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created by | Mary
transit | walkable
total distance | 0.4 mile
est. travel time | 8 minute walk end to end

My mother lives abroad but when she comes to visit, this is one of our must-do mother-daughter days. This particular guide takes place in the Meatpacking District, and the walk between the following places is only 4 minutes. This guide is perfect for a sunny day.

Mary is a writer from Iceland and Greece working in the media industry. She is an avid traveler having lived in five countries and studied languages and arts in U.S.A., Iceland and Denmark. She is a lover of art, culture and languages. New York City is exactly that, which is why she decided to move here. She has loved every minute of it!


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Kobrick Coffee Co.

$$ | Chill, vintage-style spot with a patio for choice coffee, craft cocktails & gourmet light bites.
24 9th Ave, New York, NY 10014
(212) 255-5588


Kobrick Coffee Co. is our favorite coffee spot in the city. It’s an independent coffeehouse with quality coffee which they roast themselves, and the baristas really know what they’re doing! This place is small, cozy and has a vintage-style to it. They also sell delicious snacks and sandwiches. Did I mention their signature coffee cocktails?


Whitney Museum of American Art

$$ | Museum featuring contemporary American art
Tickets: Adults $25 | 18 under Free
99 Gansevoort St, New York, NY 10014 (near Washington street)
(212) 570-3600


A four minute walk away you’ll find The Whitney Museum of American Art. There you can soak in the culture from their many exhibitions. Make sure to plan ahead- the museum is six floors so it might take some time getting through it!

Fig & Olive

$$$ | Upscale restaurant & bar serving seasonal Mediterranean fare prepared with flavored olive oils.
420 W 13th St, New York, NY 10014
(212) 924-1200


After the museum you’ll probably be hungry. A four minute walk away from the museum is a restaurant called Fig & Olive. I love going there for their signature crostini’s and some well paired wine. It’s been one of my top 3 restaurants in the city since I first went there 15 years ago.


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