New York

Toasts, Tastings and Tours in Times Square

New York, New York

History Comes to Life From the Stage to the Statue, the Food Samples to a Speakeasy in New York, New York for Four Days & Three Nights at Either The Westin New York Grand Central, Sofitel New York Hotel, Element Times Square New York West or New York Marriott Marquis for Two, Including Your Choice of a New York City Food Tour, THE RIDE New York City, a Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour, or a New York Pizza, Beer and History Tour (Land Only)

Welcome to New York, one of America's most fascinating and diverse cities because it boasts everything from eclectic corners to cosmopolitan centers, museums to world-renowned landmarks, arts and culture, delectable cuisine and spirits - whether this is your first or tenth visit, the Big Apple will leave a lasting impression on you! Explore New York on one of the amazing tours, from THE RIDE of your life through Midtown Manhattan aboard the most dynamic entertainment experience in the city, to the splendor and significance of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Savor the flavors of New York on your choice of food tours that boast the delicious fare and beverages in Manhattan's most interesting neighborhoods, all while learning about the city's past - you may even be able to skip the line!

Take a bite out of New York City on your choice of several incredible food tours! Come along with expert guides to explore the delicious cuisine and beverages in Manhattan's most interesting neighborhoods, all while learning about the city's past - you may even be able to skip the line! You won't be able to get enough of the authentic NY pizza and hot dogs, homemade Ukrainian pierogies and soup, egg creams and Chinese dumplings of the historic East Village. The Lower East Side, one of the oldest, yet trendiest, neighborhoods in Manhattan boasts a rich immigrant history, and a menu to complement it with authentic Neapolitan pizza, bialys, pickles, knishes, Greek spinach pie and souvlaki, gourmet chocolates and donuts. The eclectic neighborhood of NoLita, adjacent to Little Italy, is home to the Italian immigrants who came to America at the end of the 19th century, and boasts the oldest pizzeria in the U.S. as well as shops selling Italian cheeses and meats, Vietnamese Banh Mi sandwiches, delicious French quiche, Mexican yucca fries and Spanish tapas. Over 100 years ago, the Flatiron District was a very important commercial and residential district in New York City; today this incredibly beautiful and charming neighborhood is the perfect place to taste homemade cheese, award-winning baked goods and a classic New York sandwich at Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop (a celebrity favorite!). The West Village, SoHo and Greenwich Village invite you to discover the best in delicatessens, coffees, bagels, falafel and pizza; from bohemian history to modern hotspots, walk in the footsteps of some of America's best-known writers, artists and musicians, such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jackson Pollock, Dylan Thomas and Bob Dylan as you savor pizza samples and beer tastings. Toast to these Village legends at two of the West Village's most famous and notorious bars, including a former speakeasy!

 

Get a front row seat to the best of New York City on THE RIDE, an awesome thrill-a-minute bus ride that takes you throughout Midtown Manhattan and tells amazing tales of the city's history, thanks to dynamic features, Broadway-caliber actors, street performers, ballerinas and break-dancers. The Big Apple will come alive during this 75-minute interactive experience aboard this traveling theater, a super-sized and technologically-advanced bus replete with stadium seating, dazzling lights and TV monitors. New York's history comes to life on the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour. With special access ferry tickets, you'll avoid the crowds, ensuring you don't miss anything about this powerful symbol of freedom. Examine the collection housed inside the Pedestal Museum, then make the climb to the top of the pedestal and enjoy breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline at her feet. Once on Ellis Island, you'll visit the Museum of Immigration, housed in the original Immigration Station - if you have time, you can even explore the immigrant archive to discover your own personal history!

 

Relax in modern comfort at one of four excellent hotels in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. The Westin New York Grand Central boasts contemporary features and unmatched service for an unparalleled experience. Situated on 42nd Street at 3rd Avenue, The Westin puts you just a few short blocks from renowned landmarks, including the United Nations Headquarters, the Empire State Building, Bryant Park and The New York Public Library. For French luxury in the world's most exciting city, a stay at the four-diamond Sofitel New York Hotel offers the ultimate in comfort and convenience. This brilliant, 30-story hotel evokes a contemporary statement in limestone and glass, just a stone's throw from Fifth Avenue. Eco-friendly Element New York Times Square West will inspire and rejuvenate you with sustainable services and practices that make it easy to play a role in being environmentally sound. Located just steps from Times Square, Madison Square Garden, and Port Authority Bus Terminal, Element gives you space to live your life, with fully-stocked kitchenettes, rooftop patio, and bikes to borrow. A vibrant fixture of Manhattan, the New York Marriott Marquis brilliantly captures the Big Apple's spirit in modern style with an ideal location on West 46th Street and Broadway. After an eventful day of sightseeing, retreat to thoughtfully appointed, spacious accommodations, and dine in an array of restaurants, including New York's only revolving dining destination, where views of Times Square are spectacularly on display.

 

Your trip for two includes:

• 4 days/3 nights accommodations at Either The Westin New York Grand Central, Sofitel New York Hotel, Element Times Square New York West or New York Marriott Marquis

• Room-related taxes

• Your choice of a New York City Food Tour, THE RIDE New York City, a Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour, or a New York Pizza, Beer and History Tour

• Free concierge reservation service

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Travel package is non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Blackout dates: Sep 21-23, Dec 1-12, 31. Accommodations at The Westin New York Grand Central are in a single king-bedded room. Accommodations at Sofitel New York are in a single queen-bedded room. Tours run on specific days of the week and at specific times. If tour is not available, it may be substituted with equal or similar experience. Participants on the New York Pizza, Beer and History tour must be 21 years or older. A minimum 30 day advance reservation is required. Travel is valid for 12 months from date of issue.

 

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