Things to do in New York, USA

New York State has a lot to be proud of. Four of the nation’s Presidents were born here including Martin Van Buren, Millard Fillmore, Theodore Roosevelt, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Its capital is Albany, but for most there is a city they would rather see, and that is New York City.

You will be hard pressed to run out of things to do in New York City, and there are some things to do that are not to be missed while you’re there.

THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

As clichéd as it may be, there really are some fantastic reasons to visit this iconic building. For one, you can’t get a better view of the city. 1,050 feet above the city is where your elevator ride will take you,until you reach the 86th floor, home of the observation deck. Here you have a 360 degree unobstructed view of all that is New York City.

TIMES SQUARE

This visually overwhelming section of Manhattan is something everyone should experience. Famous for so many things Times Square is a vibrant mix of massive billboards, Broadway shows, art and jewelry vendors on the street, food, food and more food, and of course, shopping. There is literally something to see and do in Times Square 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.

CENTRAL PARK

You can’t possibly come to New York and not visit Central Park. It’s more than 800 acres will beckon you, whether it’s to enjoy a touristy carriage ride through its streets, take a visit to the Central Park Zoo, ride the famous Memorial Carousel, ice skate on the Wollman Rink, or just walk and enjoy the lush green spaces before you, Central Park is a must see on any visitors list.

THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

There are more than two million works of art under the roof of the Met, and you can’t see them all in one day. This museum is one of the largest and most comprehensive art museums in the world and no visit to New York is complete without setting time aside to visit.

A trip to the state of New York is well worth your time and money. Aside from New York City there is a host of other tourist destinations such as Niagra Falls, the Adirondacks, the Catskills, and of course the wonderful capital of Albany. New York has something for the entire family and is a world famous destination.

 

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