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What to do in New York
New York is one of the top destinations of the US and around the world. It’s a centre for the arts, culture, food, and entertainment. And travellers flock to the city year-round for its diverse features.
From miles of beaches to concrete jungles, historical landmarks, acres of parks, and countless attractions, you’ll see just how huge the Big Apple really is.
Taste the city’s culture and go on a culture run. Hail a yellow cab and see New York’s iconic buildings like the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, Rockefeller Plaza, Grand Central Terminal, and the New York Public Library.
Spend an arvo touring the city’s fantastic museums. To name a few, there’s the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Guggenheim, the American Museum of Natural History, and The Cloisters.
Ride a boat to Ellis Island, and then cruise down the Hudson River. Enjoy the amusement park and the great beach at Coney Island. Take a selfie with the Statue of Liberty. Enjoy walking on the Brooklyn Bridge and see stunning views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn skylines.
Catch a show and choose among New York’s great entertainment venues like Broadway, The Met, and Radio City Music Hall. Be at the heart of the city and marvel at all the sights and movements all over Times Square.
When you’re starting to feel peckish, get a taste of the city’s popular snacks, including H&H bagels, the hot dog from Papaya King, and also their New York pizza and cheesecake. The city is full of street vendors, cafes, and restaurants for you to choose from.
To experience New York like a local, join the city’s major events like the New York Film Festival, Haunted Halloween Carnival, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and Times Square New Year’s Eve.
If you want a bigger bite of The Big Apple, here are 50 things you can do in NYC.
When to visit New York
New York is a year-round destination. But if you want cooler temperatures, avoid visiting during summer (June-August). And for cheaper hotel rates, visit NYC from January to February.
Just prepare your Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) and you can visit the United States for up to 90 days.
Travelling to and around New York
NYC’s major airports are John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. From there, you can reach the city by train, bus, or taxi.
Start wandering the streets of NYC by riding their public transport or by cab.
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