OVERVIEW

Explore some of our nation’s most historical sites on the Explore Boston & NYC tour! Start this exciting trip by venturing down the Freedom Trail and journeying to Lexington & Concord before making your way to the Big Apple. This trip allows you to explore the must-see historical sites of Boston and New York while experiencing the hustle and bustle of these famous cities.

ITINERARY

DAY 1: TRAVEL DAY / BACK BAY

  • Meet your JE Guide at the airport in Boston and then transfer to your hotel for a brief subway orientation
  • Walking tour of Back Bay where you will see a host of historical sites, including Trinity Church, Beacon Hill, Boston Public Gardens and Newbury Street
  • Dinner in the area
  • The day will close with devotions and group discussion time to reflect on what you see and learn throughout the day.

DAY 2: FREEDOM TRAIL / LEXINGTON & CONCORD / NYC

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Check out and load coach
  • Freedom Trail sites
  • Old State House, Boston Commons, Old North Church, Old Granary Burying Ground, Tea Party Ship, Paul Revere House and U.S.S. Constitution.
  • Lunch on your own
  • In the afternoon, you will travel to Lexington and Concord where you will visit Lexington Battle Green, Old North Bridge, and Walden Pond.
  • Later in the day, the group will head to New York City to check into your hotel and drop off luggage.  After a safety orientation, you will take the subway into Manhattan.
  • Dinner in the city
  • Your day will close with devotions and discussion at the hotel.

DAY 3: MIDTOWN MANHATTAN / TIMES SQUARE

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • This morning you will enjoy a walking tour of Midtown Manhattan and the surrounding neighborhoods.
  • You will see Rockefeller Center, 5th Avenue, Radio City Music Hall, Grand Central Terminal, the New York Public Library and more
  • Free time in Times Square
  • Your day will close with devotions and discussion at the hotel.

DAY 4: ELLIS ISLAND / STATUE OF LIBERTY / LOWER MANHATTAN / LITTLE ITALY / CHINA TOWN

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • The day will begin with a ferry ride past the Statue of Liberty to Ellis Island where you will learn about early immigration to the U.S.
  • Once you return to Manhattan, the group will take an urban hike to visit Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange, Federal Hall, Trinity Church, 9/11 Memorial
  • Lunch in the area on your own
  • Time to explore Little Italy and Chinatown.
  • Dinner in the area
  • Devotions and group discussion at the hotel will round out the night.

DAY 5: THE MET / CENTRAL PARK / 5TH AVENUE / EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit the world famous Metropolitan Museum of Art to see the works of such artists as Picasso, Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Georgia O’Keefe.
  • Lunch on your own/free time in Central Park
  • Shopping along 5th Avenue or in the Macy’s/Herald Square area
  • Dinner in the area
  • Head to the 86th floor of the Empire State Building where you can see as far as 80 miles on a clear day!
  • Devotions and group discussion at the hotel will conclude the day.

DAY 6: MINISTRY / BROADWAY

  • Dinner in the area
  • Ministry with a local organization
  • Lunch on your own
  • You’ll head back to your hotel to get ready for dinner and a night on Broadway.
  • Dinner in the theater district
  • Broadway show
  • Devotions and group discussion at the hotel will conclude the day.

DAY 7: ROCKEFELLER CENTER / DEPARTURE

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Head to Rockefeller Center for a chance to appear on the Today Show
  • Last minute shopping
  • Return to the hotel for airport transfer

STAY LONGER?

  • Day trip to Philadelphia.

MEDIA

WHY TRAVEL WITH JE?

Here at Joshua Expeditions, our ultimate goal is to provide opportunities for life change through travel. Every high-quality travel experience with JE is a chance for travelers to deepen their understanding of God, examine new cultures through a Biblical worldview, and help give back through the JE Ministry Fund. Explore the world with JE and see how you can make a difference.

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