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Top New York City Tips - Your Unmissable Highlights of New York City

    The Big Apple is a Mecca for city-lovers, who flock to the city every year in the millions to discover what makes New York City such a vibrant place.

    We asked you over on our Facebook page for your top tips on what is unmissable in New York City. Here's what you told us...





    Catch a Broadway show

    Svetly Damianova says:

    Broadway - The Phantom of the Opera live! It's obvious why you shouldn't miss THAT!

    Lindsay O'Connell says:

    Going to a Broadway show and walking through Central Park!

    Teresa Martello says:

    A Broadway show.

    Érick Luchtemberg says:

    Broadway show!



    Wander through Central Park

    Mariano Serantes says:

    Walking around Central Park.

    Jakob Rosenbloom says:

    Central Park for sure.

    Josh Tritt says:

    John Lennon memorial on 72nd and Central Park West.

    Adriana Sorrenti says:

    Rowing boats on Turtle Pond in Central Park.

    Hugo Gonzalez says:

    Central Park.

    Amanda Chen says:

    Central Park, Central Park and Central Park.



    Experience Times Square

    Hafiz Osman says:

    Times Square and sightseeing.

    Antony Craig Gwynne says:

    Times Square! Sit down and watch the world go by!

    T? Thanh Di?m says:

    Times Square and shopping.

    Michael Krimus says:

    Times Square.

    Lissa Robillard says:

    Times Square at night for all the lights and people.



    Go to the top of the Empire State Building

    Mike Dubinin says:

    The view from the top of the Empire State Building should not be missed, it's amazing.

    Luciana Abreu says:

    Empire State Building!

    Patrick Labuca says:

    The observation deck of the Empire State Building on a clear day; the view is just fantastic.

    Robert Lennon says:

    Empire State!



    Marvel at the view from the GE Building

    Shannon Patrick O'Connor says:

    Go to the 'Top of the Rock' during the day and also at night.

    Malena Cahall says:

    Top of the Rock!

    Rai Johnson says:

    Top of the Rock at night.

    Bethany Farley says:

    Top of the Rock for awesome views including the iconic Empire State Building!

    Albamaria Escalante says:

    Top of the Rock.

    Mark O'Sullivan says:

    Top of the Rock.



    Visit MoMA

    Roberta Dias says:

    The Metropolitan Museum is the best part of New York City. You can find the whole world inside of only one place. You have the world connected to you in a simple piece of art.

    Ron Regan says:

    Metropolitan Museum of Art.



    Discover the Village

    Jeff Dodd says:

    You simply can't go to New York without visiting The Village. There is just something about the nostalgia you get from walking amongst the defunct and few remaining cafés where the Beat generation came to life, Dylan sang about the times and Ginsberg's poetry serenaded the crowds into the night.



    See the skyline from a rooftop bar

    Loren Lemberg says:

    Born and raised in NYC! I can say that the best view by far of the Empire State is from the rooftop lounge of 230 5th Ave.

    Roger Berezinski says:

    Rooftop restaurant at 230 5th Avenue. Also a bar. Great views over Manhattan. Go with a sunset, its great and you will never forgot it in your life.



    Get ready to eat. And eat. And eat.

    Bethany Farley says:

    Explore Hells Kitchen for great food.

    Loren Lemberg says:

    Go to Chinatown for dim sum and Little Italy for pasta.

    ????????? ????????? says:

    Eataly Market, 25th and 5th Ave. Delicious food, great people and just an awesome place!

    Bec Steward says:

    Cupcakes (amazing from Magnolia and Crumbs).

    Adriana Sorrenti says:

    Eat a hot dog.

    Mylène Michaud says:

    Magnolia's cheesecakes and the hotdogs on the street!

    Pupae Nalinee says:

    Bagel and cream cheese in the morning.

    O'Neil Arland says:

    Banana pudding @ Magnolia.

    Kanannie says:

    Joe's Shanghai crab and pork dumpling in Chinatown. Delicious!

    Amber Warner Bassett says:

    Zum Schneider German restaurant in Alphabet City! Amazing authentic food and GREAT beer selection!

    Tiffany Justdoit Volpini says:

    The Burger Joint behind the reception of the Meridien.

    Glenn Nordal says:

    Katz's Deli on Houston St., lower east side of Manhattan.

    Loren Lemberg says:

    Katz's deli is still there, it's a landmark restaurant! Order their famous roast-beef sandwich!

    Miranda Manning says:

    Peanut butter and company in Greenwich village.

    Carrie Shoultz says:

    Junior's Cheesecake!

    Falinda Leong says:

    ChikaLicious - it has it's own unique cheesecake known as Fromage Blanc on ice, which I think it is a delish diversion.

    Kerstin Patzsch says:

    Nathan's Hot Dog.

    Melynda Houde says:

    To eat a cannolli in Little Italy ... [and] to eat dumplings in Chinatown!



    And that's not all... You can find even more great tips from our Facebook fans here and here. Hopefully these top tips will help you make to most of your visit to New York City.


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    The Big Apple is a Mecca for city-lovers, who flock to the city every year in the millions to discover what makes New York City such a vibrant place.

    We asked you over on our Facebook page for your top tips on what is unmissable in New York City. Here's what you told us...





    Catch a Broadway show

    Svetly Damianova says:

    Broadway - The Phantom of the Opera live! It's obvious why you shouldn't miss THAT!

    Lindsay O'Connell says:

    Going to a Broadway show and walking through Central Park!

    Teresa Martello says:

    A Broadway show.

    Érick Luchtemberg says:

    Broadway show!



    Wander through Central Park

    Mariano Serantes says:

    Walking around Central Park.

    Jakob Rosenbloom says:

    Central Park for sure.

    Josh Tritt says:

    John Lennon memorial on 72nd and Central Park West.

    Adriana Sorrenti says:

    Rowing boats on Turtle Pond in Central Park.

    Hugo Gonzalez says:

    Central Park.

    Amanda Chen says:

    Central Park, Central Park and Central Park.



    Experience Times Square

    Hafiz Osman says:

    Times Square and sightseeing.

    Antony Craig Gwynne says:

    Times Square! Sit down and watch the world go by!

    T? Thanh Di?m says:

    Times Square and shopping.

    Michael Krimus says:

    Times Square.

    Lissa Robillard says:

    Times Square at night for all the lights and people.



    Go to the top of the Empire State Building

    Mike Dubinin says:

    The view from the top of the Empire State Building should not be missed, it's amazing.

    Luciana Abreu says:

    Empire State Building!

    Patrick Labuca says:

    The observation deck of the Empire State Building on a clear day; the view is just fantastic.

    Robert Lennon says:

    Empire State!



    Marvel at the view from the GE Building

    Shannon Patrick O'Connor says:

    Go to the 'Top of the Rock' during the day and also at night.

    Malena Cahall says:

    Top of the Rock!

    Rai Johnson says:

    Top of the Rock at night.

    Bethany Farley says:

    Top of the Rock for awesome views including the iconic Empire State Building!

    Albamaria Escalante says:

    Top of the Rock.

    Mark O'Sullivan says:

    Top of the Rock.



    Visit MoMA

    Roberta Dias says:

    The Metropolitan Museum is the best part of New York City. You can find the whole world inside of only one place. You have the world connected to you in a simple piece of art.

    Ron Regan says:

    Metropolitan Museum of Art.



    Discover the Village

    Jeff Dodd says:

    You simply can't go to New York without visiting The Village. There is just something about the nostalgia you get from walking amongst the defunct and few remaining cafés where the Beat generation came to life, Dylan sang about the times and Ginsberg's poetry serenaded the crowds into the night.



    See the skyline from a rooftop bar

    Loren Lemberg says:

    Born and raised in NYC! I can say that the best view by far of the Empire State is from the rooftop lounge of 230 5th Ave.

    Roger Berezinski says:

    Rooftop restaurant at 230 5th Avenue. Also a bar. Great views over Manhattan. Go with a sunset, its great and you will never forgot it in your life.



    Get ready to eat. And eat. And eat.

    Bethany Farley says:

    Explore Hells Kitchen for great food.

    Loren Lemberg says:

    Go to Chinatown for dim sum and Little Italy for pasta.

    ????????? ????????? says:

    Eataly Market, 25th and 5th Ave. Delicious food, great people and just an awesome place!

    Bec Steward says:

    Cupcakes (amazing from Magnolia and Crumbs).

    Adriana Sorrenti says:

    Eat a hot dog.

    Mylène Michaud says:

    Magnolia's cheesecakes and the hotdogs on the street!

    Pupae Nalinee says:

    Bagel and cream cheese in the morning.

    O'Neil Arland says:

    Banana pudding @ Magnolia.

    Kanannie says:

    Joe's Shanghai crab and pork dumpling in Chinatown. Delicious!

    Amber Warner Bassett says:

    Zum Schneider German restaurant in Alphabet City! Amazing authentic food and GREAT beer selection!

    Tiffany Justdoit Volpini says:

    The Burger Joint behind the reception of the Meridien.

    Glenn Nordal says:

    Katz's Deli on Houston St., lower east side of Manhattan.

    Loren Lemberg says:

    Katz's deli is still there, it's a landmark restaurant! Order their famous roast-beef sandwich!

    Miranda Manning says:

    Peanut butter and company in Greenwich village.

    Carrie Shoultz says:

    Junior's Cheesecake!

    Falinda Leong says:

    ChikaLicious - it has it's own unique cheesecake known as Fromage Blanc on ice, which I think it is a delish diversion.

    Kerstin Patzsch says:

    Nathan's Hot Dog.

    Melynda Houde says:

    To eat a cannolli in Little Italy ... [and] to eat dumplings in Chinatown!



    And that's not all... You can find even more great tips from our Facebook fans here and here. Hopefully these top tips will help you make to most of your visit to New York City.


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