Dream Destinations The Top Must-See Attractions in New York  

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List of the best things to do in NYC. These may include famous monuments, museums and parks. Stores and attractions also make the list. From The Statue of Liberty to Times Square, these are some of the most well-known attractions in NYC. Most attractions in NYC are within walking distance of one another, so you can visit multiple venues in one day.  

When you're in New York you don't want to miss any of the top must-see attractions in the big city. If you enjoy the outdoors, there are a variety of noteworthy parks in the city that are great for sightseeing. If shopping is more your bag, travel to Times Square for high end stores including Forever 21, Disney, and Quicksilver. Fine dining, Broadway shows and live entertainment also line the streets of Times Square. Around the city, there are many museums and historical attractions.


So if you're asking, "What are the best things to do in NYC?" you should continue reading this list to seeing fun, exciting and interesting attractions in New York. Whether you live in the big apple city or are just visiting, you're sure to learn the best and greatest attractions in NYC. These museums, monuments and parks are places you definitely don't want to miss.
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64 7
Statue of Liberty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Liberty Island, New York City, New York

2
46 5
Empire State Building is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Midtown Manhattan, New York City, New York

3
54 8
Times Square is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Manhattan, New York City, New York

4
48 7
Central Park is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Manhattan, New York City, New York

5
41 7
Brooklyn Bridge is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Manhattan, New York City, New York

6
27 4
Coney Island is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
New York City, New York, USA

7
26 4
Staten Island Ferry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York

8
30 7
Grand Central Terminal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
42nd Street, New York, USA

9
31 8
Metropolitan Museum of Art is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
New York City, New York, USA

10
29 7
American Museum of Natural His... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
New York City, New York, USA

11
26 6
Radio City Music Hall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
New York City, New York, USA

12
23 5
Chrysler Building is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Manhattan, New York City, New York

13
25 7
Ellis Island is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Manhattan, New York City, New York

14
19 4
Fifth Avenue is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York

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17 3
Washington Square Park is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Manhattan, New York City, New York

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20 6
Rockefeller Center is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Manhattan, New York City, New York

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16 3
Battery Park is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Battery Park New York City, New York, USA

18
17 6
Flatiron Building is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
New York City, New York, USA

19
17 6
Museum of Modern Art is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
New York City, New York, USA

20
18 7
St. Patrick's Cathedral is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Manhattan, New York City, New York

21
13 4
Madison Square is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Manhattan, New York City, New York

22
15 6
Little Italy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Manhattan, New York City, New York

23
13 5
The Broadway Theatre is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Manhattan, New York City, New York

24
13 7
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Muse... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

25
15 9
Manhattan Bridge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
New York City, New York, USA