New York Holiday Lights and Movie Sites Tour

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Customer Reviews

16 Ratings

My experience with the New York Holiday Lights and Movie Sites Tour was AWESOME!! Max the guide was very witty, kind and knowledgeable and made the tour very interesting. I also appreciate the tour bus driver as he maneuvered through some pretty congested traffic. I highly recommend and have recommended this tour to everyone.
Blair B · December 21, 2017
This tour was amazing!
Rosiecarnell · December 20, 2016
We absolutely loved this tour! We went on Christmas night and it was a great time to take it. The guide for this tour was very knowledgeable and made the tour fun! The Christmas lights in NYC are just magical and magnificent. Definitely would put this tour on my list.
Greenie1515 · March 3, 2015

What You'll Get


Begin your holiday adventure and hop on the bus for your guided tour. Your guide, a local New York City actor, will share entertaining tidbits and insider secrets as you spot iconic landmarks from your favorite holiday films. The tours are constantly updated with new locations, and special requests for sites not featured on the tour can sometimes be accommodated.

The bus transports you into Central Park West, where scenes from Mr. Popper’s Penguins and other movies were filmed. Continue through the Upper West Side, which you may recognize from New Year’s Eve, to Lincoln Center and its stunning tree, glowing with thousands of lights. Hop off the bus for a photo-op in front of the tree, and also learn where Bill Murray discovered his taxi driver was the ghost of Christmas Past in Scrooged.

Back aboard the bus, watch clips from countless holiday classics filmed in Central Park as you make your way through New York City’s urban oasis. As you pass by the filming locations, relive the moment that Santa collided with the Bethesda Fountain in Elf, or when Harry and Marv plotted their revenge in Home Alone 2.

After winding your way through the park, you’ll be led through the Upper East Side to Serendipty 3, where Kate Beckinsdale and John Cusack famously shared a frozen hot chocolate in Serendipity. Afterwards, a stop at Bloomingdales lets you get an up-close look at the department store's festive window displays.

And no holiday trip to New York City would be complete without a visit to Rockefeller Center, the next location on the tour. Make sure to catch a glimpse of the most famous Christmas tree in New York, which you might recognize from Home Alone 2 or Elf.

Continue down Fifth Street, where you’ll have an opportunity to stop and peer into the windows at Lord & Taylor, before ending the tour at Macy’s in Herald Square. Home to the real Santa in Miracle on 34th Street, the department store is famed for embracing the holiday spirit and drawing visitors from around the world to its extravagant window displays.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible - please advise at the time of booking
  • Coach has restroom on board
Inclusions
  • Transport by heated coach
  • Professional guide


Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)


Departure Point
Meeting location provided on voucher

Departure Time
Seasonal
November 25 - January 1

3:00pm Sunday - Friday 
3:00pm and 5:30pm Saturday

Duration
2 hours 30 minutes

Return Details
Macy's on 34th Street

Voucher Info
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