Manhattan, NY, borough guide

Manhattan, NY, has the best restaurants, bars, museums, theater and events in the world—here’s a complete guide

Manhattan Skyline
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Maybe you’ve heard of a little town called Manhattan, NY. It's only the greatest city in the world, and we’re not just saying that. For proof, check out the 100 best restaurants serving the trendiest delicacies and comforting classics (like cacio e pepe, which deliciously combines both into one) or the latest best Broadway shows (Hamilton really is that good). There are so many New York attractions in Manhattan that even if you live here, you’ve definitely skipped some of them (sometimes on a daily basis, like walking by the top art museums every day without ever peeking at the paintings). We love this city, and we want you to feel the same way—so here's our comprehensive guide to Manhattan.

Best things to do in Manhattan, NY

The best Manhattan restaurants in NYC
Restaurants

The best Manhattan restaurants in NYC

The best Manhattan restaurants are not only top NYC restaurants, they’re also some of the best restaurants in the world

15 reasons why Manhattan is still the best borough
Things to do

15 reasons why Manhattan is still the best borough

We’re not hating on the other five boroughs, but these parks, museums, and perks make Manhattan NYC’s finest borough

The best Broadway shows in NYC
Theater

The best Broadway shows in NYC

Our critics list the best Broadway shows. NYC is the place to catch these exciting plays, musicals and revivals.

The best cheap hotels in Manhattan
Hotels

The best cheap hotels in Manhattan

These cheap hotels in Manhattan are designed to keep your wallet full so you can explore the best of New York City

The best hotels in Manhattan
Hotels

The best hotels in Manhattan

The best hotels in Manhattan are arguably the best in all of NYC. Choose a bed-and-breakfast or old-school classic here.

The best clubs in Manhattan
Clubs

The best clubs in Manhattan

If you’re bored at night, you’re doing something wrong

Neighborhood guides for Manhattan, NY

Chelsea
Things to do

Chelsea

Find the best restaurants, bars, shops, attractions and things to do in Chelsea, NYC, with our guide

Chinatown
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Chinatown

Head to Chinatown, NYC and discover why this nabe is considered not only a foodie destination but a cool place to hang

East Village
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East Village

Here’s our guide to the best restaurants, bars, shops and awesome things to do in the East Village, NYC

Greenwich Village
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Greenwich Village

In Greenwich Village, NYC’s bohemian capital, you can find the best restaurants, parks and attractions

Harlem
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Harlem

Harlem, New York, has an ever-growing collection of bars, restaurants and shops, but which stand out from the rest?

Hell’s Kitchen
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Hell’s Kitchen

Hell’s Kitchen is a hot gayborhood and prime budget-dining destination, but which places stand out?

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Best attractions in Manhattan, NY

The best Manhattan attractions
Things to do

The best Manhattan attractions

From the Statue of Liberty to High Line Park, these are the best Manhattan attractions in New York City

The best New York attractions
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The best New York attractions

From historical landmarks to newer destinations, here are the best New York attractions for locals and tourists alike

The best free attractions in New York
Things to do

The best free attractions in New York

Check out Gotham’s best free attractions! NYC is the perfect place to explore great landmarks without spending a dime

The best lesser known NYC attractions
Attractions

The best lesser known NYC attractions

Discover the best of New York’s newer and under-the-radar gems, from Snug Harbor to the Panorama of the City of New York