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It'syourfirsttriptoNewYorkCity,andyou'reonlystayingforathree­dayweekend.Whileit'simpossibletotakeinallthe

excitementofthefiveboroughsinsuchashorttime(lifelongNYCresidentsdiscoversomethingneweveryday),youcan

stillenjoymanyoftheCity'sessentialattractions.Readonforaplanthatwillhelpyoumakethemostofyourtime—these

arethesightsandsoundsyoumustexperiencebeforeyouleave.

DayOne(Midtown) SeetheSkyline NewYorkCityisdefinedbyitsskyline,andallcityskylinesaremeasuredagainstNewYork's—thesilhouettecreatedby

Manhattan'sbuildingsisnothingshortoficonic.Infact,NYCishometomorethan100buildingsmeasuring500feetor

taller.

longforagroundedvantagepointthatgivesyouawide­angleperspectiveonLowerandMidtownManhattan;you'llfind

WalkThroughTimesSquare TimesSquareiswhereitallhappens.Twenty­fourhoursaday,sevendaysaweek,thebrightlights,bigscreensand bustlingcrowdsperfectlyembodytheexcitementofthecitythatneversleeps.Forthegreatesteffect,visitaftersunset—all thatwattagewillmakeyouthinkit'sstilllightout.Andnowthatmuchoftheareaisclosedtovehicles,youcansafelystroll

inthestreets.Whilethere,dineatoneofthepopulareateriesonRestaurantRow(46thStreet,betweenEighthandNinth

Avenues)andshopinthehugeflagshipstoreswithspectacularextrasthatareattractionsontheirown(H&M,forexample,

hasafahionrunway).Stilldaylight?FromTimesSquare,it'sjusta15­minutestroll—headingnorthonSixthAvenue,past

classicsightslikeRockefellerCenterandRadioCityMusicHall—totheMuseumofModernArt(MoMA),whereyoucanvisit

oneoftheworld'sfinestcollectionsofcontemporaryart.

GiveYourRegardstoBroadway

NobodydoeslivetheaterlikeNYC.Whetheryou'reintodramas,comediesormusicals,you'llfindthemallintheCity's

TheatreDistrict,whereBroadwayshowsburstwitheye­poppingsets,A­listcelebritiesand,aboveall,pizzazz.Youcan

choosefromlong­runningshowslikeChicagoandTheLionKing,newersmashmusicalssuchasKinkyBootsandThe

BookofMormonandprojectsfeaturingbigstarslikeBruceWillis,AlPacinoandJenniferHudson.Alloftheperformances

demonstratewhythisfamedNYCthoroughfarehasbecomesynonymouswiththeateritself.VisittheTKTSDiscountBooth

inTimesSquarefordiscountedticketstosomeshows,andclimbtheredstepsforanunmatchedviewofthearea.

DayTwo(Uptown,theBronxandQueens) StrolltheMuseumMile(UpperEastSide) ThestoriedMuseumMileactuallymeasuresacoupleofblockslongerthanamile.Regardlessofitspreciselength,this UpperEastSidestretchofFifthAvenuemayhavemoreculturepersquarefootthananyotherplaceintheuniverse.Your

tourstartsatTheMetropolitanMuseumofArt,atEast82ndStreet,whereyoucanviewlimited­timeexhibitionsaswellas

objectsinthemuseum'spermanentcollection,whichconsistsofmorethan2millionworksofartthatspanthebreadthof

humanhistory.WalkuptowntothemodernandcontemporaryartworkhousedattheSolomonR.GuggenheimMuseum,at

Caribbean,LatinoandLatinAmericanart.Alltold,themileboastseightworld­classNYCmuseums.

GoWild(TheBronx) TheCityisknownforitsculturalofferings,famousskyscrapersandCentralPark,butmanydon'trealizethatNYCishome toNorthAmerica'slargesturbanzoo—theBronxZoo,locatedinBronxParkandoperatedbytheWildlifeConservation

Society.Thezoo'smorethan250acreshouse6,000animalsrepresentinginexcessof600species.Visitorscanmarvelat

thetremendousdiversityoflifeonearthandlearnaboutallkindsofcreatures:Madagascarhissingcockroachesandking

cobras,snowleopardsandsealionpups.Architecturebuffswillbeimpressedbythestructureshere:RaineyMemorial

Gates,theRockefellerFountainandthebeaux­artsbuildingsofthezoo'sAstorCourtarealllandmarks.

ThosevisitingtheBronxwillfindthatitisalsoparadiseforflorafanatics.TheNewYorkBotanicalGarden,locatedin

anothersectionoftheexpansiveBronxPark,isaNationalHistoricLandmark,andits250acresarehometomorethana

millionplants.ThegardenfeaturesthelargestherbariumintheWesternHemisphere,arenownedscientificresearch

programandanextensivescheduleoffascinatingprogramsandexhibitions.

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CatchaBallGame(TheBronxorQueens)

TheMetsandYankeesbothplayinrelativelynewstadiumsthatjuxtaposecutting­edgeamenitieswithhomagestoNYC's

unparalleledbaseballhistory.TheplaquesatYankeeStadium'sMonumentParkrevealthisrichpastwithtributestoallthe

greats—BabeRuth,LouGehrig,ReggieJackson,ThurmanMunsonandmanymore.CitiField'smajesticJackieRobinson

Rotundasalutestherenownedbaseballheroandcivilrightspioneer.

DayThree(LowerManhattan,BrooklynandStatenIsland) CrosstheBrooklynBridge(BrooklynandLowerManhattan)

TheBrooklynBridgewastheworld'slongestsuspensionbridgewhenitwascompletedin1883.Thoughthatrecordhas

longsincebeensurpassed,thebridgeisstillaniconicstructureandaninspiringsymbolofhumankind'sabilitytoinventand

achieve.ThelandmarkalsoprovidesoneofthemostdramaticwalkingroutesinNewYorkCity.Youcancrossineither

direction,butconsidertakingthesubwaytoDUMBOorBrooklynHeights—eachworthvisitinginitsownright,forarts

venuesandbrownstone­linedstreets,respectively—andthenwalkingbackovertheEastRivertowardLowerManhattan,

snappingphotosofdowntownandNewYorkHarboralongtheway.

RidetheStatenIslandFerry(LowerManhattanandStatenIsland)

This5­mile,25­minuteboatridefromLowerManhattantothenortherntipofStatenIslandisfree—andtheviewsare

priceless.Throughoutthejourney,you'lltakeinmagnificentvistasofLowerManhattanandNewYorkHarbor.Attheendof

thetrip,ferryridersaretransportedtothehistoricSt.GeorgeDistrict—homeoftheStatenIslandMuseumandthe

magnificentSt.GeorgeTheatre,nowinitsninthdecade.

CelebrateAmericanHistory(LowerManhattanandNewYorkHarbor)

Formorethanahundredyears,theStatueofLiberty,withherraisedtorchlightingthewaytoabetterlife,hassymbolized

thepromiseandopportunitiesoftheUnitedStates.LookingupatthestatueduringaferryrideinNewYorkHarborstill

providesanemotionaljolt.Also,anotherboatrideawayishistoricEllisIsland,withexhibitionsthatcommemoratethe

thousandsofimmigrantstotheCitywhopassedthroughitsfamedMainHall.

ComeBackSoon

There'sonlysomuchyoucandointhreedays—sowehopeyou'llcomebacksoonandexploreevenmoreoftheCity.For

suggestionsforthingstoinNYConlongertrips,seeourfiveandseven­dayitineraries.Beforeyoureturn,checkout

nycgo.com'sMust­SeeNYC,TenTopTours,diningitineraryandotherfeaturesforanin­depthlookateverythingthefive

boroughshavetooffer.

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