NYC Skyline

The March 2010 trip consisted of two days of visits in to New York City from “home base” at a very nice Holiday Inn in Haskell, NJ.  The trip is directly summarized below, followed by individual posts with pictures and captions.  While the itinerary listed here is in the correct order, the posts themselves are in reverse chronological order, with the most recent visits at the top.

Friday, March 19, 2010:

  • Morning:  Drove from Haskell to Montclair University to pick up a New Jersey Transit Montclair-Boonton Line train in to Penn Station, New York City
  • Mid-Day:  Visit to American Museum of Natural History
  • Afternoon:  Visit to “Top of the Rock” (30 Rockefeller) and the Rockefeller Concourse
  • Evening:  Visit to Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Late Evening:  Returned to the subway via a walk across Central Park, returning to Penn Station for the train back to Montclair

Saturday, March 20, 2010:

  • Morning:  Drove from Haskell to Paterson, NJ to see the Great Falls of the Passaic River
  • Mid-Day:  Rode the New Jersey Transit Mainline train in from Paterson to Secaucus Junction, transferring to a train heading for Penn Station
  • Afternoon:  Rode the N train New York Subway all the way from 42nd Street to Coney Island, visited New York Aquarium, and returned to Manhattan aboard the Q train
  • Evening:  Spent time with Elisabeth’s sister Chris and her fiance Adam and then returned via Secaucus and the Mainline to the Paterson Station