On our last full day in New York we decided to checkout the High Line Park and Chelsea Market.
The high line is a great place to escape the city’s hustle and bussle. You can walk along the old train tracks and admire all the quirky surrounds such as art, greenery, building and the different views. Its also a great place to sun bathe in the summer but it wasn’t warm enough for that this time!
After walking the full length of the high line we went to Chelsea Market for lunch. Its a hard decision trying to decide what to eat there as there are so many options, all which look just as appealing as each other. In the end we decided we had a mutual craving for pizza so we settled on an Italian called. We got the most amazing pizza and a truffle pasta. It was honestly the nicest pasta I have ever tasted and I wish I knew how to re create my own. Somehow, we then managed desert with some yummy ice cream.
Later that night, we decided to head to 230 Fifth. This is my favorite rooftop in New York. I hadn’t been here before in the winter so I wasn’t sure what to expect of the rooftop but it was truly great with igloo’s to sit in and red robes to keep customers warm. One of the drinks we got was a mint hot chocolate with vodka. It was the tastiest drink and perfect for keeping us warm on the roof. Eventually we headed inside for one last drink in the bar/night club.
On day five our trip came to an end. But with an afternoon flight we were able to make the most of our morning with some last minute shopping in Victoria Secret and Macy’s AND managed to fit in a tour of Madison Square Gardens.
The tour is will be loved by an sports fans, which we are not however we both really enjoyed seeing the empty arena and the Knicks basketball court be erected as well as the team locker rooms. Our tour guide also brought us into the VIP suites which I can guarantee will be by only time being here with a cost of over …… dollars! Hearing the history of the gardens and the surprising facts really made it a great tour, sports fan or not.
After a busy but productive morning we headed back to our hotel to check out before getting a taxi to JFK.