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Balloon Inflation Tour

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving, tour from midtown to the Macy’s Parade Balloon Staging area. Guests will be able to roam at their leisure

When you think of the Thanksgiving Parade in New York City, the first thing you think about are the spectacular balloons. What most people don’t know is that on the Wednesday before the parade, the balloons are inflated in the area around the American Museum of Natural History on the Upper West Side. With our package, a licensed NYC tour guide will meet you at a convenient Midtown location and escort you on a climate-controlled motorcoach to the Thanksgiving Parade Balloon Inflation area (with tour commentary on the ride up) so you can see just how much helium it actually takes to make all your favorite characters fly as high as they do on parade day! 


Take THE RIDE Wednesday Night before the Thanksgiving Parade.

On THE RIDE you’ve got front row seats as the streets of New York become a stage. Famous NYC landmarks are a backdrop to a live show with unparalleled technology, fun facts and amazing street performances. Riders will board THE RIDE, a super-sized, technologically amped-up vehicle that travels the streets of New York. With stadium-style, sideways seating and massive windows, riders have front row seats to the big city. You never know what you’ll see or who you’ll meet along the 4.2-mile route. No matter how many times you take THE RIDE, it’s never the same show twice.

Holiday Lights Tour

The color, the pageantry and the lights of Christmas in New York City. You’ll see it all on this deluxe motor coach tour hosted by a licensed Tour Guide that will surely add to the highlights of your vacation in the Big Apple.

Thanksgiving in New York City isn’t just about Thanksgiving—it’s the start of the holiday season! Once Santa Claus crosses the Thanksgiving Day Parade finish line at Herald Square, Christmas is just around the corner. This tour is one of our most popular for a reason. The holiday season in NYC has always been known as magical, with a special shine coming to all of New York’s City most beloved store and squares.  The Holiday Lights Tour is a fully guided and narrated motorcoach tour where you’ll not only get to see some of the most famous department store displays (like  Bloomingdale’s, Barney’s, Saks 5th Avenue and more), but hear all about the rich history of this cherished holiday tradition.

Thanksgiving Dinner

NYC Thanksgiving DinnerThanksgiving just wouldn’t be the same without a turkey dinner, right? Well, this is a NYC-infused Thanksgiving turkey dinner, set at the Novotel New York’s restaurant, Supernova. Eat until you feel like you might bust, all the while overlooking a perfect panoramic view of Broadway and Times Square from the outside terrace. Thanksgiving in the heart of Times Square, what is more New York than that! Just take a look at this menu … is your mouth watering yet?

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Think of Bucket List Travel Tours as your travel professionals—all organized and managed by Sue Piazza. No matter whether you're looking for a quiet vacation package, a group tour package, or business travel, we are here to help.

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