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A Week in the Big Apple: Exploring New York City

Liannies Matos Ramirez

Liannies Matos Ramirez

17 Nov 2023

Join me on an unforgettable 8-day journey through the vibrant streets of New York City. From iconic landmarks to hidden gems, this itinerary is packed with excitement, culture, and mouthwatering cuisine.

Trip to New York

Day 1
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$326

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$ 6

The Rainbow Room
Entertainment, dinner, brunch & breathtaking views: All on the 65th floor. #30Rock #RockefellerCenter Join us for cocktails at our rooftop lounge, SixtyFive
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$38
3 - 4 min

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Top of The Rock
Observatory on top of Rockefeller Center, with an ocean-liner style design, offering city views.
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
$80
2 - 3 min

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Rockefeller Center
Famous complex that's home to TV studios, plus a seasonal ice rink & a giant Christmas tree.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$80
20 - 24 min

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Katz's Deli
New York's Oldest and Best Delicatessen!
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
$72
1 - 2 min

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Katz's Delicatessen
No-frills deli with theatrically cranky service serving mile-high sandwiches since 1888.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Free
5 - 8 min

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Sonnyboy
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$56
Day 2
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$192

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$ 17

Sam A.M.
Breakfast Spot, Coffee house
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$46
15 - 22 min

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Liberty State Park
Waterfront views of Manhattan, Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island, plus miles of tree-lined walkways.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free
35 - 42 min

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Chelsea Market
Indoor marketplace renowned for its wide range of grocers (fish, produce, etc.), shops & eateries.
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Free
24 - 29 min

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Ci Siamo
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
$56
22 - 27 min

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Vessel
Open-air, honeycomb-shaped attraction offering 16 stories & 80 landings for visitors to climb.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$20
11 - 16 min

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Shukette
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$70
Day 3
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$284

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$ 22

Dolma
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$42
13 - 16 min

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Statue of Liberty
Iconic National Monument opened in 1886, offering guided tours & a museum, plus harbor & city views.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$50
43 - 52 min

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The High Line
Popular park 30 feet above street level on an old rail line, with river & city views.
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Free
16 - 20 min

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B Side Pizza & Wine Bar
B Side Pizza & Wine Bar uses authentic Pavesi Italian wood burning oven for all of our wood fired pizzas and plates. We have a wide variety of wine and beer.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$64
12 - 18 min

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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Flight museum on an aircraft carrier whose exhibits include a Concorde, submarine & space shuttle.
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
$72
8 - 10 min

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IPPUDO WESTSIDE (Midtown)
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$56
Day 4
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$286

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$ 11

Bibble & Sip
Our passionate team here at Bibble & Sip strives to serve the finest gourmet coffee, espresso, and pastries. Trained in French Confectionery and inspired by Asian flavors, our savory treats hope to bring you the best of both worlds.
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$44
8 - 12 min

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The Museum of Modern Art
Works from van Gogh to Warhol & beyond plus a sculpture garden, 2 cafes & The Modern restaurant.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$60
13 - 16 min

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Madison Square Garden
Billed as the "world's most famous arena", this icon hosts pro sports, concerts & other big events.
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
$70
28 - 34 min

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Juliana's Pizza
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
$58
12 - 18 min

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Brooklyn Bridge
Beloved, circa-1883 landmark connecting Manhattan & Brooklyn via a unique stone-&-steel design.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Free
18 - 27 min

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Sweetgreen
Fresh salads, plates + grain bowls available for pickup and delivery every day, made in-house from scratch, using whole produce delivered that morning.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$54
Day 5
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$160

Boqueria Spanish Tapas - West 40th Street
Lively, Barcelona-style tapas bar serving a menu of Spanish classics—like paella, churros, sangria, pulpo, and much more— and market-driven seasonal specials in a warm, modern space near NYC's Times Square.
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$50
7 - 10 min

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Times Square
Bustling destination in the heart of the Theater District known for bright lights, shopping & shows.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free
12 - 17 min

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St. Patrick's Cathedral
Towering Neo-Gothic church from 1879 with twin spires & storied history opposite Rockefeller Center.
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Free
5 - 8 min

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The Lobster Club
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
$58
9 - 14 min

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Nobu Fifty Seven
As the first uptown New York location for legendary chef Nobu Matsuhisa, we opened with much anticipation in the summer of 2005.Nobu's co-owners are his longtime partners: renowned restaurateur Drew Nieporent, Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro, and Hollywood film producer Meir Teper...
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$52
Day 6
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$276

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$ 22

Manhattanville Coffee
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$36
11 - 14 min

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Yankee Stadium
Home of baseball's New York Yankees, this 2009 ballpark replaced the storied House That Ruth Built.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
$66
18 - 22 min

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Bronx Zoo
Metropolitan zoo with 265 acres that harbors 10,000 animals in replicas of their native habitats.
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
$68
14 - 17 min

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Zero Otto Nove
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
$52
22 - 27 min

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Louie & Ernie's Pizza
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$54
Day 7
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$232

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$ 17

Bluestone Lane
Bluestone Lane is an Australian-inspired coffee shop, cafés & lifestyle brand committed to providing a genuine daily escape for all our locals. We offer premium coffee and healthy and delicious eats through an always welcoming experience that embraces our ‘Aussie’ approach to life.
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$42
8 - 12 min

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Central Park
Sprawling park with pedestrian paths & ballfields, plus a zoo, carousel, boat rentals & a reservoir.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free
11 - 14 min

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Heidi's House
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
$58
10 - 12 min

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
A grand setting for one of the world's greatest collections of art, from ancient to contemporary.
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$60
9 - 11 min

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Boqueria UES
Lively, Barcelona-style tapas bar serving a menu of Spanish classics—like paella, churros, sangria, pulpo, and much more— and market-driven seasonal specials in a warm, modern space in NYC's Upper East Side.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$72
Day 8
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$354

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$ 6

Osamil
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$50
4 - 5 min

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Empire State Building
Iconic, art deco office tower from 1931 with exhibits & observatories on the 86th & 102nd floors.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$104
28 - 34 min

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9/11 Memorial & Museum
Plaza, pools & exhibits honoring victims of 1993 & 2001 WTC terrorist attacks. Free timed admission.
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
$66
7 - 10 min

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Pisillo Italian Cafe
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
$72
4 - 6 min

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Manhatta
Perched sixty stories above Lower Manhattan, Manhatta is a new restaurant from Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, combining sky-high views with the down-to-earth spirit of a neighborhood spot.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$62

Budget breakdown: $2209 In total

Activities & Food:$2110
Transport:$99