Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. 3 Days/2 nights—additional nights available to enhance your tour. If you’re thinking, “been there, done that,” in New York think again, this trip gives them a reason to return to the Big Apple. This tour is the smell of fresh-baked bagels, the sounds of a Broadway rehearsal studio, the taste of an authentic NYC black-and-white cookie, the sights in the streets, and the pulse of the city — it’s New York from a whole new perspective…come and be a part of it!
Taste your way through a series of neighborhoods to experience the diverse, exciting, ethnic communities that make Brooklyn a magnet for “foodies.” Enjoy lunch while on your edible ethnic adventure through some of New York’s most flavorful neighborhoods.
9/11 Memorial and Museum
Pause and reflect on a day that touched the hearts of the entire world. Visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum built to remember the loved ones that were lost on that day.
One World Observatory
In less than 30 seconds, ascend to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.Witness 360-degree views in all directions that take in the iconic sights, surrounding waters and panoramic views of the city and beyond!
Your accommodations will be in Midtown Manhattan. Relax and refresh before you venture out to explore the city on your own. Explore the shops, witness the amazing billboards of Times Square, discover your favorite New York City restaurant, attend a Broadway Show, visit Rockefeller Center or sip a nightcap at a trendy lounge near the hotel; immerse yourself in the fast pace of the city.
Here's your chance to be a star! Start by learning the techniques of vocal dynamics and acting through song, while working with a musical director. You will also explore the art of marrying music and drama to effectively achieve emotional impact. Now that you’re well rehearsed, you’ll sing the piece with a Broadway performer! After the class there will be time for a question and answer period and to take photos.
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Enjoy lunch on your own at one of the eateries located in the park. After lunch, meet your official NYC guide and let the exploration begin!
DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass)
With its spectacular waterfront access, thriving art scene and an architectural grandeur that's at once raw and charming, it's easy to see why DUMBO has become one of Brooklyn's most buzz-worthy neighborhoods.
Climb on one of the horses and go ‘round and ‘round for a ride to remember. Created in 1922, this classic carousel boasts 48 exquisitely carved horses and 2 chariots.
Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory
Housed in a 1920s fireboat house. Featuring natural, homemade ice creams and a tempting selection of toppings and syrups, the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory is an irresistible treat. The bonus: stellar views of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline.
Jacques Torres Chocolates
You’ll be surrounded by sweets steeped in tradition. Jacques prides himself on specializing in fresh, handcrafted chocolates using premium REAL ingredients free of preservatives, artificial flavors, essential oils or chemicals. Indulge in a treat while you observe all of the activity and unique boutiques.
Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge
For an experience of a lifetime, walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, which soars over the East River connecting Manhattan and Brooklyn. The Bridge itself is a marvel of design and provides spectacular views of the city’s skyline. Photo op anyone?
With your NYC guide and chef visit local markets and select fresh ingredients that you’ll use to prepare your own dinner! Learn about the varieties of unique products and how they are incorporated into Italian cuisine. Join your chef in the kitchen, where you will be split into culinary teams.
“Ben the Bagel Guy”
There’s nothing better than a fresh New York bagel straight out of the oven. Start the day with a 1-hour bagel tour. Enjoy the samples along the way, and taste New York’s iconic dessert, a black-and-white cookie.
Your last stop in the city is Herald Square, home ofMacy’s Department Store.Meet a Macy’s guide and embark on a fascinating historic store tour. Learn about the magic of Macy’s and how Rowland Hussey Macy turned his 1858 dry goods shop into the iconic store it is today.