New York City, United States
Hello New York City
New York City, with a population of just over 8.6 million, is the cultural, financial and media capital of the world. New York City consists of 5 boroughs- Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, The Bronx, and Staten Island. Each of these boroughs offers something special for every traveler.
Whether you’re travelling with the family, as a couple, or you prefer to go solo, we have you covered with the top things to do and see while in New York City.
Top Sights to See in New York City:
- Empire State Building (Midtown)
- Top of the Rock (Midtown West)
- Bronx Zoo (Fordham)
- One World Observatory (Lower Manhattan)
- Statue of Liberty National Monument (Battery Park City)
- Brooklyn Bridge (Downtown Brooklyn)
- Flushing Meadows Corona Park (Flushing)
- Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
- New York Hall of Science
- Time Square
- Central Park
- Wall Street
- Coney Island
- St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Traveling with the Family to New York City
If you’re traveling with the family to New York City, you’re in luck as NYC offers unforgettable family experiences. As a family-friendly place, New York City offers so much to do, see, taste, and experience.
The Museum of Modern Arts usually has programs or activities that are geared towards kids, but make sure that when traveling around NYC with kids, that you work in some fun shops and grassy parks along the way.
Within New York City every cuisine you can think of is represented and many of the restaurants have kids menus. This is a great opportunity to expose your children to something new and exciting, or you can stay with the tried and true.
Don’t forget to check out the popular ice cream spots along the way- Serendipity 3, Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, and Ample Hills.
Is shopping more your thing? Well New York City has you covered! If you’re into the more trendy and upscale delights then 5th Avenue is where you will be. Teens might be interested in checking out smaller boutiques in Soho, East and West Village, Park Slope, Cobble Hill, and the Upper West Side. Girls will delight at the explosion of cosmetic boutiques, while boys will enjoy checking out the comic book stores, and video game stores.
No matter what your fancy, New York City will be an unforgettable experience for all ages!