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By virtue of the density and diversity of its population, its dynamic economic activity and vibrant cultural life, New York City stands alone as the most exhilarating city in the world. From the moment you arrive you feel its energy and enjoy its wonders.

Conveniently located near New York City, Junior Tours, the premiere educational student travel and tour company, has been orchestrating student trips to NYC for over 50 years. The advantage of being so close to NYC allows Junior Tours and its team of tour professionals, the opportunity to be part of the highlights and current activities that NYC offers.

From Broadway to Wall Street and MoMA to SoHo, with a visit to this one city, you can inspire your students to pursue a career in theater, finance, fashion, journalism or the arts.  Junior Tours, the leader in student travel, is uniquely qualified to customize an insightful visit to the Big Apple.

The professional tour team at Junior Tours looks forward to fulfilling your dreams of seeing the sights of NYC and utilizing our years of experience with New York City student tours.



Statue of Liberty
This iconic symbol of freedom was a gift of friendship from the people of France in 1886. Made of copper, Lady Liberty holds a book with the inscription July 4, 1776 in one hand a torch of freedom in the other.

Ellis Island
Ellis Island, situated just north of the Statue of Liberty, opened in 1892 and closed in 1954. Over that time more than 12 million immigrants passed through on their way to America. Today it is an Immigration Museum.

Times Square
Times Square, often referred to as the “Crossroads of the World,” is the iconic center of Manhattan. It hosts a concentration of well-known theaters, stores and animated billboards.  More than a million people gather each year on New Year’s Eve to the ball drop.

Empire State Building
Standing 102 stories tall, the Empire State Building was the world’s tallest office building for more than 40 years. The 1931 Art Deco building has 2 million square feet of office space and offers a view of 80 miles on a clear day.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral
It is the largest decorated gothic-style Catholic Cathedral in the United States and has been recognized throughout its history as a center of Catholic life in this country.

Rockefeller Center
A model of urban planning and design, Rockefeller Center is famous most for its large Christmas tree and gold statue “Prometheus” which overlooks the ice rink in winter.

Top of the Rock
Atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza, enjoy a sensational panoramic view of Manhattan from this world class observatory.

United Nations
The Headquarters of the World Organization is located on an 18-acre site on the East side of Manhattan. Each building was designed and decorated by celebrated architects and artisans.

9/11 Memorial & Museum
Serves as the country’s principal institution concerned with exploring the implications of the events of 9/11, documenting the impact of those events and exploring 9/11’s continuing significance.

Trinity Church
Originally founded in 1697 and later rebuilt in 1846 after a fire, Trinity Church dominated the skyline of early lower Manhattan. Buried in the adjacent cemetery are Alexander Hamilton and Robert Fulton.

Federal Hall
At a time when New York City was the nation’s capital, it was here that George Washington took the oath of office as the first U.S. President on April 30, 1789.

Intrepid Air Sea Space Museum
The Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum is the country’s largest museum dedicated to the armed forces and the space program.

Grand Central Station
Constructed of glass and steel, the 100-foot wide by 650-foot long structure rivaled the Eiffel Tower and Crystal Palace for primacy as the most dramatic engineering achievement of the 19th century.

South Street Seaport
Known in the early 19th century as the “Street of Ships,” Pier 17 is where New York meets the sea. There are many great shops and restaurants today.

Museum of Natural History
Created in 1869, the museum houses more than 30 million artifacts dedicated to the research of the earth and its myriad of life forms.


“The Great White Way” is home to 40+ theaters that feature the very best of what live theatrical performance aspire to be.

Master classes in acting, improvisation, musical theatre and vocal training are offered.  You will work with broadway professionals in a private studio setting to provide your students valuable training.

Radio City Music Hall
Located in historic Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall is home to the Rockettes. This 1932 Art Deco theatre is amongst the most innovative and technically advanced stages in the world.

Lincoln Center
The Metropolitan Opera House, New York State Theater, Avery Fisher Hall and Vivian Beaumont Theater form the cultural center for performing arts in New York.

Carnegie Hall
Carnegie Hall, as it came to be known in the 1895 season, was an immediate success. Visitors to Carnegie Hall today can tour the facilities or enjoy one of the many wonderful musical performances that take place here.

New Amsterdam Behind the Magic Tour
Discover the beautifully restored art and architecture of this landmark Broadway theatre built in 1903, once home to the legendary Ziegfeld Follies.

Apollo Theater
Located in the heart of Harlem, the Apollo Theatre has been the center stage for showcasing African-American talent since the 1930s.


Costume Workshop
Meet with a Broadway costume designer to discuss how they design, source, and construct the clothes for actors in a production.

Best known for its innovative and award-winning exhibitions, the museum has one of the world’s most important collections of fashion and textiles.

Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, a Smithsonian Institution, is the only museum in the nation devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design.

Garment Center
This is one of the busiest areas of the city with workers pushing racks of clothes down the street and transporting bolts of cloth between factories. One-third of the clothes manufactured in this country are made here.

Lower East Side Tenement Museum
The ‘Piecing it Together’, ‘Getting By’ and ‘Cofino Tours’ offer students a great historical perspective on the immigrant workers experience at the turn of the century.

Museum of Art And Design
MAD collects, displays, and interprets objects that document contemporary and historic innovation in craft, art, and design. In its exhibitions and educational programs, the Museum celebrates the creative process through which materials are crafted into works that enhance contemporary life.


Federal Reserve Bank (high school groups only)
Learn more about the role of central banking and visit the Gold Vault- a room situated 80 feet below street level and housing 1/4 of the world’s supply of gold bullion.

Museum of American Finance
This museum is the nation’s only independent public museum dedicated to celebrating the spirit of entrepreneurship and the free market tradition which has made NYC the financial capital of the world.

Madison Square Garden All Access Tour

Get a behind-the-scenes look at “The World’s Most Famous Arena”.  It is not only home to Knicks and Rangers, but also host to world-class events including legendary boxing matches and concerts.  Your tour will include interactive displays, virtual reality, an informative tour guide and access to unique areas.

Macy’s Herald Square Tour

Macy’s offers a fun, fast and fact-filled store tour. Learn how Macy’s has grown into America’s largest department store with over 800 locations from its humble beginnings, over 150 years. A knowledgeable tour guide will discuss history, marketing concepts, merchandising, visual techniques and more.

Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum Marketing Seminar
Come and visit your favorite celebrities and have your picture taken with today’s pop culture stars in the favorite attraction for kids.


Central Park
Central Park is the first public park built in America. Inside its more than 850 acres, some popular stops include Strawberry Fields, the Great Lawn, Bethesda Fountain and the Alice in Wonderland statue.

Six Flags Great Adventure
Six Flags Great Adventure delivers fun for all ages including some of the most thrilling coasters in the country such as El Toro, Nitro, Green Lantern, and Kingda Ka. Plus there are three children’s areas, amazing animal shows and special events like Fright Fest!

Professional sporting event:
Yankees  ::  Mets  ::  Knicks  :: Nets  ::  Rangers  ::  Devils

Famous 5th Avenue
Great shopping district in midtown Manhattan that includes high end retail such as Tiffany, Sak’s, Trump Tower, Nike, Apple and much more!

The world’s largest department store since 1902, Macy’s Herald Square is also home of the Thanksgiving Day Parade.


Metropolitan Museum of Art
Its 32 acres of floor space make it the largest art museum in the Western Hemisphere and over 5 million people visit the museum every year.

Museum of Modern Art
Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world.

Guggenheim Museum
Best known for its spiral architecture facade created by Frank Lloyd Wright, the Guggenheim features exhibitions in world class modern art.

Whitney Museum
The Whitney Museum houses one of the world’s foremost collections of twentieth-century American art.

Cloisters Museum
This museum, a division of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is dedicated to the art and architecture of medieval Europe, with a focus on the Romanesque and Gothic period.


El Museo Del Barrio
New York City’s only Latino museum dedicated to Puerto Rican, Caribbean and Latin American art.

New York City’s Chinatown is the largest concentration of Chinese in the western hemisphere. There are many small shops selling inexpensive souvenirs and knock off handbags, watches and sunglasses.

Little Italy
Walking beside the narrow, cobblestone streets beneath the fire escapes of turn-of-the-century tenements, you’ll enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Italian cuisine.

An acronym for SOuth of HOuston (pronounced “how-stun”) Street, this eclectic neighborhood has a long history of appealing to New York City’s artistic community.

Greenwich Village
For over 100 years, this small area below 14th Street and west of Broadway has been a Mecca to the creative, rebellious and Bohemian.

Harlem is a neighborhood in upper Manhattan, long known as a major African American cultural and business center.