New York City is one of the most vibrant cities in the world and has endless things to add to your New York City travel guide. Known for its energy and fast pace, the city has something to offer at all hours of the day. If you have never been to New York City, it should be on your bucket list. If you have, you know that the city is always changing and there is always something new to discover.
Keep reading for the top 3 must-do’s when visiting New York City. And if you’re thinking of planning a trip to New York City, but don’t actually want to plan, check out my New York City travel guide.
Top 3 When You Visit New York City
»TIMES SQUARE: A USA travel bucket list item is experiencing Times Square. This busy intersection is at the heart of the city and is filled with flashing lights, billboards, and a high energy atmosphere. Arguably most known for its New Year’s Eve celebration, Time Square is the site for some of the city’s biggest events. Even though this is a heavy tourist area, everyone should experience Times Square at least once as its a staple of NYC and even the USA.
»CENTRAL PARK: No trip to NYC is complete without a visit to Central Park. Central Park spans over 800 acres and has plenty of places to stroll, run, picnic in the grass, or explore. The park also offers boating on the lake, carriage rides, gardens to explore, and ice skating in the winter. Given its size, you’re likely to find a peaceful place if you’re looking for a quick escape from the NYC chaos. Its an ideal place to enjoy the natural beauty in NYC.
»TRY ALL THE FOODS NYC IS KNOWN FOR: It’s no secret that New York City has plenty to offer when it comes to food. Whether it’s a hot dog from a street vendor or a $$$$ dinner at the most exclusive restaurant, there is no shortage of good bites in the city. Be sure to try:
- A hot dog from a street vendor (try Midtown or the Financial district)
- New York style pizza
- Bagels (try Russ & Daughters, Tompkins Square Bagel, Barney’s Greengrass)
- NYC deli sandwich (try Katz)
- Frozen hot chocolate from Serendipity 3
- Dessert from Magnolia bakery
- Pasta in Little Italy
Looking for more to add to your New York City travel guide?
If you’re traveling to New York City and don’t have time (or patience) to plan, check out the ultimate New York City travel guide. It comes with recommendations for:
»Where to stay
»How to get around
»Top things to do
»Top places to eat & drink
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