The most attractive and biggest city in the USA is New York. New York City is usually called the “city that won’t ever rest” because it is frequently buzzing with activities. It is a perfect destination for travelers. Loaded with expressions, culture, vast cafes, and a night sky where the stars are replaced by shining high rises, New York is a magical spot. With so much to see and do in the city, it can be overwhelming to a New York newcomer. This wide list of the top tourist attractions in the USA that tourists won’t find elsewhere.
Here are a few best places to visit in USA
1. Statue of Liberty
One of the most iconic symbols of America, Located on Liberty Island in New York Harbor. The statue marks the friendship between the United States and France that began during the American Revolution. It also known as “Lady Liberty” stands 93 meters above Upper New York Bay, bringing its total area to about 58 acres. Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty are only affordable by ferry. The ferry and ticket office is located at Battery Park in Manhattan. The timing of the ferry opening at 8:30 am. The cost of the ticket is $24 for Adults,$18 for Senior 62+, $12 for kids 4-12, and free for kids under 4 years. The vessels depart at set times from areas in Midtown Manhattan and New Jersey and are efficiently available through a variety of travel options. If you are coming from Battery Park, NYC, the right side of the ferry gives the best views of both the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
2. Empire State Building
The Empire State Building is the most historic and cultural icon. It is the world’s most famous skyscraper and is located in Midtown Manhattan. There are two Observation Decks in the tower, i.e. on the 86th and 102nd floors. Both offer amazing views and interesting facts about the building’s expensive history and importance. It is open every day from 9:30 am until midnight and tickets can be bought at the counter or online. The best time to visit is early in the morning or late evening, visiting after 11:00 pm. The cost of a ticket to the Empire State Building is $44 per person. The top views from this building are wonderful. Here are some top attractions which are located near the Empire State Building, such as Central Park, the Statue of Liberty, Summit One Vanderbilt, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and more. The building is very central and you have lots of options to reach there such as by Public Transport, to a nearby metro i.e. 34th Street Penn Station, Grand Central Terminal.
3. Central Park
Central Park is America’s first crowd-landscaped park, surrounding 843 acres of land in Midtown Manhattan. It is one of the most iconic metropolitan parks on the planet. It is a beautiful park, loaded up with fields, trees, greenery, gardens, rocks and other streams, lakes, ponds, bridges, statues, stunning architecture, and many historical sites. There is so much to do and see in the park, and the best part, it is all free of cost (aside from the cost of food/drinks and some extracurricular activities). The park puffs six miles of cleared paths open just to bicyclists, joggers as well as skateboarders. This park is also especially friendly for families with playgrounds and the Tisch Children’s Zoo.
4. Times Square
It is located in Midtown Manhattan. The lights, the shopping, the characters, and the marquees of Broadway all come to a head in the five blocks that start from 42nd Street to 47th Street. The shopping, entertainment, and overload of restaurants offer many activities and options for every type of visitor. The best time to go to Time Square is almost 6 p.m. or 7 p.m., right before the Broadway shows begin. You can reach there by bus, train, and subway as well.
5. Fifth Avenue
Fifth Avenue is one of the most famous and luxurious shopping streets. It’s ranked on many things: world-class museums, luxury shopping, and more. It starts north from Washington Square Park and central park to West 143rd Street in Harlem River. The best part of the street is mainly between 49th and 60th streets and its well-known international brands i.e. Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada, Omega, and many others. The bus and Subway is the most useful way to get around Fifth Avenue.
6. American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History is famous for its exhibitions and scientific collections, Containing four stories buildings and 45 extreme shows across 28 associated buildings. The Historical Center of Regular History holds a guarantee to be the best gallery museum in New York City. The Cocoon containing the UK Biodiversity labs is the most interesting thing in the Natural History Museum. The museum is open every day, with the exception of 25th December, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The best time is to visit in Museum from 12:00 to 3:00 pm. The best thing is that no entrance tokens are required.
7. Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central Terminal is a world-famous landmark and transportation hub located at 42nd Street (at Park Avenue) in Midtown Manhattan. You can visit to explore the architecture, history, dining, and shopping all under one splendid roof. You can sidestep exploring the terminal during rush hours (8-9 am and 5-6 pm). The best time to explore the station is in the afternoon.
On Broadway, you’ll experience the peak of dramatic/theatrical artistry. Broadway is one of the famous theaters where tourists come all over the country to watch the dramatic show. It is located between 41st and 54th Street and between 6th and 9th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. The best time to see a Broadway show is Friday and Saturday nights. The time duration of the show is between 2 and 2.5 hours. The range of the price of tickets is generally $20 to $200 it varies on the show types. You can reach there by bus, train, and subway as well.
9. Coney Island
Coney Island is one of the best amusement parks in the United States. The length of the Boardwalk fronted by a sand beach is approx. 3.5 miles (5.6 km). Coney Island is a hot spot for visitors because it’s open at all times. You can explore and can see at Coney Island from rides and can play games at beautiful beaches and the boardwalk. If you’ll just walk on the boardwalk then it’s generally free.
10. Brooklyn Bridge
The Manhattan to Brooklyn across the East River is connected through this bridge. Visitors can walk, drive, or bike across the bridge. The length of the bridge is approx. 1.1 miles. There is a separate lane for a pedestrian walkway situated above the traffic, where a visitor can take in views of the port and both midtown. You can access the bridge via the tunnel on Washington Street. And the best thing is that there is no entry cost required but guided bike tours will charge $32 for children and $36 for adults, for the time duration of 2 hours.