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
    869 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    Central Park is a must-see if you’re in New York. Such a beautiful park to walk around. The green space is truly remarkable.

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    Times Square

    Times Square

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

    Iconic. Bright lights. Beautiful in its own way. Times Square is a place everyone needs to go once, but it can be a hectic nightmare.

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    Empire State Building

    Empire State Building

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

    Visited here with the Explorer Pass which definitely makes the whole experience worth it and worth the visit. 360 degree views of New York at sunset is beautiful!

  • 4
    Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Brooklyn Bridge Park

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

    A great new park on the water in DUMBO. Amazing views of Manhattan. Take the ferry south from North 6th St/Kent, in WIlliamsburg.

  • 5
    Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

    Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

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

    Amazing place, you could spend days exploring. Must make sure to check out the terrace view.

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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

    How awesome is the Statue of Liberty?? The answer is VERY. So much history and such an amazing view. Can't resist!

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    High Line Park

    High Line Park

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

    Fantastic spot located in an old rail line that runs through the heart of NYC. A great free place to walk and admire the graffiti/street art.

  • 8
    American Museum of Natural History

    American Museum of Natural History

    Ranked #7 overall in New York City things to do
    311 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
    345 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 is a very intense memorial. The fountains are beautiful and the museum is very well put together to remember the lives lost on this terrible day.If you're bringing kids ...

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