Times Square is one of the few places in the world where businesses are actually required to have brightly lit signs. With huge signs that display TV type advertising downtown Times Square Midtown Manhattan is only rivaled by the likes of the Vegas Strip.
Located in the heart of Manhattan is the Broadway Theater District, world renowned for its theatrical presentations and musicals. Shows like Cats, Phantom of the Opera have been hits of the past while the current presentations of Grease, Hairspray, Rent, The Producers, and Les Miserables grace the stage of famous Broadway Theaters.
Times Square is also the media center of the world where Good Morning America is shown live daily from American Broadcasting Corp's Times Square Studio. Every New Year's Eve over one million people brave the frigid cold and crowd Times Square as they watch the Waterford Crystal Ball drop, signifying the entrance of a New Year while people around the globe view Dick Clark's countdown signifying the beginning of the New Year.
Other world famous landmarks are within walking distance or a short taxi ride from Midtown Manhattan, including The Empire State Building, The Statue of Liberty, The 5th Ave Retail District, the Jacob Javits Convention Center, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, American Museum of Natural History, Rockefeller Center, Grand Central Terminal, The Museum of Modern Art, Central Park, 42 Broadway Theaters, and so much more!
Times Square is an attraction unto itself and is an incredible place to visit for pleasure or business and boasts some of the most beautiful and timeless hotels of the world while at the same time showcasing hip, art deco, contemporary hotels!