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I can't think of a more glamorous way to celebrate Fourth of July than with a sunset cruise that culminates in watching the Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks from 1,000 feet away.

Manhattan by Sail, with its two ships, Clipper City and Shearwater, will set sail along the east river this Fourth of July to capture the annual Macy’s fireworks display. From two of America’s historic operating sailing ships, those onboard will watch the sky light up with fireworks reaching up to 1,000 feet from the closest seats available to the action.

Whether learning to tie a sailors knot, helping raise the sails, or sitting back and taking in picturesque views, there will be fun for everyone to stay engaged in an experience that will never be forgotten. 

Manhattan by Sail’s iconic July 4th sail will include a full open bar and a delicious American BBQ menu. Cocktails can be enjoyed as soon as the dock lines are slipped, followed by a delicious buffet to be enjoyed before the show.

The cost is $450 for adults and $375 for the Littles. Sail Only: $425. 

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