Best Travel Destinations in New York

New York is the famous city in the world which has many seeing sights. Many people come to see the beauty of the city. There are many places to visit.

  • Statue of liberty

Statue of Liberty was France’s gift to America. It was built in 1886, it’s the symbol of freedom and represent the greatest American icons. It’s the largest statue in the world. It is 152 feet tall and its weight is 450,000 pounds.

  • Central Park

Central Park is a huge park which is located in the center of the city. It is 0.5 miles wide and 2.5 miles long. This park enhances the beauty of the city. Besides experiencing the nature it has many attractions within its borders, including Strawberry fields, the lake, the central park zoo and Belvedere Castle.

  • Empire State Building

Empire state building is the landmark of the New York. It is 381 meters tall and has 102 stories. It was the largest building in the world until the 1 world trade center rose up. A visit to this building is the must. This classical building gives the spectacular views to its visitors. There are two observatories on the 86th floor and on the 102nd floor.

  • Metropolitan Museum of art

It is the most famous museum in the United States, was found in 1870. More than 2 million works of art from the world spanning a period of 5,000 years are present in the museum. For art lovers, this is a seeing point. A single day is not enough to see all the work but few hours would be enough to see the masterpieces. Museum has three sites, The Met Fifth Avenue is the centerpiece.

  • Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge is the city’s most famous landmark. It is a sign of inspiration for poets, songwriters, and painters. It was completed in 1883 and was the first steel suspension bridge of the world. The best way to experience this historic bridge is to walk through this. It spans the east river from Manhattan to Brooklyn.

  • Times Square

Billboards and screens lighten up the Times Square. Almost 400,000 people visit this place daily just because of its gaudy lights and legendary status. The night is the best time to visit Times Square but still, it excites to visit at any time of the day. Times Square is busy but it has its own greatness. It was named as Times Square after the New York Times Tower in 1904.

  • High Line

The high line was a rail track, but it went out of use in 1980. It is 1.45 miles long. In 2009 it was turned into a park and how it’s the best park in the NYC. Sunny afternoon on the high line is worth seeing. It has wildflowers and greenery and it offers best views to its visitors. It is the only elevated park in the NYC. It runs from Gansevoort Street (south end) to the West 34th Street (north end). There are many access point along the route.

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