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Enjoy New York like a native! Below are ideas, suggestions, great eateries and more to help you live like a local.

Dinosaur Skeleton

American Museum of Natural History

Located at Central Park West, if you have never been to the American Museum of Natural History, it’s an absolute NYC must!

Lincoln Center View

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

This 16.3-acre complex of buildings plays host to the one of Manhattan’s cultural hotspots. Lincoln Center is home to: The Metropolitan Opera, Lincoln Center Theater, New York Philharmonic and the New York City Ballet.

Christmas Tree

Rockefeller Center

This not to be missed landmark should be a stop on any trip to New York City. Check out the Top of the Rock Observation Deck with its amazing views or get in some shopping in the the surrounding area. If it’s the holiday season, visit the Christmas tree or go ice skating.

Broadway billboards


New York City is synonymous with Broadway. A visit to the Big Apple isn’t complete without taking in the lights on Broadway or one of its many shows.

Weekends in Manhattan

Check out our itinerary, made just for you. Follow our choices for fun and getting to know New York City for a real Manhattan experience.


6 p.m. | Angelo’s Coal Oven Pizza

Located near the Manhattan Club, this Pizzeria and traditional Italian restaurant is a great way to start your NYC adventure. Serving Italian cuisine of every region. There is something for everyone.

  • Open for lunch and dinner
  • Dress code: Casual

Phone: +1-212-333-4333

8:00 p.m. | Times Square

Times Square is the heart of NYC, filled with lights, excitement, shopping and entertainment. Kicking off a visit to Manhattan in Times Square will set the tone for your weekend.



Travel around NYC like a true New Yorker! Get a MetroCard to ride the subways and buses around town, so you don’t have to worry about parking.

8 a.m. | Dean and Deluca

Find your way to Dean and Deluca for a scrumptious breakfast treat or picnic basket, then head to one of the many area parks. This gourmet market has several locations throughout the city and offers palate-tempting delights.

10 a.m. | Spend the day at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one-of-a-kind. This museum is home to some of the most world-renowned exhibits. Expect to get lost in the beauty and art housed at the MET. You can also have lunch at any one of the museum’s on site restaurants.

6 p.m. | Momoya

NYC is well-known for its “out of this world” sushi. Momoya is a great choice to sample some of the best. With a menu that offers a wide variety of Japanese cuisine, even the pickiest of eaters will enjoy their experience.

  • Open for lunch and dinner
  • Dress code: Casual

Phone +1 212-989-4466

8 p.m. | Gotham Comedy Club

Get out and enjoy a night of laughs at the well-known Gotham Comedy Club. Shows begin at 8 pm and are the perfect follow-up to a great meal. You can buy tickets in advance or at the box office. Check out their calendar of upcoming performances.


9 a.m. | The Smith

With so many options and locations, The Smith is the perfect place for a delicious and hearty breakfast. Whether you’re looking for a breakfast classic or something a bit different, you’ll find it at The Smith.

  • Open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, drinks and more.
  • Dress code: Casual

Phone +1 212-685-4500

11:00 a.m. | Empire State Building

Put this famous NYC landmark on your “must see” list. Before you head out of the city, be sure to take in all the Empire State Building has to offer. You’re not likely to see views of the City this amazing anywhere else.

1 p.m. | Bryant Park

“Manhattan’s Town Square” is a wonderful year-round New York City destination. There is always something going on for visitors and New Yorkers alike. Visit their site for more information.

Family Fun

Travelling with your children? NYC is a family friendly city, just waiting to give you and yours a taste of Manhattan. Check out our list of fun family restaurants and attractions.

Family at the table

Ellen’s Stardust Diner

This NYC staple is the perfect place to grab a delicious meal with the family. Kids will be entertained by the staff and atmosphere. The menu has something for everyone.

  • Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Dress code: Casual

+1 212-956-5151

Hors D'Oeuvres

Ninja New York

Bring your whole family to enjoy an experience like no other. The Ninja New York is set up like a Ninja village in feudal Japan. You’ll never know who is lurking around corners in this Ninja-themed restaurant. Reservations are recommended.

  • Open for dinner
  • Dress code: Casual

+1 212- 274-8500

Madame  Tussauds New York

Madame Tussauds New York

You are bound to run into your favorite celebrities at a visit to Madame Tussauds. As you walk through the museum you will experience everything from A-list actors to world leaders. Be sure to bring your camera!

Times Square Night View

Discovery Times Square

Discovery Times Square is a large-scale exhibition museum located in Times Square. Visit here and you are bound to see something unique and unexpected as they are always presenting limited-run exhibits. Past exhibitions include: Leonardo da Vinci’s Workshop, Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, King Tut, Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, and more.


Love is in the air all over Manhattan. So be sure to visit some of its most romantic spots.

Horse Carriage

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

For one of the most romantic experiences in NYC, take a horse-drawn carriage ride. Rides originate at one of the other most romantic spots in NYC -- Central Park. Be sure to book in advance to create an extra special ride.

Empire  State Building

Empire State Building

Romance is in the air and all over the Empire State Building. There is no other place in New York that provides 360 degrees of breath-taking views. Famous for romantic movies such as “An Affair to Remember” and “Sleepless in Seattle”.

Central Park boats

The Central Park Boathouse

The Boathouse in Central Park can make you feel alone within its hidden nooks. This location is elegant, beautiful and iconic--the perfect recipe for romance.

  • Open for lunch (Monday- Friday)
  • Open for Brunch (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Open for Dinner: 5:30- 9:30 (Monday- Friday) 6pm – 9:30 (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Dress code: Business Casual

+1 212-517-2233

Dining Table


This unique SoHo mainstay provides the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable date-night experience. Offering an out-of-this-world menu and atmosphere, this will quickly become a regular stop on every trip to New York City.

  • Open for brunch and dinner
  • Dress code: Business Casual

+1 212-966-3518

Food Finds

Known as “The city that never sleeps”, below is a list of some of the most popular casual dining experiences in New York City.  Some of these restaurants are open until after midnight and into the wee hours of the morning.

Sweet on a Plate


This tiny but popular restaurant offers a charming atmosphere with a classic bistro menu. If you are looking for quaint ambiance and menu to match, don’t miss Buvette. The restaurant requests all questions be directed to the following address:

All things Spaghetti

The Spaghetti Incident

You can’t miss this spot dedicated to all things spaghetti. This specialty restaurant is like no other. Get ready to twirl your way through their menu.

+1 646-896-1446

Spaghetti Plate


For unbelievable macaroni & cheese, with more options than you can imagine, head to S’Mac. It’s a foodie hotspot.

+1 212-358-7912

Ice Cream


If you’re looking for a delectable dessert, Eggloo is your place. This casual eatery is a perfect spot for a casual yet unique treat.

Business Travel

Home to the headquarters of many Fortune 500 companies, New York City means “big business”. Known as the “Financial Capital of the World” and, at its heart, is Wall Street. If you are headed to the Big Apple for work, we have provided you with a list of restaurants, dry cleaners, pharmacy’s, urgent care locations and things to do with your travel companions.

Restaurants for Business Dinners and Lunches

Whether you are closing deals, enjoying a night out with your team, or interviewing prospects, you’ll want to enjoy some of these business hot spots in NYC.

Japanese food

Nobu 57

One of the most popular Japanese restaurants located in New York’s Financial District.  With locations around the world, this restaurant continues to please the masses.

  • Open for lunch and dinner
  • Dress code: Business Casual

+1 212- 757-3000

Three Ladies Tasting Wine

Gramercy Tavern

For over two-decades the Gramercy Tavern has welcomed guests to enjoy its hospitality and menu. Note: This restaurant can be enjoyed in their casual Tavern or in the Dining Room where there are fixed-menu or à la carte options at lunch.

  • Open for lunch and dinner
  • Dress code the Dining Room: Business Professional
  • Dress code the Tavern: Business casual

+1 212-477-0777

Steak Plate

Bobby Van’s Steakhouse

Bobby Van’s is one of New York’s most well-known and popular steakhouses. With its exciting atmosphere and menu, this restaurant does not disappoint.

  • Open for lunch and dinner
  • Dress code: Business Casual

+1 212- 207-8050

Pasta with Vegetables

Ai Fiori

This award-winning restaurant is sure to impress. Ai Fiori restaurant showcases a modern interpretation of French and Italian Riviera dishes.

  • Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Dress code: Business Casual

+1 212- 613-8660

Team Building Activities

There is nothing like travelling to bring a group closer together. New York City is host to a variety of unique and exciting ways to get to know the city and each other.

Labyrinth Walls

Escape the Room

Escape rooms are all the rage right now and a very popular team building activity. It’s a great way to learn about one another, while working together to get results and have some fun!

Scavenger Hunt

Watson Adventures

Recommended by some of America’s most critically acclaimed media outlets, Watson Adventures is famous for building memorable team building experiences tailored to your group.

Yankee Stadium

Yankees Baseball

If you visit during baseball season, be sure to take in a game at Yankees Stadium and Museum. Recently renovated, this stadium is home to baseball greats such as: Babe Ruth, Alex Rodriguez, Yogi Berra and Derek Jeter.

Baseball and Glove

Mets Baseball

If you’re a Mets fan, you’ll want to take in a game at Citi Field. This outdoor ball park features some of Mets history, along with New York’s history. Famous Mets players include: Tom Seaver, Dwight Gooden, & Addison Reed.

Group of friends

Caroline’s on Broadway

They say laughter is the best medicine, so bring the team together over some laughs at Caroline’s on Broadway. The night will be memorable and hysterical.

Helpful Hints

When travelling for business, things always happen: a stained suit, an upset stomach or you simply want a cold beverage. The list below highlights some of the best places around to take care of the simple needs we always take for granted when we’re at home.