New York

New York is one of the fashion capitals of the world, and there is no better way to inspire your fashion students than on an educational trip to the Big Apple. We offer specialist programmes and study visits especially for schools, sixth forms and college fashion groups, all at the best prices and with our dedicated and vastly experienced team. As well as having some of the most iconic sights and landmarks in the world, our school and college trips to New York also offer a fantastic range of fashion related educational visits.

  • Fifth Avenue fashion and shopping capital

  • Iconic Empire State building panoramic views

  • Broadway shows, workshops, sports events & more...

  • Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Museum

  • Great choice of themed restaurants and diners

Subject Specific Visits

Museum of Arts and Design

Located at Columbus Circle MAD offers a stimulating look at modern, contemporary objects that represent innovation and creativity in the present day.

The Museum at FIT

Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology creates exhibitions that are both entertaining and educational. The museum aims to educate and inspire with a range of diverse and innovative exhibitions.

Fashion Windows Walking Tour

Experience New York City style on a fabulous guided walking tour of the department stores, boutiques and studios of the city's fashion district. Your fashionista guide will take you through the vibrant heart of Manhattan, and share an insider's view of the industry and its iconic brands and retailers.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Probably the highlight of any design visit to the Big Apple. The Met is one of the largest museums in the world so make sure you plan your visit carefully and get in touch for the latest exhibitions and to book a tour.

Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

Part of the Smithsonian Institute, the Cooper Hewitt is the only museum in the USA dedicated to historical and contemporary design, housing a considerable collection of arts focused on some 240 years of design ethic and creativity.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Visit the famous MoMA museum in Midtown Manhattan, regarded as one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary art in the world. Highlights include works by Monet, van Gogh, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol. Self guided or specialist guided tours available.

Other Top Visits

Empire State Building
Top of the Rock
Statue of Liberty
Broadway Show
Central Park Ice Skating
The High Line

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Morning departure from UK. Afternoon arrival in New York. Transfer to your hotel and check in. A bit of free time before evening meal at Hard Rock Café.

Day 2

Morning visit to the Empire State Building. Enjoy amazing panoramic views of the city. Afternoon visit to The Museum of Arts & Design (MAD). Evening meal at Planet Hollywood.

Day 3

Enjoy a morning visit to the Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology). Grab some lunch and then take a guided tour of the fashion district on a Fashion Windows Walking tour. Freshen up before an early dinner and then on to an evening Broadway show.

Day 4

Morning make your way to Battery Park to take the ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island museum. Return with some free time for shopping before afternoon transfer back to the airport for overnight flight home.

Day 5

Morning arrival back in the UK.

Where to Stay


Most accommodations in New York offer a room-only basis, however, a few will include breakfast into the package which is a real bonus for groups. There are also always plenty of local restaurants at good value for money nearby. If budget is really tight the YMCAs are options, however upgrades to high quality hotels such as the Manhattan at Times Square, Ameritania and Edison are available on request. Please let our account manager know and we will give you a range of options to choose from on your educational trip to New York with us.

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