We live in a world filled with gorgeous cities, great people and spectacular places of interest. Therefore, if you’re searching for one place to have it all, that’s definitely New York. If you want to plan a future vacation, but you don’t have a place to go yet, it’s highly recommended to visit The Big Apple.
A few days don’t be enough to see everything there is about NYC. Hence, you’ll need to prioritize. Start your trip with Manhattan and check out its most important landmarks. The Statue of Liberty, Wall Street, the Federal Hall and the National September 11 Memorial, are great places of interest you cannot miss out. The Brooklyn Bridge, which offers an unbelievable view of the skyline and of Manhattan, is also a milestone of the city worth taking into account.
Some other famous landmarks you’ll surely want to visit while in New York are the Empire State Building, the tallest construction in the NYC, the Chrysler Building and Grand Central Terminal- one the busiest stations in the entire world. The Rockefeller Plaza, the New York Public Library, Times Square and Central Park are other renowned attractions you need to check out in the city that never sleeps. When it comes to culture, these are multiple fine cultural places you might enjoy, and the most renowned museums are the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum and the Museum of Modern Art, which holds the most comprehensive and imposing collections of modern art in the world.
We all know there’s more to NYC than meets the eye. Hence, after a whole day of sightseeing and visiting, it’s time for a bit of composure. Head over to the parks and get ready to be amazed. Central Park, Fort Tryon Park or Flushing Meadow Park, are just some recreational places you cannot miss out from the city. When it comes to entertainment, New York is the king. Broadway is famous for the multiple shows it hosts, but especially for its musicals. Nevertheless, Carnegie Hall and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, also deserve paying a visit. The Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic and the Radio City Music Hall might interest cultural travelers looking to experience the extravagant and luxurious side of the big city.
Last but not least, if you get to New York City you shouldn’t leave without trying delicious street food. The Bistro Truck, Schnitzel & Things, Calexico Cart and Picnick Smoked are just some famous brands you might want to consider. Whether you just want to taste, or it’s lunchtime, street food in New York can be indeed exquisite. Who doesn’t love the classic NYC bagel, or the traditional hot dog? All in all, if you want to experience the Big Apple, you need to know that there’s much to the city than just attractions.
It’s great to be a tourist, but it’s even greater to feel like one of the locals. The special feel of the boroughs, their specific appeal and the overall vibe of the metropolis, makes NYC so famous around the world.
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