The Big Apple: The Top 4 Things To Do In NYC

Published on 2019-04-16


New York City (NYC)

Looking to get away? Come to NYC!

New York City is a fantastic and vibrant city located in the northeastern United States. "The Big Apple" is a major hub of culture and a place full of dazzling sights and sounds. It's the perfect place for your next vacation!

We've put together our top four things to do in NYC. Keep reading to learn what they are and how you can have a blast on your American vacation!





  1. Go for a Walk in Central Park

Amid this huge metropolis sits the almost 3.5 sq. kilometre Central Park. If you want to experience the best of the park, take a subway ride down to 72nd street and Central Park West. After that travel east from there to hit the following amazing areas of the park:

  • Strawberry Fields
  • Loeb Boathouse
  • Sheep Meadow
  • Bow Bridge
  • Cherry Hill
  • Bethesda Fountain
  • Hans Christian Andersen Monument

There is so much to see in the park you could spend days there, but if you follow our directions you'll make sure to catch the best parts!

  1. Catch a Show

Broadway is the epitome of theatre in America. This area near Times Square boasts more than 40 theatres that feature some of the best shows America has to offer. Whether you see a "new school" hit like Hamilton or a timeless masterpiece like The Lion King, it's sure to be an amazing time!

If you're in the mood for comedy, the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre hosts the best improv in New York. The UCB theatre has many different shows at a low-price point and many of them often feature famous comedians.

  1. Marvel at a Museum

For the art lovers, The Museum of Modern Art is a can't miss destination. The collection features a huge menagerie of famous works, including Van Gogh's Starry Night. It's $25 to get in unless it's a Friday night when admission is free from four until eight!

Immerse yourself in American and world history at the Tenement Museum. These restored tenement apartments give a peek into the daily lives of immigrants of the mid-1800s.

  1. Sample Some Amazing Food

Whether you grab a doughnut at Peter Pan Bakery or a slice of famous New York style pizza at Prince Street Pizza, the New York food-scene will keep you coming back for more!

Katz's Delicatessen is a renowned Jewish deli that was featured in the movie When Harry Met Sally. You can go get a huge pastrami sandwich and snag the same table seen in the film- it's even labelled!

No End of Things to Do in NYC 

There are so many things to do in NYC that there is no way to cover them all. You'll want to make sure your travel authorization is up to date. Hopefully, this article gives you a starting point as you plan your fantastic American vacation in New York City! 

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