From artistic sensations to stunning skyscrapers, be the envy of your friends by visiting these amazing NYC attractions on your upcoming trip!
These unmissable NYC attractions – including the Statue of Liberty and Carrie Bradshaw’s stoop! – offer incredible picture opportunities for social feeds.
Enjoy the Big Apple’s stunning skyline from the One World Observatory
New York City has a massive 6,250+ high rise buildings to its name – and prime among them is One World Trade Center. The main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center, it measures 1,776 ft. to the tip. This makes it the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Meanwhile, located on floors 100-102 of the building is the One World Observatory, one of the most popular attractions in the city.
You’ll, of course, be able to see many of the city’s other iconic buildings from here, such as the Empire State Building (1,454 ft.) and the Chrysler Building (1,46 ft.).
Greet a famous figure of freedom on the Statue of Liberty Express Cruise
Given to the US in 1886 as a gift from France symbolizing freedom and friendship, the Statue of Liberty has now become the ultimate symbol of The Big Apple – not to mention one of New York City’s top attractions. As such, it and its Liberty Island home are often overrun with tourists. Why not enjoy it from afar during a pleasant, one-hour cruise of the East River – surely one of the top things to do in New York!
Step into your TV at Carrie Bradshaw’s stoop on the Sex and the City Hotspots Tour
From skyscrapers to statues, the top things to do in New York are often known for being big and bold. But there’s one that’s just as famous that, at a glance, you might not even notice: Carrie Bradshaw’s stoop!
Indeed, any fan of the seminal HBO comedy-drama Sex and the City will know this is an unmissable sight on a visit to The Big Apple. It is, after all, the fifth character from the show, after Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte, and Samantha!
From sex columnist Carrie’s charming brownstone to Steve’s bar Scout, and Magnolia Bakery – where Carrie revealed all about her crush on Aidan to Miranda – you can see countless locations from the show on this super cute tour.
See blockbuster works of art by world-famous names at the Whitney Museum of American Art
Last on our list of NYC attractions is one of its biggest and best art galleries: the Whitney Museum of American Art. In 2015, it reopened to great fanfare in the super trendy Meatpacking District, boasting 63,000 square feet of space.
Head here to see many world-famous works of art, including stirring scenes of Americana such as Early Sunday Morning and Road in Maine by celebrated American painter Edward Hopper.
The Whitney’s collection encompasses more than 23k works by 3,500 artists, including by famous names like Andy Warhol and Keith Haring. Read more here!
Stay tuned! Next week we’ll be telling you about the best NYC attractions and other things to do in New York for food and drink lovers!
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