Visit America – New York City Travel Guide and Chicago Top Attractions

Visit America – New York City Travel Guide and Chicago Top Attractions

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When visiting American two cities should be on your shortlist: New York and Chicago.

As far as tourism is concerned you won’t find more world class cities to visit in the United States that offer as many different options for festivals, arts, entertainment and dining.

NYC, USA and Chi-town really have it all and in our travel video guide we’ll recommend some of the top things to do in both cities.

Without a doubt these two iconic cities offer some of the best things to do in America.

Come for all of the attractions and stay for the fun of it.

50 Things to do in New York City Top Attractions Travel Guide:

1 Grand Central Terminal
2 The High Line
3 Meatpacking District
4 Greenwich Village
5 Brooklyn Bridge
6 Williamsburg
7 Street Art in Williamsburg
8 Prospect Park
9 Dumbo
10 New York Style Pizza
11 Bryant Park
12 New York Public Library
13 Staten Island Ferry
14 Statue of Liberty
15 Battery Park
16 Little Italy
17 Little Korea
18 Chinatown
19 Coney Island
20 Mermaid Parade
21 The Cloisters
22 Harlem’s Apollo Theatre
23 Soul Food in Harlem at Sylvia’s
24 World Trade Center Memorial
25 Trinity Church
26 Wall Street
27 Lincoln Center
28 Ride a Bicycle
29 Watch a New York Yankees baseball game at Yankee Stadium
30 MET Museum (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
31 Flatiron Building
32 Washington Square Park
33 NYU (New York University)
34 National Museum of the American Indian
35 Museum of Natural History
36 Times Square
37 MOMA (Museum of Modern Art)
38 Roosevelt Island Tramway
39 Fifth Avenue Shopping
40 Rockefeller Center
41 Empire State Building
42 Carnegie Hall
43 Central Park
44 Strawberry Fields
45 Street Food
46 Catch a Broadway Theatre Performance
47 Madison Square Garden
48 African Burial Ground
49 Columbus Circle
50 Take the Subway Metro

35 Things to do in Chicago top attractions travel guide:

1) Chicago Architecture and Chicago River Walk
2) Chicago River Boat Trip
3) Kayaking along the Chicago River
4) Cloud Gate – The Bean
5) Millennium Park
6) Pavilion ‘Free Shows’
7) Art Institute of Chicago
8) Watch a Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field
9) Eat Deep Dish Pizza
10) Visit the sky deck at Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower)
11) Stroll around the University of Chicago campus
12) Check out the Oriental Institute of History
13) Marvel and escape the bustle at Osaka Garden
14) Enjoy an afternoon or evening at Wicker Park
15) Relax and escape at Humboldt Park
16) Check out the Dinosaur exhibits at the Chicago Field Museum
17) Visit the Shedd Aquarium – the largest indoor one in the world
18) Watch a Chicago Blackhawks game at the United Center
19) Check out the ‘Borders’ exhibit at Solti Gardens of Grant Park
20) Admire Buckingham Fountain during the day or at night
21) View the Chicago skyline from the Hancock Center
22) Spend an afternoon having fun at Navy Pier
23) Wander around Lincoln Park Zoo and Conservatory
24) Work out or get a tan at North Avenue Beach
25) Laugh your head off watching improv at The Second City
26) Test your mind playing the Zombie Game
27) Go shopping or people watching along the Magnificent Mile
28) Take the Chicago ‘El or ‘L’ CTA metro system
29) Watch an NFL football game (Chicago Bears) at Soldier Field
30) Check out the entirely free Money Museum
31) Ride a bicycle in downtown Chicago
32) Spend time at the Museum of Science and Technology
33) Marvel at the architectural wonder known as Robbie House
34) Rest your legs by taking a Chicago city tour by Segway
35) Check out a performance at Chicago Theatre

Music in this video courtesy of Audio Network

This is part of our Travel in the United State of America series. We’re making a series of videos showcasing American culture, American arts, American foods, American cuisine, American religion and American people.

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All photos and video taken by Samuel Jeffery (Nomadic Samuel) and Audrey Bergner (That Backpacker).
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    For sure.
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  4. Chicago really is the greatest city on earth! And Chicago really has two downtown's. The section south of the main branch of the river where the famous Loop is which holds the Financial and theater districts, Shopping theaters and cultural places on State Street including the State Street Macy's store, Jewelers Row, All the Metra Terminals that surround it over and under the city. All the CTA El trains and Subway lines converge there plus Millennium Park and the Museum Campus, Northerly Island and Soldier Field. Plus many of the world tallest towers and underground roadways. The Pedway. The River walk and outdoor art sculptures.  And LaSalle Street known as the canyon due to all the buildings  in the Finance District exchanges more money than any place in the world including Wall street.  Plus the many different draw bridges.

    Then the section north of the River's main branch has Michigan Avenue (Magnificent Mile) worlds best shopping street plus Oak Street VERY exclusive shopping.  The night life of Rush and Division Streets,  River North Art District and Furniture districts,  Restaurant Row/District and the Gold Coast plus more super tall towers every where.  And Navy Pier!  Plus more beautiful beaches and lakefronts on both parts of Downtown .

    Take a great boat tour on the river/lake or one of the cool bus tours.  Go to Navy Pier or Millennium Park or to the observatory at either the Willis or Hancock towers.  Go to one of the many world class museums or theaters or to Lincoln Park Zoo.  Shop on the Magnificent Mile "Michigan Avenue"or Oak Street in the Gold Coast or State Street in the Loop or maybe Jewelers Row on Wabash in the Loop.  Take an El train or Subway ride. Walk the River walk or along the Lake or hang out at one of the many beaches. Go to an art gallery in the River North Art District.

  5. Dear Sam and Audrey I loved ur videos. I am a huge fan of you guys. 

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