Attractions in New York City

Empire State Building
One of New York City's most visited attractions is the world famous Empire State Building. Rising 1,250 feet into the New York City skyline, the Empire State Building has two observation decks where visitors can enjoy amazing views of the city by day or night. Because of the site's popularity, there are often long lines of people waiting to take the elevator to the observation decks. Visitors can choose to purchase their tickets in advance in order to shorten their waiting time.

Rockefeller Center
Famous for its Christmas tree, Radio City Music Hall and ice skating rink, the Rockefeller Center attracts many visitors to its Top of the Rock Observation Deck where they can see stunning views of the city as well as landmarks like the Empire State Building and Central Park. The Rockefeller Center also offers many dining and shopping options.

The Ellis Island Immigration Museum
A must do in New York City is a tour of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum. Here, visitors can learn the history of many of the immigrants who arrived in America through Ellis Island. Visitors will be moved by the personal stories of immigrants who left their homelands and families for a better life in America. The museum features fascinating exhibits, photographs, films, artifacts and interactive displays. Visitors can also purchase a ferry ticket to Ellis Island itself.

Central Park
Central Park offers relaxation and recreation to residents and visitors alike from the hustle and bustle of New York City. Covering more than 843 acres of green spaces, formal gardens, charming bridges and lakes, Central Park presents many outdoor activities such as carousel rides, walking, jogging, cycling, boating, swimming, tennis, skating, rock climbing, bird watching and more.

Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is an impressive complex of 26 buildings housing more than two million works of art collected from ancient cultures to contemporary times. Visitors can admire arts from Ancient Egypt, Greece, Asia, the Medieval Age and many others. See stunning paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, textiles, artifacts and much more. Additionally, the museum offers several restaurants and a gift shop.

Times Square
Times Square is an attraction that should be experienced by every visitor to New York City. Famous for its annual New Year's Eve ball drop, Times Square is a commercial district that is a hub of activity, packed with bright lights and flashing billboards. As well as taking photos, visitors to Times Square can enjoy eating, shopping and watching Broadway performances.