By Ben Groundwater
Last updated on: January 12, 2018 at 2:25 pm
Forget Times Square. Give Lady Liberty the flick. If you’re heading to New York City and want to have a truly memorable experience, this is the itinerary for you.
1. Hang out at Rockaway Beach
Though it’s hard to impress an Australian with a beach, New York’s Rockaway has a flavour all of its own, and is the perfect destination on a warm summer’s day. Hit the water or taco stands – or both.
2. See a baseball game at Yankee Stadium
There are few sporting venues in the world that are more famous than Yankee Stadium, and an afternoon here is one very well spent. If you happen to miss baseball season, catch a Knicks basketball game at Madison Square Garden, or see the New York Rangers ice hockey team at the same venue.
3. Spend an afternoon in Central Park
Central Park is a colossus: 843 acres of green space, an area that includes a zoo, a theatre, a castle, an Egyptian obelisk, and memorials to Duke Ellington and John Lennon, among others. You could spend days here and not get bored.