You Can Now Greet the Dawn From the Top of the Empire State Building
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Truly amazing travel experiences?
There really aren’t that many.
New York City at dawn — as its delivery guys and yoga devotees can tell you — is spectacular: rosy-colored, peaceful, intimate.
The best places to see it? A cab on the FDR, Battery Park, the Staten Island Ferry, and 1000 other places.
But there’s a new spot that’s going to shoot straight to the top of the list: the Empire State Building.
The iconic skyscraper’s observation tower is one of the city’s top attractions — but until now, it’s never been open for the sunrise.
Tickets are now onsale (and at the moment, available) for a new, predawn opening — but move fast, because only 100 are available per day, and viewings will only go through November 20.
Mental Floss points out that the latest/most convenient session will see dawn at 7:32 a.m. on November 5 … immediatley before Daylight Savings Time begins.
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