As the link between Brooklyn and Manhattan, this bridge soars above New York’s East River. Since its original construction in 1883, millions of people have passed its recognizable cables and granite towers. Today, approximately 150,000 cars and pedestrians cross this bridge on a daily basis.
Located at the center of Midtown Manhattan, the internationally recognized Empire State Building is a landmark that should be on every itinerary for tourists of New York City. Both the 86th and the 102nd floors contain observatories that offer breathtaking views of the skyline and beyond. Make sure to include a visit to the top of this famous monument while you’re in the Big Apple.
350 5th Ave
Where can you explore 65 shops, 35 places to eat and a smorgasbord of exciting events? It’s all at Grand Central Terminal, of course! There’s so much to do and see at this wonderful landmark that you’ll want to keep coming back to experience even more fun.
42nd Street and Park Avenue
89 E 42nd St
Situated at the northwest corner of the World Trade Center site, One World Observatory offers spectacular views of the city, great exhibits and fantastic restaurants. For a memorable New York experience you’ll always treasure, a visit to this observatory is definitely worth the trip.
285 Fulton St
In remembrance of the people who died due to the September 11, 2001 terror attacks and the February 1993 World Trade Center bombing, this national memorial is a tribute to their lives. With reflecting pools and manmade waterfalls, the names of each victim is inscribed in the surrounding bronze panels. There’s also a museum that provides a background of the events of 9/11 and explores the consequences of this attack on American soil.
The High Line is a 1.45-mile-long New York City linear park built in Manhattan. You can find it on an elevated section of a disused New York Central Railroad spur called the West Side Line. Make sure to check out the landscape design, which is a combination of perennials, grasses, shrubs and trees.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, colloquially known as "the Met," is the largest art museum in the United States. It’s also among the most visited art museums in the world. Presenting more than 5,000 years of art from across the globe, this popular attraction offers a creative experience for all tastes and styles.
1000 5th Ave
The New York Historical Society is an American history museum and library located at the corner of 77th Street and Central Park West in Manhattan. Founded in 1804, it is considered New York's first museum.
170 Central Park West
This historic sculpture has come to represent freedom and democracy. In 1886, it was dedicated as the Statue of Liberty. Then in 1924, this statue was designated as a National Monument. Since 1933, employees of the National Park Service have taken care of this important American symbol. You can visit the statue in person and enjoy beautiful views of the city from the famous crown.
56 min via NY-9A and 10th Ave, 1 hr 14 min subway
The Whitney Museum of American Art presents the full range of twentieth-century and contemporary American art. Its special focus is on works by living artists. And this museum is also beloved for its devotion to collecting, preserving and exhibiting art for the general public to appreciate.
99 Gansevoort St, New York, NY 10014