Explore, Experience & Embark on the Top 10 Things to Do in NYC

October 14 2015 | Travel Tips

New York moves fast, but you can have it all when you stay at the Washington Jefferson Hotel. Whether you’re traveling with someone special on a romantic escape, on your own to discover a new city, or with the entire family, there are endless attractions and things to do during your stay. Offering a variety of sought-after activities throughout every season, you’ll discover something for everyone during your visit.

Unleash you inner foodie at nearby Hell’s Kitchen where you can taste cuisines from across the globe without leaving your neighborhood. Indulge your inner shopaholic at Macy’s Herald Square or along the shops of Fifth Avenue in all of its glory. Discover an outdoor adventure at nearby Central Park and on your way back to our property stop at Lincoln Square for a cultural immersion in the arts. Here, we’ve put together our top 10 favorite attractions in NYC to act as a guide while you’re staying with us.

The Empire State Building – Nothing compares to the view, although be sure to expect plenty of company on the way up.

Times Square – You’ll understand why the city earned the nickname about never sleeping once you’ve seen the lights.

Madison Square Garden – The Knicks, the Rangers and Billy Joel call this mammoth complex home.

Central Park – Where New York goes to get its fill of nature.

Statue of Liberty – Still “Enlightening the World,” after all these years.

Museum Mile – White stone, priceless art collections and a whole lot of little dogs.

9/11 Memorial – The solemn yet breathtaking tribute to the lives lost.

Fifth Avenue Shopping – Follow in the coutured footsteps of Carrie Bradshaw.

Rockefeller Center – Art Deco magnificence and the setting for Liz Lemon and Jack Donaghy’s immortal sparring matches.

Broadway – What it presently lacks in baggy-suited vagabonds with big dreams, it makes up for with The Book of Mormon.

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