Enjoy a cuppa at Café Lalo
For decades New York has been immortalised by Hollywood movies, and for most tourists, Hollywood movies and American sitcoms are the first introduction to this magical city. Naturally, it makes sense to start your New York City
tour with breakfast at a café made famous by the romantic comedy classic, “You’ve Got Mail”, Café Lalo. Apart from its silver screen fame, Café Lalo also boasts a menu of over 100 lip-smacking cakes and pies, with an equally impressive coffee menu. With plenty of occasions to burn the calories during the day, there is no reason to hold yourself back.
Stroll through Central Park
The Central Park is every New Yorker’s pride and joy and a must on every New York City things to do list. While you might think it is just another park, Central Park is filled with delightful hidden wonders that you will only discover on exploration. With 20 playgrounds, 48 fountains, monuments and sculptures and 36 bridges, this is anything but an ordinary park.
Visit the Guggenheim Museum
Head to the Guggenheim Museum for a taste of modern and contemporary artworks. The innovative architecture of the museum, with a spiral ramp of six stories and other quirky features, has earned the building a UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. Explore works by Pablo Picasso, Wassily Kandinsky and more, and then prepare for some more museum exploration at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Browse the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Discover over 5,000 years of art from around the world at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The wealth of art exhibited here includes Van Gogh’s “Self-Portrait with a Straw Hat”, Claude Monet’s “Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies” and Rembrandt’s “Aristotle with a Bust of Homer”. It’s the perfect addition to your what to do in New York City list.
Pay homage at the 9/11 Memorial Museum
Dedicated to the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, the 9/11 Memorial Museum is a moving monument. Through insightful guided tours, explore the artefacts and learn the stories of those affected by the attacks, and the symbolism behind the Memorial’s design. A visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum is without doubt one of the top New York City
things to do.