NYC Bus Trip Details – April 6 (Monday)

For $70 or less*, Hawks and Viikingit players, friends and families are welcome to join us for our bus trip to the big apple! We will leave at 6 a.m. sharp on Monday, April 6 – don’t miss it! (The full agenda is below.)
* we are budgeting for and collecting $70 per person, but hope to have actual costs lower and will refund any difference.

To sign up: first, fill out this form – and then Venmo @Hawks-Finland $70 per person. Make sure to note “NYC Trip” in the comments. If you would rather pay by check, please email and we will make arrangements.

6:00 a.m.

Bus loads at the Skatium in Havertown
1002 Darby Road
Havertown, PA 19083

6:15 a.m.

Bus departs the Skatium!

9:00 a.m.

Bus drop off Memorial Park near One World Trade Center
Fulton Street & Greenwich Street

9:00 to 9:50 a.m.

9:50 to 10:00 a.m.

Walk to Brookfield Place Terminal Port
199 Vesey St, New York, NY 10281, Battery Park City
10 min walk
Arrive by 10 a.m. for boat tour

10:20 a.m.

Anchors Away! Our Boat Tour begins!
Hop on board the CitySightseeing Ferry Tour to explore New York City and its famed waterways from the comfort of our contemporary ferry boat, complete with ample outdoor decks and a climate-controlled interior for those cooler days.
Our 90-minute tour is jam-packed with stunning views of the NYC skyline and the city’s most iconic landmarks!

11:50 a.m.

Boat Tour concludes
We will depart the boat at Pier 78 (Hudson Park)
455 12th Ave, New York, NY 10018
Once off the boat, you have a few options:

  • Option One: explore Vessel Shopping Center and outdoor art @ 20 Hudson Yards. Click here for tickets and more info. You can purchase tickets prior to the day’s trip, or try for free tickets that day (those tickets are first come first serve on-demand time slots.)
  • Option Two: walk the famous “High Line” (a refurbished elevated train). The walk south takes you to the Standard hotel and Bier Garden at the end of your walk.
  • Option Three: travel on to Times Square. Three travel options: 1) walk for Time Square (25 minutes) walk East on 40th Street to 7th Avenue; 2) subway station at Hudson, right where boat docks, take the 7 train 1 stop East to 42nd Street/Times Square; 3) jump in a taxicab.

12:30 to 2:45 p.m.

Free time in Times Square area – explore, shop and eat lunch. Several options to consider once in the area:

2:45 to 3:00 p.m.

Meet at Times Square Pickup location TBD
Board the bus for the return trip

3:00 p.m.

Bus departs NYC for return trip

5:45-6:00 p.m.

Arrive back to Philadelphia and the Skatium!

NYC Day Trip Leaders

Tom Bannister – (610) 247-1140 (m)
Joe Clifford – (267) 439-3902 (m)

Published by Hawks Finland Exchange

The Finland Exchange is a cultural exchange program between two hockey programs: the Haverford Hawks and the Viikingit Club of Helsinki, Finland.

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