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Things to Do Must-See Chelsea
Chelsea's charms include arts, nightlife, dining, theater, the High Line, Chelsea Piers and Chelsea Market.
Here’s where to stay in the exciting, gallery-filled neighborhood.
Outdoors & Recreation The Lowdown on the High Line
Discover the neighborhoods under Manhattan's elevated park with our guide to the best dining, shopping and sightseeing nearby.
Arts & Culture Gallery Guide to Chelsea
See art to your heart's content with our essential roundup of must-see stops.
Museums & Galleries Sounds of NYC’s Rubin Museum
The Chelsea museum’s new show transforms its entire building into an exciting aural exhibit.
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ToursSmall Group New York Meatpacking District Chelsea Market and The Highline Walking Tour
Escape from the hustle of Times Square on this guided, 2-hour, small-group walking tour around New York City. Visit the scenic, aerial greenway of the popular High Line, plus the trendy Meatpacking District and Chelsea neighborhood in Manhattan. Soak up the atmosphere and learn about the history and culture of this area of the Big Apple — one of the most drastically changed areas in New York City today.
ToursNew York City Art Gallery Tour
See the best shows in New York City’s world-renowned galleries! Delve into the world of contemporary art on a two-hour tour that will give you a real sense of what's current in art right now. Come on your own to meet new people, bring friends, family, or a date. Rely on your guide to know which shows to see in what part of town and what order.As you stroll and take in each show, you gain insight into artists' creative process, hear what artists have said about their own work, engage your curiosity and get to know new friends or old friends anew. Tours are highly interactive and freshly curated by Jody Lee Drafta, artist, critic and university studio art professor. She combs through dozens of galleries, mixing long-established with newly minted spaces to track down the most unmissable work on view. Let Jody give you an experience that brings to life the best of what artists do.
Performing Arts Sleep No More Guide
We’ll help you get lost in this immersive Macbeth production.
Nightlife Best NYC Immersive Theater
Immerse yourself in the world of NYC theater with these interactive shows.
ToursNYC In A Day including Empire State Building Statue of Liberty West Village and Wall Street
On this fully guided tour, we’ve curated the best of the city to help you see NYC in just one day. Sail past the Statue of Liberty; see how New York has recovered and rebuilt at the 9/11 Memorial; explore the most iconic sights of Midtown (like Times Square) on a guided walking tour; and skip the long lines to take in the views from the Empire State Building.
ToursHigh Line and Chelsea Walking Tour
The High Line, an elevated freight rail line converted into a park, has become a classic New York City attraction. Couple it with Chelsea, the neighborhood it goes through, and you’ve got one action-packed and informative 2-hour guided tour. Get an insider’s tour of this area, complete with outstanding architecture, and get the lowdown on the trendy Meatpacking District as well.
ToursNew York Harbor Hop-On Hop-Off Cruise
Whether you’re a first-time or seasoned visitor to New York City, this hop-on hop-off cruise is a fantastic way to experience all of the city's most popular attractions. Enjoy a smooth ride along the Hudson River and New York Harbor, complete with live onboard narration, and hop off to visit the Empire State Building, NBC Studio, Times Square, World Financial Center, Wall Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn Bridge Park and more. You’ll also capture amazing views of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty!
In the Neighborhood
Arts & Culture
The Joyce Theater
Located in the heart of Chelsea, the Joyce is Manhattan’s premiere venue for dance, an intimate space where for as little as $19, you can catch world-renowned troupes perform tango, flamenco, modern, jazz, cutting-edge movement theater and many other styles of dance.