With tens of millions of tourists visiting New York City every year, asking “Why to visit New York?” might seem a bit like asking “Why to breathe oxygen?” or “Why eat chocolate cake?”
But at the risk of stating the obvious, and with an assumption that the “aura” of New York City is sometimes more pervasive than even its specific top attractions, here are 5 of the top reasons people tour NYC:
“The Why” of Seeing New York City
1. Times Square: More Than Just the Lights
The flashing, sometimes towering, lights and billboards of Times Square are legendary – reason enough in themselves to make this iconic stop. But Times Square is also a huge shopping and entertainment hub, with Toys R Us, American Girl Place, Lazer Park, Hard Rock Cafe, and a sea-air-space and wax museum ranking among the most popular draws.