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History trips to New York

New York has had a fascinating history and an educational history study trip will ensure your group get the best out of the experience.

For students of US History, the ‘Big Apple’ is the ideal city to begin exploring the key factors that have made modern America. From Boom and Bust, through New Deal, Civil Rights and the Vietnam and Cold War right up to the events of the early 21st Century, FHT can provide you with a tour that meets your requirements. Tour highlights could include: A walking tour of Downtown Manhattan, Ellis Island and the Immigration Museum, a Civil Rights walking tour in Harlem and the 9/11 Memorial Museum.

Further and Higher Travel will help you create an unforgettable student trip to this fantastic city so contact the experts at FHT Group Tours today for your competitive tailor made quote and an excellent school or college group trip to New York.

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Itineraries

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Day 1

Morning

Flight from UK to USA

Day 2

Morning

Guided walking tour of Midtown Manhattan including key sites such as Fifth Avenue, 42nd Street, Broadway, Central park and Times Square.

Afternoon

Liberty Island, Ellis Island and the Immigration Museum: travel by ferry, past the Statue of Liberty, to Ellis Island, which from 1892 to 1924, was America's largest and most active immigration station, where over 12 million immigrants were processed.

Evening

Visit to the Empire State Building.

Day 3

Morning

Harlem Civil Rights walking tour: the story of Harlem’s impact on the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s.

Afternoon

911 Memorial Museum: Serving as the principal institution for examining the implications of the events of 9/11, the museum documents their impact and explores the continuing significance of the events in modern history.

Evening

Chance to go and watch a Broadway Show.

Day 4

Morning

United Nations Building: Guided tour focussing on the structure, history and organisation of the UN whose representatives discuss and decide issues of peace, justice and economic and social well being.

Afternoon

Free time for last minute sightseeing and shopping Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

Day 5

Morning

Arrive back in the UK.

Accommodation

All questions answered promptly - an excellent service all round.

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