experts familiar with the city; can you advise:
the flight has a layover Friday night (Philly-penn) and takes off Sunday am. the sat is free and rental car given.
desire to go into city and mainly see attraction
*Empire State Building
*Statue of liberty
*Culture-specific locale/attractions (Italy town, India town, china town etc) (this is could be mid day to have a cultural lunch etc)
the time frame is flexible.. but perhaps want to hit the NYC city subways by 8am, giving 8-12 hours for the sight-seeing (depending on how much energy is left @ end of day!)
yes, we will have some sneakers to walk! :)
*how would you suggest the travel (which comes first) and more efficient for traversing around
*do you sense the timeframe and the 3 spots is well spaced for unrushed experience?
*would you recommend any other top class attractions right next to ESB or Sol (without losing much leg time)..
*where would you recommend parking the car? (prefer to take subway train after coming into city by car). what are the pros and cons of parking in NJ versus NYC