Local Attractions

With so many great things to see in NYC, it’s hard to know where to start! We’ve highlighted some of our favorite attractions, museums and parks to help you narrow down your list. Best of all, they’re all accessible by Citi Bike.

Highline

The High Line is a 1.45-mile-long elevated walking path converted from an old railroad that runs through Chelsea along the West Side of Manhattan.

911 Memorial

The National September 11 Memorial and Museum commemorate the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and honor the memory of the 2,977 lives that were lost.

The Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the largest and most visited museums in the world, housing more than two million works of art spanning 5,000 years.

Empire State Building 2

This 102-story Art Deco skyscraper has been a landmark in New York City since 1931. It stands 1,454 feet (443 meters) to the tip of the antenna, and has two observation decks.

Times Square

Times Square, aka “The Crossroads of the World” or “The Center of the Universe,” is one of the most well-known commercial intersections in the world.

Statue Of Liberty

This colossal copper statue, nicknamed “Lady Liberty,” resides on Liberty Island in New York Harbor and is one of the most visited attractions in NYC.

Natural History Museum

The world’s largest natural history museum is home to a monumental 33 million specimens, including one of the most extensive dinosaur exhibits ever.

Prospect Park

Millions visit Brooklyn’s largest park each year. The lush 585 acres, designed by the team behind Central Park, is a hub of activity, sports and attractions.

City Of Ny Museum

This museum celebrates and documents the distinctive cultures, diversity, and ever-transforming city and people of New York.

Rockefeller

A national historic landmark, Rockefeller Center is located in the heart of midtown Manhattan and is always buzzing with events, shopping and dining.

St Patricks Cathedral

The country’s largest decorated Gothic-style Catholic cathedral draws more than five million visitors a year.

South Street Southport

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

Grand Central

The iconic NYC Landmark in the heart of Manhattan sees 750,000 people each day – remaining the busiest and most exciting train station in the country.

Brooklyn Bridge

Walking or biking over the Brooklyn Bridge is a must-do in NYC, offering iconic views of the Statue of Liberty at no charge.

Guggenheim

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is housed in Frank Lloyd Wright’s spiral landmark building – where the architecture is as much of a draw as the paintings inside.

Whitney Museum

In 2015, the Whitney Museum of American Art debuted its new home in the Meatpacking District, featuring terraces that overlook the High Line.

Intrepid

This museum on the Hudson River features the legendary Intrepid aircraft carrier, the Enterprise space shuttle, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine.

One World Observatory

Ascend to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere in less than 60 seconds and take in the panoramic view from the new One World Trade Center.

Liberty State Park

Jersey City’s treasured Liberty State Park is located directly across from the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, offering breathtaking views and 1,122 acres of open space.