New York City

Program Highlights & Inclusions

  • Tour Manager throughout your trip
  • Visit Rockefeller Center
  • Free time in Times Square
  • Admission to the 86th floor observatory at the Empire State Building
  • Visit to the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center
  • Admission to the 9/11 Memorial Museum at the World Trade Center
  • Admission to One World Observatory
  • Admission to the Stage Door Tour at Radio City Music Hall
  • Broadway show ticket (rear mezzanine seating)
  • Central Park Walking Tour
  • Guided visit at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum

Your students will enjoy a tour at Radio City Music Hall where you will go behind-the-scenes and get an insider's view of New York's iconic entertainment venue where the biggest names in show business perform. During the tour you'll meet a real Rockette! 

You will have time to explore Times Square and then walk to the Empire State Building. You'll head up to the 86th floor observatory of the Empire State Building where you will enjoy a fantastic view of the Manhattan skyline.

Your students will get a chance to experience the subway as they head to the 9/11 Memorial located at the site of the World Trade Center. The names of the victims are engraved around the perimeter of the fountains.

You will visit the 9/11 Memorial Museum. The museum's 110,000 square feet of exhibition space is located within the archaeological heart of the World Trade Center site-telling the story of 9/11 through multimedia displays, archives, narratives and a collection of monumental and authentic artifacts. The lives of every victim of the 2001 and 1993 attacks will be commemorated as visitors have the opportunity to learn about the men, women and children who died. 

They will be ascending to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere in less than sixty seconds, then look toward the horizon and feel the city’s invincible spirit when you visit the One World Observatory.

Your students have the opportunity to visit the Lower East Side Tenement Museum where you'll hear the story of immigrant families as you view restored apartments of past residents from different time periods. The museum occupies a former tenement building on Manhattan's lower east side.

While in New York City, your students will see a Broadway show.

You can elect to wake up bright and early to get camera ready to be a part of the outdoor audience for NBC's Today Show at Rockefeller Center! Bring your signs and get ready to wave to the cameras. After, you will take an insiders look at NBC's New York Studios going behind the scenes of some of your favorite TV shows. The tour will take you through the halls and into the studios of NBC's New York operations! You will journey through 30 Rockefeller Plaza visiting the NBC Sharp Globe Theater, Broadcast Operations, the Make-up Room, and even producing your very own news and weather program in the High Definition Mini-Control Studio!

Your students will visit uptown to visit Central Park. They’ll walk past Cleopatra's Needle, the boathouse, the Bethesda Fountain and Strawberry Fields on your way to the west side of the park. You'll have time to shop in Herald Square. Stop by H&M, Sephora, Uniqlo and Macy's flagship store.

Your group will depart on the Ferry for Ellis Island where you'll have fantastic views of the Statue of Liberty and a chance to visit the Immigration Museum. Ellis Island served as the main port of entry for European immigrants arriving in the United States between 1892 and 1924. Today over 100 million Americans can trace their lineage to a relative that passed through Ellis Island on their way to America.