35 Famous Landmarks in New York State to Visit Story

By Sarah Hartness


35 Famous Landmarks in New York State to Visit Story

Some famous landmarks in New York state include Times Square, Central Park, the Catskills, the...

Landmark 1

American Museum of Natural History

The first of many NY historical sites is the American Museum of Natural History in...

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Seeing a Broadway show is a must on any NYC itinerary! It is home to...

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Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the famous places in New York to visit. It...

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Brooklyn Heights Historic District

Brooklyn Heights Historic District is a residential neighborhood in Brooklyn. It has been designated a...

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The Catskills are a mountain range in southeastern New York. They span nearly 6,000 square...

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Central Park

Central Park is an 843-acre park in the heart of Manhattan. It's the fifth largest...

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Chrysler Building

One of the most recognizable buildings in the NYC skyline is the Chrysler Building. The...

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Church of the Ascension

The Church of the Ascension is an Episcopal church in Greenwich Village. The gothic church...

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Coney Island

Another one of the most famous places to visit in New York is Coney Island...

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Cooperstown is home to the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum. You can explore...

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East River

The East River borders Manhattan and the Bronx on the east and Queens and Brooklyn...

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Empire State Building

The Empire State Building in New York City is a 102-story building in Midtown Manhattan...

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Fifth Avenue

Fifth Avenue is one of the long streets in Manhattan that runs north to south...

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Finger Lakes

The Finger Lakes is an area of New York state north of Ithaca, roughly in...

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Grace Church

Grace Church is a historic church in Manhattan dating back to 1846. Its architectural style...

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Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal is one of the most recognizable landmarks in NY as it has...

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Hudson River

The Hudson River runs opposite the East River on the west side of Manhattan, bordering...

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Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden, also called MSG, is an event venue and arena in Midtown Manhattan...

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New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden is a 250-acre garden and park in the Bronx that...

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New York Harbor

The New York Harbor is where the Hudson River and the East River drain south...

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New York Life Building

Another popular building in New York City is the New York Life Building. The building...

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New York Public Library

One of the iconic buildings in New York City is the New York Public Library...

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New York State Capitol

The New York State Capitol is in downtown Albany, a town on the eastern border...

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New York Stock Exchange

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Wall Street is one of the American stock...

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Niagara Falls State Park

Niagara Falls State Park is home to the famous Niagara Falls. Two of the three...

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One World Trade Center

Another famous landmark in New York is the One World Trade Center. The building was...

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Landmark 27

Radio City Music Hall

Radio City Music Hall is a theater at Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan. The venue...

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Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center, where Radio City Music Hall is located, is a group of 19 buildings...

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SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District

The Cast Iron Historic District is part of SoHo's trendy neighborhood in Lower Manhattan. The...

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Statue of Liberty National Monument

One of the most famous landmarks of New York, if not the most famous one...

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art also called the MET, is the largest art museum in...

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Times Square

Times Square is one of the most touristy places in NYC, with hundreds of thousands...

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Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge

The Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge connects Staten Island to Brooklyn. The bridge is the longest suspension bridge...

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Wall Street

Wall Street is part of NYC's Financial District in Lower Manhattan. It covers eight blocks...

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Landmark 35

Washington Square Park

The final one of our historic places in New York is Washington Square Park. The...



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