Area Attractions

In New York City, there’s always something new to see and explore, whether it’s your first visit, or your annual trip. Discover Manhattan just outside our front doors from our centrally located Midtown location. Venture out to New York’s other boroughs, including Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island, and experience all of the city’s identities and flavors. With so much to do in New York City, it’s no wonder it’s referred to as the city that never sleeps. Get your fill of adventures with a starting point at Grand Hyatt New York.

Grand Hyatt New York

109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal
New York, New York, United States, 10017

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Classic Arts & Culture

Bryant Park

Head to Bryant Park for socialite-studded functions, watch movies on a large screen in the summer, or ice skate in the winter.

Empire State Building

There’s a reason that tourists flock to this building: Enjoy the glittering view from the top of 102 stories, just moments away from Grand Hyatt New York.

Lincoln Center

At the Lincoln Center, see shows by The New York City Ballet, The Metropolitan Opera, and The New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

New York Fashion & Style

5th Avenue

This iconic thoroughfare is home to New York City’s top shopping, including a range of luxury stores.

Chelsea

If you’re looking to add some new art pieces to your home while you’re away, Chelsea is the place to find them. Full of unique galleries, this neighborhood is sure to have the pieces you’re looking for.

Midtown

Though Midtown is known for being New York City’s business district, it also offers luxury shops such as Cartier, Valentino, Armani, and Burberry, just moments from Grand Hyatt New York.

NYC's Top Attractions

Grand Central Terminal (attached to Grand Hyatt)

For over a hundred years, this transit hub has funneled thousands of daily commuters (over 700,000 a day) through its expansive halls and concourses. Though technically a passageway for those looking to go elsewhere, the building is certainly a destination in it's own right. With its grandiose Beaux Arts framework, the terminal is a spectacle of both form and function. Familiar features include the vaulted, constellation-adorned ceiling and the four-faced opal clock topping the main information booth, both located in the Grand Concourse. Above the 42nd Street entrance find symbolism of Mercury, the god of travel (naturally), and an ornate Tiffany-glass timepiece. — Dan Q. Dao

Chrysler Building

We won’t argue if you want to call this glimmering pinnacle of Art Deco architecture NYC’s most eye-popping skyscraper. Triangle-shaped windows in its crown are lined with lights, creating a beautiful effect come nighttime. Oozing a moneyed sophistication oft identified with old New York, the structure pays homage to its namesake with giant eagles (replicas of ones added to Chrysler automobiles in the 1920s) in lieu of traditional gargoyles and a brickwork relief sculpture of racing cars, complete with chrome hubcaps. During the famed three-way race to construct Manhattan’s tallest building, the Chrysler added a needle-sharp stainless-steel spire to best 40 Wall Street—but was outdone shortly after its completion in 1930 by the Empire State Building. —Tim Lowery

Theater District

Each year, about 13 million locals and tourists take in Broadway shows at one of NYC's 40 Broadway theaters. Most of those venues are located in the theater district—roughly, 41st Street to 52nd Street and Sixth Ave to Eighth Ave. Each season brings a new wave of megamusicals, plays and star-driven revivals. Some boast gold from the Tony Awards. At the height of the fall and spring seasons, be sure to check our homepage for new critics picks, reviews and cheap Broadway tickets. Nosebleed seats at Jersey Boys might go for $62, but premium seats at The Book of Mormon go as high as $477. The savvy consumer can find discount tickets at most Broadway shows. NYC hurry—the curtain’s about to rise! — David Cote

The High Line

There are few places more pleasant than a sunny afternoon on the High Line. NYC's only elevated park is one of Manhattan’s most popular destinations, and it's easy to see why. A rail track that went out of use in 1980, the High Line was resurrected as a 1.45-mile-long green space in 2009, running from Hudson Yards to the northern edge of Chelsea. Today it’s an urbanite’s playground planted with wildflowers and grasses, offering walkers some of the best views in NYC, and that makes the park simultaneously removed from the city and an inextricable part of it. — Evelyn Derico

Memorable Music Moments

Cake Shop NYC

Cake Shop NYC is a unique music venue that not only features indie tunes, but sweet vegan treats as well, in addition to coffee, tea, and small plate dining.

Carnegie Hall

Located just moments from Grand Hyatt New York, the iconic Carnegie Hall showcases classical, jazz, folk, and more musical genres in an elegant ambiance.

Getaways Within A Day

Governor's Island

(1 hour) – Escape to Governor’s Island by ferry when the weather is nice, and enjoy the winding walking trail through its beautiful park grounds, as well as The Hills, a recent installation.

Montauk

(2 hours and 30 minutes) – Head to the Hamptons and experience surfing, simply lounging on the beach, and the elegant Montauk scene.