Embark on a captivating 2.5-hour journey that lifts you above New York City's hustle and immerses you in the serene beauty of Roosevelt Island. Experience the city from a new perspective on the iconic Red Tramway, capturing the essence of urban exploration with unparalleled panoramic views.
Leave the familiar streets of Manhattan and ascend into the skies on New York City's only aerial tramway. Departing from Midtown East, this unique ride offers a swift 6 to 8-minute journey across the East River. Prepare your cameras for stunning views of the Queensboro Bridge and the Midtown skyline—a photographer's dream. Whether it's capturing the moment or creating a mesmerizing time-lapse, the tramway ride is an experience not to be missed.
Before our tour concludes, we'll have the chance to glimpse into the island's rich past and ultra modern present. Whether you choose to linger for more photos or journey back via tram or subway, Roosevelt Island promises a memorable slice of NYC's diverse tapestry.
Upon landing on Roosevelt Island, our tour takes a peaceful turn towards the southern tip, home to the serene Four Freedoms Park. This tranquil space honors the legacy of Franklin D. Roosevelt, drawing inspiration from his vision of a world founded on four essential human freedoms: speech, worship, want, and fear. As we navigate the park and its surroundings, the Manhattan skyline unfolds, offering spectacular views of emblematic structures like the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and the United Nations Headquarters.