Things to do in New York City

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    Central Park

    Central Park

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

    Iconic New York experience and American culture touchstone. Even before you go, you must already formed a vivid picture of what its like from books and movies (Stuart Little? Catcher ...

  • 2
    Times Square

    Times Square

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

    You've seen the same photo of it on instagram, TV, films, and NYE. Well, it's much less exciting in real life. It's a genuine nightmare to navigate through as it's ...

  • 3
    Empire State Building

    Empire State Building

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

    For $17 to go up to the top. You are able to see the entire city and surrounding territory. I recommend to go at night, since NYC is very beautiful ...

  • 4
    Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

    Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

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

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

  • 5
    Statue of Liberty

    Statue of Liberty

    Ranked #5 overall in New York City things to do
    408 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
    388 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Garden, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyArtsyFamilies

    It’s amazing, what used to be an old railroad track has been transformed into a park. I suggest you go when it’s a little warmer since it can get really ...

  • 7
    American Museum of Natural History

    American Museum of Natural History

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

    Enjoyed the musuem immensely. Fantastic place for all the family. Highly recommended

  • 8
    Rockefeller Center

    Rockefeller Center

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

    Wandering through Rockefeller Center while in New York is a must. Even more so during Christmas! It’s really pretty but always crowded. So you’ll be fighting for pictures... but that’s ...

  • 9
    National September 11 Memorial & Museum

    National September 11 Memorial & Museum

    Ranked #9 overall in New York City things to do
    296 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.

  • 10
    The Museum of Modern Art

    The Museum of Modern Art

    Ranked #10 overall in New York City things to do
    246 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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