If you’re a huge movie and television fan and you’re looking for something different to do during your trip to New York City, there are many creative tours available to you and your travel companions.  New York City is the backdrop for countless classics, and continues to be the setting for many contemporary movies and TV shows today.  Here are a few New York City movie tours to check out during your trip.

Sex and the City
This tour takes you all over the city, starting in Midtown and visiting many of the famous sites from the TV series and films. After visiting shops, restaurants and landmarks like the New York Public Library, the tour heads downtown to Greenwich Village and SoHo, followed by the Meatpacking District.  Tour goers can shop and dine throughout the tour.

Holiday Lights and Movie Sites
This tour is available seasonally, from the end of November until the first week in January.  A great activity to add to a holiday trip, the Holiday Lights and Movie Sites tour begins at Columbus Circle and takes participants to many of the landmarks serving as backdrops for holiday favorites.  Elf, Home Alone 2, Miracle on 34th Street, and Scrooged are just a few of the films included in this tour.

TCM Classic Movie Tour
This tour is wide ranging and a great way to see the city, regardless of your level of familiarity with the Classics. The tour includes fun and interesting movie trivia while taking visitors to 60 sites, depicted in such films as King Kong, Rosemary’s Baby, You’ve Got Mail, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and many more.

Central Park TV and Movie Site Tours
There are 40 locations in this tour visitors are taken to within Central Park, the setting of countless films both new and old.  Central Park in itself is huge, so a guided tour is great for tourists seeking to see their favorite classic movie spots.


All of these tours and many more are offered by http://onlocationtours.com/.

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