New York Weekend
35+ - 40's - 50's and 60's Singles
August 29 - September 2, 2013
Once in a lifetime you need to visit New York City, from the Statue of Liberty to the top of the Empire State Building. On this singles weekend we stroll along Fifth Avenue, Lower Manhattan, Broadway and through Central Park.
Btoadway Show Included - To Be Announced
New York Singles Weekend Itinerary
Vacation Day 1: Arrive New York
Your plane can land at any of the 3 New York area airports and you will be shuttled to the newly renovated Milford Plaza Hotel at Times Square.
Our exciting vacation begins at 5:00pm, walk along Fifth Avenue, see the lights in Times Square and get a bite to eat.
Vacation Day 2-3-4: Explore New York with our Best Single Travel Host
Our group will spend the next 3 days exploring the Island of Manhattan using an unlimited Hop-on Hop-off Bus and the New York Pass. We will try to visit as many of the sites and do as many tours as possible and still allow for enough free time to shop the amazing stores and visit the numerous museums New York has to offer
View the most famous neighborhoods, attractions and places of interest: Times Square, Madison Square Garden, Macy's, Empire State Building, SoHo, Chinatown, Little Italy, Site of the World Trade Center, Wall Street, Financial District, Battery Park South Street Seaport, Lower East Side, United Nations, Rockefeller Center, Carnegie Hall, Broadway Theatre District and much more.
Empire State Building Observation Deck is nearly a 1/4 mile above Fifth Avenue and has breathtaking panoramas across the rooftops and avenues of the New York Metropolitan areas, see as far away as four neighboring states.
Statue of Liberty - We will start early one morning and visit the Statue of Liberty and the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, both only a short ferry ride from Battery Park. Be sure not to miss the historic halls and galleries at Ellis Island, where more than 12 million immigrants first entered America.
Rockefeller Center Tour - Discover the history behind the art, design and architecture of Rockefeller Center. Tour the famous streets, building and landmarks that make up this wondrous â€ścity within a cityâ€ť.
Discover Top of the Rock™ Observation Deck and experience breathtaking views of New York City. Step on one of the glass ceiling sky shuttles for a thrilling ride to the Top to find three stories of spectacular views, including a stunning, open air, 360-degree view from the 70th Floor outdoor deck.
NBC Studio Tour takes us to some of the most famous NBC studios like Saturday Night Live, Nightly News with Brian Williams, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Today Show, Football Night in America and MSNBC. Visit the NBC/Sharp Globe Theater, Broadcast Operations, the tour Make-up Room, and High Definition mini-control studio.
The Stage Door Tour -Be a part of a Radio City Rockette kick line with an Interactive photo opportunity! Learn about the genesis of Radio City Music Hall and the legendary Rockettes. Explore the secrets of the Great Stage, amazing art-deco interiors and production areas; see the vast Radio City art collection.
Uptown Treasures & Harlem Bus Tour - Enjoy a 2 1/2 hour ride narrated by licensed guides pointing out architectural masterpieces, homes of the rich and famous, cultural institutions, remarkable houses of worship, landmarks of entertainment, sports and Central Park as well as the famous neighborhood, Harlem. Views of Fifth Avenue, Museum Mile, The Dakota, Lincoln Center, Time Warner Center, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Guggenheim, Frick Collection, Apollo Theater, Museum of Natural History, Museum of Modern Art, and Harlem Market.
Lights of New York Night Tour - Ride the double-decker night tour and enter historic Brooklyn for a photo opportunity and breathtaking views of the glittering necklace of the Manhattan Skyline. Enjoy night time views and ambiance of Times Square, Chinatown, Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, SoHo, Little Italy, Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge and Lower East Side.
Free time for Shopping - Shop one of the huge department stores, Macys, Bloomingdales, Lord & Taylor or check out the famous FAO Schwartz or the large Toys R US in Times Square. New York is a shoppers' paradise.
New York Museums - Since everyone has different tastes there will be
free time to use the New York Pass and enter the following museums / exhibits / tours for free - Bodies, The
Exhibition - Carnegie Hall Tours - Tour at Lincoln Center - Guggenheim Museum - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space
Museum - Madame Tussaud - Metropolitan Museum of Art - Museum of Natural History -Museum of American Finance -
Museum of Biblical Art - Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust - Museum of Modern Art
(MoMA) - Museum of the City of New York - New Museum -New York Hall of Science - Whitney Museum of American
Little Italy Dinner - Walking the cobblestone streets beneath the fire escapes of turn-of-the-century tenements, you're tempted by the sights, sounds and smells of Italian cuisine and culture emanating from the restaurants surrounding us. Enjoy our Farewell Dinner at one of New York's best Italian restaurants.
Vacation Day 5: Depart New York City
Sad to say but our New York - Manhattan Singles Weekend has come to an end. Check out time is 12:00pm so have breakfast before you board your hotel to airport shuttle.