New York is great for tourists. I live here, so I’m seldom a
tourist, but I suggest:
Take a ride on the CIRCLE LINE. It’s a boat trip around Manhattan
Island… well worth the time and money. You can get the boat on 12th
Avenue at 42nd Street.
Chinatown, along Canal Street, there’s a great Super Market, Home
Goods kind of store that sells every type of condiment know to man
it seems on the ground level along with Chinese herbs and odd
goodies; and on the bottom level, the most gorgeous selection of
pottery and dishware.
Literally across Canal from this store on a side street, have dinner
in Little Italy.
9th Avenue from the 40’s up has a string of small and excellent
Visit the Museum of Natural History and spend some time in their
GLORIOUS “Gems and Minerals” room! and then visit the adjacent
Hayden Planetarium and see their “sky show.”
Don’t miss Central Park. It is right across from the main entrance
of the Museum of Natural HIstory.
6th Avenue from 37th Street has bead stores open to the public.
Metalliferous, famous for silver, tools and findings is on 46th
Street between 6th and 5th Avenues.
And, the world’s largest department store, MACY’S, looms large on
6th Avenue at 34th street.
On Sunday, visit the indoor flea markets… some in a large garage
on 25th Street between 7th and 5th Avenues
Lincoln Center for Ballet, Opera and Classical Music; The Village
And that’s just for starters!!!