Entertainment and Recreation in New York City has no limits. Whether you are a citizen of this extraordinary city or just a visitor you will always find entertainment and recreation activities that will satisfy all you needs and will fulfill your dreams.
Possibly the most unique aspect of New York City is that it exists as a series of five boroughs ' Manhattan, The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. Each borough has its own specific set of cultural and social attractions as well as its own history and conglomeration of diverse peoples, neighborhoods, and the events.
Experience the magic of New York City at the height of its splendor. From window shopping to people watching, it is easy to get caught up in the pulse of Manhattan. Why not see the City in all its glory with the most complete and flexible tour around? Tour and entertainment agencies in the City have a variety of tours around New York City. You may hop on a New York Double Decker Tour bus! You can take Manhattan by storm and visit the best attractions around like Rockefeller Center, Times Square, and The Empire State Building. Be sure you will definitely find humongous entertainment there. See how different neighborhoods celebrate the season, like Greenwich Village, SoHo, Little Italy, and Chinatown, not mention a gala of historical landmarks and hotspots. Enjoy New York Double Decker Tours 2 hour tour, or 'Go as you please' tour, getting on and off as often as you like at various points of interest. While Manhattan is 13.4 miles long and 2.3 miles wide, it certainly can be overwhelming.
Television has a leading role in the entertainment industry. Ever wish you had the inside scoop into the goings on of an exciting television studio? Learn some of the fascinating secrets of television production as you visit the fabulous NBC Studio Experience. The National Broadcasting Company hour long tour visits the Saturday Night Live studio and the set of the NFL on NBC. Remember some of your favorite past and present programs that have given NBC its winning reputation. You will also have a chance to see yourself on TV in the ministudio built just for you. It is located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza at 50th St., between 5th & 6th Avenues.
Feast your eyes on the magnificence of Lincoln Center, the largest performing arts complex in the world and one of New York's the most popular places of entertainment and recreation. The Center's Fountain Plaza is surrounded by the New York City Ballet, New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera House, Avery Fisher Hall, and Alice Tully Hall. Visit them at 70th Lincoln Plaza and 65th Street.
For something really different, take a ride on The Beast Speedboat Ride. Experience New York's fastest speedboat, The Beast. Zoom across the water at a heart-pounding 45mph. Fly under famous bridges and race past the skyscrapers.
Circle Line Sightseeing & Entertainment Cruises takes sightseeing to a higher level with1, 2 and 3-hour sightseeing cruises. Circle Line is the only cruise that offers a Full Island Cruise where passenger see all of Manhattan 5 boroughs and over 25 famous landmarks. If you are looking for a little night life, the Seaport Music Cruises features jazz, blues and jammin 105 oldies as well as DJ Dance.
One of the the best places of entertainment and recreation in New York City for kids and adults is Bronx Zoo. Lions, giraffes, zebras, and cheetahs are just a few of the Zoo's most popular wildlife you will encounter.
You will not get bored in Madison Square Garden. Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan on Seventh Avenue (between 31st & 33rd Sts.) Madison Square Garden has been hoisting spectacular entertainment since 1879. From concerts to sport events, to ice shows and rodeos, the Garden is home to 400 presentations yearly.
Do not forget about Rockefeller Center. Built in the 1930's by John D. Rockefeller, it is the largest privately owned business and entertainment complex in the world. It is home to Radio City Music Hall, NBC Studios, 35 restaurants and specialty shops, and of course the fabulous ice skating rink. It's a great place to browse. Window shop or take pictures amidst the beautiful promenade. You can alwys take in an hour of ice skating in the heart of Manhattan.
Fond of arts and crafts? Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Famous throughout the world, the Met's comprehensive permanent collections include Greek, Roman, Egyptian, European, Eastern and Pre-20th Century art and 20th Century Art.
The Brooklyn Museum is one of the oldest and largest museums in the United States. It contains one and a half million works of art ranging from ancient Egyptian masterpieces (among the finest in the world) to cutting edge contemporary art. Located at Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
The American Museum of Natural History is the largest natural history museum in the world. It exhibits over 30 million artifacts and specimens and displays the largest collection of dinosaurs, spider fossils and whale skeletons in the world. One of its most popular exhibits is its 94 foot long Blue Whale. Central Park, West at 79th Street.
To cut a long story short do not waste your time either living in New York City or visiting it. Use any chance to enjoy the entertainment and recreation activities the City offers. Forget about daily routine and let all the joys of the City be yours.