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All Around Town City Double Decker Bus Tour (48-hour or 72-hour pass) Tour Code: 345-107

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New York, NY
Take this best-selling New York City tour! Whether you're going to Harlem, Times Square or the Brooklyn Museum, enjoy the New York City hop-on hop-off service at at over 30 stops and 4 separate loops plus the night tour! Inclusions: Value-added Eat and Play Card, Admission to the Museum of the City of New York or New York Historical Society, CitySightseeing New York Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry Tour
  • Option to add VIP Access Pass which lets you skip the line entirely at our busiest stops and get on board first to grab the seats, get the view and see the city your way.
  • Language: French, German, Italian and Spanish languages available daily.
Price In USD (per person)
Price (/person)
    Adult $69
    (3-11 yrs)

Pricing Policy

Tour Option Date / Date Range AdultChild
48-hr Bus Pass and VIP Access Pass - AATVIP Year round $25$25
72-hr All Around bus pass only - AAT72 Year round $15$15
72-hr All Around bus pass and VIP Access Pass - AAT72VIP Year round $40$40
  • Child rates apply to children 3 through 11 years of age when accompanied by an adult. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses. Children sharing a room with 2 adult passengers pay the same price as a third or fourth adult. Please note that each hotel room can only accommodate up to 4 guests of any age.
  • Children under 3 years travel free on local sightseeing tours when not occupying a separate seat.
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Day 1: All Loops

This tour is hands-down the absolute best way to make the most of any visit to the Big Apple. For two days, guests will have access to the line of double-decker buses that run loop tours around the city, specially designed for sightseeing. Customers will have a 48-hour pass, valid for any of the loop tours listed below. Please see "Departure and Return" below for more specific information on the departure times of the individual loops.

Guests can also choose to add the optional VIP Access Pass, which lets them skip the lines entirely at the busiest stops to board the bus first, getting the best seats and views possible. Please read the section below entitled "Price Includes" to see what the VIP Pass entails. Purchasing the pass will also allow customers to select admission to an attraction or activity of their choice. The options available, and their prices, are listed in the table above, labeled "Pricing Policy."

The Uptown Loop
Stops include Central Park, Lincoln Center, Theater District, Fifth Avenue, American Museum of Natural History, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Apollo Theatre and Harlem neighborhoods, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Guggenheim and other famous cultural attractions on Museum Mile and more.

The Downtown Loop
Stops include Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, SoHo, Little Italy, Chinatown, World Trade Center site, Battery Park (departure point for Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island ferry), South Street Seaport, Times Square, Rockefeller Plaza, Radio City, United Nations, Fifth Avenue and more.

The Brooklyn Loop
A hop-on, hop-off tour will stop at Brooklyn Promenade/ Cadman Plaza, Atlantic Avenue, Barclays Center, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Public Library, Fort Greene Park and Brooklyn Academy of Music. Customers will also see Old Fulton Landing, Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan skyline.

Hop-on, Hop-off Sightseeing Ferry
Experience the magical views of New York City's famous skyline while enjoying the convenience of four Hop-on, Hop-off locations!

Night Tour
See New York when it sparkles! Enjoy nighttime views and ambiance of Midtown Manhattan, memorable views of Chinatown, Empire State Building, SoHo, Little Italy, Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge and more!

  • New York, NY

    New York, NY
    The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The Cultural Capital of the World... whatever you call New York City, its impact on worldwide culture and business is undeniable. Seeing this famous metropolis is something no one ever forgets!

    Empire State Building

    Empire State Building
    Soaring more than a quarter of a mile above the heart of Manhattan, the Empire State Building is the World's Most Famous Office Building. A symbol of dreams and aspirations connecting with people around the world.

    Greenwich Village

    Greenwich Village, a neighborhood in Manhattan, to this day thrives as a cultural and artistic center for the city of New York. The home of the 60s folk and bohemian scenes, the Village is still an intellectual haven.


    This famous neighborhood in lower Manhattan is known for its importance in New York City's artistic and cultural history as well as its shops and boutiques. This U.S. National Historic Landmark District is also known for its architecture.

    Little Italy

    Little Italy is a neighborhood in lower Manhattan that was once home to a large population of Italian immigrants. Today, the area is known for its large selection of Italian shops, restaurants, and bakeries.

    Chinatown Manhattan

    Chinatown Manhattan
    Manhattan Island's famous Chinatown is the largest Chinese neighborhood in the western hemisphere, with a population estimated at up to 100,000 people. Both a residential and commercial area, it is home to amazing Chinese cuisine, art, and culture.

    Ground Zero

    Ground Zero
    In the United States, "Ground Zero" refers to the site of the tragic terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, and killed thousands of people. Today, the area is a construction site of future buildings and memorials.

    Financial District

    The Financial District is the neighborhood on the southernmost tip of Manhattan, and, as its name suggests, the center of industry for the city, where many of the headquarters for New York's largest financial companies are located.

    Battery Park

    A small park on the southern tip of the island of Manhattan, Battery Park offers an exquisite view of New York Harbor. Castle Clinton is a fortress in the park, built to defend the city in the War of 1812.

    South Street Seaport

    The South Street Seaport is a historical area in Manhattan, neighboring the Financial District on the southern tip of the island. Its 19th century buildings now house many modern shops, boutiques, and restaurants.

    Opening Hours: 11:00am - 9:00pm, Time are subject to change without notice.

    Times Square

    Times Square
    Called "The Crossroads of the World," this major intersection in midtown Manhattan-- where Broadway hits Seventh Avenue-- is a world-famous icon of both New York City and the United States. It has appeared in countless forms of media.

    Rockefeller Center

    Rockefeller Center
    A member of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places as well as a National Landmark, the world-famous Rockefeller Center (named for John. D. Rockefeller's son) in Midtown Manhattan has been a New York hub since the 1930s.

    Radio City Music Hall

    Radio City Music Hall
    Radio City Music Hall in Rockefeller Center, nicknamed the "Showplace of the Nation," is a concert venue in downtown Manhattan which houses many thrilling performances, including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular once a year.

    United Nations

    United Nations
    This building in New York City has served as the global headquarters of the United Nations since 1952. The area has extraterritoriality status, meaning it is technically not bound by the laws of New York or even the United States.

    Fifth Avenue

    Fifth Avenue
    One of the most famous shopping areas in the world-- and one of the most expensive-- New York City's Fifth Avenue cuts across Manhattan and hold some of its most famous landmarks and event centers.

    Central Park

    Central Park
    New York City's world-famous park sees over 35 million visitors every year, and not without reason. From playgrounds to ponds, horse carriages to bird-watching, and ice skating to rock climbing, the possibilities are endless in the 843-acre commons.

    Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

    This 16-acre building complex in New York City has been a cultural center since John D. Rockefeller initiated its development in the 1950s. Lincoln Center features the Julliard School, widely considered the best arts school in the country.

    American Museum of Natural History

    The American Museum of Natural History is one of the most famous, largest, and most celebrated museums in the entire world. The museum is consists of more than 30 buildings and their collection has more than 130 million items.

    Opening Hours: 10:00am - 5:30pm, Close at 1:00pm on 10/26/2019;Close on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

    Apollo Theater

    This famous and historic music club in the Harlem neighborhood of New York is a member of the National Register of Historic Places. It is associated with black performers from the 30s to today and the Harlem Renaissance.

    The Cathedral of St. John the Divine

    This Episcopal cathedral in New York City is an impressive Romanesque-and-Gothic-style church that first held services in 1899. It is the fourth-largest Christian church in the world and is the (disputed) largest Anglican church and cathedral.

    Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 7:30am - 6:00pm, The Cathedral is open 7:30 am–6 pm daily. The Visitor Center and Pop-Up Shop are open 9 am–5 pm daily. Please note that there is limited access to parts of the Cathedral on Sundays—full access on Sundays is between 1 and 3 pm.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art, located in New York City, is the largest art museum in the United States with among the most significant art collections.

    Guggenheim Museum

    Guggenheim Museum
    The Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan is an art museum that houses many famous works from the Impressionist movement to contemporary works. It has a very unique design: the atrium features a spiraling ramp, meant to accentuate the modern pieces within.

    Cadman Plaza

    Cadman Plaza is a park in Brooklyn. Built in the 1930s, it is home to a lovely World War II memorial that depicts a wall lined on either side by two figures of women, representing victory and family.

    Opening Hours: 6:00am - 1:00am

    Barclays Center

    This new state-of-the-art arena in Brooklyn is the home of the borough's NBA team, the Nets, and hosts concerts and other large-scale events on a regular basis. In 2015, it will also become the home of the NHL's Islanders.

    Brooklyn Museum

    On the National Register of Historic Places, the Brooklyn Museum houses large collections African (specifically Egyptian) and Japanese art. Its largest collection is of American artists, including Norman Rockwell, Mark Rothko, and Goergia O'Keefe.

    Opening Hours: Wed 11:00am - 6:00pm, Thu 11:00am - 10:00pm, Fri - Sun 11:00am - 6:00pm

    Brooklyn Botanical Garden

    This location is one of the prettiest in Brooklyn, featuring "gardens within the gardens," special sections and floral arrangements with special themes, like the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden, the Shakespeare Garden, the Cherry Esplanade, the Children's Garden, and many more.

    Opening Hours: Tue - Fri 8:00am - 6:00pm, Sat - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm, Closed Mondays

    Brooklyn Central Library

    The central branch of the Brooklyn Public Library system, this library features an interesting facade that incorporates a concave curve. Located in Grand Army Plaza north of Prospect Park, it houses the Brooklyn Collection

    Opening Hours: Mon - Thu 9:00am - 9:00pm, Time may change without notice., Fri - Sat 9:00am - 6:00pm, Time may change without notice., Sun 1:00pm - 5:00pm, Time may change without notice.

    Fort Greene Park

    This 30 acre park in Brooklyn was designed in 1867 by Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux, the designers of both Central and Prospect Parks. It hostst the annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival.

    Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 6:00am - 1:00pm

    Brooklyn Academy of Music

    The Brooklyn Academy of Music has been, since its inception in 1861, a haven for more progressive and avant-garde styles of music. This performing arts center. It features regularly scheduled concert performances, as well as theater and other arts.

    Brooklyn Bridge

    Brooklyn Bridge
    Easily one of New York City's most recognizable landmarks, the towering arches of the Brooklyn Bridge have welcomed drivers to the island of Manhattan for years. The two automobile lanes of the bridge are divided by a designated pedestrian walkway.

    Grand Army Plaza

    A large, open area in the northern part of Brooklyn's Prospect Park, the Grand Army Plaza serves as a permanent memorial to the country's servicemen and women. The Soldiers' and Sailors' Arch forms the center-piece of the plaza.

    Fulton Ferry Landing

    A short waterfront pier b the Brooklyn Bridge, Fulton Ferry Landing is named for the transportation service that travels across the water from Brooklyn to Manhattan. It provides an exquisite view of the Manhattan skyline.

    Manhattan Bridge

    Manhattan Bridge
    One of the bridges that connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, construction of the Manhattan Bridge began in 1901. At the Manhattan entrance to the bridge, there is a magnificent triumphal arch beckoning traffic onto the suspension bridge.

Day 2: 48-Hour Loop Day 2

Tickets are valid for 48 hours, and include admission to all the above loop tours.
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Location Address
New York, NY 777 8th Avenue, New York, NY (between 47th & 48th Street- New York, NY )
    Downtown Tour: Hop-on, hop-off
    Tour Length: Approx. 3 hours
    Departures Daily
    From 8am - 6pm (frequent departures)
    Holiday Hours: October 8th 2019 - 8:00 am to 3:00 pm only
    October 9th 2019 - will not operate
    November 28, 2019 - 11 am-6:00 pm; route change due to parade;
    December 31st, 2019 - 8:00 am to 3:00 pm only

    Uptown Tour: Hop-on, hop off
    Tour Length: Approx. 2 hours
    Departures Daily
    From 9am-5pm (frequent departures)
    Holiday Hours: October 8th 2019 - 8:00 am to 3:00 pm only
    October 9th 2019 - will not operate
    November 28, 2019 - 11:00 am-6:00 pm; route change due to parade;
    December 31st, 2019 - 8:00 am to 3:00 pm only

    Brooklyn Tour: Hop-on, hop-off
    Tour Length: Approx. 2 hours
    Departures Daily
    From 11:00am-3:00 pm every 30 minutes from State Street between Bridge and Pearl Street (Battery Park)
    Connection to Downtown Tour at Stop #10
    Holiday Hours: October 9th 2019 - will not operate
    December 31st, 2019 - 8:00 am to 3:00 pm only

    Night Tour: Not hop-on, hop-off
    Tour Length Approx. 2 hours
    Departures Daily; 6:30pm (winter), 7:00pm, 7:30pm and 8:00pm
    Holiday Hours: October 8th and 9th 2019 - will not operate
    December 31st, 2019 - will not operate

  • CitySightseeing New York® Hop-On, Hop-Off Sightseeing Ferry two stops:
    1. Pier 78, West 38th Street and Hudson River;
    2. 199 Vesey Street Pier (lower Manhattan) - connection to Downtown Tour at stop #9, City Hall

Price Includes

  • Value-added Eat and Play Card
  • Admission to the Museum of the City of New York or New York Historical Society
  • CitySightseeing New York Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry Tour
  • Hop-on Hop-off double-decker bus
  • 48 Hours of All Loops Admission
  • Admission ticket(s) at your choice

Price Excludes

  • Food and Beverages unless specified
  • Gratuities


  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.


  • You will receive an confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order was received. Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Email (e-ticket). When you reserve your attractions and services you will be asked to print e-tickets to present when you arrive at your destination. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

Terms & Condition

  • Standard Cancellation and Refund policy (please read before booking)
  • Prices may vary subject to availability/season/weekend/holiday.
  • We reserve right to cancel a schedule to fully refund affected customers although we will make every effort to maintain the regular operation.

Additional Note

  • Hop-on, Hop-off double-decker tour tickets are valid for 48 or 72 hours from the time your ticket is issued.
  • CitySightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off Sightseeing Ferry ticket is valid for one day.
  • Bonus admission tickets are valid as indicated on ticket stub.
  • Value-added Eat and Play Card included: The Eat and Play Card is a NYC vacation savings program, providing exclusive access to savings on dining, attractions, entertainment, shopping and more. Each card is valid for up to 4 people and can be used again and again for the duration of an entire NYC stay.
  • Redemption Locations: Please bring the print out of the e-tickets and get the tickets redeemed at the below location. 42nd St. (between 8th & 9th Avenues), New York, New York 10036
  • Language: Live commentary in ENGLISH plus recorded narration in 11 languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Mandarin, Russian, Japanese, Korean and Hebrew.
  • Special assistance: Any passenger requiring special assistance such as an ADA-accessible bus is requested to inform us at time of reservation and must notify us no later than 48 hours prior to departure.

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Hi, I'd like to ask if this price include the Admission Fee to the above places? Does it accept the City Pass?
by Thu Nguyen on 2015-11-01
Dear Thu Nguyen, Thanks for the questions. Unfortunately, for this trip, Admission Fee will not be price included. And we do not accept city pass. Please feel free to contact us if you have further questions. Layna Taketours
by Taketours on 2015-11-01
How often do the buses run past each drop off point eg. every hour, every 2 hours?
by Jane on 2015-03-20
Hi Jane, The bus stops at each of the points every 20-30 minutes approximately.
by Taketours on 2015-05-07
This tours is include the hotel booking?
by Patcha Pimpaporn on 2014-06-15
This tour is not include the hotel booking. You can check the price include on our website.
by Taketours on 2014-06-16
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