InterContinental New York Times Square
There are always entertaining things to do in New York City. Perk up your morning with fresh coffee from a myriad of local favorites, and enjoy a scenic stroll through Bryant Park. Admire the surrounding iconic skyscrapers before lacing up ice skates and taking to the ice. Before the rush of the afternoon hits, take a few moments to visit Grand Central Station, where you can steal a glimpse of the strikingly classic architecture. Morning is also a great time to visit the Chelsea Market and The High Line. Once an industrial infrastructure, now a beautiful park, The High Line is filled with local art displays and unique gardens; features performances; and offers inspiring vistas of the Hudson.
There's no shortage of sites to see and exciting things to do when the sun is shining in New York City. Explore Times Square, the most visited site in the world. Stop by the M&M’s World and Hershey’s Chocolate World flagship stores, and don’t miss the Tonight’s Show exhibition at the Madame Tussaud museum. Then head into Central Park to take a relaxing stroll before going sledding or taking a carriage ride. Also, some of the most luxury shopping experiences in the whole of New York can be found along 5th Avenue, Hudson Yards, or the designer boutiques of SoHo During your stay, be sure to visit Radio City Music Hall. This historic entertainment venue, also known as the Showplace of the Nation, is located within Rockefeller Center and home to the world-renowned Rockettes. Wrap up your afternoon by sharing a kiss on top of the Empire State Building with its 102-story view, or take your family to the Chelsea Piers Sports and Entertainment Complex to skate, bowl, and play your favorite sports with friends and family all year round.
The creative buzz of New York City offers endless excitement, leisure activities, and opportunities for reflection. Start your evening off with a specially handcrafted cocktail and delicious hors d'oeuvres at The Stinger. An evening along Broadway promises exclusive theater shows and musicals. Be sure to venture to Restaurant Row to uncover diverse and delicious offerings after seeing a show at the Minskoff Theatre. Sports enthusiasts can make their way to Madison Square Garden and cheer on the New York Knicks. Taste culinary excitement with diverse eateries ranging from oriental-inspired local favorites to Little Italy delights you'll find only near Times Square.
Living American History
The Statue of Liberty is an American icon first gifted to the U.S.A. in 1886 by France for the country's centennial celebration. Currently, the only way to visit the monument is by ferry to historical Ellis Island.
Surround Yourself in Local Culture
Our unrivaled knowledge of the city is at your disposal via our Concierge team so you never run out of exciting things to do in New York City. From visiting The Intrepid to marveling at works of art at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), you can spend every moment experiencing all the culture and entertainment you imagined with guidance from our local experts.
Diversity in Language, Art, Music and More
New York City is among the most linguistically rich locations in the world with more than 800 different languages spoken within its boundaries. Place yourself in the epicenter of culture at landmarks like the Rockefeller Center to get a 360-degree view of the city's skyline and tour art deco masterpieces.
The Beginnings of Broadway
In 1750, the first large capacity theater in Nassau Street opened, presenting a variety of Shakespeare's plays and ballad operas. After the civil war, theater performances moved to Midtown Manhattan and the first Broadway Musical was born, called “The Elves”. Since then, Broadway has been a global hub of theater and musicals.