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
    813 reviews
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    If Manhattan is the center of the capital of the world, Central Park is the center of Manhattan, so it is the belly button of the Universe. Beautiful every day ...

  • 2
    Times Square

    Times Square

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

    Such a good place to visit! There are so many people and it's really impressive.

  • 3
    Empire State Building

    Empire State Building

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

    A tad pricy but the view is worth every penny. The view from this beautiful structure will be sure to take your breath away and leave you with some stunning ...

  • 4
    Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

    Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

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

    The Met is so large and there is so much amazing stuff to see it can be overwhelming. It’s a good strategy to pick a few areas to focus on ...

  • 5
    Statue of Liberty

    Statue of Liberty

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

    Is a relaxing boat ride away from Manhattan! Worth taking it in a sunny day!!

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    High Line Park

    High Line Park

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

    Excellent activity to do an a sunny day. Beautiful creation over old train rails where art, flora and great selfies spots are to be found.

  • 7
    American Museum of Natural History

    American Museum of Natural History

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

    So much to learn from this museum. My favorite is the cavemen exhibit and the solar exhibit.

  • 8
    Rockefeller Center

    Rockefeller Center

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

    Picturesque square with the main area turning into a skating rink during winters. There's the only Nintendo store in the world around the corner.

  • 9
    National September 11 Memorial & Museum

    National September 11 Memorial & Museum

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

    Memorial area for people who lost their lives during September 11. Park officer places a stalk of flower on the person's tablet whose birthday happen to be on that day. ...

  • 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

    Such a great view. I highly recommend, more than Empire State Building, as you can see the ES from top of the rock. The lines aren't too long either and ...

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