Make Wingate Midtown Manhattan your home base for all your Big Apple explorations. Our Midtown Manhattan hotel is centrally located near all the New York City action, offering easy access to the best attractions and things to do. Enjoy high-end shopping on Fifth Avenue, a leisure stroll through Central Park, or a visit to one of the city's most renowned art and cultural museums.
No matter what you're in the mood for, endless New York City thrills and entertainment await in Manhattan. Access to Penn Station, Grand Central Terminal and other NYC subway stations makes it easy to explore New York City at your own pace.
Madison Square Garden -
"The World's Most Famous Arena" brings world-class sports, music and entertainment to Midtown Manhattan. Madison Square Garden is a premier multipurpose event venue located right above Penn Station. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy college basketball, boxing, and tennis matches, or cheer on home teams like the New York Knick's or the New York Rangers. Madison Square Garden also plays host to the biggest concerts in town. For more information, visit www.thegarden.com.
Empire State Building -
Since its opening in 1931, the Empire State Building has been one of New York City's most visited tourist attractions. Soar 102 stories high to the Empire State Building Observatory where you'll discover exceptional panorama views of the glimmering New York City skyline. Join the self-guided audio-tour where you'll learn about how this famous Art Deco building and National Historic Landmark came to embody the spirit of the Big Apple. For more information, visit www.esbnyc.com.
Times Square -
There's always something going on in Times Square, the vibrant epicenter of New York City. Shimmering marquees, colorful digital advertisements and landmark shops, restaurants and attractions abound.
Snap photos of Time Square must-sees including Planet Hollywood, Hard Rock Cafe, MTV Studios, and ABC's Times Square Studio where Good Morning America is broadcasted live. Shop Toys "R" Us, Hershey's and the M&M store. Times Square is also home of the legendary New Year's Eve celebration. For more information, visit www.timessquarenyc.org.
Central Park -
Founded in 1980, Central Park is an urban oasis nestled amongst the energetic bustle of New York City. Explore this 800-acre park featuring stunning lakes, gardens and tree-lined pathways perfect for taking an afternoon stroll or jog.
Don't miss the lush Central Park Conservatory Gardens or the Belvedere Castle. Families of all ages can go wild at the Central Park Zoo. Park-goers can also catch live concerts, film festivals and theater shows throughout the park. For more information, visit www.centralparknyc.org.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art -
Situated on New York City's famed stretch known as "Museum Mile, the Metropolitan Museum of Art (also known as "The Met") boasts a permanent collection of over two million artworks spanning five thousand years.
Several curatorial departments feature paintings, sculptures, drawings, textiles, manuscripts and more from Europe, Ancient Egypt, the United States, and Asia. "The Cloisters" building in Upper Manhattan features an extensive collection of medieval art. For more information, visit www.metmuseum.org.
Grand Central Terminal -
Opened in 1914, Grand Central Terminal is not just a historic New York City transportation hub, but also a top destination for tourists and locals alike. Located at 42nd street and Park Avenue, Grand Central Terminal features a variety of dining and shopping options that are sure to amaze.
Pick up a gourmet snack or lunch to go at the Grand Central Market, or shop for everything from apparel, accessories, electronics and specialty gifts. For more information, visit www.grandcentralterminal.com.
Statue of Liberty -
Since its dedication in 1886, the Statue of Liberty has been a proud symbol of democracy and freedom. After a short ferry ride out into the New York Harbor, tour the on site museum exhibit, or ride the elevator to the Statue of Liberty pedestal observation deck and be greeted by spectacular views of the New York City skyline. A short ferry ride to Ellis Island reveals the location were over 12 million immigrants entered the United States in search of the "American Dream." For more information, visit www.nps.gov/stli.
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) -
The art world of the past and present come to life at the Museum of Modern Art. Paintings, sculptures, illustrated books, architecture, design, photography, performing art exhibitions and many other works of art make up the core of a permanent collection renowned around the world. Also enjoy rotating exhibitions, educational programs, lectures and events for family and kids. For more information, visit www.moma.org.
Jacob Javits Convention Center -
Host or attend a meeting, conference, exhibition, trade show or banquet at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. This New York City convention center is located in one of the largest financial, entertainment and cultural capitals of the world. Discover four levels featuring 769,000 square feet of flexible exhibition and meeting space. A reception or gala in the impressive Crystal Palace is sure to be unforgettable. On site planning services include catering services, high-tech audio-visual support, and gorgeous views of the Hudson River. For more information, visit www.javitscenter.com.
American Museum of National History -
Journey into the past at the American Museum of National History, located in Central Park West. Founded in 1869, this cultural attraction is sure to please history buffs wanting to learn more about world cultures and scientific history. The museum features a collection of full scale habitat dioramas, models and archeological remains of over 30,000 species. Enjoy a space show at the Hayden Planetarium or a mesmerizing documentary at the IMAX theater. For more information, visit www.amnh.org.