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Itinerary for New York trip with 12 yr old granddaughter

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We arrive in NYC on Friday night, June 1st. I am trying to figure out an itinerary so that we can see as much as possible. We have been to NYC several times - this will be her first trip. We have 4 l/2 days - Saturday until mid afternoon on Wednesday. We will be staying at the New York Helmsley on East 42nd St. Here is our tentative schedule:

Saturday
1) Hop on Hop off Bus - I've read all the comments on the web about this bus. I had thought it would be a good overview of the city (we did it on our first trip many years ago). However, there are many negative comments about wait times, etc. I am thinking we might just ride the bus around rather than hop off and have to wait a long time on another bus. Your thoughts?
2) Midtown walk - Grand Central Station, NY Public Library, Rockefeller Center, Bryant Park,
St. Patrick's, Chrysler, Bldg ....
3) Met - Saturday evening

Sunday
1) American Museum of Natural History
2) Central Park in the afternoon
3) The Plaza, American Girl Store, Dylan's Candy Store, FAO Schwartz, Serendipity's
(as time allows)

Monday
1) Battery Park - ferry to Ellis Island - tour - get tickets now for 9 am ferry
2) afternoon - see wall street - go to Chinatown/Little Italy or Southstreet Seaport as time allows
3) 911 Memorial - WTC - have 5:30 pm tickets - the earliest available on that day

Tuesday
1) Take subway to Brooklyn - walk back across bridge
2) South street seaport - if missed on Monday (or any other missed things downtown)
3)Greenwich Village
4) Musical - Mary Poppins - any advice on seating choices?

Wednesday
1) Sony Tech Lab
2) possibly United Nations
3) or anything else in Midtown that we missed
4) leave mid afternoon for LGA for flight home

I have a long list of possible places to eat - if you have suggestions for places that would be good with 12 yr old, that would be great. We are looking for moderately priced restaurants with menus that a 12 yr old would enjoy - pizza, italian, hamburgers, american food mostly. Thanks for any suggestions on the itinerary. I have tried to group things in the different areas. We will possibly get the 7 day subway pass even though we'll only be there 4 l/2 days.

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