On Location Tours in NYC & Boston

“Have you been on Location?™”

Come escape reality and take a tour with On Location Tours to follow in the footsteps of your favorite TV & movie characters on one of the East Coast’s hottest tourist attractions. On Location Tours offers the most unique and only TV and movie-themed bus tours in New York City and Boston.

On Location Tours will show you a new way to see the Big Apple, the most filmed city in the world.  Our New York City tours provide a front row seat to the best NYC landmarks; from the Empire State Building to Times Square to Central Park to Grand Central Station. Our bus tours will also take you off the beaten path to neighborhoods like SoHo, the Meatpacking District, Greenwich Village, Tribeca and the Upper East Side.

We may not have Ducks or Double Deckers, but we do have Carrie Bradshaw, Tony Soprano, Blair Waldorf and we’ll take you to where everybody knows your name! Our licensed tour guides are all local actors and actresses who provide insider perspectives and anecdotes about filming on location. Get a piece of the lights, camera, action with On Location Tours and climb aboard for an experience you’ll never forget.

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    New York TV & Movie Sites Student Tour and Filmmaking Workshop

    See the sites and then make your own movie!

  • Central Park Movie Sites also showcases locations from:

    Taxi Driver

    Wall Street

    Independence Day

    Cruel Intentions

    Ghost Busters

    Borat

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On Location Tours

6 West 37th Street

2nd Floor

New York, NY 10018

Ticket Office

Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM EST

WOn Location Tours

C. Leonie Groot Lipman

P. 212-683-2027

F. 212-683-0274

E. LGrootlipman@onlocationtours.com

Tour Tickets

Advance purchase required.

Tours usually sell out in advance!

Individual Tickets may be purchased online at On Location Tours website

Group Sales Tour Tickets

Please contact Leonie Groot Lipman – Group Sales Coordinator for Tickets and Tours Times

P. 212-683-2027

E. lgrootlipman@onlocationtours.com

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School & Camp Group Field Trips Grades 1 -12 (New York City)

HAVE YOU BEEN ON LOCATION™? Escape reality, and follow in the footsteps of your favorite TV and movie characters with On Location Tours! On Location Tours offers unique TV and movie-themed bus tours in New York City and Boston that feature popular sites from the big and small screens. Founded in 1999, it has quickly become one of the East Coast’s most popular tourist attractions and is the world’s largest TV and movie tour company– serving over 100,000 tourists annually.

On Location Tours most popular student tours in NYC are the New York TV & Movie Sites (by bus)and a walking tour of Central Park TV & Movie Sites.  Student favorites include locations from The Amazing Spider-Man, The Avengers, Ghostbusters, Glee, Friends and so much more.

In Boston, On Location Tours runs a bus tour of Boston TV & Movie Sites and a walking tour, Boston Movie Mile.  Make sure to check out the lights, camera, and action!  Student favorites include locations from Ted, Cheers, Zookeeper, Here Comes the Boom and Good Will Hunting.

Tours are led by actors who are also licensed tour guides.

All of On Location Tours’ various offerings in New York and Boston can be customized to meet your needs as a private tour.  We aren’t just sightseeing tours, we’re “site-seeing” tours! For Groups of 20 or more pick up locations can be designated at a convenient location for your group

If you have a group of less than 20 people you might want to take a public tour as a more economical option.

New York TV and Movie Sites

New York City TV & Movie Private & Group Tours

Tour Highlights:

  • Follow the timeline of filming in NYC from classics to today’s blockbusters
  • See the manhole cover where the characters arrived in Enchanted
  • Feel like part of the family at The Cosby Show brownstone
  • Visit the apartment building from Friends
  • Pass the hotel that doubled for a Paris hotel in The Devil Wears Prada 
  • Who you gonna call when we visit the Ghostbusters firehouse?
  • Come ready to sing TV theme songs!

Get More Information & Request a Booking:

This is a private tour and can be booked for anytime of the day or night.  For more information about pricing or to book a tour, please call or e-mail 212-683-2027 for Leonie Groot Lipman – Group Sales Coordinator.

Private Tour Package

If your group wants to see the sites under the guidance of your very own New York City TV and Movie locations expert, then our Group Private Tour is perfect for you.  Whether you have your own vehicle and just require a guide, or if you need wheels and a guide, we have a package to fit your needs.  Give us a call at (212) 683-2027 or fill out the form below for pricing and scheduling information.

Perfect For

  • Private Parties
  • Graduation Trips
  • International Travel Groups
  • Project Prom and After Prom

Private Limousine Package

To up the wow factor, why not see the sites from the window of your private limousine? A New York TV and Movie Tour including the tour, the tour guide, and a limousine costs $135 per person with a 5 person minimum.

Perfect For

  • Birthday parties
  • School After Prom
  • Special occasions
  • Project Graduation

Book a Private Tour

To help us serve you better, please fill-in the form below and a representative from our office will get back to you within 48 hours. If you have an issue that is not addressed you can give us a call at (212) 683-2027.

New York City Walking Tours Available:

Central Park TV and Movie Sites

 

Student Tours and Filmmaking Workshop

Highlights:

2-Hour New York TV & Movie Sites Tour:

  • See where the cast of Glee performed “I Love New York”
  • Visit the apartment building from Friends
  • Pass the location that doubled for a Paris hotel in The Devil Wears Prada 
  • Stop at the brownstone used in I Am Legend 

2-Hour or 4-Hour Filmmaking Workshop:

  • Get a brief introduction to the art of filmmaking  
  • Perform acting exercises & learn techniques used by your favorite stars
  • Work side-by-side with industry professionals on your own short film
  • Edit your masterpiece with today’s latest computer software and enjoy your own private screening!

Get More Information & Request a Booking:

Please call 212-683-2027The tour and workshop lasts approximately 4 or 6 hours. 35 person minimum.

New York TV and Movie Tour and Film Academy Workshop | Student Groups Tours | Student Groups New York | Class Trip New York

What You’ll Experience

On Location Tours offers 2-hour, 4-hour and 6-hour student packages that include a sightseeing tour and an optional filmmaking workshop.  

Portion A: The New York TV & Movie Sites Student Tour offers your group the opportunity to see locations that they know from the big and small screen! From Friends to Spider-Man, Devil Wears Prada to Gossip Girl, we cover over 40 locations from countless TV shows and films. (Approx 2 hours for student groups.) Please note, the 2 hour New York TV & Movie Sites Student Tour can be reserved as a stand-alone experience.

The exclusive filmmaking combo will take your group on a guided bus tour to the sites of your favorite movies and TV shows filmed in New York City and then drop off your group at a professional studio for a 2-hour or 4-hour interactive filmmaking workshop.  This is a wonderful package for student groups who wish to experience first-hand all the different aspects of the filmmaking process while learning the illustrious history of the New York film industry.

Portion B: The Filmmaking Workshop allows students to direct, cast, act, shoot and edit a short film! In this hands-on workshop, groups will learn and perform the following:

  • Acting Exercises and Lessons
  • Camera and Lighting Techniques
  • Directing and Filming
  • Performing on Camera
  • Editing (using today’s latest software)

*Portion A and Portion B can be taken in any order during the morning, afternoon, or evening hours. This package is great for:

  • Student groups wishing to gain hands–on experience in all of the different aspects of filmmaking
  • Student field trips’

College Groups

Tours for Young Adults 21 and over 

Sex and the City Hotspots Bachelorette and Girlfriend Getaway Packages in New York City

Follow in the footsteps of Carrie & Co. as they conquer New York City!

Private Limo Tour Highlights:

  • Shop at the store where Charlotte bought her “Rabbit”
  • Stop at “Scout,” the bar owned by Aidan
  • Enjoy a cupcake like Carrie and Miranda
  • Venture into the trendy neighborhood, MePa, where the girls frequent
  • Get some retail therapy like Carrie & Co. at Greenwich Village boutiques
  • Visit Buddakan, site of Carrie and Big’s wedding rehearsal dinner
  • Reminisce Miranda’s embarrassing underwear moment in the Village 
  • Pass the café where Samantha invites the girls to Abu Dhabi

Get More Information & Request a Booking:

Private tours can be booked upon request, and we do our best to run them on the date and time of your choice.  We offer a variety of unique packages, so please select the one that best suits your group’s needs.  For more information about pricing or to book a tour, please call 212-683-2027.

Sex and the City Hotspots Bachelorette and Girlfriend Getaway Packages

Luxurious Limo Tours

BookSex and the City HotspotsHere

Make your girlfriend getaway, birthday party, bachelorette party, or hen night an unforgettable event as you follow in the footsteps of New York City’s most fabulous foursome!  You’ll take on the city like Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda as you drink where they drink, shop where they shop, and gossip where they gossip!

Five fantastic packages are available:

  • Charlotte ($140/per person – 5 person minimum)
    • Sex and the City Hotspots Tour by limo with private tour guide
  • Miranda ($170/per person – 5 person minimum)
    • Sex and the City Hotspots Tour by limo with private tour guide
    • Mini Makeover Party for the group at FRESH (includes makeup application)
  • Carrie ($195/per person – 5 person minimum)
    • Sex and the City Hotspots Tour by limo with private tour guide
    • 3-hour custom shopping tour on foot in SoHo and Nolita
  • Mr. Big ($195/per person – 5 person minimum)
    • Sex and the City Hotspots Tour by limo with private tour guide
    • Three-course dinner at a location used in the show
  • Samantha ($210/per person- 5 person minimum)
    • Sex and the City Hotspots Tour by limo with private tour guide
    • Three-course dinner at a location used in the show
    • Pleasure Chest Kit for the group
    • Complimentary admission into a lounge used in the show including a free glass of champagne

Gossip Girl Sites Gossip Girl Private Tours | Gossip Girl Limo | Sweet Sixteen Gossip Girl

Enter the playground of your favorite Upper East Side prep school teens!

Tour Highlights:

  • Check out the hotel that was home to the Bass and Van der Woodsen families
  • See the boutique where Serena and “cousin” Charlie bonded over shopping
  • Get spotted at Constance Billard & St. Jude’s
  • Hold court at the Met Steps while you stop for a photo op
  • Visit Empire Hotel, site of Chuck Bass’ newest home and business
  • Go on location at Henri Bendel where Blair and Serena shop
  • Pass the store where Blair caught Eva returning her expensive watch

Get More Information & Request a Booking:

Private tours can be booked upon request, and we do our best to run them on the date and time of your choice.  We offer a variety of unique packages, so please select the one that best suits your group’s needs.  For more information about pricing or to book a tour, please call 212-683-2027.

Luxurious Limo Tours

BookGossip Girl SitesHere

Attention Upper East Siders:  Make your trip to New York City an unforgettable event by experiencing a day in the life of the Manhattan Elite on a Gossip Girl Sites private limo tour!  It is the perfect way to celebrate a mother and daughter trip, bachelorette party, sweet 16, or a girlfriend getaway.   Take on New York City like a Queen B, get a little scandalous like Chuck Bass, or go celebrity spotting for your favorites – like Chace Crawford or Penn Badgley.  These aren’t just New York sightseeing tours, they’re New York “site-seeing” tours.

Serena ($140/per person – 5 person minimum)

  • Gossip Girl Sites Tour by limo with private tour guide

Blair ($180/per person – 5 person minimum)

  • Gossip Girl Sites Tour by limo with private tour guide
  • Lunch at an exclusive restaurant featured on the show
  • (Tax & Gratuity included, beverages additional)
  • Please schedule Lunch between 11am & 1pm

Queen B ($195/per person – 5 person minimum)

    • Gossip Girl Sites Tour by limo with private tour guide
    • 3-hour custom shopping tour on foot in SoHo and Nolita
  • Please call (212) 683-2027 to inquire about rates. Dates will not be held without deposit.

Sopranos Sites

Sopranos Private Tour

Tour Highlights:

  • Stop in at the Bada Bing
  • Sit on the steps of the diner where Chris was shot
  • See Pizzaland, The Muffler Man, and other sites from the opening credits
  • Visit the spot where Big Pussy spoke with the FBI
  • Stop at Father Phil’s Parrish
  • Sit in the restaurant booth where Tony sat in the final scene of the series
  • Perfect for bachelor parties, guys getaways, birthdays, corporate retreats

Get More Information & Request a Booking:

This is a private tour and can be booked most anytime of the day.  For more information about pricing, or to book a tour, please call 212-683-2027.

Sopranos Private Tour

Luxurious Limo Tours

Sopranos Sites

Take a trip through “Sopranoland” in a limousine.

On Location Tours’ Sopranos Sites tour is available as a private limousine tour and just like our public tour, you’ll see more than 40 locations, including a stop at the diner where Chris Moltisanti was shot on the steps, a visit to the Bada Bing, the gentlemen’s club used on the show, and a chance to sit in the booth where Tony sat during the last scene of the final episode.

Cost:  $160 per person (5 person minimum)

If you are interested in booking a limo tour of Sopranos Sites please fill in the information below and a representative from our office will get back to you.  If you have a question about something that is not answered in our FAQ’s below, please call us at (212) 683-2027.

School Field Trips Grades 1 - 12 (Boston)

HAVE YOU BEEN ON LOCATION™? Escape reality, and follow in the footsteps of your favorite TV and movie characters with On Location Tours! On Location Tours offers unique TV and movie-themed bus tours in New York City and Boston that feature popular sites from the big and small screens. Founded in 1999, it has quickly become one of the East Coast’s most popular tourist attractions and is the world’s largest TV and movie tour company– serving over 100,000 tourists annually.

In Boston, On Location Tours runs a bus tour of Boston TV & Movie Sites and a walking tour, Boston Movie Mile.  Make sure to check out the lights, camera, and action!  Student favorites include locations from Ted, Cheers, Zookeeper, Here Comes the Boom and Good Will Hunting.

Tours are led by actors who are also licensed tour guides.

All of On Location Tours’ various offerings in New York and Boston can be customized to meet your needs as a private tour.  We aren’t just sightseeing tours, we’re “site-seeing” tours! For Groups of 20 or more pick up locations can be designated at a convenient location for your group

If you have a group of less than 20 people you might want to take a public tour as a more economical option.

Boston TV & Movie Sites

Boston TV & Movie Bus Tour Highlights:

  • See where the chase scene from The Town took place
  • Grab a drink at L Street Tavern, home of Good Will Hunting
  • Visit 10 locations from The Departed including the building from the climactic rooftop scene
  • Catch a glimpse of the building users in Boston Legal and Ally McBeal
  • Get insider information on the secrets behind filming Mystic River, Legally Blonde, Fever Pitch, 21, and Gone Baby Gone’

Take the ultimate tour of Beantown with On Location Tours’ Boston TV & Movie Sites Bus Tour.  More than your average Boston sightseeing expedition, all of our unique TV & movie tours are led by local actors who will provide behind-the-scenes filming details and endless entertainment knowledge.

While touring Boston with On Location Tours, you’ll see filming locations from TV shows and movies such as The DepartedGood Will HuntingCheersThe TownLegally BlondeAlly McBealMystic RiverBoston LegalKnight & Day21Fever PitchGone Baby Gone and more!

Boston Movie Mile

Boston Movie Mile Tour

Take a walking tour through the lens of your favorite TV shows and movies.

Boston Movie Mile Walking Tour Highlights:

(Please note: tours run rain or shine)

  • Sit on the famous park bench from Good Will Hunting
  • Have a drink at the original Cheers
  • See one of Jack Nicholson’s mob hangouts in The Departed
  • Discover the street of the Blown Away car crash

Take the Boston Movie Mile Walking Tour and explore the most filmed area in Boston. This unique walking tour of Boston Common and Beacon Hill will guide you through the places you’ve seen on screen and turn them into a reality. On the Boston Movie Mile Walking Tour a local actor will be your guide, leading you to over 30 area locations seen on screen while giving you inside behind-the-scenes info about the Boston TV and filming industry.

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  • KingofThrones

    This is the only tour in NEW YORK CITY that is worth while seeing if you are in the city! No one else does Movie and TV tours! Totally worth the ticket!

    • henry

      really !!! huh… i was having trouble planning my best friends bday, i guess this would be cool 🙂

  • Amy

    OMG! There is a Gossip Girls tour!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OMG, I must SEE!!!!!

    • Jocelyn

      a gossips girl tour !!! what !!!1 >0< im soooo there.. me and my girlfriends are crazy about that show

  • mark

    does anybody noe how much they charge per tour?

  • BonBooBoo

    totally totally totally worth it always