From the bustling crowds of Times Square to the serene beauty of Central Park, New York City has something for everyone. With so many iconic landmarks and must-see attractions, it can be hard to know where to start when planning your NYC itinerary. That’s why Empire Rent A Car has compiled a list of the top 10 tourist destinations in NYC, the city that never sleeps. So, please enjoy Part One, and then give us a call for the right rental that will get you there!
1. The Statue of Liberty
A symbol of freedom and democracy, the Statue of Liberty is one of New York City’s most recognizable landmarks. Take a ferry from Battery Park to Liberty Island and climb to the top of the statue’s pedestal for a breathtaking view of the city skyline.
2. Central Park
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city by visiting the 843-acre oasis that is Central Park. Take a leisurely stroll around the lake, rent a bike and ride through the winding paths, or enjoy a picnic on the Great Lawn.
3. The Empire State Building
Rising 1,454 feet above Manhattan, the Empire State Building offers panoramic views of the city from its observation deck on the 86th floor. Visit at night for an unforgettable view of the city lights.
4. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Boasting over two million works of art, the Met is one of the world’s largest art galleries. From ancient Egyptian artifacts to modern masterpieces, there’s something for every art lover to see.
5. Times Square
The neon lights, billboards, and bustling crowds of Times Square make it one of NYC’s most famous landmarks. Take a stroll through the area at night to experience the full spectacle of this iconic attraction.
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If you want to avoid all the cab fare and take in the city on your own terms, contact Empire Rent A Car today! We have rental lots in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Long Island, NY. So, no matter where you are, we’re sure to be there. Have questions about our trucks, SUVs, and passenger vans? Call (800) 750-8782 today. And stay tuned for our next article rounding out the top 10 tourist destinations in NYC.