Outdoor Activities in New York City

Outdoor activities in New York City are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. New York City comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of New York City and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities New York City has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to New York City.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in New York City:

  1. #1 of 896 Outdoors Activities in New York City
    - Used in 41065 itineraries
    Empire State Building

    Tags: Landmark, Tower, Architecture , Observation Deck

    Address: 20 West 34th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenue), New York, Ny 10118

    Timings: 08:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    The milestone of ambitions is perfectly represented by the Empire State Building located in Midtown Manhattan, New York. This building just shows that Sky is the limit, really! This famous 102 st...Read more

  2. #2 of 896 Outdoors Activities in New York City
    - Used in 34451 itineraries
    Statue Of Liberty

    Tags: Landmark, View Point, Monument, Statue

    Address: Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004, United States

    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    You must have heard about The Statue of Liberty, even before reaching New York and that proves the popularity of this place. The statue was designed by a young French sculptor, Frederic-Auguste Bartho...Read more

  3. #3 of 896 Outdoors Activities in New York City
    - Used in 32733 itineraries
    Rockefeller Center

    Tags: Landmark, Observation Deck

    Address: 45 Rockefeller Plaza New York, NY 10111

    Timings: 08:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    Rockefeller Center, originally known as Radio City, is a complex of buildings developed in the midst of the Great Depression. Initially the complex consisted of 14 buildings, the 70 storeys RCA buildi...Read more

  4. #4 of 896 Outdoors Activities in New York City
    - Used in 38883 itineraries
    Times Square

    Tags: Square, Nightlife

    Address: Broadway, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Times Square is one of those reasons which make New York, the City that never sleeps. The electronic billboards, Broadways theatres, cinemas and more just add to the richness of the place. Times Squar...Read more

  5. #5 of 896 Outdoors Activities in New York City
    - Used in 27146 itineraries
    The Metropolitan Museum Of Art ( The Met )

    Tags: Art Museum

    Address: 1000 Fifth Avenue, Cross Streets- 5th Avenue and 82th Street

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, popularly known as The MET, was founded way back in 1870. The purposes of opening Met museum is to bringing enlightenment about art, even educationally to Amer...Read more

  6. #6 of 896 Outdoors Activities in New York City
    - Used in 22037 itineraries
    American Museum Of Natural History

    Tags: Natural History Museum

    Address: 79th Street and Central Park West, New York City, NY 10024 (Manhattan)

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:45 pm Details

    American museum of natural history Tickets - Adult: USD 23 Student (with ID): USD 18 Senior (ages 60+): USD 18 Children (ages 2 - 12): USD 13  American museum of natural history prices&nbs...Read more

  7. #7 of 896 Outdoors Activities in New York City
    - Used in 21271 itineraries
    High Line

    Tags: Art And Culture, Outdoors, Landmark, Walking Area

    Address: West 25th Street, Chelsea, New York

    Timings: 07:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    The High Line is one of those places in New York that have transformed from something run down to something that is pretty and enjoyable. No wonder then, street artistes love to showcase their work he...Read more

  8. #8 of 896 Outdoors Activities in New York City
    - Used in 25813 itineraries
    National 9-11 Memorial Museum

    Tags: Museum, Memorial, Specialty Museum

    Address: 180 Greenwich Streetnew York, Ny 10007

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    9/11 memorial - National 9-11 Memorial, which is also known as National September 11 Memorial & Museum, was established to remember and honor the September 11, 2001 new york terrorist attack and t...Read more

  9. #9 of 896 Outdoors Activities in New York City
    - Used in 13755 itineraries
    Intrepid Sea, Air And Space Museum

    Tags: Specialty Museum

    Address: Pier 86 W 46th St and 12th Ave, New York, NY 10036, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Intrepid is a large aircraft carrier and on it you will find the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space museum. The Museum is dedicated towards spreading awareness. Its main mission is also the understanding of ...Read more

  10. #10 of 896 Outdoors Activities in New York City
    - Used in 10596 itineraries
    Solomon R Guggenheim Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, Architecture

    Address: 1071 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:45 pm Details

    While you are in New York, you should make it one of your top priorities to visit this museum. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has overtime established itself as a great Art museum. Even though it is a m...Read more

  11. #11 of 896 Outdoors Activities in New York City
    - Used in 11998 itineraries
    Radio City Music Hall

    Tags: Entertainment, Performance, Stage Show, Concert

    Address: 1260 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10020

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Also known as the showplace of the Nation, Radio City Music Hall was once the most flicked tourist destination in the city of New York. With some really fun events scheduled throughout the year, this ...Read more

  12. #12 of 896 Outdoors Activities in New York City
    - Used in 8801 itineraries
    Fanaberie

    Tags: Leisure, Shopping Center

    Address: 339 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA

    Timings: 10:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    FANABERIE is a hit amongst every woman who loved shopping and knows about New York. It is synonymous to ladies fashion- daily wear as well as party wear when it comes to looking for such things in the...Read more

  13. #13 of 896 Outdoors Activities in New York City
    - Used in 9256 itineraries
    United Nations Headquarters

    Tags: Tour, Exhibition , Heritage Building

    Address: 46th St & 1st Ave New York, Ny 10017

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    United Nations is the reason why we believe that peace and security would prevail. It is a symbol of the unity of the nations across the globe. You should definitely be one of the million people who t...Read more

  14. #14 of 896 Outdoors Activities in New York City
    - Used in 10269 itineraries
    New York Public Library

    Tags: Library, Tour, Entertainment

    Address: 5th Ave and 42nd St, New York City, NY 10018 (Manhattan)

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The building that most people identify as the New York Public Library, is actually the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, one five research libraries and 81 branch libraries making up the New Yor...Read more

  15. #15 of 896 Outdoors Activities in New York City
    - Used in 7240 itineraries
    National Museum Of The American Indian

    Tags: History Museum, Memorial, Specialty Museum

    Address: 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in the National Mall area in Washington D.C. showcases the history of Native American protests from old Pre-Columbian human advancements up til...Read more