Country Travel Discoveries 2017 Discovery Tours Catalog (Final Edition) : Page 54

HANCE! C T S LA Top op o p of f th t h e Ro R o ck/ c k/ ck / Pa Pau au l Wa a W rch r h ol o Amazing City Views Atop Famed Rockefeller Center New York, New York! From Central Park to Broadway to the World Trade Center Memorial, a Captivating Visit to the Big Apple See famed sites of the Big Apple the CTD way! Enjoy two Tony Award-winning shows, be moved by such powerful landmarks as the World Trade Center Memorial, Statue of Liberty, and Strawberry Fields, and visit world-famous arts, entertainment, cultural and financial centers. Get “off the beaten path” to experience NYC’s classic, colorful neighborhoods, from the sidewalks, the Top of f the Rock, and “locals only y know w about” ” walkways. Stay y on the trendy goes on hiatus Upper Up ppe r West West Side—one S id d e— e on e of o f N New ew w Y York’s ork’ s most mos t prized p ri ze d neighborhoods. n ei e i gh g h b bo rh h oo d ds . Tour To ur r g oe s o n h iatus in i i n 2018. 2 01 8. 8 NPS N Liberty Lib ert t y I Is Island lan d C l Cr Cruise uis i e DAY 1 –WELCOME TO NYC! Kick off your Big Apple adventure with a welcome dinner with fellow travelers at the starting hotel conveniently near LaGuardia Airport. D DAY 2–TOP OF THE ROCK/CENTRAL PARK/UPPER WEST SIDE This morning, head to Manhattan’s Lower East Side, where fascinating stories are brought to life at 97 Orchard Street; between 1863 and 1930, this tenement building housed nearly 7,000 working class immigrants making a new life, working for a better future, and starting families with limited means. Then, head uptown to visit Rockefeller Center, famed for Radio City Music Hall, NBC Studios, and its festive Christmas tree and ice skating rink. Its Top of the Rock observation deck, a thrilling 70 stories up, offers amazing views of Central Park, the Hudson River branches, and Manhattan’s skyline in all directions. Next, unpack for the rest of the trip at the Hotel Beacon, a haven of comfort and elegance set amid tree-lined streets and landmark buildings of the historic Upper West Side. Your Discovery Director will take you on an orientation walk through the charming neighborhoods located in what’s also known as “Central Park West”. B, D DAY 3–STATUE OF LIBERTY CRUISE/LINCOLN CENTER BEHIND-THE-SCENES Enjoy free time to relax, shop or explore Central Park West this morning. Later, a cruise on the Hudson brings magnificent views of the world’s premier skyline and a chance to experience the Statue of Liberty up close. En route, you’ll find stunning photographic opportunities at such sites as Pier 54 (where survivors of the Titanic were transported), the USS Intrepid Battleship, Battery Park, Ellis Island, Wall Street, the site of Captain Sullivan’s US Airways landing, and the new and modern New Jersey waterfront. Next, go inside a real NY cultural institution: prestigious Lincoln Center—home to the Metropolitan Opera, NYC Ballet, New York Philharmonic, Juilliard School, and others. In a private tour of its venerable theater Central Park NYS NY N YS Y S DE DED D E 54 TRAVEL EXPERIENCES : Personalized, Different, Real |

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