About New York City
From Wall Street's skyscrapers to the neon of Times Square to Central Park's leafy paths, New York City pulses with an irrepressible energy. History meets hipness in this global center of entertainment, fashion, media, and finance. World-class museums like MoMA and unforgettable icons like the Statue of Liberty beckon, but discovering the subtler strains of New York's vast ambition is equally rewarding: ethnic enclaves and shops, historic streets of dignified brownstones, and trendy bars and eateries all add to the urban buzz.
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Things You Can’t Miss
An abandoned elevated train line is transformed into the High Line, a glorious landscaped park that offers a new perspective on this thrilling city.
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Eataly is a glorious food hall that celebrates everything gourmet. Swirl sugar into an espresso or slowly sip a prosecco. Just enjoy.
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Remember when buying a plane ticket didn't include a bunch of extra airline fees? Follow our tips on avoiding the most ridiculous charges.
No trip to New York would be complete without seeing the largest art museum in the country. Set aside an afternoon for this one. Or perhaps the whole day.
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For spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline, take the subway to Brooklyn and walk back over the Brooklyn Bridge. You’ll end up right at City Hall Park.
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American travelers enjoy shopping as much as sightseeing and dining. Here's the best shipping in the USA, including the best places to shop in New York.
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New York’s best free attraction is as good now as it was when it started operation, over 100 years ago. Jump on board and get a snap of the Statue of Liberty.
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Since undergoing a $75 million facelift, the Top of the Rock has rivaled the Empire State Building for the coveted Best View of Manhattan. See for yourself!
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Nothing can prepare you for the awesomeness of Central Park. The 843-acre natural retreat lies smack-bang in the middle of Manhattan—you can’t miss it.
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