Highlights from New York

As I mentioned previously, one thing that took up a lot of my time in June was my vacation. I went with my family to New York City. None of us had been there before, and it was the number one travel destination on my list. We had a great time, if a bit exhausting. We averaged six or seven miles of walking a day. I took plenty of pictures so I thought I’d share a few of my favorite things and places. Hope you enjoy!

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It rained the first day we were there, but that didn’t stop us from exploring Times Square. I quickly became an expert at umbrella dodging. The next day we took a tour of downtown Manhattan, including the new World Trade Center building and 9/11 Memorial.

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Other sightseeing included the Empire State Building, the New York Public Library, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Central Park.

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On our last day, we explored Grand Central Terminal and then took a ferry to see the Statue of Liberty. We ended things with a big dinner in Rockefeller Plaza. Our walk back to the hotel let us see another side of the city, which is just as beautiful at night.