Metropolitan Museum of Art
Located on the eastern edge of Central Park, this is one of the world’s largest art galleries. Its permanent collection contains more than two million works from classical antiquity, paintings and sculptures to an extensive collection of modern art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a place that fuels creativity, ignites minds and provides inspiration. Its extraordinary exhibitions and collections of modern art are definitely worth a visit, so don’t waste time and think about booking flights from Ireland to New York.
Empire State Building
From the 86th-floor observatory, which towers above the city, you can see up to 80 miles away, when the weather is good. The views at night are captivating and if you're afraid of heights, admiring the building from afar will still be amazing. If you like these heights you should think about booking a flights to Chicago where the tallest building in the United States - the Willis Tower - is situated.
Times Square is the most hectic and busy part of New York City. Many New Yorkers try to avoid the shoulder-to-shoulder but Times Square is a culturally fascinating mix of vast underwear billboards, on-location television broadcasts, and outré street performers. Club Travel’s cheap flights to New York enable you to be a part of this spectacle.
Museum of Modern Art
MoMA has become as renowned for its architecture as for its collections, after the exhaustive face-lift in 2004. The Japanese architect who redesigned the space, Yoshio Taniguchi, created soaring-ceiling galleries suffused with natural light to house masterpieces like Monet's Water Lilies, van Gogh's Starry Night and Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. Modern art enthusiasts shouldn’t miss to visit other museums of this type in the United States for example the famous Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. Check out Club Travel’s flight deals to find the cheapest flights to Los Angeles.
Central Park is the spiritual centre of Manhattan and has 843 acres of wriggling paths, silent lakes and open meadows. it's a haven of fresh air for equestrians, softball and soccer players, strollers, ice- and roller skaters, rock climbers, bird-watchers, boaters, picnickers, and outdoor performers, an opportunity to escape the congestion of the Big Apple. If you are dreaming of escaping completely from the stressful workday life we would suggest you taking a time out at one of the paradisiacal Caribbean Islands like the Bahamas.
One of New York's classiest and most appreciated landmarks has once been described as a drive-through cathedral. Spanning the East River, the Brooklyn Bridge connects the island of Manhattan to the borough of Brooklyn (once an independent city). A relaxing stroll on the pedestrian walkway is a substantial New York experience. Another famous bridge in the United States is the Golden Gate Bridge, located in the charming city of San Francisco. If you would like to travel there, take a look at Club Travel’s flight deals to San Francisco.
Statue of Liberty
Lady Liberty is a well-known symbol of freedom and democracy in New York. Standing 152 feet high atop an 89-foot pedestal on Liberty Island, France presented it to the United States as a gift in 1886. As you approach Liberty Island on the ferry from Battery Park to Staten Island, it’s easy to experience the same thrill that millions of immigrants must have felt. A smaller version of the Lady Liberty can be found in between other famous sights like the Eifel tower on the celebrated “Strip” in Las Vegas. If you want to compare the real one with the recreated one, book a cheap flight to Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World.
Bronx Zoo is one of the world's largest urban zoo, providing room for gorillas to trample around a 6.5-acre simulated rain forest, and for tigers and lions to roam about 40 acres of open meadows. So if you plan to go to New York, don’t miss its zoo. Club Travel offers flights from Ireland to New York at the best price available.
American Museum of Natural History
When you enter this museum, towering re-assembled dinosaur skeletons greet you and soon you will realise that the price of admission is completely justified. There's also much more, including exhibits of ancient civilizations, live and stuffed animals, a 94-foot model of a blue whale, and space shows at the adjacent Rose Centre for Earth and Space. Other renowned museums of Natural History, which count among the top ten in the world, are located in Washington DC, London or Copenhagen. Check online today for the cheapest flights to London.
This neighbourhood in Lower Manhattan is famous for it’s countless artists’ lofts and art galleries and recently more and more for the wide diversity of stores and shops ranging from trendy boutiques to outlets. It is a great place to discover the charismatic New York lifestyle.
Maybe this list of exciting things to do in the Big Apple will encourage you to book a cheap flights from Dublin to New York straightaway.