Whether you live in New York full time or just love to visit the city, you are likely looking for the latest and greatest attractions to enjoy. In recent years there have been some incredible new additions to the city including some of the skinniest skyscrapers in the world and one of the nicest mixed use developments in the entire country. There has even been a man made island built that provides visitors a breathtaking view of the New York City skyline from a new perspective. In this article we will discuss some of the coolest new attractions to enjoy in NYC on your next visit.
Little Island in New York City
Little Island is the newest addition to the long list of beautiful and unique parks in New York City. This little island was designed to look like a leaf floating in the river and offers New Yorkers a unique connection between urban living and nature. Featuring plenty of green space, walking paths and even an amphitheater, Little Island is a great place to visit by yourself or with your entire family. In addition to offering a great view of manhattan, Little Island also offers education opportunities where kids and adults alike can learn about nature and the interesting creatures that live in it. Little Island is a must check out for both native New Yorkers and visitors.
The Vessel at Hudson Yards
Hudson Yards is New York’s Newest and most extravagant mixed use development, consisting of multiple enormous and beautifully designed skyscrapers, Hudson Yards is an instantly recognizable feature of the Manhattan skyline. In the heart of Hudson Yards there is a unique sculpture that can actually be climbed. Many think it looks like a pine cone but the sculpture is actually called the Vessel. The Vessel is a large bronze structure located in Hudson Yards that serves as a centerpiece of the outdoor space. Its unique design is satisfying and awe inspiring. If you are visiting New York you can’t miss the opportunity to check out the Vessel and enjoy shopping in the mall located immediately beside it. Afterwords you can even hop on the High Line greenway for another unique New York experience.
New York is full of unique new experiences. Designers, artists and architects are always looking for the next great thing to add to the city. The next time you visit New York or have free time to check out some of these awesome new attractions in New York, we encourage you to do so. Comment below and share some insight about your favorite attractions in Manhattan.