New York: Main Sights
We love NYC!
New York is famous to travellers all over the world as THE metropolitan city of the United States of America. The city is rich with American history, architecture, culture, art, and fashion. Just as famous as the city are New Yorkers themselves who have made the city one of the best walking cities to take in sights and activities. The city is renowned for its accessibility to pedestrians making it a perfect sightseeing city rain or shine.
Empire State Building
Since 1931, millions of visitors to New York’s Empire State Building have been awed by the 360° views of the city below. The National Landmark houses an Observation Deck on the 86th floor where sightseers are allowed to take in the scenic panorama. Thanks to famous films like “An Affair to Remember” and “Sleepless in Seattle” every year, couples looking for a romantic, timeless wedding location choose the Empire State Building.
Statue of Liberty
Given to the United States in friendship by the French in 1886, the Statue of Liberty resides on an island in the middle of New York Harbor where she stands welcoming the “huddled masses” to America. As a universal symbol of freedom and democracy, she is visited by millions of people each year who are awed by the hope and spirit that she embodies.
Broadway & Times Square
Like Las Vegas, Broadway and Times Square in New York have become recognized around the world for its digital light displays and constant energy. Nowhere else in New York will you find a brighter and more exciting place to spend your evening where you can marvel at the dynamic billboards and then catch a fabulous Broadway musical or play.
It is impossible to convey the enormity that is Central Park. Covering 843 acres the public park is a national historic landmark that provides a haven to more than 25 million visitors a year. Within its boundaries are meadows, trails for walking, skating, cycling, grand lawns, fountains and beloved statues, carriage rides, lochs and ponds, bridges and plazas, the famously photographed mall, a castle, observatories, zoos, a carousel, and the list goes on and on... beautiful any time of the year.
Located on 265 acres of parkland and natural habitats through which flows the Bronx River, the Bronx Zoo is the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States. Since 1899, the zoo has been thrilling visitors of all ages with wildlife from all around the globe. It leads the country in many ecological and environmental practices regarding animal habitats and programs as well as general global conservation.
Metropolitan Museum of Art/Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
Both the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art house some of the most renowned and respected collections and exhibits in the world. From the Cloisters Museum and Gardens at the Met to the Sculpture garden at MOMA, you will be immersed in form and beauty.
During the spring and summer, Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York is alive with classic Americana entertainment. There visitors can enjoy the sun and beach, a lively boardwalk lines with classic American food stands, play carnival games, and delight in amusement rides. There are also carnival type sideshows, theatre, and other entertainment performances.