Things to See
New York Botanical Garden – Breathtaking works of art that dazzle with color, light, and form—by day and night
Flushing Meadows Corona Park – explore your day here and spend the evening at the Meadow Lake
Hoboken Pier C Park – Enjoy the beautiful New York Skyline from this park and walk alongside the waterfront
Roosevelt Island – One of the most peaceful places I have been to. Visit 4freedomspark, smallpox hospital ruins, and walk along the waterfront.
The Oculus at the World Trade Center – Oculus was built to maximize the effect of the autumnal equinox rays (coinciding with the skylight opening on or around September 11 every year). The design of this building resembles a bird being released from a child’s hand.
Hiking at Anthony’s Nose
Pierson Park in Tarrytown
New York Public Library
The Downtown Boathouse – In summer do free kayaking at Pier 26
Harsimus Cove – Visit Babo Teahouse nearby and sip Boba while enjoying the beautiful view
Metropolitan Museum of Art – you would days to cover this museum, so try to not to hurry
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Washington Square Park
Things to Eat
Amorino Gelato Ice Cream
Indikitch – great Indian food. Must had: Paneer Tikka Masala, Saffron rice, Dal Makhani, Carrot Cabbage Cashew Salad, Garlic Naan, Mango Lassi, Samosa.
Crepe Guru – try the Nutella crepe with strawberry and whipped cream
Chai Thai Kitchen – Try Peanut Steamed Dumpling
Taiyaki Ice Cream – Enjoy Custard filled fish waffle cone ice cream #yumyumyum
Mochidoki – Passfruit + Chocolate + Crushed Oreo
Eataly – Nunu dessert at Nutella Bar
PizzArte – TOTÒ Pizza, Tiramisu
Lezzetli Mediterranean Ice Cream – Chocolate Orange Blossom with rose petals
&pizza – Create your own foot long pizza with your favorite toppings and sauce
Five Senses – Ogam Fresh Ramen Bokum. One of the best noodles I have had
Sweet Churros with COFFEED – Located in Korea town. It has one of the best churros in NYC.
Magnolia Bakery – Banana Pudding
The Counter – Create your own burgers with favorite
Juniors Cheesecake – After trying out cheesecake at Cheesecake Factory, Lindys .. I felt my heart for cheesecake belonged to this place.