Things to do in Greater New York City

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    Central Park

    Central Park

    Ranked #1 overall in New York City things to do
    833 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    Exploring the park shortly after 8 am was the highlight of our trip. Seeing iconic locations with glorious sunlight made the experience magical. Joggers, people out walking their dogs, ice ...

  • 2
    Times Square

    Times Square

    Ranked #2 overall in New York City things to do
    899 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Shopping, Entertainment, Landmark, Neighbourhood
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureOutdoorsy

    Times Square is one of those magical places you hear about, go, and kind of are on to the next thing. I think that it’s super touristy but it still ...

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    Empire State Building

    Empire State Building

    Ranked #3 overall in New York City things to do
    519 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesAdventure

    The Empire State Building is an American cultural icon. It is designed in the distinctive Art Deco style and has been named as one of Seven Wondets of the Modern ...

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    Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

    Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

    Ranked #4 overall in New York City things to do
    404 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
    Popular withArtsyHistoryStudents

    One of my favorite museums. One day isnt enough to go through the whole museum. Make sure to visit special exhibits

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    Statue of Liberty

    Statue of Liberty

    Ranked #5 overall in New York City things to do
    403 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesAdventure

    Check the weather! It is a life experience, take your time the island is small so enjoy!

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    High Line Park

    High Line Park

    Ranked #6 overall in New York City things to do
    369 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Scenic Lookout, Garden, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyArtsyFamilies

    I really enjoyed the high line. We walked the whole thing and it was a great way to get a different perspective on the city. Really worth prioritising this on ...

  • 7
    American Museum of Natural History

    American Museum of Natural History

    Ranked #7 overall in New York City things to do
    300 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    This is my absolute favorite museum of all time. It’s huge and has so much to see. I would certainly recommend the Museum of Natural History to others.

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    Rockefeller Center

    Rockefeller Center

    Ranked #8 overall in New York City things to do
    330 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withFamiliesHistoryArtsy

    You can't come to New York City and miss this! The history and views this place has to offer is amazing!

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    National September 11 Memorial & Museum

    National September 11 Memorial & Museum

    Ranked #9 overall in New York City things to do
    289 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    Beautiful memorial, does a great job of representing the towers and respecting those who died. The new museum should be opening soon- I want to go see it!

  • 10
    Top of the Rock

    Top of the Rock

    Ranked #10 overall in New York City things to do
    215 reviews
    Outdoors, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureOutdoorsy

    We did this at night and the view was fab. Not much to do inside unlike the ESB it's more expensive aswell but well worth the trip up for the ...

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