Welcome to the Big Apple, one of the greatest cities on earth! With the best of everything — food, culture, shopping — there's a new adventure waiting for you everywhere you go. See world-class entertainment at a Broadway show and take a backstage tour of Lincoln Center, home to some of the best musicians in the world. The Statue of Liberty, 9/11 Memorial and Museum, the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center are just some of the highlights of this 5-day itinerary.

Tour Highlights

  • Times Square
  • Empire State Building
  • Broadway Show
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Ellis Island Immigrant Experience
  • 9/11 Memorial and Museum
  • One World Observatory
  • Lincoln Center Backstage Tour
  • Rockefeller Center
  • 5th Avenue
  • Little Italy
  • Chinatown
  • 2 Performance Opportunities
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Itinerary

DAY 1: NEW YORK CITY

Arrive in the Big Apple and meet your Encore Tour manager! On arrival, check-in to your hotel and have dinner as a group. Stop in Times Square for a photo opportunity tonight, then ascend to the top of the Empire State Building for aerial night views of the city!

DAY 2: NEW YORK CITY

In the morning, you will perform your first concert! Have time for lunch and shopping in Times Square in the afternoon. Tonight, you will have dinner at a local restaurant before attending a show on Broadway!

DAY 3: NEW YORK CITY

Take a ferry to see the Statue of Liberty and the Ellis Island Immigrant Experience and Museum. After lunch, visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum and enjoy One World Observatory. Dinner will be at another great New York restaurant.

DAY 4: NEW YORK CITY

The highlight of your morning will be a backstage tour at Lincoln Center. If you're lucky you may even catch a New York Philharmonic rehearsal! Visit Rockefeller Center in the afternoon for lunch on your own followed by your second concert. Dinner will be at a local restaurant tonight.

DAY 5: DEPARTURE

Have some free time for shopping on 5th Avenue or spend the morning exploring Little Italy and Chinatown with your tour manager before departing for home.

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  • Add/Remove meals
  • Add/Remove a performance
  • Add or Remove Broadway Show

Add A Musical Highlight

  • Workshop with a member of the Philharmonic, Opera or Theater
  • Attend a show or concert at Carnegie Hall or Lincoln Center
  • Joint performance or school exchange
  • Workshop with local director
  • Tour Radio City Music Hall
  • Attend a MET Opera

Add An Activity Or Excursion

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • MoMA
  • Intrepid Air and Space Museum
  • Madison Square Garden
  • Coney Island
  • Central Park Zoo

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