It’s almost unavoidable to come to New York for the first time and not go to the traditional well-known spots in Manhattan; however New York’s famous Borough, The Bronx, has a lot to offer also. This borough will make feel any traveler part of the real New York
New York Botanical Garden: If travelers are looking to treat their eyes along their journey; a great choice would be the New York Botanical Garden, with spectacular seasonal exhibitions, several gardens, magnificent trees, a glasshouse with a tropical rain forest and plants that can only be found there throughout all New York.
To buy tickets travelers and locals can purchase through the garden’s website, and they can also check for its’ hours, exhibitions, family events, and tours according to the season.
The Bronx Zoo: One of the wonderful perks about this zoo is the access to a great variety of wildlife; it’s refreshing to see how every animal in the zoo seems to feel at home in its own habitat. Instead of a cage as their home, all the wild species of the zoo are well kept.
Travelers will see the bears playing with each other and the chimpanzees making faces to the visitors. If travelers want to find out about the rates and hours, they can go to Zoo’s website; nevertheless Wednesday is a suggested donation day, so there isn't the need to pay the full price of a regular day, besides these donations help to take care of the animals at the Bronx Zoo and in the world as well.
Yankee Stadium: This is a wonderful experience for those who loves sports, specifically Baseball. It’s amazing to walk around in a place where so many innings of the America’s national pastime have been played; travelers definitely experience a victorious vibe all throughout the stadium. Any information about tickets and inside experiences are available for baseball fans and travelers to find on the official website of the New York Yankees.
Woodlawn Cemetery: This interesting place would not be the first choice for many people, however for nature, history, landscaping, design and sculpture lovers this is the best place to go. Travelers will be able to search the final resting place of many significant people like Celia Cruz, the famous salsa music singer. The audio tour is the best choice when it comes to savings and is available in English and Spanish. Seasonal hours and directions are available for visitors on the cemetery's website.
The Bronx Museum of Art: Offers films, art performances, music and other special events travelers will be able to enjoy every first Friday of the month inside the Bronx Museum. It’s a cultural spot where visitors will learn about and feel like a part of the Bronx community. They even, depending of the event, allow free admission which is perfect for those who have savings in mind.