What You'll Get
Since the dawn of time, moviemakers have chosen the grit and glamour of New York City as the setting for countless motion pictures, TV series, and direct memory downloads. Revel in your fantasy on-screen world with today's Groupon: for $20, you get a seat on the New York TV and movie sites tour from On Location Tours (a $40 value). Tours begin at 11 a.m. daily near Broadway and 51st Street, and they end about 3.5 hours later outside McGee's Pub on 55th street.
On Location Tours' trivia-touting, theme-song-trumpeting tour guides usher silver-screen enthusiasts through prominent Manhattan neighborhoods on a luxury coach bus, highlighting familiar Tinsel Town transplants along the way. The New York TV and movie sites tour hits cinematic standbys such as Central Park South, home to hotspots including the brownstone used in I Am Legend, the original Soup Man featured on Seinfeld, and a glimpse of Peter Parker’s apartment from Spider-Man . Other landmark stops on the tour include the exterior of the offices of Mode Magazine from Ugly Betty, celebrity-populated Greenwich Village, and the Huxtables’ house from The Cosby Show.
In addition to their Genus edition-like knowledge basins, On Location’s tour guides provide helpful tips on how to procure tickets for live-audience shows such as Regis and Kelly, The Late Show with David Letterman, and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Come ready to sing theme songs, snap photos, and presciently sneak peeks at the sets of future favorite films.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Apr 8, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 4 per person. Limit 4 per visit. Reservation required 48hr in advance; subject to availability. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About On Location Tours
So beloved is the New York City by the makers of movies and TV shows that visitors can hardly take a walk without being reminded of some iconic scene. On Location Tours takes guests on curated adventures through all of these hotspots and more.
The Sex and the City Hotspots tour ventures through a world of classy bars, decadent cupcakes, and saucy adult toy stores.
The Sopranos Sites tour starts in midtown Manhattan and winds through New Jersey locales such as the Bada Bing, Barone Sanitation, and the diner from that unforgettable final scene.
The Super Tour leads comic-book lovers past over 40 locations from super-powered TV shows and movies, including the site of the Battle of New York from The Avengers as well as the New York Stock Exchange where Batman fights Bane in The Dark Knight Rises.