New York City is the most thickly populated city of US and one of the most advanced metropolises of the planet. Situated at the opening of the Hudson River the city is divided into 5 counties called ‘boroughs’ namely, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx and Staten Island. There are many cheap flights that will get you in close touch with the one of the world’s most cosmopolitan, influential and happening cities.
Although 46 Fortune 500 companies are in the city, the contrast in the countries social and economic life is visible through the fact that it is the home of some of the wealthiest celebrities on one hand and homeless people on the other.
Flights to New York City are many as the city has 2 International airports namely, JFK International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport and one domestic airport called LaGuardia Airport. Additionally, there are many other smaller airports where you can buy cheap airline tickets.
The second highest building in the world called The Empire State Building dominates the city’s breathtaking skyline. It also has an observatory on the 86th floor, about a thousand feet above the ground, which offers a panoramic bird’s eye view of the city.
The Central Park that is spread across an area of 850 acres is richly adorned with gardens, trees, statues and sculptures. It offers a gamut of attractions to visitors from sporting activities like biking, hiking and ice-skating to live concerts.
The Times Square offers the true feel to the real pulse of the city. Glowing with bright, colorful and constantly flickering neon signs, king-size billboards and hoardings, television studios and Broadway theaters, this stimulating atmosphere is about life in the city.
Acclaimed as one the biggest and most extensive museums of the world is the Metropolitan Museum of Art near the Central Park. Featuring about 2 million works of art from around the planet and as diverse as the ancient Egyptian art to the Impressionist paintings.
Entertainment, shopping and eating
Cheap flights to New York City are plenty and for the lovers of musical and theatrical performances the city has many places to satiate their artistic appetites. The Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Metropolitan Opera, The New York City Ballet, etc are just a few of the many. There is no dearth of film theaters for the movie buffs too such as Film Forum in Greenwich Village on the West Houston Street, the Angelika Film Center, the Cinema Village, etc.
From convenience stores and retail outlets to shopping centers and shopping streets, this city has it all. Duane Reade and Rite Aid are among the popular one-stop stores for purchasing foodstuffs, drinks, snacks, medicines, etc.
Bagels, Burgers, Hot-dogs, pizzas, Deli sandwiches, cheesecakes, etc are the city’s trademark fast-food delicacies. If you have managed to save some bucks by getting cheap tickets to New York City, there are a variety of restaurants all around the city ranging from fancy and fashionable celebrity-chef restaurants to casual bistros and cafés for you to indulge.