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Fun Things To Do Over Spring Break


Spring break in New York City offers an array of exciting activities to explore. From iconic landmarks to hidden gems, the city bursts with energy and possibilities. Here are five must-do experiences for an unforgettable spring break:

  1. Explore Central Park: As the weather warms up, Central Park becomes a haven for outdoor activities. Rent a bike or simply take a leisurely stroll through the park’s winding paths. Don’t miss popular spots like Bethesda Terrace, the Central Park Zoo, and the iconic Bow Bridge for Instagram-worthy moments.


  1. Visit Museums: NYC is home to some of the world’s most renowned museums, many of which offer special programs and exhibitions during spring break. Check out the American Museum of Natural History for fascinating exhibits on dinosaurs and space exploration, or head to the Museum of Modern Art to discover cutting-edge contemporary art.


  1. Experience Broadway: Treat yourself to the magic of Broadway with a dazzling theater performance. From beloved classics like “The Lion King” and “Wicked” to newer hits like “Hamilton” and “Dear Evan Hansen,” there’s a show for every taste. Pro tip: Check for discounted tickets at TKTS booths in Times Square for last-minute deals.


  1. Explore Chelsea Market: Foodies will love exploring the eateries and shops at Chelsea Market. Sample gourmet treats from artisanal bakeries, grab a bite at one of the food stalls, and browse unique shops for souvenirs and gifts. Don’t forget to snap a photo in front of the iconic Chelsea Market sign.


  1. Take a Ferry Ride: Get a different perspective of the city by taking a ferry ride. Hop aboard the Staten Island Ferry for stunning views of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline, or cruise along the Hudson River for breathtaking vistas of landmarks like the One World Trade Center and the Empire State Building.


With so much to see and do, spending spring break in NYC promises endless adventures and memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you’re exploring the great outdoors, immersing yourself in culture and history, or indulging in culinary delights, the city offers something for everyone to enjoy.

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Sophia Megahed-Villeda
Sophia Megahed-Villeda, Editor/Reporter
Sophia Megahed-Villeda is a junior at McClancy. She enjoys discussing and learning about current events, which led her to join the school newspaper. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, debate, reading, crocheting, working out, and hanging out with her friends and family.

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