Things to do in New York City

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    Central Park

    Central Park

    Ranked #1 overall in New York City things to do
    9.5881 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesGreen

    Great place to relax, explore, or meet people (weather permitting). You can spend a whole day here and still not see the whole thing.

  • 2
    Times Square

    Times Square

    Ranked #2 overall in New York City things to do
    8.7952 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Shopping, Entertainment, Landmark
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureFoodies

    It’s always crowded but it’s impossible to come to New York City and not go to times square.

  • 3
    Empire State Building

    Empire State Building

    Ranked #3 overall in New York City things to do
    9.0541 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    The views from the observation deck are fantastic but the whole experience is pretty rough. You have to queue again and again and get herded from section to section. It’s ...

  • 4
    Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

    Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

    Ranked #4 overall in New York City things to do
    9.5417 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    The greatest thing about this museum is that there are constantly exhibits being added at any given time. So much culture, art, and history happen here making it a must ...

  • 5
    Statue of Liberty

    Statue of Liberty

    Ranked #5 overall in New York City things to do
    9.2412 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesAdventure

    The second most boring place or maybe the first most boring place I've ever been to for being such a thing to see it's nothing to see it's super boring ...

  • 6
    High Line Park

    High Line Park

    Ranked #6 overall in New York City things to do
    9.4390 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Garden, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyArtsyFamilies

    The most fun place I have found to walk in the city yet. Starting in spring they offered great tours showing off spring ephemerals. Every time I go there are ...

  • 7
    American Museum of Natural History

    American Museum of Natural History

    Ranked #7 overall in New York City things to do
    9.3314 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    This is my absolute favorite museum of all time. It’s huge and has so much to see. I would certainly recommend the Museum of Natural History to others.

  • 8
    Rockefeller Center

    Rockefeller Center

    Ranked #8 overall in New York City things to do
    8.6350 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Shopping, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withFamiliesHistoryArtsy

    Wandering through Rockefeller Center while in New York is a must. Even more so during Christmas! It’s really pretty but always crowded. So you’ll be fighting for pictures... but that’s ...

  • 9
    National September 11 Memorial & Museum

    National September 11 Memorial & Museum

    Ranked #9 overall in New York City things to do
    8.9296 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    A place to remember not the sadness of the moment but to honor those who was killed during that tragic day. Very nice beautifully done museum.

  • 10
    The Museum of Modern Art

    The Museum of Modern Art

    Ranked #10 overall in New York City things to do
    9.2246 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
    Popular withArtsyHistoryStudents

    A reliable and easy to navigate museum centrally located in Midtown West. One of my personal favorites- if you wish to avoid the massive crowds, don't go on Target Fridays ...

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