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
Serafina, 2178 Broadway
Friedman’s, 130 W 72nd St.
Pappardella, 316 Columbus Ave.
Jacob’s Pickles, 509 Amsterdam Ave.
Walk the blocks from 65th St-83rd St. between Central Park West and Columbus for decorated porches and walk-ups!
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
Walk 7-minutes to:
9:30 a.m. Breakfast: Sarabeth’s-UWS, 423 Amsterdam Ave.
Take a subway to:
11:00 a.m. Times Square
11:30 a.m. M&M’s World, 1600 Broadway
12:30 p.m. Rise NY, 160 W 45th St
Take subway to:
2:00 p.m. Grand Central Terminal, 89 E 42nd St.
2:30 p.m. Summit One Vanderbilt, located inside of Grand Central Terminal-Vanderbilt Passage
5:00 p.m. Dinner Options:
Black Tap, 136 W 55th (8-minute walk to theater)
Toloache, 251 W 50th St. (2-minute walk to theater)
The Blue Dog, 308 W 50th (3-minute walk to theater)
7:00 p.m. Gershwin Theater: Wicked. 222 W 51st St.
Take a subway back to your hotel.
Thursday November 3rd
Little Island, Chelsea Market, The High Line, Hudson Yards, NY Pizza & NHL Hockey
Take the subway to:
9:30 a.m. Breakfast Options:
Cafeteria, 119 7th Ave
The Grey Dog, 242 W 16th St.
11:00 a.m. The Little Island, Pier 55 at Hudson River Park (at the very west end of 14th St.)
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 13 minutes to:
1:00 p.m. Lunch: Hudson Eats food court with many fast-casual options inside Brookfield Place, 230 Vessey St.
Walk across the street to:
2:00 p.m. 9/11 Memorial & Museum, 180 Greenwich St.
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):
- Time Out Market, 55 Water St. 24 food vendors and 3 bars under 1 roof!
- Jane’s Carousel
- Pebble Beach
- Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, 14 Old Fulton St.