Midtown West is known for being walkable and family-friendly with many neighborhood options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Take in the natural beauty of the gardens and parks—or broaden your horizons with some local theater. Book your hotel now and use Midtown West as your home base for exploring the sights in and around New York.
Sightseeing around Midtown West
The museums and theaters add a sense of refinement, while the historic sites and other landmarks offer local lore. Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, and Museum of Arts and Design feature a variety of exhibits. You can attend a show at The Majestic Theater, August Wilson Theater, and Roseland Ballroom. Port Authority Bus Terminal, Times Square, and Columbus Circle are some local landmarks. Top of the Rock Observation Deck, NBC Studios, and Sony Wonder Technology Lab will provide enjoyment for the whole family.
Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Damrosch Park, Dante Park, or Bryant Park. Explore nature at Teaneck Creek Conservancy and Tenafly Nature Center. For retail therapy, consider Toys 'R' Us Times Square, Time Warner Center, and Macy's, and seek out the perfect souvenir. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Manhattan Cruise Terminal, Madison Square Garden, and Manhattan Mall.
A few of the most popular sights in the area include Broadway, Rockefeller Center, and Empire State Building. Minskoff Theater, Gershwin Theater, and Circle in the Square Theater are also favorite places to visit.
Getting around Midtown West
The New York, NY (JRB-Downtown Manhattan Heliport) airport is 4.3 miles (6.9 km) from Midtown West. New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) is the next closest airport, 6.5 miles (10.5 km) away.