New York City Getaways
Positioned on top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere – on levels 100, 101, and 102 of the One World Trade Center building – One World Observatory will provide guests with unique, panoramic views of New York City, its most iconic sites, and surrounding waters from above 1,250 feet. A customized guest experience will complement the seemingly endless views – which evoke feelings of the City’s signature pride, hope and determination – and include exhibits and dining options, including a sit-down restaurant.
The experience will invite guests to explore all three levels, each equipped with the latest in innovative technology. Upon entry, guests will be greeted in the Global Welcome Center, where a large video board will feature salutations in an array of languages, and a dynamically generated world map will highlight the hometowns of visitors. Guests will then proceed to Voices, which tells the personal stories of the men and women who built One World Trade Center, and Foundations, which displays facts about the very bedrock on which the building stands. Visitors will board one of five dedicated elevators, termed Sky Pods, to ascend to the 102nd floor in under 60 seconds. Immersive, floor-to-ceiling LED technology in each cab invites guests to experience a virtual time-lapse that recreates the development of New York City’s skyline from the 1500s to present day.
Discount Package Includes:
- LIRR Off-Peak Round Trip rail fare
- Admission to One World Observatory (guests will be viewing on the next available time slot, upon arrival)
Adults: $51.50 (Zones 1-10); $63.50 (Zones 12-14)
Youth (6-11): $29.50
For more information visit: www.oneworldobservatory.com
Buying Tickets at LIRR Gray, Green or Blue Ticket Machines:
Press the “Getaways/Packages” button on the first screen, then select NYC Getaways, then the button for your package or deal. Pay with credit cards or ATM/debit cards. Gray and green machines also accept cash. See here for more information on buying tickets.
Travel Information from Penn:
Address: 285 Fulton Street
Subway: From Penn Station, take Park Place -Exit onto Church Street, or World Trade Center station - Exit onto Church Street.
Bus: Take M5 Southbound and get off at Broadway and Thames Street.
For Travel information, see schedules or call 511and say "LIRR".
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