Metropolitan Museum of Art

Upper East Side

Metropolitan Museum of Art, or the "Met", has more than 2 million works of art in its enormous building on 5th Avenue.  As it would be impossible to see...

  • Museum
  • 4.8
  • 1

The High Line

Chelsea

An immensely popular greenway built on an abandoned elevated railroad, the High Line is one of the best walks to take in New York.  Accessible from multiple...

  • Walking
  • Park
  • Eco Tourism
  • Architecture

SoHo

SoHo

Though it's undeniably become more mainstream in recent years, with mall stores popping up on every corner, SoHo is still a worthwhile downtown shopping...

  • Neighborhood
  • Neighborhood

Brooklyn Bridge Park

DUMBO

Tucked at the base of the Brooklyn Bridge is Brooklyn Bridge Park, 85-acres of waterfront promenades with playgrounds, roller skating rink, boat rentals, bike paths,...

  • Water sport & adventure
  • Park
  • Bicycle
  • Fun & games

Chelsea Market

Chelsea

Built in a former biscuit factory, this food court slash mall is a beautifully refurbished urban treasure. Home to a number of gourmet food stores, gift stores, and...

  • Local Food & Drink
  • Other
  • 3.7
  • 1

Brooklyn Flea Market Williamsburg

Williamsburg

The Brooklyn Flea Market opens in several locations throughout the week, but the most popular is on Sunday at the Williamsburg Waterfront Park on the East...

  • Market
  • Other

Cherry Grove Beach

Fire Island

Cherry Grove Beach on Fire Island skews slightly older and more sedate than its neighbor the Pines.  The ladies tend to prefer this beach and its small town,

  • Public beach
  • Water fun
  • Park
  • Neighborhood
  • Fun & games
  • Excursions

Fire Island Pines

Fire Island

One of two well-known gay beaches on the barrier island of Fire Island, the Pines is where New York's pretty boys come to party.  A nudist-friendly beach filled...

  • Public beach
  • Fun & games
  • Neighborhood
  • Natural Attraction
  • Walking
  • Park

Two Mile Hollow Beach

East Hampton, NY

The center of East Hampton's gay beach life is Two Mile Hollow Beach, a large and serene beach that attracts fewer children than other beaches in the Hamptons. ...

  • Cruising beach
  • Water fun

Theater District (Broadway)

Midtown West

The Broadway Theater District from West 40th Street to West 54th Street is where many stage and screen theaters are located. "Off-Broadway" productions are also...

  • Performing arts
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art
  • 5
  • 1

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Midtown West

A treasure trove of Picassos, Van Goghs, and Monets, the Museum of Modern Art, or MoMA, is a stunning maze of glass and steel.  Go for the work...

  • Museum
  • Art
  • Architecture

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Upper East Side

The Guggenheim building, a seashell-like whorl designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, presents a unique way to view art, as visitors ascend a spiral ramp towards a...

  • Art
  • Museum
  • Architecture

9/11 Memorial Museum

Financial District

The 9/11 Memorial Museum, finally complete after years of painstaking planning, is a somber and emotional experience, designed to pay tribute to the last moments of...

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Other

Upper East Side

Upper East Side

The shopping arrayed on Fifth and Madison Avenues from 57th to 79th Streets is not for the faint of heart-or the faint of wallet.  Some of the most expensive...

  • Neighborhood
  • Walking
  • Neighborhood

Grand Central Terminal

Midtown East

Grand Central Terminal is a quintessential New York experience, and the soaring roof and buzz of the crowds are a great way to grasp the energy that drives New...

  • City Tour
  • Architecture
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Other

New Museum

Nolita

Smack in the middle of downtown on the Bowery, the New Museum is hard to miss.  A bizarre glass-and-steel construction that houses a rotating collection of

  • Art
  • Architecture
  • Museum

South Beach

Staten Island, NY

Popular with locals because of its many outdoor concerts and festivals, South Beach was once known as "The Rivera of New York City."  It boasts a...

  • Public beach
  • Bicycle
  • Excursions
  • Fun & games
  • Playground
  • Performing arts
  • Walking
  • Water fun
  • Water sport & adventure

Times Square

Midtown West

Times Square, "The Great White Way" of neon and LED bill boards, is not a square at all but more like two triangles stretching north and south of West 45th Street as...

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Architecture
  • 4.4
  • 2

Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village

The charming atmosphere of Greenwich Village is due in part to its brownstones and artistic vibe, but it also boasts some fantastic shopping.  With record...

  • Neighborhood
  • Walking
  • Art
  • 4
  • 1

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

New York Harbor

The Statue of Liberty is known around the world as a symbol of both New York and America, and most tourists will want to have a chance to get up close to this...

  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art
  • Architecture
  • 4
  • 1

Chinatown

Chinatown

A bright and bustling corner of the city, New York's Chinatown is full of aromatic spices, street hawkers offering the latest in fake designer goods, and some of the...

  • Neighborhood
  • Neighborhood
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Walking

Empire State Building

Midtown West

Though no longer the tallest building in America, the 103-stories of the Empire State building are a fixture of the New York skyline.  Immortalized in over 250...

  • City Tour
  • Architecture

East Village

East Village

Shopping in the East Village is a bit like a treasure hunt through a punk rocker's attic.  Thick with tattoo parlors, leather-n-chains stores, independent...

  • Neighborhood
  • Walking

Staten Island Ferry

Battery Park

The Staten Island Ferry is one of the best ways to see New York from the water without paying a cent.  This free boat service embarks from Whitehall Terminal in...

  • Other
  • City Tour

Belvedere Castle

Central Park

Completed in 1869 from a design by esteemed architect Calvert Vaux, Central Park's Belvedere Castle is a whimsical fairy-tale castle-in-miniature.  Found on the...

  • Architecture
  • Park

Rockefeller Center

Midtown West

Home to a number of television stations as well as the famous skating rink and Christmas tree, Rockefeller Center is one of the main hubs of activity in...

  • Architecture

Whitney Museum of American Art

Downtown

Featuring a strong collection of 20th and 21st century American Art, the Whitney has been a major player in the New York art world since 1931. Previously uptown on...

  • Architecture
  • Food & drink
  • Art

Chelsea Art District

Chelsea

For those with an artistic eye, the Chelsea Art District is a must-see.  Hundreds of art galleries line the far west edges of the streets between 20th and 26th...

  • Neighborhood
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art
  • Walking

Daughters of Bilitis Meeting Spot

Soho

Formed in San Francisco in 1955 to give lesbians a safe social alternative to bars, the Daughters of Bilitis soon had a chapter in New York City, organized by...

  • Cultural & Historical

American Museum of Natural History

Upper West Side

With dinosaur and blue whale skeletons, a Butterfly Conservatory, IMAX theater, and life-size historical dioramas, this Upper West Side mainstay is one of the most...

  • Cinema
  • Museum
  • Fun & games