New York City
After making the decision to visit New York City travelers will want to map out the attractions the city has to offer in order to make the most out of their trip. Here are some of the top attractions the Big Apple has to offer. First is the American Museum of Natural History. The museum opened in 1869 and has continued to grow since then. The American Museum of Natural History has the Rose Center planetarium and other permanent exhibits. There are also several exhibits that change periodically so that the museum can offer new and different things for its visitors.
Central Park offers visitors a beautiful scenic escape from the hustle and bustle of the busy city and has been in the city for over 150 years. Tourists can go for a walk, a boat ride or can have a picnic lunch or dinner. Ellis Island Immigration Museum provides its patrons with a look into what immigrant’s experience. The museum provides exhibits which are interactive, tours and even films that document the challenges that immigrants faced when going through Ellis Island. Tourists can learn the history of the island and the voyage that was taken to arrive by ferry.
Empire State Building gives visitors a great view of the city as travelers are able to go to the top and see over the skyscrapers. Tourists can save time waiting to get tickets by purchasing them in advance. Grand Central Terminal are now more than just for traveling. It has since been renovated since opening in 1913 and offers places to shop, places to eat and other things that travelers can do while visiting. Grand Central also offers Beaux-arts architecture for guests to admire. There are also free tours available to those visiting the terminal for the first time.
Metropolitan Museum of Art offers guests over 2 million works of art from both history and from all over the world. The museum is also an iconic art museum and well-known throughout the US and the world. It is worth it to schedule a visit to the Met during a visit to New York City.
The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to contemporary art and was founded in 1929. The museum also hosts a collection of modern art as well. Works of arts include painting, sculptures, film and even architecture. The museum has something to offer for all members of the family including kids.
Rockefeller Center is another attraction that tourists can take in no matter what time of year they are visiting New York City. The center is located in the heart of Manhattan and is known for the Christmas tree it displays every year and as being an ice skating rink. It is also the home of Radio City Music Hall.
Of course, what trip to New York City would be complete without a trip to the Statue of Liberty or the Staten Island Ferry? A planned trip to the Statue of Liberty will help visitors be able to plan to visit the crown of the Statue of Liberty as well.