Discover a multitude of things to do in Manhattan
From the thrill of Times Square to the timeless works in the Museum of Modern Art, New York City brings you the best of global culture and entertainment. Begin your day at a taping of Good Morning America or TODAY, and then head down Broadway to catch your favorite musical performed by world-class artists. You can also watch popular stars perform at Madison Square Garden and Carnegie Hall or climb to the top of the Empire State Building for sweeping views of the city. No matter what attractions are on your to-do list for the day, Radisson Martinique on Broadway makes the perfect home base in Midtown Manhattan, close to seven subway lines and within a 15-mile cab ride of LaGuardia (LGA) and John F. Kennedy International (JFK) airports.
Popular NYC attractions:
- Empire State Building (0.6 miles)
Take in panoramic views of Midtown Manhattan from the 86th- and 102nd-floor observation decks of the Empire State Building. Afterward, visit the Dare to Dream exhibit, which details the construction process of this iconic building.
Phone: +1 (212) 736-3100
- Macy's (0.7 miles)
Renowned as one of the world's largest department stores, the Macy’s flagship shop at Herald Square is a must-see. Be sure to stop by during the holidays to view its elaborate window displays.
Phone: +1 (212) 695-4400
- Times Square (1.1 miles)
Perhaps the best-known New York City attraction, this pedestrian-friendly space is home to Broadway theaters, MTV Studios, Good Morning America and, of course, the New Year’s Eve ball drop.
- Rockefeller Center and Rockefeller Plaza (1.4 miles)
Head to this famous plaza to tour NBC Studios or Radio City Music Hall before heading up to the 70th-floor observation deck. In the winter, be sure to take a loop around the ice rink and pose for a picture in front of the massive Christmas tree.
Phone: +1 (212) 632-3975
- Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island Ferry (5.3 miles)
Gifted to the United States from France in 1886, the Statue of Liberty has long welcomed immigrants and tourists from around the globe. You can hop on a ferry in Battery Park to tour this iconic national monument and explore Ellis Island.
Phone: +1 (212) 363-3200
- Grand Central Terminal (0.8 miles)
If you’ve watched a single movie that’s set in NYC, you’ll probably recognize the famous Grand Central Terminal. Even if you aren’t planning to ride the train, you should stop by this massive Beaux-Arts structure to take in the ornate architecture and glittering chandeliers.
Phone: +1 (212) 340-2345
- Saint Patrick's Cathedral (1.2 miles)
View the intricate spires and arches of this New Gothic-style Catholic cathedral, located across from Rockefeller Center. Join one of the daily guided tours for a more in-depth look at the magnificent architecture and a lesson on the history of the cathedral.
Phone: +1 (212) 753-2261
Music and art:
- Madison Square Garden (0.7 miles)
In addition to hosting the New York Knicks, Liberty and Rangers, Madison Square Garden showcases world-famous musicians in the 20,000-plus-seat arena. Check the website for upcoming games and performances.
Phone: +1 (212) 465-6741
- Museum of Modern Art (1.7 miles)
Spend a few hours wandering MoMA and you’re bound to see a familiar work, such as Monet's Water Lilies, Frida Kahlo's Self-Portrait with Cropped Hair and Vincent van Gogh's The Starry Night. The current collection is home to nearly 200,000 artworks.
Phone: +1 (212) 708-9400
- Carnegie Hall (2.2 miles)
Divided into three performance venues, the prestigious Carnegie Hall hosts more than 200 internationally renowned musicians each year. Performances range from solo piano concerts to lively orchestral gatherings.
Phone: +1 (212) 247-7800
Other popular attractions:
- TKTS Discount Booth (1.5 miles)
Purchase Broadway and Off-Broadway tickets for up to 50% off from these convenient discount booths found across the city.
Phone: +1 (212) 221-0885
- Javits Center (1.9 miles)
The Javits Center hosts a variety of functions throughout the year, from food shows to seminars, summits and corporate conferences.
Phone: +1 (212) 216-2000