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United Nations Headquarters

We visit the headquarters of the United Nations along the East River. The land under the UN building is considered international territory and not part of the US. The 18 acre site belongs to all 193 UN member countries from around the world. This complex…


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Times Square

Times Square is a major commercial intersection in midtown Manhattan. It’s at the junction of Broadway and 7th avenue and stretches from West 42nd street to West 47th. Brightly adorned with billboards and lighted advertising of all kinds, Times Square is the known as the…


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Statue of Liberty

The original name of this copper icon of the United States was “The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World”. It was a gift from France, created by French sculptor Auguste Bartholdi, and was dedicated on October 28, 1886. It was designated a National Monument in…


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Skylon Tower

The world famous Skylon Tower is a combined observation tower and rotating restaurant complex in the Niagara Falls hotel. The tower is 775 feet tall and rises above the Falls to give visitors an incredible view of the falls and city. We ride to the…


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St. Patrick’s Cathedral

The Cathedral of St. Patrick is a neo-gothic gem in midtown Manhattan across the street from Rockefeller Center and is the seat of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York. The site where the cathedral sits was originally a Jesuit college in…


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Rockefeller Center

When the US was in the economic downturn of the Great Depression and the world was between two wars, John D Rockefeller had a vision to build a center and an observation deck in the heart of Manhattan as a gift to the locals and…


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Niagara SkyWheel

The Niagara SkyWheel is a 175 foot tall Ferris wheel in the hart of the Clifton Hill area of Niagara Falls, Ontario. It opened in June 2006 and cost about $10 million to build. The leisurely ride takes about 15 minutes and gives passengers great…


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Niagara Falls

We explore one of North America’s natural wonders – Niagara Falls. Millions of gallons of water rocket over the cliffs every minute and millions flock to see its mighty power up close. We’re on the Canadian side of the falls in Niagara Falls Canada to…


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New York Public Library

The iconic main branch of the New York Public Library is the flagship building in the system and a prominent historic landmark in midtown Manhattan. It opened in 1911 and is one of four research libraries in the library system. This beautiful beaux-arts style building…


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New York City Hall

New York’s City Hall is one of the oldest continuously used City Halls in the nation that still houses its original governmental functions. Designed by Joseph François Mangin and John McComb, Jr. and completed in 1812, New York’s City Hall building is a national history…


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