NYCtourist's Lists of Top Ten NYC Attractions
If you're planning a trip to New York City, you've come to the right place. Below you will find lists of all the must-see attractions in New York City, arranged by category: romantic, kid-friendly, 21+, and so on. We recommend starting with our All Time Favorites page, where you'll find the very best of the best attractions in NYC. Note that these lists are not arranged by rank; we simply provide ten quality options, and the rest is up to you!
Click on one of the following links to find out what NYC attractions made our top ten lists:
Looking for romantic things to do in NYC? Check out our Romantic NYC page, where you'll find a list of the ten most romantic things to do in New York City. With our help, you can plan a romantic evening that your significant other will never forget. Want a few suggestions? Start by indulging in a romantic dinner at one of New York City's finest restaurants, like Todd English Restaurant NYC or Triomphe Restaurant NYC. Then, later, go ice skating in Rockefeller Center or take a carriage ride in Central Park. You might take in the New York City skyline at the top of the Empire State Building, or drink cocktails at Glass Bar NYC. If you and your significant other are theater buffs, consider catching a romantic show on Broadway. Of course, these are just a few of the romantic things to do in New York City. Click here for more!
Kid-Friendly Attractions in NYC
If you're traveling to New York City with kids, be sure to check out our Favorite Kid Places page, where you'll find a list of the ten coolest kid-friendly attractions in NYC. One of our favorite kid-friendly attractions in NYC is Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in Times Square. There your kids will have the chance to pose with the unbelievably lifelike wax statues of their favorite celebrities and historical figures, including Robert Pattinson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Lady Gaga, and Taylor Swift. If you'd prefer to find something a little more educational, try visiting the American Museum of Natural History or the Central Park Zoo. Want more suggestions? Click here!
Best Restaurants in NYC
No trip to New York City would be complete without a meal at one of the Big Apple's famous restaurants. Of course, with so many great dining options to choose from, you might have some difficulty deciding where to go. Let NYCTourist help: visit our Dining page for a list of the best restaurants in New York City. On that list you'll find ten of the most entertaining eateries, including the campy, space-themed Mars 2112, the rock-themed Hard Rock Cafe, and the spooky Jekyll & Hyde Club. Click here for more options!
Special Events in NYC
Looking for fun things to do in New York City? Look no further than our Events page, where you'll find a list of popular NYC events, concerts, and venues! If you're a dog lover, you might consider attending the Westminster Kennel Club Show at Madison Square Garden; if you're Irish, join the revelry at the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade (if you're Scottish, don't worry: you've got the Tartan Day Parade). There's never a dull moment in the Big Apple! Click here to learn more about events in NYC.
Famous Museums in NYC
In NYC you'll you'll find everything from vast fine arts museums to children's museums like the American Museum of Moving Image.
No other city in the world does museums like the Big Apple. Here you'll find everything from vast fine arts museums to children's museums, from science museums to NYC police museums. With so many choices, it's easy to be overwhelmed. Don't worry, though: NYCTourist can help. We recommend starting here on our Museums page, where you'll find a list of the ten best museums in New York City. Of course, everyone knows about sprawling museums like the Met and the Guggenheim, but not everybody knows about the Frick Collection and American Museum of Moving Image. You might be surprised by some of the museums that make the list. Click here to find out more!
Entertainment and Nightlife in NYC
Enjoy a drink on the rooftop bar at Hotel Indigo.
New York is the city that never sleeps. Why should you? Go out to one of the popular NYC clubs, cafes, or bars on our Entertainment & Nightlife page. On this list of famous NYC entertainment venues, you'll find cool places to hang out with friends, sip signature NY cocktails, and dance and listen to live bands. Maybe you'll venture out to Glass Bar NYC, the rooftop bar at Hotel Indigo, where you can drink Mochatinis and eat your own personal pizza. Or maybe you'll decide on Blue Bar NYC, where you can throw back a Texas Millionaire, a delicious combination of Knob Creek, sweet vermouth, and Grand Marnier. The options are endless; there's always something happening in NYC. Click here for more info!
Shopping in NYC
Planning a shopping spree in New York City?
Planning a shopping spree in New York City? Learn all there is to know about NYC shopping at NYCTourist's Shopping page. Whether you're looking for the latest couture dresses or the trendiest Italian handbags, New York City has something for you. You might begin by shopping on Fifth Avenue, the most expensive street in the world, where you'll find many of New York City's most famous boutiques. After that, skip one street over to Sixth Avenue, where you'll find more great NY shops. Later, you might venture down to the bargain-friendly Lower East Side, where you'll find great deals on the latest fashions. And of course you won't want to leave New York without an authentic NYC souvenir, so you might want to drop by Times Square, as well. Here in New York City, even window shopping is fun! Click here to learn more.
Sports in NYC
Sports fan? Check out our special Sports page, where you'll find all you need to know about NYC sports franchises, including the Mets, Yankees, Giants, and Jets, and sports venues, like Yankee Stadium. We'll provide you with ticket prices, directions, advice on where to park and where to stand - in short, everything you need to enjoy the big game! Click here for more sports info.