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
    860 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    You must visit this place if you're in NY. I can't get enough of it! Beautiful and calm.

  • 2
    Times Square

    Times Square

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

    Granted you can't visit New York without at least walking through Times Square. Let's face it though once is enough! It's always super crowded so it can be impossible to ...

  • 3
    Empire State Building

    Empire State Building

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

    Bit expensive but the view was worth it. Been to NY many times but first time here. Line up was long but well organized as it moved fast.

  • 4
    Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

    Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

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

    The Met is a must-see attraction for visitors and locals alike. You can easily spend the entire day here and still not hope to see it all. If you are ...

  • 5
    Statue of Liberty

    Statue of Liberty

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

    Take the Staten Island Ferry for free and you will get a nice view of the city and of the Statue of Liberty.

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    High Line Park

    High Line Park

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

    I don't think I could enjoy this as much for feeling more like prodded cattle than a person walking and hanging out with friends. It's very crowded...I happened to realize ...

  • 7
    American Museum of Natural History

    American Museum of Natural History

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

    I LOVE the AMNH, one of my favourites. We spent about 3.5 hours here but I could have stayed longer . The space auditorium experience was amazing,never experienced anything like ...

  • 8
    Rockefeller Center

    Rockefeller Center

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

    It's an iconic place, be aware tourist congestion can be really awful. Try the rock, best sunset ever on NYC.

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    National September 11 Memorial & Museum

    National September 11 Memorial & Museum

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

    Really unfortunate event, fallen towers have been replaced with waterfall pool, two of these, north and south.

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    The Museum of Modern Art

    The Museum of Modern Art

    Ranked #10 overall in New York City things to do
    245 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
    Popular withArtsyHistoryStudents

    I could spend all day here! There are a lot of really famous works in this museum that are instantly recognizable- like Starry Night, one of my personal favorites

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