"This was my fifth time in New York City with Walk the Arts. Great value for money and total immersion in the world of contemporary art."

(R. Gougeon, Ottawa, New York Art Trip 2019)

New York Art Trip – Bus Tour from Ottawa

March 20 – 23, 2025 


Our New York bus tour from Ottawa is offered every March since 1993. Three nights and four days in Midtown Manhattan visiting top art museums and galleries. Pick-up location for participants from the Kingston area. Participants from the US can join us on our way to NYC or at our hotel.

New York Bus Tour from Ottawa

Our New York Bus Tour from Ottawa, New York Art Trip, offered since 1993 is devoted to top art museums and contemporary art galleries. An art trip to NYC open to everyone from artists of all levels and art students to art lovers and lifelong learners. It is suitable for independent travelers too. We offer accommodation in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, a flexible schedule, the opportunity to travel with a group of like-minded adults, the services of an art historian on board, and affordable prices.

New York Art Trip is so popular that we have a return rate of 76%. After a long winter, what a better way to recharge your creative batteries?

Our New York Bus Tour from Ottawa is a great opportunity to visit a marvelous array of art exhibits ranging from classical and modern to the contemporary and the “very now”! We visit the MoMa, the Met, the Guggenheim, the Brooklyn, the Whitney, the Frick and the Chelsea Galleries. Our trip lasts three nights and four days, leaving from Ottawa to NYC on Thursday early morning and returning from NYC to Ottawa on Sunday night. We have two pick up locations in Ottawa, the Byward Market and IKEA.

Participants from the Kingston area can join us at a parking lot very close to the Thousand Islands Tax & Duty Free Store in Lansdowne, just before crossing the border. Participants from the US can join us on our way to NYC or at our hotel.

Location, Accommodation and Meals

During our three-night New York Bus Tour from Ottawa, we stay at a beautifully located hotel in Midtown Manhattan on 35th Street  between 5th and 6th Avenues (Hilton Garden Inn 35th St). You can have breakfast in one of the coffee shops nearby. For lunch and dinner, you will find plenty of options, from food trucks and Museum cafés to restaurants for every taste and budget.


Price per person of New York Art Trip 2025 varies depending on the type of accommodation as follows:

  • Quad: CAD$ 745
  • Triple: CAD$ 835
  • Double: CAD$ 1000
  • Single CAD$ 1455

Price includes:

  • Three nights at the Hilton Garden Inn 35th St (between 5th and 6th Avenues)
  • Transportation by bus Ottawa-New York-Ottawa
  • Transportation by bus to all museums and sites on schedule
  • The services of an art historian on board as resource person
  • Art talk before departure
  • All taxes

We make group reservations for the busiest museums and exhibits, so our participants can enjoy fast entrances and reduced group fares. However, all museums are optional, and participants are free to visit New York City at their own pace.

New York bus tour from Ottawa

EN > For the prospectus with the schedule and more details please click on the image above.

FR > Ce voyage culturelà New-York est également offert en français. Les détails en cliquant sur l’image ci-dessous.

Voyage à New York d'Ottawa

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