A picturesque staple of New York City, the East River regularly draws thousands of visitors. The 16-mile span connects Upper New York Bay on its south end to the Long Island Sound on its north end. While the East River flows beneath and alongside many iconic bridges and buildings, the waterway itself is pretty iconic. It’s one of the sights you’ll get to see on a Skyline Cruise because, well, on your dinner cruise, you’ll be cruising down it! [Read more…] about Skyline Sights: Sailing Along The East River
Notes From The Deck
Fundraising events are crucial for any non-profit organization. They are terrific for raising awareness of your mission, building support within your community, and of course, to increase donations. Fundraisers are an excellent way for companies to raise money for charities and causes. However, because a lot of planning is involved, executing a successful fundraiser may seem like a daunting task. [Read more…] about Planning a Successful Fundraiser Aboard the Skyline Princess
New York is the city that never sleeps. Still, figuring out ways to fill your summer weekends can seem daunting so here’s a handy guide filled with ideas to help you enjoy the best summer ever. [Read more…] about Ideas for Summer Weekends in NYC
Whether you’re looking for activities during a stay-cation or just want new ways to have fun with your whole family, there’s a lot to do in Queens. Besides being the home port of the Skyline Princess at the World’s Fair Marina, the borough has an abundance of family-friendly activity opportunities. [Read more…] about 11 Fun Family Summer Activities in Queens
While most weddings are planned one to two years in advance or more, not everyone has that luxury. Military deployments, job relocations, elderly relatives, and a host of other reasons can lead to a last-minute wedding – including people who just don’t want to wait to be married. [Read more…] about Last-Minute Wedding Tips from Skyline Cruises
One of the many well-known locations you can see on a Skyline Cruise of New York Harbor is Randall’s Island. Currently home to several famous music festivals, the island has a rich history that’s pure New York. [Read more…] about Skyline Sights: Randall’s Island
People like to feel appreciated so events acknowledging and celebrating employees have grown in popularity. Our New York Harbor and Long Island Sound cruises are memorable events. Skyline Cruises has hosted numerous employee appreciation events and can recommend ways to make yours a success. [Read more…] about Show Your Employees Appreciation with a Skyline Cruise
Have a full day’s adventure when you take a lunch or dinner cruise aboard the Skyline Princess. Queens has a wide variety of activity options that are great for the whole family to explore before or after your NY Harbor cruise. Obviously, you be sure to confirm the hours, fees, and availability with each destination.
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While the Skyline Princess is best known for its famous NY Harbor tours, we have sightseeing cruises that depart from the Connecticut ports of Stamford and Norwalk, providing a unique view of the Long Island Sound. For private cruises, we can vary our Long Island Sound tour itinerary to accommodate your preferences and interests. There are some sights that are very popular with our cruise guests and frequently included.
For an unforgettable July 4th, choose Skyline Cruises for a front row seat of Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular. There’s no better way to celebrate Independence Day than with a water view of the fireworks festivities.
According to a 2018 WalletHub study of the 100 largest U.S. cities for best and worst Independence Day celebrations, New York City is the number one best place to spend 4th of July. Since the fireworks display was one of the metrics in the study, it’s easy to see why NYC was named the best in the country, and a Skyline Cruises NYC Harbor trip provides the best view of the famous Macy’s fireworks show launching live from the Brooklyn Bridge.
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