There are so many places to see when visiting New York, its sometimes hard to fit them all in, especially if you’re on a short visit. We’ve compiled this handy guide to the best places to visit in New York to help you along and to enable you to experience the best that the Big Apple has to offer.
1) Staten Island Ferry
The best way to grab a bird’s eye view of the Statue of Liberty is to hop on the free ferry that sails between Lower Manhattan and Staten Island. You’ll also get to see the famous New York Harbour on your trip too.
2) Empire State Building
No visit to New York would be complete without heading up to the observation decks on the 86th and 102nd floor of the iconic Empire State Building. Get your camera at the ready because the views are simply spectacular.
3) The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)
The number one art gallery in the entire United States, The Met houses over 2 million works of art from around the world and is truly a wonder.
4) Central Park
Take a breather from the city streets and soak up the beauty of NYC’s 843 acres of natural green space. There’s always something new to discover here no matter how many times you visit.
5) Brooklyn Bridge
You’ve seen it a million times in the movies so take a stroll over the legend that is Brooklyn Bridge and soak up the city views completely free of charge!
New York’s famous theatre district is home to 39 theatres and plays host to some of the best shows in the world, performed by some of the finest actors in the world! This is one place not to be missed!
7) Coney Island
Hop on the subway and in just 45 minutes you can sit on the golden sands of Coney Island, birthplace of the hot dog. There’s a lovely vintage boardwalk and funfair and the hot dogs are, of course, the best you’ll find.
8) Greenwich Village
Soak up the authentic vibes of NYC with a walk around the eclectic Greenwich Village. This place is home to some fantastic bars and restaurants and a wealth of unique shops for those gifts to take home.
9) Radio City Music Hall
Known as being the largest indoor theatre in the world, this icon of the city of New York is a must see. Tours last around 2 hours and provide an amazing insight into the world of the stage.
You simply cannot visit New York City without a visit to the largest department store in the USA. Macy’s is spread out over 11 levels and is a shopping paradise for everyone.
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