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New York




Part A: The Essential Guide to the Nation


Official name of the Country : United States
Official Languages : English
Population : 8.3 million
Geographic Orientation : Located on the Atlantic Coast of the Northeastern United States
8 Boroughs : The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Long Island/Hamptons, Upstate New York, New Jersey, and Staten Island
Neighboring Nations : Canada and Mexico
Religions : Catholics, Protestants, Christians, Jewish, Muslims, and etc,.
Races/Cultures of People : American, Aboriginal, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Chinese, Indian, and etc,.
Other Name of New York : "Big Apple" and " Capital of the World"





Part B: The Essential Guide to the City


Culture : consists of more than 2000 arts and cultural organizations and galleries
Important international center for music, film, opera, dance, and visual arts
Food & Drink : varied due to different ethnic groups

Desert
Desert

Desert
Desert

Salad
Salad


Restaurant Suggestions (American Traditional) :

**Bill’s Bar and Burger**
Location : 22 Ninth Ave., New York, NY 10014 40.740285 -74.005823 nr. 13th St.
Price Range
: $ - $$
 Bill's Bar and Burger
Bill's Bar and Burger


**24 Prince**
Location : 24 Prince St., New York, NY
Price Range : $$
24 Prince
24 Prince


**41 Greenwich Avenue**
Location
: 41 Greenwich Ave., New York, NY 10014 40.735388 - 74.000 448 nr. Charles St.
Price Range : $$
41 Greenwich Avenue
41 Greenwich Avenue


**Beacon**
Location : 25 W. 56th St., New York, NY 10019 40.762651 -73.975236 nr. Fifth Ave
Price Range : $$$ - $$$$
 Beacon
Beacon


**Bateaux New York**
Location : West Side Hwy. nr. 23rd St., New York, NY 10011
Price Range : $$$$
Bateaux New York
Bateaux New York


**Aureole**
Location :135 W. 42nd St., New York, NY 10036 40.755412 -73.985376 nr. Sixth Ave
Price Range
: $$$$
Aureole
Aureole


Clothing : bring summer-suited clothing because the travelling time is in May
(ex. T-shirts, shorts, skirts, and 1 or 2 long-sleeve clothing ( in case if needed))


Suggestions for Shopping locations :
1. King Plaza Shopping Center
2. 5th Avenue
3. Queens Center
4. Staten Island Mall

Currency and Exchange Rates :
1.00 CAD = 0.941827 USD
1.00 USD = 1.06177 CAD


Safety Issues & Travel Tips :
- Always carry valuable luggage, bags, and important documents with you.
- Never accept drinks given from random strangers
- Bring some medicine (ex. band-Aids )
- DO NOT show passports to strangers
- Bring a flashlight, Cell phone, Calling Cards, etc,.






Part C: 7 day 6 night Itinerary




Flight INFO :

American Airlines Flight 4510

FROM
: Toronto Intl ( YYZ) 10:30am - MAY 01
TO: New York Kennedy (JFK) 12:05pm - MAY 01

LAN Airlines Flight 532 763

FROM: New York Kennedy (JFK) 11:05am- MAY 07
TO: Toronto Intl ( YYZ) 12:45Pm - MAY 07


Price : $208 CAD/person = $ 201.95 USD/person


Hotel INFO :

HUDSON, A MORGANS ORIGINAL - 4 star hotel
Location : 356W 58th St. New York, NY, United States 1099.
Room : Standard One King size bed



Area Attractions :
Distance Are Calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or attraction. ( to the nearest 0.1 Mile and Kilometre )


Time Warner Center - 0.2 Km / 0.1 Mi
Metropolitan Opera House - 0.5 Km / 0.3 Mi
Carnegie Hall - 0.5 Km / 0.3 Mi
New York Public Library For The Performing Arts - 0.5 Km / 0.3 Mi
Lincoln Center For The Performing Arts - 0.5 Km / 0.3 Mi
Rockefeller Plaza - 1.1 Km / 0.7 Mi
Broadway - 1.1 Km / 0.7 Mi
Times Square - 1.3 Km / 0.8 Mi
Grand Central Terminal - 1.8 Km / 1.1 Mi
Chrysler Building - 2 Km / 1.2 Mi
Empire State Building - 2.2 Km / 1.3 Mi
Central Park - 2.4 Km / 1.5 Mi
Brooklyn Bridge - 7.2 Km / 4.5 Mi
Ellis Island - 9 Km / 5.6 Mi
Statue Of Liberty - 10.2 Km / 6.3 Mi


The Nearest Airports Are:
New York, Ny (Lga-laguardia) - 9.5 Km / 5.9 Mi
Newark, Nj (Ewr-liberty Intl.) - 18.4 Km / 11.4 Mi
New York, Ny (Jfk-john F. Kennedy Intl.) - 21.9 Km / 13.6 Mi



Price
: $1,271.82 CAD = $1,234.02 USD (in total of 6 nights)


Hotel Room
Hotel Room

Hotel Room
Hotel Room

Hotel Room
Hotel Room

Hotel Bar
Hotel Bar

Hotel Restaurant
Hotel Restaurant

Outside View of Hotel
Outside View of Hotel





Map of New York City, NY, United States :
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Map pf New York

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- City Pass $79/9 days : for All Museums + Liberty Island


DAY 1 - May 1:

12:05pm : Arrive at airport (New York Kennedy)
1:00pm - 5:00pm : Check-in @ Hudson, A Morgans Original + buy weekly Metro Card - $25 ( for travelling purposes)
5:30pm - 8:30pm : Times Square - Shopping + Dinner
8:30pm - 10:30pm : Broadway show - watch operas in theatres (ex. Phantom of the Opera)
11:00pm : Back to hotel



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DAY 1 Financial Balance



DAY 1 Destination details:
* Times Square & Broadway
: the most bustling square of New York is known for its many Broadway theatres, cinemas and super signs. It is one of those places that make New York a city that never sleeps.
Times Square
Times Square

Times Square
Times Square

Times Square by night
Times Square by night




DAY 2 - May 2 :


8:00am - 9:00am : Break-fast @ hotel's restaurant
9:00am - 12:00pm :
Statue of Liberty - ride boat to the Island + ride helicopter for sightseeing @ Liberty Island + ride elevator to look at the Statue of Liberty (in total of $50 ticket fee/person)
12:00pm - 1:00pm : Eat Lunch @ Liberty Island
1:00pm - 3:00pm :
Ellis Island (part of Statue of Liberty) -> go to Immigration museum
3:00pm - 6:00pm : Back to hotel + eat at hotel's most famous restaurant
6:30pm - 11:00pm :
Empire State Building ($40 express ticket fee/person) - Observatory on 86th floor to see the city of New York
11:30pm - 1:30am : Nightclub @
Bar 169
1:30am : Back to hotel


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DAY 2 Financial Balance



DAY 2 Destination details:


* Statue of Liberty : For the many immigrants that flocked from Europe to New York, the Statue of Liberty was the first image they saw of the USA. The statue was a gift from the French government for the 100th birthday of America's Independence.
Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty

Liberty Island
Liberty Island


* Ellis Island : one of the most popular attractions for those visiting Manhattan and its surrounding areas.
Ellis Island
Ellis Island

Immigration Museum, Ellis Island
Immigration Museum, Ellis Island

Immigrant Museum, Ellis Island
Immigrant Museum, Ellis Island


* Bar 169 ( Restaurant ) : located at 169 E. Broadway, New York, NY 10002 40.71403 -73.989876 nr. Rutgers St. ( Price Range: $$-$$$ )
Billard
Billard

Dart
Dart




DAY 3 - May 3 :


11:00am - 11:30 : Sleep until 11:00 + lunch @ hotel's restaurant
12:00pm - 3:00pm : Central Park -> Central Park Zoo Ticket $2.5/person ( Trolly Tour $15 )
3:30pm - 5:30pm : Rocketfeller Center -> Top of the Rock for sightseeing ( view Central Park and Empire State of Building )
6:00pm - 7:30pm : Eat @ nearby restaurant
8:00pm - 10:30pm : -> Metropolitan Opera ( watch performances )
10:30pm - 12:00am : Have a drink @ Craftbar -> Enjoy music
12:30am : Back to Holel


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DAY 3 Financial Balance



DAY 3 Destination details:

* Central Park : one of those places that make New York such a great place to live. The huge park, 843 acres large (341 ha), is located in the center of Manhattan. Its design is an example for city parks around the world.
Central Park, Manhattan, New York
Central Park, Manhattan, New York

Central Park
Central Park

Balto Statue, Central Park
Balto Statue, Central Park

The Lake, Central park
The Lake, Central park

Small Bridge at the Pond in Central park
Small Bridge at the Pond in Central park

Belvedere Castle, Central Park
Belvedere Castle, Central Park


* Rocketfeller Center : originally known as Radio City is a complex of buildings developed in the midst of the Great Depression. Initially the complex consisted of 14 buildings, the 70 story RCA building being the tallest.
Top Of The Rock
Top Of The Rock

View from Rockefeller Center towards Central Park
View from Rockefeller Center towards Central Park


* Craftbar ( restaruant ) : American Nouveau, American Traditional, Mediterranean cusine located at 900 Broadway, New York, NY 10003 40.739099 -73.989746nr. 20th St. ( Price Range: $$ )
Craftbar
Craftbar






DAY 4 - May 4 :


10:00am - 10:30am : Break-fast @ Bubby's
11:00am - 12:30pm : MoMA -> The Museum of Modern Arts and Scupture Garden
1:00pm - 6:00pm : Fifth Avenue -> Guggenheim Museum + St.Patrick's Cathedral -> Shopping (ex of stores: LV, Prada, Gucci )
6:30pm - 8:00pm : Dinner @ Aspen
8:30pm - 11:30pm : SoHo -> The trendiest neighborhoods in Manhattan + shopping
12:00am : Back to hotel


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DAY 4 Financial Balance



DAY 4 Destination details:

* Bubby's : American Traditional cusine located at 120 Hudson St., New York, NY 10013 40.719902 -74.008553 at N. Moore St. ( Price Range: $$ )
Bubby’s
Bubby’s


* MoMA : the Museum of Modern Art in New York City is often considered the most important museum of its kind in the world.
Sculpture Garden, MoMA
Sculpture Garden, MoMA

Interior of the Museum of Modern Art
Interior of the Museum of Modern Art


* Fifth Avenue : best known as an unrivaled shopping street. Almost any upscale retailer has a prestigious store located at this street. However not all of Fifth Avenue is shopping-centric. Along Central Park Fifth Avenue becomes a more residential street with a large number of interesting museums.
5 Av
5 Av

Fifth Avenue
Fifth Avenue

Museum of New York City
Museum of New York City

Guggenheim Museum
Guggenheim Museum

St. Patrick's Cathedral
St. Patrick's Cathedral


* Aspen ( restaurant ) : American Traditional cusine located at 30 W. 22nd St., New York, NY 10010 40.741239 -73.991024 nr. Fifth Ave. ( Price Range: $$ )
Aspen
Aspen


* SOHO : delights visitors with excellent restaurants, fun shops, interesting architecture, and enticing art galleries.a shopping center located 228 Mott St., New York, NY 10012 40.722469 -73.995076 nr. Spring St
SoHo NYC - Directions
SoHo NYC - Directions

SoHo
SoHo





DAY 5 - May 5 :


8:00am - 8:30am : Breakfast @ hotel
9:00am - 10:00am : United Nations HQ ( ticket fee: $6.5/person )10:30am - 11:30am : Wall Street -> NYSE, Federal Hall, Charging Bull
12:00pm - 1:00pm : Lunch @ Haru
1:30pm - 2:30pm : Ground Zero -> World Trade Center Site
3:30pm - 6:30pm : Greenwich Village -> Washington Square Park + little Italy
7:00pm - 8:30pm : Dinner @ Village Natural
11:30pm -1:00am : Nightclub @ Basement Bhangra
1:30am : Back to hotel


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DAY 5 Financial Balance



DAY 5 Destination details:

* United Nations HQ
: The headquarters of the U.N. in New York were developed by an international team of architects. The main building, the Secretariat, was one of the city's first towers in International Style.
United Nations Building
United Nations Building

UN Secretary Generals
UN Secretary Generals


* Wall Street : Historically known as the center of New York’s financial district, Wall Street is often associated with wealth and ambition in America.
Wall Street Sign
Wall Street Sign







NYSE, Wall Street
NYSE, Wall Street


Federal Hall, Wall Street
Federal Hall, Wall Street

Bull Statue, Bowling Green
Bull Statue, Bowling Green


* Haru ( restaurant ) : Janpanese cusine located at 1 Wall Street Ct., New York, NY 10005 40.706059 -74.007422 at Pearl St ( Price Range: $$$ )
Haru
Haru


* Ground Zero ( World Trade Center ) : Thousands of tourists stream into lower Manhattan daily to observe the work at the site of the former World Trade Center, also referred to as Ground Zero.
Ground Zero ( World Trade Center )
Ground Zero ( World Trade Center )


* Greenwich Village : is in the eastern part of the of Town Van Buren.
Greenwich Village
Greenwich Village

Washington Square Park
Washington Square Park






DAY 6 - May 6 :


10:00am - 11:30am : Eat @ hotel and rent car (for the purpose of going to the nest destination) $78
12:00pm - 2:00pm : Travel through Brooklyn Bridge -> View Manhattan
2:30pm - 4:00pm : Brooklyn Museum -> Hall of the Americas ( Egytain Gallery )
4:30pm - 6:30pm : Coney Island -> The Boardwalk +Footstands ( hot dog + pizza)
6:30pm - 9:00pm : Drive back to Manhattan
9:30pm -12:00am : Walk in Times Square -> Enjoy last night at New York


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DAY 6 Financial Balance



DAY 6 Destination details:


* Brooklyn Bridge
: built between 1869 and 1883, connects Manhattan with New York's most populous borough, Brooklyn, at the time one of the country's largest cities. The bridge is one of the most magnificent landmarks in New York.
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge Tower
Brooklyn Bridge Tower



* Coney Island
: a warm, sunny, summer Saturday is the Coney Island.
The beach at Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York
The beach at Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York

The Boardwalk, Coney Island, Brooklyn
The Boardwalk, Coney Island, Brooklyn

Food Stands, Coney Island
Food Stands, Coney Island





DAY 7 - May 7 :


6:30am - 7:00am : Check-out @ hotel + renturn car
7:00am - 10:00am : Go to Airport ( New York Kennedy ) by express bus
10:00am - 11:00am : Check-in @ Airport
12:45pm : Arrive @ Toronto Airport ( YYZ ) !!!!

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DAY 7 Financial Balance



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Financial Balance of 7 DAYS



ALL PICTURES ARE FROM THIS SITE: http://www.aviewoncities.com/_attractions.htm