15 Things You MUST Do When In New York City, Part 2

15 Things You MUST Do When In New York City, Part 2

Welcome to New York City, the city with hundreds of awesome things to do and see! We’ve already looked at some of the more iconic NYC activities, but here are a few more you MUST try while in the city.

  1. Eat a hotdog at Grey’s Papaya, one of NYC’s most famous hot dog stands.
  2. Take a whirl around the Coney Island Cyclone, grab a hotdog and beer at Nathan’s Famous, and enjoy the myriad activities at the Coney Island Fair.
  3. See the New York City of years gone by in the New York Historical Society and its many exhibits.
  4. Take pictures of the more than 5,000 animals that call the Bronx Zoo home, including exotic and endangered creatures from all continents.
  5. Visit the Guggenheim Museum and see the concrete structure built by Frank Lloyd Wright, as well as stroll through exhibitions of art from greats like Picasso, Chagall, and Manet.
  6. Smell the flowers at the New York Botanical Garden, home to some of the oldest trees in New York.
  7. Shop at Macy’s Herald Square, along with more than 20 million other shoppers each year.
  8. Walk the pathways of The High Line, Manhattan’s own private walkway built on an abandoned railway track.
  9. Stroll the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and take in the peerless view of the New York skyline.
  10. See the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, home to the 1964 World’s Fair, the New York Hall of Science, Citi Field, Arthur Ashe Stadium, a zoo, a lake, and acres of beautiful parkway.
  11. Take in a show at the Apollo Theater.
  12. Shop for discounted items at the Brooklyn Flea.
  13. Visit Union Square, home to some of the most important political rallies in history.
  14. Take a tram to Roosevelt Island and visit the Gothic lighthouse, the ruins of the Smallpox Hospital, and Southpoint Park.
  15. Walk the halls of The Cloisters to see exhibits on the Middle Ages, medieval art, and even traditional Middle Ages weapons.

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