NYC
Bryant Park is one of NYC.

1. Bryant Park

9.7
E 42nd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Midtown East · 1121 tips and reviews
High Line is one of NYC.

2. High Line

9.7
btwn Gansevoort & W 34th St (btwn 10th & 12th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Chelsea · 1422 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best place to remember why you love Manhattan takes you above the city while keeping you rooted in urban life. Walk through a field of wildflowers as cabs zoom along the street beneath you. Read more.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is one of NYC.

3. Brooklyn Botanic Garden

9.6
990 Washington Ave (at President St), Brooklyn, NY
Botanical Garden · Prospect Park · 313 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best place to find your inner Zen boasts relaxed, peaceful grounds. Claim a spot near the serene Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden, surrounded by Japanese myrtle and cypress trees, and bliss out. Read more.

Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of NYC.

4. Metropolitan Museum of Art

9.7
1000 5th Ave (btwn E 80th & E 84th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Central Park · 1844 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best place to gawk at priceless art has a collection that is seemingly endless, spanning creepy Egyptian tombs to the shimmering Impressionist paintings to an unparalleled costume collection. Read more.

Theatre 80 is one of NYC.

5. Theatre 80

8.2
80 Saint Marks Pl (at 1st Ave), New York, NY
Performing Arts Venue · East Village · 27 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Come here for the naughtiest burlesque show in NYC, !BadAss! Burlesque. The performances at this bimonthly revue aren’t the playful, teasing kind; they’re perverse and raunchy. Read more.

Carnegie Hall is one of NYC.

6. Carnegie Hall

9.5
881 7th Ave (at W 57th St), New York, NY
Concert Hall · Theater District · 112 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best concert auditorium in NYC hosts the world’s greatest orchestras, instrumentalists and singers. Lately, prominent world-music acts and even rock bands have been added to the mix. Read more.

Empire State Building is one of NYC.

7. Empire State Building

9.4
350 5th Ave (btwn 33rd & 34th St), New York, NY
Building · Koreatown · 1114 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best touristy venue, this 80-year-old landmark is simply stunning. Check out the Art Deco flourishes in the lobby, restored to its original gilded splendor in 2009. Read more.

Brooklyn Bridge is one of NYC.

8. Brooklyn Bridge

9.6
Brooklyn Bridge, New York, NY
Bridge · 915 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best view of NYC offers a stunning panorama. From the midpoint of the massive suspension bridge, there are spectacular sight lines of Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo and lower Manhattan. Read more.

New York Transit Museum is one of NYC.

9. New York Transit Museum

9.3
Boerum Pl (at Schermerhorn St), Brooklyn, NY
History Museum · Downtown Brooklyn · 121 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best New York-focused museum is housed in a decommissioned subway station. Make sure to see the excellent collection of vintage subway cars. Read more.

Prospect Park is one of NYC.

10. Prospect Park

9.7
Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY
Park · Prospect Park · 297 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: NYC’s best collective backyard boasts prime people-watching spots such as the Long Meadow and Nethermead The woodland expanse of the Ravine is a towering forest within bustling Brooklyn. Read more.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is one of NYC.

11. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

9.5
11 W 53rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Midtown East · 1839 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best museum to spend the day in boasts unparalleled holdings in 20th- and 21st-century art, the Sette MoMA restaurant, a plush movie theater and the MoMA Design Store. Read more.

Gagosian Gallery is one of NYC.

12. Gagosian Gallery

9.5
555 W 24th St (btwn 10th & 11th Ave), New York, NY
Art Gallery · Chelsea · 52 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best place to see museum-quality gallery shows has perfected this high-end form. Shows such as “Picasso and Marie-Thérèse: L’Amour Fou” prove you don’t have to be MoMA to stage a blockbuster. Read more.

Opening Ceremony is one of NYC.

13. Opening Ceremony

8.9
35 Howard St (btwn Broadway & Crosby St), New York, NY
Boutique · SoHo · 66 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best store to blow your paycheck in stocks covetable finds from around the world—both luxury threads and more affordable goods like indie mags, CDs and hip accessories. Read more.

Opening Ceremony is one of NYC.

14. Opening Ceremony

8.4
1190-1192 Broadway (at W 29th St), New York, NY
Boutique · NoMad · 20 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best store to blow your paycheck in stocks covetable finds from around the world—both luxury threads and more affordable goods like indie mags, CDs and hip accessories. Read more.

Film Society of Lincoln Center is one of NYC.

15. Film Society of Lincoln Center

9.1
70 Lincoln Center Plz (btwn Broadway & Amsterdam Ave), New York, NY
Indie Movie Theater · Lincoln Square · 32 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best theater to see a movie that will change your life hosts new art-house titles (at its Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center), rep series and beaucoup festival offerings. Read more.

Film Forum is one of NYC.

16. Film Forum

9.3
209 W Houston St (btwn 6th & Varick), New York, NY
Indie Movie Theater · Hudson Square · 71 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best theater to catch your favorite old movie has exquisite repertory and revival programming such as pre-Code oldies, ’70s NYC crime thrillers and French classics —plus gourmet snacks! Read more.

Carolines on Broadway is one of NYC.

17. Carolines on Broadway

8.4
1626 Broadway (btwn 49th & 50th St), New York, NY
Comedy Club · Theater District · 71 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best small venue for checking out headlining comics has seen Dave Chappelle, Susie Essman, Tracy Morgan and others grace its stage. Read more.

Brooklyn Historical Society is one of NYC.

18. Brooklyn Historical Society

9.3
128 Pierrepont St (at Clinton St), Brooklyn, NY
History Museum · Brooklyn Heights · 22 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best place to remember why you love Brooklyn examines the borough’s historical, cultural and gastronomic legacies through its permanent collection, rotating exhibitions and events. Read more.

Brooklyn Flea - Fort Greene is one of NYC.

19. Brooklyn Flea - Fort Greene

176 Lafayette Ave. (btw Clermont & Vanderbilt Ave.), Brooklyn, NY
Flea Market · Clinton Hill · 146 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best year-round market brings together 150 local vendors carrying all manner of vintage, handmade and antique wares. The Flea will move to its winter location on November 26.

One Hanson Place /  Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower is one of NYC.

20. One Hanson Place / Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower

1 Hanson Pl (at Ashland Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Building · Fort Greene · 17 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best year-round market brings together 150 local vendors carrying all manner of vintage, handmade and antique wares. The Flea moves here on November 26. Read more.

Brooklyn Bridge Park is one of NYC.

21. Brooklyn Bridge Park

9.7
Main St (Plymouth St), Brooklyn, NY
Park · Brooklyn Heights · 378 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best waterfront in NYC offers a unique view of the lower Manhattan skyline, aquatic features, such as a salt marsh filled with native cordgrass, and Jane’s Carousel, a restored ride from 1922. Read more.

Wollman Rink is one of NYC.

22. Wollman Rink

8.9
830 5th Ave (at East Dr), New York, NY
Skating Rink · Central Park · 85 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best skating rink in NYC features the largest skating surface of any midtown rink and an awe-inspiring view of the city’s skyscrapers peeking over the surrounding trees. Read more.

Staten Island Ferry - Whitehall Terminal is one of NYC.

23. Staten Island Ferry - Whitehall Terminal

4 South St (South Ferry), New York, NY
Pier · Financial District · 396 tips and reviews
The McKittrick Hotel is one of NYC.

24. The McKittrick Hotel

9.3
530 W 27th St (btwn 10th & 11th Ave), New York, NY
Indie Theater · Chelsea · 325 tips and reviews
Nuyorican Poets Cafe is one of NYC.

25. Nuyorican Poets Cafe

8.5
236 E 3rd St (btwn Ave. B & C), New York, NY
Theater · Alphabet City · 37 tips and reviews
Bowery Poetry Club is one of NYC.

26. Bowery Poetry Club

308 Bowery (btwn Bleecker & E Houston St.), New York, NY
Music Venue · NoHo · 38 tips and reviews
230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge is one of NYC.

27. 230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge

8.7
230 5th Ave (btwn W 26th & W 27th St), New York, NY
Lounge · NoMad · 660 tips and reviews
Battery Park is one of NYC.

28. Battery Park

9.3
Battery Pl (at State St), New York, NY
Park · Financial District · 266 tips and reviews
Ellis Island Immigration Museum is one of NYC.

29. Ellis Island Immigration Museum

8.8
Ellis Island, Jersey City, NJ
History Museum · Ellis Island · 144 tips and reviews
The Jewish Museum is one of NYC.

30. The Jewish Museum

9.4
1109 5th Ave (at E 92nd St), New York, NY
Museum · Carnegie Hill · 70 tips and reviews
Ace Hotel New York is one of NYC.

31. Ace Hotel New York

9.0
20 W 29th St (at Broadway), New York, NY
Hotel · NoMad · 409 tips and reviews
The Standard, High Line is one of NYC.

32. The Standard, High Line

9.3
848 Washington St (at W 13th St), New York, NY
Hotel · Meatpacking District · 252 tips and reviews