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Manhattan, NY, borough guide

Here’s everything you need to know about Manhattan, NY from outstanding restaurants and museums to major Broadway shows

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When most people think of the city that never sleeps, Manhattan, NY and its breathtaking skyline are generally the first thoughts that come to mind. What comes next is the borough’s most popular restaurants, sensational Broadway shows, indispensable art museums and beloved New York attractions like Chelsea Market or the High Line. Because Manhattan is so saturated with famous landmarks and things to do, it’s very likely you haven’t scratched the surface on all the wondrous gifts Manhattan, NY has to offer. We love this damn metropolis, and we want you to understand why, so here's our comprehensive guide to Manhattan, NY. If you’re interested to expanding your horizons and want to experience more gems in other boroughs, check our essential 101 things to do in New York City list.

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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

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

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

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
Things to do

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
Things to do

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