NYC Day Trip Itinerary

Author: Sam Opp

How to enjoy a Day Trip in NYC

Have a long layover, you’re doing an East Coast USA road trip, or you find yourself in Manhattan for one day? I have you covered.


The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the most iconic places in NYC and a must on any day trip! Also enjoy the Brooklyn Bridge Park area!

Oculus and 9/11 Memorial

From the Brooklyn Bridge, head to the Financial District to see the 9/11 memorial and unique Oculus Building.

Bryant Park & the Public Libray

Take a stroll in the lovely Bryant Park and take a peek inside the NY Public Library!

Summit One Vanderbilt

Visit one of the best observation decks in NYC, with incredible views of the Empire State Building is a must on a day trip!

Rockefeller Center

Walk down 5th Avenue to Rockefeller Center and pass by Radio City Music Hall.

Central Park

One of the best places to visit in NYC is Central Park and another must on a day trip to New York.

Visit a NYC Museum

Make sure to check out one of the famous New York Museums while in Upper Manhattan.

Times Square

End the Night by visiting Times Square at night, seeing a Broadway Show, or having a nice dinner!

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