New York is a dream destination for millions and millions of people all over the world. NYC is the city that never sleeps and is a must see if you haven’t enjoyed all the city has to offer. This incredible city is famous for its world famous broadway shows, music performances, thriving nightlife, and outstanding cuisine. There are a hundreds of awesome things to to in New York, which is why it’s one of the hottest tourist destinations on the globe. This is what you don’t want to miss on your visit:
1. Brooklyn Bridge
The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the most recognized and beautiful landmarks in the area connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan. The bridge was completed in 1883 and is now one of the most historic bridges in America. There are a number of ways to see the bridge. You can walk across the bridge and enjoy the city views, ride a bicycle or simply sit in the Brooklyn Bridge Park to enjoy its spectacular views.
2. Central park
Central Park is visited by over 20 million people every year. It is also the most filmed location in New York. Central Park features beautiful historical sculptures, fountains, man-made lakes and bridges. Once you enter the park, you’ll notice people running, walking or cycling around. This iconic park is also a perfect spot for family picnics and long walks. The park is most beautiful in the winter season when everything is covered in snow blanket. We highly recommend a visit here.
3. Times square
We all love Times Square. Why shouldn’t we? It is the most popular attraction in the city drawing millions of tourists from all over the world every year. This crowded street features many famous stores, cafes, restaurants and street food stalls. There are tons of activities going on in Times Square throughout the year including live music shows and concerts – especially on New Year’s Eve. Times Square also features the most famous Madam Tussauds Wax Museum which displays the wax figures of more than 200 celebrities from around the world.
4. Empire state building
Located in Manhattan, the Empire State Building is an iconic landmark. This 102 story building is a must-see attraction. If you want to witness the breathtaking views from the top floor, you have to buy a ticket to take the elevator to the top! The sights from the top floors are even more striking at night when the whole city is illuminated with lights. The tower changes colors throughout the year to mark different occasions and holidays. If you are in New York, we recommend a visit to the Empire State Building and witness the most spectacular city views.
5. The Statue of liberty
The Statue of Liberty is undoubtedly the most iconic landmark in New York City and it’s one of the largest statues in the world. You can view the Statue of Liberty from various spots in New York. However, if you want to witness the Statue up close, you need the quick ferry. The boat ride also stops at Ellis Island before returning back. Tickets are often sold out so it’s best to book your ticket online in advance if you want to avoid long waits or sold out rides.