Attractions

Top Choice Park in Upper West Side & Central Park

Central Park

One of the world’s most renowned green spaces, Central Park spreads across 843 acres of rolling meadows, boulder-studded outcroppings, elm-lined walkways, manicured European-style gardens, a lake and a reservoir — n…
Top Choice Museum in Upper East Side

Metropolitan Museum of Art

This sprawling encyclopedic museum, founded in 1870, houses one of the largest art collections in the world. Its permanent collection has more than two million individual objects, from Egyptian temples to American p…
Top Choice Cultural Center in Upper West Side & Central Park

Lincoln Center

This stark arrangement of gleaming Modernist temples house some of Manhattan’s most important performance companies: the New York Philharmonic, the New York City Ballet and the iconic Metropolitan Opera House, whose…
Top Choice Historic Building in Midtown

Grand Central Terminal

Completed in 1913, Grand Central Terminal – more commonly, if technically incorrectly, called Grand Central Station – is one of New York’s beaux-arts beauties. Adorned with Tennessee-marble floors and Italian-marble…
Top Choice Landmark in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

Ellis Island

Ellis Island is America's most famous and historically important gateway. Between 1892 and 1924, over 12 million immigrants passed through this processing station, their dreams in tow. Today, its Immigration Museum …
Top Choice Historic Site in The Road to Hana

Piʻilanihale Heiau & Kahanu Garden

The most significant stop on the entire Road to Hana, this site combines a 294-acre ethnobotanical garden with the magnificent Piʻilanihale Heiau, the largest temple in all of Polynesia. A must-do tour provides fasc…
Top Choice Historic Building in Midtown

Chrysler Building

Designed by William Van Alen in 1930, the 77-floor Chrysler Building is prime-time architecture: a fusion of Moderne and Gothic aesthetics, adorned with steel eagles and topped by a spire that screams Bride of Frank…
Top Choice Museum in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Getty Center

In its billion-dollar, in-the-clouds perch, high above the city grit and grime, the Getty Center presents triple delights: a stellar art collection (everything from medieval triptychs to baroque sculpture and impres…
Top Choice Museum in Hartford

Wadsworth Atheneum

The nation's oldest public art museum completed a five-year, $33-million renovation, renewing 32 galleries and 15 public spaces in 2015. The Wadsworth houses nearly 50,000 pieces of art in a castle-like Gothic Reviv…
Top Choice Historic Building in Memphis

Graceland

If you only make one stop in Memphis, it should be here: the sublimely kitschy, gloriously bizarre home of the King of Rock and Roll. Though born in Mississippi, Elvis Presley was a true son of Memphis, raised in th…