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Exploring New York City: Shopping, Sights, and Sounds

It’s the place you see all the time on television and in the movies; it’s the setting where romantic comedies often make their mark. Exploring New York City has definitely been on your travel bucket list for many years now. The time has finally come for you to start planning a getaway and the city that never sleeps is definitely at the top of your list. New York is one of those cities that seem so glamorous, vibrant and awe-inspiring, so you’re ready to see what all the fuss is about. As soon as you hit New York you are definitely going to want to visit again; there is so much to see and do, so let’s explore the best of the best!

One World Observatory

While exploring New York City, you have to pay a visit to the One World Observatory. This is situated at the very top of the Freedom Tower, which is the tallest building in the city. If you’re looking for a view from the top, this is definitely the place to experience it. Located downtown, the Freedom Tower is very easy to access. As soon as you have entered with your tickets you will hop into a SkyPod elevator which will shoot you straight to the top of the observatory in less than fifty seconds. As well as a show-stopping aerial view of New York City, you will also learn a lot about the history of the building. This is an unforgettable experience in NYC that you won’t want to miss.

Be Blown Away by a Broadway Show

Even if you’re not a huge fan of musicals, you’re bound to walk away from a broadway show tapping your toes. Whether you want to have fun with Hairspray or find emotion with Dear Evan Hansen, there are so many fabulous shows for you to choose from.

Shopping at Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s

You have seen a glimmer inside the famous New York City department stores Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s on television, but why not experience it for yourself? Grab a bargain in the sale or simply soak in the huge variety of clothing, shoes and accessories in some of the most popular stores in NYC.

The Empire State Building

Climbing up to the top of the Empire State Building is another must do during your trip to New York. At night time you will be able to see the entire skyline of NYC lit up stunningly like never before. Make sure you take your camera for some of the most memorable pictures you will ever take.

New York City Icons

Interested in exploring New York City even more? There’s Central Park for people-watching and nature, Bryant Park for a game of chess with a local, and the New York City Public Library with its guardian lions.

Of course, there’s the Statue of Liberty and the American Museum of Natural History, the Guggenheim, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the 9/11 Memorial, too. And who can beat Times Square on New Year’s Eve?!

These are just some of the stunning, memorable and historical activities you can do when you visit New York City. Whether you’re going with family or friends there are so many thrilling sights to see. Start mapping out some of your favourite ideas right now and you will be ready to take New York by storm in no time!

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