October 22 – 26, 2019
Back once again by popular demand. Hosted by Michael Ballam and Guided by Barry Knight.
- 4 nights deluxe hotel accommodations at the Sheraton
- Orchestra seating at a popular Broadway musical (to be announced soon)
- An evening of opera with The Metropolitan Opera (Turandot)
- Guided New York City uptown sightseeing tour
- Special welcome, hosted by Michael Ballam
- Manhattan Skyline Harbor Cruise
- Private motor-coach transportation for tours and events
- Services of Tour Director, Barry Knight (26th Tour to NYC)
- Plus more amazing things are planned for your enjoyment
- Optional airfare at group rates available
$1749 per person/double occupancy
$1659 per person/triple occupancy
$1599 per person/quad occupancy
$2459 single occupancy
Rates listed above are for the land portion of the tour. Group airfare from Salt Lake City with Delta’s nonstop service can be purchased for $375.00 with Knight Tours and Cruises. Airfare can be arranged from other cities.
Call Knight Tours and Cruises 1-877-811-3244
Join Michael Ballam and Barry Knight as they host “The Ultimate New York City Tour”
Tuesday, October 22nd – “Start Spreading the News, We’re Leaving Today!” Our nonstop flight will have us arriving at the Newark, New Jersey airport in the afternoon and our private motor-coach will transfer us to the world’s most beloved city, New York City. Comfortable accommodations await you at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel, which is located in the heart of midtown Manhattan. The Sheraton is conveniently located on Seventh Avenue near Carnegie Hall, fashionable Fifth Avenue and Central Park. Other attractions that are just a few blocks away include Lincoln Center, Radio City Music Hall, Times Square and Broadway Theaters. This evening you will have time on your own to relax or explore in the “City That Never Sleeps.” Your Tour Director will supply you with plenty of options to fill your evening in this exciting city. (*Flight arrangements can be made for departures from other cities besides Salt Lake City. Please call for details).
Wednesday, October 23rd – Your morning will begin with a welcome by Michael Ballam, in which he will provide an opera informance and short concert for the group and share some of his memorable experiences of living and performing in this exciting city. In nearby Central Park, we will take a leisurely stroll so that you can experience a small section of this magnificent park. It is absolutely beautiful in October. In a city that has so much to offer, we have kept your late morning and afternoon free so that you can do as you desire. (Wednesday is the weekday that Broadway offers matinee performances). If theater is on your agenda today, you’ll have the opportunity to purchase discount tickets at the TKTS outlet and be dropped off in the theater district. Popular productions currently running include: Lion King, Phantom of the Opera, Tootsie, King Kong, Frozen, Wicked, Hamilton, Come From Away, Beautiful! The Carole King Musical and more! For those not attending the theater in the afternoon, perhaps a shopping spree is in order, lunch at Tavern on the Green, a view from the top of the Empire State Building or visit one of the city’s many great museums. Your evening is planned at the Lincoln Center for the performing arts. Our private motor-coach will transfer us from our hotel to the Lincoln Center where we will spend time at the world-renowned Metropolitan Opera House witnessing Puccini’s glorious opera “Turandot”.
Thursday, October 24th – Today we are off for an exciting adventure by embarking on a sightseeing tour of Manhattan. To help us learn more along the route, our local city guide, Marlayna Franklin, will point out interesting sights, with facts and information along the way. This tour is filled with many great sights of the city such as: Columbia University, Central Park, the Manhattan Temple, Museum Mile, Carnegie Hall, Radio City Musical Hall, Madison Square Garden, Times Square and the Empire State Building. As part of our sightseeing tour we will stop on Fifth Avenue where we will have time to enjoy lunch, visit the sights at Rockefeller Center and go inside St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The Downtown part of the tour will include Greenwich Village, Wall Street, Trinity Church, the September 9-11 Memorial and more. New York City promises and delivers the world’s top entertainment and tonight we’ll be treated to a grand Broadway production. The Broadway production will be selected after the Tony Awards in June. Private motor-coach transportation will be provided from the hotel to the theater and back.
Friday, October 25th – Today is your day free so that you can take a bite out of “The Big Apple.” Perhaps you would enjoy a carriage ride in Central Park, spend time at the world’s famous Museum of Natural History, tour the United Nations Building, walk across the Manhattan Bridge, or take a back-stage tour of Carnegie Hall or Radio City Musical Hall. There is never time to do all the exciting things that this great city has to offer …. but have fun today trying to accomplish as much as you desire. You may join your Tour Director, Barry Knight, for an optional tour. For those who are interested, we will take the subway as a group from the hotel to Battery Park, and catch the ferry ride for a visit to Liberty Island and marvel at the amazing Statue of Liberty. From Liberty Island we will take the ferry to Ellis Island where you’ll have time to explore this gateway of which over 12 million immigrants entered the United States. The cost of this optional excursion is $30.00 and includes the subway fare, ferry and park admission.
Saturday, October 26th – Before we give our regards to Broadway and leave the city, we will be enjoying a relaxing Harbor Cruise where we’ll have spectacular views of the Manhattan Skyline and get a close-up look at the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge. Then it is off to the airport for our late afternoon flight home.
This tour is back by popular demand and will fill fast.
Call today to secure your spot on this spectacular New York City Entertainment Tour.
Call Knight Tours and Cruises 1-877-811-3244
Please note that the events and venues of this itinerary may change from how the itinerary presently reads. As we secure reservations for the events we will firm up the day by day itinerary and advise all tour participants.