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Empire State Building - New York's famous Empire State Building, a U.S. National Historic Landmark, soars more than a quarter of a mile into the atmosphere above the heart of Manhattan. It has both a glass-enclosed area, which is heated in winter and cooled in summer, and spacious outdoor promenades on all four sides of the Building.

Central Park - The first landscaped public park in the United States. The park offers over 840 acres of landscaped and recreational areas that include a zoo, a theater, sports facilities, lakes, food, entertainment and lots more.

Central Park Zoo - Located in Central Park, this zoo leads you through tropic, temperate and polar habitats to encounter more than 1,400 animals of 130-plus species.

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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - Started in 1924 and is the second oldest Thanksgiving parade in the United States. The three hour event is held every year on Thanksgiving day. Join more than 2.5 million people kick off the holiday season with marching bands, balloons and floats. Santa Claus always ends the parade every year.

Tree Lighting at Rockefeller Center - This annual Christmas tree lighting event takes place each year at the Rockefeller Center during the end of November or the beginning of December. The tree is usually 75 to 90 feet tall and has been put up every year since 1931. The tree remains illuminated until the first week of January. Millions of New Yorkers and tourists gather each year to witness this popular event.

Times Square New Year's Eve - This famous event happens every New Years Eve in Times Square. More than one million people gather to watch the famous Times Square ball drop at midnight with over one billion people all over the world watching on TV. The ball first dropped in 1907 and has been happening every year since.

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Library Hotel - This luxury boutique hotel is fashioned from a 1900 brick and terra cotta structure. The hotel has been beautifully restored and each of the ten guestroom floors is dedicated to one of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System. Located just steps from the New York Public Library, Bryant Park and the Times Square Theater District. Guests will enjoy a lavish breakfast and free Wi-Fi.

Casablanca Hotel - A popular boutique hotel situated just steps from Times Square. This hotel was inspired by the romance of the movie, "Casablanca." Rick's Café is located in the hotel and serves complimentary refreshments 24 hours a day and breakfast daily. Features 48 luxury rooms and suites.

The Surrey - Built in 1926, this luxury hotel is located in Manhattan's Upper East Side. Features a private rooftop garden, a spa, and dining at Café Boulud.

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Café Boulud - Serves French cuisine in the Upper East Side. Located at the Surrey Hotel this restaurant has two award-winning chefs in the kitchen. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Nobu - Has been a pioneer for Japanese cuisine since its opening in 1994. Open Monday- Friday for lunch and Monday- Sunday for dinner.

Gramercy Tavern - Offers contemporary American cuisine, warm hospitality and service in a historic landmark building. Serves lunch and dinner.

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