Attractions

China Institute Gallery

New York City’s only noncommercial exhibition space dedicated to Chinese art and culture.

Hours (during exhibitions): M-F 10 am-5 pm, Th 10 am-8 pm, Sa 11 am-5 pm

Admission: $10 adults, $5 seniors/students, Th 5-8 p.m. and children under 16 free

Chrysler Building

This 77-story celebration of Art Deco is one of Manhattan’s most famous office buildings and was the world’s tallest skyscraper until it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931. Although no organized tours are offered, the building’s lobby is still worth a visit.

Citi Field

Home to baseball’s New York Mets, the open-air Citi Field welcomes sports fans to New York. Opening in 2009 to replace Shea Stadium, this stadium honors Jackie Robinson with the entry rotunda. During baseball season get to the park between the time the gates open up until an hour before game time and head to the field level railings for a chance to get autographs. Times and prices of tickets for home games vary. Click here for a schedule of the Mets' home games.

City Hall

A Lower Manhattan landmark, this Federal-style building serves as the seat of city government and houses New York municipal and historical artifacts. Free one-hour walking tours for individuals W at noon (no reservation required) and Th at 10 am (by reservation).

City Hall Park

Surrounded by 19th-century government buildings, this park provides benches, verdant lawns and a bike path to the Brooklyn Bridge.

City Running Tours

Founded in 2005, City Running Tours offers personalized, group, corporate and brewery running tours tailored to the needs of both tourists and runners. You can customize the experience based on the day, time, distance, pace and desired sights, or join the daily, casually-paced running tours. Try a fun, social experience with the “Taste of the City” Running Shoes & Brews tour. Get a workout while simultaneously experiencing New York City’s history, culture and urban myths. Schedules and prices vary. Check website for information, or call 877.415.0058, ext. 11.

City Treehouse

A two-story fun zone features an indoor treehouse, sprinklers and water hoses, as well as reading, craft and yoga classes.

Classic Harbor Line

The elegant 80-foot Manhattan luxury yacht and Adirondack and America 2.0 schooners offer stunning views of the New York City skyline, as well as notable landmarks such as Ellis Island. Times/prices vary. Private charters available.

Coney Island

Located on the Atlantic Ocean in Brooklyn, this historic and family-friendly area boasts a sand beach, boardwalk, Luna Park (home of The Cyclone, one of the world’s oldest roller coasters) and Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park.

Coney Island Museum

Memorabilia, antique souvenirs and relics from the seaside neighborhood’s heyday are on display.

Hours (Memorial Day–Labor Day): W-Sa noon-7 pm, Su 2-7 pm

Hours (Labor Day–Memorial Day): Sa & Su noon-6 pm

Admission: $5 adults, $3 seniors/ children under 12

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