Although it sounds like it could be a category on “Jeopardy!” there’s really nothing to question about the “Iconic New York” Attractions package from Smart Destinations. It’s pretty simple – Purchase the package and you will save 20% on five Iconic New York Attractions that no trip to the Big Apple should ever be without.
The first place you will visit as part of your Iconic New York Attractions package is the Empire State Building. Possibly the most famous skyscraper in the world, the ESB’s observatory offers visitors a chance to see New York’s distinctive skyline from 1,050 feet in the sky. There is also a second observatory a little bit farther up at 1,250 feet that offers an even broader perspective on the big city. Noted for its distinctive broadcast tower and rich history, the Empire State Building is a national landmark and it’s easy to see why.
Next up is the American Museum of Natural History. Located along the western border of Central Park, the American Museum of Natural History is one of the most important scientific and cultural institutions in the world. Since it opened in 1869, the museum has been delighting visitors with its wide-range of exhibits and special exhibitions highlighting interesting phenomenon from around the planet.
Fans of primetime television won’t want to miss the next attraction. Top of the Rock, located on top of Rockefeller Plaza’s famous “30 Rock” building, is another great place to take in views of Gotham. With three outdoor observation levels and no time limits, Top of the Rock offers myriad ways to experience the city. If the weather is rough, there are 360-degree panoramic views available inside the building.
The fourth attraction on the list is the Metropolitan Museum of Art. One of the city’s top institutions, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is home to more than two million pieces of art. You could spend days going through the museums 17 galleries and looking at all of the works (everything from mosaics to musical instruments) that it has on display. As an added bonus, entrance into the museum also includes same-day admission to the Cloisters.
Cap off your tour of Iconic New York Attractions by using your Statue of Liberty Ferry Ticket. The best thing that France ever gave the U.S. (besides the fries), you’ve seen this little lady boogie in “Ghostbusters 2” – now see her up close! One of the top attractions in Downtown Manhattan, a trip out to the Statue of Liberty is the perfect way to end your stay in the city…or get it started!