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New York

Five Days, Five Boroughs

Discover authentic New York on insider-led walks as you learn about architecture, historic monuments and cultural institutions in each of the city’s five boroughs.
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Program No. 1725RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,749
New York

Five Days, Five Boroughs

Discover authentic New York on insider-led walks as you learn about architecture, historic monuments and cultural institutions in each of the city’s five boroughs.
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,749
Program No. 1725 RJ
Prefer to enroll or inquire by phone? 800-454-5768
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DATES & starting prices
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May 9 - May 14, 2021
Starting at
1,799
May 23 - May 28, 2021
Small group
Starting at
1,999
Jun 13 - Jun 18, 2021
Starting at
1,749
Sep 19 - Sep 24, 2021
Starting at
1,899
Oct 3 - Oct 8, 2021
Small group
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2,099
Nov 7 - Nov 12, 2021
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1,899
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
May 9 - May 14, 2021
Starting at
2,479
May 23 - May 28, 2021
Small group
Starting at
2,699
Jun 13 - Jun 18, 2021
Starting at
2,429
Sep 19 - Sep 24, 2021
Starting at
2,649
Oct 3 - Oct 8, 2021
Small group
Starting at
2,849
Nov 7 - Nov 12, 2021
Starting at
2,649

At a Glance

Think you know New York? We invite you to come explore and get to know the whole city. Each day, discover fascinating aspects of each of the five boroughs on educational field trips to meet its people, experience its cultural institutions and explore historic neighborhoods with insider perspectives. Top off your experience with a ride from the inspirational to the sublime, from the rebirth of the Bronx to mansions on the Hudson.
Activity Level
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Walking 5–8 miles per day with lots of stairs. Public transportation used exclusively throughout program.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Discover the fascinating history and architecture of New York boroughs with narrated walks and illustrated lectures.
  • Get to know multi-ethnic Queens — the most diverse county in the U.S.
  • Walk the magnificent Brooklyn Promenade and ride a ferry past the Statue of Liberty to Staten Island.

General Notes

Select dates are designated for small groups and are limited to 24 participants or less. This is a standard Road Scholar program with a maximum of 38 participants.
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John Kriskiewicz
John is a native New Yorker with a professional degree in architecture from Pratt Institute. He has taught courses focusing on architectural and city planning history at Parsons School of Design, The Cooper Union, Fashion Institute of Technology, Stern College for Women, and Manhattan College. John has designed travel programs and lectures for many of New York City’s institutions and corporations including Road Scholar/Explore New York. He admits to a special affinity for New York’s extensive infrastructure as well as its Mid-Century Modern heritage.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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John is a native New Yorker with a professional degree in architecture from Pratt Institute. He has taught courses focusing on architectural and city planning history at Parsons School of Design, The Cooper Union, Fashion Institute of Technology, Stern College for Women, and Manhattan College. John has designed travel programs and lectures for many of New York City’s institutions and corporations including Road Scholar/Explore New York. He admits to a special affinity for New York’s extensive infrastructure as well as its Mid-Century Modern heritage.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
International Express: New Yorkers on the 7 Train
by Tonnelat & Kornblum
The Island at the Center of the World
by Russell Shorto
722 Miles: The Building of the Subways and How They Transformed New York
by Clifton Hood
Ladies & Gentlemen, The Bronx is Burning
by Jonathan Maler
Here Is New York
by E. B. White
The Death And Life Of Great American Cities
by Jane Jacobs
Mannahatta: A Natural History of NYC
by Sanderson & Boyer
Time and Again
by Jack Finney
The Great Bridge
by David McCullough
New York
by Edward Rutherford
The Power Broker
by Robert Caro
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
by Betty Smith
Let The Great World Spin
by Colum McCann





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