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What To Do During Your First New York Trip

If you want to visit America for the first time, the best place to head is New York City. The Big Apple has something for everyone and it is suitable for solo travel as well as family travel. 

Using this guide, you can discover all of the best spots to visit during your first time in NYC.

The Famous Cathedral

St. Patrick’s Cathedral is something to add to your NYC itinerary if you wish to tick off one of the city’s most famous landmarks. Over 5.5 million people visit the church each year, and you can be one of them. 

The Gothic architecture is phenomenal and something you will not want to miss.

Explore Central Park, No Matter the Weather

Without a doubt, one of the first things you will want to do on your first-time visit to New York City is head to Central Park to see what it’s all about.

There is no doubting that you have seen the famous Central Park in various films, so you will want to see it for yourself no matter the weather. If it is winter in New York, then you can enjoy ice skating in the park. If it is summer in New York, then you can enjoy a summery picnic.

Get a ferry to the Statue of Liberty

Seeing the Statue of Liberty from afar is not the same as seeing it up close.

The best way to see the Statue of Liberty up close is to get a ferry over to the island, which can take an hour or just a bit more, which is not a lot of your time, yet it is one of the best things to do while visiting New York City for the first time.

See the City From Above

There are plenty of places where you can experience New York City from above.

You can head to the Rockefeller Centre, the Summit One spot, or the Empire State Building. Or, you can even go to rooftop bars and see the glistening city from up there. It is amazing to see in the day, but it is even more incredible and astonishing in the evening time. If you have plenty of time to spare, then why not see the city from above during the day as well as evening?

Find Local Foodie Spots

New York City is full of incredible food. There are international food sports as well as local food spots that you wish to try.

Finding local foodie spots that sell New York delicacies such as bagels and pizza, cheese, cakes, and sweets will guarantee to make your trip memorable.

Visit Museums

There are various museums that you can visit throughout New York City. Whether you are into history or are, there is something for everyone.

We recommend heading to the Guggenheim Museum if you are into art, or to the 9/11 Museum and Memorial if you wish to pay respect to the historical event. 

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