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Mar 15, 2013 - Surviving New York

It's no secret that New York City, the largest city in the United States, is a magnet for rental bus visitors. While normal tourists are busy exploring the more traditional experiences, that is the restaurants, shopping and theater scene. you can stand apart from the teeming tourists by taking in the street scenes during a sightseeing tour. Whether you go by rental bus or by foot, self-guided or not, you'll run out of time long before you run out of options, and a great way of getting around New York is with a bus, charter bus, coach bus, party bus, mini bus, passenger coach or school bus rented from Bus Companies New York.

One of the most common mistakes made by rental bus visitors to New York City is to plan too many sightseeing activities in too little time, which inevitably leads to exhaustion. For short trips to New York, list the attractions you'd like to see in the order of importance and group that list by area. Visit the area or areas with the most sights of interest, and your friendly, reliable rental bus driver can help you here . This will eliminate time spent crossing the city, and ensures that you won't accidentally skip over any of your top picks. Rental bus visitors with more time in New York can also plan to spend a day getting lost in the city, an unusual way to discover unexpected places.

Central Park, the Empire State Building and other New York City landmarks earned their "must see" reputation by delivering a solid, engaging rental bus visitor experience over the decades. As a first-time rental bus visitor, treat yourself to Manhattan history by visiting the most well-known attractions to have the quintessential New York City experience. Rockefeller Center, Times Square, and Grand Central Terminal are top picks, and all are easily accessible by rental bus. Other popular rental bus visitor stops are the Museum of Modern Art, the American Museum of Natural History and the Bronx Zoo.

New York City has been the setting for countless books, movies, and television series and rental bus visitors can recreate famous moments at locations all over the city. "Seinfeld" fans, for example, can take Kramer's Reality Tour, hosted by Kenny Kramer, the inspiration for the show's Cosmo Kramer. This acclaimed bus tour passes by locations made famous on the show, including a photo-op outside Tom's Cafe, the setting for the characters' hangout, Monk's Cafe. Other showbiz experiences include ice skating at Rockefeller Center, visiting Tiffany & Co. jewelry store a la Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's," and dancing on the giant piano at FAO Schwartz toy store as Tom Hanks did in the movie "Big." Consider taking a tour of a particular show with the services of Bus Companies New York.

Rental bus visitors to New York can enjoy New York City from a local's perspective. Avoid the major attractions and spend a day in a New Yorker's shoes. Enjoy brunch at a cafe in the West Village, head to Zabar's for a bagel and a "schmear" on Sunday morning, and browse sample sales for discount designer goods. In the afternoon, skip the tourist-oriented restaurants, instead, hop on the subway to Brooklyn for dinner and enjoy incredible city views at the River Cafe.
For an unforgettable time in New York, Bus Companies New York can help you plan your rental bus visit with a selection from their fleet of rental buses and friendly, personalized service.