You haven't really seen New York 'til you admire it with these wild 'n' unforgettable NYC adventure activities!
Make some moves to break the mold from traditional sightseeing tours, heading off the beaten path of NYC. With its impressive cluster of skyscrapers huddled around the Hudson River and NY Harbor, the most exciting ways to see New York City are with adventures by H2O and air!
Explore the Big Apple's most celebrated landmarks with the most unique and adrenaline-pumping thrills the city can offer by water! There's no tour in NYC you'll find that's quite like one that's done on a personal watercraft. Hop on a jet ski for a New York adventure that sends you zippin' past famous sites like Chelsea Piers, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Brooklyn Bridge and even Yankee Stadium. And there's always the option to race across the open water, experiencing the exhilarating speed and performance your jet ski is capable of! And for all the fun, but a little less of the splash factor, jump on one of the slightly drier things to do in NYC: a sailboat ride on the Hudson. The stunning views and gentle rock of the boat are enough to get the heart racing and wind in the hair, while still traversing at comfortable (and less damp) pace.
Feelin' the itch to take to the sky to scope out the NYC 'scrapers and beyond? Virgin Experience Gifts showcases an array of flying experiences in New York that will take your breath away! Not only that, but they come with unrivaled views of the city skyline, Jersey Shore, NY and NJ countrysides, too.
Buckle into an impressive selection of aircraft that deliver memories to last a lifetime with the likes of aerial adventures in New York like helicopter tours, plus private and public hot air balloon outings. Have a history buff on your hands? Check out cool excursions with a vintage twist aboard T-6 Warbirds, 1940's biplanes, and C-47 D-Day flight experiences.
The exhilarating ways to spread your wings don't stop there… With flying lessons in airplanes and helicopters available and no previous experience necessary to enjoy them — it's time to make great big bucket list wishes come true! Hop straight into the pilot's seat to head for new heights with one of the most incredible things to do in NY. Soar over picturesque landscapes with your hands on the aircraft's controls. Depending on the lesson chosen, you'll take off from airports like Republic, Westchester County, or Sky Manor after a brief ground orientation. Then marvel at the vast expanse below as you try your hand at maneuvers like ascending, descending, turning, and more on these epic NY adventure activities!
Prefer to feel the fresh air on your face as you explore things to see around NY and beyond by hitting the asphalt? Get in on a Harley Davidson rental for one, two or three days! Soak up sites in Manhattan at your own pace, or escape the concrete jungle to hit the open road, anticipating the adventures that await.