1. New York Public Library - High Bridge

8.8
78 W 168th St (at Woodycrest Ave.), Bronx, NY
Library · Downtown Manhattan · 8 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Water from 40 miles away in Westchester County used to cross the bridge en route to a reservoir in Manhattan. Completed in 1848, it’s the oldest bridge in New York City.

2. City Island

Bronx, NY
Neighborhood · 34 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: With the look and feel of a New England fishing village, this tiny Bronx island offers some of the best lobster, fried shrimp, and waterfront vistas in the five boroughs.

3. Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

9.5
1 Grand Army Plz, Brooklyn, NY
Farmers Market · Prospect Park · 83 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Did you know? Located on the intersection of Flatbush Ave and Eastern Parkway, the Central Library has an entryway 50-feet tall, and has over a million books, magazines, and multimedia materials.

4. La Marqueta

8.8
1607 Park Ave, New York, NY
Farmers Market · East Harlem · 9 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: The northeast corner of Central Park, the Harlem Meer, offers family-related activities such as catch and release fishing, playgrounds with water features, a discovery center, skating and swimming.

5. Carroll Street Bridge

Carroll Street (btw Nevins and Bond), Brooklyn, NY
Bridge · Gowanus · 12 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Take a look at the cables and rollers of the oldest of the four remaining retractile bridges in the country – built in 1889! The bridge now uses electricity instead of steam to retract.

6. Snug Harbor Cultural Center

9.4
1000 Richmond Ter (Snug Harbor Rd), Staten Island, NY
Garden · Randall Manor · 30 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: The majestic Greek Revival buildings adorning this campus were built between 1831 and 1880 as dormitories for retired sailors, who were housed here until 1976.

7. Staten Island Ferry Boat - Spirit Of America

New York Harbor, New York, NY
Boat or Ferry · 29 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Did you know? The Spirit of America’s keel is built with steel from the World Trade Center towers. The boat entered service in 2006.

8. 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)

9. 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.

10. 26th Street Viewing Spur

9.0
W. 26th St. (btwn 10th & 11th Ave.), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Chelsea · 1 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.

11. Added Value Farm

9.0
305 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY
Farm · Red Hook · 6 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Want a great view of the Statue of Liberty without having to get on a boat? The Louis Valentino Jr. Park has one of the best views you can get!

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

12. 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.

13. 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.

14. Barretto Point Park

8.3
Tiffany St (at Viele Ave), Bronx, NY
Park · Hunts Point · 8 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Catch some rays, some fish, or live music at this lush waterfront oasis nestled at the edge of the industrial Hunts Point peninsula.

15. NYU Brown Building

29 Washington Pl (btw Greene St and Washington Sq E), New York, NY
College Academic Building · Greenwich Village · 9 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Site of one of the worst industrial disasters in the US, which led to many workplace reforms.

16. 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.

High Line 10th Ave Amphitheatre is one of City of New York’s Tips.

17. High Line 10th Ave Amphitheatre

9.5
High Line (10th Ave), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Chelsea · 22 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Did you know? Before the High Line was built in 1934, freight trains traveled along 10th Avenue, creating such dangerous conditions that the busy thoroughfare became known as “Death Avenue.”

Pelham Bay Park is one of City of New York’s Tips.

18. Pelham Bay Park

9.1
Pelham Bay Park, Bronx, NY
Park · 28 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: When you’re in the park, be sure to visit the historic Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, used in 1936 by Mayor LaGuardia as a summer office for city government.

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

19. 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.

20. Moore Street Market - La Marqueta De Williamsburg

8.8
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.

21. Parachute Jump

8.6
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.

Little Red Lighthouse is one of City of New York’s Tips.

22. Little Red Lighthouse

9.4
Fort Washington Park (George Washington Bridge), New York, NY
Lighthouse · Hudson Heights · 40 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Don't miss the Little Red Lighthouse Festival every fall, which offers free tours and other fun activities to celebrate the area.

23. Smorgasburg Williamsburg

9.2
90 Kent Ave (at N 7th St), Brooklyn, NY
Street Food Gathering · Williamsburg · 337 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: "Foodie heaven! 100+ vendors with diff. cuisines trying to feed you within a block radius. Bring an appetite, do tapas-style tastings, and relax with a view of the Manhattan skyline in the background"

24. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

9.1
Pier 86 (West 46th Street and 12th Avenue), New York, NY
History Museum · Hell's Kitchen · 290 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. Lefferts Historic House Museum

7.8
95 Prospect Park W (at Prospect Park), Brooklyn, NY
History Museum · Prospect Park · 8 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Did you know? In 1687, Leffert Pietersen, one of the earliest European settlers in Brooklyn, built the original homestead on 58 acres that is now Prospect Lefferts Gardens.

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

26. 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!

New York City Hall is one of City of New York’s Tips.

27. New York City Hall

8.8
260 E Broadway (at Murray St), New York, NY
City Hall · Downtown Manhattan · 80 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Did you know City Hall tours are free on weekdays? Visit http://www.nyc.gov/html/artcom/html/tours/reserve_tour.shtml

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

28. 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.

29. 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.

Little Red Lighthouse is one of City of New York’s Tips.

30. Little Red Lighthouse

9.4
Fort Washington Park (George Washington Bridge), New York, NY
Lighthouse · Hudson Heights · 40 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Did you know? This historic structure is the only remaining lighthouse in Manhattan today.