OVERVIEW

From strolling through world-renown museums to taking in a Broadway show, New York City’s culture has so much to offer! Gain a new appreciation for the arts on the Arts in NYC tour as your group visits some of the art world’s most hallowed halls including the Guggenheim Museum and Metropolitan Museum of Art, interact with Broadway performers up close and personal, and soak up the timeless history of famous sites including Radio City Music Hall. You won’t want to miss a moment of the Arts in NYC tour!

ITINERARY

DAY 1: TRAVEL DAY / MIDTOWN MANHATTAN / RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL / TIMES SQUARE

  • Group arrives at the airport in NYC (meet your JE Guide at baggage claim)
  • Transfer to your hotel to check-in and drop off luggage
  • Safety orientation with JE Guide
  • Walking tour of Midtown Manhattan
    (Bryant Park, Chrysler Building, Grand Central Station, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Rockefeller Center)
  • Guided tour of Radio City Music Hall
  • Dinner in the area
  • Time to explore Times Square
  • Return to the hotel for devotions

DAY 2: ELLIS ISLAND / LOWER MANHATTAN / LITTLE ITALY / CHINATOWN

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Ferry to Ellis Island Immigration Museum for a self-guided visit (pass by Statue of Liberty)
  • Lunch in Lower Manhattan on your own
  • Walking tour of Lower Manhattan
    (Trinity Church, Battery Park, Wall Street, NYSE, Federal Hall, St. Paul’s Chapel, 9/11 Memorial – admission to the museum not included)
  • Shopping in Little Italy / Chinatown
  • Dinner in the area
  • Attend a performance at Lincoln Center OR Carnegie Hall OR Broadway Show
  • Devotions at the hotel

DAY 3: MUSEUM / CENTRAL PARK / LINCOLN CENTER / EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • A self-guided visit to either the Metropolitan Museum of Art OR the Guggenheim
  • Lunch on your own
  • Time to explore 5th Avenue/Central Park (option activities: shopping, Central Park Zoo, rowboat rides, carriage rides, etc)
  • Guided tour of Lincoln Center
  • Dinner in the area
  • Visit the 86th-floor observatory of the Empire State Building
  • Devotions at hotel

DAY 4: MINISTRY / ‘MEET THE ARTIST’ WORKSHOP /  BROADWAY

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Ministry with a local organization
  • Lunch in the area on your own
  • Participate in a “Meet The Artist” workshop with a Broadway actor
  • Return to hotel to change before dinner in the area
  • Broadway Show
  • Devotions at hotel

DAY 5: NBC STUDIOS / DEPARTURE

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Check-out and store luggage
  • Depart hotel for the plaza at NBC Studios for a chance to appear on the Today Show
  • A self-guided visit to the MoMA or Studio Museum of Harlem
  • Time for last minute shopping
  • Lunch in the area on your own
  • Return to hotel for airport transfer

 

STAY LONGER?

  • Add a Guided tour of Carnegie Hall OR The Apollo Theater
  • Add a 2nd Broadway Show OR a music/sports event
  • Schedule a performance opportunity


ALTERNATE ACTIVITIES

  • Guided tour of the Apollo Theater, admission to the 9/11 Memorial Museum, ice skating at Rockefeller Center OR Wollman Rink (seasonal), Broadway theater walking tour, Broadway acting workshop OR Broadway actor Q&A, Top Of The Rock Observatory, OneWorld Observatory, or a visit to an NYU or Julliard performance (pending availability)

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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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