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Made it back from New York City. Wow…what a great time! I’ll admit, I never had a strong desire to visit NYC. I’m more of a outdoors, national park kind of person…but I’d go back in a heartbeat! We flew into LaGuardia. The prices were better for us, but check both JFK and Newark when booking tickets. To get from the airport, we used Super Shuttle. So trying to find a budget… Read More

Two landmarks were on my list for the NYC trip: the New York Public Library and Grand Central Terminal. Only located a couple of blocks apart off of 42nd Street, it’s just a short walk between these two famous sites. First up was the New York Public Library. Since I’m a librarian, this was a required visit for me! However, it’s important to note that NYPL has many branches. Here we are… Read More

Leaving Central Park, we decided to continue our walking tour through Midtown Manhattan. Heading down 6th Avenue, we walked to Rockefeller Center and visited Radio City Music Hall, 30 Rock, and NBC’s Today show. After that, we headed down 5th Avenue, stopped at the New York Public Library, and then went east on 42nd Street to get to Times Square. After getting our fill of tacky tourist stuff, we headed up Broadway… Read More