For unobstructed, 360-degree panoramic views of America’s largest city, grab your discount tickets and head on over to the Top of the Rock! This 55,000 square-foot, multi-tiered observation deck offers unbelievable views of all of The Big Apple – including a view of the Empire State Building! As the weather gets warmer, the Top of the Rock is the perfect place to post up and take in the stunning panoramic views of this famous skyline. As one of the most highly revered New York City attractions, make sure the Top of the Rock is on your list of go-sees for your New York vacation.
You’ll ride the glass elevator 70 stories into the air, while you enjoy educational videos provided by the studio downstairs – NBC. You can view the stunning scape from an enclosed observation deck, or on one of the open-air terraces – rain or shine, you’ll be fine! Staff members will be available to snap some photos of you and your family, to point out landmarks on the horizon, and to answer any of your questions. After taking in the sights, head to the multimedia exhibit, which delves into to the history of Rockefeller Plaza.
30 Rock was completed during the Great Depression in 1933, commissioned by John D. Rockefeller as a part of the Rockefeller Center. The project was led by famed Art Deco architect Raymond Hood. It was the first building constructed with the elevators grouped in the central core. It was known as the RCA Building until 1988, it is most famous for housing the headquarters of NBC. In fact, just downstairs in the NBC Experience Store, you can begin the NBC Studio Tour – one of many attractions included in our New York Package Deals. This 70-minute tour will transport you to the famed studios of Saturday Night Live, The Jimmy Fallon Show, The Today Show, and beyond. Crash the set, explore the halls of this historic studio, and keep your eyes peeled for potential a celebrity sighting! Departing every 15 minutes, head right over before or after your Top of the Rock experience!
For a full Rockefeller experience, be sure to include the Rockefeller Center Tour, which will give you insight as to this center of 19 commercial buildings which have gained National Landmark Status! Its art-deco architecture, entertainment spaces, and commercial buildings are vital to the city’s business and culture. Your guide will take you on a journey through its rich history on this fun and educational tour. By the time you depart from the Big Apple, you’ll understand the immense impact this unbelievably wealthy family had on both the city and its skyline. With our 30 Rock Package, you can visit the Top of the Rock, embark on the NBC Studio Tour, and learn the illustrious past of this landmark on the Rockefeller Center Tour – all for one low price! Not a fan of heights or history? Check out our other New York Packages to find the right activities for you and your family with discounts up to 55% off!