Budget Travel

4 Days in New York City Part 1

A perfect start to a Girlfriends weekend

Check into the Hotel Indigo and have a drink at the rooftop terrace and take it all in.

A quiet serene place in the daytime that turns into a hotspot in the evening.
with a beautiful backdrop of the City lights.

Hotel Indigo lower East Side Rooftop Terrace


IMG_0992The Lower East Side is filled with “great little places” Great food,a good vibe and cheap. Just steps from the Hotel. We had an absolutely delicious lunch at this
cool spot for less than $10 each

Georgia’s Eastside BBQ
Sunday-Monday 11:30am – 1:00am
192 Orchard Street
Between Houston & Stanton
(212) 253-6280


Okay, it’s time to hit the first tour.

The Tenement Museum is about a 10 minute walk from the hotel.

97 orchard

The Tenement Museum of 97 Orchard Street. Built on Manhattan’s Lower East Side in 1863, this tenement apartment building was home to nearly 7000 working class immigrants.
They faced challenges we understand today: making a new life, working for a better future, starting a family with limited means.

In recognizing the importance of this seemingly ordinary building, the Tenement Museum has re-imagined the role that museums can play in our lives.


There are several really fun tours available of the building,walking tours and walking food tours. Several options for building tours, $25.00, walking and food tours $45.00

We ladies have months of drama to catch up on so on to getting dressed for the evening,find a nice restaurant,then back to the rooftop terrace at the Hotel and continue to catch up over drinks.


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