Are you a lover of Movies and TV series and can’t wait to visit their main locations during your NYC vacation? You are in the right place.
With our NYC TV & MOVIE TOUR you will have the chance to visit iconic locations that have made movies and TV series memorable such as:
Friends, When Harry Met Sally, Home Alone 2, Ghostbusters, How I Met Your Mother and so many more!
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The experience begins in the heart of New York City, Times Square, which holds the notorious New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and is home to locations featured in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Glee and Friends with Benefits.
Then, pass by the swanky piano bar The Rum House, featured in Birdman.
Columbus Circle & Central Park South
As you venture into Columbus Circle you’ll see famous buildings like The Time Warner Center and Trump International, home to some of the most expensive real estate in the country.
Appearing in movies like Tower Heist, Enchanted and Ghostbusters, Columbus Circle is a New York staple that cannot be missed.
As you venture down Central Park South, get a glimpse of the locations that have set the stage in a number of the industry’s latest and greatest.
See the most filmed building in the world, The Plaza Hotel, as seen in films such as American Hustle, The Great Gatsby, Bride Wars, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, and Crocodile Dundee.
The Plaza’s Oak Room Bar set the stage for Hitchcock’s North by Northwest and was featured in the last season of Mad Men.
Out front is the beautiful Pulitzer Fountain that was replicated in the opening credits of Friends and also seen in Gossip Girl.
Upper East Side & Fabulous Fifth Avenue
Check out the famous locations from New York City’s funniest sitcoms on the exclusive Upper East Side. See Barney’s, a luxury department store, and the Pierre Hotel, the elegant landmark hotel right across from Central Park.
Continue your adventure and see the famous Fifth Ave stores that have been used in a number of films. Pass by FAO Schwarz, most famous for its role in the movie BIG, and see Tiffany & Co., which was featured on screen in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Glee and New Year’s Eve.
Cruising down Fifth Avenue the NYC TV & Movie Tour takes you past yet another Trump Tower that you’ll recognize as Wayne Enterprises in The Dark Knight.
Next pass the St. Regis Hotel, as seen in The Devil Wears Prada, Taxi Driver and Miss Congeniality. You can’t miss Rockefeller Center, home to The Tonight Show, Saturday Night Live, The Today Show, and countless other TV shows and movies.
See the New York Public Library, a filming location for Ghostbusters, Ted 2, 13 Going On 30, Sex and The City: The Movie and catch a glimpse of the Empire State Building, featured in King Kong, Sleepless in Seattle and An Affair to Remember.
Flatiron District and Washington Square Park
The journey continues as you approach the Flatiron Building, which you’ll recognize from Spider-Man, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and the famous scene from The Other Guys.
Across the street is Madison Square Park, the historic public square featured in Anchorman, I am Legend, The Adjustment Bureau and Something Borrowed. It’s also where Glee, The Mindy Project, Don Jon, Blue Bloods, and countless other movies and TV shows filmed.
Around the corner, you can spot the Comedy Cellar, a comedy club where many top comedians perform as featured in Louie and the McDonald’s as seen in Big Daddy.
The Tribeca area is famous for its annual film festival but is also a great location for filming. Your tour guide will escort you for a photo-op at the FDNY Hook & Ladder 8, known as the Ghostbusters’ Firehouse, also seen in Hitch and Seinfeld.
Greenwich Village, the Meatpacking District
In Greenwich Village, your guide will lead you off the grid, literally into the maze of one-hundred-year-old townhouses and cobblestone streets. You’ll appear in a familiar place, the perfect photo-op outside the Friends apartment building.
In the Meatpacking District, you’ll see the Standard Hotel, which has windows overlooking lower Manhattan, the High Line, and the Hudson River. This hotel also houses the Boom Boom Room that you’ll recognize from Gossip Girl, and The High Line, one of New York’s newest parks featured in Hitch, GIRLS, and The Mysteries of Laura.
Hovering high above is The Highline Hotel in the West Chelsea neighborhood, whose grounds were often featured as fictional “Hudson University” in Law and Order SVU.
Moving through Chelsea you’ll see Empire Diner from Men In Black II and Home Alone 2. Pass the Star on 18 Diner where Abby and Ilana recover after an all-nighter on Broad City.
Making your way through Midtown you’ll find the famous Macy’s in Herald Square, the flagship department store, used in holiday favorites Miracle on 34th Street and Elf. You’ll also see the Time-Life Building, a 48-story skyscraper on Sixth Avenue, featured in Mad Men.
Catch a glimpse of The Original Soupman, the popular soup restaurant featured in Seinfeld, and the Bank of America Tower, a 55-story skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan which plays the role of “Atlantis World Media” in The Newsroom.
Even enter the world of Daredevil on Eighth Avenue at the 50th street subway stop!
The NYC TV & Movie Tour ends at McGee’s Pub, the inspiration for MacLaren’s Pub featured in How I Met Your Mother, where you’ll have the opportunity to take photos, grab a drink or dine.
✅ Licensed Tour Guide
❌ Hotel pick-up and drop off
❌ Gratuities (never required, but highly appreciated if you enjoyed the tour)
People with mobility impairments: although the amount of walking is very limited, we get on and off our Bus multiple times during the tour
Non-refundable, cannot be rescheduled: Once purchased, tickets cannot be refunded and cannot be rescheduled because your space is being guaranteed at the event.
The meeting point is at the intersection of 51st Street and 7th Avenue.