Hi There. I am leaving this weekend and have put together a very draft itinerary. I would appreciate any constructive feedback on changes that may make it more efficient, It is mine and my boyfriends first visit to NYC (even the US) so some big name attractions, shopping and shows are on the agenda.
We are staying in midtown.
7pm Arrive at hotel and freshen up
8pm - Head to Central Park South for a little night time Ice Skating.
9.30pm - Grab some dinner and drinks (somewhere informal, mexican preferably).
11.00pm - Stroll back to hotel taking in some holiday lights and the tree at Rockefeller.
9am Breakfast (any suggestions for a spot with nice pancakes / waffles)
10.00am Shopping at Macys, forever 21 (times sq) sephora etc, and casual sightseeing (library and other landmarks in the vicinity) before dropping bags back to the hotel.
2.00pm Quick bite near Lunt-Fontaine theatre
3.00pm Addams family show
Arrive back at hotel around 6pm to freshen up for dinner.
8.30 Dinner at Peter Luger Brooklyn
10.30 Cab to entrance of Brooklyn Bridge, walk bridge back to manhattan. Cab back to hotel.
9.30am Breakfast near hotel (looking for yummy bagels), sightseeing, TKTS to pick up tickets for an afternoon show.
3.00pm Afternoon show
6.00pm Walk around Chinatown, shopping, forbidden planet,
7.45pm Dinner at Ninja
10.00pm Empire state building skyride and observatory
Stroll back to hotel and relax there for the rest of the evening.
9.00AM booked trip to Liberty / Ellis with Pedestal access, grab a bite whilst on the visit
1.00pm Visit world trade center site and tour. Walk around local area, City Hall etc.
Approx 4pm Return to hotel to get ready for the evening
5.00 Top of the rock observatory
6.00pm Head somewhere for pre-theatre drinks (looking for nice cocktails)
7.00pm Phantom of the Opera
10.30pm Post theatre dinner (looking for somewhere romantic, preferably italian as birthday celebration)
9am Early shopping and lunch before heading out of NYC at 2pm. (I have a late check out booked).
So any feedback appreciated, especially on eating suggestions.