June 12, 2017 (monday)
Statue of Liberty
We will take the train/subway from JFK directly to Battery Park, you will be proved an e-tickets and go through the security check in line. We will then board the ferry. We suggest you make your way to the third level as the best views are from the open third level. On arrival at the Statue of Liberty, we will walk the grounds of the Statue of Liberty, take pictures, and enjoy the incredible view of Manhattan.
Ellis Island & Hard Hat Tour
America’s Front Door: Ellis Island
With some 40 percent of all Americans tracing at least one of their ancestors to Ellis Island, anyone looking deeper into the soul of the United States will need to understand the place Ellis Island occupies in the American mind. We will have the unique opportunity to participate in a Hard Hat Tour of the closed portions of the facility.
At the Tenement Museums Participants will enjoy of one of two tours:
For more information on the Tenement Museums, including access to online lesson plans please check their website below:
Optional Walking Tour New York City
Nighttime Tour (Optional): Central Park, Fifth Avenue, NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building, Trinity Cathedral, , Federal Hall, Irish Hunger Memorial, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Brooklyn Bridge
World Trade Center Museum
To save time and ensure a more authentic experience we will be travelling into NYC via the Long Island Railroad, in fact while in New York the majority of our travel will be via train or subway. If you are unfamiliar with NYC's train and subway system you may wish to review costs, schedules and general information on the websites below.