Museum in Motion NYC: America’s City
October 22nd – October 26th, 2023
Join the NCM and former Board Member Wes Wong on an exciting WALKING TOUR of New York City (NYC) and the West Point Military Academy. This will be an opportunity to share a wonderful experience with old friends or new ones you meet. We will visit the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Rockefeller Center, Grand Central Terminal, the World Trade Center and Times Square. Wes spent thirty years working and living in New York City and will share some of his knowledge and experiences gained during those times. It is anticipated representatives from Mobil 1 and Michelin will also be joining us to provide information on their latest technology for Corvettes.
*** PLEASE NOTE this is not your traditional NCM MiM. Participants will NOT be required to drive a Corvette and can drive their own, personal vehicle. There are a few trips where you will need your own vehicle. For those flying in, Newark International Airport is approximately a twenty-minute drive to the Residence Inn in Secaucus. We will be utilizing motorcoaches, along with public mass transit and there will be considerable walking, up to a mile between destinations. There will be the option for taxis and car services at your expense.
- NCM Members – Primary Registrant (driver and car) $2,200 / alternate driver $200
- NCM Non-Members – Primary Registrant (driver and car) $2,300 / alternate driver $200
- Note: Non-member pricing does NOT include a 1 yr membership to NCM. To become a member – please call Bobbie Jo Lee at 270-467-8833
Advanced registration closes at 10:00am central time on Wednesday, September 20th, 2023 or until sold out!
** No refunds or cancellations after Advance Registration closes **
*FOR ROOM REQUESTS OR DIETARY RESTRICTIONS CONTACT MELISSIA 270-777-4556 OR MACI 270-467-8804*
2023 MiM NYC: America’s City
800 Plaza Drive
Secaucus, NJ 07094
THIS TOUR IS NOW CLOSED – TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST PLEASE EMAIL MELISSIA AT [email protected].
|2023 MiM – NYC: America’s City Agenda|
|Sunday, October 22, 2023|
|5:00pm – 5:45pm||Credential Pick-up and Agenda Discussion
|Immediately Following||Depart by foot to Houlihan’s Restaurant
|6:00pm-8:00pm||Meet N’ Greet Dinner at Houlihan’s Restaurant
Houlihan’s in Secaucus is located in the Harmon Cove Plaza and is your place to wine and dine in New York.
|Monday, October 23, 2023|
|8:20am||Driver Meeting in Hotel Lobby|
|8:30am||Depart Residence Inn for Statue Cruises by Motorcoach
|10:00am – 2:45pm||Board Ferry and Depart for Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
This will be a self-guided Pedestal Reserve Tour * On Your Own to explore Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty, and return to lower Manhattan to meet up at One World Trade Center
|3:00pm||Meet & Visit One World Trade Center
One World Trade Center formerly the Freedom Tower, is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan, New York City.
Explore the One World Observatory which is an enclosed observation deck rising 1,250 ft. above street level. The crown of One WTC is a 408-foot spire — consisting of a mast and a communication platform ring. At night, a beacon at the top sends out a horizontal light beam, which can be seen from miles away.
|4:00pm-7:15pm||**Free time to Explore Lower Manhattan and return to One World Trade Center on your own** **Dinner On Your Own***|
|7:30pm||Meet at One World Trade Center
** Walk as a group to the Motorcoach and return to Residence Inn – Secaucus, NJ**
|Tuesday, October 24, 2023|
|6:30am – 8:10am||Continental Breakfast at Hotel
|8:15am||Driver Meeting in Hotel Lobby|
|Immediately Following||Depart for Rockefeller Center by Motorcoach
|9:45am – 11:45am||Arrive & Tour Rockefeller Center
Group #1 will start guided tour of Rockefeller Center at 10:00am
Group #2 will start guided tour of Rockefeller Center at 10:30am
Both groups will enjoy a 75-minute guided tour of Rockefeller Center which will highlight the landmark’s History, Art and Architecture. At the conclusion of the tour, we will proceed to the Top of the Rock’s Observation Deck where you will find three levels of observation decks that provide spectacular, unobstructed views of the city skyline.
**Rockefeller Center Tours advises: There is no place to sit during the tour and is a walking tour that covers many points of interest, consequently the schedule does not allow for rest periods.**
|Immediately Following||Depart & Explore Grand Central Terminal On Your Own
After the Top of the Rock visit, we will walk to Grand Central Terminal, where you’ll have the opportunity to take in the splendor of this historic landmark which includes the famous Information Booth Clock, seen in countless movies. There will also be time for you to have lunch at the many dining options available in the Terminal. You will be on your own for lunch and to leisurely take in all the sights of the Terminal. After you finish touring the Terminal, you’ll have the opportunity to shop and sightsee the Theater District and Times Square until it’s time to meet-up for dinner.
|5:00pm– 6:00pm||Meet for Dinner at Connolly’s Pub and Restaurant
|6:00pm-8:00pm||Dinner at Connolly’s
Connolly’s is a traditional Irish pub with wonderful food and drink and a long-time hangout for those in law enforcement. Wes may have frequented the establishment once or twice in the past.
|Immediately Following||***Depart on foot for the Port Authority Bus Terminal, where we will catch a New Jersey Transit Bus for the ride back to the Residence Inn. The walk from Connolly’s to the Bus Terminal will allow us to take in the sights and sounds of Times Square.***|
|Wednesday, October 25, 2023|
|6:30am – 8:30am||Continental Breakfast at Hotel
|8:35am||Driver Meeting Hotel Lobby|
|Immediately Following||Depart for West Point Military Academy (Fred V. Malek Visitor Center)
Depart in Your Own Vehicle for the West Point Military Academy and park in the Fred V. Malek Visitor’s Parking Lot, Highland Falls, NY. The lot is near the West Point Museum and just outside of the Main Gate for the Academy.
|10:45am||Arrive at Fred V. Malek Visitor Center
|11:00am-1:30pm||***Board coach at the Fred V. Malek Parking lot for a guided tour of West Point which will last approximately 75 minutes.
West Point Tours advises: This tour requires easy walking and visitors spend approximately 1 hour off the bus at the various stops, most of which are outdoors. We encourage guests to bring water and take measures to protect themselves from the elements. While a rare instance, being an active duty army post, tour times and access to venues within West Point are subject to change without notice. There are no restroom stops and food is not permitted on the tour. All tours are conducted in English.***
|1:45pm-5:45pm||**Free time to explore West Point Museum, shop at Woodbury Commons Outlet Mall or take a leisurely drive back to the Residence Inn.**|
|6:00pm||Depart Residence Inn In Your Own Vehicle for Location TBA|
|6:15pm – 8:15pm||Arrive at Location TBA – Restaurant
|Immediately Following||Return to Residence Inn- Secaucus, NJ|
|Thursday, October 26, 2023|
|6:30am – 9:30am||Continental Breakfast at Hotel and Check-Out by 12:00pm|
Travel safely home and thank you for joining the
2023 MiM NYC: America’s City
** Please note. This is a WALKING TOUR of New York City and West Point. Once we disembark the motorcoach in NYC we will be on foot until reboarding at the end of the day. Distances between attractions will be several NYC blocks. For example, the walk from the Statue of Liberty Ferry Landing to One World Trade Center is almost a mile. If you have mobility issues, you will be required to, at your own expense, hire a ride-sharing service such as Lyft or Uber to get you to the next attraction.****