New York City One of the Best Places to Visit in Summer

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New York City: One of the Best Places to Visit in Summer

When deciding upon the perfect summer vacation destination, consider New York City. Consistently in the top 10 most popular cities in the country, the “Big Apple” always offers something to see or something to do. Accommodation options need not cost an arm and a leg when reserving a room through Hostelbookers Spring Destinations.

Central Park

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The park spans 850 acres and remains one of the top attractions in the city. The numerous sights throughout the landscape include a 106-acre reservoir, an 11-acre lake, the formal Conservatory Gardens and the Gothic Belvedere Castle. Visitors may take guided or self-guided tours of the area in addition to the option of indulging in a horse drawn carriage ride through the area. The park offers a variety of opportunities for sports and recreation in addition to just enjoying scenic strolls. During the summer, street vendors provide refreshments and street performers keep passers-by entertained. Marrakech Hotel NYC offers budget friendly accommodations and lies just minutes away from Central Park. The NYC subway also lies conveniently outside the facility.

Times Square

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For over 100 years, Times Square gained recognition as the centre for the performing arts. The location features one of the most concentrated theatre districts on the planet. Besides Broadway performances, the destination also features venues offering live concerts and comedy. The Best Buy Theatre and the Roseland Ballroom frequently offer rock concerts. The Birdland and Iridium appeal to jazz lovers. Carolines remains one of the popular comedy clubs. Other attractions located in the square include world class shopping options, Madame Tussaud’s wax museum, Ripley’s Believe It or Not and the Discovery Times Square Exhibition. Nearby accommodation options include the Times Square House, which lays a mere three minutes’ walk from the square.

Empire State Building

A city and National Historic Landmark, the structure stands over one quarter of a mile in height. The 86th floor offers visitors a glassed enclosed pavilion in addition to an open promenade at a height of 1,050 feet above the city. The location offers breath-taking views over Manhattan.

Ellis Island/Liberty Islan
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Ferry services regularly provide guests with the chance to travel to these two famous New York destinations. Ellis Island served as the gateway to numerous immigrants arriving in the city and today features a fascinating museum. The cruise also journeys to the world famous Lady Liberty statue that soars over 300 feet above the water. Visitors may also enter the statue base and learn the history of the monument’s reconstruction process.

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Situated on the edge of Central Park, the museum houses almost two million pieces of artwork spanning over 5,000 years. Over 200 galleries exhibit a variety of collections that include everything from drawings and paintings to ceramics, clothing and musical instruments. Collections comprise works from Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East in addition to works created by American artists.

Brooklyn

Many love strolling along raised walkways that span the mile long Gothic arched Brooklyn Bridge. The Brooklyn Botanical Gardens covers 52 acres of stunning landscape filled with colour that includes the Cranford Rose Garden that displays over 1,400 varieties of the popular flower. The Brooklyn Museum lies next to the botanic gardens and encompasses over 550,000 square feet that houses well over one million works of art and artefacts dating back thousands of years. Coney Island remains a popular destination in the summertime. An array of extravagant retail stores line the boardwalk along with quite the selection of food vendors. A carnival like atmosphere includes a famous wooden roller coaster. The New York Aquarium also lies along the scenic beach. Economic accommodations in Brooklyn include Adventurehosteljfk /NYC, which lies within close proximity to the JFK Airport and offers shuttle services. For more great value New York Accommodation visit hostelbookers’ website.

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