New York is one of the most recognizable and iconic cities in the world. The centerpiece of countless movies, television shows, and books, the Big Apple is the most populous city in the United States, and arguably the most famous. The city is home to over 8 million people, and each of its five boroughs is like a city on its own. The New York Metropolitan Area surrounding the city is also one of the biggest in the U.S., spanning portions of New York, New Jersey, and upper Connecticut.
Each of the five boroughs — Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island — has its own unique character and set of attractions. There is so much to do in New York, it would take a lifetime to see everything — but you can get started with a charter bus rental from Metropolitan Shuttle.
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New York City is a “world city,” a hub of finance, fashion, style and culture. It’s high on the list of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, and attracts millions of tourists each year. Although the city is laid out in a grid, getting around by car or local transportation may not be for the faint of heart. It’s much easier to rent a bus in NYC and see the sights in comfort and safety.
Here are just a few of the many things to see and do in New York City.
Interested in the history of immigration to the United States? You could take a school bus rental in NYC to Battery Park and board a ferry to Ellis Island, where you can see the iconic Statue of Liberty up close, immerse yourself in the many exhibits and displays of Ellis Island, and learn about the history of immigration from a guided tour.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
You could spend a week’s vacation on the Met alone. New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has over two million works of art on display, spread over seventeen departments. The Met is the largest and most-visited museum in the world — perfect for a school bus rental and a long day trip (or three).
Quite possibly the most recognized park in the world, Central Park is 843 acres of green, open from 6 am to 1 am. There is always something happening here, and so many ways to see it: a bike tour, carriage ride, walking tour, or 5K fun run. Your group could take a minibus rental to the edge of the park and stay for hours.
One World Observatory
For the most spectacular view in New York City, visit the One World Observatory. Located at the top of One World Trade Center, the observatory offers a breathtaking vista of the entire city that literally has to be seen to be believed. Get a once-in-a-lifetime view of the Big Apple from a hundred and one floors up.
Shopping and Theater
New York City and especially Manhattan offers great shopping opportunities. You can find high-end fashion boutiques along 5th Avenue and some excellent bargains at Century 21 stores. You can do a lot in one day if you follow our article on how to plan a one-day bus trip to NYC.
NYC Party Bus Rental
Metropolitan Shuttle prides itself on being one of the safest and most reliable charter bus companies in NYC — or anywhere else. From minibuses to shuttle vans to full-blown party bus rentals, we have vehicles and drivers to fit any transportation need. Start your trip to New York City in style by calling 1-866-556-3545 or contacting us for a free quote today.