Here’s a sample itinerary for what you can accomplish with four days in Manhattan. New York City is always exciting and these attractions always add to the thrill.
Midtown New York City Tour – The best way to get to know New York City is a walking tour through iconic neighborhoods. Midtown showcases the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, the New York Public Library, and Central Park.
Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum – Next you’ll find yourself in the heart of Times Square with its incomparable energy. This museum features unbelievable likenesses of all your favorites from sports, Hollywood, politics, and more.
Lower Manhattan Tour – Stroll through Battery Park, the Southstreet Seaport, and the financial district during your tour of the southern tip of Manhattan.
Broadway Play – Take in one of New York City’s greatest offerings with a Broadway performance. Choose from comedy and musicals to drama, mysteries, and more.
NBC Studio – Tour the now-famous studios nicknamed 30 Rock, where The Today Show, The Tonight Show, and Saturday Night Live are all filmed.
Rockefeller Center Tour – Explore the rest of this unique attraction, including its underground concourse and Radio City Music Hall.
Top of the Rock – At the top of 30 Rockefeller Plaza you’ll enjoy the most spacious observation deck in the City and the most spectacular view.
Macy’s Herald Square – An entire city block and ten floors of merchandise and dining. The sales are as amazing as the rich variety and the many sights.
B.B. Kings Blues Club and Grill – A classy and exciting place to dine, perfect for groups.
Times Square after dark – It’s amazing any time of day – catering to tourists and pedestrians, packed with exciting attractions, shopping, and restaurants. But it’s simply brilliant after dark with the digital billboards and bright megatrons that will somehow seem familiar.
CBS Morning Show – Be part of a live television production as you join the audience for the CBS morning show. Make exciting signs, smile big, and be sure to set the DVR at home!
Central Park – Exploring Central Park is always a favorite for NYC group tours. You’ll love the open parkways, beautiful walking paths, iconic bridges, statues, and other landmarks, plus the many fountains and waterways. You’ll recognize many sights from your favorite film and television. You can even take a Central Park Movie Walking Tour or use your phone to hear celebrities give audio descriptions of various Central Park landmarks.
American Museum of Natural History – You’ll find today’s exciting museum on the west side of Central Park. The structure is proudly inviting and larger than life, just like the exhibits within, filled with amazing mammals, reptiles, and creatures from the sea. The Hayden Planetarium is a thrilling experience as well.
Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island – A ferry ride to Lady Liberty is a breathtaking NYC experience. Step off the boat for a closer view and to see the museum and stand on the platform at her feet. The ferry continues to Ellis Island for a fascinating walk through early American history. You’ll be moved by the many stories told by the literature, images, and artifacts at Ellis Island.
World Trade Center Rebuilding Site – Progress continues every day on what became known as Ground Zero after the terrible 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. Today it is an inspiring construction site. Tomorrow it will hold the new World Trade Center and two beautiful memorials in the footprints where the Twin Towers stood. The WTC Visitors Center describes it all.
Chinatown & Little Italy – Visit two of Manhattan’s many iconic neighborhoods, known for their history and their culture. An experienced guide can make your neighborhood tours even more enjoyable.
Greenwich Village – Everyone loves the Village. You may recognize this neighborhood from popular culture. It has a rich and detailed history and is always fun to explore.