Prior to traveling to France I made a quick stop for A Weekend in NYC
New York is such a diverse cultural city that you never run out of things to do. You have the usual tourist spots, the hippie activities, the artsy areas, the fashion scene and so much more! I
Cat Colle’s Top Tip for A Romantic Weekend In NYC Is A Helicopter Ride
Seeing New York from the TOP is the most amazing view you can get of the city. This experience is totally worth it and very fun! We rode with Manhattan Helicopters and they were great! We toured the Statue of Liberty, The Brooklyn Bridge, The Freedom Tower, Empire States, New Jersey and much more! Check out the video and photos below.
Cat Colle’s Top Dinner Spot For A Romantic Weekend In NYC Is Asiate’s
Dinner at Asiate inside the Mandarin Oriental is a must while in NYC, not only because of the food and the view; but, because of the service! When you go there be sure to request Daniel Villanueva as your waiter. Daniel is more than a waiter and he will tell you Asiate’s is more than a restaurant, “It’s our house!”
The conversations with Daniel Villanueva as he served us were unlike conversations with any other waiter and as you can see below, Daniel loves to take pictures of his guest. He was our personal photographer for the night!
A Ride Through Central Park In A Horse Carriage Makes The List For A Weekend In NYC
A horse drawn carriage always spices up the romance. You can customize your ride through Columbus Circle and Central park and the length of time you want to ride, just make sure to take a good look at the horse prior to riding because you don’t want to ride an exhausted horse; they are powerful creatures but they need their dedicated rest. The video below is us getting dropped off close to Times Square.
Shopping On 5th Ave Is Always A Woman’s Must During Her Weekend In NYC
Shopping on 5th Avenue for a few hours makes the list too during your Romantic Weekend In NYC! As you can see below I took a few hours to pick up a few new things for my France trip. NOHO and SOHO are also great neighborhoods for shopping and have some unique finds at boutique shops as well as the big name stores.
Another Great Spot For A Weekend In NYC – Rooftop Bar 54
Bar 54 inside the Hyatt Hotel Times Square is a rooftop bar with amazing views of the city. Make sure to spot by for a drink after dinner!
Make Sure To Do A Romantic Rooftop Lunch Or Weekend Brunch In NYC With A View Of The Empire State Building
230 on 5th is the rooftop penthouse garden restaurant in the middle of the busy city. It’s the perfect spot for lunch or a weekend brunch on a sunny day.
A Classy & Classic NYC Dinner Spot Is The Russian Tea Room
The Russian Tea Room is completing 88 years! A New York Classic this restaurant specializes in Eastern European Dishes with a wide variety of caviars and vodkas to choose from. The restaurant has 3 floors, the main restaurant level, the ballroom with a gift shop store and private dinners floor. You have probably seen this place before as several movies and TV shows have used the Russian Tea Room as set location.
The Most Romantic Dinner Spot in NYC – IL Buco
IL BUCO restaurant in NoHo Neighborhood is a locals secret! With 2 Levels, one main dining area with a Wine Bar and another downstairs level for private parties. It’s like being in Italy in the middle of New York. The restaurant has been open for over 20 years and the wine cellar location is 200 years old!
Hotel Location Is Important For A Weekend In NYC!
The W Hotel at Times Square is perfectly located right at Times Square/Broadway and close to the main attractions such as Central Park, 5th Ave, Grand Central Station and most museums.
And Don’t Forget To Stop By Wall Street, Washington Square Arch And The Freedom Tower For A Weekend in NYC