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What to Do in New York: Must See Attractions

New York Attractions

Find out what makes New York tick with some of the very best tours & day trips. Check out our top 1033 fun activities in New York, and rest easy knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Things to Do in New York with Kids

There's fun for the whole family wherever you go in New York. Here are some family friendly experiences you can try together that are certain to make your escape a blast:

Free Things to Do in New York

Vacationing in New York on a budget? The following can be seen for zip.

Brooklyn Historical Society - See if there are any special exhibits or guided tours on at this respected museum.

Red Cube - This is a must-do for culture vultures hoping to add an artistic touch to their vacation.

Imagination Playground - Let your hair down and add a bit of extra fun to your vacation here.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York - Be wowed by the design and originality of this impressive example of modernistic architecture.

Former New York Life Insurance Company Building - You'll feel like you've been transported back in time while ambling around this historic site.

South Street Seaport - Discover why both locals and tourists gravitate toward the ambiance of this place.

Gowanus Canal - There's something relaxing about being around water, so be sure to spend a while here.

African Burial Ground National Monument - Spend some time here and learn about the importance of this place to the local community.

St. Paul's Chapel - Throw a bit of spirituality into your trip with a visit to this religious attraction.

Brower Park - Retreat from the big city and immerse yourself in Mother Nature at this glorious landscape.

City Hall Park - Work on your green thumb and explore the many and varied plants on display.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in New York on a rainy day?

What is New York famous for?

With loads of famous sights like these to visit, your hardest decision will be what to see first:

  • Times Square
  • Broadway
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Rockefeller Center

What should I not miss in New York?

You'll want to put these attractions at the top of your to-do list to get the most out of your visit:

  • One World Trade Center
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Radio City Music Hall
  • Museum of Modern Art

Are there cheap things to do in New York?

What can you do in New York for free?

You'll barely have time to grab your wallet out of your pocket with so many free attractions:

  • Times Square
  • Broadway
  • Grand Central Terminal
  • Brooklyn Bridge