New York is one of the most famous cities in the world. Everyone wants to go there, and it is on everyone’s bucket list. It’s full of fantastic shops, food and sights that you cannot miss. Whether it’s a special birthday or an anniversary, a trip to New York is something amazing that will be unforgettable.
Check out flights to the Big Apple in advance to get the best deals. As for accommodation, make sure that you stay as close to the centre of the city as you can. If you can’t, you should be able to find the nearest metro which will take you to all the major attractions. Check out sites such as HouseTrip to find somewhere to stay while you are in New York. Here are the top things you need to see while visiting the city that never sleeps!
The Empire State Building
A trip to the Big Apple is not complete without visiting the Empire State Building. It’s very famous because of films such as King Kong. The best thing about visiting the iconic building is that you can go to the top and see unbelievable views across New York. You must not be scared of heights as you will be zooming up to the 86th floor in minutes. It’s even more exciting at night, as you will see all the beautiful lights across the city. Don’t forget your camera!
The Statue Of Liberty
The Statue Of Liberty is an iconic feature in New York that everybody must see once in their lifetime. The famous statue can be viewed by going on a boat trip which will take you around the area. They can even drop you off at the monument so you can take a closer look, and get some fab photos. Or some people choose to go on an unforgettable helicopter ride over the statue!
Most well-known because of TV series Friends, Central Park is a must-see if you go to New York. The park is 843 acres so you can’t walk around it all in one day. A lot of people hire bikes or pay for a horse and carriage ride so they can go round the whole thing. There is so much to stop and see including a playground, a zoo and a tonne of famous statues.
A lot of people visit New York because of the amazing Times Square, which is home to the largest shops in the world including department store Macy’s. It’s the shopping capital of the world, and there is so much to see and do. There are restaurants everywhere selling delicious delights They tend to have events on all year round, so make sure to check it out before you go. It’s worth going to Times Square at night to see all the beautiful lights, but be prepared; it does get very busy!
Other areas which may be of interest to you include Brooklyn Bridge, Wall Street and the moving Ground Zero. Remember to plan in advance, so you get to see everything!