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Best Boat Cruises Around NYC

June 11, 2017, 8:28 p.m.

Best Boat Cruises Around NYC
It is without a doubt that the best way to see New York City is on foot. There is so much to do within walking distance that you could fill your whole day with plenty of things to do and never need to take a taxi or a subway. You can walk from Times Square to Central Park and along the way grab a bite at an Italian restaurant, go shopping, and visit a museum. Well, what if I told you there is another beautiful way to visit New York, a much more relaxing method which if not often talked about. Let Rooftop Crawl guide you through the best boat cruises around New York City.
Best Boat Cruises Around NYC

The Shark Speed Boat Thrill Ride

If you desire a more exciting boat ride around the Big Apple’s New York Harbor and are up for getting a little wet, then hop on the blue and green painted, Shark Speed Boat. This scream-inducing thrill ride is rather short but has a splash zone, and perfect for beautiful pictures along the NY Harbor. If you find yourself downtown, at Pier 17, South Street Seaport, 89 South St hope on this speed boat, and enjoy a 35mph thrill ride.

Best Boat Cruises Around NYC

Manhattan By Sail

If you desire a more historic experience and have kids that don’t mind being a pirate for a couple hours, this historic and relaxing sail ride is the perfect New York Cruise for you. Hop aboard an old-school schooner cruise from Manhattan by Sail and choose one of the two boats they offer, the Shearwater Classic Schooner, which took part patrolling the Chesapeake Bay during WWII, or the Clopper City Tall Ship, a 158-foot schooner with grandiose white sails. With views of lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty, how could you go wrong with an authentic and historic sail boat experience.

Best Boat Cruises Around NYC

Circle Line Liberty Cruise

With comfortable seating and the availability to purchase food and drinks, this hour long journey takes you as close as 100 feet of New York’s leading lady, the Statue of Liberty. The Circle Line Manhattan also cruises you around other New York landmarks, One World Trade Center and the Ellis Island Historic Immigration Center being one of them. Enjoy some of the most historic parts of New York while relaxing on a comfortable boat cruise and enjoying a snack next to Lady Liberty.

Best Boat Cruises Around NYC

City Sightseeing Daytime Cruise

If you desire a “Hop-on, Hop-off” type of boat cruise, then this one is perfect for your New York experience. Hop board at one of the four locations and visit everything from the Brooklyn Bridge, South Street Seaport, and Statue of Liberty to many more New York landmarks, the choice is yours. Visit as many areas as you’d like, depending on your family’s preference, or enjoy the full boat cruise and experience New York City from the sea like never before.

Best Boat Cruises Around NYC

Seastreak Ferry

If you desire to spend the day at the beach but want a less-conventional and more beautiful way to get there, take the Seastreak Ferry. With amenities such as WiFi, climate controlled cabins, bathrooms, and a 360-degree panoramic view, pass the Statue of Liberty and numerous New York Landmarks as you head to Sandy Hook Beach in Gateway National Park and for your convenience, hop on complimentary shuttle’s services between dock and numerous other beaches if you feel like beach hopping.

By NYC Rooftop Bar Crawl

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