Things to do in New York City

THE 15 BEST Things to Do in New York City

Things to Do in New York City

Start with sightseeing NYC’s greatest hits: Times Square, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, and spend the rest of your time checking out neighbourhood gems.

Book these experiences for a close-up look at New York City.

Top Attractions in New York City

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Points of Interest & Landmarks

Memorial in a tranquil park setting, featuring a mosaic tribute and live music, nestled near historical landmarks and peaceful gardens.
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Reflective memorial and museum dedicated to honoring the victims of a national tragedy. Features twin reflecting pools, poignant exhibits, and personal stories, rooted in historical significance.
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Showcase of global art spanning ancient to modern times, with a strong collection of European paintings and the largest array of Egyptian artifacts outside Egypt.
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Iconic landmark with panoramic views, historical exhibits, and an interactive King Kong exhibit. Features multiple observation decks and a recommended express pass for efficient visitation.
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Elevated park on repurposed rail tracks provides a tranquil stroll with art, greenery, and city views, blending nature with the industrial past. Includes a stop at Chelsea Market.
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Observation decks across multiple levels present panoramic views of iconic landmarks and Central Park, with extended evening hours and a tranquil plaza. Ideal for photography enthusiasts.
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Points of Interest & Landmarks

Lively theater district with a spectrum of plays and musicals that cater to diverse tastes, nestled in a vibrant area known for its pulsating energy and cultural significance.
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Spanning the river, this historic walkway presents panoramic views of iconic landmarks, with educational signage and vendors enlivening the stroll.
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Museum with an extensive collection of dinosaur bones, fossils, and a renowned gem exhibit. Features a planetarium and a diverse array of natural wonders, with a well-stocked gift shop.
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