We returned from our NYC anniversary trip a little over a month ago, and I already miss it like crazy. To say that I love this city is an understatement. It truly feels like a place we could one day call home.
“Manhattan will do that to a girl. You’ll be happy to know, it never wears off.” -Blair Waldorf
Something about New York just makes you fall in love with it a little more every time. The charm, the lights, the hustle and bustle of it all… There are so many things to see and do that you’ll never run out of new adventures.
NYC Iconic Shows
We were able to catch The Late Show with David Letterman 2 years ago, and this year we snagged tickets to see The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. We’ve done all of the major touristy things and enjoy them, but what I enjoy most about our trips here is wandering around the city.
NYC- Shops, Coffee and more
We spent the entire afternoon after The Tonight Show without anything major planned, and we were able to wander in and out of 5th avenue shops, coffee shops, pubs and eventually found the most delicious little steakhouse. (more about each place at the bottom of this post)
Dessert and a Musical
After seeing the off Broadway show, Newsical the Musical (which I highly recommend), we decided to get dessert at Cafe Lalo (from You’ve Got Mail). If you’re around the UWS, Cafe Lalo is a must. The ambiance is great, and the dessert selection is incredible!
Running around those charming UWS neighborhoods is also a major treat. We woke up early one morning and walked from our hotel on 77th and Broadway to the park for a jog. I jog pretty often at home, but Central Park jogging is the absolute best! The temps were cool, and the view is to die for. I ended up running a mile farther than I had originally intended (in the rain) because I enjoyed it that much.
A Few of My Favorite NYC Things