• The Ludlow. Super charming hotel located in the lower East Side, with their restaurant Dirty French. You can book it here.
  • Choose a nice apartment on airbnb, e.g. in East Village.




Lunch & Dinner



  • Rockwood Music Hall. You can drink a Stella beer while listening to bands, sometimes concerts are for free.
  • Ella Jazz Bar. Unfortunately closed but their friendly barkeeper recommended an American Whiskey: Bulleit Rye.
  • The Bowery Hotel. They have a nice outdoor area and good drinks.
  • Do check out a rooftop bar. Unfortunately Rear View also had to close…


Do & See:

  • Known sights worth passing by: bustling Times Square, the New York Library, the Flatiron Building and the famous Statue of Liberty.
  • Don‘t miss a serene stroll in the huge Central Park with the iconic Bethesda Fountain and Terrace.
  • 9/11 Memorial. The water basins represent the footprints of the former Twin Towers. 
  • Get a view over Manhattan from the Rockefeller Center, Top of the Rock. This way you can see the Empire State Building.
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art features a great rooftop overlooking Central Park and very impressive collections from all over the world.
  • The Guggenheim (closed on Thursdays) designed by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
  • New Museum with contemporary art and building designed by Japanese architects SANAA. 
  • Chelsea Market. Many small shops for fashion, accessories and food.
  • Take a walk on the famous High Line Park and enjoy the view.
  • The Hudson Yards boast with some architectural highlights, like the Vessel by Heatherwick Studio or the Edge. On top of the Edge you‘ll get best views over the city plus cocktails. Both very instagrammable ;)
  • Williamsburgh Fleemarket. Get a snack here as it offers loads of food stands and you have a beautiful view on Manhattan. After that you can take a ferry over to Dumbo and walk over the Brooklyn Bridge back to Manhattan.