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Immerse yourself in the quintessential New York: spend three days exploring the city's most famous buildings and sights.

Photo: Flatiron Building. By Sarah.

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Author: Sarah


Day 1 - New York City


The point of entry for many daily commuters, Grand Central Station is also a noteworthy spot for visitors to check out; if you’re hungry, grab a bite in the downstairs food court, or just gawk at the ceilings in the main concourse. The Chrysler Building is an iconic NYC skyscraper--check it out from the outside, but for a bird’s eye view of the city head a bit further downtown and upstairs to the observation deck of the Empire State Building. Complete your first day with a trip down to the Flatiron District, named for the distinctive triangular-shaped building at the intersection of 23rd Street, Fifth Avenue, and Broadway.


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Grand Central Terminal

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87 East 42nd Street
42nd St. at Park Ave
New York City, NY 99723

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+1 212 340 3404


2

Chrysler Building

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405 Lexington Ave
(at 42nd Street)
New York City, NY 10174

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+1 212 682 3070


3

Empire State Building

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350 5th Avenue, Suite # 3210
between 33rd and 34th Streets
New York City, NY 10118

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+1 212 736 3100


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Flatiron Building

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175 Fifth Ave
(at 23rd Street)
New York City, NY 10010

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+1 212 484 1200


Day 2 - New York City


Early mornings are different at South Street Seaport since the famous Fulton Fish Market relocated to the Bronx, but it’s still a scenic spot to soak up some New York history and kick off the second day of this trip. From there you can get some great views of Brooklyn and the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, then head west to the hub of the Financial District and check out the New York Stock Exchange. After catching a glimpse of the Woolworth Building, another beautiful old building located downtown, go see the ultimate NYC icon--The Statue of Liberty--up close by catching one of the ferries that leave Battery Park every half-hour beginning at 8:30am.


1

Brooklyn Bridge

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Off South Street Viaduct
Park Row, near Municipal Building
New York City, NY 11201

Phone:

212 484 1200 (Tourist information)


2

South Street Seaport

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12 Fulton St
Fulton & South Streets
New York City, NY 10038

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+1 212 732 7678


3

Wall Street & the New York Stock Exchange

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11 Wall Street
New York City, NY 10271

Phone:

+1 212 656 3000


4

Woolworth Building

Location:

233 Broadway
(between Park Place and Barclay Street)
New York City, NY 10279

Phone:

+1 212 397 8200


5

Statue of Liberty

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Liberty Island
On Liberty Island in New York Harbor
New York City, NY 10004

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212-363-7620


Day 3 - New York City


Take in a little more culture today with a visit to one or both of the most iconic New York museums: the Metropolitan Museum of Art or the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Guggenheim Museum (under renovation as of spring 2008). In the evening, head across town to take in some live music at Lincoln Center, or check out the bright lights and constant action in Times Square.


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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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1071 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street
At 89th St
New York City, NY 10128

Phone:

+1 212 423 3500


2

Metropolitan Museum of Art

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1000 Fifth Ave
Fifth Ave. at 82nd St
New York City, NY 10028-0198

Phone:

+1 212 535 7710


3

Jazz at Lincoln Center

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Time Warner Center, 11th Floor
33 W 60th Street
New York City, NY 10023

Phone:

+1 212 258 9800


4

Times Square

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1560 Broadway, Between 46th & 47th streets
New York City, NY 10036

Phone:

+1 212 768 1560 (Times Square Alliance)


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