The Best and Most Fun Things to do in NYC
With so many fun things to do in NYC you’ll never be bored. Whether you are on vacation or just passing through, NYC is filled with cultural events like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and historical sties like the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Take the kids and spend a day at Central Park and visit the Central Park Zoo or the stop and enjoy riding the carousel. If you would rather not stand in long lines, plan a guided walking tour or schedule your visit by making a telephone call for advance tickets.
There are many packages available for guided walking tours and additional fun things to do in NYC. Tickets for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island cost only $49.00 for each person. This tour last 5 1/2 hours and begins at 8:30 A.M. Tickets include subway fares and ferry tickets. The tours starts in Midtown Manhatten where the guide will meet you for a subway ride to Battery Park. After passing through the airport style security at Battery Park you will board the ferry for a visit to the Statue of Liberty. Your tour guide will explain the significance of the Statue of Liberty and relate information about its history and construction. While The Statue of Liberty is not wheelchair accessible, it continues to be very popular with senior citizens. Ellis Island is next on the schedule. Over 12 million immigrants came to NYC by way of Ellis Island. You can learn about your heritage, revisiting the past when touring this unique structure.
Viator.com offers a variety of guided tours, one of which is very popular with visitors. For fun things to do in NYC consider purchasing the NY Supersaver Package that includes a visit to the Empire State Building, the very famous Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Statue of Liberty. It is a 75 mile tour and costs $62.99 per person. You will go to The Empire State Building Observatory on the 86th floor, view over 2 million pieces of art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and tour the Statue of Liberty. The tour ends with a selection of cruises that allow you to view the Statue of Liberty and other historical sites from a distance. All tour packages are available online at www.viator.com or you can call 1-888-651-9785for more information.
Don’t forget to visit Central Park for more fun things to do in NYC. The kids will love it. Central Park has several playgrounds, a swimming pool, row boats, bike trails, a carousel, fountains, sculptures, popcorn, ice cream and sandwich vendors and more. Don’t forget to visit the Central Park Zoo, Belvedere Castle and the Delacarte Theater while you’re there. There are 2 kid friendly restaurants, a Chess and Checker House and a Tavern on the Green. With arches, bridges and beautiful landscapes, Central Park is a favorite of millions of people. The Central Park Conservancy’s telephone number is 212-310-6600 for more information or you can visit the website at www.centralparkNYC.com to see the calendar of events.