Top of the Rock Observation Deck is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in New York City.

1. Top of the Rock Observation Deck

9.6
30 Rockefeller Plz (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Rockefeller Center · 851 tips and reviews

Azahara P.Azahara Palomares: Excellent views of Manhattan. Be sure to check the exhibition about the history of the building, very interesting.

Santi C.Santi Caamaño: Go around sunset time, you'll get NYC at day, sunset and night, all in one visit. Sunsets from here are breathtaking, can't leave NYC without a photo here. You get to see the Empire State building!

Anna K.Anna K.: Amazing place to watch sunset or just to take a look at the city from the top. Try to purchase the tickets in advance. If the weather was bad, you can take a rain check for free.

High Line is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in New York City.

2. High Line

9.7
btwn Gansevoort & W 34th St (btwn 10th & 12th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Chelsea · 1435 tips and reviews

Michael G.Michael Gaela: Amazing how they turned this abandoned railway into this spectacular elevated park w/ beautiful scenic views. Great place to eat, relax and enjoy the sun or watch the sunset. I love the city.

YoplaitYoplait: The High Line aboveground park is truly a gem; a great, quick escape when you really need one. With amazing views of the city, including the Hudson River, it’s perfect for a stroll to clear your mind.

Sam S.Sam S: The view at sunset is wonderful. It gets crowded at times, but well worth the trip.

Brooklyn Bridge is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in New York City.

3. Brooklyn Bridge

9.6
Brooklyn Bridge, New York, NY
Bridge · 929 tips and reviews

JulinaJulina: Walk the bridge from Brooklyn to Manhattan right before sunset,especially early summer. It's refreshing and awesome view of skyline.

montserrat h.montserrat hernandez: Awesome views, lake, buildings and a nice view of the city

Allison K.Allison Kaminski: Awesome view of the entire city!! Go for a walk all the way across! You can see the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building

Empire State Building is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in New York City.

4. Empire State Building

9.4
350 5th Ave (btwn 33rd & 34th St), New York, NY
Building · Koreatown · 1118 tips and reviews

Alja S.Alja Stefelin: Visiting it for the sunset- amazing, unforgettable and really beautiful :) one of the best memories from NY!

Juliana A.Juliana Amorim: great view, fantastic sunset. very good photos of NY skylines. Strong wind, always.

Emre A.Emre Aktuna: Definitely worth to see.Ideal time for visiting is sunset time.You have chance to see the day time and night time.Wonderfull sightseeing

Brooklyn Bridge Park is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in New York City.

5. Brooklyn Bridge Park

9.7
Main St (Plymouth St), Brooklyn, NY
Park · Brooklyn Heights · 379 tips and reviews

G W.G Wong: Some of my favourite views of Manhattan are here, enjoy the gorgeous sunsets and night views. The old warehouse walls are also very interesting historic parts of this park.

Stephanie L.Stephanie Low: The promenade is a great side view of Brooklyn bridge. Free live screening of the US open (and food). Great for picnics and a short walk to pier 5 for the weekend smorgasburg food markets.

Andre R.Andre R.: Great views of the New York Skyline and the Brooklyn Bridge. The view is even better at night time. I give this park a 9.9 out of 10. It's clean, safe, relaxing and it provides plenty of activities.

Le Bain is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in New York City.

6. Le Bain

9.2
848 Washington St (at W 13th St), New York, NY
Nightclub · Meatpacking District · 346 tips and reviews

Nadine M.Nadine Mansour: Probably the most amazing view of the city, should be on every to do list! Try the coconut or cucumber lemonade - a light, summery drink.

Nina J.Nina J: favorite spot in L.E.S. not to say one of the hottest spots in NYC, cocktails are fire (that cranberry rhum tho..), amazing 360° view, good music...the place to be.

Stephanie Z.Stephanie Zhong: Love the rooftop view! You can come early in the afternoon in the summer to avoid the crowd and watch the sunset

Top of The Standard is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in New York City.

7. Top of The Standard

9.3
848 Washington St (at W 13th St), New York, NY
Roof Deck · Meatpacking District · 303 tips and reviews

Sadik A.Sadik Aydin Photography: View definitely amazing, I enjoyed it with my margarita and great salsa trio.

Chintan K.Chintan Kamani: The winter is going to be awesome as they plan to leave blankets on the rooftop & also cover the entire roof this year so it's not chilly & you can enjoy the incredible 360 Degree view from the Roof.

Farah J.Farah J.: The formal bar has the most delicious burgers I have ever tasted! Also their wagyu beef skewers simply melt in your mouth. The view is amazing both north and south.

Gantry Plaza State Park is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in New York City.

8. Gantry Plaza State Park

9.6
474 48th Ave (at Center Blvd), Queens, NY
Park · Hunters Point · 127 tips and reviews

jenne .jenne 💜: Amazing views of NYC's skyline, plenty of places to sit & relax, but also plenty of places to explore! Overall wonderful park.

Dana O.Dana OMalley: Best view of Manhattan anywhere. Gorgeous area all-around. Love. :)

Berk K.Berk Kapicioglu: You can volunteer here over the weekend to remove weeds, enjoy gorgeous views of Manhattan, watch birds shower in pools of water, and learn about the history of railroads in New York.

One World Observatory is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in New York City.

9. One World Observatory

9.2
1 World Trade Ctr (Floor 100), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Financial District · 183 tips and reviews

Elena G.Elena Gribok: Book your tickets online and best to do it for the sunset time, then you can see the whole city during day light and when all the lights are up! No outside observation terrace only inside

Chris H.Chris Hinton: Amazing view, obviously. But a pretty relaxing space at the top of the tower too.

Emre A.Emre Aktuna: Sunset time is the Best ideal time for wonderfull views. Amazing and wonderfull. You must see

Empire State Building 86th Floor Observation Deck is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in New York City.

10. Empire State Building 86th Floor Observation Deck

9.1
350 5th Ave (btwn 33rd & 34th St), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Koreatown · 233 tips and reviews

Luki L.Luki Lyke: Top of the Rock offers a great view of Central Park & the Empire State Building. Cheaper too!

Zakwan Z.Zakwan Zabidi: Wonderful view of NYC

MaryAnn M.MaryAnn McClung: Although the express pass was definitely worth the money, we enjoyed the Top of the Rock more since you spend less time in line and still see wonderful views of the city.

Rockefeller Center is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in New York City.

11. Rockefeller Center

9.4
Rockefeller Plaza (btwn W 49th & W 50th St), New York, NY
Plaza · Rockefeller Center · 813 tips and reviews

Swemeatballs ..Swemeatballs .: Top of the rock view is definitely the best one in New York. Don't bother with the Empire State

Caio T.Caio Turbiani: You can stay as much as you want so go around 7 in the summer to enjoy the sunset and the city lights at night

Rewan P.Rewan Parti: Rockefeller offers scenic displays throughout the year, from Christmas Tree and Ice Rink in winters to a beautiful cafe in the summer. A lot of artists perform early mornings!

Lightship Frying Pan @ Pier 66 Maritime is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in New York City.

12. Lightship Frying Pan @ Pier 66 Maritime

9.1
205 12th Ave (at Pier 66 on W 26th St), New York, NY
Bar · Chelsea · 393 tips and reviews

An X.An Xiao: Such a fun place to explore. Nice way to end an evening of gallery strolling - be sure to make it there before sunset for a beautiful view. At night, you might even see stars.

Shakira S.Shakira Saunders: At the Frying Pan, you get to hop on a ship for a great dive bar experience! The views are awesome and the drinks are cheap! Read more.

Frank W.Frank Watson: always look for space at the front of the ship - go all the way in and out to the fore deck - great views and best spot there

The Standard is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in New York City.

13. The Standard

9.3
848 Washington St (at W 13th St), New York, NY
Hotel · Meatpacking District · 251 tips and reviews

Buzz U.Buzz Usborne: Killer location (above the High Line), great vibe and really modern rooms/amenities. Check out the rooftop bar and adjacent jazz bar at sunset

KarenKaren: Check out the rooftop bar and enjoy the great view with a bottle of prosecco.

Jeff M.Jeff Melnyk: I keep coming back. Very comfortable beds, great design, exceptional service, and incredible views.

Whitney Museum of American Art is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in New York City.

14. Whitney Museum of American Art

9.4
99 Gansevoort St (btwn 10th Ave & Washington St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Meatpacking District · 382 tips and reviews

Stan D.Stan Dimitrov: Try the carrot cake in the cafe - it looks as if it's part of the museum exhibit. And the view from there is one of the best in NY.

Mark B.Mark Bramhill: Good museum, especially if contemporary art is your thing. But NYC has better museums that are worthy of days of exploration. Some good exhibitions, and beautiful views of the Hudson from the roof.

Katerina K.Katerina Kouriati: A favourite by first sight. Beautiful terraces in every level, great views and fantastic collections.

Battery Park is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in New York City.

15. Battery Park

9.4
Battery Pl (at State St), New York, NY
Park · Financial District · 269 tips and reviews

Louis VuittonLouis Vuitton: Admire the Statue of Liberty and sip your coffee along the water in this laid back, and usually less crowded park. Great spot to see the sunset, too.

Alex A.Alex Aragonés: is the best view to the statue of liberty in NY. And also is the monument to the fallen in World War II. Great pleace.

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This 25-acre space is like Manhattan’s delicate fingernail, neatly plotted with monuments, memorials, gardens, sculptures and a farm-to-table café, plus killer waterfront views from the promenade. Read more.