Legendary Sightseeing in NYC
A Brilliant Vantage Point
Hotel St. James is located in the vibrant Midtown area of Manhattan, granting guests easy access to Times Square, just a block away, the Theater District and a variety of other opportunities for iconic sightseeing in NYC. Browse our guide below.
World-famous and filled with bright billboards, large crowds, and towering skyscrapers, Times Square is the vibrant heart of New York City. Home to Broadway theaters, Madame Tussaud's, endless dining options and Bowlmor, this high-energy focal point is full of exciting endeavors at any time of day.
Just a short walk from Hotel St. James, NYC's Theater District is home to a variety of Broadway and off-Broadway shows, including the Gershwin, the Booth Theater and the Eugene O'Neill. Learn more about the Theater District here.
The Empire State Building
Towering high above the Manhattan skyline, The Empire State Building is a New York icon. At 102 stories and 1,454 feet tall, the building is NYC’s second-tallest and one of the best vantage points from which to see the glittering city below.
Home to NBC Studios, the famous ice skating rink (seasonal) and an array of shops, Rockefeller Center is home to the Top of the Rock observation deck, where you can get a stunning view of the city, enjoy upscale dining at the Sea Grill, or see a Today Show taping.
Carnegie Hall has been one of the most celebrated venues in the world for both classical music and popular music since 1891. Offering its own artistic programming, development, and marketing departments, the Hall hosts about 250 performances each season.
Central Park & Central Park Zoo
New York isn't just a concrete jungle. Central Park spans 843 acres in the heart of Manhattan, surrounding visitors with relaxing scenery, open fields, and historic sites. Take a jog along winding, wooded paths or do a few laps around the Reservoir. The park is also home to a variety of zoo animals at the Central Park Zoo.