There is a lot to do and see when it comes to New York City attractions. There are the popular attractions and activities that immediately come to mind, as well as less-visited side stops that can be both exciting and fun. You can take a day trip from your Avon-by-the-Sea Inn and enjoy the many hidden treasures and cultural gems that New York City has to offer.
The Seaport and Pier 17
Fulton & South Streets, Pier 17
New York, New York 10038
Known as the gateway to the harbor, the South Street Seaport along with Pier 17 offers great markets for all types of goods from various cultures. This is a New York City attraction that is perfect for the whole family. Street concerts, local events and performances, and a culturally-rich marketplace are just a few of the delights at this fantastic city spot. With a location near your Avon-by-the-Sea Bed and Breakfast this New York City stop can offer anywhere from an hour to an entire day of fun.
The Rockefeller Center
W 49th St & 5th Ave
New York, NY 10020
A little more famous stop is the Rockefeller Center. This stop offers a number of New York City attractions all wrapped into one location. From the giant Christmas tree during the holiday season, fabulous shopping and Radio City Music Hall, to The Top of the Rock Observation Deck, NBC Studios and ice skating, there is something for everyone. You can take a tour or visit the stops on your own. However, many of the stops will require a certain level of supervision.
If however both of these stops are still a little too crowded for your taste you may want to check out the local neighborhood of SoHo in Manhattan which is home to the Here Arts Center, listed on the top of the best little-known attractions in the city.
Here Arts Center
145 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013
Located in the artistic neighborhood of SoHo, just a short drive away from your Avon-by-the-Sea Inn, this center for the arts hosts both traditional and non-traditional local productions and exhibits. The entire neighborhood of SoHo runs a little on the eclectic side, so you may want to check out the offerings and exhibits online before deciding to visit Here. You can also visit other New York City attractions while you are in the area. The SoHo neighborhood boasts beautiful little boutiques and specialty shops that house everything from shoes and dresses to the best designer sporting goods at prices that won't completely bust your wallet.
575 Degraw St
Brooklyn, NY 11217
If you are looking to do something a little more active while you are in the city, visit Brooklyn Boulders, a graffiti-covered rock climbing wall. This spot has two huge climbing areas with 15, 30 and 45-degree overhangs, caves and both top roping and leading sections. They also host parties and special events, so you can enjoy a day full of rock climbing fun, or a special party or event set in an ultra cool location.