New York cruise port is located near Central Park and Times Square on the Hudson River. While you cruise to New York, tourists can experience the magical experience of the skyline of New York City. The city has something for every curious cruiser – history, art, culture, and culinary wonders. So, if you're someone who is looking for a fast pace city life, New York is for you.
The Empire State Building, Top of the Rock, and One World Observatory offer breathtaking views. New York Hall of Science, Brooklyn Museum, and Metropolitan Museum of Art feature exhibits throughout history. Stunning performances at Lincoln Center, and the Barclays Center. Learn more about the attractions and best things to do in New York.
The observatory is located in midtown Manhattan, featuring 360-degree views of the city from its 86th and 102nd floors. This building was designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon and constructed between 1930 and 1931. Its name comes from New York's nickname, "Empire State." This landmark offers New Yorkers a unique experience based on its rich history and unique design.
From Battery Park, visitors can take the ferry to see the Statue of Liberty, a symbol of freedom and hope for millions of immigrants who passed through Ellis Island. Discover your family history at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum and combine your trip with a museum tour. It is open year-round except on Christmas Day.
In Midtown Manhattan, New York City, Rockefeller Center is a large complex of 19 commercial buildings spread over 22 acres. Many of its buildings contain a variety of art, an ice rink, and an underground concourse. Ice skating can also be enjoyed at the Rockefeller Center in the winter when the Rockefeller Christmas Tree glows with the light among locals and tourists alike. NBC Studios' backyard is a great place to go shopping, eating, and stargazing no matter the season (from the FDNY Fire Zone store and museum to Swarovski). View the city's skyline from three observation decks at the top of the Rock.
One of the most historic buildings in the city, the grand building, acts as both a transportation hub and a historic landmark. Even if you are not planning to take the train, Grand Central Terminal deserves to be on your itinerary. Since Grand Central was revitalized in the late 1990’s the market and dining concourse have attracted visitors and locals alike, providing quick bites and delicacies, fine dining, and accessible arts events.
This waterfront park offers views of the Manhattan skyline and a paved walking path. There are native trees, shrubs, and perennials in this waterfront park that was once a ferry landing for Brooklynites.
The months of April to June and September until November are the best times to visit during the fall and spring. From mid-January to the end of February, weekdays are the cheapest times to visit New York.