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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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New York Aquarium

The New York Aquarium is the oldest continually operating aquarium in the US. Originally opened in Castle Clinton in Battery Park, Manhattan in 1896, since 1957 it’s been located on the boardwalk in Coney Island. The aquarium occupies 14 acres and boasts over 350 species…


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Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, known as the Met, is the largest art museum in the US and one of the ten largest in the world. It’s permanent collection contains more than 2 million works of art. The main building, located on the eastern edge…


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Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds opened to the public in Times Square in 2000 and has millions of visitors each year to see the famous realistic wax figures on display inside. Inside is a museum style gallery of models of the rich and famous, the glamourous and newsmakers,…


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