New York is undeniably one of the world’s most iconic cities. Countless TV shows and movies have used New York as their backdrop. New York becomes almost like another physical character. Think about Taxi Driver, Annie Hall, and other NYC-based films.
If you visit NYC, you will want the best experience. You can look back on the memories you create fondly. You can discover New York City’s hidden gems on a sightseeing tour. We’ll discuss three great ones now.
Must-Do Tours For New York City Film/TV Lovers
Sex and the City Hotspots Tour
Sex and the City was an iconic show that lasted in the Big Apple for years. It spawned movies and a spinoff TV show. Carrie Bradshaw and her friends became memorable characters. People still say they’re like Carrie or one of her three girlfriends when describing themselves.
You can take the Sex and the City Hotspots Tour and check out some places where Carrie and company spent their time. The tour visits Central Park and several restaurants, bars, clubs, and other places where these women hung out and learned life lessons.
New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island
If you have a strong stomach, you can hop in a helicopter and tour the Big Apple that way. The New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island tour picks you up, along with your small group, and gives you a city bird’s eye view as you explore NYC’s airspace.
You can view the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, the Freedom Tower, where the Twin Towers once stood, and many more. The tour will even take you to a genuine Long Island Sound lighthouse. You can go to the top and look around. You’ll have a view for miles in every direction. The tour takes just a couple of hours, so you can touch down and have lunch or dinner afterward.
New York TV and Movie Sights Tour
We mentioned how many New York movies and TV shows have come out over the years. Some achieve legendary status, and people want behind-the-scenes information about them. That’s what you get with the New York TV and Movie Sights Tour.
You can visit some of the TV studios and movie sets that still exist in New York. The city preserved some of them, and you can spend some time on set like you’re a movie star.
You can spend an afternoon touring Central Park like Ross, Rachel, and the other buddies from Friends. You also get Seinfeld facts and anecdotes. The tour tells you how to get around New York, order coffee in a bodega, and other fun NYC necessities. Maybe you won’t move to the Big Apple, but you’ll like spending time there like the movie and TV stars do.
You’ll find other great tours as well, like the New York Dinner Cruise with a buffet or the New York Liberty Cruise that tours Ellis Island. If you’re there for a few days, you might check out multiple tours.