Midtown East offers a range of shopping, eating and drinking options, amongst some of the city’s most iconic landmarks.
Regardless of your travel plans, the historic revitalized Grand Central Terminal is a must-visit. Find plenty of dining options and bars nearby, plus free arts events in Vanderbilt Hall. On 42nd and Lexington, the Chrysler Building’s Art Deco style and stainless steel spire make it one of the city’s most recognized landmarks. Take the Roosevelt Island Tramway over the East River to see a different side of the city with parks, unique landmarks, and family-friendly events throughout the year. North of Roosevelt Island, visit the 19th-century lighthouse for spectacular views over NYC. Tour the United Nations Headquarters for an up-close look at the General Assembly Hall and Security Council Chambers.