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Point  ($$$) 9.2
stay time indicator 2.0-2.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Museum

Local Favorite, Wheelchair Accessible, Guided Tours, Breathtaking Views, Famous, Family Fun, Self Guided Tour, Exhibitions, Music, Art Gallery

1000 fifth avenue, new york

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the United States and one of the most visited museums in the world. It was founded in 1870 by the group of businessmen financiers, artists, and cultural enthusiast. The museum showcase more than two million works divided among seventeen curatorial departments. The collection consists of works of art from classical; antiquity, ancient Egypt, paintings and sculpture from nearly all European masters, also the collection of American and modern art. The museum also features encyclopedic collections of musical instrument, costumes, and accessories as well as unique weapons and armor from around the world. The longest work in the museum collection is from 16th-century Egyptian carpet and the smallest is a 1.1-inch cylinder that was used to stamp impression on clay. The MET has been featured in many movies and comic books which make it most visited museum in the world with around 6.3 million visitors in 2015.

Point  (Free Entry) 8.5
stay time indicator 0.5-1.5 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Scenic, Novelty Attraction, Shopping Place

Wheelchair Accessible, Dog Friendly, Dine In, Biking, Shopping, Guided Tours, Breathtaking Views, Street Performance, Famous, Free Entry, Exhibitions, Bike Rentals, Souvenirs, Sightseeing Tours, Walking Around, People Watching, Concerts, Sightseeing, Nightlife, Photography, Music, Dance, Art Gallery, Movie Night, Live Shows

times square, new york

Times Square, popularly known as the Crossroads of the World, is an iconic; busiest tourist attraction. More than 50 million people visit this place annually. It is always crowded but for a special occasion like New Year’s Eve - the “Dropping of the ball” ceremony, it attracts more than a million visitors. Big, bright, and unforgettable flashing neon lights and brilliantly lit billboards and screens (not to mention the world’s largest LED NASDAQ sign!) make this place vibrant and exciting. This place offers an electrifying experience for everyone. There is a lot of entertainment options for families and people in all age groups; such as Broadway and street shows, Theatre, Concerts, Shopping, museums, and home to some of the best restaurants. You'll run into several street artists, people dressed as different superheroes, characters from movies/shows, etc. Feel free to take pictures with them in exchange for tips. The place is full of stores, hotels, cafes, bars, restaurants, and ticket booths. There are also many theatres and cinemas in the area.

Point  (Free Entry) 9.0
stay time indicator 0.5-1.0 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Historic Place, Landmark

Dine In, Famous, Family Fun, Free Entry, Walking Around, Nightlife, Dance, Free Wifi, Kids Friendly, Multilingual Staff

45 Rockfeller Plaza, new york

A visit to New York City wouldn't be complete without a trip to this National Historic Landmark. Rockefeller Center consists of 19 high-rise buildings spanning 22 acres between 48th and 51st street. This place is the epicenter of everything, a city within a city. See more than 100 sculptures, statues, murals, friezes, decorative fountains, and mosaics throughout the buildings. People enjoy skating at the world-famous rink during winter. The complex is also famous for its annual lighting of the Christmas tree.

Point  ($$) 9.0
stay time indicator 2.0-3.0 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Museum, Artsy

Wheelchair Accessible, Dine In, Guided Tours, Family Fun, Self Guided Tour, Exhibitions, Behind The Scenes Tours, Coffee Tea, Cafe

11 west 53 street, new york

The Museum of modern art is one of the largest and most influential museums of primarily American and European modern and contemporary art ranging from the late 19th century to the present. Visitors can browse through the following types of exhibits: Architecture and Design, Prints and Illustrated Books, Media and Performance Art, Painting and Sculpture, Drawings, Photography, and Film, and special exhibits throughout the year. The MOMA’s library includes approximately 300,000 books and exhibition catalogs, over 1000 periodical titles, and over 40,000 files of ephemera. Visitors can also take advantage of online educational programs, tours, lectures, and a number of war programs. The views are great in the summer, although winter is the busiest time of year. The gift shop is always fun to visit.

Point  (Price varies) 9.2
stay time indicator 0.5-1.0 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Sightseeing, Historic Place, Neighbourhood

Guided Tours, Street Performance, Famous, Family Fun, Free Entry, Self Guided Tour, Souvenirs, Sightseeing Tours, Walking Around, People Watching, Sightseeing, Nightlife, Pizza, Cafe, Live Shows, Full Bar

Theater District, new york

Theater District is a Manhattan Neighborhood with 41 broadway theaters and many other theaters, movie theaters, restaurants, hotels, and other entertaining places. Broadway is one of the most famous streets in New York with big, splashy musicals. The Theater District runs approximately from West 41st to West 54th Streets (south to north), and Sixth to Eighth Avenues (east to west).

Point  (Price varies) 9.0
stay time indicator 0.5-1.0 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Historic Place, Concert Hall

Wheelchair Accessible, Guided Tours, Concerts, Nightlife, Music, Live Shows

881 7th Ave, new york

Carnegie Hall is an Italian Renaissance-style building—with a brick-and-terra-cotta facade. There are three concert halls: the subterranean Zankel Hall, mainly for jazz; small Weill Recital Hall, usually given over to chamber music shows; and Isaac Stern Auditorium/Ronald O. Perelman Stage, the main (and largest) theater. Visitors get to enjoy a wide range of exceptional musical performances each season by acclaimed artists and composers; citywide festivals that feature collaborations with leading New York City cultural institutions; orchestral performances, chamber music, new-music concerts, and recitals; as well as the best in jazz, and other popular music. This place is home to more than 500 independently produced events each year.

Point  (Price varies) 8.9
stay time indicator 0.5-1.25 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Theatre, Architecture, Novelty Attraction

Wheelchair Accessible, Dine In, Guided Tours, Family Fun, Concerts, Behind The Scenes Tours, Live Shows

1260 6th Avenue, new york

Radio city hall, the entertainment venue located in Rockefeller Center, is the largest indoor theater in the world. It can hold over 6,000 people. Year-round performances such as leading pop and rock performances, television events like grammy awards, the Tony Awards, the Daytime Emmy Awards, the MTV Video Music Awards, and the NFL Draft have taken place in the hall. Theater focuses mainly on concerts and live stage shows throughout the year. Occasionally some movies premier and feature run take place such as the harry potter movie series. The shooting of many shows like Wheel of Fortune, Saturday Night Live, Barney & Friends, Celebrity Jeopardy, America's Got Talent took place in the Radio city hall. The radio city hall also conducts the Christmas spectacular featuring The Rockettes(women’s precision dance team) annually during holidays (November - Early January).

Point  (Price varies) 8.5
stay time indicator 0.75-1.25 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Indoor Arena

Wheelchair Accessible, Family Fun, People Watching, Concerts, Behind The Scenes Tours, Live Shows, Free Wifi

4 Pennsylvania Plaza, new york

Madison Square Garden often called "MSG" or simply "The Garden" is the world's most famous arena hosting pro sport, concerts, and other big events. It was home to the first indoor ice rinks in the US. It is the oldest arena in the National Hockey League and the second-oldest arena in the National Basketball Association. The first professional game by Michael Jordan was played on MSG. The ceiling of the MSG is concave rather than convex which gives sound absorptive acoustic insulation, allowing for the sound quality that makes it a concert mecca. MSG is the fourth-busiest music arena in the world in terms of ticket sales.

Point  (Price varies) 8.8
stay time indicator 1.0-1.75 hr stay Open now Check Hours of Operation
Performing Art Center, Landmark

Wheelchair Accessible, Dine In, Guided Tours, Family Fun, Behind The Scenes Tours, Music, Dance, Coffee Tea, Art Gallery, Educational Workshops, Cafe, Private Events, Live Shows, Ballet, Opera

10 Lincoln Center Plaza, new york

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is 16.3 acres building complex for music, dance, and theater performances. It is home to twelve institutions: The Chamber Music Society, The Film Society, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Lincoln Center Theater, The Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York City Opera, New York Philharmonic, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, School of American Ballet. Thousands of concerts and performances happen here each year, making it one of New York's most visited venues.

Point  ($$) 9.0
stay time indicator 1.0-2.0 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Museum, Landmark

Wheelchair Accessible, Dine In, Guided Tours, Famous, Family Fun, Exhibitions, Souvenirs, Art Gallery, Private Events, Kids Friendly

1071 5th Avenue, new york

The Guggenheim is one of the most significant museums and UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is famous for its location, unique architecture, art collection from Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, early Modern, and contemporary art. Visitors can also enjoy the special exhibitions throughout the year. Inside the building is a unique ramp gallery from ground level to the top in a long, continuous spiral along the outer edge of the building. It is the only landmark in new york that has been compared to the inverted cupcake, giant Jell-O mold & washing machine. The Guggenheim collection is an impressive collection of masterpieces - including the world’s largest collection of works by Russian artist Kandinsky, with almost 100 paintings and 60 works on paper. The building was built close to the park to ensure that it would fit into the surrounding natural environment.

Point  (Free Entry) 8.6
stay time indicator 1.0-1.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Museum

Wheelchair Accessible, Guided Tours, Family Fun, Exhibitions, Coffee Tea, Art Gallery, Educational Workshops, Cafe, Private Events, Live Shows, Kids Friendly

Queens Museum, Meridian Rd, new york

The Queens Museum is known for an international contemporary art exhibition that reflects the cultural diversity of the new york boroughs. The museum has focused on outreach and access for a wide range of audiences, presenting the highest quality visual arts and education programs. The Panorama of the City of New York is the best-known permanent exhibition at the Queens Museum. It is a 9,335-square-foot (867.2 m2) architectural model that includes every single building constructed before 1992 in all five boroughs; that is a total of 895,000 individual structures. A great place to take the family and spend an hour.

Point  ($$$) 8.5
stay time indicator 1.0-1.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Museum, Novelty Attraction

Wheelchair Accessible, Guided Tours, Family Fun, Souvenirs, Photography, Art Gallery, Private Events

234 W 42nd Street, new york

Madame Tussauds is a wax museum that showcases a collection of more than 200 painstakingly created wax figures of celebrities, historical leaders, and cultural icons. The wax figures look lifelike; artists apply each hair by hand and use red silk thread for veins to get the look. Some celebrities donate their clothes and accessories for their wax figure to give an extra-realistic display. The hair of the statues is regularly washed and conditioned to keep the look fresh. The visitors can also enjoy the 4D Marvel movie experience at an extra cost.

Point  ($$) 8.7
stay time indicator 0.75-1.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Museum, Artsy

Wheelchair Accessible, Guided Tours, Exhibitions, Concerts, Art Gallery

945 Madison Avenue, new york

Encounter masterpieces from the Renaissance to the early twentieth century at the Frick Collection. It is home to the high-quality collection of the perfect mix of architecture, interior design, paintings, furniture, and sculptures. Unlike other museums, which arrange works of art by date or artist or style, the Frick Collection Museum arranges paintings solely by Frick's (founder of Frick collection) own design. The museum also features the work of Rembrandt, Giovanni Bellini, El Greco, Frans Hals, Johannes Vermeer, Francois Boucher, Thomas Gainsborough, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Joseph Mallord William Turne, and much more.

Point  ($$) 8.9
stay time indicator 1.5-2.0 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Museum, Artsy

Wheelchair Accessible, Dine In, Guided Tours, Family Fun, Exhibitions, Behind The Scenes Tours, Cafe, Private Events

99 Gansevoort Street, new york

Whitney Museum exhibits a wide range of twentieth-century and contemporary American art, especially the works by living artists. There are more than 21,000 paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, films, videos, and artifacts of new media by more than 3,000 artists.

stay time indicator 1.0-1.5 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Architecture, Museum, Artsy

Wheelchair Accessible, Guided Tours, Family Fun, Self Guided Tour, Exhibitions, Art Gallery, Educational Workshops, Private Events

1220 5th Ave at 103rd Street, new york

The Museum of the City of New York is a history and art museum with a vision for a populist approach to the city. It engages visitors by celebrating, documenting, and interpreting the city’s past, present, and future. Today the Museum’s collection contains approximately 750,000 objects, including prints, photographs, decorative arts, costumes, paintings, sculptures, toys, and theatrical memorabilia. The Museum holds exhibitions regularly covering a broad range of topics such as trade, design, preservation, architecture, and anything else related to the city of New York.

Point  (Free Entry) 8.5
stay time indicator 1.0-2.0 hr stay Closed now Check Hours of Operation
Scenic, Public Park, Greenery

Local Favorite, Wheelchair Accessible, Dog Friendly, Hiking, Biking, Relaxing, Family Fun, Free Entry, Lush, Exhibitions, Walking Around, People Watching, Birding, Wildlife, Boating, Skating, Tennis, Football, Sightseeing, Photography, Aquarium, Private Events, Birthday Parties, Picnic, Lake

Prospect Park, Brooklyn, new york

Prospect Park is a 585-acre largest public park in Brooklyn. The main attraction of the park includes a 90-acre long meadow, the picnic house, the prospect park zoo, the pre-existing home of Edwin Clark Litchfield, the prospect lake, and the old arches & bridges. The park also boasts a large number of historic buildings such as a restored 1912 carousel, the concert grove - also known as the Oriental Pavilion, the historic eighteenth-century Lefferts House, the Music Pagoda, the colonnaded Grecian Shelter. The park also has sports facilities including seven baseball courts, a tennis center, a basketball court, a soccer field, and much more. The park zoo is a 12-acre zoo, presently offers children’s educational programs, is also engaged in the restoration of endangered species populations, runs a wildlife theater. The zoo houses about 630 animals and with over 300,000 visitors annually visiting the zoo. This park has beautiful gardens and a boat club. There is also 2 ice skating center. The trees are beautiful besides the charming lake.