Spending a Day in Midtown Manhattan for Under $30

New York, New York Guide (B): Spending a Day in Midtown Manhattan for Under $30

Midtown is arguably one of the best places to go sightseeing in New York City. It’s also one of the easiest places to visit on a budget since so many things are free, which is why it’s this weeks “Day on a Dime”. Although this area of the city is beautiful in the summer, there is something magical about visiting it in the winter. Midtown becomes so festive with the holidays. From ice skating rinks and holiday shops to twinkle lights and Christmas trees it is truly beautiful. In the spirit of things, I forced my friends Lisi and Pat to join me on another adventure.

The day started in Columbus Circle where we admired the famous globe statue. Randomly, I ran into one of my friends from college. As big as New York City is, sometimes it can feel like such a small world. After a quick hello, we trotted into the traffic circle where the statue of Christopher Columbus stands surrounded by water fountains. Then, we made our way to the Shops at Columbus Circle, which is a high end mall. If you take the elevators upstairs, there is a spectacular view of Columbus Circle and Central Park. Even if you can’t afford to shop in this high end mall, it’s a great place to wander around and admire all of the beautiful things it has to offer. There are a few stores which are affordable though including an H&M. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Spending a Day in Midtown Manhattan for Under $30
Guide Location: USA » New York
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Columbus Circle   Shops at Columbus Circle   Viva la Crepe   Times Square   Marriott Hotel   Bryant Park   New York Public Library   Grand Central Terminal   Rockefeller Center   Saks Fifth Avenue   St. Patrick’s Cathedral   53rd and 6th Avenue   LOVE sign   MOMA   Éclair Bakery  
Author: Michelle Della Giovanna
Read it on author's website: http://www.fulltimeexplorer.com/spending-day-midtown-manhattan-budget/

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