Stay in New York City for the Weekend!

NYC Activities

Stay for the weekend after the Forum and enjoy everything New York City has to offer!
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Central Park Bike Tour, Saturday, October 30, 10am-12pm

Join other Getting to Zero Forum attendees on a Central Park Guided Bike Tour. Highlights of the tour include the Central Park Mall, the Jackie Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, the Bethesda Fountain and Terrace, the Great Lawn, Strawberry Fields, and many more iconic sights. With great photo opportunities, a rich treasury of information, a beautiful scenic cycle through a serene location, and all within just two hours, our Central Park Bike Tour delights every inch of every palate. When booking, just select Central Park Guided Tour and the date & time (10/30/2021 at 10am) and enter the code, GET2ZERO and the discounted rate of $24.50 will be available.

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Neighborhood Walking Tour, Saturday, October 30, 12pm

Pack highlights of New York City’s most interesting neighborhoods—SoHo, Little Italy, and Chinatown—all into one day with this walking tour. In SoHo, visit the Cast Iron Historic District and learn about 19th-century architecture. In Little Italy, see mob sites and hear about John Gotti, an American mobster. In Chinatown, soak up the sights, smells, and sounds of the neighborhood. Tickets – $35

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Immigration Nation, Saturday, October 30, 10am

The Statue of Liberty is perhaps New York City’s most familiar landmark and the easiest one to overlook since it’s only accessible by boat. This historic monument has welcomed many generations of hopeful Americans to our shores. Reserve a Pedestal Reserve ticket on Saturday, October 30 at 10am and you’ll meet the ferry at Battery Park to Liberty Island and the Statue of Liberty National Monument, as well as Ellis Island and the National Museum of Immigration. Ticket includes access to the Fort Wood section of the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty National Monument. Tickets – $23.80

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The Bronx Zoo, Botanical Garden, and Arthur Avenue

Three of the Bronx’s top attractions congregate in and around the Fordham neighborhood, providing plenty of chances to enjoy nature and dine on authentic Italian specialties.
Bronx Zoo: Highlights include the lemurs of Madagascar, the denizens of the Congo Gorilla Forest and the snow leopards of the Himalayan Highlands. Tickets must be booked in advance.
New York Botanical Garden: Something is always in bloom in the many gardens of NYBG. Timed tickets must be booked in advance.
Arthur Avenue: The main strip of the Bronx’s Little Italy is lined with shops, cafés and outdoor dining spots.

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Ground Zero and 9/11 Memorial Tour

When the planes hit the Twin Towers on September 11th, the world watched as one of the most recognizable symbols of power and freedom fell. From the smell of fire to the sound of sirens, New Yorkers witnessed firsthand the events of that day. Even now, they can recall the moments of tragedy and heroism that tested and ultimately strengthened our city. Hear firsthand accounts from guides who remember 9/11. Learn about the new World Trade Center and the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. Take a moment to honor the lives lost and to see and celebrate New York City’s resilience. All Access Tour includes Tour of Ground Zero, 9/11 Museum and admission to the One World Observatory at Freedom Tower. Tickets – $109.

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American Museum of Natural History Guided Tour

American Museum of Natural History – Home to the largest and arguably most fabulous collection of dinosaur fossils in the world, AMNH’s fourth-floor dino halls have been blowing people’s minds for decades. Hourly tours guide visitors past T-Rex bones, as well as several of the mammoth museum’s sections. Highlights include the Hall of Human Origins; the Hall of Biodiversity, which examines world ecosystems and environmental preservation; and the life-size model of a blue whale hanging in the cavernous Hall of Ocean Life. Tickets only available through September 30th currently. Check back for tickets in early September.

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Little Island

Little Island is a 2.4-acre public park in Hudson River Park on the West side of Manhattan. Born from a collaboration of the UK-based Heatherwick Studio and the New York-based landscape architecture firm MNLA, led by Signe Nielsen, the park’s imaginative design offers all New Yorkers and visitors a new public space that is whimsical, captivating, and restorative.

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Flatiron Food, Architecture, and History Tour

See two of New York City’s most iconic and picturesque neighborhoods, Flatiron and Union Square, on this food, architecture, and history walking tour. Try tastings at some of the most unique food stops in the city. Visit Caffe Lavazza at Eataly Market, an epic artisanal Italian food emporium. Tickets – $60

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