Top 10 things to do in New York

Here’s the list of top 10 things to do in New York!

Central Park

The most visited urban park in the United States will give you a tasteful bite of the Big Apple. It’s the perfect place if you want to take a pause away from the city, but still ready to go back as you feel like. From bike tours to a lovely museum, there are lots of activities for both adults and children, and even if it’s full, you’ll always be able to find a nice spot to picnic or just chill.

Empire State Building

If you want to fully experience New York, the Empire State Building is what you are looking for. This symbol for the city is an Art Deco monument to progress. The 86th and 102nd-floor observatories will provide breathtaking 360° views of the city.

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

The Statue of Liberty is undoubtedly the most famous in New York. Its motto is: Freedom clarifies the world. To get there, you need to board the ferry. During the ride to Liberty Island learn about the history of the famous statue and learn about how perceptions of Lady Liberty have changed over the decades and generations.

Wall Street

Wall Street is the main street of New York’s financial district. The most important buildings in the area are The New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Hall. While you are there, you can connect the trading, and try spread betting. Spread betting is an option from CMC Markets that is a tax-efficient way of speculating on the price movement of thousands of global financial instruments, including indices, shares, currency pairs, commodities, and treasuries. When you spread bet, you take a position based on whether you expect the price of an instrument to rise or fall in value. You got access to 24-hour markets and profits are tax-free.


Rockefeller Center

The Rockefeller Center is a complex of 19 buildings located in the center of New York.

Although its architecture is fascinating, Rockefeller Center stands out for its history and the atmosphere that surrounds it all year round. Located on the 70th floor of the General Electric skyscraper, the Top of the Rock lookout is a good alternative to the Empire State Building. During Christmas, Rockefeller Center Square becomes one of the liveliest and most visited areas of Manhattan. This is where the famous Ice Skating Rink and the great Christmas Tree that you have seen so many times in the movies are installed.

Time Square

With its thousands of lights and huge billboards, Times Square has become New York’s best-known image. Times Square is packed with bars, restaurants, theaters, museums, and atmosphere, lots of atmospheres. Around Times Square is home to one of the world’s greatest cultural and leisure offerings.

Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the most visited museums not only in New York but also one of the ten most visited in the world. It has more than 6 million annual visitors. The most important objects of the Metropolitan Museum are its treasures of the classical cultures and the paintings of artists of the stature of Monet, Cézanne or Rembrandt.

The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum

The museum’s collection has more than 10,000 objects including testimonies of survivors, photographs, objects of the victims, works of art built in commemoration, recovered material from the rubble, columns of the Twin Towers, audio-visual of the terrorists… the list is endless.


Broadway is one of New York’s most famous avenues. Almost 40 theaters offer the best works and musicals at the moment. Among the infinity of musicals that are represented in New York, the most popular are The Lion King, Aladdin, Chicago, The Phantom of the Opera, Wicked and Les Miserables. Broadway St. never sleeps and its trademark is the characteristic Billboard, glamorous openings, and the biggest celebration of the year and the world, New Year’s Ball Drop in the legendary Time Square that receives more than two million people every year.


Brooklyn Bridge

Viewed in the cinema on countless occasions, the Brooklyn Bridge has become one of the most famous bridges in the world. Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge at night you will have one of the most characteristic images of New York, that of illuminated Manhattan buildings.

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