Benson Itinerary

September 30th-October 4th

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NYC HOTEL LOCATION

MOXY HOTEL NYC-Chelsea
105 W 28th St.
(212) 514-6699

Friday September 30th

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CENTRAL PARK

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THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

 

Afternoon

12:00 p.m. Carriage Ride (25-minute short tour) in Central Park. NYC Horse Carriages. 180 Central Park South.

Info: Meet at the park entrance across the street from West Drive. (516) 606-6212

1:30 p.m. Lunch: OBAO-Midtown. 222 E 53rd St.

Evening

6:00 p.m. Empire State Building, 20 W 34th St. VIP Express Tickets to 86th and 102nd Floors.

Info: Your arrival window is between 6:00-6:15 p.m. Booking#20220711-22606437

8:00 p.m. Dinner: Serra Rooftop at Eataly Flatiron, 200 5th Ave.

Saturday October 1st

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SIGHTSEEING ALONG 5TH AVE

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SUNSET CRUISE

 

Morning

11:00 a.m. Sightseeing and Shopping along 5th Ave. (see map):

  • Bloomingdales
  • The Plaza Hotel
  • Bergdorf Goodman
  • Saint Patrick's Cathedral (free, go in!)
  • Rockefeller Plaza
  • Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Radio City Music Hall

Afternoon

1:00 p.m. Lunch (along the route): PizzArte, 69 W 55th  St.

5:20 p.m. Classic Harbor Line: Sunset Cruise, 62 Chelsea Piers. Pier 62.

Info: Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure. Cruise is 90-minutes long. Phone#(212) 627-1825 Booking#127639284

Evening

7:30 p.m. Dinner: Oscar Wilde, 45 W 27th St.

Sunday October 2nd

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FINANCIAL DISTRICT

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BROOKLYN

 

Morning

10:30 a.m. 9/11 Memorial and Museum, 180 Greenwich St.

Info: The Memorial Pools are free and open anytime. Your museum ticket entry time is 10:30 a.m. Order #20220706-48426136

Afternoon

1:00 p.m. Lunch: Hudson Eats-Food Court at Brookfield Place, 230 Vessey St.

2:30 p.m. Financial District Sightseeing and Landmarks (see map):

  • Saint Paul's Chapel
  • Trinity Church
  • Federal Hall
  • New York Stock Exchange
  • The Charging Bull

4:30 p.m. DUMBO Brooklyn Waterfront

 

Evening

6:00 p.m. Dinner: Time Out Market-Food Hall and Rooftop Bar, 55 Water St.

8:00 p.m. Walk the Brooklyn Bridge toward Manhattan.

Info: Locate the Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian entrance on the map. You will finish your walk at City Hall Park on the Manhattan side where you can call for a car to pick you up and take you to your hotel.

Monday October 3rd

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GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL,

MoMA,

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BROADWAY

 

Morning

9:30 a.m. Grand Central Terminal, 45 E 42nd St.

10:00 a.m. Summit One Vanderbilt, inside Grand Central Terminal.

Info: Access Summit OV through the Vanderbilt Passage inside GCT. If you have difficulty finding it, you can ask the attendant under the iconic clock. (877) 682-1401 Order# 20220706-4890478

Afternoon

12:00 p.m. Lunch: Bryant Park Grill, 25 W 40th St.

2:00 p.m. Museum of Modern Art, 11 W 53rd St.

Info: (212) 708-9400 Order# 104003632

Evening

7:00 p.m. Chicago: The Ambassador Theater, 218 W 49th St.

10:00 p.m. Drinks/Small Plates: The Skylark, 200 W 39th St.

Tuesday October 4th

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CHELSEA MARKET,

THE HIGH LINE,

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HUDSON YARDS

 

Morning

11:00 a.m. Shopping and Lunch: Chelsea Market, 75 9th Ave.

 

Afternoon

1:30 p.m. Walk the High Line to Hudson Yards

Info: Use the stairs at 16th St. and 10th Ave. to get up to the High Line. See map.

3:00 p.m. Explore Hudson Yards: The Vessel, The Shed and The Shops and Restaurants

Evening

7:30 p.m. Dinner: The Smith-Nomad, 1150 Broadway

9:30 p.m. Drinks and Jazz: The Flatiron Room, 37 W 26th St.

Info: You have a 15-minute grace period with your reservation, which is being held with a credit card. There will be a $10 fee per person if you do not show up.

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