11559
New York
New York City by Land and Sea With Your Grandchild
Take the adventure of a lifetime as you discover New York with your grandchild, exploring must-see sites and renowned cultural attractions as you learn the story of this iconic city.
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Program No. 11559RJ
Length
6 days
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1,599
Getting There
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At a Glance

Discover the excitement of America’s greatest, most energetic city together with a grandchild. Enjoy expert-led field trips by land and sea to the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the United Nations, Rockefeller Center, Chinatown and Little Italy. Learn why New York City is one of the greatest places on earth and take home wonderful memories of your time together.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Participants should be prepared for six hours of physical activity every day, involving extensive urban walking of up to 5 miles. The program also makes heavy use of public transportation across New York City. This includes taking the subway, and therefore going up and down a lot of stairs.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore the “Kids End” of Central Park.
  • Spend a day at Coney Island, home to one of the United States' oldest wooden roller coasters.
  • Take a boat excursion to the iconic Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, gateway to America for millions of immigrants.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 9-12. For a comparable family adventure for all generations, check out program #21019!
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Tom Bernardin
As a National Park Service Guide at Ellis Island, Tom Bernardin became an avid collector of Statue of Liberty memorabilia — and his association with Ellis Island inspired him to write "The Ellis Island Immigrant Cookbook: The Story of Our Past Told Through the Recipes and Reminiscences of our Immigrant Ancestors." He has made guest appearances on National Public Radio, the TV Food Network, Arts and Entertainment and the History Channel.
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