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46 (110) Shearwater
Sailing Cruise of Manhattan
different see Manhattan from the decks of a a 82-foot double-masted
Great Gatsby Era sailing yacht.With a gentle breeze in your face
glide past the Statue of Liberty and around the tip of Manhattan.
Enjoy a beverage with great views and the sound of a sail rustle
with the water all around you. Your voyage departs from the North
Cove Marina (Battery Park City) at the World Financial Center. The
trip lasts up to 2 hours commencing in May and sails on to November
created 'Battery' in 1693 to defend New York with mounted cannons.
The space became a park to provide New Yorkers and Wall St with
a place to relax. The park is very popular particularly in warm
enjoys excellent views of the Statue of Liberty and New Jersey.
Within you will find Castle Clinton which was originally built to
keep the British out. It is now welcoming of Brits and everybody
else. You can also have a look at the Sphere, a sculpture damaged
in the attack on the World Trade Center. Don't miss the lampposts
around the park as they give an account of Battery Park's history.
is close to a number of other New York City attractions including:
- Wall Street
- South Street
- WTC site
a good vantage point to see:
- Statue of
- Ellis and
- Hudson River
- New Jersey
- Lower Manhattan
48 (116) Trinity
1697, Trinity Church is a vibrant Episcopal parish with a Welcome
Center and Museum. Sections of the Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum
overlooks the Hudson River. Despite its proximity to Wall Street
the Church offers the visitor the opportunity to find peace and
tranquility in one of the most beautiful natural settings in the
City of New York. Giant hundred-year-old oaks and elms look down
on grassy knolls and manicured walkways.
Center for the Performing Arts
Home to Opera,
Ballet and New York Philharmonic. The Lincoln Center is America’s
premier performing arts center. You can tour the Lincoln Center
to see why every year millions of visitors flock to its grand theaters
to enjoy the world’s most distinguished opera and ballet companies,
musicians, theater and films. Daily guided tours allow guests to
explore the world-renowned Metropolitan Opera House, Avery Fisher
Hall, the New York State Theater or the Vivian Beaumont Theater.
You get to hear the fascinating inside stories told by knowledgeable
tour guides and you might even be lucky enough to catch a glimpse
of a rehearsal in progress.
Tour the Lincoln
Center with a New
50 (92) Meer
Pond in Central Park
Meer is Dutch
for lake. The Meer, once a mere swamp, has been transformed into
a beautiful pond to compliment the natural waterfall at the end
of the Ravine. The relaxed, family friendly Meer Pond is set amongst
some of Central Park's most impressive oaks, bald cypress, beech,
and ginkgo. Of more interest for children are the two playgrounds
with water features.
In the summer
you may enjoy the jazz festival and dancing on the terrace at 110th
Street close to The Charles A. Dana Discovery Center.
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