THINGS TO DO IN NYC
In the Heart of the Lower East Side
From the trendiest culinary hotspots to a hip nightlife to the area’s best shopping, Manhattan’s famed lower east side has it all. The area refers to the southeastern part of Manhattan, roughly between the Bowery and the East River, and Canal Street and Houston Street. This unbeatable location is near SoHo, Little Italy, Chinatown, East Village and Brooklyn.
SoHo is one of New York City’s most interesting and unique neighborhoods. Located in lower Manhattan, it is a sought-after shopping district with an eclectic mix of boutiques, high-end retail stores and national chain brands. SoHo also is home to some of New York City’s best restaurants and art galleries.
The Williamsburg Bridge opened in 1903 and connects lower Manhattan to Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Today, the bridge serves more than 100,000 motorists and train commutes and attracts locals and tourist to its pedestrian and bicycling promenade and East River Park.
THE STATUE OF LIBERTY
Since 1886, Lady Liberty has welcomed visitors and immigrants to America from her perch on Liberty Island. More than 4 million people visit her every year.
TIMES SQUARE AND THE BROADWAY THEATER DISTRICT
Times Square is one of the most famous locations in New York City, drawing more than 39 million people every year. One of its main attractions is Broadway, a name that has long been synonymous with live theater. It is home to 40 major theaters, each featuring live productions of the world’s top musicals and plays.
One of the world's most recognized epicenters for banking and commerce, NYC's Financial District is home to numerous financial institutions as well as the New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street and the Freedom Tower.
NATIONAL SEPTEMBER 11 MEMORIAL & MUSEUM
The National September 11 Memorial Museum at the World Trade Center bears solemn witness to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993. The Museum honors the nearly 3,000 victims of these attacks and all those who risked their lives to save others.