A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend on New York’s Upper West Side. Whether you want museums, restaurants or shopping, this part of New York is a unique world unto its own and deserves special attention.“We had to spend two days going through the American Museum of Natural history, so decided to spend our whole long weekend on the Upper West Side. It’s our favorite part of New York.” –Connie D., New OrleansYou'll save a lot of time using this concise guide.=Lodgings (throughout the area) variously priced=Fine & budget restaurants, more than enough listings to give you a sense of the variety to be found. =Principal attractions -- don't waste your precious time on the lesser ones. We've done all the work for you.=A handful of interesting shopping ideas.