Oakwood Excelcior I and II
TripAdvisor Reviews Oakwood Excelcior I and II Hackensack
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... American elderly gentleman while squeezed together like sardines on the Uptown 6 line tonight (don't I sound like a pro?), commented on my "accent" (Californians have accents?) and we laughed about the glee on the faces of a mother and daughter when their stop arrived and they rapidly and not too gently parted the crowd to get out.
Observation No. 8: Nighttime in Times Square is brighter than daytime.
... continuing the ice cream hunt. We eventually track down the elusive ice cream shop and get our ice cream (after standing in line). It is nice, but I don't think I would bother to queue up for it again- basically a soft-serve cone that is choc-dipped. The only difference is this one also has some salted caramel thrown in- it's called a "Salty Pimp". After all that excitement we are done-in and head back to the apartment to do some planning for our last destination- ...
... the High Line. This is a one mile stretch of old railway line that has been repurposed as an urban park. Inspired by a similar project in Paris, this track alone attracts over 1 million visitors each year.
After exploring the West side we headed over to Brooklyn for New Yorks best pizza at Grimaldi’s.
... The Greek Parthenon Building. To add to the fun there were even everyday objects created out of Lego including: a towel, umbrella, flip flips, telephone. We were even tricked seeing an art studio created only from Lego. It was unbelievable, we could barely believe our eyes! With so much to see, we stood in amazement looking at each design. Incredible to think a masterpiece with such detail, could be created, starting with a Lego ...
... to pick. Each cheese was paired with an accompaniment (jam, grilled fruit, caramel, etc..) It amazed me how great some of the pairings were. Specifically one of the blue’s we got came with a sesame crisp, the other with a brittle & caramel. For dessert we got a grasshopper sundae: mint ice cream, with brownie bits and a crème de menthe sauce. It was a real great meal. We walked back to the hotel 20+ blocks and called it a night.
Other places to stay in Hackensack
Us Highway 46, Little Ferry, Hackensack | Hotelfrom $45