Everyone dreams of traveling abroad! Whether to study, practice a new language or just visit and learn about different cultures. During the tours it is common for tourists to visit the most popular places in that reion.
But we like the different, so we are going to bring tips with different tourist spots, little explored and known by tourists.
To start, we chose New York. The Big Apple has an endless list of things to do. Check out the few traditional attractions below to be enchanted and live like a true New Yorker. Let’s go?
Roosevelt Ski Lift
250 meters high over the East River , the Roosevelt Tram connects Manhattan to Roosevelt Island and has a different view of New York. Until 2006 it was the only urban cable car in operation in the United States, and in 2010 it was closed for renovations, operating today with new gondolas and a daily schedule.
Located in the Queens region , Rockaway Beach is one of the Big Apple ‘s most famous beaches . The place has soft sand, has wooden decks where you can sit and sometimes offers good waves for surfers.
South of Manhattan, Governors Island offers spectacular views of New York, especially in the summer, when the parks turn green and the boardwalk takes on shade from the trees. It is possible to visit the museum that tells the history of the island and the remains of the cannons that were used in the Battle of Brooklyn.
The High Line
Created from an old railway line, The High Line Park is a hanging garden made up of more than 500 species of plants. More than 2km long, the place stands out for its architecture on Manhattan ‘s West Side streets and all the urban intervention that happens in the surroundings.
Let’s take a virtual tour of The High Live Park? Click here !
Located next to the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island was used as a gateway for about 12 million immigrants who arrived in the United States between the 19th and 20th centuries. Today it is a museum that tells the story of foreigners entering the territory North American.
Now that you know the other side of this incredible city, how about indicating these places to your friends or putting them on your travel itinerary? Stay tuned that soon we will bring you another Saia do Commons, our next stop will be Barcelona, Spain.
But for now, are we going to take the virtual tour of some museums around the metropolis? Through the Google Arts & Culture platform , we have access to all museums that offer the resource. You can also take a 360 ° tour of the main points of New York without leaving your home. See you next time!