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5 Things to do in New York that Inspire and Educate

New York City is a melting pot of culture, historical landmarks, and attractions designed to inspire and educate all visitors. With a city this vibrant and eclectic, the choices can often be overwhelming. Here are five must-see destinations when planning your time in the Big Apple: 

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART: There is a reason why the Met is New York City's most visited museum. Boasting an impressive collection of some of the world's finest art, the pieces housed in this venerable museum span an era of over 5,000 years. From Van Gogh's Starry Night to some of the most iconic Picasso and Monet pieces, the Met is home to a vast array of pieces appealing to every taste and preference. 

TAKE IN THE VIEWS: Visitors cannot help but be inspired when they take in the stunning views of the iconic Manhattan skyline, offered from a variety of unique locations. The Empire State Building offers a classic observational deck with magnificent views both day and night. The deck at One World Observatory is an ideal place to see the Statue of Liberty and all of Lower Manhattan. As the tallest building in the western hemisphere, One World Trade Center also offers a dining package when taking in the views. For views of the skyline in its entirety, consider taking a Hudson River cruise to see it all from the water. 

STATUE OF LIBERTY AND ELLIS ISLAND: Catch a ferry from Battery Park and step back into history when you visit Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Guests will experience a sense of wonder as they approach Lady Liberty and imagine what it was like to be an immigrant first arriving in America. The Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration will inform visitors through its impressive collection of artifacts and memorabilia providing a detailed account of the history of immigration in this country from colonial days all the way through present time. 

CENTRAL PARK: Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with a visit to this sprawling urban oasis. Outdoor enthusiasts will delight in all of the recreational opportunities on the winding paths. Covering 843 acres, this green space features a children's zoo, a carousel, numerous gardens, and a variety of outdoor art sculptures. 

9/11 MEMORIAL & MUSEUM: Pay your respects to those lost on this tragic day at the moving 9/11 Memorial & Museum. Two 30-foot waterfalls mark the spot where the Twin Towers once stood, while the educational museum is designed to provide a lasting remembrance of this day in history. 

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Posted on Oct 30 2018