New York invites consideration of a range of study themes which will develop your students' understanding of many subject areas, from how businesses operate to providing an artistic hub for budding creatives. A visit to New York City is an ideal choice for students looking to understand the bigger picture.
At WST we offer the following trips to New York:
We also create a perfectly balanced school trip by adding in your choice of world famous tourist attractions. From a trip to Central Park to a visit to the iconic Times Square, we’ll make a trip to New York an unforgettable one for your students.
As always, the best way to get around and enjoy the sites of a city is on foot, especially when there’s so much to see and do. We offer a wide choice of walking tours that can be tailored to your study needs and interests. The most popular of our tours cover Midtown and Downtown Manhattan, from Fifth Avenue to Wall Street, you’ll cover it all.
With this in mind, most of our accommodation is based in Manhattan so you’re close to all the attractions. After a long day packing in the sights of New York, there’ll be nothing better than the convenience of a comfortable bed close by. We offer a range of accommodation choices from youth hostels to 3 star hotels to suit various budgets.
Dining in style
Whatever the tastes of your students, New York is sure to cater to them. We can book tables at an exciting range of restaurants in great locations. Popular choices include Planet Hollywood, Hard Rock Café and Bubba Gump Shrimp. If you’re looking for a bit of entertainment while you eat, try Dave & Busters or Ellen’s Stardust Diner for a unique dining experience.
A visit to New York would not be complete without a trip to Broadway to see a show, or a visit to the top of the Empire State Building. Tailored to take you to see whatever is of interest to you and your students our expert New Yorkers, Garry, Alex and their team of guides will ensure you have a memorable trip from start to finish. Each student will also get an ‘I Love NY’ T-shirt as a reminder of their trip.
Garry will also be available to provide support to you 24 hours a day throughout your stay.
For visitors on a budget, the Staten Island Ferry offers visitors a spectacular view of the Statue of Liberty for photo opportunities. The ferry ride is free, as opposed to the official harbour cruise which costs $21 for adults.
To book your once in a lifetime trip to New York, get in touch with one of our specialist tour operators here.