a hub for American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and JetBlue Airways. Among the other airlines that fly to New York via JFK, the busiest are Air France, British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa, United Airlines and Virgin America.


The cities with the busiest routes to/from John F Kennedy Airport are Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Paris, Santiago, Santo Domingo, São Paulo, Tel Aviv and Tokyo. Other cities with flights to JFK include Beijing, Brussels, Casablanca, Dakar, Delhi, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Kuwait, Lima, Mexico City, Milan, Moscow, Prague, Quito, Reykjavík, Riga, Riyadh, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Vancouver, Venice, Warsaw and Zurich.


Your best bet for a John F Kennedy Airport transfer is the train, or a shuttle. Details on all options are included in this guide.


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 Other Items of Interest at John F Kennedy Airport


Services at JFK Airport include:


  • Customer Care Representatives - look for their distinctive red jackets
  • Free FlySmart app - iPhone, Android and Blackberry
  • Power poles - for charging your devices
  • Duty free - all terminals

  • JetBlue T5 rooftop lounge (past security, free to all) - open air, grass/bench/table seating, foodcarts, free WiFi, play area, dog walk, views of Eero Saarinen's TWA terminal and Manhattan *NEW*
  • Mamava Lactation Station pod - past-security, T5 near gate 12) *NEW*
  • Pet relief area - T5 (past-security, rooftop - see above), T8
  • Fresh flowers - most terminals

  • XpresSpa - most terminals

  • Interfaith Chapel - T4 (departures, pre-security)

  • Baggage storage - T1, T2, T4, T5, T8

  • Medical Office (Building 22A, next to CitiBank, open 24x7, 718-244-1644) - free shuttle from all terminals)

  • JFK Airport Plaza (Building 125, located at 147th Ave. & 147th St.) - 7-Eleven, dry cleaning, gas station, car wash, car repair, car chargers




Additional John F Kennedy Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2020