Midtown Manhattan Walking Tour

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Mobile Workshop - Walking
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This orientation tour will demonstrate how Midtown Manhattan is one of the most exciting and diverse areas of New York City.  Midtown Manhattan, the largest central business district in the world, is home to countless world-class destinations, with more than 50 million visitors each year.

Participants will see how Midtown Manhattan is the largest commercial, entertainment, and media center in the world. The tour will show that the majority of New York City's skyscrapers, including hotels and apartment towers, lie within Midtown. The area hosts commuters and residents working in its offices, hotels, and retail establishments; many tourists, visiting residents, and students populate the district.

The highlights of this ambitious tour include: 34th Street; Bryant Park; 5th Avenue; the Garment District; Grand Central Terminal;Penn Station & James Farley  Post Office, Herald Square & Greeley Square Park Avenue & the Helmsley Building, Madison Avenue & the Villard Houses, Fifth Avenue & St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Rockefeller Center & Channel Gardens, Radio City Music Hall & Six and a Half Avenue, Broadway Theater District & Times Square.

Refreshment stop will be included at a world-class eatery in the Grand Central District, before returning to the Conference location.