Our New York City Guide
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, often referred to simply as "the Met", is one of the world's largest and most important art museums. It is located on the eastern edge of Central Park. The Met's permanent collection contains more than two million works of art from around the world. A must visit for all art lovers!
Whether you're visiting the city or you live there, walking across this iconic bridge is one of the best things to do in NYC. It's fun, free, and the perfect way to enjoy breathtaking skyline and river views!
Washington Square Park
The symbolic heart of Greenwich Village, Washington Square Park is one of NYC’s most recognizable public spaces. Pass beneath the Washington Arch—the giant structure marking the park’s Fifth Avenue entrance on the north side—and you’ll see the energy that makes the place so special.
Ice skating under the Christmas Tree on The Rink at Rockefeller Center is one of New York’s quintessential winter activities.
Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center
The Metropolitan Opera is a vibrant home for the most creative and talented artists working in opera, including singers, conductors, composers, orchestra musicians, stage directors, designers, visual artists, choreographers, and dancers. Nearly 800,000 people attend more than 200 performances in the opera house during the season, and millions more experience the Met through new media distribution initiatives and state-of-the-art technology.
9/11 Memorial & Museum
Located on eight acres of the 16-acre World Trade Center complex, the 9/11 Memorial is a place of remembrance and contemplation within the bustle of lower Manhattan.
The Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty is among New York City's—and America's—most familiar landmarks: a massive copper-and-steel cast of a green lady raising a torch, clutching a tablet and donning a seven-point crown. Some visitors miss out on seeing the statue up close because it's set on a government-run island in the middle of New York Harbor and only accessible by boat, but it's easy to work into your trip with some advance planning.
American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan
The American Museum of Natural History is the largest natural history museum in the world with a mission commensurately monumental in scope. The entire museum spans 4 city blocks and consists of some 25 interconnected buildings.
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St. Patrick's Cathedral is the Mother Church of the Archdiocese of New York and the seat of the Archbishop. Located on Fifth Avenue, across from Rockefeller Center, the sanctuary is the largest Gothic Catholic cathedral in the US. This international landmark, dedicated in 1879, welcomes more than five million visitors each year. With its 330-foot spires, it is one of the City's most spectacular architectural sights. Inside, it boasts a seating capacity of 2,400, numerous altars and stained glass windows, and a giant organ with 7,855 pipes. Services are held daily and all are welcome, visitors and worshipers alike.