What’s on your New York City Bucket List?

For everywhere we live and everywhere we visit, we all have our list of things we must do before we run out of time. Last week I asked the staff of New York Guest for some of the top items on their “Bucket lists” for our great city of New Yor. Check out their answers here and then let us know – what is YOUR New York City Bucket List?

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Maria, Accountant

  • Spend a day at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Walk down 5th Avenue from St. Patrick’s Cathedral to Rockefeller Center
  • See the Frick Collection
  • Get a drink at Bemelman’s Bar at the Carlyle
  • Explore the Meatpacking District: walk the Highline and Chelsea market, have drinks at STK or Gaansevoor, dinner at Buddakan or Spice Market

Kayaking on the Hudson

Lora, Group Travel Manager

  • Go Kayaking on the Hudson River
  • Visit Ellis Island
  • Visit the Lower East Side Tenement Museum
  • Spend the night at the Plaza Hotel
  • See a movie at the Paris Theater

New Year's in Times Square

Richard, CEO

  • Watch the Grand Central morning commute from the top of the steps
  • Spend New Year’s Eve in Times Square
  • Watch the sunrise from Battery Park
  • Ride the Staten Island Ferry
  • Have a Manhattan at the Oak Bar in the Plaza

A path in Central Park

Karissa, Reservations Manager

  • Go to the top of the Empire State Building
  • Visit the Statue of Liberty
  • Take a walking tour of Central Park
  • Go on the CitySights All Around Town tour
  • See a Broadway show from house seats

Jeanette, Director of International Sales

Law & Order: SVU films in NYC

  • Stay at the Presidential Suite in the Four Seasons
  • Eat dinner at Rao’s
  • Be on an episode of Law & Order
  • Take a helicopter to the Hamptons
  • Private shopping at Bloomingdale’s

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Megan, Concierge

  • Have dinner at Per Se
  • See an opera at the Met
  • Spend the night at the Plaza
  • Take a horse-drawn carriage ride through Central Park
  • See the Thanksgiving Day Parade in person

Night at the Museum

Louise, Community Manager

  • Have a meal at Blue Hill Stone Barns
  • Stay at the Marriott Marquis on December 31st (you wouldn’t catch me standing outside!)
  • Sleepover at the Natural History Museum
  • Sail to Bear Mountain and spend the day hiking
  • Go to the Vendy Awards on Governor’s Island

USQ Greenmarket

Michael, Director of Hotel Sales

  • Have a leisurely lunch at Da Silvano’s
  • Walk through Central Park in the autumn
  • Sip a Bloody Mary at the Central Park Boat House
  • Go shopping at the Saturday Union Square Greenmarket
  • Spend a day exploring all the neighborhoods of Manhattan – North, South, East & West

What are your New York Dreams? With all of our local NYC resources, we can make any wish come true! Contact us at info@newyorkguest.com and let’s start planning.

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