50 Things You Can Do in New York

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Ultimate New York City Bucket List (50 Things to Do in NYC) –

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
⬡ Bronx Zoo, Bronx Park
⬢ Brooklyn Bridge, BK
⬢ Chinatown
⬡ Chrysler Building, Midtown
⬡ Columbia University, Morningside Heights
⬢ Empire State Building, Midtown
⬢ Flatiron Building, Flatiron
⬢ Grand Central Station / Terminal, Midtown
⬢ Greenwich Village / West Village
⬡ Hell Gate Bridge, Astoria, Queens (QNS)
⬢ Library Hotel (stay for a night or happy hour at their rooftop bar)
⬡ The Lowline Lab, Lower East Side (LES) – Reopening March 1, 2018
⬡ Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Chinatown
⬢ New York Public Library, Midtown
⬡ New York Wheel
⬢ The Oculus (World Trade Center Transportation Hub), Financial District
⬢ Rockefeller Center, Midtown
⬢ St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Midtown
⬡ Staten Island Ferry (and drink a Staten Island. Cheers!)
⬢ Times Square, Midtown (If you want to stay in the area but have a place to escape to, the Casablanca Hotel is a great spot. Also to avoid the crowds, try going at 2am or during terrible weather.)
⬢ Top of the Rock, Midtown
⬡ Victorian Gardens Amusement Park

Memorials + Museums + Monuments
⬡ African Burial Ground National Monument (National Park Unit)
⬡ American Museum of Natural History
⬡ Brooklyn Museum
⬡ Castle Clinton National Monument (National Park Unit)
⬡ The Cloisters, the Heights (part of the Met)
⬢ Chelsea Galleries (We’ve been to David Zwirner Gallery to see Yayoi Kusama’s exhibit)
⬡ Ellis Island
⬡ Federal Hall National Monument (National Park Unit)
⬡ Frick Collection
⬡ General Grant National Memorial (National Park Unit)
⬡ Governors Island National Monument (National Park Unit)
⬡ The Guggenheim (Solomon R Guggenheim Museum), UES
⬡ Hamilton Grange National Memorial (National Park Unit)
⬡ Intrepid (Intrepid Sea and Air Museum) – for Stargazing or Movie Nights
⬡ Lower East Side Tenement Museum, LES
⬢ The Met (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
⬡ MoMa / Museum of Modern Art (Free Fri 4-8PM)
⬡ Morgan Library and Museum
⬡ Museum of Moving Image, Astoria, QNS
⬢ National 9/11 Memorial and Museum
⬡ New York Transit Museum
⬡ The Noguchi Museum, LIC, QNS
⬢ One World Observatory
⬡ Statue of Liberty National Monument (National Park Unit. Want to avoid the lines at Liberty Island? Take a cruise next to it instead.)
⬡ Stonewall National Monument (National Park Unit)
⬡ Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site (National Park Unit)
⬡ Tibet House
⬡ Whitney Museum of American Art

 

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