When you’re planning a trip to NYC, you might want to know what to expect.
The city is filled with interesting, and sometimes weird, places to visit.
We’ve put together a list of our favorite places to explore, and if you want to find something new to do or see, you can find the information in this guide.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Photo: Michael Buckner) 2.
The Met and New York Public Library (Photo by Chris Hogg) 3.
The Brooklyn Museum of Design (Photo via Getty Images) 4.
The Museum of Contemporary Art (photo by Michael Buck) 5.
The Whitney Museum of American Art (photos by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) 6.
New York Botanical Gardens (photo: Getty Images and James Dean) 7.
The Rockefeller Center (photo via Getty) 8.
The World Trade Center (Photo courtesy of the City of New York) 9.
The Hudson River at Rockefeller Center.
(Photo taken by Michael Dolan/NYPL via Getty images) 10.
The Grand Hyatt Hotel (Photo By Nick Ut/AP Images) 11.
The Empire State Building (Photo © Getty Images/MTV) 12.
The White House (Photo David M. Levene/Getty) 13.
The National Gallery of Art at the U.S. Capitol (Photo John Moore/Getty Image) 14.
The New York Stock Exchange (Photo J. Scott Applewhite/Getty images) 15.
The Lincoln Memorial (Photo/Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery) 16.
The Statue of Liberty (Photo from Getty Images.)
The Bronx Zoo (Photo Michael Buck/Getty image) 18.
The Rockaways (Photo Peter Kramer/GettyImages) 19.
New Yorkers and the Hudson River (Photo Mike Blake/Getty News) 20.
The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (Photo Robert Galbraith/Getty media) 21.
The Central Park Zoo (Photos by Mark Wilson/Getty/Getty Photos) 22.
The Staten Island Ferry Building (Photos courtesy of Brooklyn Bridge Museum via Getty/Getty, and New Jersey Department of Transportation via Getty).
The Chrysler Building (photos courtesy of Frank R. Stasio) 24.
The Washington Monument (Photo / Courtesy of the Smithsonian) 25.
The State Capitol (photo courtesy of Flickr user nathaniel ruebner/Flickr) 26.
The Mall of America (Photo Joe Raedle/Getty+) 27.
The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (Photo Brian Stauffer/Getty-) 28.
The Pentagon (Photo and courtesy of Getty Images).
The Capitol Building (photo and courtesy the Smithsonian).
The Jefferson Memorial (photo Courtesy of NYPL).
The Union Station (Photo Kevin Dietsch/Getty photo) 32.
The U.K. Parliament (Photo Anthony Devlin/Getty+) 33.
The George Washington Bridge (Photo Andrew Burton/Getty IMAGES) 34.
The Federal Reserve Building (Courtesy of NYC Parks Department via Getty, and via Wikimedia Commons).
The American Red Cross (Photo Courtesy of New Jersey Dept. of Transportation and via Getty Commons).
The Brandenburg Gate (Photo Via Flickr/Chris Pizzello).
The Manhattan Bridge (photo/Getty).
The Eiffel Tower (Photo Andy Wong/Getty and Getty Images via Getty.)
The City of Angels (Photo Stephen Dunn/Getty Photo) 40.
The Coney Island Bridge (via Wikimedia Commons) 41.
The West Side Highway (Photo Jason Merrier/Getty via Getty.
and via Flickr.
and Wikimedia Commons.
The Queensboro Bridge (Photograph via Wikimedia Images) 43.
The Wall Street Tower (Photos via Flickr/Mark Wall and Getty) 44.
The Golden Gate Bridge (Photos Courtesy of NYC DOT via Getty and Wikimedia Images).
The USS Midway (Photo Richard W. Deutsch/Getty ) 46.
The Hoover Dam (Photo The Brooklyn Navy Yard via Getty ) 47.
The Great Wall of China (Photo Chris Hondros/Getty.)
The Taj Mahal (Photo Jim Cooke/Getty.
and Flickr) 49.
The Pyramids of Giza (Photo Wikimedia Commons/Flickr via Getty), The Taj Majestic (Photo Andrés Solís) 50.
The Imperial Palace (Photo Christopher Polk/Getty), The Palace of Versailles (Photo Charles Krupa/Getty Press via Getty,) and The Grand Theatre (Photo Mark Wilson)