+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 19 of 19
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Country NSW
    Posts
    1,000
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked
    42
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    We did a grand canyon chopper tour and we stayed at the MGM Grand

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to StormAngel For This Useful Post:

    FirstTimeMummy2012  (11-07-2012)

  3. #12
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    3,773
    Thanks
    780
    Thanked
    1,482
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Where are you staying in NYC ? I can recommend an awesome hotel.

    Otherwise I agree with everything Elijah's Mum said.

    Broadway shows are amazing, financial district is cool. There is an incredible underground 1930's themed bar called Little Branch. So so cool its like a sleep easy theme. No windows, lit by candles and the BEST cocktails I've ever had in my life.

    Eat some authentic mexican !

    Central park is beautiful.

    The museum of natural history is pretty cool too.

    Oh and catch the subway to Brooklyn. Lots of yummy food.


    Have fun I want to go back to NYC ASAP !!!!
    Last edited by BlueLips; 10-07-2012 at 20:26.

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to BlueLips For This Useful Post:

    FirstTimeMummy2012  (11-07-2012)

  5. #13
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    54
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    9
    Reviews
    0
    New York: I agree with pps.

    Vegas: Grand Canyon tour, there are several options. If that's too much, but you get sick of hotels and casinos, you can rent a car and go to Hoover Dam for a few hours. The hiking at Red Rock Canyon is spectacular and only about 1/2 an hour from the strip. The Cirque de Solei shows are cool, "O" was my favorite. You can go up the fake Eiffel tower, but look for the half price coupons.

    There are many great restaurants of every sort, I would make sure to get a reservation for the finer ones. Also, the buffet at the Rio is massive. Buffets aren't really my thing, but I was amazed at the variety.

    Have fun and congratulations!


    Sent from my Desire HD using BubHub

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to miniriz For This Useful Post:

    FirstTimeMummy2012  (11-07-2012)

  7. #14
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Posts
    308
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    16
    Reviews
    0
    Everyone has given you heaps of ideas on what to do in NY & Vegas so I'll tell you about Cancun as we've been 3 times - once for our honeymoon stopping at Vegas on the way home. Where are you staying in Cancun?

    - take a boat ride over to Isla mujeres. It's a small island & you can ride round on bikes or do activities at the resort. They also take to a little town that you can do some shopping for cheap local items.
    - hire a car & drive down to playa del Carmen. Great restaurants & lovely to walk round. Cozumel island is just out from playa del Carmen so you can also go over there.
    - further past playa del Carmen you can go to a big water park, it's called xcaret park & you can snorkel & swim with dolphins plus do hikes.
    - visit the Mayan ruins in chicken itza or Tulum
    - south of Cancun there is a crocodile park. You get a private guard to take you through the park & you get to hold crocodiles & snakes. I really enjoyed going here.
    - shopping is good but I'd save it for NY & Vegas instead.

    The beaches are so beautiful & in October it will be perfect weather, hot but not too hot.

    Hope this helps.

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to desperatetofall For This Useful Post:

    FirstTimeMummy2012  (11-07-2012)

  9. #15
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    315
    Thanks
    153
    Thanked
    58
    Reviews
    33
    Love vegas!!!! Cirque du solei is always an awesome show to go see. We also went to one which I think was called Hypnosis Unleashed which was hilarious (if that's something you find funny)

  10. The Following User Says Thank You to MissRose1 For This Useful Post:

    FirstTimeMummy2012  (11-07-2012)

  11. #16
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Sydney, NSW
    Posts
    4,087
    Thanks
    1,466
    Thanked
    1,215
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Elijahs Mum View Post
    I've stayed there! The best cocktails !!! The Palazzo is next door and Wynn close by so make sure you go into those hotels too , ( take lots of money there is Jimmy Choo and Sephora in the Venetian shops!)
    Oh also get your vows renewed by Elvis in one of the chapels , tacky as anything but hilarious photos!

    OMG I hadn't thought of renewing our vows! I asked DH if he wanted to do it with an Elvis impersonator and he was all for it! Haha! I can't wait for that now! Thanks so much for the suggestion. I'll post photos for sure!

  12. #17
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Sydney, NSW
    Posts
    4,087
    Thanks
    1,466
    Thanked
    1,215
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by BlueLips View Post
    Where are you staying in NYC ? I can recommend an awesome hotel.
    We're staying at the Park Central NY. It's a gorgeous hotel I found. What's your suggestion? I'm always open to new ideas!

  13. #18
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Sydney, NSW
    Posts
    4,087
    Thanks
    1,466
    Thanked
    1,215
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by desperatetofall View Post
    Everyone has given you heaps of ideas on what to do in NY & Vegas so I'll tell you about Cancun as we've been 3 times - once for our honeymoon stopping at Vegas on the way home. Where are you staying in Cancun?

    - take a boat ride over to Isla mujeres. It's a small island & you can ride round on bikes or do activities at the resort. They also take to a little town that you can do some shopping for cheap local items.
    - hire a car & drive down to playa del Carmen. Great restaurants & lovely to walk round. Cozumel island is just out from playa del Carmen so you can also go over there.
    - further past playa del Carmen you can go to a big water park, it's called xcaret park & you can snorkel & swim with dolphins plus do hikes.
    - visit the Mayan ruins in chicken itza or Tulum
    - south of Cancun there is a crocodile park. You get a private guard to take you through the park & you get to hold crocodiles & snakes. I really enjoyed going here.
    - shopping is good but I'd save it for NY & Vegas instead.

    The beaches are so beautiful & in October it will be perfect weather, hot but not too hot.

    Hope this helps.
    Thank you sooo much for that!! We are staying at Hotel Riu Palace Las Americas which looks amazing!! All your suggestions are a goer for us except the crocodiles .. I'd love to but I think DH would pass out!


 

Similar Threads

  1. 2nd wedding anniversary
    By Becks23 in forum Other
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-08-2012, 08:24
  2. First wedding anniversary - paper gift ideas?
    By strawberry swing in forum General Chat
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 24-04-2012, 08:56
  3. Help! Need 4th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas
    By Squaddles in forum General Chat
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 17-02-2012, 11:37

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Nice Pak Products
Australian Made and Owned. The Baby U Goat Milk Skincare range is enriched with soothing goats milk sourced from country, Victoria. Goat's milk has a pH level close to that of our own skin and contains natural sources of amino acids and vitamins.
sales & new stuffsee all
Bub Hub Sales Listing
HAVING A SALE? Let parents know about it with a Bub Hub Sales listing. Listings are featured on our well trafficked Sales Page + selected randomly to appear on EVERY page
featured supporter
Life Fertility
Life Fertility Clinic is a boutique fertility clinic located in Spring Hill, Brisbane. Our dedicated fertility and IVF specialists offer professional, holistic, personalised options for the treatment of each patient’s specific needs.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!