New York City (or New York or NYC) is the most populous city in the United
States. Situated on one of the world's largest natural harbors, the city is
hallmarked by its 151-feet-high Neoclassical statue called the Statue of
Liberty. It is a world-famous symbol of the United States and elaborates
its ideals of liberty and peace. Those interested in exploring the city
from an artistic and cultural perspective will find lots of world-class
museums in the city, none more famous than the country's largest art
museum- Metropolitan Museum of Art. Those interested in glitterati can
spend an evening at the city’s entertainment district, Times Square where
theatrical performances and shopping hotspots are thrilling to the T.
Things to do in New York City
National September 11 Memorial
Erected to honour the supreme sacrifice of those fallen in the September
11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the National September 11 Memorial is a top
attraction in New York City. It features some acre-long pools that flaunt
the footprints of the Twin Towers that once stood there, and two bronze
panels on which names of those deceased are engraved.
Fifth Avenue is one of the most posh and expensive shopping streets in the
world. A hot favourite of those preferring luxury and big brands, this
street is dotted with several top-end shops and designer showrooms.
Nicknamed the ‘Crossroad of the World’ for being a major centre of world
entertainment industry, the Times Square is one of the world’s most visited
tourist attractions. It is the hub of Broadway Theatre District. You should
visit here on the New Year’s Eve for its 100-year-old tradition called the
New Year’s Eve ball drop in which a ball descends 141 feet in 60 seconds
from a specially-designed flagpole.
Best Time to Visit New York City
For the tourists looking to book flights from Boston to New York City,
spring and fall seasons from March to May & September to November are
the best. These seasons also witness events like New York Film Festival,
New York City Marathon and St. Patrick’s Day Parade during this time. Book
your flights from BOS to NYC in advance to enjoy discounts.