Heath & Shannon's NYC Itinerary

December 1-5, 2022

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Address: 455 Madison Avenue

Phone:  (212) 888-7000





Note: You will see several subway trips included on the itinerary. No need to purchase a subway pass. Just tap your credit card on the OMNY screen at the turnstile and pass through. Your card will be charged $2.75 per ride.

Thursday December 1st


Central Park, American Museum of Natural History, Sunset Cruise & Dinner


Walk 20 minutes to:

10:00 a.m. Columbus Circle Christmas Market

11:00 a.m. Central Park Sightseeing (see map):

  • Wollman Rink
  • The Mall and Literary Walk
  • Bethesda Fountain
  • Bethesda Terrace
  • The Bow Bridge
  • Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir

OR a 1-hour Pedicab Tour could be an option in place of the walk. Your driver will take great photos of you!


Walk to:

12:30 p.m. Lunch: Shake Shack, 366 Columbus Ave. (behind the museum)

1:30 p.m. American Museum of Natural History, 200 Central Park West.

Order #53700007

3:30 p.m. Take a car to:

4:15 p.m. Classic Harbor Line Sunset and Holiday Cocoa Cruise, Chelsea Piers, Pier 62

Booking # 144678792 Phone: (212) 627-1825

Take a car back to your hotel.


Walk 13 minutes to:

7:30 p.m. Dinner Reservation: Quality Meats, 57 W 58th St.

You have a 15-minute grace period. Call if you are running late or need changes (212) 371-7777

Friday December 2nd


Bryant Park Winter Village, Must-See Manhattan Tour, Top of the Rock, NY Pizza & Comedy Club


Walk 13 minutes to:

10:00 a.m. Bryant Park Winter Village, on 42nd St between 5th and 6th Aves.


Walk 6 minutes to:

12:00 p.m. Lunch: Los Tacos No. 1, 125 Park Ave.

Walk 1 minute to:

1:00 p.m. Must-See Manhattan Tour, Meet-up location is 90 E 42nd Street in front of Pershing Square Central Café.

If you are running late or need to contact your guide call/text (929) 224-2429. Booking # 144679595

Tour includes:

  • Rockefeller Center
  • Times Square
  • Broadway
  • Fifth Avenue
  • Radio City Music Hall
  • Studio Windows at NBC Today Show
  • Saks 5th Avenue
  • Patrick’s Cathedral (interior)
  • NY Public Library
  • Chrysler Building
  • Grand Central (interior)
  • Top of the Rock


5:00 p.m. Return to your hotel.

Take the subway to dinner (approx. 14 minutes):

Walk 8 minutes to 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Center Station (on 6th Ave at 48th St.). Take a Downtown D or F train to West 4th St.-Washington Square Station. Walk  minutes to dinner.

7:00 p.m. Two of NYC’s best pizza options for dinner:

John’s of Bleecker St. (whole pie), 278 Bleecker St.  5-minute walk to comedy club.

Bleecker St. Pizza (by the slice), 69 7th Ave. 7-minute walk to comedy club.

9:00 p.m. Comedy Cellar: Fat Black Pussycat showroom. 130 W 3rd St.

Info: $25 Cover Charge 2 item minimum purchase. Can be alcohol or non-alcohol, food or dessert.

Take the subway back to your hotel (approx. 20 minutes):

Walk 3 minutes to W 4th St-Washington Square Station. Take an Uptown E train to 5th Avenue-53rd St. Station. Walk two minutes to your hotel.

Saturday December 3rd


Secrets of NY Tour, Financial District, 9/11 Memorial and Museum & Italian Dinner


Take the subway to breakfast (approx. 25 minutes):

Walk 10 minutes to Grand Central Terminal. Take a Downtown 4 or 5 train to Wall Street Station. Walk 5-minutes to Leo’s Bagels.

9:00 a.m. Breakfast: Leo’s Bagels, 3 Hanover Square

Walk 7 minutes to:

10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Secrets of New York Tour in Lower Manhattan/Financial District. Meet-up location is 84 William St outside of The Howell Hotel on the corner of William St. and Maiden Ln.

If you are running late or need to contact your guide, call/text (929) 224-2429. Booking # 144679598

Tour includes:

  • The Brooklyn Bridge
  • The Federal Reserve
  • The Financial District
  • Wall Street and Charging Bull
  • The New York Stock Exchange
  • Federal Hall
  • Trinity Church
  • One World Trade Center
  • 9/11 Memorial


1:00 p.m. Lunch: Hudson Eats at Brookfield Place, 230 Vessey St. Across the street from 9/11 Memorial on the Hudson River. Food Hall with numerous options.

2:30 p.m. 9/11 Museum, 180 Greenwich St.

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Optional: Walk 14 minutes to the historic Fraunces Tavern, 55 Pearl St.

Take the subway back to your hotel:

From Bowling Green Station, Wall Street Station, or Fulton Street Station (depending on where you are) take an Uptown 4 or 5 train to Grand Central Terminal. Walk 10 minutes back to your hotel.


Walk 16 minutes to:

7:45 p.m. Dinner Reservation: Tony’s Di Napoli, 147 W 43rd (212) 221-0100

Sunday December 4th


DUMBO Brooklyn, Summit One Vanderbilt, Dinner & Broadway Show


Take the subway to DUMBO, Brooklyn (approx. 35 minutes):

From your hotel, walk 9 minutes to 47-50th Sts-Rockefeller Center Station (on 6th Ave. at 48th St.). Take a Downtown F train 10 stops to York St. Station.

10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. DUMBO Brooklyn.

Walk to (See Map):

  • The Brooklyn Flea
  • The DUMBO Archway
  • DUMBO-Manhattan Bridge View (popular photo spot)
  • Pebble Beach (beautiful skyline views!)
  • Jane’s Carousel


12:00 p.m. Lunch: Time Out Market, 55 Water Street. There are 25 food vendors and bars all under the same roof (downstairs and upstairs/rooftop)

Take a car to Grand Central Station (approx. 30 minutes).

2:30 p.m. Summit One Vanderbilt, 45 E 42nd St. Entrance to Summit is in Grand Central on the main concourse (via Vanderbilt Passage). You can show up 15 minutes early or up to an hour late. Order # 20221102-6909959


Walk 8 minutes back to your hotel.

Walk 15 minutes to:

5:00 p.m. Dinner Reservation: Brooklyn Chophouse-Times Square, 253 W 47th St.

Walk 6 minutes to:

7:00 p.m. New World Stages, Stage 4: The Play That Goes Wrong, 340 W 50th St.

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Walk back to your hotel.

Monday December 5th


Chinatown, Little Italy, Katz's Deli, Tenement Museum, Dinner & The Christmas Spectacular


Take the subway to Chinatown (approx. 17 minutes):

From your hotel, walk 3 minutes to 51st St. Station (at 51st and Lexington). Take a Downtown 6 train to Canal St. Station (9 stops).

10:00 a.m. Chinatown Sightseeing Walk (See Map):

·      Canal Street Market
·      Columbus Park
·      Bayard Street
·      Pell Street
·      Doyers Street

11:00 a.m. Little Italy Sightseeing Walk (See Map):

All of Little Italy is on Mulberry St. between Broome St. and Canal St., just 3 blocks.


Walk 15 minutes to:

12:00 p.m. Lunch: Katz’s Delicatessen, 205 E Houston St.

Walk 7-minutes to:

 2:15 p.m. Tenement Museum: 100 Years Apart Tour, 103 Orchard St.

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Take the subway back to your hotel (approx. 25 minutes):

Walk from the Tenement Museum, 3 minutes to Delancey St-Essex St. Station. Take an Uptown F train (8 stops) to 47-50th Sts-Rockefeller Plaza Station. Walk 9 minutes to your hotel.


Walk 9 minutes to:

6:00 p.m. Dinner Reservartion: Ocean Prime, 123 W 52nd St.

Ocean Prime has a 15-minute grace period. Call if you are running late or have changes. (212) 956-1404

Walk 3 minutes to:

8:00 p.m. Radio City Music Hall: The Rockettes Christmas Spectacular, 1260 6th Ave.  Transferred via Ticketmaster to Heath’s email. Order #22-42144/NY6

Walk back to your hotel.

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