Departures March through October
Experience the best of “the Big Apple” in this spectacular tour. From Rockefeller Center to Greenwich Village, New York City is a destination that will dazzle even the most seasoned traveler. Spend four nights in the heart of Midtown close to Central Park and Times Square. Take your seat and watch the curtain rise for two exciting Broadway shows. Ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. See the Empire State Building and Central Park. Visit the poignant 9/11 Museum and 9/11 Memorial. Enjoy plenty of free time to shop and explore this fabulous city on your own. Get ready to “start spreading the news!”
Join Collette Vacations 5 days and 4 nights in the cultural treasure trove that is New York City and expierience two Broadway Shows. Embark on a voyage to experience "Lady Liberty" up close and join a local guide for a tour of New York's time honored landmarks and the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. This tour is NOT escorted by Brian & Shelly Rippy.
Day 1 “Start spreading the news,” because today you arrive in America’s most exciting metropolis for a getaway filled with shopping, sightseeing and endless entertainment. Relax as you enjoy a single-hotel stay in the heart of the city.
Day 2 An exciting day begins with breakfast at a local NYC restaurant before embracing the city’s energy on a locally guided tour of the “Big Apple.” Find yourself in Greenwich Village, the Wall Street district, Chinatown, and Central Park. See the Empire State Building and many other time-honored landmarks. Take advantage of some free time this afternoon to discover the city at your own pace. Your Tour Manager has countless suggestions on how to spend your time. Maybe you are up for a shopping spree at some of the world’s most legendary department stores, including Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Saks Fifth Avenue. Later, it’s Diner’s Choice…choose the perfect spot from a “menu” of the city’s popular restaurants, all a short walk from your hotel. Then, take your seat at a Broadway show!
Day 3 Prepare for another exhilarating day with breakfast at a local eatery. Board a ferry for a cruise of New York Harbor. Take in the incredible views of the towering Statue of Liberty. Dock and get up-close to “Lady Liberty.” She has welcomed immigrants and visitors to New York Harbor since 1886. Created as a token of friendship between the U.S. and France, the Statue of Liberty has become a global symbol of freedom. Then it’s on to Ellis Island. Step back in time on a self-guided tour of the museum. Come to know the personal stories of the immigration boom of 1892-1924 when 12 million people passed through this station on their journey to America. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore “the city that never sleeps.” Tonight, choose to join an optional walking tour of Greenwich Village including dinner.
Day 4 Enjoy breakfast at a local diner. Reflect at the 9/11 Memorial and take a self-guided tour at the 9/11 Museum - two poignant tributes to the lives lost. This afternoon, the curtains rise for your second Broadway show. Say farewell to this extraordinary city tonight as we gather for your final taste of New York with dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 5 Your tour comes to a close with many pleasant memories of your exciting tour of fabulous “New York, New York.”
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