Major tourist destinations in NYC include the World Trade Center, Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, Ellis Island, Rockefeller Plaza, The Statue of Liberty, Broadway shows, Times Square, Coney Island, the Financial District, and luxury shopping along Fifth and Madison Avenues. These are the Top 5 Attractions in NYC.
Hundreds of museums, historic sites, and cultural institutions can be found in NYC. Some museums, like the American Museum of Natural History require a entry fee, while others are free. Here is a list of free museums that can be found throughout NYC: Free Museums in NYC
New York is one of top shopping destinations in the world, and home to some of the world’s most luxurious stores and top designers. Many of theses stores are found on 5th Avenue.
NYC offers a variety of entertainment options including:
For the summer, the Yankees play baseball in the Bronx and the Mets are located in Queens. For basketball, The Knicks play at MSG in Midtown Manhattan with the Brooklyn Nets playing in Brooklyn. The Rangers play ice hockey at MSG, The Islanders play in Brooklyn and the NJ devils play in Newark NJ. For soccer, The New York Red Bulls play in Harrison NJ and New York City FC plays at Yankee stadium, when it is not being used for other sports.
Annual events that are held in NYC include the Tribeca Film Festival, Shakespeare In The Park, The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Santacon, The West Village Halloween Parade, St Patricks Day Parade and many others
Famous parks in NYC include Central Park, Bryant Park, Battery Park and many others.