What are some fun things to do in NYC?

My family and i are planning a last minute trip to nyc tomorrow.

i supposed to find somethings to do for little or no money.

any suggestions?

ps

i dont know if it helps but we are bringing my little sister shes 8

so it has to be okay for her age

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  • 1 decade ago
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    1. Go to Central Park - it is one of the largest and most beautiful parks I've ever seen.

    2. Just walk around, buy street food, and take the subway - New York is such an awesome place that you'll find lots of interesting things.

    3. Go to Times Square (it's awesome!)

    4. Go to New York's Chinatown - I've been there, and you can find really cool stuff and really unique and delicious food.

    5. Visit the Brooklyn Botanical Garden - it's free Tuesdays.

    6. Go to 5th Avenue - it has tons of cool architecture and stores

    8.5th Avenue includes the world's only NBA store. The NBA store includes a half court where your little sister can test out her basketball skills!

    7.If you go to 5th Avenue, I would also at least take a look at the architecture of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum since it's really unique and cool. It costs to go in it, but the architecture is amazing on its own. The famous Frank Lloyd Wright designed it.

    8. Some other architecturally amazing buildings are the Empire State Building, the Grand Central Terminal, the Rockefeller Center, and the Seagram Building

    9. Visit the Sony Wonder Technology Lab. It has free admission, and I think your little sister would love it!

    10. New York's amazing and often gigantic cathedrals are also fun to visit. Some good ones are the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, the Riverside Church (has the world's highest carillion tower at 400 ft), and the Gothic St. Patrick's Cathedral (also on 5th Avenue)

    11. The New York Public Library is also amazing

    12. Take a cruise on the Staten Island Ferry (it's free) - you'll be able to see the Statue of Liberty from it!

    13. Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge's footpath. The view is amazing! Then you can walk along the Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

    Hope that helps!

    Source(s): http://nycvisit.com/content/index.cfm?pagePkey=372 I've been to NYC a bunch of times
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  • campa
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    3 years ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    My friend, may I recommend the following.

    Landmarks

    -Empire State Building

    -Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island

    -Rockefeller Center and the Top of the Rock Observation Deck

    -Times Square (no trip is complete without a visit to the"Crossroads of the World")

    -Lower Manhattan/Wall Street Area

    -United Nations

    -Central Park

    -Brooklyn Bridge (you can walk across it too)

    -Grand Central Terminal (largest railroad terminal in the country)

    -A Ride on the Staten Island Ferry (its free and you can see the Statue of Liberty as the ferry crosses the harbor)

    -Sightseeing tour on a Double Decker Bus

    Museums

    -Museum Mile (Fifth Avenue from East 86 to East 103 Streets)

    -Museum of Natural History and the Rose Center for Earth and Space (formerly the Hayden Platerium)

    -MoMa

    -New Museum of Contemporary Art

    -Madame Tussaud Wax Museum

    -Brooklyn Museum

    -Milk Gallery

    -American Craft Museum

    -Museum of American Folk Art

    -Museum of the Moving Image

    -The Paley Center For Media (formerly the Museum of Television and Radio)

    -The Municipal Art Society

    -The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

    Shopping

    -Macy's (West 34th Street and Broadway in the heart of Hearld Square)

    -Bloomingdale's (Lexington Avenue at East 59 and East 60 Streets)

    -The shops along Fifth Avenue (just don't max out you credit cards)

    -FAO Schwarz

    -Toys "R" Us in Times Square

    -Lord and Taylor (5th Avenue at East 38th Street)

    -Chinatown/Canal Street Area (if you want to go on the cheap for the stuff you can't get on Fifth Avenue)

    -NBA Store (for the basketball fan - 5th Avenue at East 52nd Street)

    -The Apple Computer Store (East 59th Street and Fifth Avenue)

    -The Time Warner Center (West 59th Street - Columbus Circle)

    -Hershey Store (for those with a sweet tooth)

    -M&M World (49th Street and 7th Avenue)

    -Grand Central Terminal (for the shopping)

    -H&M

    -Century 21 Department Store (Church and Cortlandt Street)

    -forever 21

    -Barneys New York (660 Madison Ave)

    -Abercrombie & Fitch (5th Avenue @ 57th Street and Water Street between Fulton and John Streets)

    -American Eagle Outfiters (4 locations in Manhattan)

    -Urban Outfitter (8 locations in Manhattan)

    -Manhattan Mall

    -Queens Center Mall

    -Queens Place Mall

    -Roosevelt Field Mall (on Long Island)

    -Fulton Street Mall

    -Kings Plaza Mall

    -Woodbury Common Premium Outlets

    -Garden State Plaza

    -The Westchester Mall

    -Palisades Center Mall

    -Westfield Sunrise Mall

    -Green Acres Mall

    -Jersey Gardens

    Restaurants

    -Second Avenue Deli

    -Carnegie Deli

    -Stage Deli

    -Junior's Cheescake (home to their World Famous Cheesecake)

    -Mickey Mantle's Restaurant

    I hope this information is very helpful.

    Good luck

    Native New Yorker

    Source(s): http://www.nycvisit.com/ (Official tourism website of New York City) http://www.tdf.org/TDF_ServicePage.aspx?id=56/ (TKTS for deep discounts on theater tickets) http://www.citypass.com/city/ny.html (deep discounts on major attractions) http://www.coachusa.com/newyorksightseeing/ (gray line sightseeing tour of the city) http://mta.info/metrocard/tourism/index.html (New York City Transit)
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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    What the first person said

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