Nearby Things to Do in Manhattan
There is never a shortage of things to do in Manhattan and staying at The New York Palace allows guests easy access to them all. The possibilities are infinite, so allow our guide to Manhattan's most popular attractions lead you to the best the city has to offer. The New York Palace's prime location on Madison Avenue affords guests the ability to experience it all with ease. Enjoy a few of our suggestions below and please do contact our Concierge Desk for any assistance we may provide.
Located in the heart of the urban metropolis that is Manhattan, Central Park is an 853-acre retreat where one can easily escape the concrete jungle and catch a breath of fresh air. Take a leisurely stroll and enjoy a picnic, go for a bike ride, take a horse-drawn carriage, explore the zoo, or ice skate in the winter. Make the most of your visit, read The New York Palace Central Park Blog post for more information.
Imbued with lights and world-class entertainment, Times Square is a surreal setting everyone should visit at least once. Go to a Broadway show, dine at one of the many restaurants, soak in all the sights and sounds, and see where the famous Swarovski crystal ball drops on New Year's Eve.
Rockefeller Center or Rockefeller Plaza is a complex of 19 commercial buildings covering 22 acres between 48th and 51st streets. Home to such attractions as Top of the Rock, which offers breathtaking views of the city, Rockefeller Center also offers the famous Ice Skating Rink during the winter season.
For delicious pastas, gelato, Tuscan wine and more, head downtown for an American Italian experience in Little Italy. With the area’s ample selection of restaurants and cafes, you won't want to skip New York's version of Italy.
Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
Explore the history of your ancestors at this historic site where millions of immigrants first entered America. Take in the beauty of the Statue of Liberty and learn something new at the Immigration Museum on Ellis Island.
Travel to another world via Lower East Side's Chinatown, offering both cultural and recreational fulfillment. The largest in the US, NYC's Chinatown is home to a multitude of restaurants and retail stores that are neighbored by vendors selling produce and meats as well as clothing and accessories. Chinatown is accessible from The New York Palace by either a short cab ride or the 6 train to Canal Street.
One of the city's most striking architectural wonders, the Brooklyn Bridge majestically spans across New York City's East River. New Yorkers and visitors alike enjoy the long walk across this historical monument, which offers breathtaking views of Manhattan's famous skyline.
Radio City Music Hall
Tour this world-famous 1932 Music Hall and see a show at one of the largest indoor performing stages in the world.
The NBC Studio Tour
Get a behind-the-scenes look at your favorite shows while learning about the history of the National Broadcasting Company.
Empire State Building
Take in the breathtaking panoramas of Manhattan from the 86th floor observatory of New York’s most famous landmark.
Gray Line New York Sightseeing Tours
Take a tour of New York and explore the city’s celebrated streets, buildings and attractions from the top of a double-decker bus. Tickets and information on tour options (routes, schedules) are available at our Concierge Desk.