Once you’ve seen Central Park under a fresh coat of snow, you’ll understand why so many visitors have fond memories of winter visits to New York City.
How many of these Times Square trivia tidbits did you know?
Here are the best places to eat, shop and have fun near the park.
Decide where to stay, what to see, how to get around, how you’ll convert your currency and more with our trip-planning tools. You can even save money by buying an attraction pass—read on for more details.
New York City is the place to see and do everything—including some of the world’s most famous recurring events. Whether you’re planning a visit next week or next year, the list will help you find what’s happening during your stay.
New York City offers a wide range of accommodations to fit every taste: marquee hotels that reflect NYC’s bright lights, boutique hotels tucked away on charming side streets, family-friendly stays close to parks and greenery. Whether you’re looking to visit nearby attractions, explore NYC history or be in the center of it all, these hotels will make New York City your home away from home.
Save on admissions to some of New York City's most iconic attractions with New York CityPASS, New York Explorer Pass, New York Pass and Build Your Own Pass by Smart Destinations. Each offers a different experience, but all give you substantial savings.
Want access to the best things to do in New York City? We’ve got all the discounts, prime seats and package deals you need to have a great time and not miss a thing. Click here for details, and enjoy your trip.
Your eating choices in New York City are as limitless as your cravings. Want a 15-course tasting menu at the latest trendsetting restaurant? A porterhouse for two at an old-timey steakhouse? A plateful of Chinese dumplings? The City has thousands of places featuring cuisines from around the world. Explore this section to find the restaurants—and meals—of your dreams.
Broadway is the bright beating heart of the NYC’s performing arts scene. No visit to the City is complete without experiencing the rousing entertainment available in Midtown Manhattan’s Theatre District, where dozens of historic venues stage bold new musicals, long-running hits and fascinating dramas every night of the week.
Use our online and print resources to help navigate the City, whether you’re walking, biking or taking the train. In addition to searching the maps and neighborhood guides we offer, you can order an Official Visitor Map and either download or order an Official Visitor Guide for a quick rundown on local hotels, restaurants and attractions.
New York is a city of neighborhoods. And while there are nearly endless options for eating, sightseeing and shopping throughout the five boroughs—Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island—the City derives its personality from hundreds of small communities whose cultures make them feel like cities of their own.
Welcome to NYC. Planning a trip to the five boroughs can be part of the fun, but there’s also a lot of ground to cover. Click here to find information about transportation, weather, the City's layout, the local time zone and more visitor resources.
discover the great diversity of NYC’s accessible arts, entertainment and dining options. Find out what’s happening in accessible theater and performing arts, sports and recreation, family attractions, museums and galleries, and so much more. Come on in to explore why New York City is the most welcoming place in the world.
It’s fun to explore New York City on your own, but tour guides offer expert knowledge and connections that you can’t get anywhere else. To make the most of your trip, choose from the experiences listed here and see NYC from a new perspective. An expert guide can give you just the insider experience you’ve been craving.
Get ready to take on New York City with Team Turtles. Shell-shockin’ superdudes Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo and Raphael are here to give you the scoop on the most family-friendly and exciting things to do and see throughout the five boroughs.
In New York City, anyone and everyone fits in. Here, Pride is more than just an event—it’s a way of a life. NYC has a thriving LGBTQ community and culture, and the entire City is your playground. Click here for fun itineraries, the latest events and the scoop on great nightlife, dining, shopping and entertainment.
Our free visitor guide and map offer suggestions for getting around the City, ideas on what to see and do each day, and an up-to-date calendar featuring some of the season's best events. Download your copy today.
In New York City, there’s always something fun to do that doesn’t cost a dime—museum admissions, cultural festivals, holiday parades and TV show tapings are just a few examples. Get the scoop on these and other wallet-friendly activities, and find out where and when the best of them take place.
No matter when you’re coming to New York City, the guides here will help you plan to make the most of the season. Whether you’re dining outside and rocking out at free concerts in parks during the summer or ice-skating and counting down in Times Square during the holiday season, we’ll make sure you don't miss a thing.