New York travels

by Lisa on Monday: Feb 27, 2012
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I’m back in Massachusetts now after a weekend away in NYC. It was a great trip, even though it was on the quick side. D and I both took Friday off of work so we could start the drive as early as possible. We left around 9AM, stopped mid-way to eat lunch and arrived around 2. Of course, it decided to start snowing just as we were embarking on the trip, but luckily it didn’t accumulate or slow us down much.

It did, however, continue to rain for the remainder of the day in NY, which put a little bit of a damper on things because we were outside walking around all afternoon and night. Lots of great exercise and sightseeing followed and we decided we wanted to see a show to get out of the rain and to make the most of the fact that we were in the city. We ended up seeing “Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark”, which ended up exceeding all our expectations. The music was amazing and the performance was spot on.

Saturday, we did a LOT more walking (I’m sure we logged a decent amount of miles), and thankfully the weather improved a little bit. We lost the rain, but we gained a tremendous amount of wind. There were high wind warnings all day, and although the temp was in the 40s, it felt absolutely freezing because of it. But again, we persevered and made the most of our day. Saturday was also the day we had been waiting for and the reason we made the trip to NY: We were going to see Bjork!

We had a great time at the concert and both thought Bjork put on an awesome show.

Sunday we hopped back in the car and arrived back home in the late afternoon, exhausted but happy. It was a nice getaway and we got to do some new things, eat some great food and spend some quality time together.

How was your weekend?

5 Responses to “New York travels”

  1. I really want to take my husband to New York–he’s never been, and I’ve only been twice, but we’d love to do all the touristy sutff and basically have a gorge fest since he is a huuuuge foodie.

    how great that you live such a short drive away!

    • Lisa says:

      I really should take advantage of our close proximity to NY more often. It’s a great place and since it’s my college town, I love to go back and revisit all of my favorite places!

  2. Thanks for swinging by and making us part of your NYC adventures! Glad you had a super hero time with us 🙂

    • Lisa says:

      Spidey! Thanks for stopping by my blog. We had a great time at the show!

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