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

    a very nice walk in the park. i recommend spending the afternoon here, maybe a picnic or just simply relaxing. i remember one man who told me that central park ...

  • 2
    Times Square

    Times Square

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

    If you are in New York for the first time, you must go to Time Square. Forget about the talk that it is a tourist trap, is not. Take a ...

  • 3
    Empire State Building

    Empire State Building

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

    Nice view, choose to go day or night but if you can go on both. Buy online to avoid long lines

  • 4
    Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Ranked #1 overall in Brooklyn things to do
    466 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 ...

  • 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

    The greatest thing about this museum is that there are constantly exhibits being added at any given time. So much culture, art, and history happen here making it a must ...

  • 6
    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
    386 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Garden, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyArtsyFamilies

    Its a lovely park and a good use of space, but there's no monitoring, so it's almost always overcrowded.

  • 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

    This is my absolute favorite museum of all time. It’s huge and has so much to see. I would certainly recommend the Museum of Natural History to others.

  • 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

    Impressive architecture. It offers insight into a painful moment in history while celebrating American endurance.

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