New Yorkers like to think their city is the centre of the world. And who can blame them? Home to over 8 million people, the city is brimming with energy, shops, and bright lights. America’s biggest city can be overwhelming to visitors, especially during Christmas time! If you find yourself with 12 hours to spare in NYC, dragging your luggage around the streets of the Big Apple can get in the way of your last few hours in town!.
That’s why Stasher and Klook have teamed up to make seeing the cities top attractions more convenient and affordable. Just store your luggage at one of our secure StashPoints, book your tickets with Klook, and enjoy 12 unforgettable hours in festive NYC. Read on for a guide to the best attractions you can enjoy in New York and book your ticket with Klook!
Get Your Dose of Art at the MET or MoMA
New York’s most prominent art museums are a great way to make the most of your free time in the city. Choose the Metropolitan Museum of Art admission ticket to one of the world’s most impressive collections of history and arts. Please be aware that you’ll likely need more than a few hours to navigate through its 17 departments and 2 million artworks. If you want to see everything, you might as well spend all 12 hours here!
MoMA is another prestigious institution that houses the greatest collection of modern art in the world. Inside it, you can admire the works of Vincent van Gogh, Andy Warhol, and Claude Monet. With Klook’s Skip the Line ticket, you can live the VIP life with instant admission!
Admire the View From the Empire State Building
The Empire State Building is one of the most iconic landmarks of New York and it has often been regarded as the “8th wonder of the world.” Although it is definitely worth a visit for the view, you shouldn’t miss a tour of the magnificent art deco lobby and the historic ‘Dare to Dream’ exhibit. Then, ascend to the observatory deck on the 86th floor to get some of the most iconic views of NYC.
Catch a Broadway Show
No trip to NYC is complete without a visit to the city’s famed Theater District! Each season, approximately 12 million people catch the famous long-running Broadway shows. Whether you like comedies, musicals, or pompous period pieces, you’ll definitely find something to suit your tastes.
Maybe you’ll want to follow the tale of Elphaba in Wicked, or travel back in time with the jazzy Chicago. Or maybe, you want to watch the Phantom of the Opera, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most famous musical. If none of the above fit your tastes, you can choose among more than 40 shows to go to, so book your ticket with Klook today!
Discover Central Park on a Bike
Central Park is 900 acres of incredible beauty, endless trails, and many hidden spots that offer locals and tourists a much-needed breath of fresh air in New York. The area is so vast that many of the park’s attractions remain unknown even to locals! That’s why it’s best to see more of it by going exploring on a bike. Just choose your favourite type of bike and discover Central Park at your own pace with Klook’s Bike Rental Day Pass.
See the Statue of Liberty
A symbol of freedom and one of the most recognised features in the whole of the United States. Located at the New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty is a depiction of the Roman goddess of freedom. Complete your visit to New York with an exclusive Klook cruise to Ellis Island for a breathtaking close-up with Lady Liberty. Depending on your itinerary, there are a whole host of other alternative and add-on tours that you can book with Klook here.
Visit the 9/11 Memorial
A symbol of hope and regeneration for the city of New York,the 9/11 Memorial Museum is located at the site where the World Trade Center used to stand. In it, you will find information about the fateful moments before and after the attack and hear stories about the people who experienced the whole event firsthand.
Do Everything With an Explorer Pass
If you can’t decide which attractions you want to visit, the Explorer Pass is a perfect way to spend 12 hours in New York. The pass is valid for 90 attractions in New York City and you can get access to 3, 4, 5, or 7 of them without having to pay for tickets at the gate. Some of the attractions you can visit with the pass are:
- The Empire State Building
- the Museum of Modern Art
- Yankee Stadium: Classic Tour,
- Statue of Liberty,
- Rockefeller Center Tour and many more!
Hi! I am George and I am the Content Lead for Stasher.com. I love travel, writing, making music and meeting new and interesting people.