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New York City
Signature City New York: The Big Apple Experience (3 Nights)
New York, New York! From the amazing collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art to a ferry ride to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, experience the Big Apple’s pulsing energy.
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Program No. 6593RJ
Length
4 days
Starts at
899
Getting There
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At a Glance

Whether you’re a first-time explorer or a former New Yorker curious about your old haunts, experience the history, culture and amazing energy of the Big Apple. Trace the story of New York City from its Dutch beginnings to its time as capital of the new United States and on to a discussion of what the future holds. Learn about the city’s architecture, economy, diversity and politics. Expert-led field trips give you an insider’s view of New York City’s best known icons.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Walking 2-5 miles per day with lots of stairs. Public transportation used exclusively throughout program.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Discover the amazing collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a museum that is to New York what the Louvre is to Paris.
  • Explore the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, gateway to America for millions of immigrants.
  • Join a local expert for walks through iconic neighborhoods and dine at local eateries.

General Notes

You may enjoy a five-night version of this program, #8861. For details, call or go online.
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Richard Turnbull
Richard Turnbull is an assistant professor in the History of Art Department at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, and lectures regularly at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art. He has published numerous articles on topics from the challenges of being an adjunct professor to the photography of Luke Smalley, and has forthcoming articles on Islamic art and 70s pop music and culture. Richard earned his Ph.D. in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts.
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Angela Christensen
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John Kriskiewicz
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