6 Reasons That Everyone Should Visit New York At Least Once

6 reasons to visit New York, Times Square in NYC

It’s often said that everyone should visit New York at least once in their lifetime. Many people who go there fall in love with the city and return time after time. 

New York, is a hive of food, fashion, theater, and culture. As with most cities that rely heavily on tourism, New York is feeling the effects of 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic. 

However, when the city starts opening back up, it’s sure to have a warm welcome for everyone

1. There’s More To New York Than Manhattan

Many people don’t think beyond Manhattan when they think of New York. In fact, there are four other boroughs, each with its own distinctive charm and personality. 

There’s The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island to discover too.

2. It’s Romantic

New York is filled with romantic settings. Every year, hundreds of proposals take place, diamond engagement rings are given and memories are created. Some of the most popular spots are the Brooklyn Bridge, Empire State Building, Time Square, and the rooftop garden at the Met.

3. Broadway

An actor knows they’ve made it when they appear on Broadway. The most famous theater district in the world, Broadway is actually 13 miles long and has over 40 theaters. Every successful show dreams of opening on Broadway. No trip to New York is complete without taking in a show. Plan to go during Broadway Week for half-price tickets to keep you on budget.

4. Culinary Extravaganza

Food lovers will be in heaven. New York has over 20,000 restaurants serving every kind of food you can imagine. From the well know culinary icons like Katz’s Deli to some hidden gems, you won’t know where to start, but it will be fun trying.

5. Places You Feel Like You Already Know

There have been so many famous movies and TV shows filmed in New York, you might already feel like you know it. From the classics such as Breakfast At Tiffany’s to summer blockbusters, you’re sure to find places you recognize as you take a tour of the city.

6. Live the History

New York has played a huge roll in the history of the United States, from the Civil War to the Wall Street Crash, the city is a monument to those who have steered the course of American history. 

You can walk the same streets as Mark Twain and Robert Louis Stevenson, visit the site of the World Trade Center, or visit the resting place of American President Ulysses S Grant.

You can also indulge your interest in history in one of New York’s many world-class museums. Head to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, and the Natural History Museum.

New York definitely needs to be experienced to be truly appreciated. It remains on the most cosmopolitan and culturally rich cities in the US, if not the world. You could spend a lifetime there and still only scratch the surface of all of the great restaurants, museums, and cultural events. Whether you want to visit all of the well-known tourist spots or dig deeper and find the hidden spirit of the city, you won’t be disappointed. 

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