In New York, it seems that most of us residents are constantly craving to reach the literal top. From skyscrapers to high peaks, we’re always looking to achieve the highest views. With so much beauty to offer, we love finding different ways to create our own bird’s-eye view. Here are 15 aerial views in New York that will leave you completely mesmerized:
1. Financial District
Located on the southern tip of Manhattan, the Financial District is packed full of many well known financial establishments. From Wall Street to the New York Stock Exchange, you can find all of the major players scattered across this fantastic area of New York.
2. The Wild Center
The Wild Center is a science-based environment that opened its doors in July of 2006 and has continued to be a wonderful part of New York's history. This non-for-profit organization has set up a unique space that invites people to come together and appreciate the Adirondack's for all that they are worth. Thank you Wild Center!
3. Coney Island and Rockaway Penisula
Famously known for its captivating amusement parks and tourist attractions, Coney Island is one of New York's most iconic landmarks.
4. Marine Parkway – Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge
As a way of saving time, you'll more commonly hear New Yorkers calling this the Marine Parkway Bridge! Opening its loving arms in 1937, at the time it was the longest vertical-lift span in the entire world for cars. Captured above, you can see what the bridge looked like before it was fully completed! Interesting, right?
5. Whiteface Mountain
So beautiful! Wonderfully captured above you can see New York's fifth-highest mountain in the state!
6. 1964 New York World's Fair
Well here's a wonderful throwback! Held in New York City, the 1964 fair had the theme "Peace Through Understanding." This incredible fair ran from April until October, featuring America's up-and-coming technology and had over 50 million people
7. Dutchess County Balloon Festival
Annually celebrating the amazement of balloons for 25 years, the Dutchess County Balloon Festival takes place right on the Hudson River. How beautiful!
8. First Niagara Center
Found right on Buffalo's waterfront, First Niagara Center is one of Western New York's major stadiums and home to NHL's Buffalo Sabres!
9. Livingston Manor
Found in the Catskill region, this small town a population of just over a thousand residents. Fun fact? It is believed by many and New Yorkers will adamantly tell you that this area is the birthplace of fly fishing!
10. Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
Captured above you can see the start to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in Staten Island! All of those colorful ants packed together you see? Oh, just some of New York's finest running the New York City marathon. While this breathtaking shot is from the 2007 race, to date this marathon is one of the world's most popular!
11. LaGuardia Airport
One of New York's most well-known airports, LaGuardia holds strong numbers with its passenger traffic!
12. Stewart International Airport
Pictured above you can see Stewart International Airport's runway, found just outside of Newburgh. In the last 10 years, the international airport has undergone lots of construction in efforts to help make overall improvements.
13. New York Institute of Technology
Located in Old Westbury and founded in 1955, this is one of NYIT's two campuses! This particular NYIT campus has regularly listed as one of the safest campuses in all of the United States!
14. Shore of Lake Ontario
One of the five Great Lakes in North America, Lake Ontario shares its waters with New York and Canada.
15. Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Made up of seven national wildlife refuges, the Long Island complex stretches over 6,000 acres.
Amazing, right? We love seeing New York in this out of the ordinary way! Have you had the opportunity to see any of these jaw dropping views from atop? Share with us if you have on
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