NYC - The Official Guide

Things to Do

No matter what you’re into, you’ll have a lot of fun in New York City. Plays, art exhibitions, retail therapy, meals at the world’s best restaurants—you’ll find information about all these and more below. Read on and get ready to make the most of your stay in the five boroughs.

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Attractions

Attractions

Breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, the Empire State Building, One World Observatory and Edge. Exhibits from throughout history at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum and New York Hall of Science. Thrilling performances at Lincoln Center, BAM and St. George Theatre. Attractions in NYC suit all tastes.

Broadway Shows

Broadway Shows

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.

Restaurants

Restaurants

The food scene in New York City is unparalleled. You’re spoiled for choice: internationally acclaimed chefs and restaurants; humble neighborhood eateries; cuisines from all corners of the globe; classic institutions more than a century old; food trucks as good as reservation-only spots. Explore to savor NYC.

Museums & Galleries

Museums & Galleries

New York City’s museums and galleries are among the City’s most powerful draws. Destinations like the Museum of Modern Art, the American Museum of Natural History and the Whitney Museum of American Art house immense collections and put on spectacular exhibitions. Couple these with the wide array of galleries around town, and a trip to NYC becomes a visually stunning experience.

Sports

Sports

New York City is the world’s undisputed sports champion, with professional teams playing in every type of game you could want to watch. It’s the place where moments like the famous “Shot Heard ’Round the World” and Willis Reed’s limping out onto the court in the NBA Finals were etched into history, and where the world’s best athletes compete in marquee annual events.

Shopping

Shopping

Whatever your retail pleasure, you’ll find it in NYC. Stores across the five boroughs carry the finest in luxury apparel, plus gourmet goods, vintage finds and so much more. There’s a reason why the City is known as a global shopping capital. Where to begin? Start by narrowing your search here.

Tours

Tours

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.

Off-Broadway Shows

Off-Broadway Shows

Off-Broadway shows offer thrilling entertainment throughout NYC. These plays, musicals, dramas and comedies can provide an intimate night out for those who want to see first-rate talent at wallet-friendly prices. And since the shows tend toward the new and innovative, you never know if you’re going to be watching the next big hit.


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