Set Your Sights on the Big City
Renowned New York City Museums
166 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
The fascinating Intrepid Museum is located on W. 46th Street and 12th Ave, just walking distance from the hotel! During your visit to this NYC museum, you will be able to experience multiple exhibits honoring heroes in the US Military in regards to sea, air, space and life. Since opening its doors in 1982, the Intrepid welcomes over 750,000 visitors each year with hope to inspire youth and educate the public.
American Museum of Natural History
79 Street and Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Of all the museums in Manhattan, this is certainly one of the most famous and most visited.
Get there early and explore its 46 permanent exhibits and multiple temporary ones, covering everything from the beginning of time to the present and containing over 300 million specimens. The famed New York City museum consists of 25 interconnected buildings.
The Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10128
The first thing you’ll notice about this NYC museum is the iconic architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Located on New York City’s Museum Mile is celebrated internationally for its renowned art collection, which focuses on Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, early Modern and contemporary art.
The Frick Collection
1 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
Also located on Museum Mile, the Frick Collection offers visitors the opportunity to admire the collection of the renowned robber baron, Henry Clay Frick in his former residence.
The collection at this Manhattan museum focuses on 16th-18thcentury European art from Rembrandt to Renoir.
The Morgan Library and Museum
225 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
This fascinating library and museum houses one of the greatest collections of artistic, literary and musical works. The collection covers every time period from ancient times to the present and offers visitors the chance to view numerous interesting items from scraps of paper Bob Dylan jotted song lyrics on to drawings by Picasso.
The Museum at FIT
7th Avenue & W 27th Street
New York, NY 10001
This New York City museum is located on Fashion Avenue in Chelsea and focuses mostly on 20th century textiles and costumes. The Museum at FIT prides itself on collecting, conserving and interpreting fashion.
Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019
Since its founding in 1929, MOMA has been committed to developing a compelling overview of modern and contemporary art as manifested in exhibits and educational programs. It is now considered one of the most influential museums of modern art in the world. In addition to a provocative collection, the museum also houses an award-winning restaurant called The Modern.
Shopping in New York City is a must-do with its mixture of boutiques and designer stores. 5th Avenue is the Rodeo Drive of the East Coast, but much more extensive. World famous for its ultra-exclusive designer stores such as Tiffany’s, Louis Vuitton, and Gucci, 5th Avenue is now home to favorites like Sephora, Banana Republic and the Disney Store.
Located in Lower Manhattan, this NYC shopping area was originally the mecca of New York’s jewelry trade in the early 20thcentury. Today the area is famous for its street vendors, open storefronts and bargain prices. It is also notorious for its counterfeit products with fake trademarked brand names.
The world-famous Diamond District is located on 47th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues and is the largest shopping district for all sizes and shapes of diamonds and fine jewelry with over 2,600 independent businesses on a single block.
The strip of high-end Madison Avenue designer stores runs from 57th to 85th Streets and is called by locals, “The Fashionable Road.” This Manhattan shopping area includes many of the most renowned fashion designers, jewelers and upscale hair salons.
The neighborhood of SoHo runs from Houston in the north to Canal Street in the south and is exquisitely famous for its charming streets and variety of trendy boutiques, vintage shops and upscale designer wear.
660 Madison Avenue
New York NY 10065
767 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10153
754 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Lord & Taylor
424 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10018-2771
1000 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022
151 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
22 Cortlandt Street
New York, NY 10007
Saks 5th Avenue
611 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10022
This lush stretch of greenery is located from 59th Street to 110th Street and stretches from 5th to 8th Avenues. It covers an extraordinary 843 acres, which makes up roughly 6% of Manhattan. Ideal for everyone, this world-famous New York park features beautiful scenery and gardens, Central Park Zoo, and 26 recreational fields for sports matches. Seasonal attractions include ice skating rinks and Summer Stage performances. Some of the most talked-about restaurants in the city are also located within the park, Tavern on the Green and The Boathouse.
Located on 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, Bryant Park is home to New York’s famous fashion week and is a much-visited social space, offering the Bryant Park café and the majestic New York City’s Public Library surrounded by sunbathers and park goers.
This New York City park is located at the tip of Manhattan and overlooks New York Harbor with the Statue of Liberty in the distance. It is the largest public open space in all of downtown Manhattan and considered “the cradle” of New York City history.
Tompkins Square Park
This charming Manhattan park is located in the heart of the East Village on 7th to 10th Streets between Avenues A and B. The park was once seen as a center of social problems but has transformed over the years into a place for families, students, tourists and pets. The park offers handball courts, basketball courts, built-in chess tables and playgrounds.
Washington Square Park
Located in Greenwich Village’s main public space, this New York park is a magnet for NYU students as well as families and tourists. The famous Washington Square Arch looms from above and attracts numerous performance artists throughout the year.