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Things to do in New York City: New York City Photos

Photo Opportunities are around every corner in New York City! In this latest NYC Travel Blog article, ‘Things to do in New York City: New York City Photos’ we give you tips on some of the most photographed and most ‘Instagram-worthy’ locations in the city!

April 16, 2020

No matter when you visit New York City, there are countless photo opportunities to capture, including famous attractions, landmarks, parks, monuments and more.

In this latest NYC Travel Blog article; 'Things to do in New York City: New York City Photos' – we highlight just some of the top ‘Instagram-worthy’ photo opportunities to enjoy during your next visit to the city.

This is in no way meant to be a complete list of ‘Top Photo Spots in New York’, in fact we will publish a follow up article to showcase additional photo spots in the coming months!

Now, on to the list!

Central Park in Summer
Central Park in the Summertime.

Central Park: O.k., let's just begin with one of the most photographed and visited landmarks in New York City - Central Park. This amazing park offers many beautiful photo opportunities during each season of the year.


Columbus Circle in New York City
Columbus Circle

Columbus Circle: Located on the southwest corner of Central Park, Columbus Circle is a popular gathering point for many residents and visitors. Just behind this viewpoint is the very popular mall, 'The Shops at Columbus Circle.'


Rockefeller Center during the Holidays
Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center: The Holiday Season is a particularly wonderful time to be in the city and to take photographs of the many seasonal displays, store window decorations and of course, the Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center.


Fifth Avenue Subway sign
Fifth Avenue Subway mosaic sign

Details of New York: There are many 'details' of New York that may not see 'photo-worthy' but they are often beautiful elements that you may walk by everyday of your visit and you may never appreciate the beauty that they contribute to the city. For example, this old 'Fifth Avenue' mosaic subway sign...there are many 'details' like this around the city that we like to show in photographs so that they are appreciated the next time you see them.


9/11 Memorial
9/11 Memorial Fountain

9/11 Memorial Fountain & Museum: This somber but beautiful tribute to the victims of that tragic day is a popular stop for thousands of visitors each day. From early morning to late afternoon and into the night, this beautiful memorial is a great place to capture the powerful reminder the 'we will never forget.'


Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty: What collection of 'New York City Photos' would be complete without a beautiful photograph of 'Lady Liberty?' This interesting angle shows the incredible detail of this inspirational monument to freedom.

In this latest NYC Travel Blog article; 'Things to do in New York City: New York City Photos' we have introduced you to some great photo locations in and around Manhattan. Of course, this is not a complete list of all the great locations to take some amazing photographs of the city we all love to visit. Look for future articles with even more great photo spots from New York City.

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