Empire State Building (Courtesy Empire State Building)
Magnificent 360-degree views of New York from the 86th- and 102nd-floor observatories. At night, the building’s top-tier LED lights commemorate holidays and noteworthy events. An interactive, multimedia sustainability exhibit on the second floor describes the building’s energy retrofit program. Audio tours available in nine languages.
Hours: Daily 8 am-2 am (last elevator ascends 1:15 am)
Main deck (86th floor) admission: $37 adults, $35 seniors (62+), $31 children 6-12, age 5 and under free
Main and top decks (86th floor and 102nd floor) admission: $57 adults, $55 seniors (62+), $51 children 6-12, age 5 and under free
NEW: See New York at sunrise from the top of the Empire State Building. The Sunrise Experience is limited to 100 visitors each morning. $53.25 all ages. $60 breakfast (optional) at the State Grill & Bar. Tickets can be purchased online or in advance at the box office.