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New Nightly Holiday Light Show at the Empire State Building

Posted by Stephanie Kelly, High School Teacher and Instructional Coach on Dec 18, 2019 10:38:17 PM


Visitors traveling to New York City this week will be treated to a nightly holiday light show at the iconic Empire State Building from December 19-25.  The Empire State Building will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Mariah Carey's famous holiday song, "All I Want for Christmas Is You" with a music-to-light show.   We've got all the details for what you need to know about the nightly display.


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Topics: NYC, Empire State Building

Retro Ice Skating Rink Opening at JFK this Winter

Exciting news for any winter-loving visitors traveling through the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City.  On November 30, the new TWA Hotel at JFK International Airport is adding a 56’x44’ ice skating rink, dubbed “The Runway Rink.”


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Topics: NYC, School Trip to NYC

Your 2019 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Guide!

It's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is a little over a week away.  And perhaps there is no Thanksgiving Day tradition greater than the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.  If you're heading to NYC this Thanksgiving or simply watching from the comforts of home while cooking your turkey, we've got your Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2019 Guide with all the details you need to know.

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Topics: NYC

Happy 133rd Birthday to the Statue of Liberty!

Today marks 133 years since the Statue of Liberty was dedicated in New York City in 1886.  The famous symbol of American freedom stands on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York.  As one of the most recognizable statues in the world, no class trip to New York City is complete without a visit to the Statue of Liberty. 


Read on to check out our 5 favorite ways to experience the Statue of Liberty with students.  

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Topics: NYC, School Trip to NYC, New York City, Statue of Liberty, Student Trip to NYC

Museum of Modern Art Reopens in NYC

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) reopened its doors to the public after being closed since early June for a nearly $450 million renovation.  The expansion is bringing the art to the streets, literally.  


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Topics: NYC, School Trip to NYC, Student Trip to NYC, Museum of Modern Art

Empire State Building to Open New Second Floor Observatory Experience Today

The Empire State Building is unveiling the second phase of its top-to-bottom reimagined Observatory Experience. The 10,000 square-foot, $165 million dollar project  is located on the second floor of the iconic building and opens to the public July 29th.  

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Topics: NYC, Student Trip to NYC, Empire State Building

Winter "ONEderland" Offers Visitors a New Experience Atop NYC

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Nov 21, 2017 2:07:40 PM


From a Glacier Cave to the Snowy SkyPod, groups visiting New York City this holiday season can have an all new experience at One World Observatory.


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Topics: NYC

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