Sunset on the East Side: Dumbo - Williamsburg – LIC with Ferry at Sunset

Sunset on the East Side: Dumbo - Williamsburg – LIC with Ferry at Sunset

Location: New York
Tour: Guided Tour
By: On foot
Aboard the Water Taxi to Discover the East River
Panoramas, Views, and Sunset
Tour Duration
3 hour
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Private
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With this great 3-hour tour, we will enjoy the best of the East Side. The Brooklyn Bridge as seen from Dumbo, the trendy and hipster neighborhood of Williamsburg and some of the best views over Manhattan at Sunset from Long Island City!

What to Visit on The East Side: Dumbo, Williamsburg and LIC

We leave from Pier 11 down on Wall Street to go up the East River aboard the East River Ferry, visiting DUMBO, Brooklyn's fashionable neighborhood, where we will get great views of the Financial District and the famous Brooklyn Bridge. Later, we will proceed North to Williamsburg for a tour dedicated to the main Hipster neighborhood, the nonconformists and extravagant area of the New York which in as little as 10 years has become one of the most fashionable and alternative neighborhoods of the city and where the cost of homes has increased by 500%.

Famous for the many bars, restaurants, and clubs, with trendy young and alternative stores, Williamsburg is the center of NYC hipster life. On the way to Manhattan, we will first stop in Long Island City (LIC) with the famous Pepsi-Cola symbol to enjoy stunning views of Midtown East at Sunset. The tour ends right at the LIC park, and you can either ride the Water Taxi back to Wall Street or Midtown East (34th Street Pier) or you can hop on the Subway, Line 7, that will take you to Grand Central and Times Square. The tour ends in Long Island City.

Hightlights of Tour East Side

3-Hour Private Tour
We use the Ferry (a Water Taxi) to Discover the East River
Professional Guide
The trendy Neighborhoods: Dumbo and Williamsburg
Panoramas, Views, and Sunset

Williamsburg and The Creativity!


NOTES: Water Taxi tickets are not included in the price. Cost for each ride is $2.75. During the tour, we will take 3 rides for a total of $8.25 – If you want to go back to Manhattan by water taxi, you will need an additional ticket for $2.75.

If you are passionate about photos and videos you will have unique opportunities to capture the skyline at sunset immortalizing the views of the three bridges of the East River: Brooklyn, Manhattan, Williamsburg (aka BMW) and everything your guide will bring to your attention.

Dumbo


Let's start by saying that Dumbo has nothing to do with the young Disney elephant but is an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass. Until a few decades ago, it was a completely abandoned neighborhood (a former manufacturing district) where only a few artists had decided to establish their lofty studios and where 30 years ago Sergio Leone filmed one of the most beautiful scenes of the movie Once upon a time in America. Now, Dumbo has changed and we're going to see how; we can reach Dumbo in many ways but the most glamorous way to get there is with the East River Water Taxi leaving from Pier 11 in Downtown Manhattan (Wall Street) - The ride lasts only five minutes ..... the view is incredible and will live forever in your camera! 

What we will see while crossing the East River & touring Dumbo:

  • Up-close views of the Brooklyn Bridge – We dock right by the Bridge
  • The Manhattan Bridge
  • Jane's Carousel
  • Washington Street

Over the past 15 years, Williamsburg has been rapidly transformed and continues to do so day by day to be a dynamic scene, even though Starbucks has landed here too, the area remains the District for the "Do It Yourself" and creative people. Small pastry shops and cafes to meet with friends, a multitude of restaurants to offer different cuisines, trendy shops for glamorous fashion, and art galleries for local artists. Places to go listen to some good music, and then small & big street markets .... Get informed with your guide to the latest Williamsburg’s trendy places.



Long Island City: Sunsets & Pepsi-Cola Sign

If once Long Island City (LIC) was above all a movie production center, it now houses one of the city's most vibrant art-scenes. The 19th-century industrial buildings have been transformed into galleries, museums, and painters and artists’ studios, and restaurants are growing more and more in number alongside shops and boutiques. Also, a great choice for Hotels, LIC, has opened many hotels in recent years, and we remind you that it is only 1 train stop, line 7, from Grand Central Terminal and easily accessible by Water Taxi too. Last but not least, you have some of the best views over the Manhattan skyline and the famous Pepsi-Cola symbol.



Come Hop On Hop Off with us

Spend a Day with us "Hopping On & Off the City" -- This Tour is perfect by itself but it's even better if you pair it with our "Ethnic Apple Tour" and "Financial District Tour" - During the day we will visit the famous neighborhoods of Little Italy, East Village, and Chinatown, and the iconic Wall Street and Financial District before embarking on this journey across the East River to Brooklyn and Queens.

Plus, when you pair two, or more, 2-hour walking tour, you will get a 25% discount on the Combo Rate. 

You can Try These 3 Tours Together and Save!

HOW MUCH & WHAT'S INCLUDED

Tour Price:
$ 180.00 from 1 to 5 pax 
$ 225.00 from 6 to 10 pax

Kid Price:
1 Free in a group 1/5 * Age requirements: 0 - 12 years old
2 Free in a group 6/10 * Age requirements: 0 - 12 years old

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