New York City, the city that never sleeps! It has a lot to offer tourists but you really have to know where you want to go and what you want to see, otherwise, you will end up lost in the Big Apple.
Here are 5 great tips on what to see in NYC, if you only have a small amount of time to spend. Whatever you choose, you won’t be disappointed!
#1 How will you get there?
This is one of the most important questions to ask yourself, when planning your day in the city. Traffic in the city can be awful, so choosing your method of transportation wisely will be crucial to take the maximum advantage of your time.
For example, if you are taking a Day Trip From Boston, taking the bus is probably the best idea. Getting in to the city and driving yourself can be exhausting but if someone else can do it for you, perfect! Once you arrive, the only thing that you will have to worry about is getting your card for the subway and moving around the city will be so easy.
#2 Get a Subway card
This card will simplify your life and the way you will move around the city. It can take you from Times Square, all the way down to Brooklyn and Queens. It is safe and it runs all day.
It is also way faster than taking a cab. You just have to pay attention and take normal precautions, as every big city, NYC has its own issues but if you keep yourself alert, you will enjoy the best day of your life!
#3 Visit Times Square
This legendary spot has been shown in many movies and attracts all kind of people. You will be able to enjoy street artists showing off their talents almost all day long.
Also, you will be amazed by the bright lights of the screens that surround the area from the highest skyscrapers. Walking through its streets, you will see the magnificent Empire State building. Do not miss the chance to take pictures from its observatory!
#4 Take a walk in Central Park
This iconic park is the place to be when in New York City! Visit the zoo and enjoy a nice walk through its woods. Then, check out the famous coffee shop that was seen on TV for many years.
The park is meant to be visited during the day, since nightlife is left for Times Square or to enjoy a basketball game back at Madison Square Garden.
#5 Find your way to Brooklyn
Walk through its streets and get a world famous pizza. After eating, a long walk is recommended and for that, you should take the time to walk across the Brooklyn bridge and find your way back to Manhattan. You will end up right at the beginning of Wall Street.
Visit the monument to Sept. 11th and walk the streets until you find the Wall Street bull. Don’t forget to try to get into the boat to get to the Statue of Liberty, the most iconic thing in New York city. Have a great trip!