New York City Things to do

New York City Things to do

There are thousands of things to do and sights to see in New York. See the amazing NYC skyline from the Empire State Building or Top of the Rock Observation Deck, then check out the iconic Statue of Liberty and historic Ellis Island. In addition, you can take a cruise around the New York Harbor or a guided walking tour to explore all of NYC’s famous landmarks. Of course, you won’t want to pass up seeing a hit Broadway musical while in the Big Apple. Tripster offers Broadway show tickets to the hottest productions like The Lion King and Wicked. Book your show tickets in advance to get the best seats available.

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Presented at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre, The Book of Mormon offers an old-style musical with modern humor, complete with big song and dance numbers, impressive Broadway-style belting, and a hilariously sarcastic storyline. The show playfully pokes fun at religion, race, poverty and sexuality, and is recommended for guests over the age of 16, as explicit language and topics are used. Details
1 Reviews
$83.00

The Lion King

Minskoff Theatre • New York City
Based on the 1994 Disney-animated movie, “The Lion King” is a visually exhilarating musical-theater phenomenon that tells a story of love and redemption as told through the eyes of a young lion prince living in the African Pride Lands. Held at Minskoff Theatre eight times weekly, the captures audiences of all ages with unforgettable songs, eye-popping costuming and stunning choreography. Details
6 Reviews
$115.00
Bike almost 7 miles while exploring all that Central Park has to offer during this 2-hour guide-led tour. You, your friends, and your family will have a great time seeing all of the famous Central Park landmarks including the tribute to John Lennon’s memorial, Cherry Hill Fountain, the Alice in Wonderland statue, and so much more. Don’t forget to bring your camera on this NYC adventure! Details
$48.99 $42.86
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The largest natural history museum in the world and spanning four city blocks, the American Museum of Natural History offers more than 40 exhibition halls with 32 million specimens and artifacts for guests of all ages to enjoy. The museum also features children’s workshops, multicultural programs, a discovery room, hands-on activities, on-going and seasonal events, and more. Details
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$23.00 $18.00
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One World Observatory

New York City
One World Observatory offers unparalleled views of New York City, along with interactive exhibits and experiences including the Global Welcome Center, Sky Pod Elevator, and See Forever Theater TM. Located at the top of One World Trade Center, this revolutionary attraction is bound to be the highlight of your New York City adventure. You don’t want to miss the opportunity to “See Forever!” Details
$43.00

Chicago

Ambassador Theatre • New York City
The longest-running American musical on Broadway, and winner of multiple prestigious awards, “Chicago” is a 1920s-inspired show that features themes of greed, murder, manipulation, and fame. The legendary musical showcases two rival prison inmates whose money-hungry lawyer turns their incarcerations into a circus of sorts, complete with big jazz numbers, catchy songs, and a scandalously fun plot. Details
$139.00 $125.00
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The longest-running musical in Broadway history, “The Phantom of the Opera” is a romantic, yet haunting show that thrills, enchants and excites. Featured at Majestic Theatre, the timeless musical tells a tale of a deformed composer who haunts the Paris Opera House and obsesses over a young chorus girl. With extravagant scenery, costumes and special effects, the show is truly a magical experience. Details
5 Reviews
$91.00
A Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson-written musical created around the 2007 motion picture of the same name, Waitress offers a fascinating story that follows a pregnant waitress named Jenna who is trapped in an abusive marriage and trying to find happiness. Playing at Brooks Atkinson Theatre, the show offers themes of romance, despair, humor and faith, and has had nominations for every “Best Musical of the Season." Details
$169.00 $145.00
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Wicked

Gershwin Theatre • New York City
Winner of more than 100 international awards, “WICKED” is a world-renowned musical that tells the untold story of the witches of Oz. The show is a spectacle best seen in person, complete with elaborate costumes, an extravagant set, captivating musical numbers and a completely spellbinding cast. “WICKED” is a timeless Broadway classic showing at the Gershwin Theatre. Details
2 Reviews
$101.00
Offered by Central Park Sightseeing, Central Park Bike Rentals lets guests enjoy stunning views of New York City’s most famous park. Guests can enjoy 47 miles of paths that span over 843 acres, showcasing a variety of historic, artistic and architectural masterpieces that make Central Park so unique. Rentals include a helmet, a basket, a color-coded map and a chain lock. Details
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$40.00 $21.79
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Madame Tussauds New York

New York City
Located just a few blocks from Grand Central Terminal and Rockefeller Center in the heart of New York City, the popular Madame Tussauds New York offers exciting entertainment in an ideal location. Guests of all ages can enjoy seeing realistic wax figures of celebrities like Anne Hathaway, Pink, Jennifer Lopez and more. Details
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$37.00
Ideal for visitors to the New York City area, the New York City Explorer Pass offers a convenient way to see multiple New York attractions for one discounted price. Guests can choose to visit three, five, seven or 10 attractions from a list of 50+ attractions, including Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, the 9/11 Tribute Center, and more, saving up to 55% by not paying at the gate. Details
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$94.00
Climb aboard the iconic Intrepid aircraft carrier and learn all about the history of sea, air, and space ventures. View historic artifacts, interact with engaging exhibits, watch intriguing videos, and marvel at the numerous exhibits. While at the museum, guests can explore Aircraft Carrier Intrepid, the Space Shuttle Pavilion, Submarine Growler, and British Airways Concorde. Details
1 Reviews
$33.00

Aladdin

New Amsterdam Theatre • New York City
A new musical comedy presented at the New Amsterdam Theatre on Broadway that tells the beloved story of the 1992 animated Disney classic, Aladdin. Audience members of all ages can this two-and-half-hour show while marveling over elaborate costumes, an Academy Award-winning score featuring classic and brand-new songs, extravagant special effects, and more. Details
2 Reviews
$77.00
The world stopped on September 11, 2001. On September 12th, the world heard their stories. New to the Broadway scene, Come From Away is a heartwarming and moving musical about 7,000 passengers stranded in Newfoundland as a result of the attacks in NYC. Watch as locals welcome the stranded strangers with open arms, hear their stories, and have your faith in humanity restored. Details
$70.00
This award-winning new musical follows the story of Evan Hansen as he’s forced to follow a lie after the death of a classmate. The letter that was never supposed to be read drastically alters Evan’s life and gives him the opportunity he’s always dreamed of: the chance to fit in. Audiences watch as Evan struggles with finding himself and wrangling this lie and the life he’s created as a result. Details
$101.00

Stomp

Orpheum Theatre • New York City
Presented at the Orpheum Theater, STOMP offers an exciting theatrical experience that’s great for the whole family to enjoy together. Guests can enjoy an inventive hour-and-forty-five-minute performance filled with dance, music and energizing beats made from performers using unconventional instruments, like matchboxes, Zippo lighters, brooms, garbage cans and more. Details
2 Reviews
$104.00
LEGOLAND® New York Resort is the ultimate LEGO® theme park experience for kids ages 2-12 and their families. There will be many rides, shows and attractions, 15,000 LEGO® models, 30 million LEGO® bricks and 7 themed lands to ride, climb, splash, and build your way through. Fun and excitement await at LEGOLAND® New York Resort! Details
$67.99

Brooklyn Giro Bike Tours

New York City
Explore NYC’s neighborhoods, sites, landmarks, parks, and more on an immersive biking tour. Your knowledgeable local tour guide will point out notable spots along the way and tell you more about the borough’s rich history and people. Choose from tours in Manhattan, Brooklyn, around Coney Island, and more. You’ll see New York City from the perspective of a local! Details
$78.00
Experience New York City like never before by booking your seat on a Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise. As the oldest provider of sightseeing cruises in NYC, Circle Line’s tour guides know a thing or two about the city’s history, landmarks, notable residents, and attractions. Get ready for the sightseeing cruise of a lifetime as you see the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, and more! Details
$44.00 $41.00
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Featured in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour offers a scenic two-hour experience exploring one’s of Brooklyn’s most popular neighborhoods. Guests can enjoy shopping at the many boutiques; dining at a local restaurant; and seeing the area’s creative street art. Guests can also learn about Brooklyn’s heritage, see the city skyline, hear long-forgotten tales and more. Details
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$32.00
Experience some of the best views of Manhattan and NYC by walking across the Brooklyn Bridge. Tour guests will learn all about this infamous structure and how it contributed to the history of NYC. Walk across the bridge to the up-and-coming Dumbo neighborhood. Known for its delectable desserts, gourmet pizza, high-end boutique stores, and unparalleled views, guests love this neighborhood. Details
$35.00
Offered by Central Park Sightseeing, Brooklyn Bridge Bike Rentals lets guests get a scenic view of lower Manhattan and its beautiful architecture, history and culture. Guests can enjoy riding through the Lower East Side to Little Italy, Chinatown, the City Hall area and more. A helmet, basket, chain lock and illustrated map are also included with these rentals. Details
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$40.00 $21.79
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Pedal through lower Manhattan and up the Brooklyn Bridge for unparalleled views of New York City. Your city-licensed guide will show you all of the greatest spots for photo opportunities and teach you all about the history of Manhattan and Brooklyn. This 2-hour tour happens twice daily. Making a reservation is highly recommended. Details
$48.99 $42.86
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Offered by Central Park Sightseeing, Brooklyn Bridge Tours lets guests see some of best sights in lower Manhattan from the Brooklyn Bridge. Guests can enjoy a guided two-hour tour by foot, featuring views of the Statue of Liberty, the New York City skyline and other top landmarks—ideal for taking photos with loved ones. Details
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$26.13
Central Park is over a mile wide and six miles long — don’t try to walk it! Instead, kick back and relax in a pedicab while taking in all of the sights, sounds, and experiences Central Park has to offer. Tickets include 2 adults and one child for a one or two-hour pedicab ride around NYC’s greatest treasure. Tours can extend into any Manhattan neighborhood if desired. Details
$139.09 $127.59
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Offered by Central Park Sightseeing, Central Park Walking Tours lets guests enjoy a guided walking tour exploring New York City’s most iconic public park. Walking tours include a two-hour stroll with a knowledgeable tour guide, stopping at famous movie locations, fountains, and more. Details
$26.13 $22.86
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Offered by Brooklyn Unplugged Tours, the Graffiti & Street Art Walking Tour in Brooklyn lets guests learn about the exploding phenomenon of creating graffiti and its many techniques, and see the best murals created by these artists in New York City. This walking tour in Bushwick also discusses the history of graffiti over the years, some of the top contemporary artists, and more. Details
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$32.00
On this journey, an expert guide will accompany you to Liberty Island so you can view Lady Liberty and go inside the pedestal! The fortress of liberty holds a museum that explains the history of the statue and has a marvelous view from the top! Afterward, voyage to Ellis Island to explore the immigration Museum. This is a great way to spend the day with friends and family! Details
$84.00 $81.00
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Offered by Central Park Sightseeing, the Hudson River Bike Rentals offers a unique way to see lower Manhattan while enjoying a scenic bike ride with friends or family. Guests can see the Lower East Side, Chinatown, Little Italy and many other top area attractions. Rentals include a high-quality bicycle (comfort, hybrid, tandem, children’s size, etc.), a helmet, a chain lock, a basket and a map. Details
$40.00 $21.79
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On this tour, you will go to Time Square, Grand Central, and other well-known sites of Midtown Manhattan. Enjoy an interior tour of Madison Square Garden and dive into the culture of New York City private clubs. A passionate tour guide will keep you on track so you won’t get lost in the rapid pace of city life. This tour is perfect for anyone who wants to learn about New York! Details
$127.00 $122.00
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The winter holidays in NYC are spectacular! See the twinkling Christmas lights, browse through local art vendors, visit sites where popular holiday movies were filmed, and enjoy the beauty of the department store window decorations. NYC is the place to be during the holidays and this tour will show you all of the notable holiday hot spots around the city. Available December 1 through December 23. Details
$45.00
The NYC Revolutionary Pub Crawl merges hidden history with local craft beer from four famed taverns in the Stone Street area. This unique NYC experience enables visitors to walk in the steps of the Founding Fathers along charming cobblestone streets and within historic taverns. During the pub crawl, an expert guide will share tales of the city’s role in colonial and revolutionary America. Details
$79.99 $74.99
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Learn all about the Freedom Trail, its history, and how New York played a significant role in this part of history. Guests will visit an archaeological site and memorial, experience a former site for the Underground Railroad, and listen to the stories of New Yorkers who risked their lives to help people escape slavery in America. Details
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$35.00
Informative, engaging, and inspirational, this Pride Tour of NYC gives guests an inside look at the LGBTQ movement in New York City. Let your professional tour guide tell you behind-the-scenes stories of famous historical sites, riots and demonstrations that have played a pivotal role in this human rights movement. Honor the people and places that have paved the way to make the LGBTQ community what it is today. Details
$30.00 $25.00
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Experience unbelievable views of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on this one-of-a-kind NYC tour. Dive into the history and secrets of these renowned landmarks with captivating stories told by your knowledgeable tour guide. Don’t forget to bring your camera! With an all-inclusive tour, once you arrive at Liberty Island, you’ll gain access to the pedestal and enjoy exceptional views of NYC. Details
$67.00
Follow the story of The Temptations as they rise from the streets of Detroit to stardom. See how the friends met, rose to fame, created chart-topping hits, and dealt with personal and political conflicts along the way. This is a story of family, trust, loyalty, and ultimately, betrayal. Hear the group’s top hits, “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,” and so many more. Details
$59.00 $53.00
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Company

Jacobs Theatre • New York City
Company, Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s groundbreaking musical comedy, starring Tony and Grammy Award® winner Katrina Lenk and Two-time Tony Award and two-time Grammy Award winner Patti LuPone (in the role that won her the Olivier) returns to Broadway.

It’s Bobbie’s 35th birthday party, and all her friends keep asking why isn’t she married? Why can’t she find the right man? Isn’t it time she settle down and start a family? But Bobbie isn’t ready to commit. All her friends’ poking and prodding really could drive a person crazy!

The vision of two-time Tony Award-winning director Marianne Elliott (War Horse, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, Angels in America), this production of Company sheds revelatory light onto classic songs such as the acerbic “The Ladies Who Lunch” and the iconic “Being Alive.” Being married in 21st-Century New York has never been this fun. Let’s all drink to that! Details
$112.00
Diana is the electrifying new musical about a woman who chose to be fearless, and as a result became timeless.

She rocked the monarchy and changed the world.

When Lady Diana Spencer married Prince Charles, she instantly became a cultural phenomenon. Leading fiercely with her heart, Princess Diana stood up for her family, her country and herself. She defied expectations, she rocked the royals and she created a legacy that will endure forever.

Written by Joe DiPietro and David Bryan (Tony Award®-winning Best Musical Memphis), directed by Tony winner Christopher Ashley (Come From Away) with choreography by Tony nominee Kelly Devine (Rock of Ages) and music supervision and arrangements by Ian Eisendrath (Come From Away), this sensational production brings the legend of Princess Di to thrilling new life onstage. Details
$79.00 $65.00
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After critically-acclaimed, smash-hit runs at the Public Theater and the West End, GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTY brings its rousing spirit to Broadway. 1934. A time-weathered guesthouse in the heartland of America. Only a song can shake off the dust for one group of wayward souls—and old dreams may hold the promise of new beginnings. As they pass in and out of each other’s lives, their stories awaken with passion, fury and extraordinary beauty. Reimagining the music of Bob Dylan as roof-raising ensemble pieces and soul-stirring solos, celebrated playwright Conor McPherson (The Weir, The Seafarer) writes and directs this heartbreaking and universal story about family and love. GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY is a breathtaking new show that Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls “a ravishing production. You may find yourself thinking that this is as close as mortals come to heaven on Earth.” Details
$101.00

Hadestown

Walter Kerr Theatre • New York City
Hadestown, the acclaimed new musical by celebrated singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell, developed with and directed by Tony Award® nominee Rachel Chavkin, arrives on Broadway this Spring.

Ms. Mitchell and director Ms. Chavkin have transformed Mitchell’s acclaimed concept album into a genre-defying new musical that mixes modern American folk music with vintage New Orleans jazz to reimagine a sweeping ancient tale. In the warmth of summertime, songwriter Orpheus and his muse Eurydice are living it up and falling in love. But as winter approaches, reality sets in: these young dreamers cannot survive on songs alone. Tempted by the promise of plenty, Eurydice is lured to the depths of industrial Hadestown. On a quest to save her, Orpheus journeys to the underworld where their trust in each other is put to a final test. Details
$119.00 $110.00
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From the creative team behind the Tony Award-winning In The Heights comes a wildly inventive new musical about the scrappy young immigrant who forever changed America: Alexander Hamilton.

Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda wields his pen and takes the stage as the unlikely founding father determined to make his mark on a new nation as hungry and ambitious as he is. From bastard orphan to Washington's right hand man, rebel to war hero, loving husband caught in the country's first sex scandal to Treasury head who made an untrusting world believe in the American economy, HAMILTON is an exploration of a political mastermind.

George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Eliza Hamilton, and lifelong Hamilton friend and foe, Aaron Burr, all attend this revolutionary tale of America’s fiery past told through the sounds of the ever-changing nation we’ve become.
Tony Award nominee Thomas Kail directs this new musical about taking your shot, speaking your mind, and turning the world upside down.

This show is approximately 2 hours and 55minutes (1 intermission). Details
$180.00
Inspired by the themes and emotions of Alanis Morissette’s Grammy Award®-winning album, JAGGED LITTLE PILL is “a big-hearted musical that breaks the mold” (The New York Times), directed by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus ( Waitress, Pippin ), with an “urgent and wickedly funny” (The Boston Globe) original story by Academy Award® winner Diablo Cody (Juno, Tully).
The Healys are a picture-perfect family — but looks can be deceiving. When the cracks beneath the surface begin to show, they must choose
between maintaining the status quo or facing harsh truths about themselves, their community, and the world around them. Featuring Morissette’s iconic songs including “Ironic,” “You Oughta Know,” and “Hand In My Pocket,” as well as newly written material, JAGGED LITTLE PILL comes to the stage with music supervision, orchestrations, and arrangements by Tom Kitt ( Next to Normal ), and movement direction and choreography by Olivier Award winner and frequent Beyoncé collaborator Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Details
$119.00 $99.00
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A Tony Award-winning, fast-paced Broadway show, “Jersey Boys” is a musical biography centered around the popular American rock and pop band, the Four Seasons. This classic show features all four of the quartet’s members, but highlights much more of Frankie Valli’s story. Guests can feel nostalgic with familiar jukebox favorites, iconic dance movements and timeless costumes of the 1960s. Details
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$59.00
Watch as glory, knighthood, royalty, valor, and chivalry come to life at Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament. You’ll cheer for your knight while feasting like a king at the nation’s top and longest running dinner attraction. From jousting to feats of strength, will your knight come out victorious? Watch as falcons soar and Andalusian stallions perform at this epic dinner show. Details
$64.95 $48.69
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Experience one of New York City’s longest running holiday traditions - the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Starring the renowned Rockettes, this holiday season show features high-kicking dance routines, a visit from Santa and his reindeer, the famous Rag Dolls and Wooden Soldiers, mesmerizing music, and state-of-the-art production technology. Get in the Christmas spirit with the Rockettes. Details
$86.00
Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-Winning American classic To Kill a Mockingbird comes to Broadway in a new adaptation by Aaron Sorkin, Directed by Bartlett Sher.

Inspired by Lee’s own childhood in Alabama, To Kill a Mockingbird features one of literature’s towering symbols of integrity and righteousness in the character of Atticus Finch, based on Lee’s own father. The character of Scout, based on herself, has come to define youthful innocence – and its inevitable loss – for generation after generation of readers around the world.

Published in 1960, Harper Lee’s debut novel To Kill a Mockingbird was an immediate and astonishing success. It won the Pulitzer Prize and quickly became a global phenomenon, with more than 50 million copies in print to date. Considered one of the great classics of modern American literature, the novel has never been out of print since its original publication. Details
$139.00 $135.00
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