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
    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

    Naturally, every tourist comes here. But avoid it during the day because it's a mad house. The best time to go is at 11:58pm. Why so specific? Each night at ...

  • 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

    Best view in the city. If you want to see New York from every angle, be sure to ride to the top of the Empire State Building!

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    Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Ranked #1 overall in Brooklyn things to do
    467 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Bridge, Landmark, Park, Popular
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureHistory

    The walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, whether you're walking from Brooklyn to Manhattan or vice versa, is one of the most iconic walks New York City has to offer. When ...

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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
    416 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    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 ...

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    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

    Lady liberty is quite the site to see and definitely worth visiting at least once.

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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 definitely surprises me who much it is a cool place to enjoy a part of New York. Be sure to go in a calm day

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    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

    There’s a lot to see here and worth a visit, especially in poor weather. Could do with some refurbishment I think. Not much for younger kids.

  • 9
    Rockefeller Center

    Rockefeller Center

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

    so worth it. i remember being up there and feeling like i can conquer the world. everyone needs to get to feel that at least once in their life.

  • 10
    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

    This was one of the most emotional experiences I’ve had while traveling. I loved this museum and I think everyone should experience it at some point. It brings you back ...

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