Spend Christmas & The Holidays in the Big Apple


Immerse yourself in the winter wonder of New York City this Christmas season—an unforgettable urban winter escape. Marvel at the twinkling lights and festive decor that adorn the streets of the Big Apple, creating a holiday atmosphere that's nothing short of magical. From the iconic Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting to the holiday windows that make Manhattan's stores a visual feast, NYC transforms into a yuletide paradise.

Discover the holiday magic with family-friendly activities at Macy's, where the spirit of Christmas comes alive with delightful shows and festive fun, perfect for travelers with children. Embrace the joy of the season by ice skating at the world-renowned rinks at Rockefeller Center, Bryant Park, and Central Park, quintessential NYC Christmas experiences.

For an exclusive holiday adventure, book a luxurious Day Trip or a festive Dinner Cruise along New York's glittering waters. With the holiday season being a peak time for tourism in NYC, it's essential to plan your trip and book these sought-after experiences well in advance. Secure your bespoke holiday tour with us today and ensure your Christmas in New York is filled with elegance, joy, and personalized touches that only the Big Apple can offer!

PLEASE REMEMBER: Christmas time is one of the busiest time of the year for New York City, and the most popular tours and activities are likely to sell-out even weeks in advance.

Christmas Extravaganza™


New York Skyline Tour
Long Island City & The Pepsi Cola Sign
Stroll around the lesser known Bay Ridge
The famous Dyker Heights: best Christmas Decoration
Colorful lights & over-the-top Decorations
Private Chauffeured Car
Perfect for the whole family: young and adults alike!
Panoramic Views at Dumbo by NIGHT
Stop at Fortunato's Brother

AVAILABILITY: Most afternoons from December 5 to January 3 (except Dec 24th, 25th and 31st). 
From USD $289.00

Embark on a captivating Christmas journey with our Christmas Lights & Skyline Views Tour now including the picturesque skyline views from Long Island City. This enchanting excursion blends the festive splendor of Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge's colorful houses with the scenic allure of New York City's skyline from Dumbo and Long Island City. Marvel at the grand holiday displays and immerse yourself in the unique charm of each neighborhood, making this tour a perfect blend of holiday magic and iconic city views. Experience a Christmas spectacle like no other in the heart of New York.

Location: New York
Duration: 6-hour

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Private Tour Guide Service™


Your Tailored Your NYC Experience
Bespoke Itineraries
We have been Touring NYC since the early 2000
Family-owned and operated business – 2 Generations!
Our Tour Guides are a mix of all the best NYC has to offer – native NYers, ex-pats, multi-cultural, multi-lingual, multi-ethnical.

AVAILABILITY: every day.
From USD $81.25

Experience New York City your way this holiday season with our Private Tour Guide service. Book a local, licensed guide for the hours you choose, and enjoy a custom-tailored itinerary that matches your interests. Perfect for navigating the festive hustle of the city, our service offers the ultimate flexibility and an intimate glimpse into NYC's holiday charm. Make your visit unforgettable—let us craft your personal, perfect New York moment.

Location: New York
Duration: 4+ hour

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Cruise on Christmas Eve


3-hour Dinner Cruise in the Bay
Delicious plated dinner with freshly prepared entrees, salads and desserts
Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea and water included
Guaranteed table for your party size
DJ entertainment
Holiday decor: holiday lights, pre-lit garland, white linens with red and green napkins
Cocktails, wine and beer from our cash bar


YACHT: Bateaux

Cancellations: all sales are final and non-refundable
From USD $250.00

Celebrate Christmas Eve with an unforgettable Dinner Cruise, where the spirit of the season comes alive in an intimate and warm setting. This exclusive experience offers the perfect blend of festive serenity and celebration, as you await Santa's arrival. Set against the backdrop of the city's twinkling lights, enjoy the enchanting melodies of a live acoustic trio and the captivating vocals of a female singer. Gather with loved ones and new friends alike to share in the joy and anticipation of the holiday—a night designed to create cherished memories.

Location: Pier 61, Chelsea Piers
Duration: 3.5 hours

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Bateaux New York New Year’s Day, Brunch Cruise


Duration 2.5 hours
Plated Brunch
Bottomless mimosas
Scenic views of the Manhattan, Brooklyn, and New Jersey skylines Live DJ entertainment
Dress code: casual attire


Cancellations: all sales are final and non-refundable
From USD $155.00

Welcome the New Year in style aboard the elegant Bateaux, featuring panoramic glass enclosures for unobstructed views of the cityscape. Indulge in a gourmet three-course meal, toast to new beginnings with our open bar, and experience exceptional service. As the evening unfolds, our onboard DJ will set the rhythm for a night of dancing and celebration, ensuring your entry into the New Year is as spectacular as the setting itself.

Adult: $155.00 
Child-Price (3-12) $35.00

Infants under three cruise free

DEPARTURE: from Pier 61, New York | Board: 11:30am  - Cruise: 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Location: Pier 61, Chelsea Piers | West 23rd and 12th Ave
Duration: 2H30

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The Christmas Package™


Accommodation (4 or 5 stars Hotel)
Airport Transfers
Bespoke Experiences (i.e.: walking tours)
Museum & Attraction Pass
Radio City Rockettes

AVAILABILITY: From late November to early January.
From USD $1,824.00

Experience the city that never sleeps like never before, basking in the magical glow of Christmas and creating unforgettable memories. Our expertly curated itinerary ensures discerning travelers an enchanting journey through the dazzling sights and iconic landmarks of the Big Apple during the holiday season. Book your Christmas Vacation in New York City with us.

Duration: 4 to 5 Days

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The Rockettes® Show


Step inside the Historic Radio City Music Hall
Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes®
MUST SEE for New Yorkers and Visitors alike
Choose your seat - we offer PREMIUM SEATING as well

AVAILABILITY: From November 17th to January 1st, 2024

Cancellations: all sales are final and non-refundable
From USD $70.00

Step inside the historic Radio City Music Hall® and witness the magic and excitement of the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes® Presented by QVC. No Christmas stay in New York City is complete without a visit to Radio City & The Rockettes!

Location: Radio City Music Hall
Duration: 1.5-Hour

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Historic Harlem & Gospel Choirs™


Private Walking Tour of approx. 1.5/2-hour
Professional local Tour Guide
Exploring Harlem and its history
Mass Service with Gospel Choir
Apollo Theater & other iconic landmarks around Harlem
Depending on the Itinerary – Strivers' Row, Sugar Hill or Mt Morris

AVAILABILITY: Every Sunday or Wednesday afternoon
From USD $81.25

Come and enjoy your Sunday Morning exploring with us the historic neighborhood of Harlem from the enchanting corners of Sugar Hill to the legendary Apollo Theater concluding with one of the most moving experiences - The Gospels! 

Location: New York
Duration: 4-hour

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Embark on a captivating journey through the soulful heart of the city with our private Harlem and Gospel Tours. Feel the power of a live Gospel choir, an experience that resonates with passion and history. Enhance your experience with a sumptuous Brunch, a perfect crescendo to a morning steeped in culture.

Venture into Brooklyn's Dyker Heights, a neighborhood renowned for its dazzling Christmas lights and ornate house decorations, a true feast for the eyes during the holiday season. Explore the city's landmarks with our comprehensive Sightseeing Tours, available both by day and by evening, offering a kaleidoscope of New York's charms. For an experience etched in luxury, set sail on our Yacht Cruises along New York's Bay. Toast to the season with special Gala Dinners curated for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve—each cruise a celebration of the city's skyline and the festive spirit.

Peruse our list of Top-selling Activities, curated for the ultimate Christmas Season experience in New York City, and choose the adventure that will define your holidays. Each tour is designed to showcase the city's festive best, ensuring your holiday memories are as dazzling as the Big Apple itself.  Book now to secure your spot in these popular excursions and celebrate the season with distinction.

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Top-Rated Escapes
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Flexible Travel

Embrace the freedom of stress-free planning. With our flexible cancellation policy, you can adapt as your plans evolve. Enjoy the liberty to change with most of our services and tours.

*Exclusions apply, see individual tours for details.*
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Giuseppe M. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
Excellent guide, excellent organisation, Irene always ready to respond, available in every topic with competence, you can feel the passion for her work. Her voice accompanied our tour, we will miss you!

From Google - January 2024
Antonella G. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
I am the owner of a Travel Agency. We are Italian in Erba, Eolo travel, I brought a small group and I entrusted myself to Tony. We received great service from start to finish. Punctuality and excellent guides.Thank you for the wonderful experience!!!

From Google - May 2024
Breanna A. | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
Irene was a FANTASTIC tour guide! She was so knowledgeable about the area and was so patient with all our questions. We stopped to use the bathroom and we got coffee halfway through, she was so kind! It was a pleasure learning about Brooklyn from you!

From TripAdvisor - April 2022
DCA1014 | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
I’m the biggest fan of Fall activities, but haven’t had a chance to do anything beyond Apple Picking in NJ. I decided to take a last minute 2 day trip with a friend in Hudson Valley, but didn’t know where to start [...] Thankfully I was able to use New York Welcome to do the hard work for us [...]

From TripAdvisor - October 2021
Carmine S. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
An extraordinary experience: I had the pleasure of having Irene as my guide for two days and thanks to the passion she puts into guiding you through the streets of NYC, the anecdotes, the trivia she lets you discover, and the facets she shows during the tour you can't help but fall even more in love with this wonderful city.

From Google - February 2024
Erica F. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
[...] unique, very professional, courteous, friendly we can only write positive adjectives, you made us feel at home and have the desire to return. Super recommended. Erica, Marco, Annalisa and Giuseppe.

From Google - December 2023
Keena B. | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
The SATC walking tour is fabulous! Our tour guide was amazing. Friendly, helpful, accommodating and so knowledgeable about the city. It was essentially 2 tours in 1. SATC and visits to historical places in the city. I give this tour 5 stars and definitely recommend. Grab your walking shoes and schedule one today!

From TripAdvisor - August 2021
Amber M. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
Our family had a wonderful experience seeing Ellis Island and Liberty Island! Irene was very knowledgeable and engaging for our three children ages 5, 9, and 12. We will definitely book again with her [...]

From Google - November 2022
Giorgia M. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
We did 2 tours together with our guide Irene in one day, Hoboken and the East side. What can I say, in addition to the wonderful places, she has made everything more magical [...]

From Google - January 2023
Pierangelo G. | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
Irene? as I have already said elsewhere, she truly deserves all the compliments that are paid to her. Available, friendly, prepared, in short, if you need an Italian speaking guide in New York, she is the right person. You deserve 5 stars and more!

From TripAdvisor - April 2024
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