Jenkins Family NYC Itinerary
March 14th & 15th, 2023
NYC Hotel Location
Hyatt Centric Times Square
135 W. 45th St.
Tuesday March 14th
Central Park, Sightseeing Walk on 5th Ave, Empire State Building & Sunset Cruise
Walk 15-minutes to:
9:30 a.m. Columbus Circle & Central Park:
- Wollman Rink
- The Mall & Literary Walk
- The Bethesda Fountain & Terrace
- The Bow Bridge
- The Reservoir
11:30 a.m. Sightseeing Walk down 5th Ave:
- The Plaza Hotel
- Patrick’s Cathedral (free, go in!)
- Saks 5th Ave (Tip: best restrooms on the 4th floor!)
- Rockefeller Plaza (Tip: fun, casual restaurants on rink level of 30 Rock)
- New York Public Library (free, go in!)
- Bryant Park
Walk 8-minutes to:
3:00 p.m. VIP Admission: Empire State Building, 20 W 34th St.
Order # 20230213-24378840
Take a car (approx. 10-15 minutes) to:
6:15 p.m. Admission: Classic Harbor Line Sunset Cruise, Chelsea Piers-Pier 62
Note: Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in and get boarding passes.
Walk 6-minutes to:
8:00 p.m. Dinner Reservation: Empire Diner, 210 10th Ave.
Note: Reserved with a credit card. Please call by 6 p.m. to cancel or there will be a $25 per guest charge. (212) 335-2277
Take a car (approx. 10- minutes) to your hotel.
Wednesday March 15th
Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island, 9/11 Memorial & Museum, Financial District Historical Sightseeing Walk
8:00 a.m. Take the subway (approx. 30 minutes) to Battery Park.
Subway Instructions: From your hotel, walk 6 minutes to Times Square-42nd St. Station. Tap your phone or enabled credit card on the OMNY screen at the turnstile. Board a DOWNTOWN 1 Train to South Ferry. Walk 6 minutes to Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park.
9:00 a.m. Admission: Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island, Depart from Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park.
Note: Arrive 20 minutes early for security. Confirmation #16347994
Walk 12-minutes to:
1:30 p.m. Lunch Reservation: La Pizza & La Pasta at Eataly Downtown, 101 Liberty St. Floor 3.
Note: Link to booking here.
Walk 5 minutes to:
3:00 p.m. Admission: 9/11 Memorial and Museum, 180 Greenwich St.
Note: Order # 20230213-51016274
Walk 7 minutes to:
5:00 p.m. Sightseeing Walk in the Financial District:
- Trinity Church
- New York Stock Exchange
- Federal Hall
- Charging Bull
- Fraunces Tavern
- Stone Street
6:30 p.m. Dinner: Mad Dog and Beans Mexican Cantina, 83 Pearl St.
Note: Walk-in whenever you arrive. No reservation necessary.
Tip: Get the guac!
Take a car to your hotel.