How to Experience Manhattanhenge {VIDEO}

Featured Article, On the Road, Seasonal, Travel Destinations, Trivia
on July 10, 2013

Twice a year, usually in May and July (May 28 and July 12-13, 2013), the setting sun aligns perfectly with the path of Manhattan’s cross-town streets. This event, popularly called Manhattanhenge, offers the opportunity to see the sun go down between the skyscrapers of New York City. Residents and tourists, often armed with cameras to mark the occasion, stop in the streets to take in the breathtaking view. Should you find yourself in the city at the right time of year, here are a few helpful tips on how to best experience Manhattanhenge.