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New York
Basic price from
3 nights accom. & travel  for 30 students and 3 staff

Equity School travel to New York

School trips to New York

The city that never sleeps, a school trip to New York will be one that’s remembered. The city offers a diverse range of museums and galleries, as well as the famous sights, that will ensure your trip is filled with exciting excursions for your students to enjoy. Wander through central park, take a trip on the Staten Island ferry to look back at the famous skyline or take in a Broadway show to complete your New York city experience.

Why choose New York?

  • Diverse museums and galleries
  • Famous Landmarks
  • Shopping


N.B The basic 'from' prices do not include excursions, for a full package price... Request a quote >>



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Cross Curricular Itinerary

Above price is the BASIC price, excluding any excursions. Call us for a price including excursions and for a bespoke itinerary to fit your requirements.

Sample 3 night/ 5 day

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    • Flight to New York City
    • Evening: Top of the Rock by night
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    • Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Cruise
    • 9/11 Memorial & Museum
    • Evening: Broadway Show
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    • Empire State Building
    • Yankee Stadium tour
    • Sports game
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    • Macy's Department Store tour
    • Flight home
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    • Arrive back in UK


This suggested itinerary is suitable for cultural or cross curricular trips, we also have itineraries for subject specific trips SEE SUBJECT SPECIFIC TRIPS



Below is a sample of excursions Equity can organise for your trip to New York - for subject specific excursions have a look at the
recommended educational trips for New York

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. )

Broadway Show

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

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.

Spirit of New York student dinner cruise

A Spirit cruise is the perfect way to enjoy spectacular panoramic skyline views of the city of New York in a fun and safe environment and includes a freshly prepared buffet, dance floor, DJ and on board games. The cruise route offers views of the Empire State Building, One World Trade Centre, the Statue of Liberty, Battery Park, Ellis Island, Governors Island, Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridge.

Madame Tussauds

Combine the glitter and glamour of the world’s most famous faces with an interactive educational experience at Madame Tussauds. Located in Times Square, this safe and climate controlled activity is perfect for the day or early evening. Enhance your experience by adding a Behind the Scenes, Business & Marketing or The French Revolution seminar to your itinerary for a small cost.


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.

Empire State Building

Enjoy the spectacular views from the Empire State Building's 86th Floor Observation Deck. NEW for 2019 - explore brand new galleries with interactive exhibitions about the construction of the building, the fascinating engineering behind the elevators and even a HD multi media animation featuring King Kong!

Yankee Stadium

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!

New York Accommodation

New York Accommodation - The Gallivant

The Gallivant

  • Great location near Times Square
  • Breakfast included

This newly renovated hotel is located in the heart of Times Square. Offering spacious rooms ideal for bedshare students with bunk beds (non-bed share useage available on request). Located only a 10 minute walk from Times Square, you really couldn’t get more central!

Location: This New York hotel is convenient to Rockefeller Centre, Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden and Central Park.

Facilities: 2 on-site restaurants, a fitness centre, Wi-Fi (at surcharge), 24-hour front desk.

Accommodation: Single and double rooms available, 37-inch Flat screen TV, all en-suite with luxury bath amenities.

Meals: Breakfast is included in the rate; local restaurants can be arranged for dinners.

New York Accommodation - Shelburne Hotel

Shelburne Hotel

  • Great East Side location
  • Breakfast included

This hotel is located in New York’s Murray Hill neighbourhood, 3 blocks from the Morgan Library & Museum and 5 blocks from Grand Central Station.

Location: This hotel is located in Murray Hill, a cool and convenient neighbourhood on Midtown’s East Side.

Facilities:The Shelburne has a 24-hour front desk and offers 3 meeting rooms, Wi-Fi in public areas, a business centre, luggage storage, multilingual staff, and is a smoke free property.

Accommodation: The hotel’s 325 guest rooms feature flat-screen TVs and remodelled bathrooms.

Meals: Breakfast is included in the rate; local restaurants can be arranged for dinners.

New York Accommodation - West Side YMCA

West Side YMCA

  • Just off Central Park
  • Swimming pool

The West Side YMCA Hostel is located just off Central Park West, close to Times Square and Carnegie Hall.

Location: Moments away from well-known landmarks including Central Park, Lincoln Centre and Broadway, public transport is within easy reach too.

Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, full gym facilities, pool, housekeeping, 24 hour reception and security.

Accommodation: Single and bunk bedded rooms are available to staff and students. Same sex bathroom facilities located on each floor.

Meals: Café in lobby with limited opening hours, breakfast and evening meals in local restaurants can also be provided.

New York Accommodation - Comfort Inn Chelsea

Heritage Hotel

  • Trendy Chelsea location
  • Well-equipped & comfortable

This recently refurbished, well-equipped hotel is located within near Times Square 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 Rockerfeller Centre are close by.

Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, small gym, 24 hour reception.

Accommodation: Single and twins available to staff, a mixture of 4-6 bedded rooms for students on a bed-share basis. En-suite bathroom facilities.

Meals: Buffet breakfast of hot and cold items provided, 24hr tea and coffee making facilities in lobby. Local restaurants can be arranged for dinners.

New York Accommodation - Wolcott Hotel

Wolcott Hotel

  • Central Manhattan
  • Rooms refurbished

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 Wolcott Hotel provides all the main amenities along with a shop and small meeting room.

Location: Short distance from public transport stops, numerous landmarks within easy reach.

Facilities: Small gym, small conference room, gift shop, luggage room, free Wi-Fi.

Accommodation: Single and twin rooms 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. Coffee, tea and muffins available in lobby each morning.

Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.

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Recommended Educational Trips to New York

Equity can recommend New York for the following subjects- click on the boxes for more information about subject specific itineraries and excursions.