The ‘city of love’, New York comes under one of the most glamorous cities in the world.
New York is, undoubtedly, a city to be experienced. It is the cultural, financial and fashion hub of the United States. Exploring its many tourist attractions or stopping by a street side vendor for a round of bagels are amongst many things that you can do in this city.
Indulge in the charm of the city as you walk around Manhattan downtown. While there are a million things to do in New York, we’ve enlisted some places which will make you want to pack your bags right away. Let’s find out –
Go To The Top Of Freedom Tower
One World Observatory, also known as the Freedom Tower at One World Trade Centre has recently been inaugurated. Capture the sight of New York skyline from the fourth tallest skyscraper in the world, which you haven’t seen before.
Long queues will be waiting for you but the views from the top hill will make up for it all. Click a perfect family picture or a selfie with the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings in the backdrop.
Take A Ferry To The Statue Of Liberty
Statue of Liberty is one of the most visited attractions of New York. Tourists look forward to seeing the beautiful carvings sculptured on the Statue. Don’t consider your tour to New York complete unless you have a picture with the Statue of Liberty.
Take a ferry to Ellis Island and marvel at the Statue from a distance or climb up to get a better view. If you wish to do the latter, make sure you book at least a month in advance.
Spend The Night Away At Times Square
There’s something unique about Times Square – whether its the enormous billboards, the splendid play of the lights, Broadway theatres or the many dining and shopping venues open until midnight. There’s something about this places that makes you want to back to it over and over again.
Located at the intersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue, Times Square is indeed the heart and soul of New York. Don’t forget to visit the Times Square for the liveliest place it is!
Go Cycling At Central Park
If you like cycling, rent it and get set to explore Central Park’s green meadows, picture-perfect bridges, ice-skating rink, baseball and tennis courts and the Zoo. The massive Central Park is one of the most popular New York attractions.
Spend your morning paddling around the park or take a guided tour on a horse carriage or a pedicab. You can also choose to walk around the oh-so-lovely Central Park.
Explore Culture At Rockefeller Centre
Take a tour of the Art Deco landmark in New York to witness the 360-degree magnificent view of the city from the observation deck at the top of the Rock. You’ll surely love the sculptures and the seasonal plants at the Channel Gardens.
There’s much to keep you busy at the Rockefeller Centre if the history of the city interests you. A must-visit place!
Walk The Brooklyn Bridge
Walking around the bridge will make you feel like you’re living the life of a local. There’s also a dedicated walkway for pedestrians and bikers where you can leisurely stroll and sightsee at the same time. This must be on your New York itinerary.
Give yourself some exciting photo breaks to capture the New York skyline, the Statue of Liberty, the East River and the prominent Manhattan Bridge while you take the 1.3-mile walk.
Wander Through The Metropolitan Museum Of Art
An admirer of modern art in you calls for a trip to one of the most visited museums in the world. Metropolitan Museum of Art is the most significant art museum in the US, which will surely be a worthwhile experience.
Visit the place to appreciate centuries-old Egyptian sculptures, most famous American paintings and the much sought after European pieces of art.
Soak In The Local Flavor At Washington Square Park
Washington Square Park, located in the heart of Greenwich Village, Manhattan, is one of the most popular New York public parks. Watch a cultural performance or spend a relaxed evening by the fountain.
You can also make the most of the photo opportunities at the Washington Arch offers. A perfect place for a picnic!
Board Of The New York Subway
The New York subway is one of the most prized possessions of New York that gives an easy way to get around the city. It was the first underground line to open up in 1904 that now connects every nook and corner of New York.
We suggest you grab a map from one of the Subway stations before you hop on a train to roam around the city.
Shop Till You Drop
Shop designer clothing from exotic designer boutiques on the Fifth Avenue or at Macy’s. Bloomingdale’s is one of the best departmental stores in the world for all your needs. Stores in Times Square open till 3 am, a must visit for the shopaholics.
Other places to look out for are Toys ‘R’ Us, which boasts a giant wheel, M&M’S World and Hershey’s Chocolate World.