While staying in Chinatown, be sure to spend a day taking in colorful neighborhoods like SoHo - Tribeca, West Village and Brooklyn Bridge Park.
New York is world famous as the home of the Statue of Liberty. It is only 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the heart of the city.
New York’s heart is also home to the Empire State Building and Times Square. If you have time to spare, be sure to visit the Chrysler Building and the Grand Central Terminal before returning to Chinatown.
Visitors to Chinatown, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, will appreciate the cultural attractions nearby. Join a tour, admire the interior of the building or simply enjoy the wonderful artworks at New Museum, the National Museum of the American Indian and the New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn. Book seats for some of the spectacular live shows at the St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn and the Orpheum Theater. Pay a visit to the Rubin Museum of Himalayan Art, to get your fix of art.
There are many beautiful natural destinations here so don’t miss the chance to get outdoors. Rest a while and enjoy the cool shade at local green spaces that are sure to delight such as the Washington Square Park, Gramercy Park and Canal Park.
To really get a feel for the area, head to some of the local sights such as Union Square, the New York by Gehry and the Brooklyn Heights Promenade in Brooklyn. These spots are a magnet for locals and tourists alike. To learn about the role of faith in New York, pay a visit to the area’s most important religious sites, such as Trinity Church.
Discover Chinatown’s sporting heroes at Barclays Center Brooklyn, Brooklyn. This is home to Brooklyn Nets basketball team in winter and the New York Islanders ice hockey team. When the full-time siren sounds, retire with local sports obsessives to a nearby pub or bar and relive the match highlights over a few drinks.
When it’s time to rest up after a day spent exploring the charms of Chinatown, check in to one of the many local accommodation options. The Sheraton Tribeca New York Hotel, the Holiday Inn SoHo and the DoubleTree by Hilton New York City - Financial District are just some of the most popular accommodation options here.