New York Art & Design

Prices from: £849 (Based on 5 Days, 3 Nights in low-season)

New York is one of the most iconic cities in the world and provides a perfect basecamp for extraordinary school trips! Not only is the city at the cutting edge of sleek, modern culture and home to some of the most iconic sites and attractions in the world, it also boasts some of the best and most famous collections of art anywhere in the world.

Few cities rival ‘The Big Apple’ as a better placed location to inspire students of all disciplines, with a multitude of galleries, museums and architecture the city itself comes alive as an immersive exploration of art in all its forms and genres.

New York is said to be home to the most influential museum of modern art in the world, MOMA. A visit to this museum will be a once in a lifetime opportunity for your students to explore this mesmerising collection against the backdrop of one of the most inspirational and influential cities in the world. Enjoying the excellent curriculum visits and educational activities New York offers your students will be encouraged to develop their ever-growing artistic skills and creative mind, uncovering inspiration around every corner. New York is an exceptional blend of museums, galleries, landscapes and attractions which make it the number one place to inject some inspiration into the curriculum.

Adaptable Travel will help you create the perfect bespoke itinerary and assist in picking the best selection of visits for your group. Simply contact a member of the Adaptable Travel team today and we’ll do the rest!

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London GB
This is now the third time we have used Adaptable Travel for our annual exchange to New York and we continue to be highly impressed with their support, advice, knowledge and expertise. This year the uptake for the trip was low but the staff at Adaptable went out of their way to explore ways in which costs could be cut in order to make the visit viable. The fact that it happened is a tribute to their efforts. Everyone involved at Francis Holland Regent's Park was extremely appreciative and grateful for the personal touch provided and we look forward to working with them again next year. Thank you!
Confirmed traveller: 11 February 2020
Published on: 01 June 2020
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We loved the trip and had a great time in NYC. We did however find the hotel staff to be unhelpful when checking in we were waiting for 20/25 minutes for them to sort rooms out breakfast vouchers were not sorted for arrival so were posted under our doors. Breakfast was a let down for us the range was very small and not what we expected. For our next trip we would like to look at the breakfast range first and ensure we are happy with what is on offer so we don't end up eating breakfast out and we would like next years trip to be longer to fit everything in.
Confirmed traveller: 11 March 2019
Published on: 18 March 2019
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Westminster GB
All in all it was a terrific trip and a great experience for the girls. Basically it is an exchange visit which Adaptable Travel organise for us and, going forward, we would like to have more time in the school in Manhattan but this is something for us to negotiate and not the tour company. Debbie at Adaptable Travel was brilliant: thorough, well-organised, quick to respond and very helpful indeed. Thank you. We will definitely book again!
Confirmed traveller: 13 February 2019
Published on: 21 February 2019
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Destination Pack
To assist you with planning the most relevant and appropriate itinerary for your students, a Leisure & Learning destination pack complete with a full excursion list including curriculum area recommendations will be sent with every quote.

Let Adaptable Travel tailor make your perfect school trip to New York. Below is a suggested itinerary for a 6-day Art & Design school trip to New York.

Day 1

Your group will depart from your institution and fly to New York. Upon arriving in New York, you will transfer to your hotel and check in. Depending on your arrival time your group may have some free time to explore some of Manhattan’s iconic sights for the first time.

Adaptable Travel can arrange a variety of evening meals and activities for your group to enjoy, simply enquire with our team.

Day 2

After a much-needed rest and a good hearty breakfast, your group will visit the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) where your students can take in one of the most iconic collections in the world.

After breaking for some lynch your group will head over to New York’s iconic Broadway, for an inspirational and interactive workshop! After this fantastic workshop your group will head to the Empire State Building or the Rockerfeller Center where you can marvel at incredible views over the city and watch the night draw in.

You will finish off this jam-packed day with an evening meal as a group.

Day 3

Breakfast will be served in your accommodation before your group embarks on a visit to the Parsons New School for Design.

After this your group will enjoy a spot of al fresco lunch in Central Park, where your students can explore this vast green space in the heart of the concrete jungle.

In the evening you will enjoy a group meal shortly followed by a New York must-do, a Broadway Performance!

Day 4

Following breakfast your group will take the ferry to visit Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, an iconic of the city and an excellent photo opportunity to capture some school trip memories!

In the afternoon your group will break for a spot of lunch before heading to the Museum of Arts and Design for some afternoon inspiration.
In the evening, enjoy a meal together as a group.

Day 5

Your group will enjoy one final breakfast before checking out of your hotel. Once you have checked out your group will transfer to your final visit at the moving 9/11 Memorial and Museum.

Depending on your flight time you may have some free time to explore before you return to the airport and fly back to the UK.

Day 6

Bright and early your group will arrive back in the UK with plenty of fantastic memories and stories to share with everyone waiting for you.


Adaptable Travel can tailor make an itinerary around the needs of your Art & Design group. Contact Adaptable Travel today to start organising your next school trip

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