Hundreds of landmarks, points of interest, and sites for visitors to explore exist in NYC. If you’re planning a visit to The Big Apple, plan accordingly to enjoy the most adventures possible. The city of 8.63 million people has so much to offer its residents and visitors you could never see and do it all, no matter how long you stay! But, you can plan a full itinerary of the city’s most popular attractions and return home with many memories and stories to share with loved ones.
Central Park is an 857-acre park, museum, and concert hall sitting in the heart of NYC. The park also has a great location near some of the most notable attractions in NYC, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is a stop that you should include on your trip. Central Park is the place to go for nature, romance, sightseeing, sports, and fun as it is one of the city’s most known and visited sights.
NYC has five boroughs, one of them being Brooklyn. Make your way up to the borough to see the Brooklyn Bridge. It’s a popular attraction for NYC visitors. As ne of the oldest suspension bridges in the country, there is little wonder why so many people eagerly anticipate a visit.
9/11 Memorial Site
Pay homage to the destruction caused when two airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, with a visit to the 9/11 Memorial Site. There’s also a wonderful museum that houses artifacts, photographs, and information from this tragic day in history.
Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty is the symbol of NYC. It is imperative that all visitors stop by to visit Lady Liberty and walk the 364 stairs or 20 stories to the top. The sights are spectacular. You’ll also enjoy the 20-minute ferry ride to reach the Statue of Liberty.
Empire State Building
The Empire State Building is one of NYC’s icons and one of the most visited attractions in the city. The trip to the top is worth the long lines and steep admission price. You enjoy seeing more than 1,050 foot of the city in the air!
Tour Fifth Avenue
Considered the most expensive street in NYC, Fifth Avenue is a trip that every visitor to the city must include on their itinerary. On Fifth Avenue, you’ll find the exsquiste shops that you love, like Tiffany & Co. and Gucci, plush hotels including The Trump Tower & The Roosevelt Hotel exist here. The area is also known as Millionaires Mile & Museum Mile. It is easy to spend the day or more checking out all that is offered in the Fifth Ave. distrcit.
More NYC Attractions
Along with the attractions listed here, try to find time to schedule stops to each of these destinations into your trip:
- St. Patrick’s Cathedral
- Grand Central Terminal
- New York Public Library
- Rockefeller Plaza/NBC Studios
- Madison Square Gardens
- Bronx Zoo Wildlife Conservatory