With all the noise, color, flash and bustle of Times Square, Broadway and Rockefeller Center, Midtown is the neighborhood many picture first when they think of New York. Rockefeller Center, Sixth Avenue (with its Mad Men–era architecture), Grand Central Terminal and St. Patrick’s Cathedral are all among the world’s most recognizable destinations. The neighborhood isn’t just sightseeing, however: it also boasts top-flight restaurants and bars, including the Theatre District’s Restaurant Row and rowdy Hell’s Kitchen’s bars and clubs.
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Towering pastrami sandwiches, showstopping cocktails and decor so stunning you'll want to snap a picture.
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Gone are the days when getting a drink in Midtown meant wading through happy-hour crowds for a watery beer and a fistful of popcorn.The Campbell Apartment at Grand Central Terminal. Do This: Gaze at Grand Central Terminal’s famous celestial ceiling, and dine in the famed Oyster Bar. Drink Here: Grand Central Terminal isn't just a bustling transit hub and historic architectural attraction.Lantern's Keep. Do This: Explore the Reading Room and literary exhibitions at the New York Public Library, and enjoy a lazy afternoon in Bryant Park. Drink Here: Tucked inside the lobby of the Iroquois Hotel, the Lantern's Keep is an intimate bar with a serious cocktail menu.Palm Court. Do This: Pose for photos by Central Park's Bethesda Fountain, make a pilgrimage to Strawberry Fields and make your way south to see the flora and fauna of the Pond. Drink Here: After a day exploring Central Park, chances are you've worked up a thirst. The storied King Cole Bar and Salon at the St.Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel. Do This: Watch the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall, and grab a bite to eat at Rockefeller Center. Drink Here: Located atop the boutique Kimberly Hotel, Upstairs at the Kimberly offers a 360-degree panorama of the City, with heated floors and a retractable ceiling to keep away the chill in the colder months. For something a little more old school, there's the recently revived Rum House, a live-jazz and piano bar with strong, classic drinks.Flute Midtown. Do This: Catch a Broadway show, and experience the dizzying billboards of Times Square. Drink Here: After you've taken in the thrilling performances on Broadway and experienced flash blindness from the lights of Times Square, you might seek refuge in the cozy, speakeasy-like atmosphere of Flute Midtown.Lobby Lounge at the Mandarin Hotel. Do This: Browse the high-end stores at the Shops at Columbus Circle. Drink Here: If wheeling through the Shops at Columbus Circle leaves you parched, stop by the new Parkview Lounge on the fourth floor for refreshment.
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You’re invited to an exclusive all-day 4th of July celebration in New York City! Enjoy a BBQ lunch at a outdoor terrace while overlooking the Broadway and Times Square, followed by a coach tour of Lower Manhattan. In the evening, take a scenic cruise in New York Harbor onboard a deluxe yacht, passing the majestic Statue of Liberty. Enjoy a dinner buffet, open bar and DJ entertainment, and enjoy unbeatable views of the spectacular fireworks show!
Enjoy the magic of the Big Apple and be back on time for your evening plans with the 6-hour Best of Manhattan tour! See top landmarks as you make your way through Manhattan by luxury coach. You’ll get off at Rockefeller Center to see the famous “30 Rock” building and notable sculptures. Next, walk around the One World Trade Center site to see the 9/11 Memorial. Then enjoy lunch in Little Italy and visit Grant’s Tomb in the picturesque Riverside Park. A sightseeing ferry cruise to catch a view of the Statue of Liberty tops off this fully-guided adventure!
For those looking to see and do it all, the Ultimate Manhattan Experience is the way to go. You’ll travel by luxury coach throughout the world’s most famous borough and hop off at 4 exploration stops along the way: Rockefeller Center, the 9/11 Memorial, Grant’s Tomb and Little Italy. Your tour also includes free admission to the Top of the Rock Observatory, where you’ll be whisked away to the top of the famous “30 Rock” building to see 360 degree views of the skyline and beyond. Then enjoy an authentic Italian lunch at Grotta Azzurra, and sail around the New York Harbor on an included sightseeing ferry cruise, featuring views of Lady Liberty!
Capture the holiday spirit at festive locales and settings from your favorite flicks during a holiday lights and movie sites tour of New York City. On this guided driving tour, you’ll pass by iconic sites such as the holiday store displays of Macy’s and Fifth Avenue, stop for a photo in front of the towering Lincoln Center tree and relive your favorite cinematic scenes with on-screen clips as you pass by real film sites from iconic movies.
Start your day in the heart of New York City with Mornings at MoMA. You will see the Museum's most well loved works in the company of an engaging, knowledgeable guide – all before the Museum opens!
Take this customized private tour of New York City and embark on a truly unique experience. Travel by foot and subway like a real New Yorker, with just you, your group and a private, knowledgeable guide. See New York’s top sightseeing attractions and neighborhoods, all with a licensed NYC tour guide who is passionate about our great city.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Midtown holiday icon
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.
Experience New York City’s top attractions on this unique, all-day hop-on hop-off cruise. One ticket is all that’s needed to see the city. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline, plus iconic landmarks like One World Trade Center’s Freedom Tower, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and much more from New York Harbor. This cruise includes entry to the One World Observatory.
Discover New York City's incredible architecture on this walking tour of Manhattan. View the city's major 20th-century monuments showcasing American architecture and the history of the communities in the Midtown area. See Times Square, the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Station, the Theater District and more with new eyes!
This jewel of a movie theater—positioned right across the street from the famed Plaza Hotel and just a few blocks from Central Park in glittering Midtown—is the type of place you’d imagine old-school movie icons like Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall going on a date.
With only 56 seats, at this Garment District theater space, you’ll feel like you’re getting your own personal performance.
Recommended for kids ages 8 and up, this Broadway version of the popular Jack Black movie stars real-life kids (some who attend the actual School of Rock) who were chosen from casting calls all over the country. The musical is produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber, who also composed 14 new songs for the show's score.