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New York City Short Escape with Adventures by Disney

4 Days / 3 Nights
New York City
NORTH AMERICA | Broadway, Times Square, Lower East Side


Experience a one-of-a-kind adventure into America's melting pot of culture and cuisine. There is so much to see and do—from taking in the splendor of Times Square to attending a Disney Broadway musical to visiting the studios of Good Morning America and more. You'll understand why New York is called "The City That Never Sleeps"!

2019 Trip Highlights Include:

  • THE RIDE: NYC Tour
    See iconic sights in the “City that Never Sleeps” and much more on this interactive bus tour.

  • Good Morning America Backstage Visit
    Go behind the scenes on an exclusive VIP tour of ABC’s popular morning live show.

  • Broadway Workshop Experience
    Take center stage as you learn music and dance steps from a Broadway musical song.

  • See Disney's Frozen: The Broadway Musical
    Discover that love is a force of nature at Disney’s newest Broadway Musical.

  • Times Square
    Enter the heart of the city and treat your senses to the vibrant sights and sounds of world-famous Times Square.

  • Live! At the Tenement
    Learn about daily life in the tenements in this interactive performance and exploration.

  • Private Lunch at the Tenement Museum
    Sample flavors of the Lower East Side as you celebrate this diversity of New York City.

  • 9/11 Memorial & Museum Visit
    Experience the intensity of standing at Ground Zero in this powerful tribute to 9/11.

  • One World Trade Center
    Check out the best view in the city from atop the tallest building in the Western hemisphere.

  • New Amsterdam Theatre Tour
    Discover the magic of Broadway on a backstage tour of this legendary theatre.

  • John's Pizzeria
    Complete your NYC experience with an authentic slice of “pie” at this church-turned-pizzeria.
Adventure Dates
  • 2018
    • November 14-November 17, 2018
    • December 6-December 9, 2018
  • 2019
    • Apr 18, 2019 - Apr 21, 2019
    • May 9, 2019 - May 12, 2019
    • May 23, 2019 - May 26, 2019
    • Jun 20, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019
    • Jun 27, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019
    • Jul 11, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019
    • Jul 25, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
    • Aug 1, 2019 - Aug 4, 2019
    • Aug 29, 2019 - Sep 1, 2019
    • Sep 12, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
    • Dec 5, 2019 - Dec 8, 2019
    • Dec 19, 2019 - Dec 22, 2019

    *= Guaranteed Departures

    Adventure Daily Itinerary

    Day One

    CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AT HOTEL

    Enjoy a continental breakfast before you begin your day exploring the Big Apple.

    INTERACTIVE CITY SIGHTSEEING ON THE RIDE

    Take the city by storm on THE RIDE, a whirlwind adventure on wheels where you'll see some of Manhattan's most iconic sights, including Times Square, Madison Avenue, the Chrysler Building and more. On this special tour, you'll experience live performances, fun surprises and get an up-close look at classic New York locations.

    LUNCH AT JOHN'S PIZZERIA IN TIMES SQUARE

    No visit to New York would be complete without a slice of authentic New York pizza. Enjoy a delicious lunch at John's Pizzeria—a converted tabernacle church that's now the largest pizzeria in the country. With pizza made in coal-fired brick ovens, you'll enjoy an incredible, crispy crust plus a tomato sauce worth writing home about!

    9/11 MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM VISIT

    Experience the museum and memorial on your own, after a brief introduction by your Adventure Guides. Inside the museum, learn about this momentous day in American history by examining the artifacts and hearing the stories of the witnesses, victims’ families and survivors. Reflect at the twin pools where the Twin Towers once stood and feel the calm, stoic rush of the largest man-made waterfalls in North America.

    THE TOP OF ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER

    Feel like you’re on top of world at the One World Trade Center! It’s the tallest building in the Western hemisphere—with an observatory that provides the best view in all of New York City and the Tri-State area.

    WELCOME DINNER AT TRIBECA GRILL

    Join your fellow Adventures for a private dinner and welcome reception at this renowned eatery that is co-owned by Robert De Niro and offers New American cuisine, a stellar wine list and superior service.


    Day Two

    GOOD MORNING AMERICA STUDIO VISIT

    Get VIP access to Good Morning America, provided to you exclusively by Adventures by Disney. When you visit Disney's Times Square Studios, you can see the cameras roll and lights go up as the first news story of the day is aired to the nation. You can even go back into the control booth—the nerve center of the show—and learn the secrets of producing one of ABC's longest-running live shows as it broadcasts before your eyes!

    LIVE! AT THE TENEMENT! – VISIT THE TENEMENT MUSEUM

    Be entertained by the incredible stories embodying the hopes and dreams of the residents of the Lower East Side tenement in an exclusive experience for Adventures by Disney Guests. Tour a living museum where history comes to life, with restored apartments that reflect tenement life from different eras. Take part in these historically accurate recreations and hear the tales about the immigrant families residing at the tenement—who came to America to start new lives.

    LUNCH AT THE TENEMENT MUSEUM

    Celebrate the diversity of the melting pot that is New York City over a private tapas-style lunch. Taste the flavors of the Lower East Side and watch interviews of local store owners who provided the very food that you're eating. Sample a wealth of local ethnic cuisines as the history of New York's food culture from Jewish to Chinese to Cuban excites your appetite. And discover how immigration brought new culinary dimensions to New York and shaped the character—and the waistline—of the city!

    HISTORIC HARLEM WALKING TOUR

    Step back in time and become acquainted with Harlem's history during The Harlem Heritage Tour. This guided-walking excursion through one of New York's most unique and dynamic neighborhoods is complete when a portable soundtrack led by "Mr. Harlem," a true-blue Harlem local, brings to life the stories of the residents and the events that happened to them. See the locations of the Cotton Club and Savoy—Harlem nightclubs that were the birthplace of the musical sounds that swept across the nation.

    DINNER ON YOUR OWN IN NEW YORK CITY

    Explore a magnificent array of dining options that offer a variety of cultural flavors and ambience. You’re sure to find a restaurant that’s ideal for your family, or ask an Adventure Guide for recommendations.


     

    Day Three

    BREAKFAST AT HOTEL

    Enjoy breakfast before you begin your day exploring the Big Apple.

    PRIVATE TOUR OF THE NEW AMSTERDAM THEATRE

    Go behind the scenes for a private tour and discover the beautifully restored art and architecture of this landmark Broadway theatre built in 1903, once home to the legendary Ziegfeld Follies. Then take an up-close look at Disney Theatrical Production’s history on Broadway to see how classic Disney stories as well as completely original works are brought to life on stage.

    BROADWAY THEATER WORKSHOP

    Make your Broadway debut as you learn music and dance steps from one of your favorite songs featured in a Broadway musical. Suitable for all ability levels, the workshop will be held in a private rehearsal studio, so leave your inhibitions at the door.

    LUNCH AND AFTERNOON ON YOUR OWN IN NEW YORK CITY

    The Big Apple is yours to explore. Find a great lunch spot, then head out and explore the magnificent city that surrounds you.

    FAREWELL DINNER AT SARDI'S

    Bid your fellow Adventurers a fond farewell at Sardi’s, the legendary Times Square restaurant. Dine on a delicious menu of continental fare as you check out the celebrity caricatures that adorn the walls.

    SEE DISNEY'S FROZEN: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL AT THE LEGENDARY ST. JAMES THEATRE

    Experience the magic that can happen when you “let it go” as you marvel at this magnificent Broadway production of Disney’s animated classic film, Frozen, at the iconic St. James Theatre.


    Day Four

     

    BREAKFAST AT HOTEL

    Enjoy breakfast before you begin your day exploring the Big Apple.

    MORNING ON YOUR OWN

    Enjoy the morning on your own before departing at your leisure for your flight back home.

    TRANSFER TO LOCAL AIRPORT OR TRAIN STATION

    Travel to John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia or Newark Airports. Transportation will also be provided to local train stations within reasonable distance of the hotel.