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The best views are from 1 World Trade Center, Top of the Rock, and Empire State. The down side it you need to allot MUCH more time than you think. This is for all the security lines and volume of visitors. Empire state is extremely...More
Hop on the subway F line to the first stop in Brooklyn (York Street). Short walk to the river for amazing views of the famous NYC skyline. Lots of restaurants nearby and make sure to walk the quiet neighborhoods.
By luck, we had gorgeous fall weather for our late Sep 5 days. To see the skyline, we took the Staten Island Ferry between 4-7 p.m.on a Friday night. The sun was beginning to set to the left of Manhattan as you looked at it....More
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
Growing up in NYC as we both did we have always taken pubic transit( subway/bus) or walked .Your best bet is to do as the"natives" do: walk or use public transportation. I've never taken a tour bus anyplace I've been to... More
Growing up in NYC as we both did we have always taken pubic transit( subway/bus) or walked .Your best bet is to do as the"natives" do: walk or use public transportation. I've never taken a tour bus anyplace I've been to , always go "native" & take public transport or walk. ..I/we park in a parking lot& get directions from the attendant.We walk or take public transit & stopin to paces as we choose to. ...Afterr doing all we wantedwe return to the parking lot & drive off to our hotel or planned sleeping location . Other methods are too
restrictive .We prefer going into shops & restaurants to make our visit to every city more"GENUINE" & complete. If you are on a tour bus you cannot buy a hot dog; soft pretzel, roasted chestnuts or a taco from a street vendor &miss out on the real city experience[ wherever you are]. You might try one bus tour &if time allows, do a public transit/walk tour on another day ( "best of everything")
I went to the top of Top of the Rock which gives you great views in all directions and is the most northern so great view of Central Park. Empire State has great views from mid town especially looking south. Both cost about... More
I went to the top of Top of the Rock which gives you great views in all directions and is the most northern so great view of Central Park. Empire State has great views from mid town especially looking south. Both cost about the same unless you go to the observation deck on the Empire Statw at 102 stories which I did and enjoyed.
1 World Observatory was amazing of south Manhattan. Great view in all directions. Can see Brooklyn, Staton Island, and parts of New Jersey. Given that it’s the most expensive. Hope this help.