Top 6 destinations in New York City to visit in 2021

New York is not called the financial capital of the world for no reason. With Wall Street setting up the order of the day for this bustling city, get ready for quite a reception! Expect a city that is never drowsy and always on motion, made conspicuous by the neon lights at Times Square! The place is a confluence of various cultures because of strategic immigration. This feature makes New York a truly cosmopolitan city. The variety on offer is astonishing—you can plan a romantic date with your partner at Central Park or go to MoMA on a self date. Let us now look at a few places that you should visit in New York in 2021.

The Empire State Building

Before your eyes get jaded with the skyscrapers of Wall Street, go visit this place. That is the very reason why we have it at the top of our list. The building was considered the tallest structure in the world until 1972 when it lost its position to the World Trade Centre. Workers spent some seven million relentless hours during the great depression to erect this behemoth. If you want, rent a one-bedroom apartment here for a little above 3000 dollars. There are two observation decks in the building, standing on which you can see the entire city! 

ariel view of city buildings during night time

The MoMA

Located in central Manhattan, you should make headway to MoMA as soon as you feel acquainted with the NYC vibe. The museum houses the most famous paintings in the world including Picasso, Chagall, Magritte, Van Gogh, Kahlo and Rousseau. A guided tour of the museum has the potential to give a valued impetus to your knowledge of world art. You can even bring a date and have a lively conversation at the cafes at the MoMA. The fifth floor of the museum presents a nice view if the Sculpture Garden.

assorted paintings and architectural designs inside a room

The Central Terminal

While you deem it absurd to visit a railway terminal in New York, reflect twice. This place is the point of concurrence of trains running on a total of 44 platforms. To put it in other words, if you are here, you can see where the people of New York are going and returning to. Pretty offbeat and interesting, isn’t it?

group of people inside the central terminal

The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty is one of the most popular and well-recognized monuments in the world. While you are in New York, you should not give this place a miss. The structure (dedicated in 1886) commemorates the independence of America from being a British colony in 1776. This seat of History could be a good starting point for your kids. A further incentive is that entry to the place is free for kids under four years.

statue of liberty new york photo during daylight

Central Park

If you want your holiday to be mostly relaxing, you should definitely spend a lot of time in Central Park. The way it conceals its location within one of the busiest cities in the world is impressive, to say the least. The verdurous atmosphere inside is a welcome relief from the skyscrapers and other commercial hubs. While you are here, do not miss the Central Zoo that is home to several; local bird species.

two walking people between empty benches and body of water during daytime

Brooklyn Bridge

After you have ticked off the best places in NYC, it’s time to move on. And what else can ensure a perfect transition than the Brooklyn Bridge? Hailed as one of the most beautiful hanging bridges in the world, the bridge connects New York to Brooklyn.

low angle photography of Brooklyn Bridge under white sky photo

With that, we come to the end of our list. Wish you a happy and safe journey!

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