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NYC Activities

There are so many NYC activities to do and see! When you stay at the Riverside Tower Hotel, you are conveniently located close to all the New York City things to do such as:

  • Central Park
    Celebrities jog, walk, and in-line skate beside common folk in this urban oasis, one of the truly great parks in the United States.

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
    A grande dame of museums and a New York City classic, the Met's collection contains more than 2 million works of art that should keep visitors busy who are looking for New York City things to do.

  • Statue of Liberty
    Of all the New York City things to do this tourist attraction is a must see. A gift from France to celebrate the American Centennial, the Statue is one of America's most visited and enduring symbols.

  • Grand Central Terminal
    Opened in 1913, and one of America's busiest terminals, Grand Central boasts a wide array of shops and restaurants to serve the more than 500,000 travelers who pass through every day.

  • Times Square
    Central area has many NYC activities for you to visit such as various shops, restaurants, office buildings, and flashing billboards.

  • Ellis Island, New York City
    New York visitors can retrace the steps of their ancestors at this famous landing point that welcomed millions of immigrants to the United States.

  • Empire State Building
    One the most famous and storied buildings in the world boasts an 86th-floor observatory with spectacular views of New York City and beyond. Add this to your New York City things to do list.

  • World Trade Center, Ground Zero
    Former landmark of the New York skyline, destroyed by acts of terrorism on September 11, 2001.

  • Rockefeller Center
    This complex is famous for its ice rink and the GE building, headquarters of the Peacock network and a popular activity on tourists' New York Things To Do list.

  • Greenwich Village
    Like a small town within Manhattan, the Village has narrow tree-lined streets and brick townhouses.

  • Staten Island Ferry
    Used for sightseeing and transportation for commuters.

  • Museum of the City of New York
    Museum that houses and preserves cultural art works and artifacts that illustrate Manhattan's history.

  • St. Patrick's Cathedral
    Enormous 13th-century-style Gothic church on Fifth Avenue, with a seating capacity of 2,400, rose window reaching 26 feet across, pipe organ with more than 7,380 pipes and the graceful twin spires that reach 330 feet into the sky.

  • United Nations
    Visitors can learn about the UN's peacekeeping and humanitarian efforts by touring the complex, even when it is in session.

  • Battery Park, New York City
    The park includes, on one end, Hope Garden - a memorial to AIDS victims - and on another, the ferry that'll take you to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, not to mention a number of other memorials and monuments scattered in between.

  • Chrysler Building
    This Art Deco masterpiece is actually no longer the property of the auto manufacturer.

  • Broadway
    The most famous theater district in the world.

  • Prospect Park Zoo
    This interactive children’s zoo is devoted to teaching children and adults about animals, wildlife, and conservation. Opened in 1993, this state-of-the-art zoo has three major exhibit areas designed to engage children in learning about animals. The zoo offers classes and programs for school and tour groups.

  • South Street Seaport
    The shops and restaurants and historic ambiance have made this renovated port one of Manhattan's most visited spots.

  • Yankee Stadium
    This famous ballpark opened in 1923, and is the home of the New York Yankees.

  • Carnegie Hall
    A well-known concert hall that offers free tours, a popular NYC activity.

  • Metropolitan Opera House
    The Met opened in 1883 and is one of the most famous opera houses in the country today.

  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
    Home to the Metropolitan Opera, New York Philharmonic, New York City Ballet and Julliard, as well as 8 other resident companies, this 14-acre complex is the hub of Manhattan's cultural activity.

So many NYC activities by the Riverside Tower Hotel—you'll want to reserve a room now just to see them all!

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