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  • Washington Square - NYC People tend to think of New York City as a concrete jungle where skyscrapers kiss the clouds, but it’s also a city with plenty of beautiful green space. The park encompasses more than 9 acres and is home to plenty of play areas for the kids, as well as a…
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is the most celebrated museum in the United States. When visiting, plan on spending at least a day or two viewing all that the museum has to offer. The Met, as it is affectionately called, also offers temporary special exhibitions and…
  • Central Park - NY Some wonderful things to do in Central ParkIf you’ve never had the pleasure of enjoying New York’s Central Park you’re in for a real treat. Yes it’s a great place to take a walk or go for a jog but there are many other wonderful, interesting and fun things you…
  • Museum of the City of New York Not every great city in the world has a museum dedicated to them and their illustrious history, but then again the amazing city of New York is not like any other city on the planet. A global hub of entertainment, culture, and business, New York City has long been a…
  • Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Art lovers looking for the most impressive collection of modernist art in the world need look no further than the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. All of the categories of modern art are covered, including paintings, sculpture, architecture and even digital media. Add to that the more…
  • Fashion Forward Fifth Avenue If fashion is your passion then you’ll want to hit up Fifth Avenue during your trip to The Big Apple. Often called, “the most expensive street in the world,” Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare lined with expensive high end shops in Manhattan. If you’re looking for the latest fashion…
  • Brooklyn Museum Hosting one of the most exciting and varied collections in the world, no self-respecting art lover can skip a trip to the Brooklyn Museum any time there in the city. The second largest public art collection in New York City, with somewhere around 1.5 million unique works, there is certainly…
  • Battery Park - NYC The sights and sounds of New York City are fantastic, but there are times when the skyscrapers and busy streets can feel as though they are closing in. The great thing about the city is that it has plenty of places where you can escape the madding crowd and take…
  • United Nations HQ - NYC It is often said that New York City is a massive melting pot of people and cultures from all over the world, so it makes sense that the United Nations would have their headquarters in that great city. There is no denying the importance of the UN building and the…
  • Ellis Island - NYC If you’re planning a vacation to New York you should include making a trip to see historical Ellis Island on your sightseeing list. Ellis Island is a historical landmark and attraction in New York worth visiting. This little island holds so much historical information about early American history that anyone…
  • Times Square Each and every New Year’s Eve, hundreds of thousands of people converge on Time’s Square in New York and bring in the coming year with one of the biggest street parties on the planet. Millions more people are glued to their TV’s to watch the proceedings, and as magical as…
  • Empire State Building The empire state building is one of the world’s most popular attractions, and was regarded as the eighth wonder of the world in the early 1930’s. It was also regarded as the world’s tallest building for over 40 years until the twin towers were built and took the title. In…
  • New York Public Library Who wants to visit a library whilst on vacation? They are damp and dreary places right? Well, for the most part they are, but the New York Public Library breaks the mould here. This is without a doubt one of the most beautiful buildings in New York City, and it…
  • Rockefeller Center – A New York “Must See” Sometimes it seems that the usual terms you read in an article on sightseeing are “must see” and “something for every member of the family”. But if you are in New York City, the Rockefeller Center is true to both of those terms.  The Rockefeller Center covers 22 acre in…
  • Broadway - NYC New York City has so many great places to see, but Broadway is definitely among the top attractions. This world famous theater district is known for its wonderful historic theatres and as the home of the most celebrated shows. Nothing can match the thrill of live theatre! There are so…
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral – NYC New York City is one of the most unique cities in the world when it comes to architecture. Mixed up with the stunning modern buildings are even more stunning architectural marvels. One of the most exciting of these buildings is St Patrick's Cathedral, one of the grandest buildings in the…
  • Chinatown - New York City Just like other places, Manhattan, New York City also has a Chinatown. In fact, the Chinatown found in this particular place is one of the largest Chinatowns in the world. The Chinese immigrants in this location founded the said Chinatown in the 1870s. Today, this is a very popular place…
  • American Museum of Natural History Located at 79th and Central Park West, the American Museum of Natural History is one of the most popular family destinations in the big apple. If you’re looking for an inexpensive, fun, educational day for your children there are few places that can match the Museum. Things to Do The…
  • The Brooklyn Bridge: A Timeless American Treasure The “Big Apple”, also known as New York City, is among the most popular cities in the USA. It is home to various engineering treasures of the modern era that gives the city its identity. One of the most famed engineering treasures of the city is the Brooklyn Bridge. The…
  • Bryant Park - New York City Just east of Times Square, right on the intersection of 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue lies Bryant Park. An eight acre large piece of heaven right in the heart of New York City. Despite being bordered by some of the busiest roads in Manhattan it is without a doubt one…
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden One of the most breathtaking natural beauties to be found in the city limits of a city known for its skyscrapers and electric lights, stepping out to the borough Brooklyn for the express purpose of visiting the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is something you must do at least once on a…
  • The Bronx Zoo - New York City The Bronx City Zoo, located in the Bronx Park, first opened its door for the public in 1899, presenting 843 animals in 22 exhibits. The Zoo was called the Bronx Zoological Park and the Bronx Zoological Gardens, back then. These days, The Bronx Zoo covers four zoos and an aquarium…
  • Grand Central Terminal Grand Central Terminal is a Great Stop on Your Trip to New York City If you’re visiting New York City for the first time or the fiftieth, it’s always worth stopping by the Grand Central Terminal. It marvels visitors and city livers every day with grand architecture and design. It…
  • SoHo - New York City Right in the heart of New York City lies one of the trendiest neighborhoods in all of Manhattan, SoHo. Short for South of Houston Street, this beautiful location attracts tourists from all over the world to gaze at the beautiful architecture of this area. Of course, the history of SoHo…
  • Macy’s Department Store - NYC When you visit a department store nowadays, you probably don’t even give the escalators a second glance. Macy’s in New York City was actually the first department store to feature those energy-saving escalators, which is just one of the many cool things you will learn about this grand old building…
  • Skyscraper Museum It’s impossible to stroll along the streets of New York City and not take in the amazing architecture towering overhead. Each of those magnificent buildings have a story just waiting to be told, especially those that have graced the NYC skyline for decades and beyond. Those are stories that may…
  • Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum When looking for attractions and sightseeing in NYC, there is an endless variety of choices to pick from. New York is a city that is full of many different tourist attractions, historical landmarks, museums, restaurants, libraries, and many other places to visit and things to do. It is very difficult…
  • Statue of Liberty The Statue of Liberty which stands tall at an island of the shores of New York City is a beacon of hope, enlightenment and of course liberty. It is one of the most favorite tourist destinations in the world and certainly among the top 10 in New York. While it…
  • Lincoln Center - New York City When you are visiting New York City, one of the touristic attractions you don't want to miss out is surely Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. This is not just one building, but entire complex of indoor and outdoor cultural institutions, devoted to fine arts: dance, music and theater. Lincoln…
  • Contemporary Art Giant Guggenheim is not a new name to any art lover, no matter which part of the world he resides. The Guggenheim Foundation has established 5 museums dedicated to art around the world, the best one being in New York. Situated in Manhattan at Upper East Side, started in 1932 and…
  • Children’s Museum of Manhattan Experience, Create, Enjoy: At The Children’s Museum of Manhattan While visiting New York City with little ones, be sure to check out the Children’s Museum of Manhattan. With 5 floors packed to the gills with stunning displays and hands on activities this is sure to be a family favorite. There…
  • Little Italy New York City is one of the top cities in the world. In this city, you will find a lot of places where you can spend your vacation. One of the most visited locations in this particular city is the Little Italy. In this location, you can have a great…
  • Prospect Park NYC To call Prospect Park just a park is a bit misleading, as it may not give visitors a real clue as to what lies within its 585 acres. Residents and visitors alike think of this part of the city as a park, but it’s actually a living, breathing wetland and…
  • Coney Island - The Amusement Wonderland New York City is the land of dreams and their realization. There is so much to explore in this beautiful place that no matter how much time you spend here, you will always want more. When we come to Brooklyn, we find a spot away from the mainland that can…
  • Visiting Madison Square Garden Any trip to New York City is an exciting one – especially your first one. There are a lot of sights you are going want to see during that trip, and one of them is Madison Square Garden. As a matter of fact, that entire area, which used to be…
  • Columbus Circle Five Great Places to visit Just Minutes from Columbus Circle, New York City Columbus Circle is a must see landmark and iconic attraction in the city that never sleeps, New York. Named after Christopher Columbus, Columbus Circle is located just off Central Park, at the intersection of Eight Avenue, Broadway…

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Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty which stands tall at an island of the shores of New York City is a beacon of hope,…

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

When looking for attractions and sightseeing in NYC, there is an endless variety of choices to pick from. New York is a…

The Brooklyn Bridge: A Timeless American Treasure

The “Big Apple”, also known as New York City, is among the most popular cities in the USA. It is home to…

The Bronx Zoo - New York City

The Bronx City Zoo, located in the Bronx Park, first opened its door for the public in 1899, presenting 843 animals in…

Children’s Museum of Manhattan

Experience, Create, Enjoy: At The Children’s Museum of Manhattan While visiting New York City with little ones, be sure to check out…

Empire State Building

The empire state building is one of the world’s most popular attractions, and was regarded as the eighth wonder of the world…

Fashion Forward Fifth Avenue

If fashion is your passion then you’ll want to hit up Fifth Avenue during your trip to The Big Apple. Often called,…

American Museum of Natural History

Located at 79th and Central Park West, the American Museum of Natural History is one of the most popular family destinations in…

Coney Island - The Amusement Wonderland

New York City is the land of dreams and their realization. There is so much to explore in this beautiful place that…

Central Park - NY

Some wonderful things to do in Central ParkIf you’ve never had the pleasure of enjoying New York’s Central Park you’re in for…

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

One of the most breathtaking natural beauties to be found in the city limits of a city known for its skyscrapers and…

Rockefeller Center – A New York “Must See”

Sometimes it seems that the usual terms you read in an article on sightseeing are “must see” and “something for every member…