Duration: 5 Days

New York Adventure

New York trips can be suited to any subject with such a broad range of attractions whether it is history, politics, drama, design, business or art. This tour to the ‘Big Apple’ encapsulates the main attractions without being subject specific, for subject specific tour please see our other tours of New York or get in touch and we can customise a trip for your group.

All our tours are customisable, get in touch to discuss your specific requirements

All about the New York Adventure.

The Edventure Travel Package

All Edventure Travel trips and tours can be customised to your personal requirements, this sample tour is designed to give you inspiration for your own trip. When you are ready to start planning, get in touch and we can design a bespoke package tour for your group. We will always make clear what is included and excluded in your quotation.

Fully Protected

Your trip will be fully protected through our membership of the ABTOT and ABTA. Furthermore, Edventure Travel has its own ATOL licence ensuring that you have complete protection when taking a flight. Edventure Travel offers travel insurance that can be included in your trip to give you protection in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

Customised for you

All tours are 100% customised to suit your group. We believe that every group should be treated individually, it’s your tour after all. If you want to add something that is not featured on our website just let us know and we will work with you to develop an itinerary to meet your needs.

Out of Hours Contact

In the unlikely event that you encounter problems whilst on tour, there will always be someone at the end of the phone to assist with any situation.

Travel Advice

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You should seek advise on recommended vaccinations and precautions from a health professional – either a GP, a practice nurse, a pharmacist or a travel health clinic – ideally at least eight weeks before departure. Further travel health advice can be found on the following link. Travel Health Pro Website https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/countries

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Return Flights
  • All travel when at your destination
  • Accommodation based on bed and breakfast with students in multi-bedded rooms
  • Teachers free of charge sharing twin rooms
  • Full Time Tour Director
  • All meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary unless otherwise stated
  • Travel Insurance
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Single Room Supplements
  • Personal Expenditure
  • Overseas departure taxes if applicable
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • UK Coach Transfers
  • Activities not mentioned
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Luggage in the hold of the aircraft
  1. Day 1 Depart the UK

    Fly from the UK to New York and transfer to accommodation on arrival.

    Spend the afternoon at leisure to explore the area near your hotel. You could visit the Rockefeller Centre this evening.

  2. Day 2 Broadway

    Visit the Empire State Building and take the lift to the view at the top. Later you can explore Broadway and Times Square.

    Enjoy a Broadway Show this evening.

  3. Day 3 Ellis Island

    Take the ferry to Ellis Island, where immigrant arrivals were previously administered, and then onto Liberty Island to see the Statue of Liberty.

    This afternoon visit the Financial District including Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange and U.S Custom House. From here you can walk to the Ground Zero memorial.

  4. Day 4 Central Park

    Visit one of New York’s museums such as the Guggenheim, MoMa, or the Natural History Museum.

    Discover Central Park this afternoon before transferring to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

  5. Day 5 Travel home

    Arrive back in the UK

  1. Top of the Rock New York City

    This observatory on top of Rockefeller Centre offers spectacular views of the city. it is an ocean-liner style design with three levels of observation decks to explore.  The first deck comprises the Radiance Wall; the second, is entirely outdoors and contains the Breezeway; the third is located on the 70th floor open-air roof deck and is completely outdoors and free of a glass enclosure, making it perfect for photos.

  2. Brooklyn Bridge New York City

    Take time out to make the free 30-minute walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. The bridge is famous because there had never been a bridge like it before. It was the first steel-wired and the longest suspension bridge in the world. It spans the East River and connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Enjoy this wonderful photo opportunity.

  3. Metropolitan Museum New York City

    This is one of the world’s most prestigious art galleries and a great place for your group to visit if they are interested in Art. It displays all forms of art from Classical Antiquity to European Masters and from Modern Art to Fashion design. This wide-ranging permanent collection spans five thousand years of art from a diverse range of cultures including European, American, African, Asian, Oceanic, Byzantine and Islamic.

  4. Statue of Liberty New York City

    A tour to this iconic symbol of New York will give your group an opportunity to look closely at this amazing statue. The observatory tour will take you to the top of the pedestal for a spectacular view and you can also witness the view from the base of the statue to give your group a different perspective of its magnificence.

  5. Broadway New York City

    A Broadway show is a must when visiting New York. Edventure travel can book your show in advance from the choice of shows is endless and ever changing. The majority of shows are musicals which are performed in the 41 professional theatres of the area. Broadway is a very popular tourist attraction in New York City and is considered to epitomise the highest level of commercial theatre in the English-speaking world.

  6. Broadway Workshops New York City

    If you want a stage experience, Edventure travel can arrange a selection of Broadway related workshops including: an Audition Process; Singing and Choreography experience; or Stage Combat as well as backstage processes such as Stage Make-Up; Costume Design; and even the possibility of your musicians performing a Broadway show tune!

  7. Empire State Building New York City

    The Empire State Building was the world’s tallest building from its completion in 1931 until 1970. It reaches more than a quarter of a mile into the Manhattan sky and the Observation Deck providing 360-degree views of New York and beyond. From here, you’ll get amazing views of Central Park, The Hudson River and East River, The Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square, The Statue of Liberty, and much more!

  8. Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum New York City

    The Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum’s collection includes both historic and contemporary design. This collection displays the rich assets of the Museum’s Library, Archives, and four curatorial departments: Product Design and Decorative Arts; Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design; Textiles; and Wallcoverings. Tours and workshops are available to school groups for a fee.


  9. Staten Island Ferry New York City

    The Staten Island Ferry is a fantastic way of taking a closer look at the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan waterfront. It is mainly used for commuters to travel to and from Manhattan, but outside rush hour it’s one of the best ways to view Manhattan from a different angle.

  10. NBC Studios New York City

    Why not take your group on this hour-long tour of the world’s most famous studios to  see what happens behind the scenes.  Tours are steered through a working environment and your group may catch a glimpse of a show in production. Your students will be able to see the interactive features and use of the blue-screen technology and also join NBC personalities on set. You could also spend time in the NBC Museum, which takes you through the NBC’s 75-year history.

  11. United Nations New York City

    New York has been home to the UN since the organisation’s inception at the end of World War II. Let Edventure travel book your group onto a guided tour of the organisation’s headquarters, which is given by guides from a diverse range of countries and takes in some of the UN’s most important structures including the General Assembly and the Security Council. This tour offers your students a unique opportunity to catch a glimpse inside the UN.

  12. American Museum of Natural History New York City

    Visit the largest natural history museum in the world with your group and witness the dedicated areas which explore human cultures, the natural world, and the known universe. See the variety of exhibitions on display including dinosaurs; IMAX films; and the thrilling Space Show which is one of the world’s most powerful virtual reality simulators. Your group will be absorbed by the Climate Change Media Wall which comprises of 36 high-definition 55-inch screens with “big-picture” messages about climate change. Explore the content panels and interactive stations which describe the three main themes: How Climate Works, Our Warming World, and Consequences of Climate Change.

  13. Frick Collection New York City

    This priceless collection was left to the American nation by Henry Frick, on his death in 1919. It is housed in one of the few remaining Gilded Age mansions and is known for its Old Master paintings and examples of European sculpture and decorative arts. It will provide your group with a tranquil environment to experience masterpieces by artists such as Bellini, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Gainsborough, Goya, and Whistler. Along with special exhibitions the Frick offers a wide range of lectures, symposia, and education programs that foster a deeper appreciation of its permanent collection.

  14. MoMA New York City

    This Museum of Modern Art is a place to see performances, join a conversation, make art, and see many collection galleries. It is one of the world’s leading collections of contemporary art and is much more than just an art gallery with its collection of photographs, film and design objects as well as more traditional media. MoMA plays a major role in developing and collecting modern art, and is often identified as one of as one of the largest and most influential museums of modern art in the world.

  15. Guggenheim Museum New York City

    If your group are interested in modern art, then this is a must-see exhibition. The original Guggenheim museum is an exhibition space for twentieth-century art which is displayed in a striking curved snail-shell of a building. It also displays various temporary exhibitions including pieces by Picasso, Cézanne, Gauguin and Kandinsky.

  16. 9/11 Museum and Memorial New York City

    This memorial commemorates the destruction of the World Trade Centre  in the September 11, 2001 attacks, which killed 2,977 people, and the 1993 World Trade Centre bombing, which killed six.  It is located at the World Trade Centre site which is the former location of the Twin Towers that were destroyed during these attacks. The memorial is the area around the sites of the twin towers that came down and consists of a forest of swamp white oak trees with two square reflecting pools in the centre marking where the Twin Towers stood. The museum is underground and has incredibly good displays covering the whole incident including the pentagon.

  17. Tenement Museum New York City

    At the Tenement Museum your group can learn about the experiences of a variety of immigrants and migrants who lived in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Your students will be able to learn about the lives of its past residents such as the German Jewish Gumpertz family from 1870 who lived through the Great Panic of 1874, or the Levine family from Poland who ran a garment business out of their apartment. Your group can also learn about the Baldizzi family of Italian Catholics from Sicily who were among the Tenement’s last residents during the Great Depression of 1929.

  18. Macy's Department Store New York City

    Do not miss the opportunity of shopping at Macy’s, the world’s largest department store. You can book a tour of the department for your group so that they can enjoy a fun, fact-filled lecture and store tour. They will teach your group about merchandising concepts, visual techniques and little-known facts about the historic Herald Square location. It includes an informative discussion of the history of Macys from its humble beginnings in 1858 to its status as the world’s largest store with over 2 million square feet of selling space.

  19. Ellis Island New York City

    A visit to Ellis Island will give your group a fascinating insight into a piece of America’s social history and a visit to the museum is crucial to understanding this nation of immigrants. It tells the moving tales of the 12 million immigrants who entered America through the golden door of Ellis Island. Today, the descendants of those immigrants account for almost half of the American people and some 40% of Americans can trace their history back to at least one ancestor who passed through it. Your group can also visit Statue of Liberty Museum.

  20. Ellens Stardust Diner New York City

    Take your group to enjoy a wonderful feast in this multi-level ’50s-themed diner with world famous singing servers and an extensive menu of American classics. It is centred in the famous Times Square, which is home to the Broadway theatres. It has some of the best diner food in the country, serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for tour groups and locals!

  1. Social Interactions

    School trips can offer the opportunity for students to develop their relationships and interactions with others.

  2. Enthusiasm

    This trip can help develop a student’s motivation for the subject and inspire them when back in the classroom due to personal experience.

  3. Knowledge and Perspective

    Personal experience and close interactions with these locations can help students understand the subject and put it into perspective.

  4. Pupil Engagement

    A trip can make a students engage with a subject and become more positive about a subject.

  5. Self-development

    This trip offers students the opportunity to develop their independence and self-confidence by putting themselves into a new environment.

  6. Reward

    This trip can be a reward trip for students that have studied hard over the course of the year and can give them a well-deserved break with their friends.

  7. Hands-on Learning

    Educating through a school trip can create a better understanding of a subject with hands-on learning. Students are engaged, enthusiastic and observant.

  8. Art

    Take an in-depth look at the Art of this fantastic destination where students can get up close and be inspired by world famous displays.

All our accommodation is provided through tried and tested suppliers that work well with different types of groups, including schools, colleges and social groups. We work with our agents in each country to provide the best accommodation suited to your group. This can depend on the time of year that you travel, your group size and type, the cities that you will travel to, accessibility and price. We will always discuss with you what your preferences are and give examples of the accommodation that we can offer.