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New York Holiday Lights and Movie Sites Tour

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USD 51.00
2 travellers
    What to Expect
    This New York City holiday sightseeing tour begins in Manhattan. Hop on your tour bus, and head to Central Park West, home of the world-famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and one of the key filming locations in the movies Elf and Mr. Popper’s Penguins.

    Then it’s on to the Upper West Side to relive holiday scenes from Scrooged and New Year’s Eve before moving on to Lincoln Center for a festive photo op with its beautiful Christmas tree.

    In Central Park, relive the scenes from Wollman Rink in Home Alone 2 and the Bethesda Fountain in Elf. On the Upper East Side, see the restaurant from Serendipity. Back in midtown Manhattan, remember scenes from Eloise at Christmastime and The Family Man before hitting Rockefeller Center for a viewing of the most famous Christmas tree in New York—as seen in Home Alone 2, Elf, and Noel. Continue down Fifth Avenue, and find the decorated windows at Lord and Taylor before finishing your tour at the world-famous Macy’s store in Herald Square, home to the “real Santa” in the 1947 Christmas classic Miracle on 34th Street.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1889 Broadway, New York, NY 10023, USA
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    6 Av/W 40 St, New York, NY 10018, USA
    • Transport by heated coach
    • Professional guide
    • Entry/Admission - On Location Tours
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible - please advise at the time of booking
    • Coach has restroom on board
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    I love New York City but never more than when it is Christmas time. I love the lights and all the decorations and to see it all from the bus and to know all the movies that were filmed and where allowed me to see NYC from a new vantage point. The guide, Max, was great giving
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    We did this trip with the family to see the city lit up for Christmas holiday. Our tour guide Max was amazing. The tour is as you would expect, going over the numerous sites where movies were filmed and seeing NYC in all its holiday splendor. Max, was knowledgeable, funny and
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    Response from OnLocationTours, Digital Marketing Coordinator at New York Holiday Lights and Movie Sites Tour
    Responded 22 Jan. 2019
    So glad you enjoyed the tour and spending some time with Max!
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    Max Brand's delightful tour was the highlight of my holiday visit to NYC. Not only did I visit several hot spots in NYC via the tour, I learned the history and significance while being entertained! it is an experience not to be missed! Max's clever anecdotes and comedic style
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    The tour was fine but nothing special as we expected. I think the lack of focus on the Holiday lights was the reason for a lack of a WOW factor. The actor/tour guide was more into movie locations. Ironically he did not pick out very interesting clips as part of his "schtick"
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    We recently went to NYC and in order to get in to the Christmas spirit we my wife and I booked ourselves on to the 'Holiday Lights & Movie Sites Tour' provided by On Location Tours. The tour itself consists of a coach ride around a fairly small area of Manhattan, pointing out
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    Response from OnLocationTours, Public Relations Manager at New York Holiday Lights and Movie Sites Tour
    Responded 27 Dec. 2018
    Thanks, Andrew! We love Max and we're so happy you enjoyed the tour.
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 2h 30m
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    • Languages Offered: English
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