Located on Liberty Island near Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty is an American icon of freedom. Ferries depart Battery Park in Lower Manhattan to the island each day where you can visit 'Lady Liberty' who was given to the US by the French in honor of their relations during the French Revolution and learn the history of the state which welcomed immigrants to America.
For the best view in all of New York City, head up above the skyscrapers and see the city like never before at the top of the Empire State Building. An iconic attraction and classic part of the New York skyline, the building is 1,454 feet from the ground floor to the tip of the lightening rod and offers two observation decks that offer open-air 360 degree views from a terrace.
One of the most iconic attractions of New York, Central Park is an inner-city sanctuary in the city's concrete jungle that spans 843 acres. Home to gardens, lakes, a zoo, quiet zones, an Egyptian obelisk, castle and more, it's easy to get lost in this little slice of paradise for the whole day. Enjoy a picnic, take a boat ride or stroll through the parklands.
Made famous by the film 'A Night at the Museum' starring Ben Stiller, the exhibits of the American Museum of Natural History almost do come alive with an amazing range of revolving temporary and permanent exhibits including the Rose Centre Planetarium. A must-see on any visit to New York, you'll need at least a whole day to come close to seeing all the exhibits.
Best known for its ice skating rink and Christmas tree, the Rockefeller Centre is a fantastic tourist attraction year round. Home to the Top of the Rock observation deck as well as Radio City Music Hall, this midtown Manhattan icon offers a great range of shopping and dining and is also home to a number of TV shows that tape in the center including Saturday Night Live and Jimmy Fallon.