4–6 days
New York City
Bursting with a vibrant energy all its own, New York City offers students and teachers a unique look into American life and culture. Explore the very best of the Big Apple, from the bustle of Times Square to the stunning skyline view from the Empire State Building. See the Statue of Liberty up close and learn the rich history behind one of the country’s most exciting cities!
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  • Day 1: Travel to New York City

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Walking Tour of Midtown

    Visit the Empire State Building by night 

  • Day 2: New York City

     Visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

    • Marvel at the 151-foot model engineered by Alexandre Gustav Eiffel, of Eiffel Tower fame
    • Explore the Ellis Island Immigration Museum

    Visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum
  • Day 3: New York City

    Take a guided tour of New York City 

    • Greenwich Village
    • SoHo
    • Chinatown
    • Little Italy

    Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Visit Times Square

    Attend a Broadway show (based on a select list of current shows) 

  • Day 4: New York City • Depart for home

    Museum of Natural History

    Stop to see Central Park

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  • Day 4: New York City

    Museum of Natural History

    Stop to see Central Park

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Drama Workshop

    Drama Workshop

     Play thespian and pick up a few pointers during a theater and improv workshop led by an experienced actor. Afterwards, participate in a Q&A to learn more about what life is like for an actor in New York City. 

  • Day 5: New York City

    Visit Tour of Madison Square Garden or Radio City Music Hall

    Take a guided tour of Harlem

    • General Grant National Memorial
    • Cathedral of St. John the Divine
    • Columbia University

    Apollo Theater Tour

  • Day 6: New York City • Depart for home

    Museum of the Moving Image: Exhibition Tour
Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Travel to New York City

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Walking Tour of Midtown

    Visit the Empire State Building by night 

  • Day 2: New York City

     Visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

    • Marvel at the 151-foot model engineered by Alexandre Gustav Eiffel, of Eiffel Tower fame
    • Explore the Ellis Island Immigration Museum

    Visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum
  • Day 3: New York City

    Take a guided tour of New York City 

    • Greenwich Village
    • SoHo
    • Chinatown
    • Little Italy

    Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Visit Times Square

    Attend a Broadway show (based on a select list of current shows) 

  • Day 4: New York City • Depart for home

    Museum of Natural History

    Stop to see Central Park

Add 2 more days

  • Day 4: New York City

    Museum of Natural History

    Stop to see Central Park

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Drama Workshop

    Drama Workshop

     Play thespian and pick up a few pointers during a theater and improv workshop led by an experienced actor. Afterwards, participate in a Q&A to learn more about what life is like for an actor in New York City. 

  • Day 5: New York City

    Visit Tour of Madison Square Garden or Radio City Music Hall

    Take a guided tour of Harlem

    • General Grant National Memorial
    • Cathedral of St. John the Divine
    • Columbia University

    Apollo Theater Tour

  • Day 6: New York City • Depart for home

    Museum of the Moving Image: Exhibition Tour
Interested in learning more about this tour?

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Everything you get

This all-inclusive experience gives students the chance to explore the world–all at an unbeatable value.
  • Transportation

    Whether it’s by plane, motor coach, train, ferries or subways—your transportation is all covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavors to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left for you to discover new favourite dishes of your own.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • Customary gratuities

    To make things even easier we’ve included all tips to show appreciation to your Tour Director, local guides, and bus driver at the end of your tour.

  • Overnight security

    Safety is our number one priority. That’s why we’ve included professional security on watch nightly at your hotel.

  • Personalized Learning Support

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travellers to planning and managing your tour.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances.

Pricing that makes travel possible

Our prices include airfare, hotels, meals, a full-time Tour Director, and more.

Payment options

We believe every student should have the opportunity to travel, which is why we let our travellers choose how they want to manage their payments. Enrol in our Automatic Payment Plan with just $199 to start, make fixed and low monthly payments through Uplift, receive invoices and make your payments in less frequent instalments, or pay up front in full.

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Benefit from added flexibility of the risk-free enrolment period

If you're currently enrolled, or enrol by 150 days prior to tour departure date, on a tour with a scheduled departure date between October 1, 2022, and September 30, 2023, you'll have the option to cancel your tour for any reason by 150 days prior to your tour departure date for a full refund of 100% of the money paid to EF, including the $199 non-refundable deposit and the cost of the Global Travel Protection Plan.

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