Sights & Attractions in New York City

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Fodor's Choice Sights in New York City

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
American Museum of Natural History
The largest natural history museum in the...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
The Bronx Zoo
When it opened its gates in 1899, the Bronx Zoo...
Zoos / Aquariums The Bronx
 
Brooklyn Bridge
"A drive-through cathedral" is how the journalist...
Bridges / Tunnels Financial District
 
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Stretching from Orange Street to Remsen Street,...
Promenades / Boardwalks Brooklyn Heights
 
Brooklyn Museum
Although it may be overshadowed by the big name...
Museums / Galleries Park Slope
 
Central Park
Central Park's creators had a simple goal:...
Parks Upper West Side
 
Citi Field
Opened in 2009, the Mets' newest stadium was...
Sports Venues Flushing and Corona
 
Ellis Island
Please note that due to damage from Hurricane...
Historic Districts / Sites Financial District
 
Empire State Building
With a pencil-slim silhouette, recognizable...
Architectural Sites Murray Hill
 
Frick Collection
Henry Clay Frick made his fortune amid the soot...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Governors Island
Governors Island is open to the public from...
Parks Financial District
 
Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central is not only the world's largest (76...
Architectural Sites Midtown East
 
The High Line
Once a railroad track carrying freight trains,...
Parks Chelsea
 
Historic Richmond Town
Think of Virginia's Colonial Williamsburg (the...
Museum Village Staten Island
 
Hudson River Park
The quiet places of New York City are...
Parks TriBeCa
 
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Step back in time and into the partially restored...
Museums / Galleries Lower East Side
 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
If Manhattan held no other museum than the...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
MoMA PS1
A pioneer in the "alternative-space" movement,...
Museums / Galleries Long Island City
 
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Art enthusiasts and novices alike are often...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Museum of the Moving Image
Like switching to a widescreen television, the...
Museums / Galleries Astoria
 
The New York Botanical Garden
Considered one of the leading botany centers of...
Gardens / Arboretums The Bronx
 
New-York Historical Society
Manhattan's oldest museum, founded in 1804, was...
Museums / Galleries Upper West Side
 
Queens Museum of Art
Between the zoo and the Unisphere in Flushing...
Museums / Galleries Flushing and Corona
 
Smorgasburg
The ultimate eating extravaganza, Smorgasburg...
Markets / Bazaars Williamsburg
 
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Frank Lloyd Wright's landmark nautilus-like...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Staten Island Ferry
Every day, some 60,000 people ride the free...
Tours Financial District
 
Top of the Rock
Rockefeller Center's multifloor observation deck,...
Viewpoints Midtown West
 
Washington Square Park
NYU students, street musicians, skateboarders,...
Squares Greenwich Village
 
Whitney Museum of American Art
With its bold collection of 20th- and...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
Yankee Stadium
Fans are still nostalgic about the original,...
Sports Venues The Bronx

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