Here is the first draft of our itinerary. I would appreciate any expert advice as we are uncertain on travel times etc. I used Hop Stop app to estimate travel time.
Trip includes myself (old ankle injury and doesn't handle heat well = slow walker), my husband, and my daughter for whom we are celebrating her 21st birthday. Staying in Comfort Inn LIC with an unlimited metro card.
Wednesday - arrive Laguardia 5pm.
Get a car service to hotel
Ck in to our room and take subway to Macy's Herald Sq
(my daughter was given a $50 gift card)
Arrive Macy's 8p (they close at 9:30)
Walk around Time Sq and find some FOOD
*** looking for food & kareoke suggestions in this area?
Midnight - find a club for a birthday toast *** suggestions?
Back to hotel
8am - leave hotel
9am - Top Of The Rock
10am - Noon Browsing Tiffanys, surrounding shops on way to lunch
Noon - Lunch at Serendipity 3 Cafe
1:30pm - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
4:45pm - Head to hotel to change and drop off purchases
5:30pm - Arrive Hotel
6:00pm - Leave Hotel
7:00pm - Arrive in vincinity of Sleep No More (***quick bite where?)
7:30-10pm - Sleep No More
8am - Leave Hotel
9am - Century 21 in Financial district
10:20am - Bodies Exhibit
11:30am - New York Water Taxi Hop On/Off
12:30am - Hop off Greenwich Village - Walk Greenwich, Little Italy, and if time Chinatown before heading back to hotel at 3pm
3:45pm - Arrive back to hotel, change clothes
4:15pm - Leave Hotel
5:00pm - Dinner at Ellen's Stardust Diner
7:15pm - Arrive Majestic Theatre for Phantom of the Opera
10am - leave hotel for Hoboken
12-2pm - Cake Decorating class with the Cake Boss
3pm - back in Time Square *** Where to get food ???
4pm - Madame Tussauds
5:30pm - Grand Central Terminal ***maybe eat somewhere ???
7pm - Arrive at hotel to change
7:30pm Leave Hotel for Waldorf Astoria
9pm Chamber Magic with Steve Cohen at the Waldorf
Followed by Empire State Building for night view and back to hotel
Pack and store luggage with hotel clerk
10am - leave hotel
11am to 5:30pm - A Day in Central Park
Lunch at the Boathouse
Row Boat, explore park
5:30p - head back to hotel
6:30pm - pick up bags and call car service
7:30pm - arrive Laguardia
I feel like we need some alterations - this is roughly what she wants to do. Advice appreciated. I feel like we are spending too much time traveling.