As exciting and beautiful as NYC is all year long it is even more so during the holiday season. For anyone who wants to enjoy the season in the most exciting way possible, a trip to NYC is a great idea. Here are some of the best places to visit in NYC during the holidays.
Many of the famous department stores in the city have elaborate window displays during the holidays. These displays are breathtaking and can’t be found anywhere else in the world. Some of the department store displays worth checking out are Barney’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s at Herald Square and Lord & Taylor. Window shopping is a fun and unique experience when tourists visit these department stores.
Rockefeller Center is also a great place to go during the holiday season. This is where visitors will find the official Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. Every year a prime time special is broadcast live to mark the lighting of the tree. This special always includes musical performances by some of the most popular singers across various genres of music.
The Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular is a stage show that delights tourists every holiday season. The hour and a half show features performances by the world famous and the show is great for people of all ages. This show generally begins early in November and runs until the end of December.
Official NYC Tour Busses run their Holiday Lights Tours every year. This tour includes NYC Landmarks such as Bryant Park, Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall, among other famous attractions.
While staying in NYC during the holiday season tourists are urged to stay in a Times Square hotel due to their convenient locations and breathtaking city views.