Located in the heart of New York City, this densely populated borough is the most iconic part of the Big Apple, and is home to Wall Street and the Financial District. As the place where New York City rose to prominence, these neighborhoods house New York City Hall and numerous high-ranking colleges and universities.
For first-time visitors, Times Square is one of the best places to visit in Manhattan. The borough also features Grand Central Station, Madison Avenue, and Central Park.
Madison Square Garden is one of the most well-known venues in America. Located in midtown Manhattan, it hosts large-scale concerts, sports games, and other special events.
Built to be interactive for kids of all ages, The Children’s Museum of Art was expanded to include a media center, an outdoor environmental center, and an early childhood center.
Famous sushi chef Eiji Ichimura only has 10 seats at his restaurant on Leonard Street. Stop by for a trendy meal. For something more casual, try S’mac’s gourmet macaroni and cheese (with gluten-free and vegan options).
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, called “The Met” for short, is the largest art museum in the United States. It includes over two million works of art from around the world in its collection.
As one of the largest and most popular gyms in Manhattan, Blink Fitness offers three floors of cardio equipment, free weights, strength machines, and medicine balls for its members to use.
Across from the World Trade Center sits Century 21, a department store with a constantly changing inventory. Wall Street is another site with high-end shops like Hermes, Tiffany & Co., and Tumi.