From iconic attractions, beautiful green space, famed art collections, the second-largest theatre district in the world, incredible shopping, and so much more, New York City has it all. Stroll through innumerable neighborhoods, each with their own unique style and feel, and browse through charming local markets or splurge in the luxury Fifth Avenue shops. Catch a baseball game at Yankee Stadium, feast on every cuisine imaginable and meet some of the friendliest people on the planet. Listed below is just a sampling of some of the myriad of things to see and do close by this midtown New York hotel:
Arts & Cultural
American Museum of Natural History
One of the largest and most celebrated museums in the world, the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, and is comprised of 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, 32 million specimens, and its world-renowned library.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Located on 16.3 acres in the Lincoln Square neighborhood in Manhattan, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is a cultural mecca and home to The Metropolitan Opera, The New York City Ballet, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra and several other resident performing arts companies.
The largest art museum in the United States and one of the three largest in the world, The Metropolitan Museum of Art - located on tony Fifth Avenue with views of Central Park - boasts nearly 2 million works of art encompassing ancient art, paintings and sculptures from nearly all the European masters, American and modern art, legendary collections of musical instruments, costumes, weapons and so much more.
Museum of Modern Art
Also known as MoMA, this art museum in midtown Manhattan has been identified as the most influential museum of modern art in the world, with a collection that offers everything from drawings, paintings, sculpture, photography, electronic media, film and more.
Radio City Music Hall
Once the leading tourist destination in the city, Radio City Music Hall - nicknamed the Showplace of the Nation - is an acclaimed entertainment venue located in Rockefeller Center and renowned for its live entertainment, the Christmas Spectacular, and of course the high-kicking wonders, the Rockettes.
The Guggenheim (The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum)
Located on the Upper East Side and designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, The Guggenheim is home to a world-renowned collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, early Modern and contemporary art, as well as several special exhibitions throughout the year.
Points of Interest
Located just minutes from the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel, Bryant Park is a 9.6 acre park which features a charming carousel, shops, cafés, events and many delightful vantage points from which to relax and people-watch.
Central Park and Central Park Zoo
As the most visited urban park in the United States, the 843-acre Central Park is home to running paths, skating rinks, bicycle rentals, lakes, ponds and more, as well as the charming 6.5 acre Central Park Zoo which features over130 species.
Empire State Building
Another New York City icon, this 102-story building is the second-tallest building in New York City, the third-tallest skyscraper in the U.S. and offers breathtaking views of NYC and beyond from its world-famous observation deck.
National September 11 Memorial & Museum
Pay homage to the over 3,000 men, women and children who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001 and 1993 attacks at the World Trade Center.
Covering over 22 acres between 48th and 51st Streets in midtown Manhattan, the top tourist attraction in New York City - also known as Rockefeller Plaza - is a complex of 19 commercial buildings, and boasts the world-famous ice rink, the Top of the Rock with incomparable views of NYC from the 70th floor, the lighting of the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, and is a must-see for first-time visitors to New York City.
Statue of Liberty
A gift to the United States from the people of France, this colossal neoclassical sculpture of a robed female representing the Roman goddess of freedom is located on Liberty Island in New York Harbor and is another must-see icon.
Affectionately known as "The Crossroads of the World", and one of the world's busiest pedestrian intersections, Times Square is also home to the Broadway Theatre District, and features dozens of restaurants, the Broadway ticket booth, shopping, fabulous people-watching and the most famous New Year's Eve party in the U.S., if not the world!
Macy's Herald Square
The flagship of Macy's department stores, this 2.2 million-square-foot, seven-story department store in midtown Manhattan's Herald Square was the world's largest until 2009 and has been added to the National Register of Historic Places for having stood on the site for over 113 years. More importantly, though, shopping enthusiasts will want to engage in a round of retail therapy at this incredible store!
Sports & Entertainment
Located in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in New York City's borough of Queens, New York Mets' fans can cheer on this world-class team at the 45,000-seat Citi Field stadium, easily accessible via subway and train at Penn Station - walking distance from the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel.
Madison Square Garden
Located within walking distance of the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel, the iconic "Garden" is home to the New York Rangers hockey team, the New York Knicks basketball team and host to events, concerts and more on a nightly basis.
Sports fans can catch a concert, special event or cheer on both the New York Giants and New York Jets football teams at this stadium, located in East Rutherford, NJ and accessible via train at Penn Station.
Built in 2009, Yankee Stadium is the brand new home of the world-famous New York Yankees, located in the Bronx, and the place to watch this much-beloved team hit them out of the park, along with 50,291 other die-hard fans.
What's Nearby - Airports
- John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) - 15 miles
- LaGuardia Airport (LGA) - 8.5 miles
- Morristown Municipal Airport (MMU) - 30 miles
- Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) - 15 miles
- Westchester County Airport (HPN) - 32 miles
What's Nearby - Cities and Neighborhoods
- Astoria, NY
- Bronx, NY
- Brooklyn, NY
- Greenwich Village
- Little Italy
- Queens, NY
- Long Island, NY
- Long Island City, NY
- SoHo District
- TriBeCa District
What's Nearby - Corporate Locations
- Bank of America Tower
- Columbia University
- Fashion Institute of Technology
- Grand Central Station
- Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
- Morgan Stanley Building
- New York Film Academy
- New York University (NYU)
- Pennsylvania Station (New York Penn Station, or simply Penn Station)
- Port Authority Bus Terminal
- Rockefeller University
- United Nations
- Wall Street