TICO Reg. #4023420
Statue of Liberty, NYC

The Best of New York City staying in Times Square including the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes. The Christmas season is Spectacular in the Big Apple. 

December 7, 2024 – December 12, 2024 all day

Tentative Itinerary:

Day 1: Sat., Dec. 7 – The tour will depart from Wasaga Beach Park Place at 6:45a.m., Barrie, Bayfield Mall behind Canadian Tire Store at 7:30a.m. & the Tour Office at 8:00a.m.  Overnight parking is available at our Tour Office.  Remember to bring your Canadian Passport for the border crossing.  We will stay overnight in Albany, New York. (D)

Day 2: Sun., Dec. 8 – New York, NY – This morning, we will travel through the Lincoln Tunnel to New York City and meet our local guide. Christmas in New York City is a magical experience unlike any other! From the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to the beautifully decorated windows along famed 5th Avenue, this city is rich with holiday splendor! Our highlights tour will include mid-town Manhattan’s well known sites like Rockefeller Center, Time Square’s Theater District, Fifth Avenue, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, and Radio City Music Hall. Check into our midtown Manhattan hotel and take some time to relax and freshen up before enjoying a delicious welcome dinner and a visit to Rockefeller Center’s ‘Top of the Rock’ observation deck for spectacular city views.  (B & D)

Day 3: Mon., Dec. 9 – This morning, meet our local step-on guide and depart for a tour of Lower Manhattan including Greenwich Village, So Ho, Chinatown, Little Italy, and Wall Street, home to the NY Stock Exchange.  Later we visit the 9/11 Memorial tribute honoring the 2,977 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11. This afternoon we head back to the hotel to freshen up before we head out and enjoy a delicious dinner at one of the city’s fine restaurants, followed by a performance of the famous Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the Rockettes! (B & D)

Day 4: Tues., Dec. 10 – Following breakfast, we head to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  The museum presents 5,000 years of art from around the world for everyone to experience and enjoy.  The Met has aspired to be more than a treasury of rare and beautiful objects.  Every day, art comes alive in the Museum’s galleries and through its exhibitions and events, revealing new ideas and unexpected connections across time and cultures.  This afternoon you are free to enjoy the city, visit an attraction on your own, take in a show or maybe a carriage ride! (B)

Day 5: Wed., Dec. 11 – This morning we have time to explore the Chelsea Market.  This iconic culinary destination has become an internationally renowned brand and is considered one of the greatest indoor food and retail marketplaces in the world today.  Spend some time browsing before we depart for Bethlehem, Christmas City USA.  Later this afternoon we check into our lodging for the evening The Wind Creek Casino.  Your stay will include overnight accommodations, a $20.00 food voucher, and a $40.00 free play voucher.  Following some free time on our own we will board the coach for a tour of Bethlehem.  Sit back and experience Christmas City on a trip back in time with a certified guide in period dress.  Your tour includes a visit to the famous star atop South Mountain and a look at early and current local holiday traditions.  Historic buildings will have candles in every window and various trees around town, which add to the Christmas City splendor. (B)

Day 6: Thurs., Dec. 12 – Homeward Bound – A comfortable drive today returns us to Canada! We will stop enroute at the duty-free shop. Our return time to Barrie is approximately 8:00p.m. (B)

Tour Includes:  motor coach transportation with Hamilton Tours Director, 5 nights hotel accommodation including 3 nights in Times Square while in Manhattan, baggage handling, attractions as listed in the itinerary, ticket to Rockettes performance, 5 breakfasts, 3 dinners, duty free shopping & HST EXEMPT.

Cost per person:  Twin $3310.00 & Single $4505.00

A deposit of $1200.00 is required at the time of booking, with the balance due by October 7, 2024

Travel insurance is available through our office at time of booking for an additional charge.