nyc things to do
National Museum of the American Indian is one of nyc things to do.

1. National Museum of the American Indian

7.4
1 Bowling Grn (btwn Broadway & State St), New York, NY
Museum · Financial District · 108 tips and reviews
BODIES...The Exhibition is one of nyc things to do.

2. BODIES...The Exhibition

11 Fulton St (South Street Seaport at Pier 17), New York, NY
Science Museum · Financial District · 81 tips and reviews
Ellis Island Immigration Museum is one of nyc things to do.

3. Ellis Island Immigration Museum

8.6
Ellis Island, Jersey City, NJ
History Museum · Ellis Island · 165 tips and reviews
National September 11 Memorial is one of nyc things to do.

4. National September 11 Memorial

9.2
180 Greenwich St (btwn Liberty & Fulton St), New York, NY
Memorial Site · Financial District · 870 tips and reviews
Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is one of nyc things to do.

5. Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA)

8.4
215 Centre St (btwn Howard & Grand St), New York, NY
History Museum · SoHo · 30 tips and reviews
Rubin Museum of Art is one of nyc things to do.

6. Rubin Museum of Art

8.9
150 W 17th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Chelsea · 102 tips and reviews
Empire State Building is one of nyc things to do.

7. Empire State Building

9.1
350 5th Ave (btwn 33rd & 34th St), New York, NY
Structure · Koreatown · 1175 tips and reviews
The Morgan Library & Museum is one of nyc things to do.

8. The Morgan Library & Museum

9.2
225 Madison Ave (btwn E 36th & E 37th St), New York, NY
Museum · Murray Hill · 180 tips and reviews
Madison Square Garden is one of nyc things to do.

9. Madison Square Garden

8.8
4 Penn Plz (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Basketball Stadium · Chelsea · 997 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: Hockey season is back! View classic Rangers photos at the Daily News photo archive! Read more.

Rockefeller Center is one of nyc things to do.

10. Rockefeller Center

9.1
Rockefeller Plaza (btwn W 49th & W 50th St), New York, NY
Plaza · Rockefeller Center · 849 tips and reviews
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is one of nyc things to do.

11. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

9.3
11 W 53rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · 1876 tips and reviews
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is one of nyc things to do.

12. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

9.0
Pier 86 (at W 46th St & 12th Ave), New York, NY
History Museum · Hell's Kitchen · 349 tips and reviews
Central Park Zoo is one of nyc things to do.

13. Central Park Zoo

8.5
Central Park (btwn E 63rd & E 65th St), New York, NY
Zoo · Central Park · 248 tips and reviews
Museum of Arts & Design (MAD) is one of nyc things to do.

14. Museum of Arts & Design (MAD)

7.7
2 Columbus Cir (btwn 8th Ave & Broadway), New York, NY
Art Museum · Theater District · 81 tips and reviews
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is one of nyc things to do.

15. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

9.5
70 Lincoln Center Plz (btwn Columbus & 10th Ave), New York, NY
Performing Arts Venue · Lincoln Square · 215 tips and reviews
Whitney Museum of American Art is one of nyc things to do.

16. Whitney Museum of American Art

9.1
99 Gansevoort St (btwn 10th Ave & Washington St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Meatpacking District · 435 tips and reviews
Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of nyc things to do.

17. Metropolitan Museum of Art

9.5
1000 5th Ave (btwn E 80th & E 84th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · 1953 tips and reviews
New-York Historical Society Museum & Library is one of nyc things to do.

18. New-York Historical Society Museum & Library

8.8
170 Central Park W (at W 77th St), New York, NY
History Museum · Upper West Side · 93 tips and reviews
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is one of nyc things to do.

19. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

8.5
1071 5th Ave (at E 89th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Carnegie Hill · 569 tips and reviews
American Museum of Natural History is one of nyc things to do.

20. American Museum of Natural History

9.2
200 Central Park W (btwn W 77th & W 81st St), New York, NY
Science Museum · Upper West Side · 1397 tips and reviews
Museum of the City of New York is one of nyc things to do.

21. Museum of the City of New York

8.6
1220 5th Ave (at E 103rd St), New York, NY
History Museum · East Harlem · 148 tips and reviews
El Museo del Barrio is one of nyc things to do.

22. El Museo del Barrio

7.7
1230 5th Ave (btwn E 104th & E 105th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Central Park · 55 tips and reviews
High Line is one of nyc things to do.

23. High Line

9.4
btwn Gansevoort & W 34th St (btwn 10th & 12th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Chelsea · 1499 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Built in the 30s, this was an active railway until 1980. "Friends of the High Line" formed in 1999 with the idea of turning it into an elevated park similar to the Promenade Plantée in Paris.

Battery Park is one of nyc things to do.

24. Battery Park

9.1
Battery Pl (at State St), New York, NY
Park · Financial District · 301 tips and reviews

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Take in unparalleled views as seagulls fly, the waves lap, and the sun sets over Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.

Castle Clinton National Monument is one of nyc things to do.

25. Castle Clinton National Monument

7.7
Battery Pl, New York, NY
Historic and Protected Site · Financial District · 32 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Last of 5 forts built in NYC for War of 1812. Erected by students of Columbia University. Site of NY Aquarium until 1941. Now host to ferries to Liberty and Ellis Islands. More info avail via our blog Read more.

Grand Central Terminal is one of nyc things to do.

26. Grand Central Terminal

9.0
87 E 42nd St (btwn Vanderbilt & Park Ave), New York, NY
Rail Station · Midtown East · 1466 tips and reviews

Lucky MagazineLucky Magazine: Have time to kill? The closest thing to a mall in NYC, the shops at Grand Central Station run the gamut from high-end lingerie to French pastries.

Times Square is one of nyc things to do.

27. Times Square

8.3
Broadway & 7th Ave (btwn W 42nd & 47th St), New York, NY
Plaza · Theater District · 2361 tips and reviews

MashableMashable: If you're an AT&T customer, you're in luck with its free Wi-Fi here. You won't be able to get it for free in most places in NYC. - Vadim Lavrusik Read more.

Bryant Park is one of nyc things to do.

28. Bryant Park

9.5
W 42nd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Midtown East · 1228 tips and reviews

29. New York Public Library

9.3
476 5th Ave (at W 42nd St), New York, NY
Library · Midtown East · 530 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Your request for a book used to be shot throughout the building via giant brass pneumatic tubes. Now obsolete, the pipes can still be viewed at the clerk’s desk in the third-floor catalog room. Read more.

Chrysler Building is one of nyc things to do.

30. Chrysler Building

8.4
405 Lexington Ave (at E 42nd St), New York, NY
Structure · Turtle Bay · 91 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The Chrysler Building was built at an average rate of four floors per week & was the world's tallest building for 11 months before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931.

Carnegie Hall is one of nyc things to do.

31. Carnegie Hall

9.2
881 7th Ave (at W 57th St), New York, NY
Concert Hall · Theater District · 110 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best concert auditorium in NYC hosts the world’s greatest orchestras, instrumentalists and singers. Lately, prominent world-music acts and even rock bands have been added to the mix. Read more.

Chinatown is one of nyc things to do.

32. Chinatown

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 207 tips and reviews

DoraDora: Visit one of the largest Buddhist temples in NYC, right across from the Manhattan Bridge. See a massive golden Buddha and get a fortune for a $1 donation! Powered by ParentsConnect.com

City Hall Park is one of nyc things to do.

33. City Hall Park

8.8
17 Park Row (btwn Broadway & Centre St), New York, NY
Park · Downtown Manhattan · 143 tips and reviews

Matthew K.Matthew Kramer: Free Wi-Fi in City Hall Park! Take out the laptop or iPhone, sit, relax, eat lunch. It's awesome.

Flatiron Building is one of nyc things to do.

34. Flatiron Building

175 5th Ave (at E 23rd St), New York, NY
Structure · Flatiron District · 136 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This triangle shaped building was built in 1902 and is considered the World's first Skyscraper. It has become famous in recent years as the setting of The Daily Bugle in the "Spider-Man" movies.

Greenwich Village is one of nyc things to do.

35. Greenwich Village

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 38 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Take in the splendor of the Village (and a few brews) with the Historical Greenwich Village Pubs and Taverns Walking Tour. 5:15pm daily.

Washington Square Arch is one of nyc things to do.

36. Washington Square Arch

9.0
Washington Sq N, New York, NY
Monument · Greenwich Village · 46 tips and reviews

Joe M.Joe Mangrum: Check out sand paintings on saturdays

Little Italy is one of nyc things to do.

37. Little Italy

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 122 tips and reviews

Diego R.Diego Rufo: Little Italy is full of restaurants where you can enjoy good pizza and pasta. And, if you’re lucky and they are in the middle of holidays, you can enjoy a nice colourful decorated little Italy. Read more.

Radio City Music Hall is one of nyc things to do.

38. Radio City Music Hall

9.3
1260 Avenue of the Americas (at W 50th St), New York, NY
Concert Hall · Rockefeller Center · 390 tips and reviews
TriBeCa is one of nyc things to do.

39. TriBeCa

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 24 tips and reviews
Top of the Rock Observation Deck is one of nyc things to do.

40. Top of the Rock Observation Deck

9.3
30 Rockefeller Plz (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Rockefeller Center · 886 tips and reviews

TODAY ShowTODAY Show: A breathtaking view of Manhattan.

The Frick Collection is one of nyc things to do.

41. The Frick Collection

8.8
1 E 70th St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Upper East Side · 212 tips and reviews

iFanboyiFanboy: The Frick Museum is the model for Avengers Mansion, which is in the same location in the pages of Avengers comics from Marvel Comics.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York is one of nyc things to do.

42. Federal Reserve Bank of New York

7.7
33 Liberty St (btwn Nassau & William St), New York, NY
Bank · Financial District · 38 tips and reviews
Apollo Theater is one of nyc things to do.

43. Apollo Theater

9.0
253 W 125th St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Theater · Central Harlem · 142 tips and reviews
Cleopatra's Needle is one of nyc things to do.

44. Cleopatra's Needle

2485 Broadway (btwn 93rd St and 92nd St), New York, NY
Jazz and Blues Venue · Upper West Side · 37 tips and reviews
Intrepid Museum Store is one of nyc things to do.

45. Intrepid Museum Store

8.8
1 Intrepid Sq (at W 46th St), New York, NY
Gift Store · Hell's Kitchen · 11 tips and reviews
Japan Society is one of nyc things to do.

46. Japan Society

9.2
333 E 47th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Museum · Turtle Bay · 48 tips and reviews
New York Public Library - Jefferson Market is one of nyc things to do.

47. New York Public Library - Jefferson Market

8.8
425 Avenue of the Americas (at W 10th St), New York, NY
Library · West Village · 41 tips and reviews
Federal Hall National Memorial is one of nyc things to do.

48. Federal Hall National Memorial

7.8
26 Wall St (at Nassau St), New York, NY
Historic and Protected Site · Financial District · 42 tips and reviews
Site of Buttonwood Agreement is one of nyc things to do.

49. Site of Buttonwood Agreement

68 Wall Street, New York, NY
Historic and Protected Site · Financial District · 1 tip

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: On May 17, 1792, 24 stock brokers came to an agreement to only trade amongst each other and formalize trading. This agreement, in essence, started the NY Stock Exchange. More info via our blog Read more.

Wollman Rink is one of nyc things to do.

50. Wollman Rink

8.9
830 5th Ave (at East Dr), New York, NY
Skating Rink · Central Park · 83 tips and reviews
Blue Note is one of nyc things to do.

51. Blue Note

8.5
131 W 3rd St (btwn MacDougal St & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Jazz and Blues Venue · Greenwich Village · 174 tips and reviews

Lilly C.Lilly Calandrello: The music here is amazing! The list of great artist who have played the Blue Note is phenomenal. The place itself .. not so much. Somewhat of a cave. But I always enjoy it anyway :) Read more.

Chelsea Market is one of nyc things to do.

52. Chelsea Market

9.2
75 9th Ave (btwn W 15th & W 16th St), New York, NY
Market · Chelsea · 1218 tips and reviews

Official H.Official Hank: New York City Gem! Upon exiting one must have a milk shake, fat witch brown, chelsea basket, Sara Beth Sandwich, bag of fruit, and fresh lobster. Check! www.officialhank.com

New Museum is one of nyc things to do.

53. New Museum

7.7
235 Bowery (btwn Stanton & Rivington St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Lower East Side · 204 tips and reviews
IFC Center is one of nyc things to do.

54. IFC Center

9.1
323 Avenue of the Americas (at W 3rd St), New York, NY
Indie Movie Theater · Greenwich Village · 192 tips and reviews
The Cloisters is one of nyc things to do.

55. The Cloisters

9.0
99 Margaret Corbin Dr (at Fort Tryon Pl), New York, NY
Museum · Hudson Heights · 250 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: One of the most peaceful and tranquil museums in NYC – you’ll swear you heard the chanting of monks. The medieval tapestries and architecture is divine.

Museum of the Moving Image is one of nyc things to do.

56. Museum of the Moving Image

9.2
36-01 35th Ave (btwn 36th St and 37th St), Astoria, NY
Museum · Astoria · 186 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Come here after 4pm on Fridays for Free Admission! The Jim Henson exhibit is very cool – see it before it closes. Check their film-screening schedule – it’s included in your admission.

New York Hall of Science is one of nyc things to do.

57. New York Hall of Science

8.5
47-01 111th St (at 47th Ave), Corona, NY
Science Museum · Flushing Meadows-Corona Park · 95 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: A perfect place for the family to spend an afternoon – play an educational round of mini golf or let the kids frolic in the playground. It’s definitely crowded during the weekends.

Queens Museum is one of nyc things to do.

58. Queens Museum

8.6
Great Lakes Court (Kennedy Circle), Queens, NY
Art Museum · Flushing Meadows-Corona Park · 59 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Make the trek just for the New York City Panorama – it’s absolutely worth it. Afterwards, take a stroll around the Unisphere and the World’s Fair Pavilion.

Louis Armstrong House Museum is one of nyc things to do.

59. Louis Armstrong House Museum

9.4
34-56 107th St (btwn 34th & 37th Ave), Corona, NY
Museum · 17 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: A must for any Jazz fanatic or if you’re curious about Louis Armstrong. The house is a shrine to his larger-than-life personality and talent.

The Noguchi Museum is one of nyc things to do.

60. The Noguchi Museum

9.2
9-01 33rd Rd (at Vernon Blvd), Long Island City, NY
Art Museum · 67 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: A haven for those seeking some Zen and Tranquility! Make your pilgrimage on the first Friday of the month for pay-what-you-wish admission.

61. Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)

8.2
227 W 27th St (at 7th Ave), New York, NY
Museum · Chelsea · 40 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Visit this small (and FREE) museum and learn all you needed to know about the history of fashion. The exhibits are particularly inspiring.

Neue Galerie is one of nyc things to do.

62. Neue Galerie

8.7
1048 5th Ave (at E 86th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Upper East Side · 124 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Skip the $20 admission to see the beautiful Gustav Klimt painting by coming on the first Friday of the month from 6-8pm when admission is Free.

American Folk Art Museum is one of nyc things to do.

63. American Folk Art Museum

45 W 53rd St, New York, NY
Art Museum · Midtown East · 11 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: This small museum is completely underrated – not only because it’s free, but due to the amazing items on display, the architecture and the live music.

Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA) is one of nyc things to do.

64. Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA)

594 Broadway (at Houston St.), New York, NY
Art Museum · SoHo · 10 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Unleash your inner teenager and check out the amazing rotating comic and graphic novel exhibitions at this small museum.

International Center of Photography is one of nyc things to do.

65. International Center of Photography

250 Bowery (btwn E Houston & Prince St), New York, NY
Art Gallery · NoLita · 64 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: This amazing center will re-kindle your love affair with photography – the exhibits are amazing and the classes are amazing. Come on Friday Nights for Free Admission.

Tibet House US is one of nyc things to do.

66. Tibet House US

8.3
22 W 15th St (between 5th & 6th aves), New York, NY
Art Museum · Union Square · 10 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Visit this urban oasis during one of the center’s special events and you’ll be treated to all that is special and magical about this Buddhist Mecca.

Wave Hill is one of nyc things to do.

67. Wave Hill

9.3
675 W 252nd St (Independence Ave), Bronx, NY
Garden · Riverdale · 51 tips and reviews

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Watch the sun set over the Palisades or visit one of the most impressive arboretums in New York City.

Landmark's Sunshine Cinema is one of nyc things to do.

68. Landmark's Sunshine Cinema

143 E Houston St (btwn Forsyth & Eldridge St), New York, NY
Indie Movie Theater · Lower East Side · 138 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Couples visit this theater to canoodle in the dark while watching quality indie fare. Landmark hosts one of the best midnight-movie series in town, screening both cult faves and classics. Read more.

Culture Fix is one of nyc things to do.

69. Culture Fix

9 Clinton St (btwn Stanton & E Houston St.), New York, NY
Art Gallery · Lower East Side · 33 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This subterranean bar, gallery and performance space hosts regular music and comedy events, such as the monthly Acoustic Night and the weekly Comedy Night hosted by Aaron Glaser and Danny Jolles. Read more.

Studio Museum in Harlem is one of nyc things to do.

70. Studio Museum in Harlem

8.6
144 W 125th St (Between Lenox and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevards), New York, NY
Art Museum · Central Harlem · 56 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Cash-strapped daters should visit this uptown institution on Sundays for free admission. Explore exhibits such as “Harlem Postcards,” which uses photography to examine changes in the neighborhood. Read more.

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is one of nyc things to do.

71. Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

9.0
1000 Richmond Ter (Snug Harbor Rd), Staten Island, NY
Cultural Center · Randall Manor · 40 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: The majestic Greek Revival buildings adorning this campus were built between 1831 and 1880 as dormitories for retired sailors, who were housed here until 1976.

The Shops at Columbus Circle is one of nyc things to do.

72. The Shops at Columbus Circle

8.0
10 Columbus Cir (btwn W 58th & W 60th St), New York, NY
Shopping Mall · Central Park · 198 tips and reviews

MasterCardMasterCard: Get a $50 restaurant gift card by shopping with your MasterCard. Ask how at the Guest Services counter.

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is one of nyc things to do.

73. Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

7.2
895 Shore Rd, Bronx, NY
History Museum · 12 tips and reviews
City Island Nautical Museum is one of nyc things to do.

74. City Island Nautical Museum

7.2
190 Fordham St, Bronx, NY
History Museum · City Island · 3 tips and reviews
Ellis Island is one of nyc things to do.

75. Ellis Island

New York, NY
Island · 89 tips and reviews
Alice Austen House is one of nyc things to do.

76. Alice Austen House

7.5
2 Hylan Blvd (Edgewater St), Staten Island, NY
Art Museum · Rosebank · 17 tips and reviews
Angelika Film Center is one of nyc things to do.

77. Angelika Film Center

8.9
18 W Houston St (at Mercer St), New York, NY
Indie Movie Theater · Greenwich Village · 211 tips and reviews
Cinépolis Chelsea is one of nyc things to do.

78. Cinépolis Chelsea

260 W 23rd St (8th Ave), New York, NY
Movie Theater · Chelsea · 174 tips and reviews
Fat Cat is one of nyc things to do.

79. Fat Cat

75 Christopher St (btwn 7th Ave S & Bleecker St), New York, NY
Jazz and Blues Venue · West Village · 371 tips and reviews
SoHo is one of nyc things to do.

80. SoHo

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 147 tips and reviews
Pier 25 Mini Golf is one of nyc things to do.

81. Pier 25 Mini Golf

8.2
225 West St (at N Moore St), New York, NY
Mini Golf Course · Tribeca · 35 tips and reviews
St. Patrick's Cathedral is one of nyc things to do.

82. St. Patrick's Cathedral

9.5
14 E 51st St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Church · 306 tips and reviews