New York, New York is one of the most requested cities among educational student tour groups, not only for groups within the United States, but also student groups from all over the world. This destination of choice is filled with world renowned museums, theater, cultural neighborhoods and attractions that can provide an educational experience only available in the Big Apple.
Rent a 15 passenger van and your group can ride in comfort while seeing the sites of this great city. New York has something for everyone and boasts more sites andattractions per square mile than almost any other location. One of New York’s highlights is that it allows students to see how diverse of a world we live in with neighborhoods reflecting many different cultures and heritages. Diverse neighborhoods in the city reflect Chinese, Italian, Russian, Turkish and many other cultures.
Whether for education or leisure, there is plenty for all ages to see and do. While most attractions do have parking fees, it may be more economical to rent a large van and pay for parking rather than everyone paying for subway rides around the city. One of the most popular tourist stops is Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Here your group will get a fascinating glimpse of the heritage of our great nation.
Of course, Central Park is a must see landmark. You can either walk through the park at your own pace or take part in one of the guided tours. If you’re looking to get a good glimpse of the entire city, visit Rockefeller Center where the Top of the Rock observation deck views rival those from the Empire State Building. Plus, while you’re at Rockefeller Center, you’ll also be able to check out NBC Studios.
New York City is filled with great shopping - from large department stores to designer boutiques, New York has some of the best shopping in the United States. If you want to keep the focus of your trip on education, visit any of the historic neighborhoods including Little Italy, SoHo, Greenwich Village and Chinatown to experience different cultures. Or, take a trip to one of the many world renowned museums including the Modern Museum of Art or American Museum of Natural History.
New York City is famous for the performing arts and a trip to the Big Apple isn’t complete without enjoying a Broadway play. But remember that Broadway shows aren’t the only act in town and you can find ballets and symphonies at locations such as Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts.
Regardless of what you choose to do while you’re in the city, a tour to this metropolis is guaranteed to make an impression on your group.