TOP OF THE ROCK
Pretend you're 30 Rock's Liz Lemon entering 30 Rockefeller Plaza, home to NBC Studios. The building has ticketed viewing platforms, including the 70th- floor's 360- degree outdoor viewing deck.
EMPIRE STATE BUILDING
King Kong's favourite hangout in NYC is a real treat for lovers of Art Deco as the lobby is riddled with details and murals in the popular 20th- century style. Experience
360- degree views from the observation decks on the 86th and 102nd floors.
STATEN ISLAND FERRY
Travelling between Manhattan and Staten Island gives passengers fantastic views of Lower Manhattan, the downtown skyline and Lady Liberty. And, best of all, it's free to ride!
The Brooklyn Bridge is a magnificent piece of architecture. For a view of the Empire State Building perfectly framed by the Brooklyn Bridge, walk over to Washington and Water Street in Brooklyn.
SALON DE NING AT THE PENINSULA
The city has plenty of rooftop bars, but we are particularly taken by the Peninsula
New York hotel's classy, Shanghai- inspired, 23rd- floor rooftop bar Salon de Ning. There's something a bit special about sitting among the skyscrapers, and the signature cocktails certainly don't detract from the experience.
To get a bird's eye view of the city, jump aboard one of HeliNY's helicopter tours. Additionally, their airport service provides the speediest means for travelling between the airports and the metropolitan area.