Your complete guide to Sightseeing in NYC by Public Transit

NYC ATTRACTIONS MAP

NYC Sightseeing and Attractions: Save money touring New York City's many parks, museums, landmarks and other tourist attractions using public transit. Whether you are visiting the 'big apple' for just one day or several weeks, we have many suggestions for things to see in NYC.

Located on the central Atlantic coast of the USA, New York is one of the world's major financial and cultural centres. It is divided into five boroughs, each one a city in its own rite. In the centre of them Manhattan shows off its skyscrapers, including the iconic Empire State Building, which, for decades was the world's tallest building. Surrounding Manhattan are the Bronx to the north, Queens to the east and Brooklyn and Staten Island to the south. Many world class museums, galleries and theatres exhibit their collections and talents in this exciting city, which continues to be one of the top tourist destinations anywhere in the world.

We also feature many guided NYC sightseeing tours which can be a great way to see the city, however New York public transit is also an excellent option to consider for visiting the city's many attractions. Most are just a short walk from one or more subway stations.

You will find everything you need to know for sightseeing in NYC in the pages of this website. All of the attractions that we feature are easy to get to on public transit. We provide a detailed overview of each attractions complete with photos, videos, a map, directions and a quick link to real time transit and walking directions making it easy for you to plan your own self-guided tour.

TOP NYC ATTRACTIONS

Central Park NYCCentral Park A great place to begin your sightseeing in NYC is with a visit to Central Park - a pastoral refuge from the chaos and noise of the city. Recognised as a National Historic Landmark in 1963, Central Park is the most ..... read more

Staten Island FerryStaten Island Ferry Want to enjoy a free NYC sightseeing tour? The free ride on the Staten Island Ferry is a favourite with visitors to New York City, as it provides excellent views of Lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty. ..... read more

Empire State BuildingEmpire State Building Completed in 1930, the Empire State Building is a world-famous Big Apple icon and is a must-see on any visitor's itinerary. Standing 1,250 feet tall, the 102-story Art Deco skyscraper is ..... read more

American Museum of Natural History American Museum of Natural History Beyond the dioramas and the blue whale looming over the Hall of Ocean Life, visitors to the American Museum of Natural History can experience interactive exhibits including a life-sized interactive ecosystem that engulfs you in the sights ..... read more

The Met and the Cloisters The Met and the Cloisters Nestled on eastern edge of Central Park, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the most visited sites along New York City's Museum Mile. Known to ..... read more

Statue of Liberty Statue of Liberty Located in the New York Harbour, the Statue of Liberty was an international gift of friendship from the people of France and has become an icon of freedom, democracy and the United States ..... read more

HOTELS

Hotel Room

We make it easy to find the lowest price on hotels near the Subway and tourist attractions

  • Huge Selection Compiled from 100's of Sites
  • Find the Lowest Price in Seconds
  • Prices Shown Include Taxes
  • Pictures, Verified Reviews, Map Searches and More

DINING

Neon Fish and Chips sign

Recommended New York City restaurants near subway stations and attractions

Dining near the Subway: If your looking for a great restaurant in your area while exploring New York City, be sure to check out our top recommendations for restaurants that are near subway stations and popular New York City attractions. We feature our top value picks covering a variety of price points and different cuisines along with a brief review on each one.

Thanks for Sharing!
Try our Hotel Finder