10. Grand Central Terminal
The beauty of this famous Beaux Arts building is not to be missed, whether you arrive by rail or not. Built between 1903 and 1931, Grand Central Terminal is stunning. Take a tour to learn of its history, including its near destruction and restoration.
9. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Lincoln Center is the world’s largest performing arts center (16.3 acres / 66,000 m²) and home to 12 resident arts organizations, including the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, The New York City Opera and New York City Ballet. Go watch a performance and also make time for a tour of the center itself.
8. Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center
A unique and fun winter tradition is to take a whirl on the rink at Rockefeller Center, or just watch the skaters glide by while you sip on hot chocolate.