New York City Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in New York City - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Bay Ridge 5

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Carroll Gardens 4

DUMBO 11

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Greenpoint 4

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Red Hook and the Columbia Waterfront District 5

Sunset Park 4

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New York Harbor 4

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Queens 17

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Astoria 1

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Carousel 3

Cemetery 2

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Museum/ Gallery 135

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Neighborhood/ Street 35

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Park/ Playground 39

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Promenade/ Boardwalk 6

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Restaurant–Sight 1

Scenic Drive/ Tour 3

Spa–Sight 2

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Sports–Sight 3

Store/ Shop/ Mall 2

Tour–Sight 26

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Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train) 5

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Business 1

Family 84

Gay and Lesbian 2

Green 22

Historical 70

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Battery Park

  • Park/Playground

Jutting out at the southernmost point of Manhattan, tree-filled Battery Park is a respite from the narrow, winding, and (on weekdays)...

Bowling Green

  • Park/Playground

Perhaps most recognized as the home of Arturo Di Modica's 7,000-pound, bronze Charging Bull statue (1989), Bowling Green, at the foot...

Bryant Park

  • Park/Playground

This lovely green space spread out among landmarks and skyscrapers is one of Manhattan's most popular parks. Tall London plane trees...

Bush Terminal Park

  • Marina/Pier/Dock

The opening of this park in 2014 marked a major milestone in the effort to reclaim Sunset Park's formerly industrial waterfront. Once...

Bushwick Inlet Park

  • Park/Playground

A $30 million investment turned a former parking lot into this lush green space adjacent to East River State Park. Part of a major revitalization...

Carl Schurz Park

  • Park/Playground

Facing the East River, this park, named for a German immigrant who was a prominent newspaper editor in the 19th century, is so tranquil...

Central Park

  • Park/Playground

Central Park's creators had a simple goal: to design a place where city dwellers could go to forget the city. Even though New York eventually...

Christopher Park

  • Park/Playground

You might have to share a bench in this tiny park with George Segal's life-size sculptures of a lesbian couple. Titled Gay Liberation,...

Columbus Park

  • Park/Playground

People-watching is the thing to do in this park. If you swing by in the morning, you'll see men and women practicing tai chi; the afternoons...

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