Top Attractions In The Big Apple
The Manhattan at Times Square Hotel offers guests easy access to New York City’s most exciting highlights and popular sites around town. From Big Apple events to fine dining, shopping and big name entertainment, here’s a taste of what’s in store for your next trip to the city that never sleeps.
Step outside our lobby and right into Times Square – the most quintessential New York City attraction. Shaping the landscape of Manhattan, Times Square is one of the city’s most recognizable icons along with the State of Liberty, Empire State Building, Flatiron Building, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Featured in countless photo shoots and movies, this popular district buzzes with bright lights, colorful billboards and a mix of the most interesting people fill its bustling streets.
No trip to New York would be complete without a trip to Broadway! Legendary spectacular’s like Chicago, The Book of Mormon, The Lion King, Wicked and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera come to life in a way that can only be experienced on Broadway. Catch award-winning performances at one of these longstanding shows, or take in an off-Broadway debut of something more indie-inspired.
Opera, ballet, and symphony aficionados can join in perfect harmony at Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts to revel in a night of high-class and culture redefined by these spectacular New York-centric venue spaces.
The ultimate playground for fashionistas can be found along Madison Avenue, Broadway, Union Square, Herald Square and 5th Street – home to Saks Fifth Avenue, Barney’s, American Girl, Tiffany’s, and the Apple Store - to name a few. Additional shopping districts include Chelsea, SoHo, and Brooklyn. These popular destinations are great for vintage finds, farmer’s markets, brand name designer shops, flagship stores and independent boutiques alike.
Science buffs will enjoy an afternoon at the American Museum of Natural History, and art enthusiasts can study modern and ancient art and artifacts at the world-famous galleries found here. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Whitney Museum of American Art, Guggenheim Museum are just a few of our favorites.
Head to the charming green spaces of Central Park and Brooklyn Botanical Garden’s, or try the High Line for a different vantage point of the city, while still being surrounded by nature.
Take the train through Grand Central and Penn Station, walk along the Chelsea Pier, and make your way to Rockefeller Center – where the holiday tree lighting ceremony and ice skating rink take center stage during the winter months.
Sports fans can take in an NBA basketball or NHL hockey game at Madison Square Garden, between the many rock and pop music concerts the stadium hosts. Yankee Stadium is the perfect place to catch a baseball game and Citi Field, the Barclay’s Center and MetLife Stadium host soccer, football and more!
Exploring the city is sure to work up an appetite, and you’ll find a mecca of eateries offering cuisine from every corner of the globe. From fine dining to food truck inspired fare, some of our choice restaurants include Chez Josephine, La Masseria, Sardi’s, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, Bobby Van’s Steakhouse, 21 Club, Aureole, Carmine’s, Victor’s Café, Shake Shack, Junior’s, Le Bernardin, and Bobby Flay’s Bar Americain.