Get inspired for a trip to NYC with our collection of video highlights of the best of New York sightseeing. Peek at exhibition centers, a battleship-turned-museum, and helicopter rides that provide a bird's eye view of soaring skyscrapers. For sightseeing excitement, these videos prove there's no place like New York.
New York Tourism Videos—Sightseeing
See the city from above on one of New York City's spectacular Helicopter Flight Services tours. Helicopter Flight Services offers helicopter tours that include views of the Statue of Liberty, New York Harbor, the Chrysler Building, Central Park, Columbia University, the George Washington Bridge, Yankee Stadium, and the Financial Center. They also offer customized tours of the city as well as night tours.
New York City's National September 11 Memorial & Museum honors the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993. The memorial's design consists of two enormous reflecting pools, each approximately an acre in size. Through photographs, narratives, and media displays, the National September 11 Museum keeps alive the memory of that tragic day and honors the lives of those who perished.
Get your selfie sticks ready, because Madame Tussauds in Times Square is the only place with no ropes or barriers holding you back from getting photos with your favorite stars! Voted as one of New York’s most unique attractions, Madame Tussauds invites you to pose with over 200 figures of internationally renowned musicians, A-list stars, sports legends, world leaders and more.
Founded in 1982, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum takes you on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery. The Intrepid Museum includes the Space Shuttle Pavilion, home to Enterprise, the world’s first space shuttle, which paved the way for America’s successful space shuttle program. Also on display are 27 authentically restored aircraft, including the Lockheed A-12 Blackbird, the world’s fastest military jet and spy plane, and the British Airways Concorde, the fastest commercial aircraft to ever cross the Atlantic Ocean.