Plan Your Visit to the 9/11 Memorial & Museum

Plan Your Visit to the 9/11 Memorial & Museum

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I've been to museums across the United States and in Europe. The 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York City stands far above every other museum, leaving the greatest impact on me. It's likely because September 11, 2001, is a day I remember well. I was 21 years old, driving to my class at Weber State University as I heard the news on the radio that planes had struck the World Trade Center towers. Shortly after, they fell to the ground. My visit to the 9/11 Memorial & Museum walked me through the tragic events of that day from the place where it all happened. It also highlighted the hope and goodness of people coming together to help a stranger. If you have enough time to visit only one site…
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12 Best Things to Do in New York City

12 Best Things to Do in New York City

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There are so many things to see and do in New York City. So if you're planning a trip to the Big Apple, here are 12 things you'll want to include in your itinerary - as recommended by a little lady who spent a few days in the city with her parents. [caption id="attachment_191" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] Great views from the Observation Deck of the Empire State Building.[/caption] Empire State Building The Empire State Building is the tallest building in New York City and includes two observation decks - one on the 86th floor and a more intimate (and more expensive) 102nd floor. Depending on the time of day, you may be standing in lines to get on the elevators up to the top floors. People have recommended going first thing…
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