You and your fellow travelers have just a few days to explore The City That Never Sleeps; while it’s true you probably won’t get around to everything on your collective list, you can certainly rely on the capable folks at Exploring America to customize a seamless and exciting itinerary that will whisk you around town to popular, must-see landmarks, attractions and historic highlights for the trip of a lifetime. Need a few suggestions to help round out your perfect group getaway? Read on! The historic New York Botanical Garden features 50 breathtaking acres of glorious natural landscapes and ever-changing seasonal exhibits; year round, the park is alive with beautiful growing, blooming things. Enjoy an exhilarating twist on traditional boat tours and grab some great souvenir pics of the city skyline and our lovely Lady of Liberty from aboard the 70 foot Beast – New York’s ONLY jet-powered thrill boat. Take some quiet time; pay your respects and view “The Survivor’s Stairs” at the stunning 911 Memorial. For an unmatched 360 degree bird’s eye perspective, hop into a supersonic elevator and zip straight to the LED-lit Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center – NYC’s most famous landmark – home to so many businesses it has its own zip code. From this incredible vantage point – on a clear day – you really can “see forever”! Grab some lunch to go (New York is a foodie’s paradise – no craving goes unsatisfied here!) and head to 843 acre Central Park – a veritable oasis in the shadows of the serious skyscrapers and a mainstay of any NYC experience. The magnificent American Museum of Natural History is a behemoth; its massive holdings consist of more than 30 million specimens. While it’s impossible to see it all in a day, you can enjoy a self-guided highlights tour that gets you around its four floors to some of the most incredible exhibits in the world! Dazzling billboards, bright neon lights and show-stopping storefronts are all part of the cosmopolitan explosion of sights and sounds awaiting groups heading to Times Square – the energetic “Crossroads of the World” – after sundown. The city’s celebrated Chinatown boasts one of the largest Chinese populations outside of Asia; it’s the place to go for a sampling of authentic Asian cuisine, (including amazing traditional sweets!) charming specialty shops and intriguing open – air markets. Keep your eyes peeled for some excellent bargains and truly unique gifts for everyone back home. Scintillating nightlife isn’t your thing? How about tickets to the Broadway production of your choice?! (Don’t forget to wait by the stage door for autographs.) This throbbing nerve center of our Nation is just bursting with things to see and do – truly something for everyone. Come on…take a BIG bite!