Some of the most iconic holiday films take place in NYC, which makes sense – there’s something extra magical about the city that never sleeps when it’s even more aglow with Christmas lights.

For native New Yorkers and tourists alike, a guide of the most classic scenes and where to relive them is an ideal ‘Saturday in December’ activity. Along the way, snap a photo at every stop to compile an epic Instagram story of the entire NYC holiday film roadmap.

No better place to start than with the pinnacle of Christmas movies, the 1947 classic “Miracle on 34th Street.” First stop: Macy’s Herald Square, one of the last remaining turn-of-the-century department stores where “Miracle” was filmed. Snap a photo outside the well-known façade, or with Macy’s resident Santa Claus to stay true to the plot.

Macy's Herald Square

Your next stop is just a 10-minute subway ride away to The Seagram Building. It’s home to two holiday tales — “The Family Man” and “Scrooged.” While Nicolas Cage probably won’t saunter into your photo, it’s worth a stop in to see if the Ghost of Christmas Past might appear. Such a sighting would certainly merit adding a #BahHumbug to your post.

The Seagram Building - The Family Man

The Seagram Building featured in The Family Man – Universal Pictures

Next up, take a turn around the Plaza Hotel’s luxe lobby à la Kevin McCallister in “Home Alone 2,” or even reserve a spot for afternoon tea to extend your time in the elaborately decorated Palm Court dining room.

Home Alone 2 Plaza Hotel

The Plaza Hotel featured in Home Alone 2 – 20th Century Fox

Just around the corner, step into John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale’s skates at Wollman Rink in Central Park, the perfect spot to re-create their romantic scene from “Serendipity.”

Another great skate spot: the rink outside the Rockefeller Center. Will Ferrell’s character in “Elf” had an enchanting first date there, while Kevin McCallister reunited with his mom in front of the magnificent 100-foot tree. No Christmas-time tour is complete without a stop here.

The Rink At Rockefeller Center

The Rink at Rockefeller Center featured in Elf – New Line Cinema

After taking in the grandest Christmas tree in the States, it’s time to search for your own, as in “When Harry Met Sally.” While New York City is full of tree lots, dedicated fans of the film can pick theirs up at Broadway and 96th Street, where the scene was originally shot.

The Plant Shed When Harry Met Sally

The Plant Shed featured in When Harry Met Sally – Columbia Pictures

But if sitting back and enjoying a show feels like the perfect end to the day, a trip to see the Christmas Spectacular starring The Radio City Rockettes, who’ve appeared in countless flicks and make memories of every Christmas in New York picture perfect.

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