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Add These Activities To Your NYC Trip!

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Has your mind been wandering lately? Do you find yourself thinking of incredible locations and memorable skylines? It sounds like New York City is on your radar. This is one of the best – and most popular – destinations in the United States. In New York City you can enjoy a little bit of everything. Like culture, history, picturesque views, and attractions. Stop dreaming of New York. Go there! These are some of the best activities to add to your next NYC trip.

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Spend Some Time Hitting The Shops. It has been said time and time again. New York City shopping is the best. That statement is oh so true. There are shops absolutely everywhere. That includes high-end boutiques, name brand designers (like Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Dior, Michael Kors, and more), fast fashion chains, souvenir shops, and eclectic vintage stores. Excited? Good. This is your chance to unleash the shopaholic in you. Stop putting it off. Make a plan to go to New York on a shopping trip. You won’t regret it.

Check Out The Diverse Range Of Museums. Another activity to add to your list? Museums. If you enjoy learning about history, culture, and art…then a trip to one of New York City’s many museums is ideal. It will add a unique twist to your vacation. There are many to choose from. A few of the best NYC museums include: the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the American Museum of Natural History, The Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of the City of New York, the Museum of the Moving Image, New York Hall of Science, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, and the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum Complex. Guess what? That is just the tip of the iceberg!

Go and Visit the Iconic Statue of Liberty. Some attractions are more important than others. The most popular (by a landslide) is the Statue of Liberty. Not only does it have a rich history behind it…. but the statue is pretty impressive up close! You will be amazed at the sheer size of Lady Liberty. Tours take place throughout the day with an additional stop off at Ellis Island. To avoid wait times, buy your ticket ahead of time or speak to the concierge at your hotel. That extra bit of planning will save you an awful lot of time.

More New York City Activities To Try:

  • It isn’t a trip to New York without a little Broadway. There are many performances scheduled throughout the year, including the smash hit, Hamilton. Be sure to look at what is playing.
  • New York is also known for its restaurants, lounges, and bars. So make the most of them! Head to a popular spot and check out the menu. Great food, tasty drinks, and an incredible atmosphere. What more could you need?
  • There are plenty of great live shows. From comedy acts to singers and bands…. you will never run out of entertainment options. Do a quick online search to see what is going on during your time in the city. Or keep your eyes peeled for advertisements and flyers. Entertainment is everywhere.

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