Itinerary for Melissa Trujillo

OCTOBER 17 - 19, 2021

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1 Hotel Central Park
1414 6th Avenue
New York, 10019

Tel: (833) 625-4111



Hudson Yards & The Edge

Today will begin with breakfast across the street from Central Park, followed by a walk along the west side of the park up to the American Museum of Natural History. After a few hours in the museum, you can grab a quick lunch near the museum or inside The Shops and Restaurants at Hudson Yards, the next stop on your itinerary. The hallmark of your visit to Hudson Yards will be the breathtaking, panoramic views of NYC from high atop The Edge. Afterward, you will take a short walk toward the Hudson River and board a Classic Harbor Line Cruise that will take you around the island of Manhattan at sunset. At the completion of your cruise, you will take a car back to your hotel area and enjoy a classic Italian dinner.


🍴 8:30 a.m. - Breakfast reservation at Sarabeth's, 40 Central Park South (1 block from hotel)

🚶 9:30 a.m. -  Walk west through Central Park, to arrive at:

🎟 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. American Museum of Natural History, 200 Central Park West


🍴 LUNCH RECOMMENDATIONS: Lunch at Shake Shack behind the Museum, 366 Columbus Avenue

OR, Inside The Shops and Restaurants at Hudson Yards


🚕 1:30 p.m - Take a car to Hudson Yards, 20 Hudson Yards (Shopping and food inside The Shops and Restaurants)

🎟 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. - The Edge, 4th Floor, Inside The Shops and Restaurants (3-4 your entry window)

🚶 4:45 p.m. - Walk to Pier 62, Chelsea Piers (15 minutes from The Edge)


🎟  5:15 p.m. - Classic Harbor Line Sunset Cruise (Arrive by 5 p.m.)

🚕  6:45 p.m. - Take a car to dinner

🍴 7:15 p.m.  - Dinner at Angelo's Coal Oven Pizza, 117 West 57th St

🚶 Walk back to hotel (1 block to hotel)



WTC & Financial District

After a classic American breakfast near your hotel, today will be spent in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan. You will board a Statue City Cruise in Battery Park that will take you to Liberty Island where you have pedestal access to the Statue of Liberty. From there you will ferry to Ellis Island before heading back to Battery Park. Lunch can be found inside The Oculus at Gansevoort Liberty Market, a gourmet food hall with several options. You will spend the next couple of hours at the 9/11 Museum and Memorial. Afterward, you will take a short sightseeing walk to visit several important landmarks in the area. The day will conclude with a dinner reservation on the Hudson River Esplanade, at Merchant’s River House.


🍴 8:00 a.m. - Breakfast at Carnegie Diner and Cafe, 205 West 57th St. (1 block, 5 minutes, from hotel)

🚕 9:00 a.m. - Take a car downtown to Battery Park, Castle Clinton National Monument

🎟 10:00 a.m. -  Statue City Cruises Ferry to Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island



🚶 2:00 p.m. - Walk north (15 minutes) toward 9/11 Memorial and Museum

🍴 Lunch options at Gansvoort Liberty Market, Gourmet Food Hall inside The Oculus.

🎟  2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 9/11 Memorial and Museum (Both the museum and the memorial close at 5 p.m.)



🚶 5:00 p.m. Sightseeing Walk

  • The Oculus
  • Trinity Church
  • Federal Hall
  • New York Stock Exchange

🚶6:45 p.m. Walk to dinner (13-minute walk from Federal Hall)

🍴 7:00 p.m. - Dinner reservation at Merchant's River House, 375 South End Ave.

🚕 Take a car back to hotel.





Midtown & Wicked

Your final full day in the city will start with breakfast near your hotel and then a self-guided walking tour through Midtown Manhattan. You will visit numerous iconic landmarks and stores. You can move along as quickly or as slowly as you’d like at each place. You will pass by many lunch options on your route; be sure the check out the shops and restaurants inside Rockefeller Center and Grand Central Terminal. After your day of sightseeing, you will return to your hotel to change your clothes and get ready for a night on the town, including a dinner reservation at La Grande Boucherie and the famed Broadway Show, Wicked!


🍴 8:00 a.m. Breakfast at 9Ten Restaurant, 910 7th Ave (1 block, 5 minutes, from hotel)

🚶 9:30 a.m. Sightseeing and Shopping through Midtown Manhattan

  • The Plaza Hotel
  • Bergdorf Goodman
  • Patrick's Cathedral
  • Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Rockefeller Center (many shops and restaurants inside)
  • Radio City Music Hall
  • Times Square
  • New York Public Library (free admission)
  • Grand Central Terminal (many shops and restaurants inside)
  • Empire State Building


🚕  3:30 p.m.  - Walk or take a car back to the hotel


🚶 5:00 p.m. Walk to dinner (4 blocks, 8 minutes from hotel)

🍴 5:30 p.m. Dinner reservation at La Grande Boucherie, 145 W 53rd St. (Arrive 15-20 minutes for earlier seating, if possible.)

🚶  6:40 p.m. Walk to Gershwin Theater, 222 W 51st St.  (4 blocks, 6 minutes from restaurant)

🎟   7:00 p.m.  Wicked

🚶  Walk or take car back to hotel (10 blocks, 15-minute walk)

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