Top 20 things to do in New York

These are the best sights to see in the city that never sleeps, according to TripAdvisor reviewers

Updated: 
USA, New York City, Empire State Building, top attractions

New York City is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, with more than 54 million visitors each year.

With so much to see and do, it's often difficult to know which are the ones that you definitely shouldn't miss.

With the help of TripAdvisor reviewers, we've put together a list of the top 20 best attractions in the Big Apple.

Whether you fancy indulging in some culture at the Metropolitan Musuem of Art, want to relax in the open space of Central Park or see the sights from the top of the Empire State Building, there's something for everyone in the city that never sleeps.

The slideshow below lists the 20 things that have proved to be the biggest hits with visitors to New York in the past year - so click on it to find out more about what to do, where to visit and when to go to New York.

Do you agree with this list? Are there some glaring omissions, or are some of these things overrated in your opinion ? Don't forget to let us know your own favourite things to do in the comments below.

Top things to do in New York City

Top things to do in New York City


Related articles:

June holidays: Best destinations

Northumberland in pictures: Amazing photography competition entries

Venice - 10 ways to save on a trip to this must-visit city​


The best New York has to offer, from TripAdvisor users



Day-to-Day Life in New York City