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The Best Things to Do in Midtown East

The heart of the Big Apple—Midtown Manhattan—is home to all the things… to do, eat, see, and experience. Towering skyscrapers with incredible views, world-class museums, iconic fashion houses, theaters, concert halls, and the Crossroads of the World—Times Square—are within walking distance of our Midtown East hotel. And if you're looking for more, it's all just a subway ride away.
Rockefeller Center / Top of the Rock in Brooklyn, New York

Rockefeller Center / Top of the Rock

If you want to experience an incredible view of the city, visit Rockefeller Center. When you enter this skyscraper's observatory, which is also known as Top of the Rock, you'll get amazing views of Central Park and Midtown Manhattan. Make sure to have a camera handy to capture these stunning views!
Central Park in Brooklyn, New York

Central Park

Escape and find tranquility in the heart of New York at Central Park. Spanning 843 acres, this iconic urban playground offers a haven of picturesque landscapes, winding paths, serene lakes, and cultural landmarks. Meet the animals at the Central Park Zoo, tour Belvedere Castle, and enjoy a scenic walk to park attractions like Bethesda Terrace and Fountain, Strawberry Fields, and the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. Experience quintessential NYC and the beauty of Central Park.
Fifth Avenue Shopping in Brooklyn, New York

Fifth Avenue Shopping

Enjoy shopping and seeing New York's major landmarks? Then Fifth Avenue is the perfect place to start. You can visit the most exclusive department stores, including Louis Vuitton, Prada, and Tiffany & Co. Plus, the Empire State Building, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Flatiron Building are all along this famous stretch. Enjoy some of the city's most wonderful highlights along Fifth Avenue.
The United Nations in Brooklyn, New York

The United Nations

In 1945, the United Nations was formed to provide peace and human rights to all people around the world. Approximately one million guests from across the globe take guided tours or view exhibits at this important New York attraction. You're invited to enter these famous headquarters in Manhattan and see how the UN continue to improve international relations on an ongoing basis.
Forest Hills Stadium in Brooklyn, New York

Forest Hills Stadium

Experience the magic of live music at Forest Hills Stadium, an iconic outdoor venue in New York City. Surrounded by lush greenery, this historic stadium hosts legendary performances, creating unforgettable moments under the open sky. Enjoy world-class music in a captivating and historic setting.
USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center / U.S. Open in Brooklyn, New York

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center / U.S. Open

Since 1978, the U.S. Open Tennis Championships have taken place in Queens. The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center hosts this annual event, uniting the sport's greatest players with a terrific variety of fun activities, food, and live music. If you're visiting the city during this yearly event, make sure to experience one of New York's most beloved traditions.
Times Square in Brooklyn, New York

Times Square

Located at the intersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue in Manhattan, you'll find this entertainment destination like no other. Times Square is a dynamic neighborhood with restaurants, theaters, stores, and attractions. Pick up tickets for a Broadway show  while enjoying postcard views of the city.
Citi Field in Brooklyn, New York

Citi Field

Cheer for the New York Mets in their home turf at Citi Field. Before or after a game, you can take a guided tour to see all the highlights of this state-of-the-art baseball stadium in Queens, NYC. With its electric atmosphere and perfect views, Citi Field presents world-class concerts, arena tours, and events. Experience the roar of the crowd and immerse yourself in the excitement of America's favorite pastime.
St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Brooklyn, New York

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of St. Patrick's Cathedral, a captivating landmark in the heart of New York City. Its towering spires, intricate architecture, and serene ambiance create a profound sense of wonder. Behold the stained-glass windows and experience the rich history, cultural heritage and spiritual significance that make it a must-visit NYC attraction.
MoMA in Brooklyn, New York


Experience artistic brilliance at New York City's renowned Museum of Modern Art. Explore the MoMA's vast collection of contemporary masterpieces, from iconic paintings to groundbreaking installations. Be inspired by ever-evolving exhibits of modern art that transform you at this breathtaking NYC museum.