We will depart Knoxville to begin our exciting tour to New York City,
traveling through East Tennessee and the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of
Virginia arriving at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania for overnight.
This morning we travel to New York City arriving for lunch on your own
in the World Trade Center area. After lunch we will tour One World Observatory.
There are a million things to experience in New York City, but
only one way to truly see them all. We begin by ascending to the top of
the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere in less than sixty seconds,
then look toward the horizon and feel the city’s invincible spirit. Take in
the iconic sights, surrounding waters and panoramic views of the skyline
and beyond. Explore three levels flled with innovation and inspiration.
Step onto the expansive Sky Portal and take a walk high above the streets
of New York. In the afternoon we check into our hotel located in the heart
of Times Square for a three night stay. In the evening we will see a leading
Broadway Show from one of the following: Aladdin, The Lion King,
Wicked, Frozen, Come From Away, Hello Dolly, The Great Comet of 1812
and other new show listings. (Selections may vary for 2019).
Today we are joined by a local guide for a fascinating tour of New York
City. See the famous west side of Central Park where many celebrities,
actors and tv personalities make their home. A drive down world famous
Fifth Avenue taks us past the Plaza Hotel, Saks, Macy’s at Herald Square,
and other fne stores. See St. Patrick’s Cathedral and pass Rockefeller
Center as we make our way south to the older part of the island. The
Financial District—home of Wall Street and the Commodities Exchange,
Madison Square Garden, Little Italy, Battery Park, Lower East Side, United
Nations, Carnegie Hall and much more. In the afternoon we will enjoy a
matinee performance of another leading Broadway show. Evening free
to enjoy dinner in the city and another play if you choose.
Today experience New York City your way!! That’s the greatness of
staying in a downtown hotel. Any time, day or night, you can take in
New York at your own pace. Some fascinating suggestions are: visit
the Metropolitan Museum of Art to see unbelievable items dating from
prehistoric times; see a TV show taping at Rockefeller Center; or “shop
’til you drop” at Macy’s and Saks Fifth Avenue.This evening we will see
another leading Broadway show from our list.
Manhattan Island tour, and our Best of NYC cruise is the only way to see
all fve boroughs – Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island and the
Bronx – in one trip. Plus, you’ll see all three NYC rivers, all the major
bridges and the rest of the city’s best sights, including the full Manhattan
skyline, the growing Brooklyn waterfront, the legendary Yankee Stadium,
the hip Harlem Heights waterfront, the lush greenery of upper Manhattan
and the stately George Washington Bridge All of that plus an up-close
with the Statue of Liberty! Take your last look of the “Big Apple” from the
harbor as we reboard our motorcoach for our return trip to Chambersburg,
Pennsylvannia for our last night.
We depart Chambersburg this morning, stopping in Salem, Virginia for
lunch and arrive in Knoxville by early evening. Our exciting tour to the
Big Apple with Knoxville Tours must come to an end.