The Best Things to Do on a Trip to NYC

New York City is one of the most iconic and infamous cities in the world, a place where you feel anything is possible. It is the city people go to in order to reinvent themselves, and discover their dreams; it is also high on most tourist’s lists of ‘must see’ places around the world. If you have never been to New York City before, then trying to decide what you should do while you are there can be difficult: there is just so much on offer! So, to help you work out the best plan of action, here is a short list of some of the best things you should definitely do while in NYC.

Walk over the Brooklyn Bridge

Everyone knows that one of the most iconic things you can do as a tourist in New York City is to walk over the Brooklyn Bridge. Experience a sense of freedom that you have never felt before by joining one of the many tours that offer this experience, or just make the journey on your own! Either way, it’s a must for any first time visitor.

Go to a show

There is always something on in New York City, whether it be a concert or a theater show: New York doesn’t know how to do anything without a little bit of flare! If you are only visiting NYC for a short time, then going to one of the most recognizable event ticket venues for an outstanding show can make a wonderful experience.

Explore the city on foot

New York City is huge, so it can be a daunting prospect to discover the city on foot without getting lost. However, if you really want to live like a New Yorker, then you have to step outside of that tourist bubble and learn to appreciate every street corner and every avenue. To remove some of the apprehension around getting lost, why not try out one of the many walking tours which are available across the city?

Visit the Statue of Liberty

This is probably one of the most notable and talked about landmarks within New York. There are lots of trips available to take you to both Liberty Island, and Ellis Island too, so there is no reason why you can’t enjoy this once in a lifetime trip hassle free!

Try some real New York Delicacies

New York is practically famous for the range of cuisine that is on offer around the city, from big chain restaurants to family-owned dinners, you can buy anything from bagels, to cakes, and of course, real Italian pizza. There is something for everyone, and for every budget, in NYC, so get stuck in and try the food the locals love!

Take a walk in Central Park

Central Park is the heart and soul of New York City. It is a place where you will find people from any walk of life, and it is a breath of fresh air within such a busy city. When you are looking for a place to rest after a long day of sightseeing, this should be at the top of your list of places to go.

Olivia Watson

Olivia is a world traveler who has been to 27 countries in just over 15 years. She loves to share her knowledge of traveling to help others travel safer, cheaper and have more fun.
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