Empire State Building Tourist Tips

Empire State Building Tourist Tips

It consistently appears at the top of the list of “must-see New York attractions.” Its image can be found in every postcard rack, stock photography database, and tourism brochure on New York City. It’s the Empire State Building, and you don’t want to miss it on your next trip to the Big Apple. So it’s not the tallest building in the world anymore, or even in the country (although at an impressive height of 1,454 ft – antenna included – it is still the 4th tallest building in America). The Empire State Building was constructed in 1931 to show the world the best of American industry, artistry, and civic pride. It’s often considered among the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, and is actually a National Historic Landmark. Although it functions today primarily as an office building, it attracts a staggering four million visitors per year – making it one of the most … [Read more...]

10 Things You Can’t Miss in New York City

Visit Times Square in New York City

It’s no secret why New York is called “The City That Never Sleeps.” With countless stores, restaurants, museums, galleries and more, there is no shortage of things to do in New York City. Whether you’re visiting with friends, a significant other, your family members or kids, you’re sure to find plenty of fun things to do. To get you started, here are 10 things you can’t miss in New York City: 1. Time Square One of the most iconic locations in the world, Times Square is a constant hub of excitement. From the shops to the restaurants to the brilliant lights and sounds, Times Square is certainly not to be missed. Stop in at the NHL Store, the Hershey’s Store, Forever 21, Quiksilver or The Sanrio Store. Grab some delicious Italian food at Becco or tasty Asian cuisine at the funky Ruby Foos. Catch a glimpse of the famous MTV Studios and see where the New Year’s … [Read more...]