Upper Manhattan is known for its beautiful brownstones, art and culture. Escape the overcrowded Times Square and explore the area with our Hop-On, Hop-Off Double Decker Uptown Tour! You will be surprised at how much it has to offer!
Many famous museums with great exhibitions are located in Upper Manhattan. The American Museum of Natural History is known for bringing history to life and is currently exhibiting Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World. With this exhibit, you not only learn about crocodiles, but are able to see four live species of them!
In the Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can find different displays from all over the world such as Arms and Armor from the Islamic World and the Bates Family’s mansion from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. Other great museums along the way include the Museum of the City of New York and Guggenheim Museum. Many of these museums and much more are part of our FreeStyle Pass!
This largest mausoleum in North America is a major tourist attraction in Upper Manhattan. Grant’s Tomb is the final resting place of President Ulysses S. Grant and his wife, Julia. Admission is free for public and visitors can view some historical exhibits as well.
Central Park is one of the biggest parks in New York City and the most visited park in the United States. Imagine that its area is bigger than the area of Monaco! Whether you explore it by walking or taking a bike tour, it is a must to explore! Visit Strawberry Fields – the memorial to John Lennon, take a boat ride or go to the Belvedere Castle. Visiting Central Park is a never-ending adventure as this place is full of hidden gems waiting to be found!
Cathedral of St. John the Divine
You definitely need to see this beautiful place. It is the biggest cathedral in the world, filled with history. With its glorious architecture and stained glass windows, it’s impressive both inside and out. Plus, there are art displays inside! Absolutely gorgeous!
While in Harlem, you have to at least see the Apollo Theater! Full of history and the site where many famous musicians performed, it’s a NYC iconic spot to visit. You can even possibly take a tour of this legendary music hall! Wouldn’t it be amazing to stand on the stage where greats like Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson have performed?
These are some of the amazing sights you can see on the Uptown Tour! Discover this charming area from the top of a double decker bus!