Going to New York is a dream come true as there are so many things to see and do in the area. It’s so important to plan in advance where you want to go, so you make the most of your time in the city that doesn’t sleep. Times Square is one of the major draws to the city, with all it’s shops, restaurants, and shows that are a must-see. Here are some things you must do in Times Square!
Eat something off a food stall
While you are walking around New York, you will find food stalls situated on every corner. Times Square is no exception, with so many food stalls and trucks where you can buy a delicious pretzel or hot dog. You can then eat it while you’re walking around Times Square. You need to try something off the stall before you head home, as it’s often some of the best food in New York. You need to ensure you ask them how much it is before they pass you it, otherwise you could end up getting ripped off! But buying something off a stall is often a lot cheaper than heading to a restaurant in Times Square.
See a showIf you are going to Times Square, you need to see a show on Broadway. They have some of the best shows in the world with top class singing and choreography. You should check out the shows before you go; see if you can find some good deals on seats. You can buy some tickets on the day at a reduced rate but go early as they sell out quickly. It’s something you will remember forever. Be careful if it’s late when you come out of the show as there are many thieves around at night! Keep your belongings with you at all times to keep them safe while you’re in Times Square.
Visit the shopsShopping is a big draw for people going to New York with a lot of the shops being situated in Times Square. There are a lot of high street fashion stores such as Forever 21 and H&M being situated here. You can also find some unique stores around Times Square, as well as shops for chocolate fans with a giant M&M and Hershey store. Macy’s, the largest department store in the world, is situated nearby and is a must-see if you are heading to Times Square!
Go to a bar
Another thing you must do when you are in Times Square is to go and party. There are so many bars which do fantastic cocktails that you need to try, and there are several clubs where you can go and party. There is always something going on in Times Square, so don’t forget just to have a wander and enjoy the atmosphere. As people say, it’s a city that never sleeps and everything does stay open till the early morning!