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New York City: 3-Hour Private Classic Car Experience

Product ID: 342686
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Immerse yourself in 1920s New York City on this private, historical tour of Midtown & Downtown Manhattan. Seated in the backseat of a vintage Jazz-Age car with authentic music and costumes you’ll experience the vibrancy and nostalgia of historic New York.
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Duration: 3 hours
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  • Journey through the original roots of Manhattan
  • Discover the vibrancy of NYC's history of immigration, traveling through Chinatown and Little Italy
  • Experience the energy of Times Square
  • Immerse yourself in 1920s New York with authentic costumes, music, and candy
Full description
You'll be picked up from the meeting location in a vintage car from the Jazz Age. The driver will be in full 1920s costume and will share the story of how Manhattan came to be. During the journey, you'll enjoy a 1920s playlist for some vintage ambience and get to select a 1920s accessory or two to wear.

Your tour will take you past Central Park, down off of Columbus Circle, and by Carnegie Hall and the Empire State Building. You'll also cruise by Bryant Park and the New York Public Library, and pass the famous Flatiron building. You'll head downtown towards SoHo on a journey through Tribeca, past the Woolworth building, driving right by St. Paul's Chapel, and One World Trade. Cruise by Trinity Church, get an up-close photo opportunity of the Charging Bull, and pass by Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange. The tour continues past Battery Park, and passes New York icons of Fraunces Tavern and Delmonicos. Loop around with a great view of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Seaport, the original area colonized by the Dutch. You'll travel through the neighborhoods of Chinatown and Little Italy, Pass right by Lombardi's (home of the first pizza in the United States), and then loop back up Park Avenue and travel through the tunnels of Grand Central Terminal before returning back to Central Park and your starting location.
  • Local guide and driver
  • Transportation in a classic late 1920s to early 1930s car
  • Costumes
  • Music from the 1920s
  • Authentic candies from the 1920s
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years

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Meeting point

Your car will be parked on the Central Park side of the street right across from the "JW Marriott Essex House"

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
This tour is not suitable for wheelchair users or small children. The classic car does not have space to transport a wheelchair and cannot accommodate a child safety seat.
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Product ID: 342686