10 BEST Places to Visit in New York City

A symbol of freedom and welcome to immigrants, it's a must-visit on Liberty Island.

1. Statue of Liberty

Take a free hour-long ride for iconic views of New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty.

2. Staten Island Ferry

Visit its observation deck for spectacular views of the city and its Art Deco architecture.

3. Empire State Building

Explore over 2 million works of art from around the world and throughout history.

4. Metropolitan Museum of Art

Home to an impressive collection of modern works of art.

5. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Perfect for kids, offering IMAX shows and hands-on activities.

6. American Museum of Natural History

A transit hub and architectural landmark with shops, dining, and historic spots.

7. Grand Central Terminal

A 843-acre green oasis for exercise, relaxation, and exploration.

8. Central Park

Visit during the holidays for its famous Christmas tree and ice skating rink.

9. Rockefeller Center

Take a walk from Lower Manhattan to Brooklyn Heights for stunning views.

10. Brooklyn Bridge

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