4. Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens

If you're looking for the best places of interest to visit in New York, you can't pass up the Botanical Gardens. The gardens are so beautiful and peaceful, they offer a soothing and meditative spot in the middle of the crazy wonderful, bustling city.

There are so many things to do, from simply taking in all the greenery and flowers to taking classes, where you can learn to draw, paint, and identify different plants. You can catch special exhibitions at different times of the year, and return visitors love the annual exhibitions that occur regularly. Even if you're looking for a quiet spot to do yoga, the Botanical Gardens are a must-see.

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