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Must-sees in New York City - Metropolitan Museum of Art, Central Park, Empire State Building, Times Square and Statue of Liberty

5 Popular Things to Do in New York City

Jan 7, 2014

When visiting New York City, there are just so many things you could do, from museums, to art, to parks or just shopping. However, there are 5 things every coach bus visitor needs to visit if they were to travel to New York.

Popular places of note:

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Central Park
  • Empire State Building Observatory
  • Times Square
  • Statue of Liberty

Metropolitan Museum of Art

As one of the biggest and most impressive museums in the world, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, also known as the MET, is one of those places visitors to New York should never miss. There are exhibitions from all over the world placed at this museum, so you can view many different types of art, either from the ancient times, or modern contemporary art. Located at 1000 5th Ave, the MET is open everyday of the week. It is open from 10am to 5.30pm everyday except for Fridays and Saturdays where it opens from from 10am to 9pm.

Central Park

This is the most visited park in America, and New York’s most famous park and landmark. You can take a jog, a walk or even a bicycle ride. There are other facilities in the park as well that bus charter visitors can enjoy such as basketball, tennis and volleyball courts, as well as the famous Lasker Rink, an ice skating rink that also serves as a swimming pool in the summer.

Empire State Building Observatory

Once the tallest building in the world, the Empire State Building is one of the most popular tourist destinations in New York. If you want to see the best view of New York, you should head up to the 86th floor observation deck where you can catch a 360-degree view of the city.

Times Square

When one thinks of New York, one will always remember Times Square. There are many interesting attractions around Times Square such as the New York Times Tower, the Bank of America Tower, Times Square Tower and 1 Times Square. Don’t forget to also check out the many shops and restaurants around the area.

Statue of Liberty

How can anyone visit New York and not visit the Statue of Liberty? Given by France to United States in 1886 as a token of friendship, this statue is the icon of New York. Admission to the Statue of Liberty is free, but you have to take a ferry to cross to Liberty Island where the statue stands. There are many tours available at the Statue of Liberty for you to choose from so do check out which ones that suit you best before purchasing a ticket.

To get to these many places easily, it would be best to charter a coach bus. Call 646-363-6908 or 1888-549-1824 for a quote of reservation.

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