Sex and the City Hotspots
New York, New York, USA
- Skip the line: Skip the hassle with pre-purchased tickets.
- Guided Tour: Hilarious and certified NYC tour guides, who also happen to be comedians and actresses, will have you in hysterics as they take you through the most memorable locations of the show.
- Set locations: Take a pic on Carrie’s famous brownstone stoop, pass by Buddakan, where Carrie and Big's wedding rehearsal dinner took place, or stop for a delicious Cosmo at Scout, the bar owned by Aidan and Steve.
- Manhattan hotspots: Shop, style, eat and drink at New York's trendiest neighborhoods including Greenwich Village and the Meatpacking District.
About this New York tour
HBO's Sex and the City had four main characters: Carrie, Charlotte, Samantha, and Miranda. But you could argue that New York City itself was the Fifth Beatle to this Fab Four. While many of the interiors of the comedy were filmed on a Queens soundstage, the program also had a lot of "on location" scenes in Manhattan, where the characters ate, drank, shopped, and gossiped. After all, there is a reason for the word "sex" in the show's title, isn't there?
In this bus tour, led by sassy comedic guides, the fun day starts at the Plaza Hotel, where Carrie reenacted The Way We Were when meeting Mr. Big. See the church where Samantha met a certain Friar (rhymes with luck, we can't put the real name here). Indulge in sweets at Magnolia Bakery, where Carrie and Miranda munched out on cupcakes while talking about Aidan. And don't forget ABC Carpet Home, where Charlotte argued with Trey's mother, Bunny, over a bed. Because the tour covers the whole city, you'll get an insider's look at Manhattan.
Of course Carrie's brownstone stoop, shown in so many Sex and the City scenes, is a key part of the tour. So is the Pleasure Chest, the adult store where Charlotte bought her "Rabbit" toy. The GoBe tour also includes the ability to engage in retail therapy in some of the boutiques seen on the show. Plus, you can enjoy a Cosmopolitan, just like the characters did. Even if you're a SATC superfan, you'll still learn more about the show.
Since Sex and the City is a show about women's sexual exploits in the big city, it featured plenty of attractive men. Some of the actors were well-known at the time, but there were a few future stars on the show. This included Mad Men's John Slattery as a NYC politician who wanted Carrie to do a very wet fetish. Daniel Sunjata played Louis Leroy, a young sailor in town for Fleet Week, and comedian Will Arnett was Miranda's beau, who had a penchant for public sex.
Please make your way to the front of Pulitzer Fountain (Fifth Ave by 58th St), NYC, NY 10016.
Reservations must be made 48 hours in advance.
Runs daily at 11:00am and Saturdays at 3:00pm.
Additional 3:00pm on Fridays (May-Dec).
Closed Wednesdays from Jan - Mar 15 / Friday, Mar 17 & Sunday, Jun 25.
Tour operates year round in all kinds of weather. Bring ID showing you are 21+ if you wish to have a drink at Scout.
This tour is not wheelchair accessible. It involves a moderate amount of walking, standing and some steps.
Walking Tour, Scenic
Tour Participation Requirements
This experience is rated moderate. Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain and/or water activity in a slight current. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.
Suitable for travelers 13 years of age and older. The minimum age to consume alcohol is 21 years, if you wish to have a drink at Scout.
Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.
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