6. High Line
High Line is a park, and parks have no admission fees. The park has been created on a disused railroad track. The spectacular views of the Hudson River are reason enough to visit this scenic place. The park connects the Meatpacking district with Chelsea’s Galleries and to the Javits Center which lies on the south of Hell’s Kitchen.
7. The New York Public Library
New York’s most famous library and probably one of the best in the world, turned a century old in 2011. The entrance of the library is adorned by two marble lions named Patience and Fortitude. Simply walking past these iconic structures is an experience of a lifetime. Inside the library, the reading room can fit 500 patrons. If you are not a reader, then you may enjoy some of the exhibits which include the original Declaration of Independence, the fabulous Guttenberg Bible and 431,000 old maps. The free tours for all are at 11am and 2pm Monday to Saturday.
8. Rockefeller Center Public Art
The 22 acre Rockefeller Center is known for its massive Christmas tree in December. But at all other times you can enjoy the artistic statues at the center. If you have an eye for art then visiting this center is bound to inspire you. The best part is that there is no admission fee. You will find this to be one of the best places in the world to visit for free.
9. Staten Island Ferry
The Staten Island Ferry is probably the best free trips that you can get. It is one of the greatest attractions on the Eastern Seaboard. The ferry carries approximately 19 million people every year. While the ferry is technically a mode of transportation between Staten Island and Manhattan, many people take the ferry to reach New York – one of the best places to visit in the world.
10. Old Stone House
Located at Fifth Avenue, between 3rd and 4th street, Park Slope, Brooklyn; the Old Stone House is a Breuckelen legacy which reminds visitors of Brooklyn’s Dutch origins. It is a survivor from the unfortunate Battle of Brooklyn. The Old Stone House exhibits bits of the battle. There is a suggested donation of $3 for those who enter, but there is no pressure to pay it if you do not want to.
So, make your plan to travel New York and visit these places.