NEW YORK, the most-populous city in the US, is a melting
pot of different cultures. While best known for the urban
atmosphere, few people know that the city's Adirondack State
Park is larger than any National Park in the US outside of
Alaska. Visit this diverse and intriguing city to experience
the world's best-known buildings such as the Empire State
Building and Chrysler Building. Don't miss the Statue of Liberty,
harbor cruise, Harlem tour and a grand tour on the double-decker
United Nations Tours: One of the biggest attractions
in city is the tour around this building and its 18-acre international
territory belonging to all the member countries. Behind the
191 waving flags representing the member countries stands
a 39-story monolith known as the Secretariat Building. Along
with the General Assembly Building, conference buildings and
Dag Hammarskjöld Library, the UN attempts to maintain
peace, protect human rights and promote development throughout
the world on a six-block stretch of land along the East River.
When you enter the gates of the United Nations, you're actually
leaving New York City.
Empire State Building soars more than a quarter of
a mile into the atmosphere above the heart of Manhattan.
Brooklyn Academy of Music presents concerts, contemporary
and classical dance, performance art, theater for young people,
repertory and first run films.
Bronx Zoo is the largest metropolitan zoo in the nation
Bargemusic is believed to be the largest chamber music
presenter in the world.
American Museum of the Moving Image is dedicated to
educating the public about the art, history, technique, and
technology of film, television, and digital media, and to
examining their impact on culture and society.
Jewish Museum is one of the world's largest and most
important institutions devoted to exploring the remarkable
scope and diversity of Jewish culture.
Madame Tussaud's Museum features over 175 wax figures
of celebrities, sport figures and singers.
Wave Hill is a non-profit cultural institution that
explores the interaction between human beings and the natural
Carnegie Hall is a world famous concert hall.
International Center of Photography - is a museum,
a school and a center for photographers and photography.
Guggenheim Museum is home to a fine collection of
20th century art, including works by Chagall, Degas, Kadinsky,
Picasso and Van Gogh.
Caribbean Cultural Center houses a resource and research
center about the African Diaspora.
New York Transit Museum is home to 100 years of transit
lore and memorabilia.
New York Stock Exchange's Interactive Education Center
informs and educates the general public, and offers an exciting
view of the world's leading securities market in action.
New York Skyride is an action-packed, big screen simulated
Metropolitan Museum of Art has more than two million
works of art from all times.
National Museum of the American Indian has more than
800,000 works of extraordinary aesthetic, religious, and historical
significance, as well as articles produced for everyday, utilitarian
Atlantis Marine World is located in Riverhead along
the Peconic River. It is open year-round. Enjoy the indoor
exhibits including the Sand Shark Lagoon, the Ray Bay touch
tank, and the coral reef year round. During the warmer months,
see a sea lion show, explore an interactive salt marsh, take
a ride up the Atlantis Discovery Tower, or take a two-hour
trip on the Atlantis Marine World Tour Boat.
Brooklyn Children's Museum
Brooklyn History Museum
Brooklyn Museum of Art
World Financial Center
Madison Square Garden
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Literally Alive Children's Theatre
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
American Museum of Natural History
Museum of Modern Art
Astroland Amusement Park
National Academy of Design
Museum of the City of New York
Central Park Wildlife Center
Children's Museum of Manhattan
Colden Center for the Performing Arts
Cooper Hewitt Design Museum
Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum
New York Public Library contains more materials than any other
public library in the nation.
New York Mercantile Exchange
New York Hall of Science
New York Botanical Garden
New York Aquarium
New Museum of Contemporary Art
Staten Island Zoo
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
NYC Parks & Recreation
Radio City Music Hall
Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
South Street Seaport
Staten Island Botanical Garden