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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B. Altman Building/New York Public Library–Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)

  • Building/Architectural Site

In 1906, department-store magnate Benjamin Altman gambled that his fashionable patrons would follow him uptown from his popular store...

Barclays Center

  • Arts/Performance Venue

This rust-tinted spaceship of an arena houses two sports franchises—basketball’s Brooklyn Nets and, as of fall 2015, ice hockey’s...

Battery Park

  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

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

Brighton Beach

  • Beach–Sight

Just steps from the subway, this stretch of golden sand is the showpiece of Brooklyn's ocean-side playground. Families set up beach blankets...

Bronx Zoo

  • Zoo/Aquarium

When it opened its gates in 1899, the Bronx Zoo had less than 800 animals. But today, with 265 acres and more than 10,000 animals (representing...

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

  • Garden/Arboretum

A gem even among New York’s superlative botanical sites, this verdant 52-acre oasis charms with its array of “gardens within the...

Brooklyn Central Library

  • Library/Archive

This celebrated Art Deco edifice is the anchor, its monumental facade resembling an open book with bronze panels. Inside, this cathedral...

Brooklyn Children's Museum

  • Educational Institution

What’s red, yellow, and green, and shaped like a spaceship? The Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Nestled in a residential area and abutting...

Brooklyn Cyclones

The minor-league Brooklyn Cyclones are a farm team for the New York Mets, and their waterfront baseball stadium is a great place to see...

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