Greenwich Village has a lot of history in its roots. Greenwich Village is located near Washington Square Park in New York. Greenwich Village is commonly referred to as “The Village” and has a lot to offer to vacationing families.
The Village is a renowned community that prides itself on a safe, clean and friendly environment for visiting families. There are a variety of shops, quiet alleyways and a very diversified culture to visit.
Do not forget that The Village is where Jimi Hendrix built the Electric Lady sound studios, where Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney founded the Whitney Museum, Andy Warhol and Lou Reed created the citadel of Hippiedom at the Electric Circus on St Marks Place and where Barbra Streisand debuted at the Bon Soir.
A few things to see while touring The Village would be The New York Studio School, TLA Video, Games Workshop, New York University, The Cooper Union, Grey Art Gallery, Mondo Kim’s Video and much more.
There is also 8th street which is the Shoe Capital of The World, which is sure to make the ladies happy.
New York City is the dining capital of the world and as such some of the most famous dining places are right in the heart of The Village. The selection of cuisine in New York City and The Village is quite appealing. No matter what you prefer they have it from American, Asian, French, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Mexican to Cuban and more!
For those of you that like shopping you will not be disappointed as the list of places to shop is immense. Some of the worlds most famous clothing stores reside here in New York. Places like Versailles, Stiletto Shoes, Village Toto, Purdy Girl and Banana Republic.
Needless to say whether you are after museums, shopping, history, fine cuisine or just plain ol’ relaxation you will find it in The Village.