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Top 5: Ways to See NYC From Above This Summer

by Kimberly Krol

Aug 4, 2014

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North America

Thunderbolt Roller Coaster at Luna Park, Coney Island

This roller coast, the first built in Coney Island since the Cyclone in1927, affords amazing views of the area from 115 feet in the air – if you can your eyes open.

Gray Line Tour

Sitting on top of an iconic New York double-decker bus offers travelers the a bird’s eye view, from 15 feet, of all of the city’s best sites.

Empire State Building

The building, once the world’s tallest building for more than 40 years, is an icon of the Big Apple-and the perfect place to take in the city from 103 stories above the action.

Top of the Rock

The Top of the Rock observation deck is the perfect New York City spot for taking in all the other skyscrapers and all the people down below.

The Highline

While not the highest view of New York City, it’s one of the most unique. A stroll along the Highline promises great views.

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Wash away your stress, anxiety and burnout and prioritize self-care at Casa Alternavida. Nestled between the turquoise ocean and El Yunque National Rainforest, this hotel offers a sanctuary where problems melt away.

Interior Upgrades Begin Rolling Out Across United Fleet

United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.

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Where can you find the friendliest airport staff? According to Upgraded Points, at Portland International Airport. The travel company’s study focused on the 50 busiest airports, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Upgraded Points then analyzed Google and Yelp reviews for each airport, noting mentions of “friendly” or “rude” staff or TSA. Mentions were compared to the total number of reviews to calculate a ratio of positive to negative interactions, with each airport scored on a scale of 0 to 5 based on the ratio of positive mentions for a possible score of 50.

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4 Hotels with Summer Camp-Inspired Experiences for Adults

Do you long for the excitement of going away to summer camp? Nostalgic travelers interested in creating new summer camp memories have the opportunity to do so at these four luxury resorts around the world.

United Continues Its Global Expansion

United Airlines keeps soaring to new heights, recently announcing another expansion of its leading global route network. The airline added new non-stop flights between Newark (EWR) and Marrakesh (RAK), Morocco; Tokyo (NRT) and Cebu (CEB), Philippines; and Houston (IAH) and Medellin (MDE), Colombia. That’s not all: United also plans to increase flights to popular worldwide destinations including Hong Kong (HKG); Seoul (INC), South Korea; and Porto (OPO), Portugal. Following the recent agreement to increase flights between the U.S. and Chinese governments, the airline now adds four weekly flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG).

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Take a Crash Course in Cowboying in Cheyenne, Wyoming, with This New Pass

Home to the world’s largest outdoor rodeo, Cheyenne, Wyoming, invites everyone to try their hand at cowboying this summer with the first-of-its-kind Saddle Up Pass. Curated by Visit Cheyenne, this pass compiles top cowboy-inspired experiences and local retailers for a transformative immersion into Western culture.