NY 2016

    Tourist Attractions in New York City

The following listings are some highlights of the world famous sights to see when you are visiting WSS-NY2016 in New York City.

The National 9/11 Memorial Museum: 180 Greenwich Street
www.911memorial.org   (212) 266-5211

911 Ground Zero Tour:
www.911groundzero.com    (646) 801 9113

Statue of Liberty National Monument/Ellis Island Immigration Museum:  Liberty Island
www.statuecruises.com; www.nps.gov; www.statueoflibertytickets.com  (212) 363- 3180

Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park, lower Manhattan:
www.nps.gov/cacl/   (212) 344- 7220

Brooklyn Bridge to DUMBO walk (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass)
www.brooklyn.about.com; www.explorebk.com

Empire State Building Observation Deck: 350 Fifth Ave. at 34 Street

Staten Island Ferry: Whitehall Street Terminal in lower Manhatan
www.siferry.com/schedules; www.nyc.gov

Governor’s Island: 10 South Street, Slip 7
www.govisland.com; www.nps.gov/gois  (212) 825-3045

Fraunces Tavern Museum: guided tours:   54 Pearl Street in lower manhattan

Green-Wood Cemetery: 500 25th Street in Brooklyn

Double Decker Sightseeing Bus Tours
www.newyorksightseeing.com; www.grayline.com; www.allnewyorktours.com

Helicopter Tours
www.travelzoo.com; www.libertyhelicopter.com; www.newyorkhelicopter.com

Grand Central Terminal: Railroad Station: E.42 Street and Lexington Ave.
www.grandcentralterminal.com  (212) 340- 2583

Rockefeller Center: Top of the Rock Observation Deck: 30 Rockefeller Plaza
www.topoftherocknyc.com/visitor  (212) 698- 2000

Pennsylvania Railroad Station:  8th Avenue (31-33 Streets)
(212)  630- 7373 for general information

Radio City Music Hall: Stage Door Tour:  1260 Sixth Avenue at 50 Street
www.radiocity.com/tours  (212) 465- 6741

United Nations :  405 E. 42 Street at First Avenue
www.visit.un.org/content/guided-tours    (212) 963- 8687

Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum: Pier 86 at W. 46 Street
www.intrepidmuseum.org  (212) 245- 0072
NOTE: this week is Fleet Week NYC; there will be many ships to see in the harbor: www.fleetweeknewyork.com

Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum: 234 W. 42 Street, in Times Square
www.madametussauds.com  (212) 512 - 9600

High Line Elevated Park: enter W. 34 Street and 10 Avenue
NOTE: a very close walk from the Javits Center!!
www.thehighline.org   (212)  500- 6035

Some Self-Guided Walking Tours: Wall Street Financial District, Little Italy/Chinatown, Madison Square Park (5th Avenue and 23 Street)
www.freetoursbyfoot.com; www.downtownny.org

Madison Square Garden:  8th Avenue (31-33 Streets
www.thegarden.com   (212) 465- 6741

South Street Seaport, 19 Fulton Street: tall ships, shopping mall
www.southstreetseaport.com  (212) 732- 8257

African Burial Ground National Monument: 290 Broadway at Duane Street, downtown
www.nps.gov/afbg/  (212) 637- 2019

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace: National Historic Site, 28 E. 20 Street
www.nps.gov/thrb/  (212) 260- 1616

City Lights Sail, aboard the Shearwater: North Cove Yacht Harbor near World Financial Center, lower Manhattan
www.manhattanbysail.com  (212) 619- 6900

Central Park: bicycle rentals
www.centralpark.com; www.centralparknyc.org
NOTE: Horse and Carriage rides in the Park permanently closed when this list was compiled

Hudson River Dinner Cruises:  just two of many companies:
www.spititcruises.com; (888) 426- 9491; bateauxNewYork.com (877) 708- 9122

Long Island City, Queens: one subway stop on the #7 subway from Grand Central Terminal:
Socrates Sculpture Park, Noguchi Museum, Museum of Modern Art’s P.S. 1 outpost
www.nycgo.com; www.timeout.com

The Strand Book Store: 828 Broadway (E. 12 Street)
18 miles of new, used, and rare books
www.strandbooks.com  (212) 473- 1452

Union Square Green Market: Union Square West and E. 17 Street
Fresh produce, flowers, and homemade goodies

Central Park Zoo: 5th Avenue and 64 Street
www.centralparkzoo.com  (212) 439- 6500

Roosevelt Island Aerial Tramway:   591 Main Street
Spans the East River and connects Roosevelt Island to the Upper East Side of Manhattan
www.rioc.com  (212) 832- 4540