NYC HOTEL LOCATION
Levain (amazing cookies!): 167 W 74th St. 2-minute walk.
Shake Shack (burgers, fries, shakes!): 366 Columbus Ave. 7-minute walk.
Mille-feuille Bakery Café (great pastry & coffee!): 2175 Broadway. 3-minute walk.
Citarella (gourmet market): 2135 Broadway. 1-minute walk
Fairway (grocery): 2131 Broadway. 1-minute walk
Monday October 31st
Hotel Check-in, Dinner & Halloween Walk
Tuesday November 1st
Central Park, Midtown Sightseeing & Shopping, Dinner & Sunset Cruise
8:30 a.m. Sightseeing in Central Park (see map):
· The Reservoir
· The Bow Bridge
· Bethesda Terrace and Fountain
· The Mall and Literary Walk
Bicycle Rental Kiosks located at the SW and SE Corners of Central Park.
11:00 a.m. Pret A Manger, 100 Central Park South. A popular NYC counter-serve chain with ready-made items.
11:30 a.m. Sightseeing & Shopping along 5th Ave. (see map):
- The Plaza Hotel
- Tiffany & Co.
- Patrick’s Cathedral
- Lego Store
- FAO Schwarz
- Rockefeller Plaza
- New York Public Library
- Bryant Park (Winter Village will be open)
Treats near Rockefeller Plaza:
Chip City Cookies, Concourse (lower level) 30 Rockefeller Plaza
Magnolia Bakery, 1240 6th Ave
Take a car to dinner location:
3:30 p.m. Early Dinner Options:
Empire Diner, 210 10th Ave
Cookshop, 156 10th Ave
Fonda, 189 9th Ave
Pepe Giallo, 195 10th Ave
Wednesday November 2nd
Times Square, Grand Central, Summit One Vanderbilt, Dinner & Broadway
Thursday November 3rd
Little Island, Chelsea Market, The High Line, Hudson Yards, NY Pizza & NHL Hockey
12:30 p.m. Chelsea Market, 75 9th Ave. Food and shopping in a reclaimed factory.
2:00 p.m. The High Line, nearest entrance is the stairs at 16th St. and 10th Ave.
3:30 p.m. Hudson Yards: The Vessel, The Edge (same day tickets available), Shopping and Food
5:30 p.m. NY Pizza Suprema-Pizza by the Slice. (Across the street from Madison Square Garden)
7:00 p.m. Madison Square Garden: NY Rangers, 4 Pennsylvania Plaza.
Take subway back to your hotel.
Friday November 4th
Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, 9/11 Memorial & Museum, Brooklyn Bridge & DUMBO
Take a subway to:
9:00 a.m. Statue City Cruises: Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island. Choose the Pedestal Reserve Ticket-New York Liberty Island. You don’t have to get off at the Statue but can stay on the ferry for the next stop at Ellis Island.
Note: Queue for the ferry is at the Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park. Be prepared for airport-type security screening prior to getting on the ferry.
Walk 12 minutes to:
5:30 p.m. Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Walkway at City Hall Park. Walk the bridge to Brooklyn.
Dinner & Sightseeing in DUMBO, Brooklyn (see map):