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New York City 2024

New York City 2024

Flight 93, Ellis and Liberty Islands, Skyline Night Cruise, Empire State Building, National September 11 Memorial Museum, Top of the Rock, Hershey's Chocolate World

New York City 2024

  • May 16-22, 7 Days, 9 Meals

  • New York City, NY


This just might be the most amazing city in the world. Let Van Galder show you around!

Day 1

Allow the Midwestern states of Indiana and Ohio fade behind you as you draw closer to the excitement of the East Coast. Tonight is spent near the Pennsylvania border in Youngstown, OH.

Day 2

FLIGHT 93 MEMORIAL: You will be moved at this hallowed ground. The interactive Visitor's Center honors the 40 passengers who lost their lives in a Pennsylvania field that fateful September 11.


Day 3

ELLIS & LIBERTY ISLANDS: America's immigration story comes to life here. First, ferry to Ellis Island to explore the museum that was America's immigration station and includes the American Immigrant Wall of Honor. After, head to Liberty Island to admire the Statue of Liberty, a symbol of freedome worldwide.

SKYLINE NIGHT CRUISE: Take in spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline, illuminated Statue of Liberty, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Tonight will definitely be a night to remember!

B, D

Day 4

NEW YORK CITY TOUR: Take a bite of the Big Apple during a half-day motorcoach tour with a local step-on guide - a true New Yorker!

TOP OF THE ROCK AT ROCKEFELLER PLAZA: Take the elevator up to the newly renovated 70th floor open-air roof deck, high atop Rockefeller Center, for sweeping views.

SUMMIT ONE VANDERBILT: Explore three levels of mind-bending multi-sensory immersive experiences that will forever change the way you view New York.

TIMES SQUARE: Bring your camera because you've never seen lights like these! You'll feel the energy of the city in this spot.

B, D

Day 5

NATIONAL SEPTEMBER 11 MEMORIAL & MUSEUM: A solemn and important stop to honor the memory of nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives when the Twin Towers came crashing down. A guided tour through multimedia displays, archives, marratives, and authentic artifacts tells the story of the attacks and the aftermath. See the historic Survivor Stairs, the tridents, photographs, recorded testimonies, and tributes of rememberance.

GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL: Did you know 750,000 people pass through this spot every day? But it's more than a transportation hub. You'll find 60 shops, 35 restaurants and so much history, too.

EMPIRE STATE BUILDING: Enjoy time to take in the sweeping views of the city high atop this iconic building, an art deco masterpiece.

B, D

Day 6

HERSHEY'S CHOCOLATE WORLD: Satisfy your sweet tooth at this fun stop en route home. Get a tour of the chocolate-making process, shop for the perfect chocolate gift, or indulge in a treat or two.


Day 7

Approach hometown cities, sharing your favorite "Big Apple" adventure before saying so long to new friends.


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

DEPOSIT: $50 per person due at time of reservation; final payment due April 1, 2024.


ACCOMMODATIONS: Hampton Inn, Youngstown, OH (2 nights); Hyatt Place, Secaucus, NJ (4 nights).


TOUR INCLUSIONS: Professional tour director, motorcoach transportation, accommodations, luggage handling, admissions, and 9 meals, including 6 breakfasts and 3 dinners.


TRAVEL INSURANCE: Optional, but highly recommended.


ACTIVITY LEVEL 3 / HEAVY WALKING: Physical stamina required. Stair climbing, longer periods of walking and/or standing may be involved, along with higher elevations and longer days. Participants must be able to keep up with group.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Janesville, WI Van Galder Terminal
3120 N. Pontiac Dr., Janesville WI
Madison, WI Dutch Mill Park & Ride
4545 East Broadway, Madison WI
Rockford, IL Van Galder Terminal
7559 Walton St., Rockford IL
South Beloit, IL Fas Mart/McDonald's ($3 per day)
Hwy 75 and I90, South Beloit IL
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Janesville WI 53548

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