Sightseeing and Other Things to Do in New York City

New York City, one of the world’s greatest cities, is full of exciting attractions and activities. True to its dynamic nature, the Big Apple seems to be getting all the more interesting overtime for both residents and visitors.


Apart from the usual attractions such as the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building, there are a number of other places to see and things to do in New York City.

Attend the Broadway Shows

Contrary to popular belief, Broadway shows are not just for adults, but for the kids as well. In fact, there are specific shows for the little ones. Classics such as Cinderella, Aladdin, and Finding Neverland as well as popular new generation shows such as Spider-man and Newsies promise a whale of a time. All the shows are subject to change, hence we recommend, you visit the official website for details, show timings and the price of the tickets.

Explore Central Park

Central Park is one of the iconic landmarks of the city, frequented by residents and tourists alike. You can take a carriage ride, go cycling, picnic by the lake, or simply take a leisurely stroll. During summer, a number of events such as theatre performances, band concerts and other cultural shows are organised in the park and draw large crowds. The regular chess and book clubs meet regularly for book reading sessions or rounds of chess.

Get Amazed at the American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History is a popular place for families where you can witness some of the most breathtaking exhibits. From the gigantic dinosaur skeleton to the colossal replicas of various creatures such as whales, sharks, elephants, and polar bears – this place is stunning indeed. The museum is truly enormous with 27 interconnected buildings housing 45 exhibition halls.

Solve Nature’s Mysteries at the New York Hall of Science

Kids simply love this place as it is not one of those typical no touching the exhibit museum. On the contrary, kids are encouraged to touch the various interactive exhibits here. Not just kids, but even adults will be thrilled by the different hair rising exhibits.

Go Bananas at the Bronx Zoo

Bronx Zoo is the biggest urban zoo in the world and is home to over 600 different species of beasts from all across the globe. The exhibition includes 4 zones, including Tiger Mountain, the Wild Asia Monorail, Congo Gorilla Forest and the latest addition, Madagascar!