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Trip List by Dave W

24 hours in New York City

Jan 10, 2012  Three Friends
0.0 of 5 stars based on 0 votes

List of things to do in 24 hours in New York City. This is a whirlwind taste of the city. Best recommended for those who just want good food, drinks, a show and maybe a view or two. You may need to take a cab or experience the subway. Once you get to Times Sqaure you can walk everywhere.

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: New York City
  • Category: Perfect day
  • Traveler type: Shopping, Never been before, Theater
  • Appeals to: Business travelers, Singles, Seniors, Students, Budget travelers, Tourists
  • Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. Macy's
    Macy's Cellar Bar and Grill, New York City, New York

    After arriving in the city stop by Macy's and enjoy the windows and explore the store. This is always a great place to shop but also to just "window shop". Not all Macy's are a like and New York City is a great store.

  • 2. Chelsea Market
    Chelsea Market, New York City, New York

    The Chelsea Market is a great place to stop to have a snack or lunch. Explore the many shops. I have found that this is a great place to pick up things for the kitchen that you normally cannot find in your hometown. I like getting herbs for cooking.

  • 3. TKTS
    TKTS, New York City, New York

    Stop by the ticket both to select a Broadway show for later in the evening. Best to go early as the line may become a little long if the weather is good. While there explore Times Square and take a few pictures.

  • 4. Ellen's Stardust Diner
    Ellen's Stardust Diner, New York City, New York

    Have lunch at this diner which is close to Times Square. The waiters and waitresses sing while you eat. This is a great place for a nice lunch and to hear some really great singing. I love this place. It is great for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a after show snack.

  • 5. M&M's World New York
    M&M's World New York, New York City, New York

    Great place to go and explore the world of M&M's. There are characters at times outside for a picture. Fun for both adults and kids.

  • 6. Central Park
    Central Park, New York City, New York

    Stop by Central Park. Take a quick walk or take a carriage ride. If you are trying to save on the cash just take the walk.

  • 7. The View
    The View, New York City, New York

    If the kids are with you then skip this however if everyone is an adult this is a great place to hit about 40 minutes before the sun starts to go down. The restaurant is at the top of the Marriott Marquee. The bar/restaurant make one full turn every hour. The views are great and it is nice to have a drink and just have a good conversation about the day. The restaurant has a buffet that is very expensive. The buffet is very good however with the price tag you may want to grab a hot dog from a street vendor or try fast food. Have a drink enjoy the view for an hour, watch the sun go down.