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The High Line in NYC guide

Here’s everything you need to know about the High Line—NYC’s elevated park that offers cool things to do and public art

Will Gleason
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Will Gleason
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No matter the time of year, there’s nothing quite like taking a walk on the High Line. NYC’s elevated park is certainly one of the more popular New York attractions, and it's the perfect place to take out-of-town visitors. It was once a rail track, which went out of use in 1980. In 2009, the 1.45-mile-long strip was transformed into what is now considered one of the most unique parks in NYC. The urbanite playground features wildflowers, greenery and outdoor art installations in addition to killer views of New York’s skyline. Below, you’ll find everything you need to know as well as our recommendations for things to do on the High Line, including where to grab a bite and things to do nearby.

Where is the High Line NYC?

The High Line runs from Hudson Yards to the northern edge of Chelsea.

How do I get to the High Line NYC?

Take the 1 or C train to 23rd Street and walk up to Tenth Avenue.

Things to do at the High Line in NYC

The best things to do in Chelsea

The best things to do in Chelsea

The best things to do in Chelsea vary from gorging on insanely delicious mac-and-cheese at one of the nabe’s best restaurants to lounging outdoors.

The best restaurants in Chelsea

The best restaurants in Chelsea

Chelsea has many excellent places to eat and drink the next time you’re strolling the High Line or checking out the area’s art galleries.

The High Line in photos

Archive High Line coverage

Shopping near the High Line

Shopping near the High Line

We all know and love the High Line for its great views and perfect opportunity to sport some shades and sunbathe above Tenth Avenue. But below this elevated...

Chelsea bars near the High Line

Chelsea bars near the High Line

The former elevated train tracks were reborn in June 2009 as the High Line park, which opened an extension up to 30th Street last year. With food concessions,...