New York City is the best city in the world, especially during the holiday season. There is nothing quite like the sense of joy and spirit that you get just by simply walking the streets of New York at Christmas time. Whether it be ice skating, window shopping, or marveling at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, there is no shortage of sights to see. New York City is undeniably the BEST city to visit during the holiday season.

1. The Rockefeller Christmas tree

2. Lights in Central Park 

3.  Ice skating at Rockefeller Center. 

4. Frozen hot chocolate at Serendipity. 

5. The Saks Fifth Avenue light show

6. The Nutcracker at New York City Ballet 

7. Dyker Heights Christmas Lights 

8. Red and green Empire State Building 

9. The Radio City Music Hall Holiday Spectacular 

10. Santas EVERYWHERE 

11. Christmas music on every corner 

12. Macy's Santaland 

13. The symphony at the New York Philharmonic

14. Bergdorf Goodman holiday windows 

15. Winter Village at Bryant Park 

16. Seasonal art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

17. New Years Eve fireworks on the Brooklyn Bridge