Posted on October 14, 2011
Last weekend, I took my seven-year-old daughter on a memory-making adventure in New York City. It was her first plane trip (unless you count a couple of short hops on Vintage Air from Jacksonville, Florida to the Abacos when she was ten months old). In fact, it was a weekend of firsts (taxi, subway, pedicab, Broadway show) and utter disregard for veggie counts and bedtimes.
I took today’s Faceless Friday feature after an elevator whisked us to the 67th floor of Rockefeller Center for breathtaking 360-degree views. We timed it perfectly: I purchased our tickets in advance for the slot twenty minutes prior to sunset. We saw the whole city in daylight as it transformed into a pristine autumn evening. It’s crowded up there, but don’t let that stop you. The view is well worth it, the staff is very efficient (they move 20,000 people to this rooftop on an average day) and everyone is pretty good about sharing a people-free spot with their neighbor. A definite highlight of our trip! Get to the Top of the Rock, y’all. That’s the Empire State Building on the left.
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