NYC Tourist Attractions

Read up on the NYC tourist attractions and activities below. Check out the reviews, photos and videos for each one and start planning your trip to New York today. Each one is easy to get to on public transit and we provide verified subway, bus and walking directions plus one click instant directions to any attraction from your location.

Some must-see attractions and things to do during your visit to New York include a ride on the Staten Island Ferry, a visit to Central Park (both free), a visit to the top of the Empire State Building or the Top of the Rock, the Statue of Liberty and Times Square.

If you're planning to visit several popular NYC attractions, check out the New York Pass for great savings! It lets you bypass the entry line-up at many of the busiest attractions — more time to enjoy the attractions and less time waiting in line!

Parks, Beaches and Views

Battery Psark NYCBattery Park

Address: Battery Place, Slate and Whitehall Street
Near Subway Stations: South Ferry | Whitehall Street | Bowling Green

Named for the artillery battery that was stationed to defend the southern tip of Manhattan before the War of 1812, Battery Park is a waterfront public park rich with history from the early settlement of New York including ...... read more

Brooklyn Botanic GardenBrooklyn Botanic Garden

Address: 900 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn
Near Subway Stations: Eastern Parkway / Brooklyn Museum | Prospect Park | Franklin Avenue

The Brooklyn Botanical Garden is one of New York's cultural treasures located on Brooklyn's "Culture Row", adjacent to the Brooklyn Museum. Easily accessible by subway, the ..... read more

Central Park NYCCentral Park

Address: Between 5th and 8th Avenue and 59th and 106th Streets
Near Subway Stations: 59th Street | Columbus Circle | American Museum of Natural History station | 86th Street | 96th Street | 103rd Street | 110th Street

Located in the centre of Manhattan, Central Park provides a pastoral refuge from the chaos and noise of New York City. Recognised as a National Historic Landmark in 1963, Central Park is the most ..... read more

Fort Tryon ParkFort Tryon Park

Address: 190th Street at Margaret Corbin Drive
Near Subway Stations: 190th Street

Located in Washington Heights, Fort Tryon Park is one of the highest points in New York City, sitting on top of a rugged ridgeline once inhabited by the Wiechquaesgeck Indians. The park was ..... read more

One World Trade Center (Freedom Tower)Freedom Tower Observation Deck

Address: Vesey Street and West Street
Near Subway Stations: Fulton Street | Park Place | World Trade Center | Cortlandt Street

A feeling of wonderment hits you as you step out of the elevator and onto this deck taking in the panorama of breathtaking views from all directions. Here you will receive an amazing 360-degree vista of ..... read more

Governors IslandGovernors Island

Address: Governors Island is accessible by a short ferry ride from Brooklyn Park or Manhattan.
Near Subway Stations: South Ferry | Whitehall Street | Bowling Green

Governors Island is a beautiful little island situated in upper New York Harbour at the junction of the Hudson and East Rivers. It is about half a mile or roughly a 7 minute ferry ride from either Brooklyn leaving from pier 6 going across Buttermilk Channel or from the southern tip of Manhattan. ..... read more

High Line ParkHigh Line Park

Address: The High Line is accessible from Gansevoort Street, 14th Street (elevator access), 16th Street (elevator access), 18th Street, 20th Street, 23rd Street (elevator access coming soon), 26th Street, 28th Street, 30th Street, (elevator access).
Near Subway Stations: 14th Street | 8th Avenue | 34th Street

High Line Park is a New York marvel that never would have become reality if it wasn't for the vision of two men followed by the, hard work, dedication and financial support of many more ..... read more

New York Botanical GardenNew York Botanical Garden

Address: Southern Blvd and Bedford Park Blvd, Bronx
Near Subway Stations: Bedford Park Blvd Station

A 250 acre urban Eden in the Bronx, the New York Botanical Garden is one of the world's leading horticultural and educational resources. One of the largest and oldest botanical gardens in ..... read more

Prospect ParkProspect Park

Address: 450 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn
Near Subway Stations: 7th Avenue Station | Prospect Park station

In the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, Prospect Park is a unique urban oasis featuring 585 landscaped acres designed by Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux, the architectural design team responsible for ..... read more

Washington SquareWashington Square Park

Address: 5th Avenue, Waverly Place, MacDougal Street, West 4th
Near Subway Station: West 4th Street

Washington Square Park is one of New York's most loved parks and has been a community meeting place and community center since it opened in 1826. With an eclectic past as a ..... read more

Hudson River ParkHudson River Park

Address: From Battery Park to 59th Street along the Hudson River
Near Subway Stations: 23rd Street | 42nd Street | 50th Street | Houston Street | Canal Street | Chambers Street

A jewel of New York City with striking river views, Hudson River Park is the second largest park in Manhattan boasting 550 acres of bicycle and walking paths, sports fields and courts, skate parks, recreational piers and ..... read more

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New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $120.00 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

See New York City’s top sights on a full-day sightseeing tour that includes travel by bus and boat. Visit Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Wall Street, the 9/11 Memorial, and more! You will also hop on a boat cruise around New York Harbor to snap photos of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and NYC skyline. Your guide shares informative commentary at all of the sights as you take in the Big Apple on this comprehensive tour. Note: in off-season, between Jan 1 - Apr 1, in lieu of boat cruise, guests visit Grand Central Terminal

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Coney Island Beach and BoardwalkConey Island Beach and Boardwalk

Address: Corbin Place to West 37 Street, Brooklyn
Near Subway Stations: Stillwell Avenue

With 5 kilometres of sandy beaches, Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk is an ideal summer escape from the chaos and heat in the city. The beaches are cleaned and replenished on a regular basis and ..... read more

Pelham Bay Park and Orchard BeachPelham Bay Park and Orchard Beach

Address: Middletown Road and Bruckner Blvd, Bronx
Near Subway Stations: Pelham Bay Park

More than triple the size of Central Park, Pelham Bay Park is New York City's largest green space consisting of 2,766 acres on both sides of the Hutchinson River and several islands. The area originally ..... read more

Brooklyn BridgeBrooklyn Bridge

Address: Manhattan side - Park Row and Center Street, near City Hall Park; Brooklyn side - Prospect Street at the Washington Street overpass.
Near Subway Stations: Brooklyn Bridge | City Hall | High Street | Clark Street

For a true Big Apple experience, spend a sunny afternoon strolling across the Brooklyn Bridge, one of the most iconic landmarks in New York City for over 125 years. Completed in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge crosses ..... read more

Empire State BuildingEmpire State Building

Address: 350 5th Avenue
Near Subway Stations: 34th Street-Penn Station | Avenue of the Americas

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-storey Art Deco skyscraper is ..... read more

Rockefeller CenterRockefeller Center

Address: 1230 Avenue of the America (6th Avenue)
Near Subway Stations: Rockefeller Center

The Top of the Rockefeller Center offers visitors incredible views of the New York City skyline from the Chrysler Building to the Brooklyn Bridge and Central Park to the Hudson and East Rivers ..... read more

Staten Island FerryStaten Island Ferry

Address: St George Terminal, Richmond Avenue, Staten Island and South Ferry, South Street and Whitehall Street, Manhattan
Near Subway Stations: South Ferry

The free ride on the Staten Island Ferry is a favourite with visitors to New York City. It provides excellent views of Lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty ..... read more

Landmarks and Architecture

911 Memorial 911 Memorial

Address: 1 Albany Street
Near Subway Stations: World Trade Center | Rector Street | Fulton Street | Cortlandt Street | Park Place

When something as tragic occurs as the events of September 11, 2011 there is a need to remember those who lost their lives directly or by helping others. It was only fitting that the grounds of the World Trade Center became a permanent memorial and museum to this tragic day. ..... read more

Brooklyn BridgeBrooklyn Bridge

Address: Manhattan side - Park Row and Center Street, near City Hall Park; Brooklyn side - Prospect Street at the Washington Street overpass.
Near Subway Stations: Brooklyn Bridge | City Hall | High Street | Clark Street

For a true Big Apple experience, spend a sunny afternoon strolling across the Brooklyn Bridge, one of the most iconic landmarks in New York City for over 125 years. Completed in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge crosses ...... read more

Statue of LibertyStatue of Liberty

Address: Statue Cruise Ticket Office is located inside the Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park
Near Subway Stations: South Ferry | Whitehall St | Bowling Green

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

The UnisphereThe Unisphere

Address: New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
Near Subway Stations: Mets-Willets Point

Located in beautiful Flushing Meadows-Corona Park of Queens, New York, the Unisphere has the distinction of being the largest globe in the world. It was designed and built to serve as the major ..... read more

Chrysler BuildingChrysler Building

Address: 405 Lexington Avenue
Near Subway Stations: Grand Central Terminal - 42 Street

In the 1920s, New York became obsessed with breaking the record of the world's tallest building. The title was achieved when the 1,047 foot Chrysler Building was built in 1930, but short-lived being surpassed by the ..... read more

Empire State BuildingEmpire State Building

Address: 350 5th Avenue
Near Subway Stations: 34th Street-Penn Station | 34th Street-Herald Square

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 once again ..... read more

Grand Central TerminalGrand Central Terminal

Address: 89 East 42nd Street at Park Avenue
Near Subway Stations: Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal in midtown Manhattan is one of New York's busiest transportation hubs as well as a destination in itself. The Beaux-arts building built and operated by the New York Central Railroad is the largest ..... read more

The Flatiron BuildingThe Flatiron Building

Address: Fifth Avenue between 22nd Street and 23rd Street
Near Subway Stations: 23rd Street Station

One of the most unique examples of Beaux-Arts architecture in New York City, the Flatiron Building's triangular footprint fills the space where 23rd Street, Fifth Avenue and Broadway convene. Designed by ..... read more

The New York Public LibraryThe New York Public Library

Address: 42nd Street and 5th Avenue
Near Subway Stations: 42nd Street-Bryant Park | 5th Avenue Station

Opening in 1911 on the site of the Croton Reservoir, the landmark building designed by Carrère and Hastings was the largest marble structure in the United States at ..... read more

One World Trade Center (Freedom Tower)One World Trade Center (Freedom Tower)

Address: Vesey Street and West Street
Near Subway Stations: Fulton Street | Park Place | World Trade Center | Cortlandt Street

The outside of the New Freedom tower draws your eyes to the way its beautiful glass exterior glistens and sparkles on a sunny day. This uniquely designed building gives an illusion of glass twisting and turning as it reaches for the heavens. The building's height ..... read more

Rockefeller CenterRockefeller Center

Address: 1230 Avenue of the America (6th Avenue)
Near Subway Stations: Rockefeller Center

Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987 and listed on the US Register of Historic Places, Rockefeller Center is a complex of 19 commercial buildings covering 22 acres. Commissioned by ..... read more

St. Paul's ChapelSt. Paul's Chapel

Address: Broadway and Fulton Street
Near Subway Stations: World Trade Center | Fulton Street

New York's oldest public building in continuous use, St. Paul's Chapel, opened in 1766 and is still an active part of Trinity Church. Completed in 1766, the Georgian chapel was spared from ..... read more

St. Patrick's CathedralSt. Patrick's Cathedral

Address: 53rd Street-5th Avenue
Near Subway Stations: Stillwell Avenue

This Gothic Revival Roman Catholic cathedral is a National Landmark located across the street from Rockefeller Center. The cornerstone was ..... read more

Trinity ChurchTrinity Church

Address: 74 Trinity Place
Near Subway Stations: Wall Street | Rector Street

The 281 foot Gothic Revival brownstone spire of Trinity Church dominates the landscape of downtown New York City. Established in 1697 by a charter of King William with an annual rent of one ..... read more

Historic Districts and Markets in Manhattan

ChelseaChelsea

Location: West 5th Avenue from 14th Street to 30th Street Near Subway Stations: 23rd Street Station | 28th Street Station | 14th Street Station | 18th Street Station | 8th Avenue Station

Chelsea includes the area west of 5th Avenue from 14th Street to 30th Street. A quaint neighbourhood known for its pre-war buildings, brownstones, tree-lined streets, there is an abundance of chic art galleries, bars and ...... read more

ChinatownChinatown

Location: Grand Street to Worth Street and Allen Street to Lafayette Street
Near Subway Stations: Canal Street | Grand Street | Chambers Street

One of the most enduring immigrant communities, Chinatown is New York's most famous ethnic neighbourhood with the largest concentration of Chinese people in the ..... read more

Financial DistrictFinancial District

Location: South of City Hall Park, excluding Battery Park and Battery Park City
Near Subway Stations: World Trade Center | Bowling Green | Cortlandt Street | Fulton Street | Wall Street | Broad Street | Rector Street

On the southern tip of Manhattan, the Financial District is home to the offices and headquarters of many of the world's financial institutions, including the New York Stock Exchange and the ..... read more

Greenwich VillageGreenwich Village

Location: Between 14th Street to West Houston from the Hudson River to Broadway
Near Subway Stations: West 4th Street Station | Christopher Street-Sheridan Square | Houston Street

Escape the hustle and bustle by heading downtown to Greenwich Village and enjoy its bohemian atmosphere. The cobblestone streets are lined with row houses, bistros, bars and ..... read more

HarlemHarlem

Location: North of Central Park
Near Subway Stations: 116th Street | 125th Street | 145th Street | 155th Street | Columbia University

As Langston Hughes once said, "There's so much to see in Harlem". An epicenter of African American history, Harlem has a rich and colourful history and has become one of ..... read more

Little ItalyLittle Italy

Location: Mulberry Street
Near Subway Stations: Spring Street | Prince Street | Lafayette

New York's Little Italy is disappearing as Chinatown continues to grow; today, Mulberry Street between Broome and Canal Street is all that is left of the old Italian neighbourhood. Once extending ..... read more

SohoSoho

Location: Canal Street to Houston Street from the Hudson River to Lafayette Street
Near Subway Stations: Canal Street Station | Spring Street | Houston Street | Prince Street

In the 1960s, artists flocked to rundown warehouse district lofts after being driven out of other parts of the city by high rents, quickly turning Soho into the new ..... read more

Times SquareTimes Square

Location: Midtown Manhattan
Near Subway Stations: Times Square - 42 Street | 42 Street / Bryant Park | 42 Street / Port Authority Bus Terminal

With its electrified atmosphere and lighting and bustling activities, Times Square, located along both Broadway and 7th Avenue between 42nd Street and 47th Street, is an epitome for New York. Famous for the annual ..... read more

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Private New York Walking Tour with a Personal Photographer

Rating 5 Star Rating

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Take a private walking tour of New York City with a difference! With your very own photographer to take photos at your request, you'll explore New York's most exciting locations and capture the experience in beautiful color photographs. If you're traveling as a couple, with family or as a group of friends, you can all be in the picture for a change!

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Boroughs and Districts outside Manhattan

The BronxThe Bronx

Location: North of Manhattan
Near Subway Stations: Any of over 70 stations in the Bronx

The northernmost borough of New York City, the Bronx, is best known for being home to the New York Yankees and the birthplace of hip hop music, but also heralds cultural attractions like ..... read more

BrooklynBrooklyn

Location: South of Manhattan on Long Island
Near Subway Stations: Any of over 120 stations in Brooklyn

Once a large city in its own right before amalgamating with New York in the late 1800s, Brooklyn's tree-line cobblestone streets, historic brownstones and culturally diverse neighbourhoods are ..... read more

Staten IslandStaten Island

Location: Southwest of Manhattan
Near Subway Stations: Via the Staten Island Ferry from nearby South Ferry, Whitehall Street or Bowling Green Station

A mainly residential area, Staten Island offers a respite from the hustle and bustle of Manhattan with a variety of historic attractions and family fun. Departing from ..... read more

QueensQueens

Location: East of Manhattan on Long Island
Near Subway Stations: Any of the 81 Stations in Queens

New York's most ethnically diverse borough, Queens is located on the western tip of Long Island and is considered one of the more suburban boroughs in New York City. Home to the ..... read more

Long IslandLong Island

Location: East of Manhattan
Near Train Stations: Access via the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) from Penn Station in Manhattan, the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn or Jamaica Station in Queens.

Long Island includes the boroughs of Queens and Brooklyn at its western edge, however, it stretches for over 100 kilometres eastward into the Atlantic Ocean. This popular NYC district is home to many of New York's best getaway destinations with beautiful beaches, vineyards, championship golf courses and ..... read more

Governors IslandGovernors Island

Address: Governors Island is accessible by a short ferry ride from Brooklyn Park or Manhattan.
Near Subway Stations: South Ferry | Whitehall Street | Bowling Green

On Governors Island you will find historic buildings such as the Governors House and the Admirals House. Fort Jay a fortification which was built in 1794 has the original gate house topped with a sculpture of an eagle that is the oldest ..... read more

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New York Harbor Hop-On Hop-Off Cruise

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $49.32 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Whether you’re a first-time or seasoned visitor to New York City, this hop-on hop-off cruise is a fantastic way to experience all of the city's most popular attractions. Enjoy a smooth ride along the Hudson River and New York Harbor, complete with live onboard narration, and hop off to visit the Empire State Building, NBC Studio, Times Square, World Financial Center, Wall Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn Bridge Park and more. You’ll also capture amazing views of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty!

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Museums, Galleries and Science

American Museum of Natural HistoryAmerican Museum of Natural History

Address: Central Park West at West 79th Street
Near Subway Stations: 81st Street Station | Broadway and West 79th Street

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

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space MuseumIntrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

Address: Pier 86 at 12th Avenue and 46th Street
Near Subway Stations: Times Square

Since 1982, the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum has invited visitors to explore naval aviation and maritime history through a collection of restored military vessels docked in the Hudson River on Manhattan's West Side. Before being decommissioned in 1974 ..... read more

New York Hall of ScienceNew York Hall of Science

Address: 47-01 111th Street Queens NY 11368
Near Subway Stations: 111th Street

The New York Hall of Science was originally opened as a Pavilion at the 1964 World's Fair in the borough of Queens. Today it houses over 450 fun and exciting exhibits that make learning enjoyable for visitors of all ages. The majority of attractions ..... read more

Transit MuseumTransit Museum

Address: Court Street Subway Station, Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street
Near Subway Stations: Borough Hall | Jay Street-MetroTech

Appropriately located in the decommissioned Court Street subway station in Brooklyn Heights, the New York Transit Museum is run by the Metropolitan Transit Authority. It is home to a collection of antique rail cars, vintage buses, subway memorabilia and exhibits examining ..... read more

Skyscraper MuseumThe Skyscraper Museum

Address: 39 Battery Place (building shared with Ritz Carlton)
Near Subway Stations: Bowling Green

A true New York original, the Skyscraper Museum has been the only museum in the world dedicated solely to the architecture of the high-rise since it opened in 1997. Exhibits in the collection focus on the artistic design, technology, construction, influence on ..... read more

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Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $49.34 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The must see for any visitor to New York City, the World’s Most Famous Building is on every list for its Observatory’s spectacular indoor and outdoor 360-degree views from the heart of Manhattan. Along the way, become a part of history as you journey through this Art Deco masterpiece including the restored lobby and murals. Download our free multi-media app and experience the exhibits tracing the building’s construction, learn how the Empire State Building became one of the most energy efficient buildings in the world. Open from 8am to 2 am, along with a gift shop filled with exclusive items, there are several dining options including the fine cuisine of State Grill and Bar. Located in the heart of New York City it’s an easy walk from Times and Madison Squares and just up the street from Macy’s.

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Brooklyn Museum of ArtBrooklyn Museum of Art

Address: 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
Near Subway Stations: Eastern Parkway | Brooklyn Museum

Housed in a majestic Beaux-Arts building situated between Prospect Park and the Botanic Gardens, the Brooklyn Museum of Art is New York City's second largest museum with a permanent collection as culturally and historically significant as The Met. Only a half hour subway ride from midtown, the museum is home to more than ..... read more

Frick CollectionThe Frick Collection

Address: 1 East 70th Street at 5th Avenue
Near Subway Stations: 68th Street

A New York cultural gem, The Frick Collection allows visitors to step back to opulent Millionaire's Row during the Industrial Revolution. Housed in the neoclassical Fifth Avenue mansion of steel baron, Henry Clay Frick, The Frick Collection is one of the most renowned small art museums in the world. Contrary to ..... read more

Madame Tussauds Wax MuseumMadame Tussauds Wax Museum

Address: 234 West 42nd Street, Manhattan, New York
Near Subway Stations: Times Square - 42 Street | 42 Street - Bryant Park | 42 Street - Port Authority Bus Terminal

The collection of over 200 figures at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in New York look so convincingly real that you may have a hard time believing they are not. The full sized wax figures are painstakingly created with amazing detail using much the same methods that where used ..... read more

Met and the CloistersMetropolitan Museum of Art

Address: The Met Main Building: 1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
The Cloisters: Fort Tryon Park, 99 Margaret Corbin Drive
Near Subway Stations: 86th Street | 81st Street | 190th Street (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 locals as "The Met", the museum was founded in 1870 by a group of wealthy financiers and artists as an educational institution to cultivate art appreciation. The halls of The Met contain over ..... read more

MOMA NYCMuseum of Modern Art

Address: 11 West 53rd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues
Near Subway Stations: 5th Avenue / 53rd Street | 47-50 Street | Rockefeller Center

In late 1920s, Mrs. John D. Rockefeller and other influential patrons of the arts challenged the conservative traditional museums by establishing the Museum of Modern Art to educate New York's citizens to understand and enjoy the visual arts of our time. Beginning with a contribution of nine artworks, the Museum of Modern Art's collection has grown to ..... read more

Queens MuseumQueens Museum

Address: New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens NY 11368
Near Subway Stations: Mets-Willets Point

Founded in 1972, the Queens Museum is best known for the Panorama of New York City, an amazing scale model covering all five boroughs of New York modelling every single building as of 1992. More new models and updates continue to be added ..... read more

Whitney MuseumWhitney Museum of American Art

Address: 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street
Near Subway Stations: 77th Street

Opening in 1931 in Greenwich Village, the Whitney Museum for American Art was borne out of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's recognition of the difficulties faced by American artists whose work was overlooked by traditional institutions. When the endowment of a collection of more than 500 works by ..... read more

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All-Access 9/11 Experience: Ground Zero Tour, 9/11 Memorial and Museum, One World Observatory

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $145.35 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This full experience of September 11th sites in Manhattan includes a 1.5-hour guided walking tour of Ground Zero and the 9/11 Memorial, plus entry to the 9/11 Museum and One World Observatory. As you're led by a local New Yorker guide with personal connection to the events of 9/11, hear stories of tragedy and heroism and gain a deeper understanding of the attack and aftermath. Select from two departure times when booking.

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911 Memorial 911 Memorial Museum

Address: 1 Albany Street
Near Subway Stations: World Trade Center | Rector Street | Fulton Street | Cortland Street | Park Place

When something as tragic occurs as the events of September 11, 2011 there is a need to remember those who lost their lives directly or by helping others. It was only fitting that the grounds of the World Trade Center became a permanent memorial and museum to this tragic day. ..... read more

Ellis IslandEllis Island and the Immigration Museum

Address: Central Park West at West 79th Street
Near Subway Stations: South Ferry | Bowling Green

Almost half of Americans are descended from the 12 million migrants that passed through first Federal immigration assessment station on Ellis Island hoping to achieve the "American Dream". To preserve this fundamental piece of shared history, Ellis Island was ..... read more

Lower East Side Tenement MuseumLower East Side Tenement Museum

Address: 97 Orchard Street
Near Subway Stations: Grand Grand Street | Delancey Street | Essex Street

This museum has quite an interesting story to tell. What makes it unique is the way the untouched rooms seem to speak to today's visitors from the immigrant families that lived there many years ago telling tales about their lives and the living and working conditions they had to face every day...... read more

Museum of the City of New YorkMuseum of the City of New York

Address: 1220 5th Avenue at 103rd Street
Near Subway Stations: 104th Street

Housed in a 1930s American Colonial brick mansion on the northern end of Museum Mile, the Museum of the City of New York celebrates the history and panache of the Big Apple. The exhibitions explore all things New York from the urban landscape to the cultural diversity of ..... read more

National Museum of the American IndianNational Museum of the American Indian

Address: US Customs House, One Bowling Green
Near Subway Stations: Bowling Green | South Ferry

Located in the US Customs House, the George Gustav Heye Center in New York is a branch of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian established to promote knowledge and understanding of indigenous people in the Western Hemisphere. The museum opened in ..... read more

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Viator VIP: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and 9/11 Memorial

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $198.68 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Experience New York City like an insider on this action-packed VIP tour that includes early access to the Empire State Building, skip-the-line entry to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, a transfer, walking tour and a hop-on-hop-off cruise. You can upgrade to also include afternoon admission to the 9/11 Museum. Seem like a lot to do in one day? Opt to take your cruise the following day. It's a great way to see NYC’s newest sites and its most iconic attractions, and a Viator exclusive package that can't be booked anywhere else!

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Theatre, Sports and Entertainment Venues

Brooklyn Academy of MusicBrooklyn Academy of Music

Address: 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn / Harvey Theater - 651 Fulton Street
Near Subway Stations: Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center | Lafayette Avenue | Fulton Street

The Brooklyn Academy of Music, known simply as BAM, was founded in 1861 making it the oldest center of performing arts in the United States. BAM has operated from its ...... read more

Broadway TheatresBroadway Theatres

Address: The main Theatre District is located either side of Broadway between 41st through 50th Street
Near Subway Stations: Times Square - 42 Street | 42 Street - Bryant Park

The Theatre District is concentrated along Broadway betweem 41st and 50th Street which includes Times Square. One frequently hears of a new plays opening on Broadway. Smaller productions ..... read more

Carnegie HallCarnegie Hall

Address: 57th Street and Seventh Avenue in Manhattan
Near Subway Stations: 59th Street-Columbus Circle | 57th Street-Sixth Avenue | 57th Street-Seventh Avenue | Seventh Avenue

A world renowned music and concert hall, Carnegie Hall provides an awesome experience for the music aficionado. Music genres include orchestra, classic ensemble, chamber, opera, pop and ..... read more

Metropolitan OperaMetropolitan Opera

Address: Lincoln Center on Broadway at 66th Street
Near Subway Stations: 66th Street-Lincoln Center Station

New York City's Metropolitan Opera Company has been giving performances since 1883. Known as the 'Met' they feature around 26 different operas a wide range of musical genres throughout ..... read more

Radio City Music HallRadio City Music Hall

Address: Rockefeller Center (6th Avenue at 50th Street)
Near Subway Stations: Rockefeller Center-50th Street | 50th Street | 49th Street

At the time of it's opening in 1932, Radio City Music Hall was the world's largest movie theatre with seating for just over 6,000 patrons. The striking art deco interior, both grand and yet ..... read more

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Phantom of the Opera On Broadway

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $131.68 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

While you are in New York, don't miss your chance to see the longest-running Broadway show in history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's magical The Phantom of Opera. Enjoy seating in the prime Orchestra or Front Mezzanine section of New York's historic Majestic Theatre. The top tickets typically sell out weeks in advance, so book now to guarantee your seat at one of the world's most famous musical theater performances!

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Madison Square GardenMadison Square Garden

Address: 46 Pennsylvania Plaza (8th Avenue & 33rd Street)
Near Subway Stations: 34th Street-Penn Station

Opened in 1968, the present day Madison Square Garden, often just called The Garden, is the fourth incarnation of this world famous arena. The first arena of this name in New York, opened ..... read more

Nassau Veterans Memorial ColiseumNassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Address: Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY.
Near Subway Stations: Hempstead Station

Located nearly 20 miles east of New York City on Long Island the Nassau Coliseum is included in our collection especially for hockey fans, as it is the home to the ..... read more

Yankee StadiumYankee Stadium

Address: East 161st Street and River Avenue, Bronx
Near Subway Stations: 161st Street-Yankee Stadium

Opening in 1911 on the site of the Croton Reservoir, the landmark building designed by Carrère and Hastings was the largest marble structure in the United States at ..... read more

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Big Apple Helicopter Tour of New York

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

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See New York's famous landmarks from the air on an exhilarating 15-minute helicopter tour. You'll come face-to-face with the Statue of Liberty as you fly above the Hudson River. Admire the iconic Empire State Building, the silver Art Deco brilliance of the Chrysler Building, and the sprawling green expanse of Central Park. A must for any visitor to New York City! Special Offer - Book and save 6% compared to another travel site! - Book Now!

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Zoos, Aquariums and Theme Parks

Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement ParkDeno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park

Address: On the boardwalk at the end of West 12th Street, Coney Island
Near Subway Stations: Stillwell Avenue | West 8th Street

Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park is centered around a world classic 150 foot Ferris wheel built on location at Coney Island all the way back in 1920. This is no ordinary ..... read more

Entrance to Luna ParkLuna Park on Coney Island

Address: 1000 Surf Avenue, Coney Island, Brooklyn
Near Subway Stations: Stillwell Avenue

The present day Luna park on Coney Island is a brand new resurrection of the original Luna park that operated from 1903 through 1944 when it was destroyed by ..... read more

Bronx ZooBronx Zoo

Address: 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York
Near Subway Stations: Pelham Parkway

New York's Bronx Zoo is the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States with over 4,000 animals of 650 species, many of which are threatened or endangered. Across 265 acres of ...... read more

Central Park Wildlife CenterCentral Park Wildlife Center

Address: Central Park, 5th Avenue at East 64th Street
Near Subway Stations: 59th Street-5th Avenue | 63rd Street-Lexington Avenue

Managed by the Wildlife Conservation Society, the Central Park Wildlife Center is part of an integrated network of four New York zoos and the New York Aquarium established to advances ..... read more

New York AquariumNew York Aquarium

Address: 602 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn
Near Subway Stations: West 8th Street | Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue Station

Since 1957, the New York Aquarium has been a part of the legendary Coney Island boardwalk experience. Operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society, the aquarium's 14 acre facility is packed to ..... read more

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Chicago On Broadway

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $171.68 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

See Broadway's red-hot musical smash 'Chicago', the recipient of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations. Add a bit of Chicago to your New York visit!

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