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A politics school trip to New York will allow your students to witness firsthand the effects of mass immigration on a city’s makeup!
Explore the range of diverse neighbourhoods, from Harlem to Chinatown. And visit the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, where the journey for most American arrivals originally began. You may also like to take the opportunity to explore the financial district and Wall Street, where the crash of 1929 led to the Great Depression, which lasted 10 long years.
Want to give more students the opportunity to visit New York? Make your school trip cross-curricular - New York offers incredible opportunities for art, business studies, maths and religious studies among many more.
Visit Ellis Island!
Take a Walking Tour of the Financial District!
Take a civil rights-themed tour of Harlem!
MorningFlight from UK to New York
AfternoonTransfer to accommodation on arrival
EveningOptional evening meal at local restaurant
MorningTake a Civil Rights Tour of Harlem
AfternoonVisit the American Museum of Natural History or the Tenement Museum
Visit the Empire State Building for evening views across the city
Optional evening meal at local restaurant
Travel down to Battery Park and take the ferry for views across the city and the Statue of Liberty
Visit the Immigration Museum on Ellis Island
AfternoonTake a walking tour of the Financial District, guided or self-guided, and learn the Wall Street story
Optional evening meal at a Times Square restaurant
Chance to enjoy a Broadway show
MorningVisit the United Nations for a tour of the building and to learn about the organisation
AfternoonTransfer to the airport
EveningOvernight flight back to the UK
MorningArrive back in the UK
- 3 nights' bed and breakfast accommodation
- Airport transfers in resort
- All flights including tax
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- Detailed information pack
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- Itinerary planning service
American Museum of Natural History
Bring your group to the American Museum of Natural History!Nothing rivals the range of…
Civil Rights and Social Justice Tour of Harlem
Learn more about the northern Civil Rights movement and the continued struggle for social…
Between 1892 and 1954, twelve million immigrants first set foot on American soil at the…
Empire State Building
Reaching more than a quarter of a mile into the Manhattan sky, the Empire State Building…
Financial District Walking Tour
This four hour guided walking tour, weaves together history, events, architecture and…
Harlem Civil Rights Tour
The Harlem Civil Rights Tour visits sites in Harlem associated with the Civil Rights…
Statue of Liberty
No trip to New York would be complete without a visit to the Statue of Liberty; the ci…
The Tenement Museum demonstrates the experiences of a variety of immigrants and migrants…
HI New York is Manhattan’s premier hostel, and is located in a landmark building on the Upper West Side. The building was built in 1883 to help widows of both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 and re-opened as HI New York in 1990.
The hostel offers clean, modern, mixed and separate male/female dormitory-style accommodation (4 - 12 bedded rooms) with shared bathrooms in the hallways. Linen, towels and a housekeeping service are provided. Private rooms with and without baths are also available (subject to availability).
The hostel is situated just one block from Broadway Avenue and a main subway line, and only minutes from Central Park.
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