Student Travel In New York

(Planning Student Group Trips to New York)

New York



As the single most populous city in the United States, New York City is brimming with fine dining, high-end shopping, and entertainment opportunities. Take a bus tour through Times Square or visit the shops in SoHo before spending the evening at one of New York’s thousands of restaurants. All of NYC’s most popular attractions are easily accessible by foot, taxi, or public transportation, and you are always just a few blocks away from the next great experience.

Whether your interests lie in art and culture, sports and leisure, or ethnic cuisine, you will find it all in New York City.

Because New York City is so large, you cannot expect to do it all in one trip. When you are ready to start planning your visit to NYC, we will be happy to help you create a trip itinerary that hits all of your must-see attractions. Whether you are looking for affordable lodging in downtown Manhattan or you want to find the best bus tour of the city, we are here to help.

As you start planning your visit to New York City, we encourage you to include some of the following attractions in your trip itinerary.



  • 9/11 Memorial & Museum
  • American Museum of
  • Natural History
  • Bronx Zoo
  • Carnegie Hall
  • Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
  • Central Park
  • Central Park Zoo
  • Circle Line Boat
  • Times Square
  • Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island
  • Empire State Building


  • Grand Central Terminal
  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
  • Lower East Side Tenement Museum
  • Madame Tussauds
  • Madison Square Garden
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • New York Aquarium
  • New York Botanical Garden
  • New York Public Library
  • Radio City Music Hall


  • Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
  • Rockefeller Center
  • Guggenheim Museum
  • Sony Wonder Technology Lab
  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral
  • The Cloisters Museum and Gardens
  • Top of the Rock
  • Trinity Wall Street
  • United Nations
  • Natural History
  • National Museum of the American Indian


  • Julliard University
  • Columbia University
  • New York University
  • Fordham University
  • Hunter College
  • St. John’s University
  • Lehman College
  • New York Film Academy
  • Manhattan College
  • Manhattan School of Music

Performing Arts 

  • Broadway Musicals and Plays
  • New York Philharmonic
  • New York City Ballet
  • Alvin Ailey American Dance
  • American Ballet Theater
  • Metropolitan Opera
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center


  • New York Knicks
  • New York Liberty
  • New York Yankees
  • New York Mets
  • New York Rangers
  • New York Red Bulls
  • New York Giants
  • New York Jets


  • Tony’s Di Napoli
  • Birdland Jazz
  • Guy’s American Kitchen
  • John’s on Times Square
  • Bubba Gumps
  • Buca di Beppo
  • Ellen’s Stardust Diner
  • Jekyll and Hyde Club
  • Medieval Times
  • Hard Rock Cafe
  • Hill Country Barbeque
  • Planet Hollywood
  • Carmine’s Italian
  • Pizzeria Uno
  • Applebees
  • Dallas BBQ
  • Dave & Busters


  • South Street Seaport
  • 5th Avenue
  • SOHO
  • Madison Avenue


  • Newark Airport (EWR)
  • Kennedy Airport (JFK)
  • Laguardia Airport (LGA)
  • Amtrak
  • New York City Subway

NYC Performance Tours for Student Dance Groups

NYC is all about dance.  And some of the world’s most prominent performers and teachers hail from the Big Apple.  Names like Martha Graham and Alvin Ailey might ring a bell.

NYC performance tours for student dance groups are an adventure like no other and there’s no better way to go than with Peak Performance Tours.

We’ve got the goods on the best of the best, from Radio City Music Hall to the dance studios where stars are made, not born.


The Great White Way needs no introduction.  It’s a street on which dancers’ dreams are lived.  It’s here that the great Debbie Allen became a star of the stage and where Chita Rivera first wowed audiences in West Side Story.

Stoke the fire in your dance students’ bellies with a visit to one of Broadway’s legendary spectacles.  This is where working dancers make their bread and butter entertaining people from around the world.  Is there a star waiting in the wings of your dance class?

Meet a Rockette

There’s nothing “second best” about being a Rockette.  These hard-working dancers are some of the world’s finest.  Day in and day out, they work to create some of the most incredibly exciting choreographies to ever grace a stage.  Their work is about a lot more then high kicking in a chorus line.  They train hard to be the best, as world ambassadors of Radio City Music Hall.

Join Radio City Music Hall’s Stage Door Tour and meet a Rockette in real life.  Following the tour, which describes the history and highlights of this internationally-famed venue, ask a Rockette what it’s like to make a living on such an iconic stage, in such an iconic role.

Alvin Ailey – NYC dance star

As one of the premier proponents of American dance, Alvin Ailey has created something amazing with his Ailey School and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre.

Take 10 or more students to tour the school.  It’s guaranteed they will be dreaming big dreams after a look at this elite facility.  Arrange for a private class, join an open class or observe as your dancing colleagues hone their craft.

Later, take in a thrilling performance at the dance venue.  Share with your students the inspiration of seeing some of the most accomplished dancers in the world perform.

Born in the Bronx – Hip-Hop

NYC is home to the Bronx, a hallowed place for lovers of hip-hip music and dance, because this is where it was born in the early 1970s.  It’s here in the South Bronx that the musical art of sampling was invented by the masters of the form, including the greatest of them all, Grandmaster Flash.

Students of hip-hop dance will find much to love in NYC, including the classes offered at The Ailey Dance School.

House of Movement is a studio entirely dedicated to the art of hip-hop dance, also offering classes in the street style genre, in Hell’s Kitchen

Go with Peak

Dance in the streets of NYC with the pros at Peak.  Contact us!