Manhattan Landmarks Map

Manhattan Landmarks Map
For hundreds of years, New York City was the port entry and hub to the New World. As such, you can spend days, if not weeks, breaking in your running shoes while exploring famous landmarks that have influenced the United States and the world. Schedule day trips to museums, hike in Central Park and visit iconic landmark sites for a memorable trip.

Ellis Island

Take a tour of Ellis Island to gain insight to the passage of 17 million immigrants into the United States between 1892 and 1954. Guided tours explain the complexities of the border and how life was for the immigrants. Check out the monumental wall of immigrant names and dates before taking a boat tour back to Manhattan.

The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation
17 Battery Place #210
New York, New York 10004-3507
(212) 561-4588
http://www.ellisisland.org/EIinfo/contact.asp

Statue of Liberty

Originally a gift of friendship from the people of France, the Statue of Liberty National Monument is on a 12-acre island. Buying a guest pass allows you to climb the 354 steps to the top, where you can observe the spectacular vista of New York City's skyline.

Statue of Liberty National Monument
Liberty Island
New York, New York 10004
(212) 363-3200
http://www.nps.gov/stli/index.htm

Empire State Building

Known as the original monument to New York City's skyline, the Empire State Building majestically rises 102 stories. Located in midtown Manhattan on Fifth Avenue between 33rd and 34th streets, you take an elevator to the observation deck to witness a panoramic view spanning 80 miles on a clear day.

Empire State Building
350 Fifth Ave.
New York, New York 10118
(212) 736-3100
http://www.esbnyc.com/index2.cfm

Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge in lower Manhattan is known for its architectural and historical influence. Constructed as the first steel suspension bridge in 1883, the bridge connected Brooklyn and Manhattan, originally separate cities. Stroll along the sidewalks of the bridge for a first-hand view of the Manhattan and Brooklyn boroughs.

Central Park

Central Park is famous for combining urban splendors with nature conservation. Listen to world-class music at concerts, run a 5K race, volunteer at the conservancy or tour the zoo to fully engage the largest urban park in the world. A few hours in the park offers a taste into the real New York City.

Central Park Conservancy
14 E. 60th St.
New York, New York 10022
(212) 310-6600
http://www.centralparknyc.org/site/PageServer

Grand Central Station

Designated as a historical building in 1978, Grand Central Station is known for its architecture splendors and transportation uses for long-distance and commuter trains. Step into the station to fully live life in New York City.

87 E. 42nd St.
New York, New York 10017
(212) 532-4900
http://www.grandcentralterminal.com/

Article Written By Kay W

Kay W has more than 10 years of freelance writing experience, including technical papers, grants for youth and environmental nonprofits and consulting materials. With a Bachelor of Science in environmental engineering and a Master of Arts in environmental organizational leadership, Kay W has a diverse educational and technical professional background.

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