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Discover the Things To Do near Penn Station

New York City is famously known as the “City that Never Sleeps," “The Big Apple" and the “Capital of the World." The city lives up to its reputation and many titles for its culture, cosmopolitanism, diversity and fast-paced lifestyle. Located near Penn Station, Stanford Hotel New York is in the center of it all and has easy access to the most popular events and things to do in Manhattan. Depending on your preferences and interests, our experienced concierge team will be delighted to arrange a customized itinerary to your liking. Below, we have recommendations of some of the major sites and things to do in New York City for every taste and interest.

Empire State Building

Hands down the most famous symbol of NYC, this landmark opened in 1931 and has welcomed hundreds of millions from all over the world to gaze down at the city from its observation decks on the 86th and 102nd floors. 

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Statue of Liberty

Experience the beauty and splendor of New York City aboard the Statue of Liberty ferry. Tour the grounds of Liberty Island and take the perfect photo of Lady Liberty.

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Rockefeller Center and Top of the Rock

Observatory on top of Rockefeller Center, with an ocean-liner style design, offering city views.

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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

This New York City fixture offers both permanent and rotating exhibits of contemporary art, from artists such as Ansel Adams to Pablo Picasso. 

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Central Park

Central Park is a symbol of New York city located between the Upper West Side and the Upper East Side. 

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