As huge Christmas trees, fairy lights and festive fairs add even more flair to New York’s skyscraper skyline, it’s the perfect time to bring you our top tips for the city. It is the season of giving after all!
1 - The perfect view of the Empire State Building at the Rockefeller Center
The Top of the Rock observation deck at the Rockefeller Center places you at the most iconic view New York has to offer, with the Empire State Building taking centre stage. Don’t miss your chance for this picture perfect opportunity whilst you’re there! For more information, visit http://www.topoftherocknyc.com/
2 - Catch a show at Radio City Music Hall
The Radio City Music Hall is one of the most stunning venues in New York. It has hosted more than 300 million people since its opening in 1932! As the largest indoor theatre in the world, many big stars have performed here, such as Stevie Wonder, Bill Crosby, and Celine Dion. This huge hall has also hosted the Grammys and the Tonys! Interested? Visit http://www.radiocity.com/
3 - Ice Skate in Central Park!
Visiting New York in the Christmas season is a magical occasion already, but don’t miss out on the ice skating rink in Central Park for an extra special outdoor skating session. For details of the opening times, visit http://www.wollmanskatingrink.com/
4 - Grab a Manhattan in New York!
Whilst you are in Manhattan you should try the famous cocktail in its birth place - a ‘Manhattan’! After it was invented in the Manhattan Club in New York in the early 1870s, it has become a regular on every cocktail menu in the world. The classic ingredients include rye, vermouth and bitters.
5 - Come to life in the American Museum of Natural History!
One of the world’s most magnificent natural history museums, there are more than 32 million specimens on site! That includes a 31-ton meteorite and giant T-Rex exhibition. Of course, it’s also famous for being the place where Ross from Friends worked! Find out more at http://www.amnh.org