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20 Fun Things To Do in NYC

20 fun things to do in nyc

New York City has always been a home away from home for us with a ton of things to do. New York City is known for its impact on commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, technology and entertainment. Described by some as the cultural capital of the world, NYC has so much to offer newcomers as well as regulars. For those of you who have yet to discover New York City, this list of 20 fun things to do in New York City through the eyes of Instagram, can be a great starting point. Be sure to check out this list of things to do in NYC and be sure to check them off your to-do list when visiting.

1) Central Park

central park

From 59th-110th street between 5th and 8th ave lays one of the most iconic NYC sights. In that beautiful 843 acres of land there is so much to see and do, from jogging through the park to taking a guided bike tour, seeing the lakes, theaters, ice rinks, fountains, tennis courts, baseball fields, and many playgrounds. It is also home to the Central Park Zoo and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
This NYC staple is a must see when visiting the big apple!

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2) Empire State Building

empire state building

Being carried up 1,050 feet in the air by an elevator, taking you to the 86th floor of one of the seven wonders of the modern world. The Empire state building which is located on the at the intersection of fifth ave and west 34th street, was built in 1929 and is thought of to be an American cultural icon. Everyone should have the chance to gaze at the 360-degree view of the city from the top of the Empire State building.

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3) Statue of Liberty

statue of liberty

The statue of liberty was a gift from France to the United States in 1886 and was the first sight to millions of immigrants upon their arrival into the USA. The statue of Liberty is not only an unbelievable New York attraction, but it is more importantly an icon of freedom!
Catch a ferry located in Battery Park to visit the 46-meter high statue on Liberty Island.

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