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“Worth the detour”
Review of The High Line

The High Line
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US$25.00*
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High Line and Hudson Yards
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High Line and Chelsea Walking Tour
Ranked #8 of 1,144 things to do in New York City
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The High Line is an elevated railway transformed into a public park on Manhattan's West Side. The park features lush horticulture, artworks, seasonal food vendors, community programming, and unique views of the Hudson River and New York City skyline. The High Line runs between Gansevoort Street to West 34th Street, between 10th and 12th Avenues. Friends of the High Line raises 98% of the High Line’s annual budget. Owned by the City of New York, the High Line is a public park maintained, operated, and programmed by Friends of the High Line, in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. Please note that the High Line's hours vary by season: Dec 1 to Mar 31: 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM Apr 1 to May 31: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM June 1 to Sept 30: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM Oct 1 to Nov 30: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift, Baby buggy parking, Activities for older children
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friends said this was a must do, and it was. I imagine it is amazing in other seasons. In winter a bit barren but concept is great. The area was so ugly before. The idea should be adopted more widely. In NZ the rail tracks have formed the base for amazing bike tours

Thank NZLucy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful space in New York. Spring and summer must be beautiful on the High Line, but winter is special also. The information plaques tell you about the history of the project and stairs in various areas lead you to the streets for great shops and food. You can get your food to go if you like and bring it back up the stairs for a picnic on the High Line!

Thank Melody S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My nephew is an architect, he told us about this spot as something not to be missed and he was 100% right. As unusual as lovely, this ingenious way to recicle the railway infra proved to have changed the neigborhood the green way providing a completely differente viewpoint of NYC. Absolutely recommended.

Thank Guillermo M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A walk along the High Line is becoming part of doing Manhattan. The day we walked it was a warm sunny summer day so it was crowded. But if you don't like crowds you should visit northern Maine, not Manhattan. The walk itself is as interesting as the history of the High Line. Gone is the experience of finding a grass land on a derelict rail line in the middle of a great city. In its place is an opportunity to see the city from a different perspective several stories above the streets.

Thank PeterTGardenCity_NY
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Taking a stroll on an old railroad el that has been converted to a parklike walkway is a phenomenal idea, especially considering the water views and it's free.

Thank William S
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