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New York TV and Movie Tour
  • English
  • 2.5 - 3 hours

Discover New York City’s best filming locations on a 3-hour sightseeing bus tour and revisit your favourite TV shows and movies!

Itinerary

Hop on a comfortable bus in the centre of Manhattan and sit back as you are driven to the heart of the city, Times Square. The Crossroads of the World, as this plaza is sometimes referred to, is a popular setting for numerous films and series. Your local guide will point out the steps where the cast of Glee sang a version of “I Love New York” and where Michael Keaton had his post performance drink in Birdman.

Next, head to Columbus Circle, which appears in numerous films such as Tower Heist, Enchanted and Ghostbusters. Your next destination is the frantic neighbourhood of Central Park South, just in front of the famous Central Park. The Plaza Hotel is the most filmed building in the world, as seen in films like The Great Gatsby, Bride Wars, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York and Crocodile Dundee. Get off the bus to take fantastic pictures and experience the locations in all its splendor.

The bus will then make its way to the Upper East Side, passing by the Pierre Hotel where Monica and Chandler got married in Friends. Admire the elegant window displays of the Fifth Avenue stores, including Tiffany & Co., filmed in Breakfast at Tiffany’s and New Years Eve.

Afterwards, continue driving down Fifth Avenue, where you will surely recognize the St. Regis Hotel, featured in The Devil Wears Prada, Taxi Driver and Miss Congeniality. Then, you will pass by the Rockefeller Centre, home to NBC Studios. Numerous TV shows are filmed here including, The Tonight Show, Saturday Night Live, The Today Show, among many others. Don’t miss the impressive New York Public Library, set in Ghostbusters, Ted 2, 13 Going 30, Sex and the City: The Movie.

Cruise to the Flatiron district and Washington Square Park, where your guide will relate fun-filled stories about films like Spider-Man, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and many others, all filmed in these streets.

Hop off the bus and recognize other symbolic buildings and streets of New York as you travel to other areas in Manhattan such as, Tribeca, Greenwich Village, Chelsea and Midtown.

The tour ends at McGee’s Pub, known as the MacLaren’s Pub in How I Met Your Mother, where you can also have a drink or a bite to eat after the tour comes to an end.

Important information

Children between 1 and 5 years old will have to sit on their parents lap if the bus is full. If you prefer to guarantee them a seat, you will have to purchase it. 

Price

Adults Children 6-9 years old Children 1-5 years old
English Language Tour
US$ 45
US$ 31
Free

English Language Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 45
  • Children 6-9 years old

    US$ 31
  • Children 1-5 years old

    Free

* The price varies based on the chosen date

More information

Duration

2.5 - 3 hours

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

Sightseeing bus tour.

Hop off at different locations in New York throughout your tour.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (New York local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes (imperative to point out when the booking is made).

US$ 45
No hidden fees or surcharges

Meeting point

51st and Broadway

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

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