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Miscellaneous travel tips, links "must see places" and other Northeastern points of interest .

Before coming to New York, mark your calendar and plan ahead. Choose your desired length of stay to conform with your budget. Check our Summit Website and Fill up the Registration. Indicate your planned tour to join so we have an idea of your planned activities.

What to see at Downtown NYC
* The 9/11 Memorial & Museum, National September 11 Memorial and Museum/ World Trade Center Memorial - Make on-line reservation on this link.
* Wall Street Area: Federal Hall, New York Stock Exchange, Trinity Church, Federal Reserve Bank Bldg.
*Financial Center
*Battery Park, ( where you can take the boat to Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
*Hudson River Park Promenade - Battery Park to Chelsea Piers on 23rd St. - splendid view of Jersey City skyline
*South Street Seaport - with close up view of Brooklyn Bridge
*Whitehall Terminal (for Staten Island Ferry), Governor's Island
*Brooklyn Bridge > Brooklyn promenade
*Chinatown
*The bull bronze statue on Broadway/Bowling Green Station

Midtown-Uptown Manhattan
*Empire State Bldg (34th St and 5th Avenue)
*Highland Park
*Macy's Department Store (34th St)
*Madison Square Garden
*Grand Central Station (42nd Street - East Side)
*Chrysler Bldg
*UN Bldg
*Roosevelt Island
*Times Square (42nd Street - West Side)
*Madame Tussaud Wax Museum
*Chelsea Piers and Convention
*Circle Line Pier
*Radio City Music Hall
*Rockefeller Center
*St. Patrick's Cathedral
*Broadway Theaters
*Fifth Avenue Stores
*Plaza Hotel
*FAO Schwarz Toy Store
*Central Park
*Time Warner Bldg.
*Columbus Circle
*Museum of Natural History
*Metropolitan Museum
*Metropolitan Opera
*Carnegie Hall

For the tour of Manhattan, there are Hop-on and Hop-off double-decker bus tours, but you can also enjoy the walking tour with the help of a city ap and Metrocard, and use the reliable local buses. You can also take the subways (there are subway map at every station and on every subway car) but avoid riding the subways after dark if you are not comfortable and not with a street locals.



For outside of the Borough of Manhattan, you can explore the Borough of Brooklyn by walking across the bridge to Brooklyn and enjoy the beautiful view of Downtown Manhattan Skyline at the Promenade.
Take the free Staten Island Ferry from Whitehall, a scenic 25-minute ride across to Staten Island and enjoy a close look of the Statue of Liberty, Verrazano Bridge, Governor's Island, and Brooklyn Bridge.

For out-of-town tours E-World Tours have reasonable tours for: Niagara Falls, Philadelphia, Maryland and D.C.

Of course, you can join relatives and friend on any of these tours to make your stay and trip more enjoyable.

The above listing is just the tip of the iceberg. There are more points of interest that might not have been included here. Make your own schedule or simply explore the city the way you want.

You can also take a virtual tour of New York City thru https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtCMtC50gwY, a link from the New York City Vacation Travel Guide by Expedia.

FOR COMPLETE GUIDE ABOUT NEW YORK CITY -- "MUST SEE", "PLACES TO VISIT", "MAPS", AND PRACTICALLY EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT NEW YORK CITY, VISIT THIS LINK, http://www.nycgo.com.