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what not to miss with Hop-on/off water taxi.

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what not to miss with Hop-on/off water taxi.

Trying to determine if the water taxi is a viable choice for Thanksgiving visit. What would be a good all-day itinerary to make it memorable? Have already been to Statue of Liberty. Are these enclosed? Imagine it'll be COLD out on the water! Thanks for any tips!

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1. Re: what not to miss with Hop-on/off water taxi.

Cold - yes - some parts enclosed -- What's not to be missed? Where do you plan to go with it? Vague questions will get vague answers.

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We picked the water taxi up at W 44th St, just next to the Intrepid / Concorde, which may be of interest then we went down to Battery Park and got off to see the 9/11 Memorial, which may also be of interest. You could visit Wall St but it was heavy rain when we visited this week so we just walked back to the ferry and stayed on, not visiting South St Seaport as we had planned and also did not get off at Brooklyn. You could visit China town and you could even walk the Brooklyn Bridge from the Brooklyn stop.

You can get out at the back of the water taxi for photos (esp in front of Statue of Liberty) or just to stand but we all stayed inside due to the weather. Our guide, Michael, did a great job pointing out things of interest.

We went to Top of the Rock this time and would recommend it if you haven't been before. We went just before sunset and had amazing views.

Hope that is helpful.

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3. Re: what not to miss with Hop-on/off water taxi.

Just be careful where you hop off the water taxi - the water can be really cold.......

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