Photo ops abound on the southernmost tip of Manhattan. Battery Park City offers gorgeous views of New York Harbor and Lady Liberty, while the South Street Seaport is the perfect spot to take in the Brooklyn Bridge. Pay respects to Ground Zero and snap a picture of the ever-evolving World Trade Center site. Head to Wall Street, the dramatic backdrop to the New York Stock Exchange, the financial epicenter of the world.
The steps of the Federal Hall building are a great place to rest for a while and do some people watching as traders, tourists, and residents scurry by.
The TKTS booth at South Street Seaport offers discounted ticketst to the same shows as its Times Square counterpart.
How to get there:
A, C, J, M, Z, 2, 3, 4, 5 to Fulton Street
4, 5 at Bowling Green
R, W to Whitehall/South Ferry
2, 3 to Wall St.
From the southern tip of Manhattan north to Worth St.
From the East River west all the way to the Hudson River.