Travel Guide 5 things to do in New York

Visiting the Big Apple for the first time? Here are five things to do for fun in the bubbling city.

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1. Take a walk in the park:

For an experience of social regeneration in New York, take a stroll in the Highline Park, built on an elevated freight railroad. The popular Central Park is also a must-visit on your list of parks.

2. Enjoy art:

The Upper West Side of New York has more than a hundred art galleries. Whatever your tastes in art are; modern art, film, sculpture and even if your taste is eclectic, there is a museum to accommodate your preferences.

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3. Eat meat at Madison Park:

In the hot summer, New York holds the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party in June.

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Big Apple BBQ

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The event is held at the Madison Square Park, seeing a gathering of the most talented barbecue masters in the country. The air is rent with the smell of cooking meat and music.

4. Watch a night movie:

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Central Park

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In the summer, New York’s urban parks often host cultural productions at night under the starry skies. You may have the rare opportunity to catch a classic movie at the Central Park and the Bryant outdoor film festivals.

5. Lounge in luxury:

There are over 100,000 rooms to choose from in New York hotels, hoteliers have mastered the art of offering luxury experiences to customers.

So, the newer hotels in the city are making use of old architecture and design in new, ingenuous ways. The Paper Factory hotel, for example has its floors laminated with old New York newspapers.

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