Archive for July, 2010

Enjoy a Day of Long Island Sightseeing in a Luxurious Limo

July 30, 2010

Take a Long Island limo sightseeing and enjoy beautiful places like the Nassau County Museum of Art.

Planning a visit to Long Island? Why not rent a limo and enjoy the region in style? There’s so much to do and see, you won’t want to waste any time. Whether you have a few days to explore or just a few hours, make sure to visit these Long Island attractions or you’ll definitely be missing out.

The Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium: Built in 1950, the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum is William K. Vanderbilt II’s 43-acre “Gold Coast” estate. He dedicated the museum to the “education and enjoyment of the public.” Vanderbilt was passionate about collecting pieces of natural history, ethnographic artifacts and fine and decorative arts. Today, visitors discover their own passions for learning within the museum and planetarium and take time to appreciate the many different life forms that walk the earth.

Nassau County Museum of Art: Visitors are invited to enjoy the historic mansion and the beautiful gardens offered at the Nassau County Museum of Art. There are several exhibitions per year that feature works of 19th, 20th and 21st century artists as well as programs that are meant to educate children and their families about art and history.

Sagamore Hill: The building that was once President Theodore Roosevelt’s Long Island home, is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visitors who visit Sagamore Hill come to find that it looks just like it did when the Roosevelts inhabited the home from 1885-1919. Don’t miss the chance to view the original furnishings of the home as well as the President’s personal items he acquired during his travels all over the world. Stop by the museum, visitor’s center and walk the grounds of this beautiful 23-room home, you’ll be happy you did.

During your trip to Long Island, don’t forget to plan an unforgettable trip to the legendary Wine Country and take a Long Island limo wine tour. There is so much to do and see on Long Island, you’ll wish you planned a longer vacation.

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Take a NYC Limo to a Fabulous Piano Bar This Weekend

July 23, 2010

Bemelmans Bar is a sophisticated piano bar and restaurant.There’s plenty to do in the city that never sleeps, shopping, sightseeing, dining out and of course, experiencing the night life. What many people may not realize is that NYC offers a variety of piano bars that will give visitors a unique experience unlike any other. If you’ve never been to a piano bar in NYC, grab some friends, rent a limo and get ready for a fun night out at one of these fun places.

The Duplex: The Duplex is NYC’s legendary piano bar and cabaret, located in West Village. Every night starting at 9:00pm, the Duplex staff hosts a party in the piano bar, where guests can watch their bartender pour them a drink while belting out a popular pop song.

Don’t Tell Mama: Located on Restaurant Row in the Theatre District, Don’t Tell Mama is an award winning venue that offers daily cabaret, comedy and live music. It was once featured on the TV show “Friends,” and is celebrating over 25 years of live performances. It’s also a restaurant, so whether you are looking for a relaxing dinner or an entertaining live performance, Don’t Tell Mama will satisfy your needs.

Bemelmans Bar: Located on Madison Avenue, this piano bar features murals from Ludwig Bemelmans’ memorable scenes from Madeline as well as some of his other stories, adding a younger element to the bar’s otherwise “Old New York” vibe. It attracts a more mature crowd and is the perfect place to experience a classic piano bar, a bottle of wine and the company of your friends in a peaceful atmosphere.

So what are you waiting for? Get a group of friends, dress up in your finest going-out wear and rent a NYC limo for a night on the town at one of these glamorous piano bars. If you want to read about more piano bars or other nightlife that NYC has to offer, read the full list at 10best.com.

Top 5 Attractions You Can’t Miss for a NY Sightseeing Adventure

July 16, 2010

The Statue of Liberty is a must-see while you're out in NY sightseeing.

If this is your first trip to NY, you must make sure to reserve at least a day to go sightseeing. There’s plenty to do in the city that never sleeps, so deciding which attractions to see can be tough. You’ll need all the time you can get so reserve a NYC limo to chauffeur you around the city. You won’t waste time flagging down a taxi to take you to each destination and you won’t have to worry about getting lost. According to 10best.com, these are the top 5 attractions you can’t miss while NY sightseeing.

The Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island: The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island represent freedom for millions of people and is a must-see for anyone visiting NYC. You can experience a tour complete with historic details and technical aspects of the statue. Inside the base of the statue there are exhibits, concessions and an observation deck that you have to see.

Central Park: This famous 843-acre park has a variety of recreational activities such as jogging, biking, and a carousel as well as the Central Park Wildlife Center. Don’t miss the 2.5-acre Strawberry Field with the black and white “Imagine” mosaic or the Conservatory Garden.

Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Met houses over 2 million works of art. The museum displays works from artists all over the world from different genres, styles and time periods. Don’t miss the Cloisters, which displays the museum’s medieval art collection.

Staten Island Ferry: Check out the Statue of Liberty from the Staten Island ferry as well as a magnificent view of the city skyscapers and the Brooklyn Bridge. Best of all, it’s totally free!

The Frick Collection: Once a private mansion, the Frick is now home to a variey of works by Rembrandt, Whistler, Vermeer and El Greco as well as some special exhibitions. There’s also an indoor garden court, breathtaking glass ceiling and stunning water fountain all available for your viewing pleasure.

There’s so many interesting attractions in NY, it’s hard to pick just a few to visit. If you have a few days to go sightseeing and need more suggestions for where your limo driver should take you, read the full list of attractions, restaurants and shopping destinations to visit at 10best.com.