New York City (5 days)

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New York is a very walkable city. With a great public transit system.

Day 1:

World Trade Centre (tallest skyscraper in the western hemisphere)

9/11 Memorial

Jump on the Staten Island Ferry and you can get a view of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty

Wall St and the Stock Exchange (don’t forget a visit to the Bull Statue)

If you are feeling up to it, you could walk down Fifth Avenue

Day 2:

Stroll through Central Park

Empire State Building

Times Square (Daylight)

Toys R Us (there is a ferris wheel you can ride on)

If you love M&M’s, a visit to the m&m store is needed

Times Square (Night)


Day 3:

Rockefeller Center (they have a sun and stars ticket)

Chrysler Building (tallest Brick Building in the World)

Grand Central Terminal (Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse is there)

New York Public Library

Madame Tussauds (very touristy thing to do)

Smoke Jazz Club (2751 Broadway)


Day 4:

For all the shopping addicts out there you need to get to Woodbury Common, all your favourite designers discounted. You would need a whole day for this. (or check out Nordstrom Rack for discounted designer items)

Drinks at the Top of The Standard – anything you order there is amazing.


Day 5:

Museum of Modern Art (MoMa)

Another walk through Central Park and a visit to the central park zoo

Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET)

Tour of Madison Square Garden (MSG, home of the New York Knicks)


Food Places not to be missed:

Katz Deli (pastrami Sandwich)

Juniors (near times square)

Bricklane (for those that can stand the heat, try the Phaal curry)

The Standard Hotel is simply amazing

Carlos Bakery (get the Cannoli)

For the Sex and the City Lovers – visit Magnolia Bakery

Carnegies – Best New York Cheesecake (SINCE CLOSED SINCE PUBLISHED)


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