Things to do in NYC | New York Things to Do for 1st Time Visitors

Things to do in NYC | New York Things to Do for 1st Time Visitors FAQs

Staying at our NYC for the first time? View these FAQs about New York Attractions and Things to do in NYC that are perfect for 1st time visitors.    

Visiting New York for the first time? Learn about fun Things to do in NYC and can’t-miss New York Attractions near our NYC Hotel. Read below for some of the most frequently-asked questions about New York Things to Do for 1st time visitors.

Q: We’ll be staying at your NYC Hotel, and it is our first visit to NYC. What are some NYC Attractions that we should see during our visit?
A: When it comes to Things to Do in NYC, the number of choices is seemingly endless. First-time guests at our NYC Hotel can visit popular New York Attractions such as the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building or the National September 11 Memorial and Museum. You will find dozens of Museums nearby as well as historic spots, locations you’ll recognize from Hollywood movies, and much more. View our New York Attractions Guide to read about some of the top Attractions located near Park Lane Hotel.

Q: We’re looking for fun Things to do in NYC that kids will enjoy. Do you have any suggestions that are near your NYC Hotel?
A: Yes! Our NYC Hotel is ideally located near many popular New York Attractions, including some that are popular with kids. Park Lane Hotel is adjacent to Central Park, and one of the top kid-friendly Attractions in NYC, the American Museum of Natural History, is found there as well. Central Park is also home to Things to do in NYC like ice skating during the winter and renting a rowboat during the spring and summer.

Q: Since it’s our first time in the City, we want to make sure to try some of the best pizza in New York. Any suggestions?
A: The discussion about which NYC Restaurants have the best pizza is one that can lead to fiery debates. Visiting these Restaurants is, however, a popular Thing to do in NYC. A few Restaurants that make many best-pizza lists are DiFara, Lucali, Totonno’s, and Lombardis. You can also ask members of the staff at our NYC Hotel, and they are sure to have several of their own suggestions.

Q: We don’t know our way around (it’s our very first visit to NYC), so we don’t want to stray too far from the Hotel. Are there many Things to do in NYC within walking distance of your Hotel?
A: Yes! Our NYC Hotel is adjacent to Central Park, so with just a short stroll you can enjoy New York Attractions like the Central Park Zoo and the American Museum of Natural History. Things to do in NYC such as taking a carriage ride or attending a concert at Carnegie Hall are also within a short distance of Park Lane Hotel.

Q: We want to see the most obvious New York Attractions, such as the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, during our very first visit to New York, but we’d also like to enjoy some lesser known Attractions. Could you suggest a few?
A: One of the great things about a visit to our NYC Hotel is that you could stay 20 times and never have to visit the same New York Attractions twice. Some of the lesser-known Attractions in NYC include the Merchant’s House Museum, the Frick Collection, the Louis Armstrong Museum, and the Museum of the American Gangster.

Q: We’re bringing our family for a stay at your NYC Hotel. We need some kid-friendly New York Attractions that first-time visitors to the City will enjoy.
A: When you’re looking for Things to do in NYC with kids, consider the following popular New York Attractions: The Central Park Zoo, The Bronx Zoo, The American Museum of Natural History, Duck Boat Tours, Children’s Museum of Manhattan, Discovery Times Square, and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. These are only a few of the many popular NYC Attractions for kids, so feel free to ask the knowledgeable staff at our NYC Hotel for additional suggestions.

Q: After browsing websites about the best NYC Restaurants, we are a bit overwhelmed by the sheer number of choices. We have never been to New York before, but we’d like to enjoy a fine-dining experience. Could you help us narrow down our choices?
A: Enjoying fine dining is a favorite Thing to do in NYC, and there are many fabulous NY Restaurants near our NYC Hotel. Our onsite Restaurant, The Park Room Restaurant, offers fabulous food and an unforgettable Central Park view. Other fine dining Restaurants in New York include Daniel, Per Se, Del Posto, and Le Bernardin. View our New York Dining Guide to learn about many top NYC Restaurants.

Q: We’d like to get a good overview of the history of New York during our first visit to the City later this year. Is there a tour you can recommend that includes discussion of the City’s history?
A: New York has a lot of history, and exploring that history through a tour is a popular Thing to do in New York. You’ll have lots of options including walking tours, bus tours, and harbor cruise tours. You can choose a neighborhood to focus on or a particular point in history. Several companies such as Joyce Gold History Tours, Great New York Tours, and New York Historical Tours have many different tours available. 

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