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New York – The Ultimate Destination

New York Skyline

New York City is, with very little question, the most spectacular city on earth. Its stunning skyline, its enchanting people, its abundant restaurants and its general over-the-top-ness makes it the most sought after U.S destination for males throughout Ireland.

This list will be the top ten things to do when they visit New York City.

Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden

If you enjoy sports you simply MUST visit Madison Square Garden. If you go to Madison Square Garden there is a chance you will get to watch the New York Knicks (basketball), New York Rangers (ice hockey) or if you are interested there is a chance that you will catch a UFC, boxing or WWE event.

Book your tickets in advance at http://www.thegarden.com/

Location: 4 Pennsylvania Avenue

New York Smith and Wollensky

Smith and Wollensky

Smith and Wollensky in New York is quite simply the king of all steak houses. Located on 49th and 3rd Smith and Wollensky has the BEST steaks you will ever taste. If any advice can be given before attending Smith and Wollensky: 1. Make sure to book in advance and 2. Make sure to leave plenty of room – the steaks are MASSIVE.

Book Smith and Wollensky today at http://www.smithandwollenskynyc.com/reservations/

Location: 49th and 3rd

Renissance Bar New York

Renaissance Bar

If you are an Irish male and visiting New York it is pretty much guaranteed that you will want to go for at least one drink. There is a massive selection of trendy bars throughout New York. However, if you want to combine comfort, style and luxury it is impossible to see past Renaissance Bar based at the heart of Times Square. The view from the bar is like nothing else.

See more details at Renaissance at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/nycrt-renaissance-new-york-times-square-hotel/

Location: Times Square

USS Intrepid New York

USS Intrepid

If you are visiting New York and interested in U.S history the USS Intrepid based at Pier 86 at 46th Street and 12th Avenue. The history at the Intrepid is insane. Get to see the aircraft carrier itself with some of the other mind-blowing features which include The USS Enterprise (space shuttle), a Concord and submarine too.

To find out more or to book your visit on The Intrepid please visit: https://www.intrepidmuseum.org/

Location: Pier 86 46th Street and 12 Avenue

Macys New York


New York is a place where you can update your style with ease and affordability (provided you shop in the correct places). Macy’s is located at 151 W 34 Street and is the largest store in New York. Macy’s has a mix of high-end luxury products as well as better value and stylish products too. If you have any desire for smart and stylish clothes Macy’s in for (be warned too, bring your best style as New Yorkers are seriously stylish.

Macy’s website can be seen at https://www.macys.com/

Location: 151 W 34 Street

Dizzy's Jazz Coca Cola

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Jazz music is a massive part of the Manhattan way. Visit Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola based at 10 Columbus Circle to be blown away by the world’s most amazing music. If you are going as a couple this place has the potential to earn you mega brownie points.

Location: 10 Columbus Circle

Central Park New York

Central Park

Central Park is simply un-missable. Located at the very heart of New York City Central Park has some of the most breathtaking scenery anywhere and it is located in one of the world’s largest cities. Upon entering Central Park you will quickly realise just how incredible it is.

Website: http://www.centralparknyc.org/?referrer=https://www.google.ie/

Trump Tower

Trump Tower

A controversial inclusion, for sure, but located on 725 5th Avenue is the 58 story Trump Tower. Trump Tower is the iconic building developed by a then-very young and current U.S President Donald Trump.

The building is located in close proximity to Central Park and something to see if you take any interest in U.S politics. The Trump Tower boasts a bar, coffee shop and place to but Trump’s book and other merchandise (if you are that way inclined). Trump Tower is open to the general public between 8 am and 10 pm.

Trump Tower is a building where some celebrities past and present have held residency including Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruce Willis.

Website: http://www.trumptowerny.com/

Location: 725 5th Avenue

World Trade Centre

One World Trade Centre – New York

One World Trade Centre located in lower Manhattan is the tallest building in the western hemisphere and in the top ten in the entire world. The location of one of the defining moments of the past century.

Website: http://www.wtc.com/

Location: 285 Fulton Street

Citizen M New York

Citizen M Hotel – New York

Citizen M Hotel is a relatively new hotel located on the corner of Broadway and 50th Street (about a two-minute walk from Times Square.

This hotel is a single male or couples dream. Incredible, a plethora of modern facilities, a jaw-dropping location and most importantly – wonderful prices. If you are visiting New York – you simply cannot look past Citizen M.

Book Citizen M: https://www.citizenm.com/destinations/new-york/new-york-times-square-hotel

Location: Broadway and 50th Street

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