• 22 Sep 2017
15 things you must do in New York and 1 way you could get there for free

A place like no other, New York City is a dream tourist destination and home to over 8.5 million people. A thriving metropolis packed into just 5 boroughs – it’s the city that never sleeps and with so much to do, see and eat, you won’t want to either.

Have you dreamed of seeing the bright lights of New York City? What if we told you there was a way to get there as your very own business owner.

How to get to NYC with ENJO

ENJO Australia sees flexibility in business as a priority, and believe that for those who seek the opportunity, building your own business should be achievable and affordable. For over 24 years’ ENJO has offered Australian men and women the opportunity to carve out a lifestyle that truly suits them by running an ENJO Business.

Where does New York fit into this? Once a year ENJO Australia give their business owners the opportunity to attend a trip of a lifetime! While working their ENJO Business to create a lifestyle that works for them, ENJO Business owners are also working towards jetting off to enjoy all the sights and sounds of NYC in 2018… here’s a little sneak peak of what they can expect.

 

Interested? Setting up an ENJO Business couldn’t be simpler, you buy your own business (like a franchise), and introduce the ENJO brand to homes around Australia, earning commission and once-in-a-lifetime travel opportunities.

For more information about running your own ENJO Business and getting to NYC visit enjo.com.au/become-an-enjopreneur or contact our team at ENJO HQ customercare@enjo.com.au.

To get you in the mood, check out 15 things you won’t want to miss in New York City.

Best places to visit NYC

Statue of Liberty

 

More than a monument, the Statue of Liberty is a symbolic figure of freedom and hope, its rich history woven through the fabric of the city of New York and its residents. Not only will you be experiencing a piece of American history, the ferry ride and visit to the statue offer views of the iconic New York skyline.

Broadway

 

Home of the American theatre industry, no trip to New York is complete without catching a Broadway show, and with over 40 large professional theatres you’ll be spoilt for choice with a constant variety of award winning plays and musicals. Try your luck at getting a seat to the critically acclaimed Tony Award winning ‘Hamilton’ for an entirely original approach to the story of one of America’s founding fathers. Or why not see the longest running musical in Broadway history – ‘the phantom of the opera’.

Central Park

 

Take a break from the beat of the concrete streets with a trip to one of the world’s most famous parks. In the heart of Manhattan this park has everything from beautiful gardens, meadows and rambling tracks to boats, pony rides and the central park zoo, a great way to spend the day.

Empire State Building

 

Once the world’s tallest building standing 1454 feet tall, for 360 degree views of the magnificent city, a trip to the Empire State Building is a must!

Times Square

 

Possibly the worlds most famous intersection, the bright lights of Times Square attract the tourists in their droves to see a spectacle quite unlike any other. To really feel the rush of New York City get amongst the colourful chaos at Times Square.

Best places to eat NYC

They say New York City is always a good idea, and when it comes to grabbing a bite to eat, from Brooklyn to the Upper East Side you’re affronted with a never ending supply of ‘must-visit’ eateries. We cover 5 lovely lunch spots that make the perfect petite pit-stop.

Tiny’s

A 3 story townhouse dating back to 1810, modern-American cuisine with Southern and French influences.

Where: 135 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Lunch: 11am to 3.30pm

Best for: warm-hearted atmosphere

Must-try: ‘Griggstown Fried Chicken’

Av price: $50 three course lunch

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Los Tacos No.1

Three close friends bringing authentic Mexican tacos to the east coast.

Where: Chelsea Market, 75 9th Avenue, New York, NY 10011

Lunch: 11am to 3pm

Best for: casual bite that’s full of flavour

Must try: ‘Adobada quesadillas’ marinated pork

Av price: $15 with sides and drink

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Eisenberg’s Sandwich Shop

Loud and proud to be ‘Raising New York’s cholesterol since 1929’ – all you could possibly want in a sandwich.

Where: 174 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10010

Lunch: 12am to 4pm

Best for: Amazing variety

Must try: ‘Our Famous Reuben’ pastrami, corned beef or turkey with Swiss cheese, kraut and Russian, grilled on rye

Av price: from $3.50 for a humble peanut butter & jelly to $10+ for your choice of toppings

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Rainbow Room

Enjoy your brunch in style. The Rainbow Room represents quintessential New York glamour with views you won’t want to miss.

Where: 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 65th Floor New York, NY 10112

Brunch: 10.30am to 3pm

Best for: award-winning brunch cocktails and views

Must try: ‘Duck Duck Duck’ House cured Long Island duck ham, duck confit, duck Bolognese, poached eggs, classic hollandaise, duck chicharrones

Av price: $125 per person (excluding drinks, tax and tip)

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Cup & Cup

Modern Korean that’s true to its name (served in cups).

Where: 15 East 31st Street, New York, NY 10016

Lunch: 11.30am to 3pm

Best for: delicious lunch-sized dishes for under $10

Must try: Seafood cream udon

Av price: $10

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Best places to shop NYC

Recognised as the global shopping capital – whatever your retail pleasure, you’ll find it in NYC.

Macy’s

151 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001, USA

With 10 and a half stores, you can understand where the term ‘get lost in Macy’s’ comes from! A must-see New York institution – make sure you head to the visitor’s centre with your passport to get a 10% discount card.

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5th Avenue

From 59th Street down to 14th Street, 5th Avenue, New York, NY

This famous street slices through the borough of Manhattan and is home to some of New York’s most iconic stores including Tiffany & Co! If you make it through all the shops, sightseeing options are endless with the Empire State Building, Guggenheim Museum and Metropolitan Museum of Art to name but a few!

Woodberry Common Premium Outlets

498 Red Apple Ct, Central Valley, NY 10917-6619

Conveniently accessed from NYC via the New York State Thruway at exit 16, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets feature 220 stores including Polo Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, Burberry, Coach, and more all at savings of 25% to 65% every day.

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Brooklyn flea market

90 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

For those who love to find a one-of-a-kind treasure, a visit to the Brooklyn flea market is a must. An eclectic mix from vintage designer goods to bric-a-brac you never know what you’ll find.

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Madison Avenue

Madison Avenue, New York, NY

If designer threads are your thing, look no further than Madison Avenue. With 22 blocks stocked with names from Valentino to Calvin Klein, it’s definitely worth a look even if your credit card stays firmly in your bag!

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