New York Itinerary: What to Do and See in 3 Days in NYC

Known for its Empire State Building, Times Square, Statue of Liberty and Trade Center, New York is a city of fascinations in the state of New York. The city of marvels is a perfect place to enjoy the good quality time, away from your daily glitches.

Rich with skyscrapers, defined with an infinite impression of both electric and calm places, a crowd full of energy and significant landmarks, it should be your next to-do-thing.

A large number of tourists from all around the world are one of the reasons why the city never sleeps. It has become one of the best getaways, especially in the summer, when folks travel in for a brief and cheap vacation. To make any traveling destination economical and time-saving, some planning is required, whether it be hiring a professional help of a renowned travel agency to book your accommodation or searching and booking DWT discounted flights. We have developed a 4-days itinerary to make the best of your time in the New York City and discover what this magnificent city has to surprise you.

Day 1:

You can board a flight to NYC from anywhere in theAr world, as there is no shortage of flights to NYC. But try to catch a flight that lands at night so you can take a nap as soon as you get to your hotel and start your trip in the city early in the morning.

After enjoying a New Yorker breakfast, head to a sightseeing tour for your New York City’s first adventure. Your first destination should be the undisputed sixth tallest building in the world, One World Trade Center, which is right next to the footprints of the 9/11 terrorist-attacked original World Trade Center buildings. The observatory is from where you can catch a mesmerizing glimpse to the Statue of Liberty, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and New Jersey. If you are interested to find out more about the original World Trade Center buildings, you can head to the 9/11 Memorial Plaza, which is basically a park on the grounds of the once Twin Towers, and the 9/11 Memorial Museum.

Next, head to The Oculus, or the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, which is an amazing train station. You can also grab lunch there. From there, you can take a stroll down Wall Street.

In the evening, go to take a ride on the Staten Island Ferry to have some of the amazing views of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan Skyline. From there, go for dinner to Piccola Cucina Osteria for amazing traditional Sicilian food.

Day 2:

Start your day early so you can see as much as possible. Begin your second day by taking a trip to The Modern Museum of Art to see an amazing collection of art such as The Persistence of Memory by Dali, the Starry Night by Van Gogh, and works of art by Matisse, Monet, and Picasso, etc. Next, go to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the biggest museums, The Guggenheim Museum, filled with modern works of art and Tenement Museum, where you will learn about immigrants in America.

For lunch, make a stop at The Black tap famous for its incredible milkshakes and desserts.

If you are a fan of FRIENDS, you might already know of Central Park. You can take great snaps at Bow Bridge, Belvedere Castle, Strawberry Fields, Sheep Meadow, and The Mall.

Spend the rest of your day exploring Manhattan, most of which you might have already seen in Gossip Girl. Some great hotels such as The Plaza is in Manhattan. Strolling down the Fifth Avenue will take you to St. Patrick’s Cathedral. You can take a quick food tour in Manhattan.

From Manhattan, go to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, which are connected with Battery Park by ferries. Your next stop is the Grand Central Station, inside which is Grand Central Market where you can have fruits, pasta, cheese, and wine etc.

Day 3

Your last day in New York has arrived. Start your day by heading to the Rockefeller Center. Climb to the top of the center, Top of the Rock, which is an observation deck, for a spectacular view of the Central Park, Harlem, Bronx, and the Empire State Building etc. Next, head to the crowded, chaotic and ever-changing Times Square, the billboards keep getting bigger and better every year and the street performers keep getting crazier there. If you have time, do watch a Broadway Show, tickets of which you can get from Times Square, which is your last stop.

Spend the second of your day exploring Brooklyn. Of course, you can’t see all of Brooklyn in such a short time, therefore, try picking up some historic neighborhoods, grab lunch at the amazing food scenes, enjoy some of the Manhattan skyline, Brooklyn Bridge, and use the subway before you get back to the airport to catch your plane.