|Day 1||Tuesday, 11/20/2018 - Fly to New York City |
“Start spreading the news,” because today you fly to America’s most exciting metropolis for a getaway filled with shopping, sightseeing and endless entertainment. Relax as you check into the 4-Star Hotel Mela, located in Times Square!
|Day 2||Wednesday, 11/21/2018 - Sightseeing / Broadway Show |
This morning, enjoy breakfast at a local eatery before setting out to embrace the energy of this fascinating city on a locally guided tour of the “Big Apple.” You’ll see Greenwich Village, the Wall Street district, Chinatown, the Empire State Building, Central Park and other time-honored landmarks. Visit St. Paul’s Chapel, where George Washington once worshipped, and where recovery workers came for rest and care during their time at the World Trade Center site. This afternoon, visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, a poignant tribute to the lives lost in September 2001. This evening, enjoy dinner out on the town. Following dinner, the curtains rise for your first included Broadway show.
|Day 3||Thursday, 11/22/2018 - Macy's Thanksgiving Parade |
The parade travels down Central Park West from 77th Street to Columbus Circle, then along Central Park South to 6th Avenue, down 6th Avenue to 34th Street, then finally along 34th Street to Macy’s Herald Square. Check out a map of the parade route for more detailed information on where to watch this spectacular event. Over 8,000 people participate, including clowns, balloon handlers, and marching bands, while 3.5 million people line the streets to see it in person and another 50 million watch on television. The parade has been a tradition since 1924, and each year it gets bigger and better. This year’s line-up features giant character balloons, floats, over 1,000 cheerleaders/dancers, over 1,000 clowns, 12 marching bands, celebrities, and even Santa Claus! After the fun, enjoy a beautiful Thanksgiving Feast.
|Day 4||Friday, 11/23/2018 - Ellis Island |
Start your day with a fun-filled breakfast at famous Ellen’s Stardust Diner, a 50’s-themed restaurant featuring a singing wait staff. Next, board a ferry to Ellis Island. Take in the incredible views of the towering Statue of Liberty as your ferry cruises New York Harbor. More than 12 million people passed through Ellis Island on journeys of immigration. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore “the city that never sleeps.”
|Day 5||Saturday, 11/24/2018 - Rockettes |
Enjoy free time to discover the city. Your Tour Manager will have plenty of suggestions for great ways to spend your time. Maybe you’d enjoy a shopping spree at some of the famous department stores, including Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, and Saks Fifth Avenue. Or, be in the Today Show Audience. You can see the Tree in Rockefeller Center or try your luck at ice skating. This afternoon, take your seat for the fabulous Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes! Then, say farewell to this extraordinary city as you enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.
|Day 6||Sunday, 11/25/2018 - Return Home |
We will transport you and your newly found friends to the airport for your flight home. Your tour comes to a close with many pleasant memories of your exciting tour of fabulous “New York, New York.”