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RV Life Style - 100 Best Things to do in New York 18/20

The state of New York is in the north-eastern part of the USA. It is the fourth most populated state in the USA. The largest city is New York City where there is a population of over 8.55 million. You will find a diverse geography here, with mountains and oceans, rivers and lakes.

There are many interesting landmarks throughout the state including some of the most visited places in the world. There are over 200 colleges and universities in the state, some of which have been ranked in the top 40 in the world.

Cuisine is vastly different in every area you visit, depending on the culture of the inhabitants. Be prepared to try different types of food, and explore the many places in the state. Don’t be afraid to ask questions – New Yorkers will gladly tell you all about their state!


86. Public Library, New York

Outside the library you will see two enormous Tennessee marble lions, which are named Patience and Fortitude.
The interior of the library is nothing short of regal, a perfect setting for reading a book or two.
Make sure you find the Rose main reading Room which is over 300 feet long with the most amazing chandeliers and ceiling murals.
An interesting point here is that the library was the scene for the quip ‘Back off, I’m a scientist’ from the movie Ghostbusters.
Spend a morning browsing the old and new books.


87. The Finger Lakes

You will find these lakes in Rochester. They are well-known for outdoor activities, such as biking and boating, hunting, and fishing. They are also known for fine golf courses, vineyards, and breweries.
Check out the NY wine and culinary center where you can taste the most delicious food paired with the perfect wine.
You can book accommodation or take an RV here.
Breweries and Cideries are to be found in this region. There are hotels, motels, resorts and camp-grounds all around the lakes. This is a great place to take an RV, stay a few days and explore the area.


88. The Frick Collection

This art museum is to be found on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. You will find the collection of works by Henry Clay Frick which date from 1849 – 1919. The Frick is one of the most prestigious small art museums in the USA.
Make sure you look out for the collection of old master paintings and the fine furniture, which has its own gallery.
The paintings are still displayed as Frick had arranged them. The gallery hosts small, temporary exhibits frequently, displaying the works of European artists. There is also a collection of sculptures and porcelain.
Allow at least a half day to see the entire museum.


89. Bryant Park

This is a privately-owned park in the Manhattan district, between 5th and 6th streets. The park was designed by landscape artist Hann/Olin Ltd in 1988, and is very close to the library.
The park is well-known for the lush gardens, al fresco dining, and free activities, so if you are at a loss for something to do with your kids, then check out the upcoming events at the park.
Grab some lunch and join a group. In the winter months the ice rink is open.


90. Sheep Meadow

This fifteen-acre field is right in the center of Central Park. No organizes sports events are permitted as the park is only for families to enjoy. The field is preserved for relaxation and picnicking in the summer months.
Many years ago, sheep used to graze in the park, but now the park and local tavern are there for the enjoyment of the public.

Be aware that each year the park closes in winter for maintenance and to get it ready for the following year, so plan to visit in the summer months.



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