At The Movies

  • New York
  • Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles
  • 9 nights from
  • £1,390 per person
  • Trip Code: MC-1037

Holiday Overview

At The Movies - A USA Multi Centre Holiday

 

The USA is famous for Hollywood and its movie industy. Follow in the footsteps of the stars on this celuoid inspired adventure across the USA. Visit film set locations in New York, Las Vegas and Los Angeles and of course Universal Studios in Hollywood. Locations include sites from blockbuster movies across the years.

At The Movies includes:

  • Return Flights From the UK
  • 3 nights accommodation in New York
  • 3 nights accommodation in Las Vegas
  • 3 nights accommodation in Los Angeles
  • Universal Studio Tickets
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Day 1 - Fly UK to New York

Arrive in New York, check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

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Wellington Hotel

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Lexington Hotel

Lotte New York Palace

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Day 2 - New York

Your self guided movie set tour begins, start in Central Park, immortalised in Kramer Vs Kramer, Maid in Manhattan & The Producers, cross the street to the Plaza, synonyms with Home Alone. Continue down 5th Avenue to Tiffany’s of Audrey Hepburn fame. Staying with the classics, the next stop is the corner of 52nd & Lexington, the site of Marilyn Monroe’s skirt blowing publicity stunt. From here move on to Grand Central Station, the backdrop for many a movie. Across the street is the New York Public Library, the lions from Ghostbusters and where Carrie married Big in Sex in the City. The Empire State Building is just a few minutes’ walk away, location for the final scenes of the 1933 blockbuster King Kong. Last stop today is Times Square, the set for many movies including, I am Legend and Captain America, perhaps dine in Planet Hollywood, filled with movie memorabilia.

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Wellington Hotel

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Lexington Hotel

Lotte New York Palace

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Day 3 - New York

Walking across the Brooklyn Bridge relive moments from Spider Man and I am legend, on arrival in Brooklyn take a cab to the Staten Island Ferry, for the free crossing back to Manhattan. The ferry affords wonderful views of the Statue of Liberty, the focal point of many movies, including Titanic and Planet of the Apes. On arrival in Manhattan walk past the charging bull of “Wall Street” to the Hook and Ladder 8 fire station, the headquarters for Ghostbusters.  For lunch, take a short cab ride or ride-share service to the Lower East Side to Katz’s Delicatessen; try the pastrami sandwich. Look for the “...hope you have what she had!” sign to find the table where Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan sat for a memorable scene in “When Harry Met Sally.” Spend the rest of the day exploring lower Manhattan, Perhaps dine in Little Italy and feel like a Mafia Don or head to Greenwich Village and Joe’s Pizza, where Peter Parker worked in “SpiderMan.”

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Wellington Hotel

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Lexington Hotel

Lotte New York Palace

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Day 4 - New York to Las Vegas

Take an early flight from New York City to the entertainment mecca of Las Vegas. Head to Freemont Street, location for such Hollywood blockbusters as “Get Carter” featuring Sylvester Stallone and the fire truck chase in “Conair.” Fremont East has become a hub of unique restaurants and bars, and one not to be missed is Atomic Liquors. Featured in “The Hangover,” Atomic Liquors is the oldest bar in Las Vegas. For dinner, try Oscar’s Steakhouse in the Plaza Hotel, where Sharon Stone and Robert De Niro argued over her spending in “Casino.”

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Luxor

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Mandalay Bay

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Day 5 - Las Vegas

Start a tour of Las Vegas with a photo opportunity at the Tropicana, the site of the Tropigala casino in both “The Godfather” and “The Godfather Part II.” The resort was home to the Folies Bergere revue show for over 50 years and was featured in “Viva Las Vegas” and “Diamonds Are Forever.” Although the hotel has been renovated and updated, the famous red 1957 Chevy is still a key feature at the entrance. Proceed to the MGM Grand to see the larger-than-life statue of Leo the MGM lion in front, then take the monorail to your next stop, the Westgate Las Vegas, which was formerly the Hilton Las Vegas and home to Elvis Presley in the 1970s. The hotel was The Whyte House in the James Bond movie “Diamonds Are Forever.” For an authentic Las Vegas experience, eat lunch on the Strip at the Peppermill, the backdrop for the movies “Casino,” “The Cotton Club” and “Showgirls”, their burger is a must-try. Across the street from the Peppermill is Circus Circus. “Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery” and “Diamonds Are Forever” featured its famous Midway, where you can watch circus acts perform daily. 

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Luxor

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Mandalay Bay

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Day 6 - Las Vegas

Today, head to the Venetian Resort and Casino to explore St. Mark’s Square, ride gondolas on the canals and view the Campanile. Next visit Caesars Palace with its Roman theme and famous fountains. The elevators, pools and spectacular gold and marble entrance were featured in “The Hangover.” Cross the Strip for lunch at Mon Ami Gabi French bistro in Paris Las Vegas; request a table on the patio – it’s worth the wait, as you can watch the Fountains of Bellagio from here. After lunch, visit the Bellagio, just as famous for being the setting for the 2001 remake of “Ocean’s Eleven” as it is for those spectacular fountains. The conservatory’s stunning seasonal displays and lobby with a beautiful Chihuly glass sculpture on the ceiling were seen in the movie. Watch shows, performed every half hour, where the fountains erupt to a musical score, just as the gang from “Ocean’s Eleven” did at the end of the movie.

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Luxor

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Mandalay Bay

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Day 7 - Las Vegas to Los Angeles

Take a short morning flight to the Movie capital of the world Los Angeles. Start your movie tour on Hollywood Boulevard. Explore over 2,600 sidewalk stars on the Walk of Fame celebrating movie icons A must-stop on Hollywood Boulevard is the TCL Chinese Theatre. Perhaps take a tour of nearby Beverley Hills for a peek at some star’s homes. Tonight, consider eating dinner at The Musso & Frank Grill, which is featured in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.” With over 100 years of Hollywood history, the restaurant hosted famous patrons including Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin, Greta Garbo, Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor and Steve McQueen.

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Best Western Sunset Plaza

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Andaz West Hollywood

Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel

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Day 8 - Los Angeles

Start your day with a taxi ride to the Santa Monica Mountains at Griffith Observatory, the setting of movies including “La La Land,” “Jurassic Park” and “Charlie’s Angels,” but best known for the climactic shootout in the James Dean classic “Rebel Without a Cause.” You’ll also have spectacular views of Los Angeles and the Hollywood sign, one of the most-recognized sites in the world, and a must for anyone visiting Los Angeles. No movie tour would be complete without taking the World-Famous Studio Tour at Universal Studios Hollywood. Movies are filmed on the sound stages you’ll visit. Enjoy the many rides and attractions celebrating today’s blockbusters.

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Best Western Sunset Plaza

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Andaz West Hollywood

Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel

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Day 9 - Los Angeles

Visit the majestic Pacific Ocean today. Start at Venice Beach to discover an eclectic mix of street performers, funky shops, unique restaurants and, of course, Muscle Beach. This Bohemian hangout is not to be missed. Walk the boardwalk where Olivia Newton-John skated in “Xanadu” and explore the beautiful beach. Santa Monica visit the famous pier with a carousel, it was the setting for the Looff Hippodrome in “The Sting.” It’s also where Forrest Gump “ran clear to the ocean.”

Featured accommodation

Best Western Sunset Plaza

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Andaz West Hollywood

Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel

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Day 10 - Return to the UK

Spend the morning at leisure in Los Angeles before catching an afternoon flight back to the UK.

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If you are travelling to the west coast of America, why not add a couple of nights stay in New York which includes accommodation and tickets for the 'Top of the Rock' observation platform for an iconic view of the city skyline. This can be done either on your way out or on the way back.

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