New York is a city that is packed with attractions and has excitement lurking at every corner. Whether you are in New York for a weekend or a whole week, you will never be bored in this amazing fun filled city. Here is a complete guide to have fun in New York City.
Watch the Skyline
New York is known for the most majestic skyline in the world. The silhouette of the Manhattan buildings against the clear sky is nothing but iconic, which is best viewed from the observatories of Empire State Building and the Rockefeller Center.
Experience Times Square
All of the excitement starts from Times Square in NYC. The bright dazzling lights, the lively crowds and the big screens all are always bustling in Times Square, providing its excitement. The best time to stroll through Times Square is at night when it really becomes alive. Make sure to eat at some of the famous restaurants like 46th Street in Restaurant Row. Shop to your heart’s content in the flagship stores which have attractions of their own.
Broadway is Waiting
Watch the best live theatre in NYC’s Broadway. Dramas, musicals and comedies all mixed with A-list celebrities, dazzling sets and best pizzazz will keep you infatuated at New York’s Broadway. Many long running shows like Mamma Mia and Chicago are all time favorites among people or you can choose from some new musicals like the Book of Mormon and many others, featuring stars like Helen Mirren and Matthew Broderick. You can also get some discount tickets for the shows at TKTS discount Booth in Times Square.
Ride Through Central Park and the Bronx
Central Park is one of the most famous parksin America and is known for its beautiful flowers, vast space and multitude of recreational activities. One thing or another is always going on in the park; like the Central Park Film Festival. Take a stroll or ride a bike through the park and enjoy the natural splendor. This park is absolutely free and a great way to have a picnic with your loved ones.
The other major attraction for flora and fauna fanatics and animal lovers is the Bronx Zoo. It has more than 6,000 animals of 6,000 different species.
Have a Cultural Insight with Museum Mile
Take a look into the cultural history of America while strolling through the Upper East Side of Fifth Avenue. You will start your journey atthe Metropolitan Museum of Art where you can look at works of art which span the length of human history. Walk to Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum to see contemporary art style. Then head to the Museum of the City of New York to watch the local exhibits.