Spotlight on New York
Many songs have been sung about New York, a city that has inspired more quotes than perhaps any other. This is a bucket list destination. There is no doubt about it. Even its infamous skyline is proof that the big apple is larger than life. Would you like to find out more about this cosmopolitan pocket of the world that has inspired so many works of art, films and great thinkers? The Aspen Travel team work closely with a number of tour operators who provide illuminating trips around the city that never sleeps, so that you can cram as many as New York attractions into your break as possible. Titan Tours, Colette and Travelsphere are just a few of them. Let’s have a look at what makes New York so great:
Famous streets of New York
You’ve seen them in the cinema, now visit them in all their splendour; Wall Street has been the muse for many a financial epic, while 5th Avenue is a shrine to shopping. Enjoy spending your money on some seriously luxury items in Bloomingdale’s, Saks, Tiffany, Cartier and Gucci. Then, there are the squares. Understated Washington Square is cool and classy, while Times Square is a mecca for camera wielding tourists. Visit the latter at night to truly appreciate the area in all its technicolour, neon glory!
New York landmarks
The world trade centre site attracts a lot of visitors, as does the Empire State in all its grandeur, but the Chrysler building is also a must-see, as is the Grand Central train station; another favourite backdrop of many famous cinematic moments. Other things that should definitely make it onto your Manhattan to do list are paying a visit to the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty and Central Park. Jog around the park if you have the energy. Youll be glad you did. And, if you’re wondering why are you recognise your fellow runners, it’s because it’s a favourite route of the stars.
Night life in New York
Taking in a show on Broadway is an NYC rite of passage, as is enjoying an event at the Radio City Music Hall, or a match at the Madison Square Gardens. But, if you’re thinking of eating out, why not head over to Greenwich Village or Chinatown? Just about every kind of food on the planet is available from New York. It’s a haven for foodies.
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