Gossip Girl Sites

On Location Tours

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Hello Upper East Siders and Gossip Girl fans! Enter the playground of the privileged prep school teens on a tour of Gossip Girl Sites, courtesy of On Location Tours.

Live a day in the life of Serena, Blair, Chuck, Dan, Vanessa, and Nate on this three hour guided bus tour that visits more than 40 locations that were used in filming the hit TV series.

Find out behind the scenes information and little known facts about the cast and crew of Gossip Girl from local New York City actors and actresses who are the guides on this exciting tour.

On this tour you will:
  • Go on location at Henri Bendel where Blair and Serena shop
  • Pass the Vera Wang boutique where Blair tried on her wedding gown
  •  Shop at the candy store where Dan helped Vanessa shop
  • Get spotted at Constance Billard & St. Jude's schools
  • Hold court at the Met Steps while you stop for a photo op
  • Visit Grand Central Terminal where Serena returned to NYC in the first episode
  • Visit The Empire Hotel, site of Chuck Bass’ newest home and business
Please note that children under 9 years of age are not allowed on the tour as the content of the tour and several stops are not suitable for young children. This tour is rated PG13.  Participants under 15 years of age must be accompanied by someone 15 years of age or older.

For a limited time, add on the Central Park TV & Movie Sites walking tour for only $12!  Available as an add-on during purchase process. Please note: you must email office@onlocationtours.com or call 212-683-2027 to reserve a spot on the walking tour. Central Park TV & Movie Sites and Gossip Girl Sites must be taken on different days.

What Is Not Included?

Gratuities are not included in the price of the tour ticket. A tip for exemplary service is always appreciated, but never required.

Meeting Location

51st and Madison Avenue (New York, NY) (Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.)
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Rating: 5
Great way to see the upper East Side
Sun, Jan 31  10:00 AM Female 30-39 International Tourist(s) Other
 
Madeleine the tour guide was so lovely and knew all her gossip girl information
Rating: 5
Fantastic
Fri, Jan 29  10:00 AM Female 20-29 International Tourist(s) Group of Friends
 
I loved the tour very insightful and a good tour of new york city
Rating: 5
Amazing
Fri, Jan 29  10:00 AM Female 20-29 International Tourist(s) Other
 
Kelsey was a very nice tour guide who showed us also much about NYC next to everything about Gossip Girl! It was amazing Maurice of the Palace showed us inside.

Sometimes I thought they showed not so much clips.. At the SATC Tour were far more clips shown.
Rating: 5
Great fun tour
Fri, Jan 22  10:00 AM Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
 
Went with teenage girl who loved the tour. Guide was very funny and informative and the tour hit all the important sites such as the Empire, the Met steps, and the school. They show you clips from the episodes showing the sites we have just seen. Highly recommend this tour if you are a Gossip Girl fan. Would have liked more Chuck scenes and less Dan scenes.
Rating: 5
Made teen daughters very happy!
Sun, Jan 17  10:00 AM Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
 
My friend and I surprised our teen daughters with this tour. And they were THRILLED!!!!! For us Mom's that have never watched the show, it was a great way to see the city. But for the girls, they were enthralled. We had the very best tour guide, Maddie! She was everything you could want from a Tour Guide. Knowledgeable, friendly but still professional, passionate. The stops along the way were wonderful, especially at Harry Bendel's, it had us going back. The booking process was very easy. Everything about the tour was well done.
Rating: 5
Fantastic tour, and enthusiastic guide!
Sun, Jan 17  10:00 AM Female 20-29 International Tourist(s) Group of Friends
 
Madeleine was a great tour guide, and was full of information about the show and New York in general. It was great to be able to get off the bus and spend some time at various locations! Well worth the money!
Rating: 5
Highly recommend this- was very entertaining
Sun, Jan 17  10:00 AM Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
 
My teenage daughters- who have seen all seasons of Gossip Girl- absolutely loved it. I have not watched it but really enjoyed the tour partly due to the wonderful guide we had.
Rating: 5
Fantastic Tour!!
Sat, Jan 16  10:00 AM Female 20-29 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
 
I went on the Gossip Girl tour with a group of girlfriends in January. We were in NY for a bachelorette weekend and the majority of the girls were fans of the show so we thought it would be a fun way to see the city. We were not disappointed!!! The tour not only stops at many of the show's filming locations, but our tour guide gave us extra tid bits of information on the behind the scenes and filming of the show, which was great. They even show video clips on the tour bus so you can match the locations to the scenes which is a great help if it's been awhile since you've seen the show!
Rating: 4
Gossip girl fans will enjoy
Sat, Jan 16  10:00 AM Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
 
Our tour guide Abby was super sweet and knew her facts about gossip girl. I had my daughter and her friend with me they loved the whole tour. Would recommend it.
Rating: 5
Especially delightful
Fri, Jan 15  10:00 AM Female Under 20 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
 
I enjoyed all the stops, picture opportunities, fun facts and movie tidbits. Abby was an enthusiastic joy and made me want to do her job. I loved every second of the opportunity to learn more about Gossip girl.

Xoxo, gossip girl
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If the tour is sold out, is there a waiting list?
No, On Location Tours does not keep a waiting list for our tours. Tours usually sell out, and often well in advance, so please make sure to purchase your tickets far in advance, especially if you have limited time availability.
Where does the tour end?
Near Grand Central Station.
Are we on the bus the whole tour?
Absolutely not. The tour takes place on a coach bus since the locations are spread out all around Manhattan. But we get off the bus at a number of locations along the way, giving you the opportunity to experience the locations and take pictures. Whenever you leave the bus, it is with the tour guide. The tour includes a mix of on-the-bus viewings of locations and stops to get off the bus to explore, all woven into the story of how they relate to the hit series Gossip Girl!
What exact locations do we visit?
The exact itinerary and route of the tour varies somewhat from tour to tour, so we can't say ahead of time exactly which locations will be visited on a specific tour.
Is there ever a circumstance when a location is omitted from the tour?
While it is extremely rare, we do sometimes need to skip or modify certain locations that usually are part of the tour. Since the tour is visiting real-life locations all around Manhattan, the tour's itinerary can sometimes be impacted by traffic conditions, store hours, etc. On Location Tours assumes no liability or responsibility for: traffic conditions, access to sites, or other conditions beyond its control.
Is there an age limit on this tour?
Children under 9 years old, including babies, are unfortunately not allowed on the tour, as the content of the tour and several of its stops are not suitable for young children. Additionally, any person under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a person at least 15 years of age or older at all times.
Should I tip the tour guide?
Gratuities are not included in the price of the tour ticket. A tip for exemplary service is always appreciated, but never required.
Is this a good sightseeing tour?
Yes. The tour travels through much of Manhattan while highlighting the specific Gossip Girl locations that are the tour's focus. As a result, families and friends often find this tour an ideal way to tour the city. While the tour does not visit such Manhattan landmarks as the Statue of Liberty or Empire State Building, you will be visiting neighborhoods such as Meatpacking District, the Lower East Side, and the Upper East Side.
Are food and drink included on the tour? Can I bring my own?
No food or drinks are served on the tour, but you can feel free to bring something of your own if it is neat and you're sure to remove all garbage from the bus at the end of the tour. There may be a few quick stops where you can grab something during the tour. Alcohol is completely prohibited on the bus.
Are the tours conducted in English only?
Yes, the Gossip Girl Sites tour is only conducted in English at this time. Since so much of the tour is visual, however, visitors from countries such as Japan, Germany, France, Spain and many others have enjoyed the tour just the same!
What type of bus is used?
The tour is conducted on a closed coach bus. It is heated in the winter and air conditioned in the summer.
Is there assigned seating on the bus?
Priority seating offers guaranteed assigned seating. Otherwise, seating is first come, first serve. If you have a number of people in your party that want to sit together, you should make sure to arrive 15-20 minutes early. Guests that arrive late or right at the starting time are much more likely to have to split up their group.
Is there a bathroom on the bus?
Almost all of the buses used on the Gossip Girl Sites tours have bathrooms.
Are the buses handicapped accessible?
Yes, but you need to contact On Location Tours directly before booking your tickets to arrange a wheelchair accessible bus, if needed. To do this, please click “Contact OnLocation” to the left of the page. Buses are not equipped with lap or shoulder belts or harnesses. We are committed to providing accessible tours to persons with disabilities and are able to provide accessible vehicles for passengers with mobility impairments. Notice of the need for an accessible vehicle at least 24 hours in advance is strongly recommended so as to guarantee the timely provision of an accessible vehicle. The wheelchair lifts can accommodate up to approximately 600 pounds total. However, If you will be using a fold-up wheelchair and will be traveling with someone who can provide assistance on and off the bus, you do not need to inform us ahead of time as all of our buses have room in the luggage compartment to store it.
Are cameras allowed on the tour?
Yes. While photography and filming are not allowed on the bus portion of the tour, there are some great spots for taking photos and videos at our numerous stops along the way.
Are gift certificates available for the tour?
Yes, gift certificates are available and make a perfect gift for holidays, birthdays or any other occasion! To purchase a gift certificate for this activity, please click on the "Gift certificates: Purchase" link in the box above.
How is my gift certificate delivered? Can I print it out now and give it to the recipient myself?
Yes, you can! When you purchase your gift certificate online, you will be presented immediately with your gift certificate so that you can print it out and deliver it. If you buy it over the phone, a link to your gift certificate will be emailed to you as soon as your purchase is completed.
What if I want the gift certificate emailed to the recipient instead?
That's no problem, either! When you purchase your gift certificate, just select the option to have the certificate emailed directly to the recipient and provide their email address. You'll even be able to decide whether you want the email sent immediately or if you'd prefer to schedule it to be emailed on a future date. (For instance, if you want to buy it today so you don't forget, but you don't want it emailed to the recipient until their special day!)
Can I book a private tour?
Yes, private tours are available. Most groups, however, decide to attend the public tour for two reasons. First, it is usually significantly less expensive. Second, part of the fun of the tour is interacting with all the other Gossip Girl fans that take the public tour. If you are interested in booking a private tour, contact On Location Tours by clicking “Contact OnLocation” to the left of the page.

Policies

Refund/Rescheduling Policy

Non-refundable, cannot be rescheduled.
Once purchased, tickets cannot be refunded and cannot be rescheduled because your space is being guaranteed at the event.

Weather Policy

Activity takes place rain or shine.
The activity runs regardless of weather conditions. In the rare situation where the seller is forced to cancel the event, ticket-holders will be allowed to reschedule to another time (subject to availability).

Other Policies

Children under 9 are not allowed on the Gossip Girl Sites tour.
Children under 9 years old are not allowed on the tour (including babies), as the content of the tour and several of its stops are not suitable for young children. Tour participants under the age of 15 must accompanied by someone at least 15 years of age.
Important: If you purchase the Central Park TV & Movie Sites tour add-on,
You MUST email office@onlocationtours.com or call 212-683-2027 to reserve a spot on the tour. Central Park TV & Movie Sites and Gossip Girl Sites must be taken on different days.

On Location Tours

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On Location Tours, Inc. is among the world’s largest TV and movie tour companies with tours in New York City and Boston.  The tours feature sites from the hottest and latest on the big and small screen. Founded in 1999, it is one of the East Coast’s most popular tourist attractions, serving TV & movie buffs from around world.

On Location Tours has been featured in thousands of media outlets around the world, including TV Guide, Newsweek, Business Week, Entertainment Weekly, Wall Street Journal, The Today Show, HBO, and the Travel Channel's TV Road Trip.

The aim of On Location Tours is to allow people the opportunity to straddle fiction and reality, letting them feel as though they are part of the TV show or movie.
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