Let’s spend Christmas in New York City as we celebrate this festive season in one of the most exciting cities in the world! The winter holidays bring a host of holiday events and special occasions to this special city, and the whole town positively sparkles with excitement. Unwrap your own bit of magic on this holiday tour full of magic and plenty of winter cheer.
Today we motorcoach to St. Louis and catch our flight to New York City. We will transfer to the Novotel Times Square, our deluxe accommodations for the next four nights. Luggage handling is included. Enthrall in the electricity and excitement of Manhattan in 4-star comfort at Novotel New York Times Square. Sleek, contemporary designs enhance your soundproof room and offer a tranquil vantage point for breathtaking city views. Supernova Restaurant and Bar creates unforgettable dining. The Terrace, the perfect place for a drink in the evening, includes impressive Times Square. You will enjoy free WiFi, workspace, LCD TV, iPad® dock, hightech fitness center and lobby video games.
We will meet our New York City guide and begin our visit with a delicious dinner. We will then tour a combination of Christmas movie locations, Christmas store windows and lights on display plus visit Bryant Park’s Winter Village. (D)
A delicious breakfast buffet is included each morning. We then depart and meet our city guide for a short tour of LOWER MANHATTAN before arriving at RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL where we will share the joy of the holidays at the Christmas Spectacular starring the Radio City Rockettes ® presented by Chase at Radio City Music Hall ® as it transforms into an immersive winter wonderland. The Rockettes are a quintessential part of Christmas in New York and seeing the Radio City Rockettes has become a theatrical rite of passage. Performing at Radio City Music Hall each year, we’ll witness the legendary dance company take to the stage and watch the uniform dances perfectly executed without missing a beat.
We’ll take a break for lunch on your own before returning for a RADIO CITY BACKSTAGE TOUR, where you will go behind the scenes of the Showplace of the Nation! You’ll explore the history and beauty of Radio City Music Hall on this 75-minute guided tour. You’ll discover art deco masterpieces including the palatial 60-foot high Grand Foyer and visit Radio City’s secret apartment, The Roxy Suite. You’ll also get exclusive views of the majestic auditorium and learn the history of the iconic Great Stage. Plus, complete your tour by meeting a Radio City Rockette and commemorate your experience with a photo!! Later this evening, we will enjoy another delicious dinner, followed by time to shop at yet another Christmas Market, Times Square or Macy’s (taxi). (B, D)
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel this morning before meeting our NYC guide for a short tour of UPPER AND MIDTOWN MANHATTAN to include St. Patrick’s Cathedral. We’ll then visit the METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART to see the world-famous Christmas tree decorated with Baroque Neapolitan Creche figures.
Time to freshen up then before an included delicious dinner and a visit to LITTLE ITALY for some shopping and Italian pastries and CHINATOWN. (B, D)
Following breakfast this morning, we will board our motorcoach to transfer to the NATIONAL 9/11 MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM. Through commemoration, exhibitions and educational programs, The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum remembers and honors the 2,983 people killed in the horrific attacks of September 11, 2001, and February 26, 1993, as well as those who risked their lives to save others and all who demonstrated extraordinary compassion in the aftermath of the attacks. This afternoon, we will make our way to see THE MUSIC MAN, starring Hugh Jackman. Two-time Tony Award®, Grammy Award®, and Emmy Award® winner Hugh Jackman will make his highly anticipated return to Broadway in what is widely agreed to be the greatest role ever created for an actor in the history of musical theater: Professor Harold Hill in Meredith Willson’s beloved classic, The Music Man. Two-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy superstar Sutton Foster will star as Marian Paroo. Dinner is included tonight with free time for the rest of the evening. (B, D)
Following breakfast this morning, we depart for home, with spectacular memories of our Christmas in New York City tour! (B)
- Motorcoach transportation to and from St. Louis Lambert International Airport/gratuity
- Motorcoach transportation in New York City/gratuity
- Round-trip flight to New York City
- Four nights deluxe accommodations at Novotel Times Square/Luggage handling
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
- New York City touring, Christmas Markets
- 9/11 Memorial and Museum
- Radio City Rockettes
- Radio City Backstage Tour
- 8 meals: 4 buffet breakfasts and 4 dinners
- Daily New York City guide/gratuity
- Mezzanine seating for The Music Man, starring Hugh Jackman
- Fully escorted by Jane’s Journeys
Cost per person with Mezzanine 1 seating at The Music Man (40 seats available)
Cost per person with Mezzanine 2 seating at The Music Man (15 seats available)
$500 deposit with reservation; final payment is due by October 1, 2020.
Cancellation insurance due to illness is available for this tour. Insurance is to be purchased with reservation to cover preexisting conditions.
Cost per person:
$20 Early bird discount with deposit received before January 31, 2020 to be deducted from final payment.