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Please help with itinerary - New York

Discussion in 'Non Disney Trips and Travels' started by Isafari, Oct 27, 2011.

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    We will be in New York for five and a half days and this is what I've come up with so far. Now, I know very little about New York so please feel free to give me any tips/advice that you can. I know of no good places to eat or even if the plans I have so far are do-able

    DAY ONE
    Arrive at JFK 13.25pm
    Taxi to Wellington Hotel
    Settle in and freshen up
    Rockefeller Centre

    DAY TWO
    Breakfast at hotel
    Statue of Liberty / Ellis Island (actual entrance to SoL will be closed while we are there)
    Ground Zero
    Times Square

    DAY THREE
    Breakfast at hotel
    Central Park
    Central Park Zoo
    Hotel to freshen up
    Wicked

    DAY FOUR
    Breakfast at hotel
    Empire State Building
    American Museum of Natural History

    DAY FIVE
    Breakfast at hotel
    Bronx Zoo
    Hotel to freshen up
    Phantom of the Opera

    DAY SIX
    Breakfast at hotel
    Shopping

    We leave early the next morning
     
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    I was going to suggest that you visit Ellis Island....that is a great place to visit.

    How about the Museum of Natural History? Oops,,never mind I see it...really need to actually wear my glasses!
     
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    It looks like you have it all more or less sorted out :yes:
     
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    DAY THREE
    Breakfast at hotel
    Central Park
    Central Park Zoo
    Hotel to freshen up
    Wicked


    *sigh* This sounds like the perfect day!
     
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    I've been using Mapquest to plan routes by foot/transport. When it says TRANSIT - does this apply to a bus or the underground?
     

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    Sounds like a lovely trip!!

    When you go to Rockefeller Center, Around what becomes the skating ring in winter there are a few restaurants and cafes, you can sit down and enjoy a nice meal with a pretty nice view of the statue :)

    Have you considered visiting the Met, the MoMa or the Guggenheim? The Met is huge, but spectacular. MoMa is smaller, and the Guggenheim is just magnificent, it is small, and the building its housed in is just wonderful
     
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    Oh, i just asked on another thread of yours what you have planned - shouldve looked around a bit better beforehand!

    I think it sounds perfect, you are going to have a wonderful time! I hope its somewhere im lucky enough to visit one day. Will you do a TR - id love to know about central park and the zoo it always looks so great on the tv
     
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    I've never heard of them Mari!!!!! Told you I knew very little about New York :lol:
    Will have to Google them now though :yes:

    I'll try Kate - probably a live trippie from the hotel room that night. I've heard that the zoo is tiny.
     

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