Until very recently, our family had been blissfully tuned out of the American Girl mania. But marketing machines have a way of sneaking into your home (even if you don’t have a TV). It was inevitable, I suppose that during our recent mother daughter trip to New York, my nine-year-old would insist on visiting the #1 American doll store in NYC AKA American Girl Place. Here’s what dropping a mortgage payment in under an hour looks like.
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American Doll Store NYC
The premium American doll store in all of North America is found in NYC. Set on bustling 5 Avenue, just across from Rockefeller Center, American Girl Place is in a superb location. It’s super easy to get to if you’re staying in Midtown, which is important, because you’ll want to visit as close to its 10am opening as possible. It’s also two short blocks away from the Lego Store NYC.
We’re nothing if not serious shoppers, so arriving when it opened was a no brainer for us. About 15 minutes after opening, the place was packed. If you’re toting young tots, get here early, folks!