A trip to New York City is the experience of a lifetime. With famous attractions like Times Square, Central Park, the Empire State Building and Yankee Stadium—to name just a few—NYC packs more to see and do into one compact area than any other place on earth. Each of the City’s five boroughs contains its own roster of must-see destinations, great restaurants, cultural hot spots and unforgettable activities. Start planning your trip with the guides on this page.
You could spend a lifetime in New York City and still not see it all, but there are some attractions that no visitor should miss.
Don’t miss these big draws when you come to the five boroughs.
The Tonight Show and Good Morning America are just a few of the TV show tapings you can see free.
Don't miss NYC megahits like Chicago, The Book of Mormon and Wicked on Broadway.
Find out the best things about the latest revival of the classic musical.
We’ve got details on all the fall art exhibitions you need to see.
It's your first trip to New York City, and you're only staying for three days—here's what not to miss.
This is where to go when you want to go out in New York City.
Spend five days exploring each of NYC's five boroughs with our guide to the City's highlights.
See the essential sights of NYC in one day.
The biggest extension of the subway in more than 25 years is a boon for exploring the Upper East Side.
Visit the nation’s largest department store.
Come holiday time, New York City’s biggest department stores pull out the stops for their window displays.
Relive Rolling Stones history at these NYC locations.
Watch the interviews below for a peek into the origins of American punk rock.
With its elegant decor and pristine acoustics, the preeminent concert hall has been dazzling audiences for 125 years.
Here's everything you need to know about the gorgeous historic transit hub.
Come sail away on the popular free commuter boat (which also makes for a good sightseeing cruise).
From the moment you buy tickets through your last snapshot, here's how to make the most of a visit to the American icon.
Whether you're going to cross it or just spend time staring at it, you'll find everything you need to know about the Brooklyn Bridge right here.
Learn the history and secrets of the largest Roman Catholic cathedral in the nation.
The New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex & Store at Grand Central Terminal is back with its annual Holiday Train Show, whose new layout features Lionel trains traveling through a two-level, 34-foot-long miniature New York City and countryside scene. Vintage trains from the museum's collection, including New York Central models, and posters from the 1920s through the '40s will also be on display.
The largest park in Queens (and fourth largest park in all of New York City) has a little something for everyone, from jocks to artists: green recreational spaces for baseball, soccer and cricket, playgrounds, skateboarding areas, handball courts, dog runs, the Queens Museum, the New York Hall of Science, the Queens Zoo, USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (home of the US Open) and Citi Field, home to the Mets.