Notices
General Trip Reports Reports that don't fit in to the other categories

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11 Feb 16, 02:37 PM  
Link to this Post
#1
hilz22
Imagineer
 
hilz22's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 13
New York Dh 40th Trip report Day 2

I couldn't believe it I was awake at 130am. I was so annoyed with myself. I think I nodded in and out of sleep before giving up at 330 and running a bath. I distrurbed dh who luckily wasn't annoyed but instead went out to find us coffees
About 6 we headed out for breakfast. We had heard of Pershing pancakes thanks to some kind dibbers so off we headed for grand central station we had nice breakfast but it was expensive above $100 with tip.
After our fill we had a steady walk down to Times Square we wanted tickets for the hop on hop off bus. (Recommended)
We run into a couple of people who we booked tickets with and off we went to get a bus. Our plan was Stratton island ferry, then world trad, then the memorials.
When we got off the bus it was sooo cold we decided against the ferry and took photos of the statue from a far. We then had a lovely walk down Wall Street. Had a pic with the bull. One of my favourite films of all time is die hard 3. We had great fun looking at all the spots where the filming took place. We heard that the federal reserve do tours but we decided against it, but imagine seeing all that gold
We got a coffee and a donut from dunking donuts $14, then we walked up towards the one world centre. We stumbled accossthe memorials so took some time here. I wasn't expecting it to be as emotional as it was.
Then it was time to go up the tower all I can say is wow. I don't want to spoil it for others but those who have been know what I mean!
Message me if you want more info. We did some shopping at century 21.
Back on the bus up to Times Square then a walk back to our hotel. To drop off our shopping. We then had tickets to the Knicks game. We got a taxi up to Madison square gardens and ate in steak house nearby. Very expensive $54 a steak! Our bill was $160
The Knicks game was amazing loved every bit of it. Would highly recommend.
Taxi back to our hotel about 1030 and sleep!
__________________


'Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do' -just saying

Edited at 07:14 PM.
hilz22 is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 12 Feb 16, 12:13 AM  
Link to this Post
#2
shirley
VIP Dibber
 
shirley's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 07

shirley's Reviews
Restaurant Reviews: 2
Yikes $100 for brekkie that was pricey !
shirley is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 12 Feb 16, 12:58 AM  
Link to this Post
#3
mancdisney
Imagineer
 
Join Date: Feb 14
Mobile

So what does a $100 breakfast taste like?
Great day. We are doing similar we haven't booked much in advance and just going with the flow.
mancdisney is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 12 Feb 16, 10:47 AM  
Link to this Post
#4
hilz22
Thread Starter
Imagineer
 
hilz22's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 13
It's so funny because they have signs all over saying we are not IHOP, which I thought was quite funny as its not as nice as IHOP or obviously as cheap 😂
__________________


'Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do' -just saying
hilz22 is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 14 Feb 16, 03:57 PM  
Link to this Post
#5
OB1LukeLucas
VIP Dibber
 
OB1LukeLucas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 14
Mobile

Goodness me that was an expensive breakfast, I've heard lots of people rave about it as a place to eat-I'm pleased we just grabbed breakfast from the deli next door to the hotel at that price. Shame you never got on the ferry but you still had all those amazing views at the top of the tower. We looked in Century 21 but never found anything. Pleased you enjoyed the Knicks game, I wished we'd been able to catch a game. Great day.
OB1LukeLucas is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 26 Feb 16, 06:50 AM  
Link to this Post
#6
flo-tinka
Apprentice Imagineer
 
Join Date: Oct 10
Thanks for report. Is Century 21 worth a visit? We are staying that end of town and I'm just trying to get a loose plan together.
flo-tinka is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 26 Feb 16, 05:46 PM  
Link to this Post
#7
hilz22
Thread Starter
Imagineer
 
hilz22's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 13
Originally Posted by flo-tinka View Post
Thanks for report. Is Century 21 worth a visit? We are staying that end of town and I'm just trying to get a loose plan together.
We got a new suit case Calvin Klein for $30 and a lot of kids clothes bargins. And some skull candy wireless headphones for $20

Depends what you are looking for really - think TK-max.
__________________


'Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do' -just saying
hilz22 is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 2 Mar 16, 12:11 AM  
Link to this Post
#8
flo-tinka
Apprentice Imagineer
 
Join Date: Oct 10
Thanks
flo-tinka is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 7 Mar 16, 08:39 AM  
Link to this Post
#9
jaspr
Trading Disney Pins
 
Join Date: Feb 16
Hello, $100 for brekky ! I may have underestimated my budget.

Do you have any more detail about the hop on hop off bus ? or can you point me in the right direction. Taking the DW and two DD's, 12 and 8 in August.



Jason
jaspr is offline Boy Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 11 Mar 16, 07:37 PM  
Link to this Post
#10
hilz22
Thread Starter
Imagineer
 
hilz22's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 13
Originally Posted by jaspr View Post
Hello, $100 for brekky ! I may have underestimated my budget.

Do you have any more detail about the hop on hop off bus ? or can you point me in the right direction. Taking the DW and two DD's, 12 and 8 in August.



Jason
There are cheaper places to eat don't worry too much, we just struggled with the cold needed quick!

The hop on hop off was very good value there are bus stops every where and in Times Square there are ticket touts for them all,with leaflets etc.
Anything in particular you wanted to know?
__________________


'Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do' -just saying
hilz22 is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 02:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin - Copyright © 2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Latest News
Posted in Disney Park Tickets
On 20th November 4:14pm
Park Hopper Option Returns to Walt Disney World Resort on Jan. 1, 2021As the phased reopening of Walt... Read More »
Posted in epcot
On 20th November 11:29am
As part of the D23 Fantastic Worlds Celebration, Disney shared details about the historic transformation... Read More »
Posted in Walt Disney World
On 27th October 3:18pm
Walt Disney World has announced that their entrance gateways to Walt Disney World are about... Read More »

theDIBB Menu


Exchange Rates
US Dollar Rates
ASDA  $1.3320
CaxtonFX  $1.3246
Covent Garden FX  $1.3446
FAIRFX  $1.3275
John Lewis  $1.3366
M&S  $1.3113
Post Office  $1.3101
Sainsburys  $1.3291
TESCO  $1.3313
Travelex  $1.3258
Updated: 13:30 17/01/2021
Euro Rates
ASDA  €1.0998
CaxtonFX  €1.0965
Covent Garden FX  €1.1080
FAIRFX  €1.0985
John Lewis  €1.1048
M&S  €1.0842
Post Office  €1.0838
Sainsburys  €1.0983
TESCO  €1.0993
Travelex  €1.0971
Updated: 13:30 17/01/2021

DIBB Premium Membership
Did you know you can help support theDIBB with Premium Membership?

Check out this link for more information and benefits, such as...

"No adverts on theDIBB Forums"

Upgrade Now