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NYC insider’s tips
Empire State Building is one of NYC insider’s tips.

1. Empire State Building

9.0
350 5th Ave (btwn 33rd & 34th St), New York, NY
Edificio · Koreatown · 1167 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Through an unmarked (and locked, sorry) door on the 102nd-floor observation deck is a narrow terrace that was once intended to be a docking station for airships moored to the mast Leggi tutto.

2. Ponte di Brooklyn

9.5
(Brooklyn Bridge)
Brooklyn Bridge, New York, NY
Ponte · 1009 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The giant anchorages of this suspension bridge were supposed to double as shopping arcades. The inside of each features the same Gothic design as the towers, plus 50-foot-high cathedral ceilings. Leggi tutto.

3. Bethesda Terrace

9.5
Terrace Dr (at Central Park), New York, NY
Piazza · Central Park · 35 consigli e recensioni

4. New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

9.2
476 5th Ave (at W 42nd St), New York, NY
Biblioteca · Midtown East · 529 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Your request for a book used to be shot throughout the building via giant brass pneumatic tubes. Now obsolete, the pipes can still be viewed at the clerk’s desk in the third-floor catalog room. Leggi tutto.

Grand Central Terminal is one of NYC insider’s tips.

5. Grand Central Terminal

8.9
87 E 42nd St (btwn Vanderbilt & Park Ave), New York, NY
Stazione ferroviaria · Midtown East · 1452 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Look left when inbound or right when outbound on the upper level to see Track 61, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt old private platform. His armor-clad train car is still there. Leggi tutto.

6. Statua della Libertà

9.3
(Statue of Liberty)
Liberty Island, New York, NY
Monumento / Punto di riferimento · Liberty Island · 700 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Thank publisher Joseph Pulitzer—yes, that Pulitzer—for stimulating enough American donations to pay for Lady Liberty’s pedestal. His statue is at the walkway near the left entrance to the statue. Leggi tutto.

7. Macy's

7.7
151 W 34th St (btwn 7th Ave & Broadway), New York, NY
Negozio outlet · Garment District · 1072 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Ride vintage wooden escalators dating back to 1902. Look for them on the Broadway side of the shop between the eighth and ninth floors. Leggi tutto.

Times Square is one of NYC insider’s tips.

8. Times Square

8.4
Broadway & 7th Ave (btwn W 42nd & 47th St), New York, NY
Piazza · Theater District · 2355 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: When the New York Times moved into offices at Broadway and 42nd Street on Dec 31, 1904, it threw a party so legendary that New Yorkers started to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Times Square every year. Leggi tutto.

9. Times Square Museum and Visitor Center

1560 Broadway (btwn 46th & 47th St.), New York, NY
Punto informativo turistico · Theater District · 33 consigli e recensioni
Trinity Church is one of NYC insider’s tips.

10. Trinity Church

75 Broadway (at Wall St), New York, NY
Chiesa · Financial District · 86 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: New Yorkers used to celebrate New Year’s Eve here until the New York Times threw the mother of all ragers at their new Times Square offices in 1904. We’ve been going back ever since. True story. Leggi tutto.

11. Radio City Music Hall

9.3
1260 Avenue of the Americas (at W 50th St), New York, NY
Sala concerti · Rockefeller Center · 388 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Take the Stage Door Tour to see the 20-foot-high domed ceilings and Art Deco flourishes of Roxy’s Suite, built for vaudeville producer Samuel Lionel “Roxy” Rothafel. Leggi tutto.

12. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

9.4
70 Lincoln Center Plz (btwn Columbus & 10th Ave), New York, NY
Luogo con spettacoli dal vivo · Lincoln Square · 215 consigli e recensioni

13. National September 11 Memorial & Museum

9.2
180 Greenwich St (btwn Liberty & Fulton St), New York, NY
Sito commemorativo · Financial District · 877 consigli e recensioni

14. Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center

8.4
144 W 65th St (at Broadway), New York, NY
Sala cinema indipendente · Lincoln Square · 19 consigli e recensioni

15. Greenlight Bookstore

9.4
686 Fulton St (at S Portland Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Libreria · Fort Greene · 70 consigli e recensioni
High Line is one of NYC insider’s tips.

16. High Line

9.4
btwn Gansevoort & W 34th St (btwn 10th & 12th Ave), New York, NY
Parco · Chelsea · 1498 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The Spears Building on West 22nd Street featured loading docks that led right onto the High Line. Those docks now help support the 22nd Street Seating Steps in the park's second section. Leggi tutto.

17. Federal Hall National Memorial

7.8
26 Wall St (at Nassau St), New York, NY
Sito storico · Financial District · 43 consigli e recensioni

18. Cattedrale di San Patrizio

9.5
(St. Patrick's Cathedral)
14 E 51st St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Chiesa · Midtown East · 304 consigli e recensioni

19. Booth Theatre

8.6
222 W 45th St (btwn Broadway & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Teatro · Theater District · 51 consigli e recensioni
Grand Central Terminal is one of NYC insider’s tips.

20. Grand Central Terminal

8.9
87 E 42nd St (btwn Vanderbilt & Park Ave), New York, NY
Stazione ferroviaria · Midtown East · 1452 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The main concourse boasts a hidden staircase that’s used by Grand Central employees. You can see the brass cylinder that conceals the steel steps in the center of the information booth. Leggi tutto.

21. Radio City Music Hall

9.3
1260 Avenue of the Americas (at W 50th St), New York, NY
Sala concerti · Rockefeller Center · 388 consigli e recensioni
American Museum of Natural History is one of NYC insider’s tips.

22. American Museum of Natural History

9.1
200 Central Park W (btwn W 77th & W 81st St), New York, NY
Musei di scienze · Upper West Side · 1390 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The museum sponsored Robert Peary’s expedition to the North Pole, and in Greenland he discovered the largest buried meteorite in the world, Cape York. Three chunks of it are on display here. Leggi tutto.

Metropolitan Opera is one of NYC insider’s tips.

23. Metropolitan Opera

9.4
70 Lincoln Center Plz (at Columbus Ave), New York, NY
Teatro d'Opera · Lincoln Square · 215 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The chandelier in the lobby of the Metropolitan Opera was a gift from the Austrian government in 1966, when the building opened. Leggi tutto.

Carnegie Hall is one of NYC insider’s tips.

24. Carnegie Hall

9.2
881 7th Ave (at W 57th St), New York, NY
Sala concerti · Theater District · 115 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Hey, 20 to 40 year olds: Put down $20 annually for the Notables Program to score a pair of $20 tickets for every performance throughout the year. Leggi tutto.

Carnegie Hall is one of NYC insider’s tips.

25. Carnegie Hall

9.2
881 7th Ave (at W 57th St), New York, NY
Sala concerti · Theater District · 115 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Stop by the box office at least a half hour before it opens to snag $10 day-of discount passes. Just make sure to arrive extra early for popular or sold-out shows. Leggi tutto.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of NYC insider’s tips.

26. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

9.5
1000 5th Ave (btwn E 80th & E 84th St), New York, NY
Museo d'arte · Central Park · 1950 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Get access to the exclusive Members Dining Room when you buy a Met Net membership ($70). Leggi tutto.

Metropolitan Opera is one of NYC insider’s tips.

27. Metropolitan Opera

9.4
70 Lincoln Center Plz (at Columbus Ave), New York, NY
Teatro d'Opera · Lincoln Square · 215 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Weekday rush tickets (if you can spare four hours to wait in line) or standing-room tickets cost a mere $20. Or click through to find out how to enter the online weekend-rush lotto. Leggi tutto.

The New York Botanical Garden is one of NYC insider’s tips.

28. The New York Botanical Garden

9.5
2900 Southern Blvd (at Bronx Park Rd), Bronx, NY
Giardino Botanico · Bronx Park · 198 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Fed up with the lines for the Holiday Train Show? Get a year’s membership ($75) to get access to special members-only days for the garden’s big exhibits. Leggi tutto.

MTA Subway - Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall/Chambers St (4/5/6/J/Z) is one of NYC insider’s tips.

29. MTA Subway - Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall/Chambers St (4/5/6/J/Z)

Centre St (Chambers St), New York, NY
Stazione della metropolitana · Downtown Manhattan · 24 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: See the old City Hall stop, one of NYC’s most majestic stations with vaulted ceilings and Art Nouveau skylights. Stay on the downtown 6 as it passes through the station on its way to the uptown track. Leggi tutto.

MTA Subway - Newkirk Plaza (B/Q) is one of NYC insider’s tips.

30. MTA Subway - Newkirk Plaza (B/Q)

Newkirk Ave. (btwn 16th St. & Marlborough Rd.), Brooklyn, NY
Stazione della metropolitana · Flatbush · 11 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: On the Q line, gaze up to spot David Wilson’s blue-and-red patterned Transit Skylight installed in the ceiling. Leggi tutto.

MTA Subway - DeKalb Ave (B/Q/R) is one of NYC insider’s tips.

31. MTA Subway - DeKalb Ave (B/Q/R)

DeKalb Ave (Flatbush Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Stazione della metropolitana · Downtown Brooklyn · 15 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Take a ride on a Manhattan-bound B or Q train to see Bill Brand’s Masstransiscope, a zoetrope created from 228 hand-painted panels. It’s on the right between Dekalb Avenue and the Manhattan Bridge. Leggi tutto.

MTA Subway - Utica Ave (A/C) is one of NYC insider’s tips.

32. MTA Subway - Utica Ave (A/C)

Utica Ave (Fulton St), Brooklyn, NY
Stazione della metropolitana · Bedford-Stuyvesant · 5 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Stand on the platform and look up, you’ll be able to spot the underside of disused tracks, part of a planned expansion of the IND subway line that ran out of money. Leggi tutto.

33. Cortlandt Alley

Cortlandt Alley (btwn Canal & Leonard St), New York, NY
Strada · Downtown Manhattan · 5 consigli e recensioni
Rockefeller Center is one of NYC insider’s tips.

34. Rockefeller Center

9.2
Rockefeller Plaza (btwn W 49th & W 50th St), New York, NY
Piazza · Rockefeller Center · 852 consigli e recensioni

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: A vacant storefront was transformed into a makeup shop for The Smurfs movie. It was so convincing that passersby actually tried to enter it. Leggi tutto.