Times Square
People on the walk at Times Square, New York City
People on the walk at Times Square, New York City

Times Square Tours and Tickets

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With its neon lights and video billboards, Times Square is one of New York City's best-known landmarks. It's near many of the Big Apple's famous theaters and hosts the annual New Year's Eve ball drop—an essential Manhattan experience.

  • Junction of 42nd Street, Seventh Avenue and Broadway, Manhattan, New York City, New York, 10036

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What are people saying about Times Square

Jennifer_B, Nov 2023
Learned a lot
Loved learning about the history of the theater district! Our guide was very informative! I will look at the theaters in a new light now.
Shona_D, Jul 2023
Fantastic tour
The Donuts are all delicious! Great tour around the times square area. Friendly and informative guide.
colin_s, Jul 2023
Donut(!) Eat Before This Tour!
Heather (tour guide) txtd the day before to confirm the tour meeting place - easy to find and the tour was interesting. Full of interesting facts and history - learnt a lot about New York / Times Square (triangle) The donuts (American size) we’re amazing and filling! Had a good laugh. Would recommend this tour.
Linda_A, Jan 2023
A few bites and walk on Times Square
Good deal-made reservations so we did not have to wait at all! Worth the experience…in the heart of Times Square!
People Also Ask
Q:What types of tours can you do to see Times Square?
A:There are so many ways to see Times Square on a tour. From hop-on hop-off bus tours and other itineraries that visit numerous New York City highlights to theater tours, walking tours, photography tours, and even helicopter tours, you have countless options for touring the iconic Manhattan neighborhood.
Q:How long do you need to visit Times Square?
A:That depends on your interests. For a quick visit to experience Times Square's energy, an hour is plenty of time to walk through the area. However, if you want to explore popular shopping stops like M&M's New York—or see a Broadway show—you could spend hours wandering the area.
Q:What can you see on a tour of Times Square?
A:It depends on your tour itinerary, but you can generally look forward to seeing highlights such as the Red Stairs, Broadway theaters, neon lights and blinking advertisements, Naked Cowboy, and nearby attractions such as Bryant Park, Madame Tussauds, and Rockefeller Center.
Q:Can you see Times Square on a helicopter tour?
A:Yes, you can see Times Square on many helicopter tours of Manhattan. The New York icon (which is shaped more like a bowtie than a square) is generally unmissable, thanks to the ever-present glow of its larger-than-life billboards. See if you can spot the yellow cabs from the air, too.
Q:Can you walk around Times Square New York?
A:Yes, you can walk around Times Square—and for many, that's the best way to soak up its ineffable energy, as well as its over-the-top lights, sounds, and street energy. Many segments of the Manhattan neighborhood have been pedestrianized, making it even more walker-friendly—just prepare for some serious crowds.
Q:What time of day is best to visit Times Square?
A:That depends on what you want to see and do. If you want to visit without big crowds, come early in the morning. However, Times Square comes alive after dark, when its enormous billboards light up the night. Stop by before or after a Broadway show for maximum effect.