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Cool Things To Do In New York City

365Tickets March 17, 2020
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New York City is one of the greatest cities in the world.

It’s full of culture, memories and incredible experiences.

If you’re thinking of visiting New York City soon this guide to the coolest and most unusual things to do will make your vacation a memorable one.

Let’s dive in.

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Architectural Tour By Boat

Upon arrival you can immerse yourself in the iconic architecture of New York City from iconic landmarks such as the Empire State Building to the One World Trade Center.

Boat tours are available where guides can help visitors understand the history behind New York’s impressive architecture.

On your tour some of the locations will include Domino Sugar Refinery, Roberto Clemente State Park, Governor Island and more.

World-class Concerts

New York City is famous for its unique and world-renowned concerts.

From Radio City Music Hall to Broadway, Madison Square and more you’re guaranteed to have a fantastic evening.

You absolutely must visit the Juilliard to experience world-class performances for free.

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The History Behind Ellis Island

History lovers will relish exploring the history behind Ellis Island.

Millions of immigrants came through Ellis Island for more than six decades.

Ellis Island was known as the Island of Tears with thousands of immigrants separated from their families and denied entry into the United States.

For others, it was the Island of Hope.

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Visit A Museum

There are a large number of museums to visit in New York City.

When you step inside any of the museums, you’ll feel as if you’ve entered a historical place depicting not only the antiques but also generating a link between you and its history.

Take your time to appreciate the beauty of the antiques and artefacts held by the museums.

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Get A Tattoo At Bang Bang

Tattoos are all the rage.

If you’re a tattoo lover, and know what design you want, look no further than Bang Bang.

They’ll not only provide you with the design of your choice but will also make the tattoo in a manner you will undoubtedly enjoy.

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Visit New York City’s Oldest Working Farm

Queens County Farm is considered to be one of the oldest working farms in New York City.

On the weekends, some of the events are also held here which add an extra star to the beauty of this farm.

If you are walking through the area you’ll be able to admire the abundant greenery around this incredible farm.

Museum of Sex

Put aside those awkward feelings and come visit the Museum of Sex!

This museum is dedicated to depicting art and the study of sexuality.

If you want to learn about matters related to sex it’s the place for you.

Jackson Heights Diversity

To appreciate the breadth of diversity, including New York City’s largest LGBT+ community, available here Jackson Heights is a must visit.

In this neighbourhood around 60% of residents were born from outside the United States.

You’ll find a perfect blend of culture including cuisine from Asia and South America.

The area is beautiful and you’ll see that people are coming here purely to explore nature.

There are so many things which are limitless here with excellent shopping opportunities.

Look at the New York Miniature

The New York miniature is an amazing exact replica of New York City.

It depicts the splendour and beauty of this world famous city with complete precision.

Just come along to the Queens Museum of Art and step right in.

Visit Nature

There are lots of riversides and parks to visit in New York City to get close to nature.

In the summer feel the warmth of the sun on your back as you stroll through one of the parks.

Take a trip through Central Park – one of the most filmed locations in the world.

Visit Brighton Beach

There’s plenty of fun to be had at Brighton Beach.

There are shopping stalls and food stalls aplenty.

Get involved with one of the adventurous water activities but take care to heed the advice and instructions of the guides.