Trip to the Big Apple 8 authentic plans for your next New York getaway
From watching a Yankees game to a view of New York at a bird’s-eye view
New York is the Statue of Liberty, it is 5th Avenue and Times Square, it is the Brooklyn Bridge and the MET. Below we will detail an array of activities and experiences that will make your New York minute into the memory of a lifetime.
Be in the core of the Big Apple
Located in the heart of Manhattan, the hotel in New York Iberostar 70 Park Avenue sits a few blocks away from landmarks like: The Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, Bryant Park and Times Square. Its grand suites in New York include jacuzzis and independent spaces with big windows and spectacular views over Midtown Manhattan.
Whether it’s a few days or a prolonged stay on the east coast, this 4-star hotel will turn your expectations into a reality thanks to its unbeatable location as well as the sophisticated and elegant design.
Catch a Yankees Game
With 40 professional teams in the MLB, the New York Yankees are the most widely known and loyally followed team worldwide. Don’t fret if you don’t understand the rules of the game, the fact of just being present in one of the NY Yankees game in the Yankee Stadium is an experience all in its own. Jump out of your seat with pure excitement next to 50,000 loyal Yankee fans and revel in America’s pastime.
Enjoy a picnic outing in Central Park
It is not a rare sight to see the New Yorkers enjoying a sunny day at the park. New York’s “green lung” has several interesting corners: the famous John Lennon Memorial “Imagine” in Strawberry Fields was created to pay tribute to John Lennon, the neighboring Dakota building, Bow Bridge, the great lake with the Bethesda fountain, among others. After enjoying a picnic on the grass, rent a bike, visit the famous Central Park Zoo or calmly stroll around this natural oasis, with the skyscrapers teetering over the treetops.
Brunch like a real New Yorker
One of the most celebrated traditions among locals is to enjoy a great brunch at a local spot. When staying at Iberostar 70 Park Avenue, one of the best hotels in New York, you will find a great array of choices, with places such as the Great Northern Food Hall, located within Grand Central Station.
Show the key to your hotel room in New York and enjoy expertly crafted pancakes or a traditional New York style bagel.
Broadway, Disney, musicals oh my!
After The Lion King’s success, Aladdin is the new Disney musical that is becoming a success in New York. More than 30 dancers on stage and electrifying choreographies will make you feel Broadway’s legendary magic. The show is held in the classic New Amsterdam Theater, built in 1902 and has been preserved as a historic place by the City of New York.
The songs have been created exclusively for this family-friendly show, that local reviews have classified as “at the height of the best musicals ever made.”
Be prepared to fly on the genie’s magic carpet! When the show is over, walk around this Manhattan district; Broadway is home to more than 40 great theaters that showcase an array of shows.
Walk the Line
If new sights are what you’re looking for then look no further! With over a mile of unique plants, flowers and views of Manhattan’s West Side the elevated rail structure is now known as High Line. From star gazing to art installations and weekly events this retired freight rail line is now the scenic path to Hudson Yards, home to Vessel, an architectural marvel utilizing an interconnected honeycomb of staircases, inaugurated March 15th, 2019.
Try something new in Smorgasburg market
The lively Williamsburg neighborhood is an ideal place to start your Brooklyn discovery. If you visit New York between April and October, do not miss out on the chance to discover the Smorgasburg food market, with hundreds of vendors right next to the East River. In this market, otherwise known as “The Woodstock of Eating,” you will be able to taste anything you can imagine while enjoying the privileged views of Manhattan.
After lunch and some shopping, take a walk and discover the nearby Domino Park, an evocative park with some unforgettable views, as good as the one you will enjoy from your 4-star hotel in Manhattan.
New York, from a Unique Perspective
Want to unleash your adrenaline and contemplate New York and its incredible skyline? The view from a helicopter is just what you need, you will not see the Big Apple the same way once you get a new perspective on the unique skyline.
If you are looking for a white-knuckle experience, FlyNYon offers you the chance of flying with your legs dangling off the helicopter. An authentic experience at a bird’s-eye view.