5 outdoor attractions you shouldn’t miss in NYC


New York City is one of the finest and innovative cities in the US. There are so many things to admire and to do that you will never feel bored. If you are visiting NYC for the first time, here are the 5 outdoor attractions that you should not miss.

Central Park


Located in the middle of the city, the Central Park is the most filmed location in NYC. If you are visiting the city in winter, don’t miss the Wollman Rink, a public outdoor skiing facility right inside the Central Park. Here you can feel the crisp winter air and polish your ice skating skills while listening to the music. You can also go for a morning run, a stroll or even hire a boat to enjoy the park.

The Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty seen from the Circle Line ferry, Manhattan, New York

It is undoubtedly the most famous icon of the US.You can catch a ferry to watch this iconic stature. if you are in for an adrenaline rush, take the BEAST Speedboat Ride that zooms down at the speed of 45 mph and comes to a screeching halt within 100 feet far away from the statue of liberty to help you get the best view.

The Freedom Tower

The September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center were devastating.The Freedom tower replaces the gap that was created after falling of twin towers.The building has a futuristic design. It looks spectacular, especially during the sunset.The One world observatory is located on 101-102 floors of One World Trade Center and has several restaurants and exhibits open to the public for a small fee.

Times Square

New York Times Square

The Times Square in NYC is one of the famous intersections that have featured in many Hollywood movies. The best time to visit Times Square is evening when you feel the sky above the Times Square is lit up. It is quite amazing to look at the dazzling lights, huge neon signs, and displays that make the place so lively. A trip down to Times Square is an experience you will cherish all life.

Brooklyn Bridge

It is one of the iconic bridges in the US that connects Manhattan to outer divisions of the city. Completed in 1983, it is one of the first suspension bridges built in the US which continues to hold charm. You can wander across the bridge to get a closer view or cross the bridge to reach banks of the East River from where you can have a spectacular view of the bridge.

Where to stay

Your stay in NYC should be stress-free. You can stay at any hotels in areas like Harlem, Inwood, Upper East Side, or Upper West Side. You can find many cheap hotels online. However, check hotel reviews before booking online

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