Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Midtown

Museum of Modern Art

Superstar of the modern-art scene, MoMA's galleries scintillate with heavyweights: Van Gogh, Matisse, Picasso, Warhol, Lichtenstein, Rothko, Pollock and Bourgeois. Since its founding in 1929, the museum has amassed …
Top Choice Monument in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

National September 11 Memorial

The focal point of the National September 11 Memorial is Reflecting Absence, two imposing reflecting pools that occupy the very footprints of the ill-fated twin towers. From their rim, a steady cascade of water pour…
Top Choice Cultural Center in Upper West Side & Central Park

Lincoln Center

This stark arrangement of gleaming Modernist temples contains some of Manhattan’s most important performance spaces: Avery Fisher Hall (home to the New York Philharmonic), David H Koch Theater (site of the New York …
Top Choice Park in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Washington Square Park

What was once a potter’s field and a square for public executions is now the unofficial town square of the Village, and plays host to lounging NYU students, tuba-playing street performers, curious canines and their …
Top Choice Park in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

High Line

It’s hard to believe that the High Line – a shining example of brilliant urban renewal – was once a dingy rail line that anchored a rather unsavory district of slaughterhouses. Today, this eye-catching attraction is…
Top Choice Market in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Chelsea Market

In a shining example of redevelopment and preservation, the Chelsea Market has transformed a former factory into a shopping concourse that caters to foodies. More than two dozen food vendors ply their temptations in…
Top Choice Park in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Hudson River Park

The High Line may be all the rage these days, but one block away from that famous elevated green space, there stretches a five-mile-long ribbon of green that has dramatically transformed the city over the past decad…
Top Choice Museum in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Whitney Museum of American Art

After years of construction, the Whitney's new downtown location opened to much fanfare in 2015. Perched near the foot of the High Line, this architecturally stunning building – designed by Renzo Piano – makes a sui…
Top Choice Museum in Midtown

Morgan Library & Museum

Incorporating the mansion once owned by steel magnate JP Morgan, this sumptuous cultural center houses a phenomenal array of manuscripts, tapestries and books (with no fewer than three Gutenberg Bibles). Adorned wit…
Top Choice Museum in Upper West Side & Central Park

American Museum of Natural History

Founded in 1869 this classic museum contains a veritable wonderland of more than 30 million artifacts, including lots of menacing dinosaur skeletons, as well as the Rose Center for Earth & Space, with its cuttin…