11559
New York City
New York City: Grandparent Adventures by Land and Sea
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.
Program No. 11559RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
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
Moderately Challenging
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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Angela Christensen
Angela Christensen is a licensed New York City excursion leader who has extensive experience in event planning and hospitality. She worked with the Wildlife Conservation Society managing events in the Bronx Zoo, Central Park, Prospect Park, the Queens Zoo and the New York Aquarium. Now, she loves showing off her city with lifelong learners from around the world!
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Angela Christensen
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