weekend getaway in new york city

Weekend Getaway in
New York City

Welcome to New York City, one of the most vibrant cities in the world, famous for its art scene, culture, night life and architecture. This weekend, discover often-forgotten places, unexplored spaces, and historical sites to learn about the people and neighborhoods that made New York City what it is today.. Taste some of the best food in the city, get some fresh air in Central Park, participate in a graffiti tour and workshop, and get a glimpse of some of the famous museums that give the city its worldwide reputation. 

Why you will love this tour

Tour duration

4 days / 3 nights

5 days / 4 nights

Group size

4 - 12 travelers

Accommodation

Double room (single supplement available)

Departure dates

Every Friday for the 4 days

Every Thursday for the 5 days

weekend getaway in NYC

Highlights

  • Choose your guided tours to make your weekend unforgettable

  • Friday: Visit Lower Manhattan with guided tours of the Lower East Side and Greenwich Village

  • Saturday: Enjoy a Food tour in Harlem, 2-hour bike tour in Central, and visit 2 art institutions

  • Sunday: Start your day on the High Line then cross the Brooklyn Bridge for a graffiti workshop

Itinerary of your Weekend Getaway in New York City

Day 1 - Thursday:

Arrival at your hotel in Hell’s Kitchen, Ink 48*. Day and dinner at leisure (dinner not included).

 

Depending on your arrival time, you will meet your guide at the hotel and receive a MetroCard valid for unlimited subway rides for the duration of your trip.

 

Day 2 - Friday:

Day at leisure. Explore New York City on your own.

Optional excursion: Lower East Side & Greenwich Village

Today, you and your group will learn the rich history of the Lower East Side and discover often-forgotten places, unexplored spaces, and the many stories of migration in this neighborhood over the centuries. 

Be sure to bring your appetite, because you will start the day with a bagel from a legendary shop, and enjoy a delicious sandwich from a local delicatessen at the end of the morning (included)!

In the afternoon, continue with a guided tour of Greenwich Village, home to influential women throughout history. You’ll discover how these radical women helped shape the Village into the culturally rich and progressive neighborhood it is today.

Next you head to Union Square with a stop at the famous Strand bookstore, deemed the “undisputed king of the city’s independent bookstores” by the New York Times. You’ll finish your tour at Grand Central Station, where your guide will highlight the details of this Beaux-Arts wonder.

Day 3 - Saturday:

Day at leisure. Explore New York City on your own.

Optional excursion: Harlem, Central Park, and Museums

This morning, set out on a historical food tour of Harlem. You will taste renowned soul food as well as Caribbean and African cuisines at a variety of restaurants. Between tastings, you’ll learn about Harlem’s rich history and treasured architecture.

Continue with a guided bike tour of Central Park. You will soon understand why this park is so loved by locals and tourists alike; with its great views of the city's skyscrapers, it provides an easy escape far from the bustling city.

In the afternoon, you will visit two iconic arts venues on guided tours. Start with a guided highlights tour of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMa), the first museum to devote its programs and collection entirely to the modern movement. After your guided visit, explore the galleries to experience the unique collection of modern art.

Next, enjoy a guided tour of Radio City Music Hall. Known as “The Showplace of the Nation,” the legendary venue has played host to many of the biggest names in music, including Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Aretha Franklin and Paul Simon.

Rest of the day and dinner at leisure (not included).

 

Day 4 - Sunday:

Day at leisure. Explore New York City on your own.

 

Optional excursion: High Line & Graffiti Workshop

Make your way with your guide and the rest of the group this morning and head towards The Vessel. This interactive artwork was imagined as a focal point where people can enjoy new perspectives of the city and one another from different heights, angles and vantage points.

Next, enjoy a stroll on the High Line with magnificent views. Enjoy the tranquility of an oasis overlooking the traffic, which is particularly rare in New York.

In the afternoon, you'll make your way to Brooklyn with your guide and participate in a graffiti tour and workshop. Get acquainted with this particular form of art and get ready for some hands-on action as you create your own graffiti art!

End this busy day in Williamsburg, a hipster-chic neighborhood famous for its trendy shops and restaurants, and enjoy a locally produced beer in a well-loved brewery.

Day 5 - Monday:

End of your New York vacation. Say goodbye to your new friends and check out of your hotel. 

Option to stay three nights instead of four. In that case, check-in for your first night on Friday.

*Accommodations may vary based on departure date. The final hotel confirmation will be sent to you 15 days before your departure.

Package information

What is included

  • 3 or 4 nights of accommodation based on double occupancy with breakfasts included 

  • Transportation: NYC MetroCard – unlimited ride pass

  • Taxes, service, resort fees and tips for the above-mentioned services (not including the guide)

  • 24/7 hotline

Not included

  • Air fare

  • Insurance

  • Luggage storage

  • Transfers or transportation 

  • Services of a guide other than the ones listed

  • Tips for the drivers and guide

  • Personal expenses

  • Beverages and meals 

  • Any other visits, excursions, or entrance fees

Price starts at $839 per person*

*Based on 3 nights in a double room, depending on availability

4 days / 3 nights

Arrival on Fridays

5 days / 4 nights

Arrival on Thursdays

Price starts at $1,069 per person*

*Based on a double room, depending on availability

Travel with Teebsi

This New York vacation supports and provides exposure for local businesses. The optional visits and guided tours highlight different shops and stores with deep community roots.

The tour only uses public transportation to minimize its impact on the environment.

 

Your hotel has implemented green practices and is certified by the Green Key Eco-Rating Program.

Customize your New York City weekend

weekend getaway in new york city

Stay an extra night

Add a night at the beginning of your tour in the same hotel and enjoy New York a bit longer

weekend getaway in new york city

Guided tours

Add excursions to visit iconic neighborhoods: Harlem, Greenwich Village, Lower East Side, or Brooklyn

weekend getaway in new york city guided visit of radio city music hall

Art Scene

Visit the MoMa and Radio City Music Hall, participate in a graffiti workshop and street art tour

Cancellation Policy

If you must cancel your reservation, your cancellation fee will be determined according to the terms outlined below:

  • Full refund if cancellation is received 32 days or more from the departure date, minus the deposit ($200 per room)

  • 50% of the trip per person cancelled will be due for cancellation received between 31 and 8 days of the departure date

  • No refund will be provided for cancellation received between 8 days of departure and the departure date

The tour requires a minimum number of people. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Please refer to the full terms & conditions

Who is Teebsi

Teebsi creates mindful US Tours and Vacation Packages for conscious travelers, that provide a unique travel experience and positively impact local communities.

Our tours focus on conscious travel, meaningful moments with the local communities, and travel experiences that you won't find anywhere else. As part of our commitment for the local communities we travel to, we donate 1% of our sales to local nonprofits who work for the well-being of their community.

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