South Street Seaport

The historic seaport in lower Manhattan is adored for its striking views, live entertainment, boat rides, shopping and maritime museum.

Dating back to the 17th century when the Dutch West India Company founded an outpost, the South Street Seaport features some of the oldest architecture in the city.

Like the rest of downtown Manhattan, it suffered after September 11th and Hurricane Sandy. It is currently undergoing a massive revitalization that will introduce a multimillion-dollar, high-end retail and dining destination with a rooftop event space on Pier 17.

Until then, there is still much to experience and enjoy, including the relocated Fulton Street Fish Market, the South Street Seaport Museum, shopping, dining, boat excursions, walking and biking tours and a TKTS booth for discounted Broadway show tickets.