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Thank you so much. All of us attending the trip to Atlanta have been singing your praises since our return!! Everything was so organized and personable. We had a great visit and your Son Tours staff were the greatest hosts a group could ever have!! Thank you so much!

Rachel S.,
Ray D. Molo School

I want to thank you for leading such an excellent tour! I felt that this has been the best tour experience our students have enjoyed in years. How refreshing to deal with professionals who plan well and see service as their primary goal. You truly did all you promised to do and renewed my faith in touring.

Principal,
Bethlehem Lutheran School

Thank you for making my job as group leader so easy! The care which you took in planning our activities and in arranging our lodging and meals was clearly evident. The parents were impressed with the quality of your work. I look forward to traveling with you again.

Pam N.,
Andrew Jackson Middle School

We thank our Son Tours escort who took the time to stand in line for tickets so we did not have to. Thanks for always being one step ahead of us so the tour went smoothly. And thanks for making sure everything was perfect. The care and professionalism you and your staff have shown us, indicates what a top-notched company you have.

Barbara B.,
Marion County School

Son Tours offers unforgettable, customizable educational tours to the one and only New York, New York. This destination is a world icon, acting as the setting of plays, movies, television shows, and, most importantly, historical events ranging from the earliest memories of our country to recent and current events. As a world capital of art, finance, business, theater, architecture, and more, you’ll have no shortage of sights to show your students in this magnificent city.

Why Book Your New York School Trip With Us?

Our licensed tour operators will accompany your students during a myriad of activities, all while staying at deluxe, comfortable accommodations, accompanied by an experienced Son Tours representative. We take care of all of the planning, pre-booking, security, and even billing, so you don’t have to worry about anything. With us, you get:

  • Customized, flexible itineraries based on what you’d like to accomplish during your New York field trip. Our local guides are well-versed in local sights and landmarks, and they know how to best accommodate last minute changes to your tour.
  • High-quality tours that go off without a hitch. Our tour guides are there from the moment your group arrives and our extensive planning helps to ensure that your trip is smooth, comfortable, fun, and educational for you and your students.
  • Safety briefings and private security provided at no additional cost. Our safety briefings occur before and during your trip to ensure all of your students and chaperones know the safety protocols, and uniformed private security personnel are on all coaches and at the hotels.
  • Quick turnaround to eliminate hours of headaches and to accommodate the tight schedules and budgets surrounding school trips.
  • Easy payment options so you don’t have to worry about the painstaking process of invoicing and collecting money from parents. Son Tours bills parents directly.

New York City Tour Highlights

  • Central Park: A 778-acre island of nature in a city of millions.
    National 9/11 Memorial & Museum: An emotional journey through the most devastating foreign attack on American soil since Pearl Harbor, an 110,000-square-foot exhibition space filled with displays, archives, narratives, artifacts, and more.
  • Radio City Music Hall: The iconic, art deco theater full of musical history.
  • Art Museums: New York City is home to multiple museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
  • STEM Museums: Give students an opportunity to explore the depths of numerous fields of STEM at museums like the American Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of Mathematics, and the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum.
  • Historic Immigration Port: Students can retrace the steps of their ancestors at the magnificent Ellis Island and take a trip to Liberty Island to see the Statue of Liberty.
  • Federal Reserve Bank of New York: A glimpse into the world of finance, complete with trading rooms, the museum, and the vault.

Download Sample Itinerary (PDF) View My Itinerary (For registered users).

Day One – Itinerary for 3 Day / 2 Night Student Tour of New York
Time Activity Notes
AM Breakfast en route at McDonalds
9:00a Arrival into New York City
Son Tours staff and guide meet group
Tour Sony Tech Lab (Madison Ave between 55th & 56th Sts)
12:00p Lunch at a deli
Lincoln Center drive-by
Cathedral of St. John the Divine (112th and Amsterdam Ave)
Harlem and Harlem Market
Central Park
6:00p Dinner at convenient location
8:00p Check into hotel
10:00p Security arrives
Day Two – Itinerary for 3 Day / 2 Night Student Tour of New York
Time Activity Notes
8:30a Depart from hotel
9:00a Hot breakfast at Hard Rock Cafe
10:00a St. Patrick’s Cathedral (5th Ave at 50th St.)
Rockefeller Center (5th Ave between 48th & 51st Sts)
12:00p Lunch at Midtown Manhattan Mall
Empire State Building (5th Ave at 34th St)
6:00p Dinner at convenient location
8:00p After dinner, Broadway Show!!!
11:30p Return to hotel/security arrives
Day Three – Itinerary for 3 Day / 2 Night Student Tour of New York
Time Activity Notes
7:30a Depart hotel/checkout
8:30a Breakfast at Variety Café ($6 cash allotment)
9:30a Meet guide at Battery Park (South tip of Manhattan Island)
Ferry to the Statue of Liberty
Ellis Island-Trace your own heritage
12:30p Break for lunch near the South Street
Seaport Entrance
Visit to Wall Street
Tour of Greenwich Village (14th St to Houston St)
5:00p Dinner at Dallas BBQ/guide departs
6:00p Prepare to depart for school

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