We had an extremely packed itinerary and were in New York for just 3 days before flying to the West Coast. The main reason why we flew into New York first is that Singapore Airlines only operates A380 (Suites) to/from New York (JFK).

I will be sharing our actual itinerary vs what we did on that day (after all things do not always go according to plan) so that you can learn from our mistakes or take note of the costs/expenses incurred. My memory is not good but fortunately/unfortunately,  is constantly tracking us.

Day 1
Expectation:
2:00 PM – New York Public Library checked on Day 3
3:00 PM – Rockefeller Centre checked
4:30 PM – Trump Tower checked
5:00 PM – Central Park semi-checked
6:00 PM – Grand Central Terminal checked on Day 3
7:00 PM – Meet a friend for dinner checked
8:00 PM – The Gallivant Times Square (back to the hotel to rest) checked

Reality:

We reached JFK around 12pm, cleared the immigration and took a