STUDENT TOUR & TRAVEL NYC ATTRACTIONS
By virtue of the density and diversity of its population, its dynamic economic activity and vibrant cultural life, New York City stands alone as the most exhilarating city in the world. From the moment you arrive you feel its energy and enjoy its wonders.
Statue of Liberty
This iconic symbol of freedom was a gift of friendship from the people of France in 1886. Made of copper, Lady Liberty holds a book with the inscription July 4, 1776 in one hand a torch of freedom in the other.
PLEASE NOTE: Climbing to the crown is not open to groups.
Ellis Island, situated just north of the Statue of Liberty, opened in 1892 and closed in 1954. Over that time more than 12 million immigrants passed through on their way to America. Today it is an Immigration Museum.
Central Park is the first public park built in America. Inside its more than 850 acres, some popular stops include Strawberry Fields, the Great Lawn, Bethesda Fountain and the Alice in Wonderland statue.
Times Square, often referred to as the “Crossroads of the World,” is the iconic center of Manhattan. It hosts a concentration of well-known theaters, stores and animated billboards.
“The Great White Way” is home to 40+ theaters that feature the very best of what live theatrical performance aspire to be.
Empire State Building
Standing 102 stories tall, the Empire State Building was the world’s tallest office building for more than 40 years. The 1931 Art Deco building has 2 million square feet of office space and offers a view of 80 miles on a clear day.
Grand Central Station
Constructed of glass and steel, the 100-foot wide by 650-foot long structure rivaled the Eiffel Tower and Crystal Palace for primacy as the most dramatic engineering achievement of the 19th century.
Famous 5th Avenue
Great shopping district in midtown Manhattan that includes high end retail such as Tiffany, Sak’s, Gucci as well as commercial retail such as H&M, Niketown and Disney.
St Patrick’s Cathedral
It is the largest decorated gothic-style Catholic Cathedral in the United States and has been recognized throughout its history as a center of Catholic life in this country.
A model of urban planning and design, Rockefeller Center is famous most for its large Christmas tree and gold statue “Prometheus” which overlooks the ice rink in winter.
Top of the Rock
Atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza, enjoy a sensational panoramic view of Manhattan from this world class observatory.
NBC Studios Tour
1-hour behind-the-scenes tours of the production areas of several television shows.
Radio City Music Hall
Located in historic Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall is home to the Rockettes. This 1932 Art Deco theatre is amongst the most innovative and technically advanced stages in the world.
Carnegie Hall, as it came to be known in the 1895 season, was an immediate success. Visitors to Carnegie Hall today can tour the facilities or enjoy one of the many wonderful musical performances that take place here
New Amsterdam Theatre Tour
Discover the beautifully restored art and architecture of this landmark Broadway theatre built in 1903, once home to the legendary Ziegfeld Follies.
The Metropolitan Opera House, New York State Theater, Avery Fisher Hall and Vivian Beaumont Theater form the cultural center for performing arts in New York.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Its 32 acres of floor space make it the largest art museum in the Western Hemisphere with over and 5 million people visit the museum every year.
Museum of Modern Art
Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world.
Best known for its spiral architecture facade created by Frank Lloyd Wright, the Guggenheim features exhibitions in world class modern art.
The Whitney Museum houses one of the world’s foremost collections of twentieth-century American art.
This museum, a division of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is dedicated to the art and architecture of medieval Europe, with a focus on the Romanesque and Gothic periods.
Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum
Come and visit your favorite celebrities and have your picture taken with today’s pop culture stars in the favorite attraction for kids.
Museum of Natural History
Created in 1869, the museum houses more than 30 million artifacts dedicated to the research of the earth and its myriad of life forms.
Harlem is a neighborhood in upper Manhattan, long known as a major African American cultural and business center.
Located in the heart of Harlem, the Apollo Theatre has been the center stage for showcasing African-American talent since the 1930s.
Cathedral of St John the Divine
The world’s largest gothic cathedral, located in Harlem, can hold up to 8,000 worshippers at a time.
9/11 Museum & Memorial
This site at the World Trade Center bears solemn witness to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993. The Museum honors the nearly 3,000 victims of these attacks and all those who risked their lives to save others.
New York City’s Chinatown is the largest concentration of Chinese in the western hemisphere. There are many small shops selling inexpensive souvenirs and knock off handbags, watches and sunglasses.
Walking beside the narrow, cobblestone streets beneath the fire escapes of turn-of-the-century tenements, you’ll enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Italian cuisine.
An acronym for SOuth of HOuston (pronounced “how-stun”) Street, this eclectic neighborhood has a long history of appealing to New York City’s artistic community.
For over 100 years, this small area below 14th Street and west of Broadway has been a Mecca to the creative, rebellious and Bohemian.