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Thursday, June 21, 2018

On Location Tours brings you up close to the lights, camera and action!

Take a TV & movie tour with On Location Tours to follow in the footsteps of your favorite TV and movie characters. On Location Tours is a one-of-a-kind sightseeing company that offers unique TV and movie-themed bus tours in New York City, Boston and Washington, D.C. Each tour highlights popular sites featured on the big and small screens. Celebrating 19 years in business, the company is one of the East Coast’s most popular tourist attractions and is one of the world’s largest TV and movie tour companies.

Six separate bus tours and one walking tour are currently offered in New York City: NYC TV & Movie Tour, Sex and the City Hotspots Tour, Gossip Girl Sites Tour, Sopranos Sites Tour, The Super Tour of NYC: Heroes! Comics! More! TCM Classic Film Tour, When Harry Met Seinfeld Tour, Holiday Lights & Movie Sites Tour, and Central Park TV & Movie Sites walking tour. On Location Tours also operates the Boston Movie Mile walking tour as well as private group tours in Boston. All tours are led by local actors who offer inside industry information from a first-hand perspective.

Cafe Lalo from 'You've Got Mail'

The NYC TV & Movie Tour features more than 40 locations from some of the most popular TV shows and movies that use NYC as a backdrop. This three-hour tour showcases locations from Friends, Seinfeld, American Hustle, Glee, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Trainwreck, Mr. Robot, Birdman, Girls, The Smurfs, Spider-man, How I Met Your Mother, The Amazing Spider-man, Marvel’s Daredevil and Jessica Jones, and so much more. This tour is available in French via an app on your smartphone.

The Sex and the City Hotspots Tour includes more than 40 locations from the hit TV show and both movies. Follow in the footsteps of Carrie & Co. to see where they shop, drink and dine. Locations include the site of Big and Carrie’s rehearsal dinner, the shop where Charlotte bought her “Rabbit,” the bar owned by Aidan and Steve in the series and Carrie’s stoop. This tour is available in German via a new PocketGuide App on your smartphone.

Ghostbusters fire station

Experience a day in the life of Manhattan’s privileged Upper East Siders on the Gossip Girl Sites Tour. See The Palace Hotel, home to the Bass and van der Woodsen families, The Constance Billard School for Girls, Dylan’s Candy Bar, and shop at Henri Bendel, where Blair and Serena frequent. There are more than 40 locations on this tour.

New Jersey is the destination for Sopranos Sites Tour, covering more than 40 locations from the hit show. The Bada Bing, the Muffler Man and Pizzaland are some of the highlights.

Pizzaland from Sopranos

Comic fans from around the world can unite in New York City on The Super Tour of NYC: Heroes! Comics! More! See where your favorite superheroes from The Avengers, Batman, Superman, Spider-Man, Jessica Jones and so much more saved the day on this three-hour guided bus tour.

Go back in time on the Turner Classic Movies Classic Film Tour to see some of the most iconic locations from the most filmed city in the world. This tour gives movie lovers the opportunity to connect with the TCM brand and share their passion for great films in a unique way. See locations from King Kong, Woody Allen’s Manhattan, The Seven Year Itch, North by Northwest, Superman, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and so much more.

The When Harry Met Seinfeld Tour takes a look at TV & movie locations above Times Square - bringing fans closer to some of the most famous uptown locations featured on the big and small screens. The tour is inspired by classic shows that epitomize NYC such as Seinfeld and romantic comedies including When Harry Met Sally and You’ve Got Mail. Locations from recent hits like Trainwreck, Pitch Perfect, How To Be Single, The Amazing Spider-Man, Gossip Girl and The Other Guys give this tour a fresh twist.

How I Met Your Mother in McGee's Pub

The Holiday Lights & Movie Sites is a seasonal tour that started in November 2013.On this tour, participants can see how a lit up New York City sparkles during the holidays as the tour bus travels to iconic landmarks and some of the city’s hidden gems featured in classic holiday movies such as Miracle on 34th Street, Home Alone 2, Elf, Scrooged, and many more. The tour runs from Black Friday through January 1.

For those interested in seeing New York’s most famous backdrop, the walking tour of Central Park TV & Movie Sites is a tour through this world-famous park, covering more than 30 movie locations. The tour visits the Literary Walk seen in the season finale of Glee, the Boathouse from When Harry Met Sally, the Bandshell from Breakfast at Tiffany's, Bethesda Fountain seen in Enchanted and Wollman Rink used in Serendipity. This tour is available in French, German and Spanish.

The Boston Movie Mile walking tour visits more than 25 locations from movies and TV shows such as Good Will Hunting, The Departed, Blown Away, Cheers and many others.

The bus tours take place on coach buses and include step-off locations for a quick bite to eat and for fun photo opportunities. TV theme songs and video clips from the actual television shows and movies seen on the tour are part of the overall experience. Advance purchase is required and tickets can be purchased by calling Zerve (212) 913-9780, or at Ask about tours in different languages.

About On Location Tours, Inc.: Founded in June of 1999 by Georgette Blau, and is among the largest TV and movie locations tour companies in the world. Since the company’s inception, Blau has been featured in thousands of media outlets all over the world including: People Magazine, ABC's Primetime Live, The Travel Channel’s Road Trip, and Entertainment Weekly. In addition she has founded the Association of Tours of TV and Movies (ATTAM), the first organization to represent TV and movie tour companies around the world. Blau plans to establish TV and movie location tours in additional cities across the U.S.

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