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Located on the West Side between 14th and 29th Streets and Broadway and the Hudson River, Chelsea is Manhattan’s art mecca. Renowned for having the highest concentration of art galleries in the city, visitors can easily spend the day browsing free-to-enter creative spaces, especially on 20th through 29th streets between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues. Some notable galleries to check out include the Barbara Gladstone Gallery featuring contemporary pieces from big names, Zach Feuer Gallery which showcases edgier works by up-and-coming artists and Interart Gallery housing paintings from European surrealists painters. Even beyond the galleries the neighborhood is creative. For example, you’ll find the High Line, an elevated urban park on an abandoned rail line with beautiful gardens and public art, Trapeze School New York where you can watch and learn the performance art of high wire acts and the Upright Citizens Brigade, which showcases improv, sketch and stand-up comedy. For artisanal food and drinks, Chelsea Brewing Company serves gourmet pub food and microbrews right on the water,  Zou Zou’s Café is a French-inspired cafe showcasing pottery and live music on weekends and the Gallow Green rooftop lounge features aerial views, handcrafted cocktails and a bohemian atmosphere.

To get to Chelsea,  take the N,Q,R,W to Unique Square; F,L,V to Sixth Avenue ; 1,2,3 to 14th Street; A,C,E,L to Eighth Avenue-14th Street; 1 to 18th, 23rd or 28th Street; F,V, R, W, C, E to 23rd Street ; R,W to 28th Street

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New York Dinner Cruise with Buffet

4.5 star rating: Recommended 370 Reviews

Grab your friends or that special someone and get ready for 3-hours of real New York fun! This New York dinner cruise includes a delicious buffet, an amazing ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $71.50
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Bateaux New York Dinner Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 185 Reviews

On this luxury New York City dinner cruise, savor gourmet cuisine and enjoy live jazz entertainment while soaking up breathtaking views of the Manhattan, New ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $172.79

New York Harbor Hop-on Hop-off Cruise including 9/11 Museum Ticket

4.5 star rating: Recommended 439 Reviews

Take the express route to the new National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City on a one-day hop-on-hop-off cruise through New York Harbor. Your ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $54.99

Viator VIP: NYC Night Helicopter Flight and Statue of Liberty Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 120 Reviews

Get unbeatable views of Manhattan from the sky and water on this exclusive VIP tour in New York City! Hop aboard a luxury helicopter and soar over the Brooklyn ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

From USD $249.00

New York City Lunch Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 11 Reviews

Indulge in an all-you-can-eat buffet as you take in the sights on this relaxing afternoon cruise in New York Harbor that includes DJ entertainment. Capture ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $66.37

New York City Nightclub Tour

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 91 Reviews

Don’t forget to add a nightclub tour to your list of things to do in New York City! This tour will guide you through the ultimate New York City nightlife ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $85.00

New York High Line Park Walking Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 28 Reviews

This New York walking tour of High Line Park will inform and excite you as you take in the rich history of the neighborhood, which dates back to 1847. You will ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $30.00

Small-Group Art Gallery Walking Tour in Chelsea

4 star rating: Recommended 4 Reviews

If you’re an art lover, you won’t want to miss this small-group guided tour of some of New York City’s best art galleries. Follow your expert guide through New ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $70.29

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