The Many Ways to See New York City
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There are many ways to take in the grandeur of New York City, so set out and see the city from different perspectives.
1. On Foot
Walk the Brooklyn Bridge to not only get an up close to the historic bridge, but also take in manhattan skyline views.
2. Laying In The Park
Take a break to enjoy Central Park on a sunny day. Find your own little spot and people watch.
3. On a Boat
w/ Classic Harbor Line. From Chelsea Piers there are some fun cruises ranging from brunch around the island of Manhattan to shorter trips up to the Statue of Liberty and back. The cheapest option (ie free) to get up close to the Statue of Liberty is to take the Staten Island ferry roundtrip.
4. From The Ice
@ Wollman Ice Rink. There are a couple of ice rinks that open during the fall-spring months. If you have your own skates check out the rink at Bryan Park where you can skate for free. Remember a lock and your whole experience will be free.
5. Lookout From The Top Of The Rock
@ Top of the Rock, Rockefeller Plaza. Possbily the best observatory, from the top Central Park, the Empire State Building and many other landmarks are visible.
6. Get Up Even Higher
Take a helicopter tour of the city for even bigger views of the skyline and landmarks.
7. From Across The River
Looking through the fall color on the Jersey side of the Hudson River.
8. From The Jersey Shore
From Sandy Hook National Park you can see the skyline in the distance.
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