1. Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Broad Channel, Queens, NY
Other Great Outdoors · Broad Channel · 29 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: More than 330 species of birds call this 9,000-acre preserve home, and convenient subway access makes it an easy visitor destination.

26th Street Viewing Spur is one of City of New York’s Tips.

2. 26th Street Viewing Spur

9.0
W. 26th St. (btwn 10th & 11th Ave.), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Chelsea · 2 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: The 26th Street Viewing Spur is an illuminated steel frame that evokes the advertising billboards that were attached to the High Line after the freight trains stopped running.

Prescott Playground is one of City of New York’s Tips.

3. Prescott Playground

Edith Ave. (Irvington St.), State Island, NY, NY
Playground · Huguenot · 1 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: This playground was named to honor EMT Christopher Prescott, who was the 1st NYC EMS worker to die in the line of duty. He was killed by a drunk driver while tending to a patient on June 17, 1994.

FDNY Engine 10/Ladder 10 is one of City of New York’s Tips.

4. FDNY Engine 10/Ladder 10

124 Liberty St, New York, NY
Fire Station · Financial District · 4 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Peek around the corner of the firehouse (on Greenwich Street) and you’ll find a brass relief monument dedicated to all FDNY members killed at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

5. Battery Maritime Building

10 South St (at Whitehall St), New York, NY
Boat or Ferry · Financial District · 17 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: The Governors Island ferry runs from this c. 1909 steel-faced, Beaux-Arts style survivor, a lone holdout from the days when ferry terminals lined the East River waterfront.

6. Scream Zone

8.3
1205 Boardwalk W (Coney Island), Brooklyn, NY
Theme Park Ride / Attraction · Coney Island · 6 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Scream Zone features the first new roller coasters in Coney Island since 1927, with the Soarin' Eagle and the Steeplechase.

7. Freshkills Park

8.8
Muldoon Avenue (West Shore Exwy West Service Road), Staten Island, NY
Park · Travis - Chelsea · 4 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Free tours and events are held from April to November each year. Make your reservation here: http://on.nyc.gov/TvooWt Read more.

8. Long Island Coignet Stone Company Building

Smith Street (3rd Ave and 3rd St), Brooklyn, NY
Building · Gowanus · 1 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: The 1873 Italianate structure is the earliest known concrete building in NYC. Once part of a 5-acre factory complex that manufactured the product from which it was made: Beton Coignet.

9. Manhattan Cruise Terminal

711 12th Ave (55th Street), New York, NY
Boat or Ferry · Hell's Kitchen · 18 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: The Manhattan Cruise Terminal, originally called the Passenger Ship Terminal, is now the fourth busiest cruise terminal in the United States.

Brooklyn Bridge Park - Pier 1 is one of City of New York’s Tips.

10. Brooklyn Bridge Park - Pier 1

9.5
334 Furman St (Cranberry), Brooklyn, NY
Park · Brooklyn Heights · 68 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Many types of birds and crustaceans have made themselves at home in the salt marsh at Pier 1. We can't blame them- the view is spectacular!

11. FDNY Engine 219/Ladder 105

494 Dean St, Brooklyn, NY
Fire Station · Prospect Heights · 1 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: If you’re headed to the Barclay’s Center, know you’re in good hands. The members of FDNY Engine 219/Ladder 105 would be the first to respond if there was an emergency at the arena.

12. Moore Street Market - La Marqueta De Williamsburg

8.9
110 Moore St (Graham Ave. & Humboldt St.), Brooklyn, NY
Farmers Market · East Williamsburg · 5 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Did you know? The Moore Street Market is one of Brooklyn’s oldest markets. Established in 1945, it now offers events such as cooking classes, shopping, and seminars for small businesses.

13. Parachute Jump

8.5
1601-1899 Boardwalk W, Brooklyn, NY
Monument / Landmark · Coney Island · 8 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: This joyride hasn’t operated since 1964, but it’s one of Brooklyn’s most recognizable landmarks. Originally built for the 1939 World’s Fair, it simulated a parachute-guided leap for 40 cents.

14. New York Supreme Court

60 Centre St (at Worth St), New York, NY
Courthouse · Downtown Manhattan · 70 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: One of the filming locations for the film Shaft (2000)

Freshkills Park is one of City of New York’s Tips.

15. Freshkills Park

8.8
Muldoon Avenue (West Shore Exwy West Service Road), Staten Island, NY
Park · Travis - Chelsea · 4 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Freshkills Park will be 2,200 acres which will be almost 3 times the size of Central Park and the largest park developed in NYC in over 100 years. The site used to be the world's largest landfill.

16. Chinatown

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 193 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: One of the filming locations for cult classic American Psycho (2000)

17. Central Park South

Central Park S (btwn 5th Ave and 8th Ave), New York, NY
Road · Central Park · 64 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: In the third installment of the Die Hard series, Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995), McClane drives through the park in a race to get to the bomb at a subway station near Wall Street.

Carlos R. Lillo Park is one of City of New York’s Tips.

18. Carlos R. Lillo Park

East Elmhurst, NY
Plaza · Astoria · 5 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: This park is named for FDNY Paramedic Carlos Lillo, who died while responding to the attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

19. Hunts Point Landing

7.1
Bronx, NY
Park · Hunts Point · 3 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Did you know ? The boulder seating area was created from remnants of the deconstructed Willis Avenue Bridge.

Pop-up Café is one of City of New York’s Tips.

20. Pop-up Café

Pearl Street (btwn Broad and Coenties), New York, NY
Plaza · Financial District · 2 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: This Pop-up provides outdoor public seating in during the warm months. Everyone is welcome, no purchase necessary.

21. NYPD - 5th Precinct

19 Elizabeth St (btwn Canal & Bayard St.), New York, NY
Police Station · Chinatown · 6 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Did you know? This is the oldest precinct house still in use which dates back to 1881.

22. Battery Park

9.2
Battery Pl (at State St), New York, NY
Park · Financial District · 219 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: In Men in Black (1997), the entrance to Headquarters is actually Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Ventilator Building, just north of Battery Park.

FDNY Fire Zone is one of City of New York’s Tips.

23. FDNY Fire Zone

8.2
34 W 51st St (btwn 5th & 6th Aves.), New York, NY
Gift Shop · Midtown East · 9 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: NYC’s only fire safety learning center. Climb on a fire truck, try on bunker gear, meet a firefighter, feel a hot door and more. Also browse the store filled with official FDNY items!

24. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

9.2
Pier 86 (West 46th Street and 12th Avenue), New York, NY
History Museum · Hell's Kitchen · 293 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: "A fully functional aircraft carrier ship + submarine + planes (Concorde, helicopters, Space Shuttle, etc.) – what’s not to love? Don't miss the yearly screening of Top Gun on the flight deck."

25. Luna Park

8.7
1000 Surf Ave (at W 10th St), Brooklyn, NY
Theme Park · Coney Island · 92 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Luna Park takes its name from the original Luna Park, which operated at Coney Island from 1903 to 1946.

26. Richmond County Bank Ballpark

7.9
75 Richmond Ter (at Hamilton Ave), Staten Island, NY
Baseball Stadium · St. George · 50 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Did you know? The ballpark was once the site of the B&O Railroad yards and the current stadium parking lot was home to Major League baseball in the 1880s.

FDNY Engine 168 is one of City of New York’s Tips.

27. FDNY Engine 168

1100 Rossville Ave, S.I., NY
Fire Station · Rossville · 1 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Did you know? This is the first combined FDNY firehouse and EMS station in New York City.

28. FDNY Engine 1/Ladder 24

142 W 31st St, New York, NY
Fire Station · NoMad · 1 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: If you ever catch a concert, sporting event or show at Madison Square Garden, know that FDNY firefighters from Engine 1/Ladder 24 will be the first to respond in case of an emergency.

29. NYPD - 9th Precinct

321 E 5th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave.), New York, NY
Police Station · East Village · 7 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: The outside of the 9th Precinct's stationhouse has been used as the setting for several police television series including Kojak, Cagney and Lacey, NYPD Blue, Castle and Person of Interest.

30. Apollo Theater

9.4
253 W 125th St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Theater · Central Harlem · 124 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: For the film Malcolm X, the welcome for Joe Louis and the march from the police station to the hospital after the release of brother Johnson, were filmed on 125th Street by the legendary theater.