Top attractions to check out when traveling to New York City.
New York is one of the most exciting cities on the whole planet. Every day, visitors flock from all over the globe to take in one of the most iconic cityscapes known to man.
Wherever you are from, a visit to the city that never sleeps could be for you. Here are some things that you really should make time for on your vacation.
Take In A Show And Enjoy The Lights On Broadway
Why not check out the best Broadway shows New York has to offer? With so many great, award-winning shows in residence in so many theatres on Broadway, you will be hard pushed not to manage to find several shows that grab you.
Spend a bit of time taking in the dazzle and the glitz of all of the other great venues. Then, go out and dine in style before the show in one of the many fantastic restaurants in the area. You will have a night to remember.
If you shop around, you will be able to find plenty of discounted theatre tickets, and maybe even package deals to include your pre-show meal.
Visit Central Park
The giant rectangle park that has been the background to countless movies and TV shows over the years and attracts around 38 million visitors each year. With reservoirs and nature reserves, there are many beautiful sights to take in. There is even a zoo in the park which is worth a visit, and if you visit at the right time, you may also be able to take in a bit of Shakespeare in the park for free.
Climb the Empire State Building
The 103 story building has some of the best views that you will find anywhere in the world. From the open-air observatory on the 86th floor, you can see amazing views of the Hudson, and East rivers, the Brooklyn Bridge. You can view the entire expanse of Central Park from the 102nd floor.
Visit Brooklyn Heights
One of the most photogenic areas of New York, the brownstones of Brooklyn Heights will remind you of so many famous movies. The tree-lined streets are picture-perfect, and just taking in the atmosphere is worth the trip out there. While you’re there, you may want to take a walk down Brooklyn Parade, a paved stretch along the East River which offers some of the most iconic views of the New York Skyline.
Go And Watch The Yankees Play
There is probably no experience that is more quintessentially New York than visiting the Yankee stadium to watch a ball game. Even if you are not a big fan of baseball, it’s probably worth going for the electric atmosphere and the snacks alone.
Take A Trip On The Staten Island Ferry
You can take a trip out on the free ferry that goes from Manhattan to Staten Island. You can see some of the best views of the statue of liberty on the route, and you can even enjoy a relaxing drink while you do so.
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