Planning a trip to the Big Apple? Better make it a long one. With so much to see and do in this fast-paced city, you will need a lot of time. Globally known for its art, culture, fashion and finance districts, it’s almost impossible to see everything in just one trip. But have no fear, we’ve narrowed down some of the most notable, as well as some of the more hidden gems, that this amazing city has to offer. From the Empire State Building to Times Square, you won’t leave this city disappointed. So start packing those bags because one of the most exciting cities in the world is waiting for you.
1. Central Park
If you’re a people watcher, this is the place to grab a seat and relax. Designed by Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted, this park is home to 843 acres of beautiful views. You can walk through the park, take a bike ride or pay for a guided tour. You can stop to see the model sailboats at the Conservatory Water, the Alice in Wonderland sculpture, Belvedere Castle or the Bow Bridge, one of the park’s most photographed locations. And during your excursions, you’re bound to hear live music throughout the park. You can even visit the Imagine Mosaic, a tribute to John Lennon, in the park’s Strawberry Fields.
2. Film Forum
It’s not surprising to know that New York is a town for film lovers. At the Film Forum you will be able to see movies that you would likely only read about. You will be treated to films that range from Indie features and documentaries to some of the foreign art cinema that was featured in some of the world’s top film festivals. So, if you’re a film lover, this is the place for you.