New York City Long Weekend (For Families)
4 days with Adventures by Disney Rating:
Day 1 New York City
Arrive in New York City
Get settled in your attractive room at the InterContinental New York Times Square before you begin your day of fun exploration in the Big Apple!
Welcome Dinner at a Times Square Restaurant
Savor dinner at a welcome reception in a Times Square eatery that offers New York ambiance as well as a delicious meal.
Interactive City Sightseeing on THE RIDE
Take the city by storm on THE RIDE, a whirlwind adventure on wheels where you'll see some of Manhattan's most iconic sights, including Times Square, Madison Avenue, the Chrysler Building and more. On this special tour, you'll experience live performances, fun surprises and get an up-close look at classic New York locations. (Dinner)
Day 2 New York City
Good Morning America Studio Visit
Get VIP access to Good Morning America, provided to you exclusively by Adventures by Disney. When you visit Disney's Times Square Studios, you can see the cameras roll and lights go up as the first news story of the day is aired to the nation. You can even go back into the control booth—the nerve center of the show—and learn the secrets of producing one of ABC's longest-running live shows as it broadcasts before your eyes!
Broadway Theater Workshop
Make your Broadway debut as you learn music and dance steps from one of your favorite songs featured in a Broadway musical. Suitable for all ability levels, the workshop will be held in a private rehearsal studio, so leave your inhibitions at the door.
Lunch at John's Pizzeria in Times Square
No visit to New York would be complete without a slice of authentic New York pizza. Enjoy a delicious lunch at John's Pizzeria—a converted tabernacle church that's now the largest pizzeria in the country. With pizza made in coal-fired brick ovens, you'll enjoy an incredible, crispy crust plus a tomato sauce worth writing home about!
Private Tour of the New Amsterdam Theatre
Go behind the scenes for a private tour and discover the beautifully restored art and architecture of this landmark Broadway theatre built in 1903, once home to the legendary Ziegfeld Follies. Then take an up-close look at Disney Theatrical Production’s history on Broadway to see how classic Disney stories as well as completely original works are brought to life on stage.
See a Disney Musical Production on Broadway
Delight in the magic of seeing a classic Disney movie come to life on the stage! Adventurers will experience a live performance of a Disney musical production in a beautiful Broadway theater. (Lunch)
Day 3 New York City
Historic Harlem Walking Tour
Step back in time and become acquainted with Harlem's history during The Harlem Heritage Tour. This guided-walking excursion through one of New York's most unique and dynamic neighborhoods is complete when a portable soundtrack led by "Mr. Harlem," a true-blue Harlem local, brings to life the stories of the residents and the events that happened to them. See the locations of the Cotton Club and Savoy—Harlem nightclubs that were the birthplace of the musical sounds that swept across the nation.
9/11 Memorial and Museum Visit
Experience the museum and memorial on your own, after a brief introduction by your Adventure Guides. Inside the museum, learn about this momentous day in American history by examining the artifacts and hearing the stories of the witnesses, victims’ families and survivors. Reflect at the twin pools where the Twin Towers once stood and feel the calm, stoic rush of the largest man-made waterfalls in North America.
The Top of One World Trade Center
Feel like you’re on top of world at the One World Trade Center! It’s the tallest building in the Western hemisphere—with an observatory that provides the best view in all of New York City and the Tri-State area.
Entertainment: Live! At the Tenement!
Be entertained by the incredible stories embodying the hopes and dreams of the residents of the Lower East Side tenement in an exclusive experience for Adventures by Disney Guests. Tour a living museum where history comes to life, with restored apartments that reflect tenement life from different eras. Take part in these historically accurate recreations and hear the tales about the immigrant families residing at the tenement—who came to America to start new lives.
Farewell Dinner at the Tenement Museum
Celebrate the diversity of the melting pot that is New York City over a private dinner, served tapas style. Taste the flavors of the Lower East Side and watch interviews of local store owners who provided the very food that you're eating. Sample a wealth of local ethnic cuisines as the history of New York's food culture from Jewish to Chinese to Cuban excites your appetite. And discover how immigration brought new culinary dimensions to New York and shaped the character—and the waistline—of the city! (Dinner)
Day 4 New York City
Morning on Your Own
Enjoy the morning on your own before departing at your leisure for your flight back home.
Transfer to Local Airport or Train Station
Travel to John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia or Newark Airports. Transportation will also be provided to local train stations within reasonable distance of the hotel.
All This Included
Experience a one-of-a-kind adventure into America's melting pot of culture and cuisine. There is so much to see and do—from touring Harlem to attending a Disney Broadway musical to visiting the studios of Good Morning America and more. You'll understand why New York is called "The City That Never Sleeps"!
New York: InterContinental New York Times Square
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