When you think of New York City, New York whether you’ve been there or not, there are a few iconic destinations that stand out. Times Square is one of those places. Home to street performers, family-friendly restaurants and of course famous plays and musicals on Broadway. The moment you step foot in Times Square you quickly understand how New York City received its nickname “The City that Never Sleeps.”
No matter the time of year Central Park offers fun activities for people of all ages. Occupying 840 acres, it is the largest public park in Manhattan and was one of the first American parks to be developed using landscape architecture techniques. Here you can experience outdoor concerts in the summer, boating in the fall at The Boathouse and ice-skating at Wollman Rink in the wintertime. There are plenty of year-round activities for people of all ages.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, commonly known as the Met, is one of the most famous art museums in the world. Visiting the Met is a must-do, and a quintessential New York experience. Walk through the Temple of Dendur and you’ll instantly feel as if you’ve been transported back in time to Ancient Egypt. This incredible exhibit is definitely worth seeing, and has been on display at the Met for an impressive 50 years.
If you’re looking for one of the best panoramic views in New York City head to The Empire State Building. One of New York City’s most iconic skyscraper is also home to perhaps its most popular observation deck. The Empire State Building’s 86th-floor and 102nd-floor spaces are open to the public, offering lovely views over Midtown, Central Park, and other iconic locations.