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New York, NY
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The Statue of Liberty
The trip to Liberty Island where lady liberty stands takes 15 minutes. Ferries
operate 7 days a week.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave (At 82d St.)
New York NY
"The Met" is one of the greatest museums of art in the world. Its hundreds of
collections make it a destination whose entire scope would take weeks to
explore. The Museum offers walking tours in several languages, gallery talks,
lectures, and films for adults as well as many activities for families and
American Museum of Natural History
79th St. and Central Park West
New York NY
The Museum's exhibition halls house a stunning array of artifacts and
specimens from all corners of the world and all historical periods. These
illuminate the natural history of our planet and its myriad species, and bring
the world's cultures to life.
Directions: To get to the bridge, take the 4,5 or 6 subway to the Brooklyn
Bridge/City Hall Station, the N or R subway to City Hall or the 2 or 3 subway
to Park Place.
A monument to man's ingenuity and creativity, the world's first steel
suspension bridge was designed by architect John Roebling between 1867 and
1883. On the Manhattan side, you can get some great views of this majestic
bridge from the top of Pier 17 at the South Street Seaport. From Brooklyn,
Pier 1 at the Fulton Ferry landing provides a beautiful sunset view of the
bridge and downtown Manhattan.
Going to the theater is one of the most popular events for visitors to New
York City. Tickets should be purchased in advance of any show. While many
Broadway shows are presented with adult audiences in mind, there are dozens of
shows that teens and even younger children can enjoy and appreciate.
253 W. 125th St.
Many well-known performers got their start at the theater's lively amateur
nights, which still take place every Wednesday night.
Empire State Building
350 Fifth Ave.
Midtown West, NY
Once called the "Empty State," what was then the world's tallest building
remained half-rented during the Depression. Today, it's host to millions of
visitors a year, most of whom ride to the fenced-in Observation Deck just a
short distance from the building's top.
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Fifth Ave. at 50th St.
Midtown East NY
This massive house of worship is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of
Staten Island Ferry
Whitehall and South Sts.
The city's most celebrated means of transportation offers unsurpassed views of
the Manhattan skyline, and it's free.
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