House to famous brands, Fifth Avenue is one of the most well-known streets in New York, where you can indulge in some heavy shopping therapy. It is likely that it will be by far one of your most expensive experiences ever. Here you will find famous designer brands such as Chanel, Gucci, Luis Vuitton, Armani, Vera Wang, Ferragamo, Coach, Fendi, etc. As you can imagine this list can be pretty long. Here you will find the rich, the swanky and celebrities go about their daily life, so if people watching is your crave this is an ideal place to be in. If you like window shopping this could be your paradise until you see the price tags, but that is another story. No wonder it is consistently ranked among the most expensive shopping streets in the world.
Fifth Avenue is a prime route for the annual ethnic parades as well St. Patrick’s Day Parade. On holidays, when you have some time in hand, it is a good place to take a stroll while sipping some hot cocoa. In fact, the American Planning Association (APA) has declared Fifth Avenue to be one of the greatest streets in America.