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Best New York City Attractions

Updated on April 14, 2009

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New York Vacation: Places to Visit in the Big Apple

New York City is indeed considered by a lot of people as one of the most amazing places on earth. With a mixture of different cultures, and thousands of things to do, you can be sure that you will be able to enjoy your New York vacation.

First of all, New York City is a place full of things to do for every type of person. If you love to party hard, then there are numerous night clubs, and bars in New York City where you can party up until the wee hours of the morning. Keep in mind that this is the city that never sleeps.

If you are the type of person who loves food, then you will simply love New York City. Who says that you should go to India in order for you to taste authentic Indian food or to Paris to enjoy fabulous and delicious French cuisine? You will see that New York City has everything from five star French restaurants to your good old hotdog stand.

You also need to remember that New York is a place of art. Everywhere you look, you will be able to see fantastic works of art. Even the graffiti on walls are nicely done that you will be able to see it as art instead of an eyesore. If you have a taste for history, then you may want to visit the Met or the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the city. Or, you can go to Brooklyn and visit the Brooklyn Museum which is the second largest museum in the city.

If shopping is your thing, then you will simply love New York City. You can go to Bloomingdales or Macy's or FAO Schwartz to do your shopping or you can also visit some of the finer boutiques around New York City. Here, you will be able to buy anything you want. From the ultra expensive Louis Vuitton bags and Ferragamo shoes to your humble blue jeans at Bloomingdales. Whatever you want, you can be sure that you will be able to get it here in New York City.

Of course, no vacation in New York is complete without visiting the most famous lady in the city. Who is this lady you may ask? Well, to see this lady up close, you may want to ride a ferry to Staten Island. Here, you will be able to catch a glimpse of the Statue of Liberty, who is obviously the city's most famous lady. While in Staten Island, you will have a chance to visit the Botanical Gardens and the Zoo.

If you feel sick of the concrete jungle and you are aching to see some greens, then visiting the Central Park is for you. Here, you will be able to spend the whole day relaxing under the shades of the trees and you will also be able to go on a boat ride. If you can, you can even go jogging every morning to keep yourself fit while on vacation.

If architecture and history is your thing, then you may want to visit some of the famous landmarks in the city. For example, you can visit the Empire State building. Or, you can also try going to St. Patrick's Cathedral.

As you can see, there are plenty of things to do during your New York vacation. These are only a few examples of what you will be able to see and do in New York City. Indeed, this city is one of the most wonderful places in the world that you should definitely visit.

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