The High Line

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  • Address: Access at Gansevoort Street, 14th Street, 16th Street, 18th Street, 20th Street, New York City, NY, United States
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +212-2125006035
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Park, Entertainment, Family And Kids

The High Line is a 1.45 miles (2.33 km) long elevated park, 30ft (9m) above the ground. It was originally built in the 1930s as an elevated railroad along the West Side of Manhattan. Today it is a transformed public park attracting millions of locals and tourists. There are many outdoor activities for tourists. The elevated greenway can be reached by elevators or stairs about every two blocks. Walking along the beautifully landscaped park is an almost serene experience as you are three storeys above the city.

The landscapes often reminds us the High Line's railroad past, with stretches of steel tracks still in place and concrete slabs shaped in the form of rails. The route even leads through buildings where trains used to deliver their cargo.

Along a central path are flower beds, often with wild grasses similar to those that used to overgrow the tracks after the railroad was abandoned. There are plenty of benches and even a series of steps from where you have a view over 10th Avenue.

This is a highly maintained public space for all visitors to enjoy. The High Line is operating on its spring schedule. However, the schedule should be checked in advance. Reaching this place is easy. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following New York City itinerary 1 day.

The High Line Travel Tips

  • Picking flowers and plants are prohibited.
  • Sitting or climbing on railings is prohibited.
  • Drinking is not allowed,expect the authorized area.

The High Line Hours

  • Parking space is available from 07:00 am - 05:00 pm daily.

How to Reach The High Line

  • Washington Street and 10th Avenue bus stop

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  • The High Line Address: Access at Gansevoort Street, 14th Street, 16th Street, 18th Street, 20th Street, New York City, NY, United States
  • The High Line Contact Number: +212-2125006035
  • The High Line Timing: 07:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Time required to visit The High Line: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 24.67% of people who visit New York City include The High Line in their plan

  • 28.87% of people start their The High Line visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see The High Line

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

92.51% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The High Line

People normally club together National 9-11 Memorial Museum and Times Square while planning their visit to The High Line.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

The High Line Reviews & Ratings

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    On 03-Jan-2019

    Nice little place to walk around, I think it’s a little overcrowded but expect that for NYC.