This exhilarating activity is not for the faint of heart but I’d be doing you a disservice if I didn’t mention it on this list.Some places even offer doors-off service so you can dangle your feet!
This is arguably the most iconic building in New York and the sweeping views from the two observation decks live up to the hype.
Visitors can access three separate indoor/outdoor observation decks on the 67th, 69th, and 70th floors. The panoramic NYC views from this iconic building are hard to beat.
Edge’s claim to fame is that it’s the highest outdoor sky-deck in the Western Hemisphere.The observation deck is jaw-dropping, it suspends in mid-air.
The Observatory sits high atop the 102nd floor of the One World Trade Center, making it the highest observation deck in New York City (1,268 feet above street level).
The Brooklyn Bridge takes center stage as the epic NYC skyline looms in the background with the East River dividing New York’s two most famous boroughs.
You get two very interesting viewpoints — the first being an aerial view over Chinatown & the second of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Before the High Line was even conceived, this area was used as an elevated rail-line for freight trains delivering cargo.
There’s a well-known annual phenomenon in NYC known as Manhattanhenge, which is when the sun aligns perfectly with east-to-west running streets as it sets.
A great way to see the Statue of Liberty up close for free! The ferry departs from lower Manhattan and offers striking views of New York.
Located in Jersey City, just across from the Financial District and is often overlooked by visitors. Home to one of the most moving memorials in NYC, the Empty Sky Memorial.
The adventure starts with a fun tram ride that departs from the Upper East Side and drops you off on Roosevelt Island.
The 80-acre park hosts outdoor movies during the summer months, which takes date night to a whole new level.
The island is full of public green spaces prefect for picnics and biking.There’s a cool rock outcropping visitors can climb to get views of NYC!
Hard to beat breathtaking views of New York City’s iconic skyline poking through between trees