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
    871 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    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
    937 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Shopping, Entertainment, Landmark
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureOutdoorsy

    it was wonderful, so many lights and beautiful sights around. i recommend going in the morning if you wanna be there with less packed people and better pictures.

  • 3
    Empire State Building

    Empire State Building

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

    It's a great sight to see, but not worth the trip to the top. It's over priced. The views are nice but not worth paying $50+ for it. You can ...

  • 4
    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

    If you are in New York you really must take a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge and then grab a drink and spend some time people watching in Brooklyn Bridge ...

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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
    415 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the most famous sights to see in NYC, whether you are a tourist or you live in NYC the met is a ...

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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

    What a beautiful symbol of our country's freedom! The boat takes you to the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and then back to Manhattan. A Statue of Liberty Museum is ...

  • 7
    High Line Park

    High Line Park

    Ranked #6 overall in New York City things to do
    387 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

    Best dinosaur exhibit outside of the Smithsonian in DC. Quicker to get into than the MET even on busy days with maximum crowds. Also suggested donation.

  • 9
    Rockefeller Center

    Rockefeller Center

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

    There is a good amount of options in stores and places to eat here. Take a lot of pictures

  • 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

    A truly powerful and sobering memorial of the events from September 11, 2001. Our family lost a dear friend in that tragic event.

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