Kristin S. said, "...Hi Bianca, In my opinion, you should definitely skip the Empire State Building and Times Square . If you really want a high-up view of the city from a skyscraper, you can go to Top of the Rock ... it's got a great..." See More
tina t. said, "...Central Station is a piece of artwork and should be considered. Have heard that Top of the Rock is better than Empire State Building. Areas to consider: Def Central Park -beautiful (museums are awesome too). Rockefeller Center is ok-for a 1 time..." See More
Thom L. said, "...Most appropriate answers have been provided. Skip Empire State Building; Statue of Liberty is great but takes too much time; too expensive for the view. I would like to provide a contrarian view on Times Square as a NYC outsider... This is..." See More
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Ffion H. said, "...(free) Staten Island Ferry to/from Staten Island. Washington Square Park is also a great place to get a shot of the Empire State Building framed nicely within the park's arch. Also I'd take a few walks in Central Park, especially around the JKO..." See More
Vassilis B. said, "...mean, after you take the Brooklyn Bridge and the view of manhattan from there, the Flatiron District building, the Chrysler Building Empire State Building etc, the steam coming out the subway etc and all the other "new york landmarks", it comes down to..." See More
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Elisabeth M. said, "...famous burgers at Shake Shack at Madison Square Park, or visit Eataly - the Italian market/restaurant. The Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building are great but just a huge investment of time right after you land. Perhaps save those for when you..." See More
raymundo j. said, "...I have passed close to it in a free Staten Island Ferry took pictures from the ferry and rode right back. Empire State Building I think is a first just so you can get an idea of how big the city is and..." See More
Michelle C. said, "...into the artistic heart of the city, go straight to the Lower East Side (L.E.S.). Plan your larger tour attractions ( Empire State Building, Times Square, etc) on off-hours so the volume of other tourists doesn't ambush your experience. I recommend riding..." See More
Eline v. said, "...bicycle and ride through Central Park, go to the Central Park Zoo, and maybe go to the obvious things such as Empire State Building My friend and I really enjoyed eating at Blockheads Burritos (I don't remember the street, but it was a..." See More
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Fiona R. said, "...but here's what I would do: Limit the city time to 4 days to: - hit the NY must dos ( Empire State Building, Ellis Island, Central Park, museums, Grand Central Station, Times Square, Bronx Zoo etc) - do some alternative sites..." See More
John A. said, "...to Staten Island 8. A lazy afternoon picnic on Strawberry Fields in Central Park 7. View from the top of the Empire State Building 6. Peddle boat ride on lake, launched from Central Park Boathouse followed by lunch The Loeb Boathouse Central Park..." See More
Bonnie U. said, "...to be too "touristy" there are great ways to see NYC landmarks in a different way. You can go to the Empire State Building at night-the lines are much shorter. You can take the Staten Island Ferry and get an amazing view of..." See More
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Wayne M. said, "...to see what deals they have on broadway shows for the night. For great views and avoiding the crowds of the Empire State Building go to Top of The Rock instead. Better views. Going at dusk/sunset it awesome. Even at night. You can..." See More
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Missy A. said, "...The observation deck Empire State Building. The whole building is stunning piece of art deco architecture. We went on a cold clear January evening and the lights across the city were spectacular...." See More
Andrew Z. said, "...to it. I prefer saying, “touristy locations that are worth the visit”. For me, it is New York City. Skip the Empire State Building (boring) and the Statue of Liberty (boring) and hop on one of the Circle Line Cruises and ride around..." See More
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Spencer H. said, "...The Empire State Building opens at 8:00am and closes at 2:00am every day, and the last elevator up is at 1:15pm. As of 2014, tickets to the main deck are $29.00 for adults, $23.00 for 6-12 year-olds, and $50.00 for Express Passes. You..." See More
朱 婷. said, "...The Empire State Building is a 103-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the intersection of Fifth Avenueand West 34th Street. It has a roof height of 1,250 feet (380 m), and with its antenna spire included, it stands a..." See More
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Megan L. said, "...of Manhattan from Brooklyn Bridge Park . In Manhattan, I think Top of the Rock is a nice alternative to the Empire State Building because you get a really lovely view of Central Park (and you can get the ESB in your photos)!..." See More
Bente J. said, "...did find lines quite long except for quite early in the morning. I'd say visits to Guggenheim Museum , MOMA and Empire State Building are musts for a first visit to NYC...." See More
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