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Things to do in New York City

Updated on April 14, 2009

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Fun in the Big Apple: Spending an Unforgettable New York Vacation

New York City basically has everything for everybody. So, if you are planning to go on a New York vacation, you can be sure that you will find plenty of things to do that will surely interest you and let you have a lot of fun. Whether you are traveling alone or with your family, you will see that New York will be able to have something for you to enjoy.

So, just what are these things that you will be able to do in New York City which will let you have a lot of fun and really have a memorable vacation?

Well, for starters, you need to consider that different people have different interests. While some people may find a certain activity to be exciting, there are also some people who may find it boring. New York can cater to everyone's needs.

If you love to party, New York City will never disappoint you. You have to consider the fact that New York City is known as the city that never sleeps. There are numerous night clubs and bars with different themes which can let you party up until the wee hours of the morning. If you are traveling with your friends, then you will find New York City to be a very exciting place to be in.

If architecture is your thing, then you will see that New York City is a paradise for people who are interested in this type of field. For example, you will be able to visit the Empire State Building where it is known to be one of the best architectural achievements in the modern era. You will also be able to see Gracie Mansion as well as the Vanderbilt Mansion. St. Patrick's Cathedral is another architectural wonder that you must visit. With the new and ultra modern skyscrapers surrounding the church, you will see that it is a fantastic contrast between the old and the new.

If food is your passion, then you will see that New York City can deliver. Here, you will be able to sample a lot of fine cuisines from different parts of the world. Whether you love Indian, French, Italian, or even Mediterranean cuisine, you will be able to find plenty of fine dining restaurants all over the city. And, you can even sample the all-American hotdogs, which you will be able to find almost everywhere around the city.

The Big Apple is also the home of Broadway shows. If you love musicals, then you will have a chance to experience Broadway, which produces some of the best musical productions in the world.

Shopping is also great in New York City. You can always go to Macy's or Bloomingdales. But, if you really want to spend a lot of money in your shopping and you really want to splurge, then you will see that New York City has high end boutiques, such as Ferragamo, Louis Vuitton, Vera Wang, and others.

The Big Apple is also perfect for tennis fans. If you love tennis, then you may want to go between August and September where the US Open will be held in the Flushing Meadows. Here, you will be able to have a chance to watch some of the best tennis players battling it out for one of the most coveted crowns in tennis.

 These are just some of the many more things that New York City has to offer. This city is famous for a lot of things. Whatever you like, you can be sure that you will be able to find it in New York City.

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