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New York attractions

New York is one of the most interesting cities in the world, and there are so many things to do. Here are five other fantastic places to visit while in New York:

  1. American Museum of Natural History - With different ‘halls’ for different areas this is a natural history museum not to be missed. With the brand new Rose Center for Earth and Space which includes the Hall of Planet Earth and a Hall of the Universe as well as a new planetarium. Other halls include the Hall of Human Biology and Evolution, and Halls of Asian Peoples and of Pacific Peoples and many others.
  2. Central Park - A beautiful 843 acre park in the middle of Manhattan, what more could you want? Perfect for a nice stroll, a jog, or a picnic, Central Park even has a riding stable, Claremont Riding Academy, within its grounds.
  3. Radio City Music Hall - Located in the Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall is a piece of New York history. Every Christmas since 1933 it has put on the Radio City Christmas Spectacular which includes the world-famous female dancers, The Rockettes. Other events held at the hall include: The Daytime Emmy Awards, the Tony Awards, often MTV’s Video Music Awards, and occasionally the NFL Draft is held here.
  4. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum - Most often referred to as, ‘The Guggenheim’, this is New York’s most famous modern art museum. The museum should be visited if for no other reason than it was Frank Lloyd Wright’s final major work before his death.
  5. Times Square - Possibly most famous for its New Year’s Eve celebration when the ‘ball drops’, Times Square has become a symbol of New York. With its large, lighted advertisements it is an interesting sight. MTV’s TRL is filmed in a studio overlooking Times Square as is ABC’s Good Morning America.
  6. Grand Central Station - The largest train station in the world with 44 platforms and 67 tracks, this is also one of the most famous train stations in the world. Having appeared in films such as Superman, Madagascar, and Hackers, it should make most visitors feel as though they’ve been there before.