NYC LIGHTS - CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

Take advantage of the warm holiday season with TWO tours in ONE.With the most asked tour in the month of December 2010- and 11.

Enjoy a great warm New Yorker "American-Italian (& other Communities)" true Christmas, the New York way. Forget about Rockefeller Center, Times Square, and Manhattan Lights. Come and experience never before seen and the stories of the people who put them. Complimentary with the best Photographic angles from the Boroughs of Queens, Brooklyn and from our neighboring New Jersey State its a one in a time experience to cherish in your trip.

Its an excellent activity for all ages. Teenagers, Adults, kids, The whole Family.

The Tour Includes 3 stops with the best views of the Big Apple's Famous Sky Scrappers, and Dyker Heights.

The Panoramic tour passes by:
  • We leave Manhattan either from the Queens-Boro Bridge or Queens Midtown Tunnel (Dep. traffic)
  • We go to Queens ( 1 Stop )
  • We Go to Brooklyn ( 5 Stops )
    • 1 The famous Brooklyn Bridge / The River Cafe
    • 3 Stops in Dyker Heights
    • 1 Technical Stop for the Coffee
  • In Dyker Heights. We will see decorated houses, mansions, etc... from American-Italian and other communities. Dyker Heights has been made more famous every year, and Documentaries from PBS "DYKER LIGHTS" and TLC's "CRAZY CHRISTMAS LIGHTS". We will see the homes of Lucy, Al and Robert. We will learn the story of Santa Claus, The homes, people who started with the lights and much more.

    We will see spectacular mansions from $6-9 Millions USD. Motorized soldiers, toys, nativity scenes. 30foot/10Meters soldiers and much more. Mini Cities. While we appreciate the voices of Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra and more.

  • From our stops we can see and take pictures of the following : The East River, Citibank "Queens and Manhattan" Buildings, FDR Drive , Queensboro Bridge, Roosevelt Island, The United Nations Buildings, The Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal, Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge, Governors Island, Ellis Island, Verrazano Bridge, Staten Island, The Staten Island Ferry, The Statue of Liberty, AIG Building, Woolworth Building, South Street Sea Port, Grimaldis Pizzeria, The River Cafe, Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, World Financial Buildings, Intrepid Museum, Time Warner Cable Towers, Freedom Tower, George Washington Bridge, Riverside Church, NY Times Building, and much more....

    The Tour ends at the Empire State Building ( Tickets not included in the price of the Tour) so you can see the views from above the famous " King Kong Building", or we will return you to your hotel-apt in the center of Manhattan ( between 23 and 59 Street )

  • NOTE : Not all homes have the same lights and or displays every year. In general they stay with the same or put additional, or new ones. It all depends on the taste of each particular owner.
Recommendations: Re-Charge and or bring extra batteries for your cameras if possible.

Availability: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.
* Any day with minimum 6 or more participants.

View Terms & Conditions
* We Require a 2nd Date due to RAIN and or poor conditions of visibility.

Language:English

Price
$75 USD Per Person.
$45 USD Per Person Under Ages of 10.

Pick Up Time
(Winter) Approx. 4:30 PM / 16:30 Hours

Meeting Point
NY Helmsley HOTEL : 42 Street Between 2nd and 3rd Avenue.
* Subject to Change due to festivals, movie filmings, UN related activities etc.

Time of Tour
Approx. 5 Hours