On Location Tours (New York)
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.
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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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.
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 & Movie Private & Group Tours
- 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.
When you tour New York City with On Location Tours’ New York TV and Movie Sites tour, you will see for yourself where your favorite actors, personalities and characters from NBC, ABC, CBS, CW and HBO TV shows like Friends, Seinfeld, Ugly Betty, Gossip Girl, Will & Grace, The Apprentice, Law & Order, Mad About You, Sex and the City, The Cosby Show, Saturday Night Live (SNL), and many more, lived, worked, and played! You will also see 40+ locations from some of your favorite movies! We’re not just New York sightseeing tours, we’re New York “site-seeing” tours!
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.
- 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.
- 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.
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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 212-683-2027. The tour and workshop lasts approximately 4 or 6 hours. 35 person minimum.
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’
Walking Tours Also Available
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Meals are not available with On Location Tours. Please make sure to pack lunches or contact On Location Tours for Group Friendly restaurants in the Area.
OTHER TOUR OPTIONS
- Holiday Lights & Movie Sites
- New York TV & Movie Sites Tour
- Sex and the City Hotspots Tour
- Gossip Girl Sites Tour
- Central Park TV & Movie Sites Tour
- TMZ Tour NYC
- Sopranos Sites Tour
- TCM Classic Film Tour
- Boston TV & Movie Sites Tour
- Boston Movie Mile
- Uptown TV & Movie Sites Tour
- Private Tour Options