New York City

Students in New York City


Empire State Building

Fifth Ave. at 34th Street

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street

Rockefeller Center

Fifth Ave. at 50th Street

Statue of Liberty / Ellis Island

Catch the ferries at the tip of lower Manhattan


Shopping and Movies


There are too many shopping districts to count!
Manhattan Mall, Macy’s, Herald Square
Fifth Avenue
Greenwich Village, East Village, West Village
Columbus Avenue
St. Marks Place


IMAX Theater
Village East Cinema
Try for more listings.

NYC Essentials

Arts and Culture

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Fifth Ave. and E. 89th Street

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Fifth Ave. at 82nd Street.

The Museum of Modern Art

West 53rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Free admission Fridays.


Seasonal Fun




  • Christmas in Rockefeller Center
  • Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center
  • New Year’s Eve in Times Square


Theater and Concerts

Lincoln Center

On Broadway between 62nd and 65th Streets.

Met Opera

Lincoln Center.


In the general area of Times Square and the surrounding blocks.

Carnegie Hall

West 57th Street and 7th Ave.


Eats & Treats

New York City is the restaurant capital of North America, and there are too many to even start listing. Try:

Best Cheap Eats in Manhattan

Or Yelp, or Google Maps!

Sports and Athletics


New York Mets
New York Yankees


New York Giants
New York Jets


New York Rangers


New York Knicks
Brooklyn Nets


New York Red Bulls

See A Parade!

New York City is home to some of the largest and most diverse parades anywhere! Here’s just a sampling of the many parades NYC hosts throughout the year. Check out more on sites like City of New York Events or Must See New York.

Chinese New Year / January or February

Martin Luther King Day Parade / January

Three Kings Day / January

St. Patrick’s Day Parade / March

Greek Independence Day / March

Easter Parade / April

Tartan Day Parade / April

Persian Parade / April

Cinco de Mayo / May

Celebrate Israel Parade / May or June

Philippine Independence Day / June

Puerto Rican Day Parade / June

Dominican Day Parade / August

West Indian Day Parade / September

Labor Day Parade / September


African-American Day Parade / September

German-American Steuben Parade / September

Columbus Day Parade / October

Greenwich Village Halloween Parade / October

Korean Day Parade / October

Veteran’s Day Parade / November

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade / November

Lincoln Center

Student discounts are available.

The Metropolitan Opera

Carnegie Hall

The Metropolitan Museum of Art


The Museum of Modern Art. Free admission on Fridays.

Citi Field

Home of the New York Mets.

Yankee Stadium

Home of the New York Yankees.

Madison Square Garden

One of the most famous venues in the world, home of the hockey Rangers, the basketball Knicks, and countless other sporting events and concerts. It’s also right atop Penn Station — a quick train ride away from South Orange.

National September 11 Memorial & Museum

Met Life Stadium

Home of the New York Giants, and the New York Jets.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

The legendary Frank Lloyd Wright-designed museum.

Statue of Liberty

Theater District

Times Square

Barclay's Center

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Joyce Theater

The Cloisters

Brooklyn Bridge

Financial District


Central Park

South Street Seaport

Rockefeller Center

Manhattan Mall

IMAX Theater

Village East Cinema

New York Public Library/Bryant Park

American Museum of Natural History