Areas to Explore
Located at the southwestern tip of Manhattan, this area offers a variety of fine restaurants, shops and hotels, plus parks, such as Rockefeller Park, and bike paths along the Hudson River. Once considered a business district, the neighborhood is now populated by families and young residents.
This international company provides a number of entertaining tours around the city, including the Superhero Tour (visit the streets where the Avengers fought for humanity, the skyscrapers that Spider-Man scaled and more), the Secrets of New York Tour (a hidden pre-prohibition bar in Grand Central, hidden subway stations), a Celebrity Tour and a Chocolate Tour. Times/schedules/prices vary.
A hybrid cable-stayed suspension bridge and one of the oldest of its kind, the Brooklyn Bridge, which connects Manhattan and Brooklyn over the East River and at night is enhanced with the twinkling lights from the New York skyline, has a romance to it that New Yorkers and visitors alike enjoy.
During the day, you can take a stroll across the bridge; the pedestrian pathways always crowded on the weekends with people walking, running and biking to and from Manhattan and Brooklyn.