New York is one of the more popular states in the country and for good reason. Here are some reasons to book a vacation there if you haven’t already.
New York is unique in that it has some of the most amazing upscale restaurants in the world but also some of the best old diners as well as street food. The culture of New York circles around food a lot, so really trying out the local dishes is a fun way to get a taste for the place. There if every kind of ethnic food in New York, which is likely to be made by someone who actually came from the country that the recipe did as well.
New York is home to some of the best museums around. They’ve got the Museum of Natural History, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, and all kinds of smaller galleries.
New York city is not the place to go when you’re looking to get away and relax in silence, but what the city offers as far as the people there is actually very interesting. Compared to a lot of cities it’s sort of astonishing how you can walk around with millions of strangers all day everyday. There are tons of different cultures in New York, which means there is a ton to take in and learn about.
The Holiday Experience
Heading to New York for Christmas and the New Year can be an experience like no other. There are sites to see like the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree which gets decorated with 30,000 lights, or Macy’s which gets all dolled up for the holiday. There is ice skating in central park, as well as the option to see The Nutcracker ballet on Broadway which is an unforgettable experience.
Of course New York is home to Broadway as well as tons of off Broadway theater. There are tons of shows going on at all times from large must sees to smaller theater productions where a lot of up and comers perform.
There are tons of sights to see in New York. The Empire State Building, the Grand Central Terminal, Times Square, the New York Public Library and, and the Statue of Liberty are some of of the major ones but there are many more. The Brooklyn Bridge Park is a great place to get a photo of the Manhattan skyline.
The Option For Road Trips
On short trips to New York City you won’t be leaving the city at all, but if you’ve been there many times you might want to start exploring the places that you can get to by just driving out of the city. There are parks, a lot of nature to see, and relaxing spots where you can hang out by the water.