Trying to decide what to do when you visit New York? Start with this list of New York City’s most popular attractions to get started planning your trip to the Big Apple. Popularity naturally brings crowds, but these attractions are all popular for a reason — they’re all pretty great.
Many of the attractions on this list are iconic New York institutions and could very well be on your NYC bucket-list. Do you find the idea of going to a popular attraction unappealing? I’ve listed the attractions in order of increasing popularity, but each of the highlighted attractions welcomes more than one million visitors annually!