Travelling to New York City

Everyone wants to take a bite out of the ‘Big Apple’ and why wouldn’t they since New York City happens to be one of the coolest and hippest cities in the world. There’s so much to do in this city, whether it is uptown or downtown or midtown. From party going people, to senior citizens to adults to kids, there is something to do for each and everyone. You probably know most of the locations yourself as I am sure you have seen countless movies which have been based in New York City, this fact alone goes to show how popular the city is worldwide.

 

For a few maybe the never-ending skyscrapers are a sight to see and views from the top of various buildings like the Empire State, the World Trade Center and so on are absolutely breathtaking. A quick ride to the top is all you need to see what the New York skyline looks like.

 

Other than that maybe some of you might be interested in a stroll in the beautiful Central Park. If not a walk, then maybe a horse carriage ride might be of some interest to you. And while you are at it you can feed the pigeons there, eat at one of their cafes or even go to the zoo inside the park. The zoo happens to be a popular attraction as it has a lot of activities for people of all ages.

 

How can one go to New York City and not want to shop their heart out? Whether it’s designer brands in the ever so attractive Macy’s, or on Fifth Avenue or even cheaper alternatives in China town, there is something, somewhere to attract customers of all backgrounds.

 

Moving on in the heart of New York City lies Times Square, the destination because of which NYC got its other title ‘The city that never sleeps’. Where ever you look, you will find brightly colored lights, billboards, storefronts and even different people holding various kinds of performances.

 

Then how can one go to NYC and not go see Lady Liberty herself, just a short boat ride away from the harbor, you will find the Statue of Liberty. And as if that wasn’t enough, you can even catch a ride on ‘The Beast’ which is a speedboat which moves so fast that you can barely keep your eyes open, but it’s a great way to beat the sun if you are touring in the summers.

 

There is just so much to do in New York City, whether it’s posing with the bull on Wall Street, going to the amazing museums, watching a play on Broadway, or going to a performance in Madison Square Garden. Deciding on what to do is going to be a tough call, but whatever you do, you will surely end up enjoying a lot.

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Best Travel Destinations in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the Entertainment Capital of the world because this city has the production houses for movies, dramas, television shows, and music. The biggest attractions of this city include theme parks, beaches, museums, theaters, cinemas, and the most important is weather that exhibits the beauty of the city. Anyone can find the plenty of attractions that match their interests and moods. Some of the best attractions of this great city are:

  • Venice Beach

In 1909, Tobacco Magnate Abbot Kinney had transformed a marshy stretch of south shoreline of Santa Monica into the Venice of America. One of the attractive things on this beach is the world-famous boardwalk where street performers compete with food stands, shops, and stalls to catch the attention of the visitors. The crowded places on this beach include the skating plaza, body building area, and volleyball courts.

  • Griffith Park and Observatory

This place is the location of one of the most iconic landmarks of Los Angeles, that is “The Griffith Observatory”. This park is counted in one of the biggest municipal parks around the city. The park has green spaces, hilly trails, and also fun-filled attractions of theatre and zoo. The mind-blowing art deco complex in this observatory has a planetarium and a number of telescopes for the public from where visitors can view the stars emerging on the sky and the lights of the city.

  • Disney Land

Walt Disney has the chain of theme parks from which the Disney Land was the first park. This park has been one of the best tourist attraction since 1955. Disney land is the place full of fun and entertainment where costumed performers wander through the park and offer children to encounter with their favorite Disney characters. With the original park, there is a new California Adventure, and Park Hopper is the ticket that allows the visitors to visit both of the parks. The themes in the parks include the Hollywood Land, The Fantasy Land, The Cars Land, The Tomorrow land etc.

  • Hollywood Walk of Fame

In 1950s, the idea to keep the Hollywood glamour alive was conceived by remembering the celebrities with stars embedded into sidewalks. This plan, operated by thy Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, has got a huge success and fame. Almost 10 million visitors walk through this star embedded sidewalk for their favorite singer, actor, or musician every year.

  • Rodeo Drive

The most famous and crowded shopping street of Los Angeles is the Rodeo Drive. There are the showcases of high priced designers’ collections, clothing and luxury accessories that attract the attention of the customers. Anyone can always catch a celebrity shopping for the latest trends and styles. Another attraction of the Rodeo Drive is The Mini Mall that has a European architecture which makes it more like a theme park than a mall. The Rodeo Drive is the hub of fashion, style, and glamour. It can be considered as the hot spot of shopaholic Celebrities.