Experience the best of “the Big Apple” in this spectacular tour. From Rockefeller Center to Greenwich Village, New York City is a destination that will dazzle even the most seasoned traveler. Spend four nights in the heart of Midtown close to Central Park and Times Square. Take your seat and watch the curtain rise for two exciting Broadway shows. Ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. See the Empire State Building and Central Park. Visit the poignant 9/11 Museum and Memorial. Enjoy plenty of free time to shop and explore this fabulous city on your own. Get ready to “start spreading the news!”
12 Sep 2019: New York City, New York – Tour Begins
“Start spreading the news,” because today you arrive in America’s most exciting metropolis for a getaway filled with shopping, sightseeing and endless entertainment. Relax as you enjoy a single hotel stay in the heart of the city.
13 Sep 2019: New York City
Prepare for an exhilarating day with breakfast at a local eatery before embracing the city’s energy on a locally guided tour of the “Big Apple.” Find yourself in Greenwich Village, the Wall Street district, Chinatown, and Central Park. See the Empire State Building and many other time-honored landmarks. Reflect at the 9/11 Memorial and the 9/11 Museum, a poignant tribute to the lives lost. Later, it’s Diner’s Choice…choose the perfect spot from a “menu” of the city’s popular locations near exhilarating Times Square. Then, take your seat at a Broadway show!
Today breakfast and dinner will be included.
14 Sep 2019: New York City
Another exciting day begins with a fun-filled breakfast at the famous Ellen’s Stardust Diner, a 50s-themed restaurant featuring a singing wait staff. Board a ferry for a cruise of New York Harbor. Take in the incredible views of the towering Statue of Liberty. Dock and get up-close to “Lady Liberty.” She has welcomed immigrants and visitors to New York Harbor since 1886. Created as a token of friendship between the U.S. and France, the Statue of Liberty has become a global symbol of freedom. Then it’s on to Ellis Island. Step back in time on a self-guided tour of the museum. Come to know the personal stories of the immigration boom of 1892-1924 when 12 million people passed through this station on their journey to America. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore “the city that never sleeps.” Tonight, choose to join an optional walking tour of Greenwich Village including dinner.
Today breakfast will be included.
15 Sep 2019: New York City
Take advantage of some free time this morning to discover the city at your own pace. Your Tour Manager has countless suggestions on how to spend your time. Maybe you are up for a shopping spree at some of the world’s most legendary department stores, including Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Saks Fifth Avenue. This afternoon, the curtains rise for your second Broadway show. You’ll choose from a selection of Broadway’s biggest hits.* Say farewell to this extraordinary city tonight as we gather for your final taste of New York with dinner at a local restaurant.
Today breakfast and dinner will be included.
16 Sep 2019: New York City – Tour Ends
Your tour comes to a close with many pleasant memories of your exciting tour of fabulous “New York, New York.”
New York, NY
Greenwich Village Walking Tour with Dinner • $85pp
Leave the hustle and bustle of Midtown behind for a true local experience. Board the subway to Greenwich Village and emerge from the station into a different world of sidewalk cafes, parks, art galleries, museums and trendy restaurants. Join a local guide to discover the rich history of the neighborhood and hear stories of its bohemian reputation. Get to know the artsy culture and eclectic architecture that has defined the neighborhood. Encounter specialty shops, hidden gardens and the narrowest house in NYC along the way. Then sit down for a traditional Italian “family style” dinner at a local restaurant. Sample an array of tasty appetizers and hearty main courses. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a world famous Rocco’s cannoli before returning to the subway for your ride back to Midtown. This tour operates in all weather conditions. Cancellations are not allowed once the optional tour is purchased. This option has a 32 passenger maximum. If you would like to purchase and it is sold out, you can be waitlisted and more availability added.
Duration: Approximately 4 hours. Please note a minimum of 10 passengers is required. Transportation is included.