Manhattan

TOP THINGS TO DO IN NEW YORK CITY

New York Tourist Attractions

Located conveniently in Midtown Manhattan, the heart of the city, the Courtyard Marriott Manhattan Times Square West hotel puts you close to some of New York’s most iconic landmarks and New York tourist attractions including Times Square, Hudson Yards, the New York Theater and Museum Districts, Columbus Circle, Central Park, Chelsea Market and many more. All of these great things to do in Manhattan are a short walk or cab right from your hotel room. Guests traveling to New York City by train will find our hotel conveniently located just minutes away from Penn Station.

Catch a Broadway show, take a horse-drawn carriage ride through Central Park, see the city from the top of the Empire State Building, dine like a celebrity at one of New York’s famous restaurants or shop the stores of Fifth Avenue —  be a part of it all at Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Manhattan Times Square West. 

Explore Like a Local

Want to get away from the big tourist attractions in New York City?  Explore the city like a local and discover many more things to see in New York City.  Here are some of our top recommendations for exploring the city like a local:

Do Sunday Brunch

Discover New York City Street Art

  • Bushwick, Brooklyn
  • Astoria, Queens

Attend a Food Event

Times Square

Located just 0.5 miles from our hotel, Times Square is the center of shopping, dining, broadway, music, comedy, museums, nightlife and much more! From Broadway to the New Years Eve Ball drop, the array of things to do is limitless. 

Statue of Liberty

Located 4.6 miles from our hotel, the Statue of Liberty is the icon of New York City. The 93m tall neoclassical sculpture of Liberty Island is visited by many and is a universally recognized landmark worldwide. Take a ferry to Liberty Island and remember the must see NYC attraction. 

Radio City Music Hall

Located in Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue and a leading tourist destination. With some of the biggest name sin music playing here, Radio City is easily accessed from our hotel. 

Rockefeller Center

Known to most as the center of the largest outdoor Christmas tree and to others as the commercial center of the Big Apple, Rockefeller Center is a mere 10-minute walk from our hotel. Rockefeller also has the second most popular city observation deck, second to the empire state building. 

St. Patrick's Cathedral

Just 1.3 miles from our hotel doors, the Cathedral of St. Patrick is a world-famous Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral church located in Midtown, Manhattan. Plenty of Catholics and non-Catholics alike come to visit the landmark during their New York City stay. 

Freedom Tower

Freedom Tower, or One World Trade Center is the main building on the rebuilt World Trade Center site. Located in Lower Manhattan and just 3.3 miles from our Manhattan hotel, guests visit the memorial to pay their respects and reflect on the September 11th tragedy. 

Grand Central Station

Grand Central Station is a must see tourist attraction during your visit to New York City. Located only 1.0 miles away, enjoy shopping, dining, transportation and station tours.  

The High Line

Take a 15-minute stroll over to NYC’s High Line, a 1.45-mile long linear park located on the West Side. Located on an elevated terrace on the old New York Central Railroad site. 

Empire State Building

Just 0.6 miles away, The Empire State Building is the at the heart of New York City. Built in 1930, this historic building is the center of tristate’s broadcast operations. Visitors flock to the building’s observation deck to get the best view of the city. 

Madison Square Garden

Nearly a 5-minute walk from ur front doors, Madison Square Garden (also called “MSG” or “The Garden”) is Manhattan’s center for entertainment. From large concerts to national level sports, Madison Square Garden sees hundreds of thousands of people annually. 

Hudson Yards

Just a short walk from the hotel is the new Hudson Yards development, with over 100 shops, 14 acres of public space, parks and plazas and over 18 million square feet of commercial and residential space.

Barclays Center

Barclays Center is a popular place of New York City sports and entertainment. Located in Pacific Park, Barclays hosts the New York Islanders and Brooklyn Nets games. Big name artists like The Rolling Stones, Elton John, Justin Timberlake, Kanye West and Green Day have played here.

Output Club

Situated in Brooklyn and known internationally to the house and electronic music scene. Enjoy the eclectic neon lights and popular Dj’s from around the world at this hip location

Bowery Ballroom

Located in lower Manhattan, the Bowery Ballroom is the epicenter of the indie music scene. Discover your favorite independent artists here!

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

The family-friendly Botanic Garden is located south of Manhattan in Brooklyn. Known for it’s Japanese Cherry Blossom, the 52-acre park is a must see site, especially in the spring!

Bronx Zoo

Located in a The Bronx, a northern borough of NYC, The Bronx Zoo is the largest Zoo in the USA and one of the largest in the entire world. It is worth the 1-hour drive to see some of the most exotic animals known to man!