NEW YORK CITY

Stay:

  • Choose a nice apartment on airbnb, e.g. in East Village.

Eat:

 

Breakfast

Lunch & Dinner

Drinks:

  • 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.
  • Rare View. For drinks on their rooftop bar.
  • The Bowery Hotel. They have a nice outdoor area and good drinks.

 

Do & See:

  • Known sights worth passing by: bustling Times Square, the New York Library, the huge Central Park, the Flatiron Building and the famous Statue of Liberty.
  • 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.
  • 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.