My New York City Bucketlist ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

One of the points on my Bucketlist is to live in New York City for minimum a month as a “local” and discover everything the concrete jungle has to offer. While I don’t see this goal being reached anytime in the near future, I still think it’s important to hold on to those dreams, otherwise they will never come true.. ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

In the meantime, I have created my very own New York City Bucketlist. My goals is to check off every point on this list when I do visit New York again, and I will use it as a drive to see and do all the things I want want! While many of the points on the list can be seen as typical “touristy”, I also got many amazing tips from locals using Spottedbylocals New York. This website is brilliant – locals write about their favorite spots in their city and they serve a total of 72 cities around the world. If visiting a new city in the near future, maybe that city is on the list and you’ll get some great tips!

Anyway, lets get back to the main purpose of this post; my New York City Bucketlist!

  1. Walk on the High Line with a take-away coffee
  2. Enjoy the best Mexican food and a corona at Los Tacos No.1
  3. See a NHL Rangers game in Madison Square Garden
  4. Enjoy a free yoga session in one of many NYC parks
  5. Enjoy dinner & drinks while watching a movie at the Nitehawk Cinema
  6. Shop for treasures at Brooklyn Flea Market
  7. Read a book at the New York City Public Library
  8. Chow down food at Smorgasburg (the largest open air food market in America)
  9. Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge
  10. Experience the iconic NYC Landmark Grand Central Station
  11. Enjoy peoples watching and street performers in Washington Square Park
  12. Be a foodie at Chelsea Market
  13. Have a picnic in Central Park
  14. Check out art openings at the Chelsea Art Galleries
  15. Take the Staten Island Ferry (free) and see the Statute of Liberty
  16. Sign up for a Brooklyn Brewery Tour + tasting
  17. Indulge in Greek Food at the Village Taverna Greek Grill
  18. Have breakfast at the Express Cafe in Central Park
  19. Spend a get-away weekend in the Hamptons
  20. Take advantage of the free Friday entrance at Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
  21. Peoples watching by the Bethesda Terrace and Fountain
  22. Enjoy a boozy brunch with friends during the weekends
  23. Try out many of the Best Coffee Shops in NYC
  24. Sign up for a guided Sex and The City Tour
  25. Check out Carrie Bradshawโ€™s Apartment (the steps) on 64 Perry Street
  26. Take in the Manhattan sky views from Top of the Rock
  27. Enjoy a coffee + buy second hand books at the Housing Works Bookstore
  28. Eat pasta/pizza on a sidewalk restaurant in Little Italy
  29. Check out a local Farmers Market
  30. Enjoy happy hour at one of many NYC rooftops
  31. See a movie at “Movies With A View @Brooklyn Bridge Park
  32. Go on a bike ride in Central Park
  33. Try the famous Shake Shack burger
  34. Take advantage of the free Tuesday admission at the 9/11 memorial
  35. Spend a full day in one of NYC Parks with a blanket and a good book
  36. Order the pancakes at Clinton St. Baking Company
  37. Check out a museum of interest with suggested admission (read more about it here)
  38. Spend a crazy night out on the town with good friends
  39. Check out some of New York City’s 100 Most Important Foods
  40. Cheer on at a Yankees or Mets baseball game
  41. Spend a day without purpose just walking in Central Park
  42. Check out the ethic and cultural diversity at DeKalb Market Hall, Brooklyn
  43. Try 10 dishes from 10 different countries represented in NYC
  44. Explore Governors Island on a bike
  45. Spend a day shopping in SOHO
  46. Rent a free kayak through the Downtown Boathouse and paddle under Brooklyn Bridge
  47. Eat a giant slice of the cheese pizza @Joe’s Pizza
  48. Spend a whole day zipping drinks by a rooftop pool
  49. Stroll down fifth avenue just for the experience
  50. Drink afternoon tea at the Plaza Hotel

Do you have any New York recommendations? Feel free to drop them in the comment section below! ๐Ÿ™‚

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