New York City 2017 on a Budget

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Week long MetroCard 7 Day Unlimited – $31
Flight from New York to Milwaukee – $210 April 18-24
Accommodation – 5 nights – Aiming for $75 / night = $375 total. – Airbnb. Possibly near Times Square.
https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/15396610?s=HULgFrWr
https://www.hiusa.org/hostels/new-york/new-york/new-york-city

Things to do:
Statue of Liberty – $18
Wall St. – Free
Rockefeller Center – Free
Rockefeller Observation Deck – $28 (best view in city)
Grand Central Station – Free
Brooklyn Bridge – Free
Guggenheim Museum (Sat 5:45-7:45pm pay what you wish donation)
Walk Thru Broadway – Free
9/11 Museum (Free after 5pm Tuesdays. Arrive before 6pm as they’re only open until 8pm.)
High-line Park – Free
Museum of Natural History – Free
Metropolitan Museum of Art – Free
Central Park – Free
Times Square – Free
Empire State – Walk by – Free
Staten Island Ferry – $35
St. Patrick’s Cathedral – Go to Mass – Free
Ellis Island –
Chinatown –
Battery Park –

Total Entertainment – $81

Rough Estimate –

  • Entertainment – $100
  • Food – $200
  • Accommodation – $375
  • Flight – $210
  • MetroCard – $31

Total – $916

Best Places for Scenic Views

New York Pass – is it worth it?

Free New York Harbor Kayaking

Places to Eat:
Best Cheap Eats List
Emmets pizza – deep dish style.

Food – Day 1 – Go Grocery Shopping Right away:
Breakfast – Greek Yogurt & Blueberries
Lunch – Sandwich
Dinner – Sandwich or local eats.
Snacks to Pack on ride – Almonds, Cliff Bars, Cashews,

Pack list:
Water canister w/ filter.
5 pairs socks
Workout shorts
3 pair sink washable
5 t-shirts
shorts

Useful Articles About New York Planning
Nomadic Matt
The Girl and Globe
Useful Landmark Map