View of New York City and Central Park

Things to Do in Midtown Manhattan

Discover All the Local Attractions that NYC Has to Offer

Providing a coveted location among hotels in NYC, the San Carlos Hotel puts you in the heart of it all when it comes to attractions and things to do in Midtown Manhattan. When planning what to see and explore in Midtown NYC and beyond, our friendly staff is happy to offer recommendations, a city map and assistance with arranging transportation. Local transportation is within walking distance. 


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St. Patrick’s Cathedral

With its distinctive Neo-Gothic design, St. Patrick’s Cathedral is a well-known landmark in New York City.  

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Rockefeller Center

Enjoy spectacular views of Central Park as well as the magnificent skyscrapers that decorate the city’s skyline.  

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Saks Fifth Avenue

Spread over an entire block in New York City, Saks Fifth Avenue is a shopper’s dream.  

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Fifth Ave Shopping

Celebrated fashions, wonderful souvenirs of the city and great housewares can all be discovered along New York’s glamorous Fifth Avenue.  

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Times Square

Located in Midtown Manhattan, Times Square is a lively neighborhood and tourist destination.  

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United Nations

Headquartered in New York City, the United Nations is an essential global organization.  

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Chrysler Building

Situated at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue, the Chrysler Building is a New York City landmark.

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Central Park Zoo & Central Park

As the first official zoo to open in New York, the Central Park Zoo has a long and wonderful history. 

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Often seen as one of the city’s best department stores, Bloomingdale’s offers a fantastic array of brand name items and great bargains to explore. 

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Empire State Building

Beautifully situated in the center of Midtown Manhattan, the Empire State Building provides stunning views of the city. 

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Museum of Modern Art (MoMa)

Dedicated to modern and contemporary art, MoMa offers amazing exhibits that represent diverse ideas and cultural viewpoints.  

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Considered the largest art museum in the nation, its permanent collection encompasses more than two million pieces. 

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American Museum of Natural History

Founded in 1869, this museum is viewed as one of the world’s most renowned scientific and cultural institutions.

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Children’s Museum of Manhattan

The arts, sciences and humanities merge to provide an amazing experience for children of all ages. 

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