NYC Stay-cation
Empire State Building is one of NYC Stay-cation.

1. Empire State Building

9.4
350 5th Ave (btwn 33rd & 34th St), New York, NY
Building · Koreatown · 1048 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The iconic New York skyscraper features breathtaking views of the entire city. Be sure to dress appropriately as it can get cold that high up!

Statue of Liberty is one of NYC Stay-cation.

2. Statue of Liberty

9.5
Liberty Island, New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Liberty Island · 581 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The iconic “Lady Liberty” stands over 300 feet tall from the ground. Make sure to get to Battery Park early as the lines for the ferry get very long very fast.

Rockefeller Center is one of NYC Stay-cation.

3. Rockefeller Center

9.5
Rockefeller Plaza (btwn 50th & 51st St), New York, NY
Plaza · Rockefeller Center · 757 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Go to the Top of the Rock observation deck for magnificent views over Central Park. Also, get there early for the famous “lighting of the tree” in early December!

Central Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

4. Central Park

9.8
59th St to 110th St (5th Ave to Central Park West), New York, NY
Park · Central Park · 1467 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: One of the most well known parks in the U.S., Central Park is a great place to get away from the fast paced NYC streets. See a concert or movie here in the summer for an unforgettable experience!

Times Square is one of NYC Stay-cation.

5. Times Square

9.0
Broadway & 7th Ave (btwn 42nd & 47th St), New York, NY
Plaza · Theater District · 2080 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The bright lights and crowds of people can be overwhelming at first to newcomers. Go at night to get the full experience of this extravagant area.

National September 11 Memorial & Museum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

6. National September 11 Memorial & Museum

9.3
1 Albany St (btwn West & Greenwich St), New York, NY
Memorial Site · Financial District · 840 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: In the footsteps of the original Twin Towers lie two reflecting pools where visitors can pay their respects and see the bronze inscribed names of those who lost their lives.

New York Stock Exchange is one of NYC Stay-cation.

7. New York Stock Exchange

8.6
11 Wall St (btwn Broadway & Broad St), New York, NY
Financial or Legal Service · Financial District · 107 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: In the heart of the financial district, visit the NYSE to see the world's premiere financial center along with its spectacular architecture.

Brooklyn Bridge is one of NYC Stay-cation.

8. Brooklyn Bridge

9.6
Brooklyn Bridge, New York, NY
Bridge · 823 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Brooklyn Bridge is just a short 20-30 minute walk from end to end, but don’t forget to take a couple minutes and stop in the middle for breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline.

South Street Seaport is one of NYC Stay-cation.

9. South Street Seaport

9.2
South St (Pier 17), New York, NY
Harbor / Marina · Financial District · 207 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The port now features many shops and restaurants but we recommend the South Street Seaport Museum for an in depth look at what was once one of the busiest seaports in America.

Chinatown is one of NYC Stay-cation.

10. Chinatown

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 202 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Step into Chinatown, a world of its own, where more than 2 million NYC residents live. There is great authentic Chinese food here and street vendors are all over.

Flatiron Building is one of NYC Stay-cation.

11. Flatiron Building

7.6
175 5th Ave (5th Ave & W 23rd St), New York, NY
Building · NoMad · 123 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Check out this historic building then grab a bite to eat at Shake Shack in the nearby Madison Square Park.

Grand Central Terminal is one of NYC Stay-cation.

12. Grand Central Terminal

9.3
87 E 42nd St (btwn Vanderbilt & Park Ave), New York, NY
Train Station · Midtown East · 1304 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Wide open spaces, sweeping high ceilings with beautiful artwork, and incredible architecture. Find and test out the whispering gallery in front of the Oyster Bar, a fascinating architectural oddity.

The Plaza Hotel is one of NYC Stay-cation.

13. The Plaza Hotel

9.4
768 5th Ave (at Central Park S), New York, NY
Hotel · Midtown East · 208 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: This historic landmark hotel has been seen in dozens of movies. Catch a glimpse through while making your way to Central Park.

Union Square Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

14. Union Square Park

9.4
btwn Broadway & Union Sq E (btwn E 14th & E 17th St), New York, NY
Park · Union Square · 539 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: One of the City's best spots to people watch. Go on a Saturday afternoon, check out the busy Farmer's Market, and chuckle at some of the interesting characters you're bound to see.

New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building Celeste Bartos Forum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

15. New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building Celeste Bartos Forum

5 Avenue A (at 42nd St), New York, NY
Library · Midtown East · 11 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: You can catch a breather while walking around and sit on the steps out front but we recommend venturing inside to see the simply spectacular Reading Room.

Madison Square Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

16. Madison Square Park

9.5
Broadway & Madison Ave, New York, NY
Park · NoMad · 429 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: This is a beautiful park no doubt, but there's a reason it's crowded - Shake Shack. Endure the wait for one of the city's best burgers and chow down in the park for a fun lunch.

Alamo by Bernard (Tony) Rosenthal is one of NYC Stay-cation.

17. Alamo by Bernard (Tony) Rosenthal

7.4
E 8th St & Lafayette St (Astor Place Traffic Island), New York, NY
Public Art · NoHo · 37 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Who doesn't love the satisfaction you get from moving huge objects? Come to Cooper Square and push this cube around to show off your superhuman strength!

Carnegie Hall is one of NYC Stay-cation.

18. Carnegie Hall

9.5
881 7th Ave (at W 57th St), New York, NY
Concert Hall · Theater District · 105 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: One of the most prestigious venues in the world, the 120+ year old Carnegie Hall combines spectacular architecture with the world's most distinguished artists and composers.

Washington Square Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

19. Washington Square Park

9.6
W 4th St (btwn MacDougal St & University Pl), New York, NY
Park · Greenwich Village · 631 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: A beautiful park and a must see for any visitor. It's perfect when you just want to sit on a bench and read a book or do some people watching. On nice days you can find all sorts of live music too.

High Line is one of NYC Stay-cation.

20. High Line

9.7
btwn Gansevoort & W 34th St (btwn 10th & 12th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Chelsea · 1319 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Walking across the old train tracks you will get an amazing panoramic view of Manhattan. Don’t forget to look towards the Hudson River as well: at one point you can even see the Statue of Liberty!

Chrysler Building is one of NYC Stay-cation.

21. Chrysler Building

9.1
405 Lexington Ave (at E 42nd St), New York, NY
Building · Turtle Bay · 85 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Unfortunately this beautiful Art Deco building’s observation deck has been closed since 1945. The marble lobby is open to visitors though, and it’s free!

The Frick Collection is one of NYC Stay-cation.

22. The Frick Collection

9.3
1 E 70th St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Upper East Side · 185 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: This art museum gets overshadowed by the nearby Met, but it has an impressive art collection! Check out the paintings by Bellini, Rembrandt, Turner and Vermeer!

Bryant Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

23. Bryant Park

9.7
E 42nd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Midtown Manhattan · 1027 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: A lovely place to take a break from bustling Midtown. If you can’t be away from your computer too long note that there’s free WiFi internet too!

Battery Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

24. Battery Park

9.3
Battery Pl (at State St), New York, NY
Park · Financial District · 237 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: This is a really good place for a day of relaxing. If you're lucky the "Positive Brothers" are performing somewhere. They do awesome stunts!

Prospect Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

25. Prospect Park

9.7
Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY
Park · Prospect Park · 280 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: In New York for the summer? Be sure to attend one of the (free!) concerts in Prospect Park! Sweet summer air, great food and drinks, and marvelous music to dance away the night!

Roosevelt Island Tram (Roosevelt Island Station) is one of NYC Stay-cation.

26. Roosevelt Island Tram (Roosevelt Island Station)

9.2
Roosevelt Island Side, New York, NY
Tram Station · Roosevelt Island · 37 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: This is definitively one of our favorite spots in NYC. The tram is accessible with your metro-card and gives you amazing panoramic views.

Roosevelt Island Tram (Manhattan Station) is one of NYC Stay-cation.

27. Roosevelt Island Tram (Manhattan Station)

8.7
59th Street (Manhattan Side), New York, NY
Cable Car · Upper East Side · 62 tips and reviews

Greg A.Greg Avola: Best to take this during the day - amazing views on a clear day.

Smallpox Hospital is one of NYC Stay-cation.

28. Smallpox Hospital

8.5
Main St (Road 3), New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Roosevelt Island · 8 tips and reviews

Mike S.Mike Steavenson: Spoooooky

Green-Wood Cemetery is one of NYC Stay-cation.

29. Green-Wood Cemetery

9.3
500 25th St (at 5th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Cemetery · Greenwood Heights · 72 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Visit the graves of Jean-Michel Basquiat, Leonard Bernstein and Mae West; and check out the 1911 chapel designed by the same firm behind Grand Central Terminal.

The Cloisters is one of NYC Stay-cation.

30. The Cloisters

9.4
99 Margaret Corbin Dr (at Fort Tryon Pl), New York, NY
Museum · Hudson Heights · 224 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: At this museum devoted to medieval art, a path winds through the peaceful grounds to a monastery that appears to have survived from the Middle Ages. Don’t miss the famed unicorn tapestries. Read more.

IRT Subway - City Hall (Abandoned) is one of NYC Stay-cation.

31. IRT Subway - City Hall (Abandoned)

7.3
City Hall Park (original IRT Station, now abandoned), New York, NY
Museum · Downtown Manhattan · 14 tips and reviews

Mike G.Mike Gonzalez: Stay on the 6 local downtown past the last stop and you will see the station out the right side as you loop around to go back uptown. For best results sit in the back. Great way to impress someone!

The Ravine - Central Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

32. The Ravine - Central Park

8.4
North Meadow (105th St.), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Central Park · 3 tips and reviews

Jeff W.Jeff Woo: The natural waterfall at the Ravine is a beauty (especially with fall foliage)! Sit on a rock and forget that you're in the middle of Manhattan

New York Botanical Garden is one of NYC Stay-cation.

33. New York Botanical Garden

9.6
2900 Southern Blvd (at Bronx Park Rd), Bronx, NY
Botanical Garden · Bronx Park · 170 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The Rock Garden, by famed horticulturist T.H. Everett, is the only extant example of this historic genre of landscape design in any public garden in NYC.

Solomon R Guggenheim Museum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

34. Solomon R Guggenheim Museum

9.0
1071 5th Ave (at E 89th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Carnegie Hill · 487 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The complexity and controversy surrounding the design of the museum lasted so long that both patron Solomon Guggenheim and architect Frank Lloyd Wright died before the building’s completion in 1959.

New York Public Library - Jefferson Market is one of NYC Stay-cation.

35. New York Public Library - Jefferson Market

9.1
425 Avenue of the Americas (at 10th St.), New York, NY
Library · West Village · 39 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Initially a courthouse and then as a home for various city agencies, the Jefferson Market Branch of the New York Public Library has served the Greenwich Village community for more than forty years.

Louis Armstrong House Museum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

36. Louis Armstrong House Museum

9.4
34-56 107th St (btwn 34th & 37th Ave), Corona, NY
Museum · North Corona · 14 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Iconic jazz musician Louis Armstrong and his wife Lucille - a Cotton Club dancer - purchased this house in 1943 and lived here for the rest of their lives.

Rocket Thrower Statue is one of NYC Stay-cation.

37. Rocket Thrower Statue

6.1
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY
Outdoor Sculpture · Flushing Meadows-Corona Park · 3 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The Rocket Thrower, one of a collection of monuments from the 1964 World's Fair, consists of a bronze figure hurling a rocket with one hand and reaching to a constellation of stars with the other.

38. Our Lady of Maount Carmel Grotto

36 Amity St (at Fletcher St.), Staten Island, NY
Historic Site · Rosebank · 1 tip

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The grotto – a concrete and stone structure laid out in serpentine fashion with a central chapel and two flanking wings – was built in 1937 and is a vivid example of Italian-American folk art design.

Lower East Side Tenement Museum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

39. Lower East Side Tenement Museum

9.2
103 Orchard St (at Delancey St), New York, NY
History Museum · Lower East Side · 118 tips and reviews
Staten Island Museum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

40. Staten Island Museum

8.6
75 Stuyvesant Pl (at Wall St), Staten Island, NY
History Museum · St. George · 13 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: This 83-acre property is home to New York City’s first designated landmarks, which are considered the finest example of Greek revival architecture in America.

Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of NYC Stay-cation.

41. Metropolitan Museum of Art

9.7
1000 5th Ave (btwn E 80th & E 84th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Central Park · 1705 tips and reviews
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is one of NYC Stay-cation.

42. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

9.5
11 W 53rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Midtown East · 1707 tips and reviews
American Museum of Natural History is one of NYC Stay-cation.

43. American Museum of Natural History

9.4
200 Central Park W (btwn W 77th & W 81st St), New York, NY
Science Museum · Upper West Side · 1227 tips and reviews
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

44. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

9.2
Pier 86 (West 46th Street and 12th Avenue), New York, NY
History Museum · Hell's Kitchen · 307 tips and reviews
Museum of Sex is one of NYC Stay-cation.

45. Museum of Sex

7.8
233 5th Ave (at E 27th St), New York, NY
Erotic Museum · NoMad · 187 tips and reviews
National Museum of the American Indian is one of NYC Stay-cation.

46. National Museum of the American Indian

8.2
1 Bowling Grn (Broadway), New York, NY
History Museum · Financial District · 97 tips and reviews
Governors Island is one of NYC Stay-cation.

47. Governors Island

9.1
New York, NY
Island · Governors Island · 219 tips and reviews
Irish Hunger Memorial is one of NYC Stay-cation.

48. Irish Hunger Memorial

8.9
Vesey St & North End Ave, New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Battery Park City · 32 tips and reviews
Charging Bull by Arturo Di Modica is one of NYC Stay-cation.

49. Charging Bull by Arturo Di Modica

8.4
Broadway & Morris St (at Morris St), New York, NY
Outdoor Sculpture · Financial District · 165 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The 7,000-pound Wall Street Bull was created in optimistic response to the 1987 stock market crash and dropped in front of the New York Stock Exchange overnight in 1989. http://tmout.us/knzkC

LOVE Sculpture by Robert Indiana is one of NYC Stay-cation.

50. LOVE Sculpture by Robert Indiana

9.1
1350 Avenue of the Americas (at W 55th St), New York, NY
Outdoor Sculpture · Theater District · 51 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: MoMA helped to popularize Robert Indiana's design by commissioning it for use on its Christmas cards in 1965. Read more.

Bronx Zoo is one of NYC Stay-cation.

51. Bronx Zoo

9.2
2300 Southern Blvd (at Boston Rd), Bronx, NY
Zoo · Bronx Park · 298 tips and reviews
New York Public Library is one of NYC Stay-cation.

52. New York Public Library

9.5
476 5th Ave (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building), New York, NY
Library · Midtown East · 516 tips and reviews
Luna Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

53. Luna Park

8.7
1000 Surf Ave (at W 10th St), Brooklyn, NY
Theme Park · Coney Island · 99 tips and reviews
Woolworth Building is one of NYC Stay-cation.

54. Woolworth Building

8.2
233 Broadway (btwn Park Pl & Barclay St), New York, NY
Building · Tribeca · 32 tips and reviews
Madison Square Garden is one of NYC Stay-cation.

55. Madison Square Garden

9.2
4 Penn Plz (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Basketball Stadium · Chelsea · 908 tips and reviews
Macy's is one of NYC Stay-cation.

56. Macy's

8.5
151 W 34th St (btwn 7th Ave & Broadway), New York, NY
Department Store · Garment District · 1013 tips and reviews
Katz's Delicatessen is one of NYC Stay-cation.

57. Katz's Delicatessen

9.3
205 E Houston St (at Ludlow St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Lower East Side · 1118 tips and reviews
Fifth Avenue is one of NYC Stay-cation.

58. Fifth Avenue

New York, NY
Road · Midtown East · 107 tips and reviews

59. Rossville AME Zion Church

584 Bloomingdale Rd, Staten Island, NY
Historic Site · South Shore · 1 tip

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The Rossville Church is a tangible link to Staten Island’s prosperous African American community of the 19th century.

Alice Austen House is one of NYC Stay-cation.

60. Alice Austen House

8.2
2 Hylan Blvd (Edgewater St), Staten Island, NY
Art Museum · Rosebank · 19 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Alice Austen, one of the foremost early American women documentary photographers, was born and lived in her family's "Clear Comfort" home for 80 years.

Waterfront Museum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

61. Waterfront Museum

7.2
290 Conover St (Pier 44), Brooklyn, NY
Museum · 8 tips and reviews
National Museum of the American Indian is one of NYC Stay-cation.

62. National Museum of the American Indian

8.2
1 Bowling Grn (Broadway), New York, NY
History Museum · Financial District · 97 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The Custom House – home to the National Museum of the American Indian – completed in 1907 and designed by Cass Gilbert, is considered one of the four most important Federal properties in the nation.

Federal Hall National Memorial is one of NYC Stay-cation.

63. Federal Hall National Memorial

8.6
26 Wall St (at Broad St), New York, NY
Historic Site · Financial District · 41 tips and reviews
Henry Street Settlement is one of NYC Stay-cation.

64. Henry Street Settlement

265 Henry St (at Montgomery St.), New York, NY
Residential Building (Apartment / Condo) · Lower East Side · 1 tip

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Henry Street placed the first nurse in a public school, opened the first playground, and is a founding site of the NAACP.

Cleopatra's Needle is one of NYC Stay-cation.

65. Cleopatra's Needle

7.5
2485 Broadway (btwn 93rd St and 92nd St), New York, NY
Jazz Club · Upper West Side · 34 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Like the creation of Central Park, the effort to acquire the obelisk from Egypt was seen as key to New York's status among the great cities of the world. Thousands attended its erection in 1881.

Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk is one of NYC Stay-cation.

66. Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk

9.3
Surf Ave (Stillwell Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Beach · Coney Island · 330 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The B&B Carousell is the sole surviving carousel in Coney Island from Brooklyn's Golden Age. Featuring 50 hand-carved horses and two chariots, it operated on Surf Avenue until 2005.

Brooklyn Public Library (Central Library) is one of NYC Stay-cation.

67. Brooklyn Public Library (Central Library)

9.2
10 Grand Army Plz (at Eastern Pkwy.), Brooklyn, NY
Library · Prospect Park · 109 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Central Library is an anchor institution, a modernist landmark, and one of Brooklyn's most beloved and celebrated civic spaces. Its unusual design resembles an open book, with a 50-foot entry portico.

Museum of the City of New York is one of NYC Stay-cation.

68. Museum of the City of New York

9.1
1220 5th Ave (at E 103rd St), New York, NY
History Museum · East Harlem · 123 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Designed by Joseph H. Freedlander, the museum’s 1932 Georgian Revival building features a distinguished red brick façade, a marble portico replicating Federal Hall, and a handsome front terrace.

Apollo Theater is one of NYC Stay-cation.

69. Apollo Theater

9.4
253 W 125th St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Theater · Central Harlem · 131 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Built in 1913, the Apollo was one of the first theaters to have fully integrated audiences and employ African Americans/Latinos both onstage and backstage.

MTA Subway - Bedford Park Blvd/Lehman College (4) is one of NYC Stay-cation.

70. MTA Subway - Bedford Park Blvd/Lehman College (4)

Bedford Park Blvd (Jerome Ave), Bronx, NY
Metro Station · Kingsbridge Heights · 8 tips and reviews

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: Safe, cheap & easy to navigate! However, avoid eye contact in an attempt to be polite. As seen on Travel Channel’s The Layover with Anthony Bourdain.

Samuel Paley Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

71. Samuel Paley Park

8.2
3 E 53rd St (Fifth Ave), New York, NY
Park · Midtown East · 32 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: Nestled in a small Midtown plaza is an unexpected piece of history: five sections of the Berlin Wall have been on display here since 1990. Read more.

St. George Theatre is one of NYC Stay-cation.

72. St. George Theatre

8.0
35 Hyatt St, Staten Island, NY
Theater · St. George · 18 tips and reviews
New York City Marble Cemetery is one of NYC Stay-cation.

73. New York City Marble Cemetery

60 E 2nd St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Cemetery · East Village · 9 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: The cemetery gate, located at the end of a narrow alley leading from Second Avenue, is unlocked to visitors only for a few hours on the 4th Sunday of each month from April to October. Read more.

Pomander Walk is one of NYC Stay-cation.

74. Pomander Walk

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 4 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: 27 buildings resembling Tudor homes with colorful doors, shutters and timber frames grace this gated street that's tucked away on the Upper West Side, nearly completely out of view to passersby. Read more.

Golden's Kosher Deli & Restaurant is one of NYC Stay-cation.

75. Golden's Kosher Deli & Restaurant

2845 Richmond Ave (at Kmart Shopping Center), Staten Island, NY
Deli / Bodega · Heartland Village · 3 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: Originally bought as a backyard playground for his kids, Ray Pannone's 1936 subway car was instead placed in his diner. The only restaurant with a real NYC subway car as part of its decor. Read more.

Central Park Zoo is one of NYC Stay-cation.

76. Central Park Zoo

9.0
Central Park (btwn E 63rd & E 65th St), New York, NY
Zoo · Central Park · 220 tips and reviews
Literary Walk is one of NYC Stay-cation.

77. Literary Walk

8.8
65th St. (6th Ave.), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Central Park · 8 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: So called because it's lined with statues of writers William Shakespeare, Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Fitz-Greene Halleck—and Christopher Columbus, often referred to here as "the odd man out." Read more.

Strawberry Fields is one of NYC Stay-cation.

78. Strawberry Fields

9.0
Central Park West (at W 72nd St), New York, NY
Memorial Site · Central Park · 155 tips and reviews
Belvedere Castle is one of NYC Stay-cation.

79. Belvedere Castle

9.1
79th Street (at Central Park), New York, NY
Castle · Central Park · 76 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: Designed by Calvert Vaux in the 1860s as a lookout point for the Great Lawn to the north and the Ramble to the south. Now home to the Henry Luce Nature Observatory. Read more.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir is one of NYC Stay-cation.

80. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir

9.6
Central Park (btwn 85th & 96th St), New York, NY
Lake · Central Park · 113 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: Originally built as a backup to the NYC's main water supply, the reservoir now serves as an ecological sanctuary that houses more than 20 species, including herons, egrets, loons, coots, wood ducks. Read more.

Huddlestone Arch is one of NYC Stay-cation.

81. Huddlestone Arch

6.9
East Dr., New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Central Park · 2 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: Built from enormous uncut boulders—one of which is said to weigh 100 tons—Central Park's Huddlestone Arch is supported not by mortar, concrete or metal but by gravity and friction alone. Read more.

Socrates Sculpture Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

82. Socrates Sculpture Park

8.8
3205 Vernon Blvd (at Broadway), Long Island City, NY
Sculpture Garden · 73 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: Once an abandoned landfill, in the 1980s this area was turned into an open studio and exhibition space for artists, as well as a neighborhood park. Read more.

Fraunces Tavern Museum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

83. Fraunces Tavern Museum

8.0
54 Pearl St (Broad St), New York, NY
History Museum · Financial District · 27 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: The site of George Washington's farewell to his officers in 1783 is Manhattan's oldest surviving structure. Fraunces Tavern is New York's only museum dedicated to American Revolutionary War history. Read more.

EHS St. George Residence is one of NYC Stay-cation.

84. EHS St. George Residence

100 Henry St (at Clark St), Brooklyn, NY
College Residence Hall · Brooklyn Heights · 16 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: No longer a hotel, in its heyday in the early 20th century, it was the largest one in NYC. It boasted the largest indoor saltwater swimming pool in the country, replete with a spring-fed waterfall. Read more.

Brooklyn Heights Promenade is one of NYC Stay-cation.

85. Brooklyn Heights Promenade

9.7
Columbia Heights (btwn Remsen & Orange), Brooklyn, NY
Park · Brooklyn Heights · 203 tips and reviews
Hudson River Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

86. Hudson River Park

9.6
West St (btwn Battery Pl & W 59th St), New York, NY
Park · West Village · 96 tips and reviews
Chelsea Piers is one of NYC Stay-cation.

87. Chelsea Piers

9.1
62 Chelsea Piers (btwn 17th & 23rd St.), New York, NY
Harbor / Marina · Chelsea · 62 tips and reviews
Chelsea Market is one of NYC Stay-cation.

88. Chelsea Market

9.5
75 9th Ave (btwn W 15th & W 16th St), New York, NY
Market · Chelsea · 1016 tips and reviews
Jefferson Market Garden is one of NYC Stay-cation.

89. Jefferson Market Garden

8.8
Greenwich Ave (btw W 10th & Christopher St), New York, NY
Garden · West Village · 25 tips and reviews
High Line is one of NYC Stay-cation.

90. High Line

9.7
btwn Gansevoort & W 34th St (btwn 10th & 12th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Chelsea · 1319 tips and reviews

NYC ParksNYC Parks: The High Line, in addition to being a magnificent park, is also a outdoor gallery featuring several works of temporary public art throughout the year. As you walk, look for art all around you! Read more.

City Hall Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

91. City Hall Park

9.2
17 Park Row (btwn Broadway & Centre St), New York, NY
Park · Downtown Manhattan · 118 tips and reviews

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Lightness of Being is a new group exhibition whose work displays a playful and irreverent attitude toward the formal ideals of classical sculpture. On view through December 13, 2013. Read more.

Trinity Church is one of NYC Stay-cation.

92. Trinity Church

75 Broadway (at Wall St), New York, NY
Church · Financial District · 79 tips and reviews
NYU Brown Building is one of NYC Stay-cation.

93. 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.

Herald Square is one of NYC Stay-cation.

94. Herald Square

8.3
W 34th St & Broadway (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Plaza · Chelsea · 126 tips and reviews
Columbus Circle is one of NYC Stay-cation.

95. Columbus Circle

9.2
4-6 Columbus Cir, New York, NY
Plaza · Hell's Kitchen · 211 tips and reviews
Radio City Music Hall is one of NYC Stay-cation.

96. Radio City Music Hall

9.5
1260 Avenue of the Americas (at W 50th St), New York, NY
Concert Hall · Rockefeller Center · 341 tips and reviews
St. Patrick's Cathedral is one of NYC Stay-cation.

97. St. Patrick's Cathedral

9.6
14 E 51st St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Church · Rockefeller Center · 255 tips and reviews
New-York Historical Society Museum & Library is one of NYC Stay-cation.

98. New-York Historical Society Museum & Library

9.1
170 Central Park W (at W 77th St), New York, NY
History Museum · Upper West Side · 88 tips and reviews
Balto Statue is one of NYC Stay-cation.

99. Balto Statue

8.8
East Dr. (65th St.), New York, NY
Outdoor Sculpture · Central Park · 11 tips and reviews
Shakespeare Garden is one of NYC Stay-cation.

100. Shakespeare Garden

9.3
Central Park S & 7th Ave (in Central Park), New York, NY
Garden · Central Park · 19 tips and reviews
Alice in Wonderland Statue is one of NYC Stay-cation.

101. Alice in Wonderland Statue

9.2
Central Park (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Outdoor Sculpture · Central Park · 50 tips and reviews
The Obelisk (Cleopatra's Needle) is one of NYC Stay-cation.

102. The Obelisk (Cleopatra's Needle)

9.2
East Side at 81st St (at Central Park), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Central Park · 23 tips and reviews
Brooklyn Botanic Garden is one of NYC Stay-cation.

103. Brooklyn Botanic Garden

9.5
990 Washington Ave (at President St), Brooklyn, NY
Botanical Garden · Prospect Park · 296 tips and reviews
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

104. Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

9.4
Great Lakes Ct (Dwight Eisenhower Promenade), New York, NY
Park · Flushing Meadows-Corona Park · 74 tips and reviews
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is one of NYC Stay-cation.

105. Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

9.3
1000 Richmond Ter (Snug Harbor Rd), Staten Island, NY
Cultural Center · Randall Manor · 33 tips and reviews
New York Transit Museum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

106. New York Transit Museum

9.3
Boerum Pl (at Schermerhorn St), Brooklyn, NY
History Museum · Downtown Brooklyn · 109 tips and reviews
Brooklyn Museum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

107. Brooklyn Museum

9.5
200 Eastern Pkwy (at Washington Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Art Museum · Prospect Park · 403 tips and reviews
Frank Sinatra's Birthplace is one of NYC Stay-cation.

108. Frank Sinatra's Birthplace

6.4
415 Monroe St (Between 4th & 5th Street), Hoboken, NJ
General Entertainment · 3 tips and reviews
Staten Island Ferry - Whitehall Terminal is one of NYC Stay-cation.

109. Staten Island Ferry - Whitehall Terminal

4 South St (South Ferry), New York, NY
Pier · Financial District · 382 tips and reviews
Federal Reserve Bank of New York is one of NYC Stay-cation.

110. Federal Reserve Bank of New York

8.0
33 Liberty St (btwn Nassau & William St), New York, NY
Bank · Financial District · 34 tips and reviews
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre is one of NYC Stay-cation.

111. Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

9.4
307 W 26th St (at 8th Ave), New York, NY
Comedy Club · Chelsea · 170 tips and reviews

112. Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

9.4
126 Crosby St (btwn Prince & E Houston St), New York, NY
Café · SoHo · 186 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: This shop maintains an amazing vibe while promoting good causes. It's staffed entirely by volunteers, and all profits go to a Housing Works, a nonprofit that fights homelessness and AIDS. Read more.

Strand Bookstore is one of NYC Stay-cation.

113. Strand Bookstore

9.6
828 Broadway (at E 12th St), New York, NY
Bookstore · Greenwich Village · 519 tips and reviews

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: This store boasts 18-miles of books. As recommended by Travel Channel host, Anthony Bourdain.

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site is one of NYC Stay-cation.

114. Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

7.8
28 E 20th St, New York, NY
Historic Site · Flatiron District · 26 tips and reviews
Empire State Building 86th Floor Observation Deck is one of NYC Stay-cation.

115. Empire State Building 86th Floor Observation Deck

9.0
350 5th Ave (btwn 33rd & 34th St), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Koreatown · 216 tips and reviews
Josie Robertson Plaza (Lincoln Center Plaza) is one of NYC Stay-cation.

116. Josie Robertson Plaza (Lincoln Center Plaza)

9.3
10 Lincoln Center Plz (btwn W 63rd & W 64th St), New York, NY
Plaza · Lincoln Square · 73 tips and reviews
Gramercy Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

117. Gramercy Park

8.9
btwn Gramercy Park N & S (btwn Gramercy Park E & W), New York, NY
Park · Gramercy Park · 38 tips and reviews
Top of The Rock Observation Deck is one of NYC Stay-cation.

118. Top of The Rock Observation Deck

9.6
30 Rockefeller Plz (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Rockefeller Center · 757 tips and reviews
Sheep Meadow - Central Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

119. Sheep Meadow - Central Park

9.5
W 67th St (btwn West & East Dr), New York, NY
Field · Central Park · 109 tips and reviews
Williamsburg Bridge is one of NYC Stay-cation.

120. Williamsburg Bridge

Williamsburg Bridge, New York, NY
Bridge · Lower East Side · 180 tips and reviews
General Grant National Memorial (Grant's Tomb) is one of NYC Stay-cation.

121. General Grant National Memorial (Grant's Tomb)

8.7
W 122nd St. (at Riverside Dr.), New York, NY
Historic Site · Morningside Heights · 39 tips and reviews
United Nations is one of NYC Stay-cation.

122. United Nations

9.0
760 United Nations Plz (at 1st Ave & E 46th St), New York, NY
Embassy / Consulate · Turtle Bay · 133 tips and reviews
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

123. Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

9.3
2 E 91st St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Carnegie Hill · 120 tips and reviews
Pepsi Cola Sign is one of NYC Stay-cation.

124. Pepsi Cola Sign

4600 5th Street, NY, Queens, NY
Other Great Outdoors · Hunters Point · 14 tips and reviews
Little Red Lighthouse is one of NYC Stay-cation.

125. Little Red Lighthouse

9.4
Fort Washington Park (George Washington Bridge), New York, NY
Lighthouse · Hudson Heights · 43 tips and reviews
Museum of the Moving Image is one of NYC Stay-cation.

126. Museum of the Moving Image

9.4
36-01 35th Ave (btwn 36th St and 37th St), Astoria, NY
Museum · Astoria · 166 tips and reviews
Staten Island Tugboat Graveyard is one of NYC Stay-cation.

127. Staten Island Tugboat Graveyard

Rossville, New York, NY
Harbor / Marina · South Shore · 5 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: The city’s only remaining commercial marine salvage yard. Wear good shoes and explore are your own risk. Some pictures of the amazing place: Read more.

Bannerman Island (Pollepel Island) is one of NYC Stay-cation.

128. Bannerman Island (Pollepel Island)

7.9
New York
Castle · 18 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Castles? In New York? Why, yes! These ruins are a must, built by the Bannerman family as warehouse facility for their military surplus business in 1901. Get there by boat or kayak, tours available. Read more.

Ellis Island is one of NYC Stay-cation.

129. Ellis Island

New York, NY
Island · Ellis Island · 81 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Hiding in plain sight, the abandoned South Side Hospitals were one of the largest public health undertakings in US history. See photographs of the amazing buildings at Read more.

Beard St. Warehouses is one of NYC Stay-cation.

130. Beard St. Warehouses

141 Beard St., 481 Van Brunt St., 499 Van Brunt St (Beard and Van Brunt Streets), Brooklyn, NY
Warehouse · Red Hook · 1 tip

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Look for the abandoned trolleys on the pier. The cars are actually from Boston and Norway, part of an effort by one man to bring back trolleys to Brooklyn. Find out more: Read more.

The Keller Hotel is one of NYC Stay-cation.

131. The Keller Hotel

150 Barrow St, New York, NY
Boarding House · 1 tip

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Keller’s was once a hotel for sailors and later an SRO. Today all that's left is its sad state of vacancy and a retro HOTEL sign still attached. See more: Read more.

Kullman Diner is one of NYC Stay-cation.

132. Kullman Diner

357 West St, New York, NY
Historic Site · West Village · 1 tip

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Quite possibly the smallest diner in NYC, its wedged between two buildings. Empty since 2006, the chrome and green diner is now canvased with graffiti. See more: Read more.

High Line is one of NYC Stay-cation.

133. High Line

9.7
btwn Gansevoort & W 34th St (btwn 10th & 12th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Chelsea · 1319 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Did you know there's still a section of the High Line that's still abandoned? We can't officially tell you how to break in but you can read about it and see photos here: Read more.

City Hall Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

134. City Hall Park

9.2
17 Park Row (btwn Broadway & Centre St), New York, NY
Park · Downtown Manhattan · 118 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: A beautiful decommissioned subway stop sits below the park. See it on a tour with the Transit Museum or stay on the 6 train after Brooklyn Bridge station. Find out more: Read more.

New Utrecht Avenue is one of NYC Stay-cation.

135. New Utrecht Avenue

Brooklyn, NY
Road · Bensonhurst · 1 tip

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: At 4515 New Utrecht Ave, there's an abandoned Loew's 46th St Theatre, which opened in Oct 1927. Many famous people played there when it was a concert venue, such as The Bee Gees and Gladys Knight. Read more.

Gowanus Batcave is one of NYC Stay-cation.

136. Gowanus Batcave

187 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY
Factory · Gowanus · 2 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Recently closed off for renovation, this was once home to teenage runaways living the dream in an abandoned MTA powerhouse on the shore of the notoriously toxic Gowanus Canal. Read more.

Brooklyn Navy Yard is one of NYC Stay-cation.

137. Brooklyn Navy Yard

8.9
63 Flushing Ave (at Cumberland St), Brooklyn, NY
Factory · Brooklyn Navy Yard · 18 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: The fabled Admirals Row saw demolition in Jan '12 but you can still see the two last townhouses and crumbling manufacturing buildings. Read about what'll happen to the yards: Read more.

Smallpox Hospital is one of NYC Stay-cation.

138. Smallpox Hospital

8.5
Main St (Road 3), New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Roosevelt Island · 8 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: The abandoned hospital was designed by James Renwick and is a landmarked ruin. Help support its preservation: Read more.

Hamilton Heights is one of NYC Stay-cation.

139. Hamilton Heights

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 11 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Moss and Brill’s abandoned Hamilton Theatre opened in 1913. Since it stopped screening movies in 1958, it has been used as a sports arena, disco, retail space and warehouse. Read more.

Sandy Hook (Gateway National Recreation Area) is one of NYC Stay-cation.

140. Sandy Hook (Gateway National Recreation Area)

8.7
Sandy Hook Visitor Center (Gateway National Receation Area), Highlands, NJ
National Park · 64 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: In addition to surf, sand and swim, the beach is also home to a military fort dating back to 1902 that protected for New York City until World War II. See photos here: Read more.

Kings Theatre is one of NYC Stay-cation.

141. Kings Theatre

9.6
1025 Flatbush Ave (btwn Tilden Ave & Duryea Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Theater · Flatbush · 48 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: This abandoned theatre, once one of the five “Loew’s Wonder Theaters", opened on September 7, 1929 and was designed by Rapp and Rapp and decorated by Harold W. Rambush. Read more.

5 Pointz is one of NYC Stay-cation.

142. 5 Pointz

4623 Crane St (at Jackson Ave.), Long Island City, NY
Art Gallery · 87 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: This is the largest legal aerosol exhibit in the US, possibly the world. It was founded in '93 as a haven for aerosol artists to hone and showcase their craft. See more: Read more.

Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant is one of NYC Stay-cation.

143. Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant

329 Greenpoint Ave., New York, NY
Government Building · Greenpoint · 10 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: When you're visiting here, don't miss the abandoned Long Island Railroad Penny Bridge Station along the creek next to Cavalry Cemetery. Read more.

No Longer Empty in LIC is one of NYC Stay-cation.

144. No Longer Empty in LIC

7.8
29-27 41st Avenue (Queens Plaza), New York, NY
Public Art · Long Island City · 5 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Don't miss the vaults and a very special shower in the basement! Find out more of the secret history on Untapped Cities Read more.

Queen City Ridgewood Theatre is one of NYC Stay-cation.

145. Queen City Ridgewood Theatre

55-27 Myrtle Ave, Ridgewood, NY
Movie Theater · 1 tip

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: The abandoned Ridgewood Theatre opened on December 23, 1916 and was the oldest continuous first run movie theater in the country when it closed in 2008. Read more.

Glenwood Power Plant is one of NYC Stay-cation.

146. Glenwood Power Plant

201 Ravine Ave, Yonkers, NY
Building · Northwest Yonkers · 4 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: One of the easiest abandoned places to break into, this enormous plant was built by the NY Central Railroad, later operated by ConEd. See photos from our expedition inside: Read more.

North Brother Island is one of NYC Stay-cation.

147. North Brother Island

New York
Other Great Outdoors · 5 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: An island of rich history: a smallpox hospital in the 1850s, where Typhoid Mary died, a home to WWII veterans, and a drug center in the 1950s. It's now abandoned and off limits to the public. Read more.

Dead Horse Bay is one of NYC Stay-cation.

148. Dead Horse Bay

6.9
Belt parkway, New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · 6 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Having served as both land dump and horse rendering plant, this area is dotted with bottles, horse bones, abandoned boats, and vintage nicknacks including creepy toys and old hand guns. Read more.

Fort Tilden National Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

149. Fort Tilden National Park

8.6
New York
Park · Breezy Point · 4 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: This formerly nuclear-armed beach protected NYC with canons, Nike, Ajax & Hercules missiles. It's now an explorer's heaven of crumbling buildings and battlements. Read more: Read more.

Keith's Theatre is one of NYC Stay-cation.

150. Keith's Theatre

25 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY
Historic Site · Flushing · 2 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: The Spanish Baroque Revival styled theater opened on Christmas Day, 1928. It's been in a state of disrepair since 1987, but plans are underway to demolish it and build a 17-story tower in its place. Read more.

JFK AirTrain - Lefferts Boulevard is one of NYC Stay-cation.

151. JFK AirTrain - Lefferts Boulevard

Lefferts Boulevard, Queens, NY
Airport Tram · Jamaica · 17 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Part of the abandoned QueensWay, or the "Queens High Line" is just nearby. For the intrepid, it's worth an exploration along the old train tracks. Read more.

Fort Totten Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

152. Fort Totten Park

8.1
Totten Road (15th Rd.), Queens, NY
Park · Bay Terrace · 18 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: The intrepid explore inside the crumbling officer's quarters but also look out for what the soldiers carved into the walls of the forts. See more at: Read more.

Conference House Park is one of NYC Stay-cation.

153. Conference House Park

9.3
7455 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY
Park · Tottenville · 16 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: In 1776, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Edward Rutledge unsuccessfully negotiated with Lord Howe to end the Revolutionary War at Conference House. Read more.

39 Broadway is one of NYC Stay-cation.

154. 39 Broadway

39 Broadway (at Exchange Pl), New York, NY
Building · Financial District · 2 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: The McComb Mansion, George Washington's second presidential mansion was located on this site. Read more.

Fraunces Tavern Museum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

155. Fraunces Tavern Museum

8.0
54 Pearl St (Broad St), New York, NY
History Museum · Financial District · 27 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: You can check out George Washington's teeth and hair at the site where he said farewell to his troops.

Federal Hall National Memorial is one of NYC Stay-cation.

156. Federal Hall National Memorial

8.6
26 Wall St (at Broad St), New York, NY
Historic Site · Financial District · 41 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Stop by the site of George Washington's first inauguration and the masonic bible he used. Read more.

St. Paul's Chapel is one of NYC Stay-cation.

157. St. Paul's Chapel

209 Broadway (btwn Vesey & Fulton St), New York, NY
Church · Financial District · 34 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Check out George Washington's pew at the oldest surviving church building in Manhattan. Read more.

59 Maiden Lane is one of NYC Stay-cation.

158. 59 Maiden Lane

59 Maiden Ln (at William St), New York, NY
Building · Financial District · 8 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: As the first Secretary of State, Thomas Jefferson lived at 57 Maiden lane.

Brooklyn Bridge is one of NYC Stay-cation.

159. Brooklyn Bridge

9.6
Brooklyn Bridge, New York, NY
Bridge · 823 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Before the White House, the first home for the president was located at 1 Cherry Street (check out the plaque on the Bridge's pier).

The Cooper Union is one of NYC Stay-cation.

160. The Cooper Union

41 Cooper Sq (at E. 7th St.), New York, NY
College Academic Building · NoHo · 25 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Did you know the Young Men’s Republican Union moved Lincoln's speech to the Great Hall of Cooper Union out of fear that not enough people would come out to Brooklyn to hear him speak. Read more.

New York City Marble Cemetery is one of NYC Stay-cation.

161. New York City Marble Cemetery

60 E 2nd St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Cemetery · East Village · 9 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Before being re-interred in Virginia, James Monroe was buried here.

Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College is one of NYC Stay-cation.

162. Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College

47-49 E 65th St (btw Madison Ave and Park Ave), New York, NY
College Academic Building · Upper East Side · 2 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Did you know two years after FDR got married he moved into this house with his mother and wife. Read more.

General Grant National Memorial (Grant's Tomb) is one of NYC Stay-cation.

163. General Grant National Memorial (Grant's Tomb)

8.7
W 122nd St. (at Riverside Dr.), New York, NY
Historic Site · Morningside Heights · 39 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: When you visit Grant's Tomb make sure to visit the site of Grant's original internment behind the current mausoleum. Read more.

Morris Jumel Mansion is one of NYC Stay-cation.

164. Morris Jumel Mansion

8.1
65 Jumel Ter (btwn 160th &162nd St), New York, NY
History Museum · Washington Heights · 17 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Did you know that George Washington had his headquarters in the same house later owned by Aaron Burr's wife. Read more.

One World Trade Center is one of NYC Stay-cation.

165. One World Trade Center

9.5
1 World Trade Ctr (btwn Fulton & West St), New York, NY
Building · Financial District · 265 tips and reviews
Battery Maritime Building is one of NYC Stay-cation.

166. Battery Maritime Building

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

167. 55 Sullivan Place

Brooklyn, NY
Home (private) · Greenwich Village · 2 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Before these were apartments, this entire block was Ebbets Field, home of the Brooklyn Dodgers! Click "More Info" for an amazing aerial shot of the field from 1951! Read more.

New York Penn Station (NYP) is one of NYC Stay-cation.

168. New York Penn Station (NYP)

6.3
1 Penn Plz (btwn W 31st & W 33rd St), New York, NY
Train Station · Chelsea · 1569 tips and reviews
The Rink at Rockefeller Center is one of NYC Stay-cation.

169. The Rink at Rockefeller Center

8.9
Rockefeller Center (btwn W 49th & 50th), New York, NY
Skating Rink · Rockefeller Center · 32 tips and reviews
Tiffany & Co. is one of NYC Stay-cation.

170. Tiffany & Co.

9.4
727 5th Ave (at E 57th St), New York, NY
Jewelry Store · Midtown East · 234 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: The Vanderbilt family owned an enormous mansion here on 5th Ave and 57th which was torn down in 1927. Click "More Info" to see a historic pic of this gigantic home! Read more.

Grand Army Plaza is one of NYC Stay-cation.

171. Grand Army Plaza

9.0
768 5th Ave (at 59th St.), New York, NY
Plaza · Central Park · 17 tips and reviews
One Hanson Place /  Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower is one of NYC Stay-cation.

172. One Hanson Place / Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower

1 Hanson Pl (at Ashland Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Building · Fort Greene · 16 tips and reviews
Deno's Wonder Wheel is one of NYC Stay-cation.

173. Deno's Wonder Wheel

8.8
1025 Boardwalk W, Brooklyn, NY
Theme Park Ride / Attraction · Coney Island · 52 tips and reviews
Alice Austen House is one of NYC Stay-cation.

174. Alice Austen House

8.2
2 Hylan Blvd (Edgewater St), Staten Island, NY
Art Museum · Rosebank · 19 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This Victorian Gothic cottage was home to photographer and noted badass Alice Austen, who was known for her gritty street photography—and for being the first woman on Staten Island to own a car. Read more.

Historic Richmond Town is one of NYC Stay-cation.

175. Historic Richmond Town

8.4
441 Clarke Ave, Staten Island, NY
History Museum · Richmond Town · 23 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The preserved village plays host to costumed blacksmiths, shoemakers and tinsmiths as well as the Voorlezer’s House, the oldest wooden elementary schoolhouse still standing in America. Read more.

Old Stone House is one of NYC Stay-cation.

176. Old Stone House

8.1
336 3rd St (btwn 4th & 5th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
History Museum · Central Slope · 16 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: John Turturro narrates the audio tour at this Park Slope site, where parts of the Battle of Long Island took place. The park itself was the location for the original clubhouse of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Read more.

Brooklyn Museum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

177. Brooklyn Museum

9.5
200 Eastern Pkwy (at Washington Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Art Museum · Prospect Park · 403 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The fifth floor contains at least 2,000 paintings, sculptures, furniture, and Native American and Spanish colonial artifacts Read more.

National Museum of the American Indian is one of NYC Stay-cation.

178. National Museum of the American Indian

8.2
1 Bowling Grn (Broadway), New York, NY
History Museum · Financial District · 97 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This museum was the HQ for New York’s customs offices until 1971. It was also ground zero for the Stamp Act Riots in 1765, as Fort Amsterdam, when U.S. and British soldiers used it as a stronghold. Read more.

Merchant's House Museum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

179. Merchant's House Museum

8.8
29 E 4th St (at Lafayette Street), New York, NY
History Museum · NoHo · 21 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The fourth floor served as the home and work space for four Irish maids and still contains its original furnishings, including clothesline hooks over the doors, the call bell and a coal stove. Read more.

South Court Classrooms is one of NYC Stay-cation.

180. South Court Classrooms

8.7
5th Ave (at W 42nd St), New York, NY
Library · Midtown East · 4 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The main branch on 42nd Street opened a new children’s room in '08, after the old one closed. The first one is now home to administrative offices and still contains the original chairs meant for kids. Read more.

The Frick Collection is one of NYC Stay-cation.

181. The Frick Collection

9.3
1 E 70th St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Upper East Side · 185 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Henry Clay Frick’s private art holdings shares space with a bowling alley. After he passed away in 1919, his daughter Helen turned it into a catalog room, but original details remain. Read more.

Whitney Museum of American Art is one of NYC Stay-cation.

182. Whitney Museum of American Art

9.4
99 Gansevoort St (btwn 10th Ave & Washington St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Meatpacking District · 322 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The 6/27 - 9/1 installation, "Robert Irwin: Scrim veil—Black rectangle—Natural light (1977)" was designed specifically for the Whitney’s light-filled fourth-floor gallery. Read more.

New-York Historical Society Museum & Library is one of NYC Stay-cation.

183. New-York Historical Society Museum & Library

9.1
170 Central Park W (at W 77th St), New York, NY
History Museum · Upper West Side · 88 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The city’s oldest museum has an archive of more than 1.6 million pieces of art, including Hudson River School paintings and the entire collection of John James Audubon’s Birds of America watercolors. Read more.

Solomon R Guggenheim Museum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

184. Solomon R Guggenheim Museum

9.0
1071 5th Ave (at E 89th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Carnegie Hill · 487 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Hidden behind the wall at the first bay near the rotunda is a ceramic tile mural done by Joan Miró. The work was commissioned by museum trustee Harry F. Guggenheim in 1963 to honor his late wife. Read more.

Edgar Allan Poe Cottage is one of NYC Stay-cation.

185. Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

9.1
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY
History Museum · Fordham Manor · 14 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Mysterious artifacts were found in the wall of a room where Poe’s young wife, Virginia, slept, and visitors can view the bed frame that she died on. Read more.

Dyckman Farmhouse Museum is one of NYC Stay-cation.

186. Dyckman Farmhouse Museum

7.0
4881 Broadway (204th), New York, NY
History Museum · Inwood · 14 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: When you visit the oldest farmhouse in Manhattan, ask to see the still-visible board used for nine men’s morris, a strategic game dating back to the Roman Empire. Read more.