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Holiday Lights & Movie Sites Tour by On Location Tours

See how New York City sparkles during the holidays as you spot iconic landmarks and you’re guided to some of the city’s hidden gems all from the comfort of a nice warm bus.

Visit the locations where your favorite holiday movies were filmed throughout Manhattan!

Whether you’re visiting New York or looking for a unique holiday experience in your hometown, this sightseeing excursion is sure to spread holiday cheer!

Your NYC holiday sightseeing adventure begins at 63rd and Broadway near Columbus Circle where you will meet your tour guide. From there, we’ll hop on the warm tour bus and head around Columbus Circle and take a look up Central Park West, home to the annual commencement of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, where you’ll reminisce on filming locations featured in Elf, Mr. Popper’s Penguins and more!

Your guide will lead you through the Upper East Side to Serendipity 3 before making a stop at Bloomingdales to take a peek at the department store’s celebrated holiday window displays, featured in Serendipity.

When you return to the bus, you’ll continue the tour through midtown Manhattan to view more of the city’s most renowned displays of the season that you’ll recognize from Eloise at Christmastime, The Family Man and much more while making your way right through Rockefeller Center for a spectacular view of the most famous Christmas tree in New York featured in Home Alone 2, Noel and Elf.

You’ll continue down Fifth Avenue before ending the tour at Bryant Park, home to the charming ice skating rink seen in many Christmas films.

What Will You See On This Tour?

  • Peek into the brilliant holiday windows at Bloomingdales, Bergdorf Goodman, and the same Macy’s you’ll remember from Miracle on 34th Street

  • Catch a glimpse of the famed tree in Rockefeller Center, featured in Home Alone 2

  • Pass through Central Park and watch some ice skaters at Wollman Rink, as seen in Serendipity

  • See the apartment building featured in Elf

  • Witness the electrifying storefront displays as you’re guided down Fifth Avenue, passing swanky shops like Tiffany & Co. featured in New Year’s Eve

  • Enjoy a photo-op in front of the tree at Lincoln Center featured in Scrooged


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    Our private tours have a more intimate vibe, where you can ask our tour guide more questions about their experiences while being on a set. The guide can personalize the tour by paying extra attention to your group and helping you get the best photos!

    We have various size vehicles to accommodate your private tour. Depending on the size of your group, your tour might be in a Sedan, an SUV, a sprinter or a limo.