Things to do in NYC
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Experience the pulse of a Broadway production. New York City’s famed theatre district with its stunning 42 theatres span from 42nd street to 53rd street. Don’t forget Radio City Music Hall, the stunning art-deco, palace of performing arts. Let our concierge team take you there with tickets to the hottest shows and concerts.
World class art is at your fingertips. Close by is MoMa, the Museum of Modern Art, and a short fly up the East Side on the 6 train takes you to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim, and the Frick Collection.
When you’re ready to kick back, green spaces are the place to be. Bryant Park & Central Park offer solace and stimulation. Everything from movies under the stars, ice skating, animals tame & wild, and perfect places for blankets and baskets are not far. No matter what your passion or pursuit, W New York will certainly get you in a New York State of Mind. Discover some of our favorite things to do in NYC below and begin planning your trip today.
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|St. Patrick's Cathedral - .2 miles
5th Ave, New York, NY 10022
The Cathedral of St. Patrick (commonly called St. Patrick's Cathedral) is a decorated Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral church and a prominent landmark of New York City. It is the seat of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, and a parish church, located on Fifth Avenue.
|The Empire State Building - 1 mile
350 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10118
The Empire State Building is generally thought of as an American cultural icon. It is designed in the distinctive Art Deco style and has been named as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
|The Chrysler Building - 1 mile
405 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10174
The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco style skyscraper in New York City, located on the east side of Manhattan. At 1,046 feet, the structure was the world's tallest building for 11 months before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931.
|The Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1 mile
1000 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10028
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the United States, and one of the ten largest in the world, with the most significant art collections. Its permanent collection contains more than two million works, divided among seventeen curatorial departments.
|Madison Square Garden - .9 miles
4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY
Madison Square Garden is a multi-purpose indoor arena in midtown Manhattan situated atop Pennsylvania Station. The Garden is used for professional basketball and ice hockey, as well as boxing, concerts, ice shows, circuses, and other forms of sports and entertainment. Opening on February 11, 1968, it is now considered to be the oldest, and most active major sporting facility in the New York metropolitan area.
|Carnegie Hall - .6 miles
881 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019
Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in Midtown Manhattan built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891. It is one of the most prestigious venues in the world for both classical music and popular music. Carnegie Hall has its own artistic programming, development, and marketing departments, and presents about 250 performances each season.
|Central Park - 1 mile
Central Park receives approximately thirty-five million visitors annually and is the most visited urban park in the United States. It was opened in 1857 on 770 acres of city-owned land and was later expanded to 843 acres. It is 2.5 miles long between 59th Street (Central Park South) and 110th Street (Central Park North), and is 0.5 miles wide between Fifth Avenue and Central Park West.