The NYC skyline is one scenic view that you can barely get enough of it. For the first-timers in the city and those who have been there before, you will always get a new experience when you view it from different spots. Each spot gives a different experience from the other. To visit the city, it would be advisable that you get a plan so that you know what place will interest you and make you want to pay a visit. Here some of the spots where you can get to view the NYC skyline.
1. From Brooklyn Park
The park is very calm and lovely that gives you a view of the NYC skyline. Shake Shack is a joint that some locals describe it as serving the best burger in town; it is the place you can grab a burger when your stomach begins to churn as you observe the skyscrapers. The view you get from the spot is stunning for all the tall building that you can see, especially during the day.
2. Top of the rock
This is the only observation deck where you ascend seventy floors to enjoy the view while relaxed at the rooftop bar. To spot serves you best to view the nearest district and a gorgeous view over the Central Park. For adults, you only pay $32. You have the option to book the ticket in advance, or you can buy it on the spot.
3. The Empire State Building
Having viewed the skyline from the Top of the Rock, you may want to get a view of the city at the sunset time and maybe take a special photo. The Empire State Building is an impressive skyscraper that is hard to miss; it is the place you get to have the evening view.
To make the best out of it, around September is the best time to visit there and be sure to arrive early not to miss the sunset, it better finds you there.
4. The Brooklyn Bridge
You can choose to either walk on the bridge or run. Many people who have visited New York perceive the bridge as the best way and place to reunite as they enjoy the scenic view of the NYC skyline. Particularly, when you are at the bridge in the evening or night, the lights give the city and the skyline a glamorous look.
5. Ship Cruise around Manhattan
One of the best ways to experience the NYC skyline is taking a cruise ship around the Manhattan. You have a view from various angles. Some of the views that cannot be seen from the various spots are better experienced from the ship. It does not cost much, $42 will ferry you to Staten Island, and it is worth it. However, if you want to enjoy the ride and the view for free, there is always the ferry where you do not have to pay anything.
In addition to the experience from the spots mentioned above, a helicopter ride and Hoboken are other spots that you can explore. Make sure you have chosen the best spots that will give you the best experience and view the NYC skyline and take a photo for memory sake.