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Big Bus New York Hop-On Hop-Off, Empire State Building and Macy's Experience

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    Explore Downtown - Red Route

    Route Duration: 1 hour

    Stops on the Explore Downtown - Red Route:
    • Times Sq - 42 St - Times Square East W 42nd St & Broadway
    • Bryant Park - W 42nd St & 6th Ave
    • 5th Avenue - 37th & 5th Avenue Midtown
    • Empire State Building - 5th Ave & W 32nd St
    • Flatiron District - 5th Ave & 23rd St
    • Union Square - 5th Ave & W 15th St
    • NoHo - Broadway & Bleecker St
    • SoHo - Broadway & Spring St
    • Chinatown - Lafayette St & Walker St
    • Brooklyn Bridge - Park Row & Beekman St
    • Wall Street - Broadway & Wall St
    • Statue of Liberty National Monument - State St & Pearl St
    • Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises - 42nd St & 12th Ave
    • Port Authority Bus Station - 42nd St between 8th & 9th Ave
    • Restaurant Row - 8th Ave & 46th St
    • M&M'S World - 7th Ave & W 48th St
    • Broadway - 46th St & Broadway
    • Madame Tussauds New York - 259 W 42nd St
    • Madison Square Garden - W 34th St & 8th Ave
    Attractions on the Explore Downtown - Red Route:

    Macy's Herald Square / Big Bus New York / Charging Bull (Wall Street Bull) / Rockefeller Center / Madison Square Garden / Empire State Building

    Operates: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Every 15-20 minutes

    Explore Uptown - Blue Route

    Route Duration: 1 hour

    Stops on the Explore Uptown - Blue Route:
    • West 42nd Street - W 42nd St & Broadway
    • Bryant Park - W 42nd St & 6th Ave
    • Grand Central Terminal - 42nd St between Bowery Savings Bank Building and TD Bank
    • Midtown East - 49th St between 3rd & Lexington Ave
    • The Metropolitan Museum of Art - 5th Ave & E 83rd St
    • The Frick Collection - 5th Ave & E 72nd Street
    • Central Park Zoo - 5th Ave & E 66th St
    • Columbus Circle - Central Park & Columbus Circle, next to Maine Monument
    • Carnegie Hall - 57th St & 7th Ave
    • Times Square - W 50th St & 7th Ave
    Attractions on the Explore Uptown - Blue Route:

    Central Park / Grand Central Terminal / Carnegie Hall

    Operates: Every 15-20 minutes 9:10 AM - 6:10 PM

    Explore Harlem - Green Route

    Route Duration: 1 hour

    Stops on the Explore Harlem - Green Route:
    • Columbus Circle - Central Park & Columbus Circle, next to Maine Monument
    • American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West & W 80th St
    • The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine - Amsterdam Ave & W 112th St
    • Apollo Theater - W 125th St & Frederick Douglas Blvd
    Attractions on the Explore Harlem - Green Route:

    Apollo Theater / Central Park

    Operates: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Every 60 minutes

    Explore Brooklyn - Purple Route

    Route Duration: 1 hour

    Stops on the Explore Brooklyn - Purple Route:
    • Statue of Liberty National Monument - State St and Pearl St
    • Atlantic Avenue Barclays Center Station - Flatbush Ave between Dean & Bergen St
    • Grand Army Plaza - Grand Army Plaza on Flatbush Ave
    • One World Observatory - Fulton & Church St (hop off only)
    Attractions on the Explore Brooklyn - Purple Route:

    Battery Park

    Operates: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Every 60 minutes

    Discover NYC by Night - Yellow Route

    Route Duration: 2 hours

    Stops on the Discover NYC by Night - Yellow Route:
    • M&M'S World - 7th Ave & W 48th St
    Attractions on the Discover NYC by Night - Yellow Route:

    Times Square

    Operates: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Every 20-30 minutes Discover the iconic sights of the Big Apple after dark (not a hop on hop off)

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Very convenient... our first tour guide was funny and knowledgeable... got great views of empire state building etc... got off at the Brooklyn bridge/9/11 museum... got back on easily... our next tour guide wasn't as good... got really deep and down when talking about 9/11......More

    1  Thank blackraine04
    Reviewed July 14, 2019

    The best thing I did while visiting New York with my family was buy a package of 5 attractions to visit. The worse thing I did was buy the package from Big Bus New York Hop-On Hop-Off Company.. The people I dealt with both over...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Experiencedtravelet
    BigBusToursUSA, Manager at Big Bus New York, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Good Afternoon Experiencedtravelet, We at Big Bus Tours strive to exceed our customer’s expectations each day, clearly, we did not do that for you and your family. For this, we offer our sincerest apologies. Our employees are to be acting in a kind, courteous and...More

    Reviewed June 15, 2019

    Amazing service. Buses were clean. Radio system working on all languages. Accurate infos. The guide tour at red line was great!

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Marco A
    Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

    The Big Bus was great! If you are thinking of getting on the Big Bus I would recommend it. It has a beautiful view especially from the top of the bus. If it rains they have a poncho ready for you to wear. Darius was...More

    2  Thank Pappidallas
    Reviewed May 22, 2019

    My second visit to NYC and my second time using Big Bus ‘hop on/off’. We did the Downtown Loop with the guide Nick and driver Frank. Nick was excellent and very knowledgeable. We hopped off at the ‘Brooklyn Bridge- Ground Zero’ stop. Very convenient to...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank JudyLorenzo40
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