Officially back for its 30th iteration, this year's show highlights the garden's very own buildings and structures alongside the city landmarks it usually showcases. From a replica of the library building to a beautiful rendering of the conservatory, guests are treated to a collection of over 190 "copies" of New York landmarks made with natural materials like seeds, leaves, bark, acorns, pine cone scales and more. Among the various replicated destinations is the Empire State Building, Radio City Music Hall, the Statue of Liberty, One World Trade Center and Rockefeller Center. Visitors can also expect to be amazed by the 25 G-scale model trains and trolleys that will hum along on a half-mile track within the show. "American steam engines, streetcars from the late 1800s, and modern freight and passenger trains travel along overhead trestles, through tunnels and across soaring bridges such as the Brooklyn Bridge and George Washington Bridge.
If you're looking for the best things to do in NYC this week, or even for today, there are tons of fun options. Go ice skating, shop at the best holiday markets and enjoy holiday events like the Holiday Train Show at NYBG or just go bang out some karaoke at the new Ssäm Bar. For more ideas, scroll down to see this week's best things to do in NYC.
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