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On Location Tours

"Straddle Fiction And Reality"

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Welcome To On Location Tours

Attention Film and TV show lovers, Your favorite tour company has arrived! We offer a very exciting and unique way to explore Manhattan, New York and it is almost like you are in the film or TV show yourself.

We will escort you through the tv or movie sets and you will be able to experience certain areas just as the celebrities did. Not only do we offer the tours we mention on this listing but we also can do those tours in a luxurious limousine or in a tours bus if you want to celebrate or make your experience a bit more private!

About Us

On Location Tours, the Concierge Choice Award Winner for Sightseeing and Tours, is one of the world’s largest TV and movie tour companies and the only one operating in multiple cities. The tours feature sites from the hottest and latest on the big and small screen. Founded in 1999 by Georgette Blau, it has quickly become one of the East Coast’s most popular tourist attractions serving over 100,000 tourists and locals annually.

The Tours

Sex & The City Hotspots Tour

On this guided Sex and the City tour, follow in the footsteps of Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda – you’ll drink where they drank, shop where they shopped, and gossip where they gossiped. This Sex and the City tour includes more than 40 locations from the show! Whether you’re a Sex and the City fan eager to learn more about your favorite show or a tourist looking for an entertaining way to see Manhattan’s best neighborhoods, the Sex and the City Hotspots tour is a must-do! While many of the interior scenes of Sex and the City were shot at Silver Cup Studios in Long Island City, much of the series was shot “on location” making New York City itself the fifth star of HBO’s Sex and the City.

We’ve also added locations from Sex and the City: The Movie to bring the experience full circle! In addition to seeing the sites from the show, you’ll also have exclusive access to special discounts. This tour is approximately 3 and a half hours and cost $49.  Click here for more information on the Sex & The City Tour!

Gossip Girl Sites Tour

Hop on the Gossip Girl Sites Tour to explore great locations from one of America’s most popular television dramas, Gossip Girl, based on the book series written by Cecily Von Ziegesar.

Check out the New York City spots where hot young actors like Blake Lively (Serena van der Woodsen), Leighton Meester (Blair Waldorf), Ed Westwick (Chuck Bass), and Chace Crawford (Nate Archibald) take on the roles of young socialites living in Manhattan. Venture into Gossip Girl’s elite society on this fun guided bus tour!

This tour is approximately 3 hours and costs $49. Click here for more information on the Gossip Girl Sites Tour!

NYC TV & Movie Tour

On Location Tours’ NYC TV & Movie Tour, will lead you to New York City’s best filming locations! On this guided sightseeing bus tour you will see over 60 NYC locations featured in your favorite TV shows and movies.

So sit back and relax as your tour guide leads you through the most filmed city in the world. They will take you on a tour of the city’s most recognizable locations sharing with you some of the TV and film industry's best-kept secrets. Follow in the footsteps of your favorite characters when you hop off at different NYC locations throughout your tour.

This tour is approximately 2 and a half to 3 hours and costs $43 per Adult and $27 per child. Click here for more information on the NYC TV & Movie Tour!

Sopranos Sites Tour

Do you want a real-life peek into the filming locations seen on The Sopranos? Join On Location Tours’ for the Sopranos Sites bus tour to become a Sopranos expert! Join us for sightseeing from NYC to the Jersey suburbs where Tony Soprano and his mafia buddies spend their days and nights. The tour guides are actors who have appeared as stand-ins or extras on the show and share little known facts and behind the scenes info. This one-of-a-kind tour is a “must” for any Sopranos fan. See where the mob hangs out! This is a great idea for bachelor parties in New York or New Jersey and for all fans of the Sopranos. You might even want to package it together with a dinner in Little Italy.

This tour is approximately 4 hours and costs $52. Click here for more information on the Sopranos Sites Tour!

TCM Classic Film Tour

Hop on tour with Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and On Location Tours for this one-of-a-kind sightseeing tour of the Big Apple and explore the most filmed city in the world! We’ve selected the best movie sites around Manhattan to share with you in person and in movie clips. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at some of your favorite classic films set in New York City, as your guide entertains, informs and quizzes you with trivia questions while showcasing over 60 filming locations! Not only will you get a taste of New York film history, you'll receive a great sightseeing tour of Manhattan.

By bus, we'll take you to neighborhoods rich with history, where some of the most iconic films of all time were made. King Kong top of Empire State Building NYCSee Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center and the Upper West Side, hop off at Zabar’s, the well-known market place, featured in You’ve Got Mail and the famous Dakota Building, home to Yoko Ono that can be seen in films like, Hannah and Her Sisters and Rosemary’s Baby.

As you make your way to the Upper East Side, you’ll cross through Central Park, learning about dozens of films set here, including the very first motion picture made in New York City. The sights don’t end there, the tour continues down the east side of Manhattan where you’ll stop for a photo-op in front of Holly Golighty’s apartment from Breakfast at Tiffany’s before you discover hidden neighborhoods, like Sutton Place to experience a fantastic view of the Queensboro Bridge you’ll recognize from Woody Allen’s Manhattan. This tour is Approximately 3 hours and costs $49 for Adults and $27 for children. Click here for more information on the TCM Classic Film Tour!

Central Park TV & Movie Sites Tour

Sometimes taking a stroll through Central Park feels like being in a timeless romantic film. Perhaps it’s the horse-drawn carriages and the tree-lined pathways. Or perhaps it’s the fact that, well, hundreds of movies have been shot in Central Park.

Our unique Central Park TV & Movie Sites walking tour through the world-famous park highlights more than 30 film and television locations that have been used in TV shows and movies shot in the most filmed location in the world, Central Park. This two-hour walking tour is a fun and relaxing way to spend an afternoon strolling through what was the first public park built in America.

There are 40 locations in all, which means that you’ll have ample opportunity to pose for the camera a la Holly Golightly. This tour is approximately 2 hours long and costs about $25 per Adult and $17 per child. Click here for more information on the Central Park TV & Movie Sites Tour!

Other Tours

The tours mentioned here are not our only tours! We have more to choose from for our film lovers. The tours that are not listed here are The Real Housewives of New York Tour, When Harry Met Seinfeld Tour, Holiday Lights & Movie Sites, Foreign Language Tour Options, TV & Movie Combo Tour Packages, Hotel, Tour & Attraction Packages. If you are interested in exploring these tours further click here!