There is probably no better way to see NYC than from above. You get a bird’s-eye view of Central Park, the Hudson River, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty. The thrill of flying above skyscrapers is no match for any other tour you can experience in the Big Apple. Here are some great services that can provide you with a view of Manhattan from up above.
Helicopter Flight Services, Inc.
Downtown Manhattan Heliport (South St. near Broad St.)
Tours ranging from 12-30 minutes and costing $149-299 (plus fees).
Liberty Helicopter Tours
Pier 6 & the East River
Tours ranging from 12-20 minutes and costing $150-215 (plus fees).
New York Helicopter Sightseeing Tours
Pier 6 @ South St. and Broad St.
Tours ranging from 12-25 minutes and costing $139-295 (plus fees).