Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty

New York City is bursting with characteristic, from its yellow cabs to its sky high buildings; visiting NYC is like stepping in to a big screen production. The Big Apple is overflown with things for you to do and you will find yourself struggling trying to fit everything in to your stay. Once you have been to New York, no other city will seem the same to you. A must-see city that will have you entertained from beginning to end!

Must-see Attractions

Empire State Building

Overlook New York City’s Skyline from great heights and here you will be greeted by a view of a lifetime. At the Empire State building you will take an elevator ride 1,050 feet to the 86th floor and here you will see the city in all its beauty. The Empire State building is the second tallest building in NYC, after the One World Trade Centre, and allows visitors a 360-degree view of the city below.

Times Square

A trip to New York City is not complete without a visit to Times Square. With its large digital billboards, Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, people creating art and jewellery in the street and the famous street performer, The Naked Cowboy, who wears nothing but his guitar and his underpants, it’s not hard to see why Times Square is a huge attraction for tourist and locals alike. There are also many large shops scattered around Times Square for shopaholics, where you’re sure to pick up a few nice things along the way. Visit Madame Tussauds and have your picture taken with the waxworks and take a walk down Restaurant Row where here you will be able to find a restaurant to suit your tastes.

Central Park

Placed in the heart of Manhattan, Central Park is 843 acres and is one of the world’s greatest parks. With its large fields, walking trails and water running all through the park, this park is perfect for gentle strolls and picnics. Sculptured by hand, this picturesque park always has something going on and is perfect for those hot summer days.

Statue of Liberty

Visit New York’s most recognised landmark and take a ferry ride to Liberty Island to see the statue up close in all its glory. There are limited tickets that allow you access to the monuments pedestal and observation decks so get them quick so as not to be disappointed on arrival. Your Statue of Liberty pass will not only allow a ferry ride to the statue but you will also be granted admission to Ellis Island Immigration Museum.

Yankee Stadium

A trip to NYC is not complete without visiting the Yankee Stadium, to watch a game of America’s favourite pass time, baseball. Tourist can take a guided tour that includes a visit to the clubhouse/batting cage area, the dugout and Monument Park and a visit to New York Yankees Museum.

Bronx Zoo

This zoo of 265 acres has the largest urban wildlife preserve in the United States. The zoo is home to over 5,000 animals, consisting of over 600 species, including zebras, giraffes, lions, baboons, lemurs, crocodiles and cockroaches. There are also many opportunities to take a safari ride through a Congo Gorilla Forest, feed sea lion and penguins, and gets hands on at the Children’s Zoo.

Brooklyn Bridge

Another iconic structure in NYC, this was the world’s longest suspension bridge upon its completion in 1883. This is the first land passage between Manhattan and Brooklyn, making it an important piece in American’s history.

State Island Ferry

Free of charge, visitors are allowed to ride the 25-minute boat ride from Lower Manhattan to Staten Island. This is not just a means of transport and whilst enjoying the boat ride you will be able to take in the views of the New York Harbour and see the Statue of Liberty.

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