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Complete Itineraries of New York

Taking a day trip in New York is now easier than ever!
Pick from one of the 6 exciting Itineraries that we
have designed for you and plan your day trip in NY today.


 Classic New York


CBS studio fun bus tour

Where: Times square Broadway between 47th and 48th at 7:30 AM
What: 1 hour tour to visit outside the CBS studios for a live taping. You may even appear live on TV!

You can walk about 15 blocks to....

10:00 AM

Empire State Building tour

Where: Fifth Ave at 34th St
What: Take the amazing New York SKYRIDE flight simulator around NYC then go right upstairs on a high speed elevator to the 86th floor observatory. 
$28.50 for both


You can walk about 3 blocks to....

12:00 PM

lunch suggestion

Da Ciro ristorante
212 532-1636

Where: Lexington Between
33 and 34
Classic Italian fare known for it's homemade mozzarella and great pizza.


You can walk about 20 blocks to...

1:30 PM

Radio City Music Hall
212 307-7171

Where: 6th Ave bet 50th and 51st street
What: Take a behind the scenes one hour tour of this famous NY landmark -Tours are available Mon-Sat 11am- 3pm

You can walk or take a cab about 15 blocks to...

4:00 PM

Circle Line cruise of NY
(212) 563-3200

Where: Pier 83 West 42nd St
and 12th Ave
What: 2-Hour Semi-Circle Cruise on the Hudson. Learn history and view the Statue of Liberty up close. Cruise leaves at 4PM sharp!
Adults $23 Kids $12

Cruise times vary depending on the time of season so visit the web site above to plan your day. Many other cruises and times are also available if you want to customize your Itineraries to your schedule.


You can walk about 7 blocks right down 42nd street to the Times square area

7:00 PM

Times square area

Where: Broadway between 47th and 48th
What: See the sights under the lights and watch as the street artists and performers come out to entertain. There are boundless shops and bars to browse as you hang out in the world famous Times square

You can walk around Times square area within about a 7 block radius and stop to have a drink

View Lounge

Where: 1535 Broadway between 45th and 46th
What: NYC's only revolving rooftop lounge-at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square.



Dinner Recommendations in the Times Square area


9:00 PM

Dinner Recommendations

(212) 362-2200

Where: 200 West 44th st Between 7th and 8th
What:The best southern Italian restaurant in New York City. Meals are served family style in abundant portions. Great bar too!


Nightlife in the Times Square area


BB King Blues Club
Carolines Comedy Club
Iridium Jazz Club
Hard Rock Cafe
Planet Hollywood
O'Flaherty's Ale House
Virgil's Real Barbecue

New York with kids


Ellen's Stardust Diner
212- 956-5151

1650 Broadway on the Corner of 51st Street
What: A very entertaining nostalgic diner with singing waitresses that the kids will adore.


You can walk about 15 blocks to....

10:00 AM

Central Park zoo

Where: Fifth Ave at 64th St
What: Visit one of the loveliest zoos around. It opens at 10AM so try getting there early as an empty Central park zoo is quite peaceful.
Just $1 for kids


You can walk about 3 blocks to....

12:00 PM

lunch suggestion

Jekyll & Hyde restaurant

Where: 1409 Avenue of the Americas ( 6th Ave between 57th and 58th )
What: The world famous original haunted bar and restaurant that the Kids will surely love.


You can walk about 2 blocks to....

1:30 PM

Disney Store

Where: Fifth Ave bet 55th and 56th
What: The world famous Disney character store

FAO Schwarz 

Where: 5th Ave and 58th street
What: The most famous toy store in the world!


You can take a cab about 25 blocks to...

3:00 PM

Children's Museum of Manhattan

Where: 212 West 83rd Street
What: An awesome discovery museum with 5 floors of stuff to do


You can take a cab about 25 blocks to the Times square area

6:00 PM 

Times square area

Where: Broadway between 47th and 48th
What: See the sights under the lights and watch as the street artists and performers come out to entertain you and the kids.


You can walk around Times square area within about a 7 block radius while browsing the shops and visit the following attractions 

Toys R Us

Where: 44th and Broadway
What: Ride the famous indoor Ferris wheel in Times Square.

Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum
800-246 8872

Where: 234 West 42nd Street
What: See over 200 of the world's top celebrities that seem so errily real that you won't believe it.


Fun Dinner Recommendations in the Times Square area for the kids

Hard Rock Cafe
Mars 2112
Planet Hollywood
Manhattan Chili Company 
Ruby Foo's


A nightcap drink for Mom and Dad

Broadway lounge

Where: 1535 Broadway between 45th and 46th
What: Contemporary cocktail lounge overlooking Times Square in the Marriott Marquis Hotel. The lounge features live music and creative drink specials. One of Time Square's most happening destinations.



 Classic New York 2


8:30 AM


NBC Experience Store/Studio Tours
(212) 664-7174

Where: Rockefeller Center 49th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues
What: The 1 hour and 10 minute tour takes you through the halls and into the studios of NBC's New York operations. Tours leave every 30 minutes


You can walk 0 blocks to...

10:30 AM

Rockefeller Center Tour
(212) 664-7174

Where: 49th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues
What: A 1 hour and 15 minute tour of all the rich history behind the walls of Rockefeller center. Tours leave every 30 minutes


You can walk about 1 block to....

12:00 PM

lunch suggestion

City Lobster and Crab Company
(212) 354-1717

Where: 121 West 49th Street at 6th Ave
What: A very reasonably priced seafood restaurant known for it's raw bar chowders and of course lobster and crab. Opens at 11:30 AM for lunch


You can walk or take a cab about 10 block to....

1:30 PM

Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum
(212) 245-0072

Where: Pier 86 12th Ave. & 46th Street
What: One of the most successful aircraft carrier ships in US history which has been converted into a museum


You can take a cab uptown about 35 blocks to....


4:00 PM


American Museum of Natural History

Where: 79th Street and Central Park West
What: The best cultural Museum in New York. Also home of the Rose Center. Open daily, 10:00 AM ?5:45 PM. Space shows run until 7 PM 


You can take a cab downtown about 80 blocks to....

6:00 PM

Greenwich Village

Where: Just below 14th street West of Broadway
What: You can walk around the village which is a Mecca to the cultural and creative New York


Dinner Recommendations in the Greenwich Village area

Cuba Restaurant
(212) 420 7878
212 Thompson Street
Cuban Fare

Sazerac House
(212) 645-3528
533 Hudson Street
Real New Orleans cooking

CamaJe Bistro


You can walk around the Greenwich Village area and check out the many cool shops. Below are some recommended nightlife spots 

Chumley's (no web site)

(212) 675 4449

Where: 86 Bedford St
Between Barrow & Grove St.
What: This old speakeasy, has so much rich cultural history, that it is a must see while you are in NY. It is almost impossible to find as there are no signs, but when you do find it, you will be transported back in time over 80 years. Great Pub with a fireplace boasting one of the best burgers in New York.

Gotham Bar & Grill (no website)
(212) 620-4020
12 E. 12th St. (btw. 5th Ave. & University Pl.)

The Village Vanguard
(212) 255-4037
Jazz Club


Take a cab back uptown about 30 blocks -hopefully by where your car is parked and have a nightcap

10:00 PM

Pen-Top Bar

Where: The Peninsula Hotel 700 Fifth Avenue at 55th Street
What: A bar on the top floor of the Hotel!
This is a nice romantic spot for just the two of you or for all your friends. See 
breathtaking views of the city. Open from 5 PM till midnight year round


If you still Have it in you, you can walk a few blocks over to....


Hudson Bar at the Hudson Hotel
212 554 6500

Where: 356 West 58th Street
What: One of New York's hottest nightspots at the moment. It features a glass floor lit from beneath, a hand painted ceiling by world-renowned artist Francesco Clemente. A classy posh bar and Hotel that you won't want to miss.

If you are interested in spending the evening at the Hudson Hotel


Hudson Hotel
(212) 554 6000  

800 606 6090


Other Classic New York
Recommendations of Top attractions if you want to customize your Itinerary


The Metropolitan Museum of Art

United Nations Building 

Museum of Television and Radio 

The Museum of Modern Art

NYC Hall of Science 

Skyline Cruises

South Street Seaport Museum


 Party New York

10:00 AM

Skyride at the Empire State Building

Where: Fifth Ave at 34th St Suite 213

What: The New York Skyride is a super large flight simulator! It takes you and 50 other guests on an incredible flight around New York. Open year round 10am - 10pm 


You can take a cab or walk about 15 blocks to...


12:00 PM

The Beast speed boat ride
(212) 563-3200

Where: Pier 83, West 42nd Street and 12th Ave
What: Ride the fastest speed boat in New York. Cruise on the river at speeds of up to 45 MPH. Open May through October only - Hours are Noon till  dusk


You can take a cab or walk about 11 blocks to...

2:00 PM

Liquid lunch suggestions

Nick and Stef's SteakHouse and Bar

Where: 9 Pennsylvania Plaza 33rd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues
What: Steaks Lobster shrimp and of course beer!

Or alternative choice

Tir Na Nog
(212) 630-0249

Where: 5 Penn Plaza
between W 33rd and 34th Streets on 8th Avenue
What: One of the best Irish pubs in the city!

You can walk about 2 blocks over to Madison Square Garden....


3:00 PM

Madison Square Garden All access tour

Where: Seventh Avenue between 33rd and 31st Streets
What: Get an insider's view of the inner-workings of The World's Most Famous Arena. You will be provided  with little-known information and rarely seen viewpoints on the legendary showplace.  Tours are one hour long tour 10AM through 3PM Monday through Saturday


After the tour walk about 4 blocks over to Mustang Sally's

4:30 PM

Mustang Sally's (no website)

Where:  324 Seventh Avenue at 28th Street
What: This is a great pub to knock back a few and grab a burger


Jump in cab and lets head South about 20 blocks into Greenwich Village

6:00 PM

Greenwich Village

Where: Just below 14th street West of Broadway
What: You can walk around the village which is a Mecca to the cultural and creative New York


Places to party in the village

The Duplex Cabaret Theater

Where: 61 Christopher street at 7th Avenue
What: A New York City legendary cabaret and piano bar located in the heart of West Greenwich Village. A three floor entertainment complex that boasts a piano bar with open mic every night of the week, a game room and an intimate, off-Broadway Cabaret theater
, not to mention a world famous staff

Another part spot

Pussycat lounge
(212) 349-4800

Where: 96 Greenwich St. 2 blocks South of World Trade Center/Ground Zero.
What: Wild Club where you can see fun Strip tease acts and Wet Tee shirt contests



If the Rockin' the river cruises is in Season

Jump in cab and head over to Pier 83 about 25 blocks to the Rockin' the river Cruises

9:30 PM

Rockin' the river Cruises
(212) 560-BLUES

Where: Pier 83 - West 42nd St.& 12th Avenue
What:  Dance the night away to the best music while cruising around the waters of New York harbor. They sell food and alcohol. Smoking is permitted too! Shows at 7 PM and 9:30 PM. Boat doesn't start sailing for the season until May



If the Rockin' the river Cruises are out of season

Jump in cab and lets head further South about 20 blocks to the South Street Seaport

9:30 PM

South Street Seaport

Where: South St and Fulton to Water Street
What: Check out many restaurants and bars on the water while enjoying terrific views of the Brooklyn Bridge.


Places to have a drink at the South Street Seaport

Bergin's Wine & Beer Garden
(212) 693-0535

Where: 89 South St. Pier 17
What: Bar with Beer! Do you really need to know anymore than that?

Heartland Brewery & Beer Hall
(646) 572- Beer

Where: 93 South Street at Fulton
What: A nice cozy brewery where they brew many different award winning beers

MacMenamin's Irish Pub
(212) 732-0007

Where: 89 South St. (Pier 17, 3rd floor)
What: Laid back Irish Pub. Good place to have a drink and taste some Irish fare.


Where: Pier 17 
What: See breathtaking Harbor and city skyline views while sipping on a martini. During the warmer months, you can enjoy delicious food at an outdoor table on the terrace.


 Cultural New York

8:00 AM

St. Patrick's Cathedral
(212) 753-2261

Where: 5th Ave between 50th and 51st streets.
What: The largest decorated gothic-style Catholic Cathedral in the United States. See the beautiful Windows that were made by renowned artists in Chartres, France, Birmingham, England and Boston Massachusetts


You can take a cab about 40 blocks uptown to....


Guggenheim Museum 

Where: 1071 5th Ave at 89th street
What: One of the best museums in New york where you can
See the works of Picasso and Van Gogh. Hours are 10 AM - 5:45 PM Closed Thursdays


You can take a cab about 23 blocks to....

12:00 AM

The Frick Collection 

Where: 1 East 70th Street (between Madison and Fifth Avenues)
What:  NY City's most beloved cultural treasures. Hours are 10 AM - 6PM Closed Mondays


You can walk about 9 blocks to ....

1:30 PM

lunch suggestion

Where: 34 east 61st Street between Madison and Park
What: A four star choice. Aureole is recognized worldwide as an ultimate and intimate destination for fine American food


You can take a cab or walk about 15 blocks to the times square area....

3:30 PM

TKTS booth
(212) 221-0013

Where: Broadway and 47th Street
What: Buy a discount ticket for a Broadway show or OFF Broadway show that is playing that same evening for %25 -%50 off full price. Cash only
Mon-Sat 3pm- 8pm; Wed 10am- 2pm; Sat 10am- 2pm; Sun 11am - 3pm for matinees and 3pm till closing for evening performances


You can take a cab about 20 blocks to the Soho Area...

4:00 PM


Where: South of Houstin and North of Canal
What: Within only a quarter of a square mile, SoHo has an estimated 250 art galleries, four museums, nearly 200 restaurants, and 100 stores. So as you can see, there are many 
fine Galleries, shops and Cafes to explore.

Top museums in Soho

Museum for African Art
New Museum of Contemporary Art
Alternative Museum


You can walk about 3 blocks to...

5:30 PM

(212) 274-0505

Where: 210 Spring Street Soho
What: Have a drink or try a superb Seafood appetizer at the most diverse oyster raw bar in New York City. Aquagrill has a nice outdoor terrace
surrounded by bamboo and sea grass and also has an all new indoor banquet seating area boasting velvet pillows.


Take a cab about 20 blocks back uptown the theater district.You can go see your show if you bought Tickets earlier as suggested or you can take the cab further uptown and head over to Lincoln Center....

7:00 PM

See a spectacular soothing performance at New York's...

Lincoln Center

Where: West 62nd and 65th Streets and Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues
What: See a show or Opera at one of the following venues all within Lincoln Center

Metropolitan Opera
New York Philharmonic
Jazz at Lincoln Center
New York City Opera 
New York City Ballet


After the show you can take a cab down into Little Italy for a late Dinner...

9:00 PM

Little Italy

Where: Mullberry Street around Hester and Grand
What: What would a cultural day in the City be without a visit to one of the most Cultural Neighborhoods. Dine in one of the most famous neigborhoods in the world and enjoy true New York style authentic Italian food

Dinner Recommendations

There are many Restaurants to choose from. The following are a couple of well known ones 

Angelo's of Mulberry Street

146 Mulberry St Suite 1
What: Angelo's food is the cream of the crop in Little Italy. The food is reasonable, and the menu is terrific.


Other Cultural New York
Recommendations of Top attractions if you want to customize your Itinerary

Whitney Museum of American Art 
Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum
Asia Society 
National Academy of Design Museum
El Museo Del Barrio 
Museum of the City of New York 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art 
The Jewish Museum New York



 Shop till you drop


(212) 708-7460

Where: Parker Meridien Hotel 118 West 57th Street and 6th Avenue
What: Serves one the best breakfasts and brunches in town. open everyday at 6AM. A great place to fuel up for your shopping adventure.


You can walk about 1 block to....

Start your 5th Ave shopping run. We have placed most of the famous stores in the order that you will be walking. These stores are all on a 10 block stretch and should take about 3 hours including shopping time.



FAO Schwarz Fifth Ave
between 58th and 59th.  
Bergdorf Goodman Fifth Ave bet 57th and 58th Streets
Bulgari Fifth Avenue
between 56th and 57th
Fifth Avenue between 56th and 57th
Prada Fifth Avenue
between 56th and 57th
Fendi Fifth Avenue
between 56th and 57th

Tiffany & Co Fifth Ave
between 56th and 57th
The Trump Tower Fifth
Ave bet 56th and 57th
Disney Store Fifth Ave
between 55rd and 56th
Wempe Jewelers Fifth Avenue and 55th st
Gucci 685 Fifth Avenue
between 53rd and 54th
Fortunoff Fifth Avenue
between 53rd and 54th
Cartier 653 Fifth Avenue
between 51st and 52nd
Versace Fifth Avenue
between 51st and 52nd
H. Stren Fifth Avenue
between 51st and 52nd
NBA store 666 5th Ave
between 52nd and 53rd
Saks Fifth Avenue Fifth Avenue at 49th


Other famous stores close by within a few blocks

Lexington Avenue
between 59th and 60th
Barneys New York
Madison Avenue at 61st St.
Steuben Glass 
667 Madison Ave at 61st
New York Diamond Exchange 47th street and 6th
Godiva chocolates 
560 Lexington Ave (50th St.)
World's Largest Jewelry Exchange
55 West 47th Street


You can walk about 5 blocks to...

12:00 PM

lunch suggestion

Bill Hong's (no website)
(212) 751-4048

Where: 227 East 56th Street Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues
What: Possibly the best egg rolls and dim sum in New York!


You can walk about 5 blocks to Madison and 58th...

1:30 PM


This time we'll start at Madison Avenue and 58th street and head uptown to 72nd street.

Madison Avenue Between 58th and 59th

Pierre Deux 625 Madison Ave
Baccarat 625 Madison Ave
Bally of Switzerland 628 Madison

Madison Avenue
Between 59th and 60th

Ann Taylor 645 Madison Ave
Bottega Veneta 635 Madison
Crate & Barrel 650 Madison Ave

Madison Avenue
Between 60th and 61st

DKNY 655 Madison Ave.
Calvin Klein 654 Madison Ave
Barney's New York 660 Madison

Madison Avenue Between 61st and 62st

Sherry Lehman 679 Madison Ave
Georg Jensen 683 Madison Ave
Christofle 680 Madison Ave

Keep walking up Madison Avenue up till 72nd street. We have listed the stores in the order that you will see them as you are walking.

Suzanne 700 Madison Ave
Timberland 709 Madison Ave
Coach 710 Madison Ave
Erica Wilson 717 Madison Ave
Peress 739 Madison Ave
Valentino 747 Madison Ave
Giorgio Armani 760 Madison
Fred Leighton 773 Madison Ave
Krizia 769 Madison Ave
La Perla 777 Madison Ave.
Dolce & Gabbana 825 Madison
Emanuel Ungaro 792 Madison
Moschino 803 Madison Ave
Peter Fox 806 Madison Ave
Gianni Versace 815 Madison
Yves St. Laurent 855 Madison
Polo 867 Madison Ave


You should be around Madison and 72nd st.

You can take a cab about 30 blocks to...

4:30 PM

World Bar
Where: Trump Tower 845 United Nations Plaza on the corner of 48th street and 1st Ave
What: The World Bar cost over 2 million dollars to build. A nice spot to have a martini or have a taste from their international liquor menu. Robert DeNiro among many other famous people have been seen sipping drinks here!


You can take a cab downtown about 20 more blocks to do more Shopping of course around 34th street...

6:00 PM

(212) 494-7300
151 West 34th Street between 6th and 7th Ave

(212) 971-6260
463 7th Ave at 35th 

also in the immediate area
Ross Dress for less
Lord and Taylor
JC Penny
Neiman Marcus


You can take a cab or walk about 13 blocks to have dinner and dance the night away...

8:00 PM

Dinner Recommendation

Supper Club
(212) 921-1940

Where: 240 W 47th St
What: Super chic night spot where you can dine and dance the night away to Big Band sounds. The music here is spectacular and the crowd is always having fun. Hours 8 PM to 4 AM. Dress code is Dressy.  



On this page, we have picked out some of the best places to visit in New York, and put them in an easy to follow Itinerary that you can follow. Remember that all the day trips that we have planned can be mixed together to make the best combination for your New York getaway! Don't worry if you fall off schedule, just skip that spot or pick another. Pick and choose attractions that you like from the Itineraries above and plan your own custom Itinerary!


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