Hi all. Having done our research, my wife to be and I have came up with this as our guide for our honeymoon in New York. Feel free to rip apart, any helpful comments appreciated. Does this look realistic for time?
New York Itinerary : 9th - 16th October 2012
Day of arrival. Land at JFK approx 12.40pm (US time).
Arrive at New Yorker hotel.
Get shower, change clothes and go out for something to eat local to hotel as we'll be hungry!
Take a walk to Times Square for a wander.
Top of the Rock observation deck at night.
Subway to ferry for Statue of Liberty and Ellis island immigration museum.
Walk back via Wall Street, Rockefeller centre, Chelsea and Soho.
Walk to Washington Square park and people watch.
Back to hotel to dump any shopping bags we may have, shower and change.
Subway to Brooklyn. Find restaurant to have dinner then walk back to Manhattan over Brooklyn bridge for view.
8am : Empire State building observation deck
10.30am : Ground Zero
American museum of natural history
Up at 6am for train to Washington DC. Spend entire day in DC sightseeing.
Grand central station for a look
Real Bronx tour
NBC studio tour
Train to New Jersey for Ice hockey game (hopefully)
Circle line sightseeing cruise (3 hour full island cruise)
2pm: Little Italy and Chinatown gangsters walking tour. (2 hours long).
Shopping time: shops local to hotel
Rock Of Ages - Broadway
Monday (last day)
8am: Hard rock cafe for breakfast
11am: New York TV and movie sites tour
Explore 5th avenue in morning then head to airport at 3pm