Are you planning for a trip? Well it’s the high time you visit New York City. There are many cool things to do in NYC and this makes it a great place for a vacation. If you are looking for a full on hot love affair, New York is the place. Here are some of the cool things to do in NYC.

Make a wish on the Empire State Building

Cool Things to Do in NYC

If you are seeking for a beautiful and romantic view of the moonlight and city lights, Empire State Building is the perfect spot. The coolest thing about making a wish is being able to blow it at 2am. You can visit the epic Art deco building at midnight.

Visit the Slipper Room

the slipper room NYC

If you want to be enchanted, you have to stop by the slipper room and take a picture or a selfie in the gutter out front. This is NYC’s oldest Burlesque and Vaudeville house and it acts as a home to burlesque performers, musicians, fire performers, magicians, aerialists and comedians.

Have a 1870s secret dinner Parisian train car on a rooftop

 Le Train Bleu

So you want to experience real romance? The Le Train Bleu on top of Bloomingdales is one of the best-kept secret well guarded in New York. All you have to do is head to 1000 3 rd Avenue, NY, NY and go in Bloomingdales and go to the 6th floor.

Dance Like you will never dance again

night life in NYC

Nightlife in NYC is awesome. There are so many amazing people who host parties where you get to dance beyond your imagination.

Go and Ride at the Famous Coney Island Cyclone

Coney Island Cyclone

You can’t visit New York and fail to visit this enchanted place. At Coney Island, you can view all the sights, ride the cyclone, visit the famous Coney Island Freak Show, get naughty on the Wonder Wheel and go see Lola Star.

Have a picnic in the Central Park

things to do in New York

Visit the central park and wander around the sights. Some of the Central Park must see include:

Strawberry Fields and the John Lennon “Imagine” Mosaic
Shakespeare Garden
Alice in Wonderland Statue
Conservatory Garden (a perfect place to get engaged)

Attend a Punk Rock Heavy Metal Karaoke

Punk Rock Heavy Metal Karaoke

When it comes to punk rock heavy metal karaoke, NYC has the right joints. You can visit Fontana’s to scream on top of your voice at your favorite punk rock as live bands play behind you.

Go over a dark alley and into a real prohibition Era Bar

back room nyc

You have to visit the Back Room once you are in NY. The Back Room is one of the speakeasies in New York that operated during Prohibition and still exists today. It’s the perfect example of the underbelly of NY past. The Back Room and its history has been featured in many productions such as HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire, New York Speakeasy Tour” and NYC-TV‘s “Secrets of New York.

The Back Room serves beverages in teacups.

Visit the Collection of Egyptian Artifacts at the Brooklyn Museum

Egyptian Artifacts at the Brooklyn Museum

The collection of Egyptian Artifacts is the most impressive in the world. The Brooklyn Museum houses World-Class Egyptian a treasure is not to be missed. Try to go early to beat the crowds and wander the artifacts in awe.

Head Over to the Brooklyn Bridge

brooklyn bridge

During sunset or sunrise, walk over to Brooklyn Bridge to view awesome views and incredible skyline. While at it, grab a slice of pizza at Grimaldi’s and wave at the Statue of Liberty from the bridge.

Forget Broadway, Go see the marvelous immersive theater

sleep no more theater

Visit the Sleep No More and Queen of the Night Theater and be part of the action. Prepare yourself to be surprised.

Check out Secret Underground Parties

underground parties nyc

This is one of the Cool Things to Do in NYC. Visit these underground parties:

Nonsense NYC
Gemini and Scorpio
The Skint

Explore Chinatown

chinatown NYC

If you happen to visit New York during summer, China Town is Manhattan’s most fragrant vibrant neighborhood. You can get a cheap massage and enjoy delicious Chinese food. It’s so real you will even think you are in China.

Eat Your Way through Chelsea Market

chelsea market NYC

Chelsea market is the place to be. This is the perfect place to find the best coffee, baguettes and wine in New York City. You are able to browse in Posman’s Books and at the same time snack on brownies samples.

Go Ice Skating in Central Park?

ice-skating central park

The open-air skating pond inside the beautiful park makes a great perfect for skating. A good place to have fun and it’s not as crowded as Rockefeller Center’s where tourists clog.