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: $42 adults, $40 seniors (62+), $36 children 6-12, age 5 and under free
Main and top decks (86th floor and 102nd floor) admission: $72 adults, $70 seniors (62+), $66 children 6-12, age 5 and under free
See New York at sunrise from the top of the Empire State Building. The Sunrise Experience is limited to 100 visitors each morning. $114.81 all ages. Tickets can be purchased online or in advance at the box office.
Other options are also available.