Cross-Curricular trips to New York
New York is one of the most iconic cities in the world and now you can introduce your students to this wonderful city with a cross-curricular tour. With such a broad range of cultural sights to explore, your students will be talking of their experiences for years to come.
Our school travel specialists have put together an action packed itinerary for you below, with exciting excursions included that will suit a broad range of subjects and learning aims...
- Flight to New York City
- Evening: Top of the Rock by night
- Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Cruise
- 9/11 Memorial & Museum
- Evening: Broadway Show
- Empire State Building
- Yankee Stadium tour
- Sports game
- Macy's Department Store tour
- Flight home
- Arrive back in UK
West Side YMCA
- Just off Central Park
- Swimming pool
The West Side YMCA Hostel is located just off Central Park West, close to the Lincoln Centre, Broadway and Carnegie Hall.
Location: Moments away from well-known landmarks including Central Park, Lincoln Centre and Broadway, public transport is within reach too.
Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, full gym facilities, pool, housekeeping, 24 hour reception and security.
Accommodation: Single and double rooms available to staff, double rooms (bunks) for students. Same sex bathroom facilities located on each floor.
Meals: In house restaurant, meals in local restaurants can also be provided.
Comfort Inn Chelsea
- Trendy Chelsea location
- Basic, yet well-equipped and comfortable
This hotel is located within the fashionable Chelsea area of Manhattan and provides a view of the Empire State Building.
Location: Walking distance from Penn Station, Port Authority of New York, and 23rd Street Station. Numerous sites such as Chinatown, Central Park and the Museum of Modern Art are close by.
Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, small gym, tour desk, 24 hour reception.
Accommodation: Single and doubles available to staff, double rooms up to 5 per room available to students. En-suite bathroom facilities.
Meals: Buffet breakfast is provided free of charge. Local restaurants can be arranged for dinners.
- Central Manhattan
- Full of charm and character
A hotel situated in central Manhattan on 31st street, this hotel offers grand décor and welcoming reception. Located just a short walk from the Empire State building the Woltcott Hotel provides all the main amenities along with a shop and small meeting room.
Location: Short distance from public transport stops, Empire State Building 3 blocks away, numerous landmarks within easy reach.
Facilities: Small gym, small conference room, newsagents, luggage room, free Wi-Fi.
Accommodation: Single and double available for staff, students are accommodated mainly in triple rooms with individual beds. All rooms en-suite and have a TV.
Meals: Local restaurants and diners can be arranged for meals.
Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.
Top of the Rock
Climb to the top of the Rockefeller centre and take in the dramatic and stunning panoramic views of New York City from the 259 metre high observation deck.
Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
Discover the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Museum via ferry, where your students will enjoy magnificent close-up views of the Statue of Liberty and take in what was once the gateway for over 12 million immigrants to the United States whilst viewing mid and lower Manhattan from a different perspective.
9/11 memorial and museum
Observe the largest manmade waterfalls in North America, built in memorial to the events of 9/11. The twin reflecting pools are nearly an acre in size each and built into the footprint of where the iconic Twin Towers once stood. (There is a small administration charge for this excursion as advance visitor passes must be obtained. )
Discover the history of Macy's, one of America’s leading department stores, and learn about merchandise placement & marketing with a talk in the visitor centre followed by a tour of the store.
Walking tour of the financial district
Explore lower Manhattan with this scenic walking tour, in an area home to the New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
No trip to Manhattan is complete without experiencing the delights of a New York Broadway Show. Speak to a travel advisor for details of what’s on offer at the time of your trip
Empire State Building
Enjoy the spectacular views from the Empire State Building's 86th Floor Observation Deck.
Located in the Bronx and home to both the New York Yankees (a major league American baseball team) and New York City FC (an American major league soccer team), this stadium was re-built in 2006 and sits one block North of the original site, which is now a public park called Heritage Field.
Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch so we can do our best to arrange it for you!
Adjust this tour to your learning needs
The above itinerary has been put together to cover a wide range of curriculum links, however our school travel specialists will be happy to adapt it to your requirements, so get in touch today for a non-obligational quote.Get a quote