Best things to do in New York City (US)

New York City United States guide to finding the perfect thing to do based on popular times and predicted crowd levels . Red colors indicate the busiest hours, while green the most quiet hours. Adjust the filters to find your ideal venue.

Central Park (Park)
New York, NY
4.8

Central Park is most popular around 3 PM on Saturdays. Visitors usually stay up to 2 hours here. It's most quiet on Mondays.

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Times Square (Other)
Manhattan, NY 10036
4.7

Times Square is most popular around 8 PM on Saturdays. It's most quiet on Mondays.

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Empire State Building (Tourist destination)
20 W 34th St.
4.7

Empire State Building is most popular around 12 PM on Thursdays. It's most quiet on Sundays.

Soaring 1,454 feet above Midtown Manhattan (from base to antenna), the Empire State Building, owned by Empire State Realty Trust, Inc., is the “World’s Most Famous Building.” With new investments in energy efficiency, infrastructure, public areas and amenities, the Empire State Building has attracted first-rate tenants in a diverse array of industries from around the world. Rated # 1 Best Attraction in the US by TripAdvisor.

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Bryant Park (Park)
New York, NY 10018
4.7

Bryant Park is most popular around 5 PM on Wednesdays. Visitors usually stay up to 1 hour here. It's most quiet on Sundays.

Bryant Park is a beloved, year-round New York City destination. Known as Manhattan's Town Square, the park is famous for its lush seasonal gardens, free activities, world class restrooms, and al fresco dining. Located adjacent to the New York Public Library and surrounded by iconic skyscrapers, Bryant Park is visited by more than 12 million people each year and is one of the busiest public spaces in the world.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Museum)
1000 5th Ave
4.8

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is most popular around 2 PM on Saturdays. Visitors usually stay up to 3 hours here. It's most quiet on Mondays.

The Met presents over 5,000 years of art from around the world for everyone to experience and enjoy. The Museum lives in two iconic sites in New York City—The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters.

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The Battery (Park)
New York, NY 10004
4.6

The Battery is most popular around 1 PM on Thursdays. Visitors usually stay up to 45 min here. It's most quiet on Tuesdays.

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