New York is a city that becomes an all-time favorite of all. Ranked as one of the top destinations for travelers, the buzzing sights of the city are instantly recognizable around the world. While there are the must-see spots such as Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, the Times Square and even Ground Zero, there is another offbeat side to NYC. Read on to learn how to experience the real offbeat and obscure side of the city. All you need to do is just get off the off the beaten path. The city is a land of magical things and secret doorways that will take you to a wonderland! So get ready to save up some money, because you will have a trip of a lifetime exploring NYC.
Hangout on the Rockaway Beach
Rockaway Beach has become the new hot favorite, and it is here where you can learn to surf. Meet other beginners who are seen surfing off this sandy Queens stretch. Enroll for private lessons with the local Surf School.
Go to night court
For those looking out for a one-of-a-kind entertainment, they can visit the night court. It is here where you will find those arrested get charged within 24 hours. Those suspected of petty crimes are taken care of at the night court.
Explore the Antiques Shop
Antiques Shop is indeed one of the most charming old storefront space in Brooklyn. There is even a pretty garden out back, and the row house is decked out in a curated mix of thrifted antiques and interesting finds.
Visit the awesome Chinatown
If you have never been to China, this is your chance to see it right here in NYC. Those unmistakable sights and smells transport you to another land. Chinatown is the place to explore for some authentic Chinese food.
Watch shows at Paris Theatre
If you want to escape the golden age of cinema, then all you need to do is head for the Paris Theatre on W.58th Street. Opened in 1948, the exterior suits the sensibly curated line-up of art-house. There are French films to be seen, and it is indeed magical to watch them from the balcony seats.
The Abandoned City Hall Subway
Explore the now forgotten City Hall station that dates back to 1904. Officially closed down in 1945, it is indeed a unique experience to see the impressive tile-work and the glass skylights. It is characterized by its curve as the station is at the “end of the line.”
Enjoy prime views of the Statue of Liberty from ah hammock
It is time to escape the hustle and honking cabs of Manhattan and head for the green, serene oasis of Governors Island. Here you can chill out in a swing and also get some excellent lady liberty views. You can hike or bike and even check out the outdoor art in this area.
The excellent in-house Untitled
Explore a world of eccentricity and lunch out at the Untitled restaurant. This is the city’s smallest exhibition space and showcases the work of artist Alex Kalman and his finds. Enjoy looking at the eccentric and evolving collection of artifacts made from discarded chewing gum, gas masks, and 3D printing.