The most bustling area of New York is known for its many Broadway theatres, cinemas, restaurants, and supersigns. It is one of those places that make New York a city that never sleeps. The primary location is Broadway between 42nd & 47th St. but the name is used for the area between 40th and 53rd street and 6th and 9th Aves. Simply walk up 8th Avenue from the New Yorker and you'll quickly find yourself there.
Macy's/ Fashion District
The New Yorker is located 1 block from the original Macy's store (7th/6th Ave & 34th St) and in the heart of the Fashion District. You can walk down virtually any block, particularly West on 34th St. and find plenty of shopping opportunities.
Empire State Building
Luckily the New Yorker Hotel is located just blocks away from the Empire State Bldg. on 34th street - visit the Observatory. See New York from the 86th or 102nd floors. 8am - 2am daily.
Also in the Empire State Bldg. you can experience the NY Skyride on the 2nd floor. It is a virtual Tour Simulator.
You can also hop on any of the tour buses located outside of the Empire State Bldg. to see parts of New York.
Madison Square Garden
The main entrance to the complex is located on 7th Ave. at 34th St.
253 West 125th Street, Harlem, USA
Take a ride uptown to Harlem on the A train located directly under the New Yorker Hotel. At 125th St., get off and walk down to the theatre while experiencing the stores and people of this historic section of Manhattan. Take an Apollo Historic Tour. Thursday and Friday at 1pm and 3pm
Saturday at 11am. Reservations needed: http://www.apollotheater.org/programs/tours
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd. (Lenox Avenue)
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is generally recognized as one of the leading institutions of its kind in the world. For over 80 years the Center has collected, preserved, and provided access to materials documenting Black life, and promoted the study and interpretation of the history and culture of peoples of African descent.
Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises
at 42nd Street Near Times Square
There are 2-hour cruises and 75 minutes cruises around the island of Manhattan. Some of the attractions you will see are the New York Skyline, Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty.
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
(take the C train uptown from the New Yorker Hotel to 81st Street)
Madame Tussauds - New York
Times Square, 234 West 42nd street
walking distance from the hotel
open every day at 10am
Canal Street/ "Chinatown"
Tons of shopping for specialty items. Watches, purses, colognes, T-shirts, souvenirs, etc. Take the A train downtown to Canal Street and walk East.