After dinner, we headed to another 24hr Walmart where we relaxed outside the truck for a bit making our plan of attack for New York in the morning. A couple of nice dudes stopped by our truck to chat with us about trucks and what living in Connecticut is like. They told us that it was best not to stay at that Walmart because it really wasn't safe and we should probably never come back to the state because it's awful. Oh man!
So many people we've talked to about the states that they live in have felt the same way. I think it's just because they may have always lived where they are from and are super tired of it. Alas, we listened to our guts and their advice and we headed out 30 more miles south to a 24hr truck stop and crashed there for the night.
White Plains, NY
Our plan of attack to see NYC was to wake up at 8am and get to the White Plains Train Station at 9:30am so we could take a 30 min ride into Manhattan to explore the city. Well we woke up at 9:00am (so tired we slept in). We got to the station around 10am and there was absolutely no parking. Everything we found was permit only, 2 hour parking, or full. We drove around the area until 10:45 at least and there was nothing. I had already bought the train tickets the night before so I was a bit let down we couldn't make it there. Honestly though, we both had a bad feeling about leaving our truck in a parking lot a train ride away for an entire day when our whole life is strapped on top and locked inside.
Though there was no way in heck that we were going to leave NY without getting pizza and bagels! I looked for the best place nearby which turned out to be Nesto's Pizza and Deli.