New York has something to offer every traveler, from world-class theater and art to one-of-a-kind attractions and a whole host of architectural wonders. To shape your schedule and best experience the city in three days, check out our recommendations below.
New York City Madison Avenue
Madison Avenue, New York City
Find art galleries, museums, and Central Park, only one block west, on 5th Avenue. If you’re a shopping enthusiast, browse the designer stores of Roberto Cavalli, Dior, and Gucci on a private, luxury shopping tours. Alternatively, see landmark buildings on an architecture walking tour or get your bearings with ease on a sightseeing bus tour, most of which drive along Madison and pass Times Square and Bryant Park.
Our driver Scott was awesome. He worked with us on our itinerary and what we wanted to see and do. When we made a stop, we would call him when we were done and he was right there to pick us up! So worth the price, we will do it again.
Stacey_H, Dec 2021
Things to Know Before You Go
Arts enthusiasts shouldn't miss Madison Avenue's world-renowned galleries and museums on Museum Mile.
Keep an eye out for views of New York's iconic buildings, such as the Empire State and MetLife Buildings, and St. Patrick's Cathedral.
Madison Avenue is wheelchair- and stroller-accessible.
How to Get There
Madison Avenue covers a long swath of Manhattan—it runs north to south, from 23rd Street to 142nd Street. You can easily reach Madison Avenue by subway or bus; take the 4, 5, or 6 train, which runs along Lexington Avenue, two blocks east of Madison. You can also take the M1 bus, which runs uptown on Madison Avenue, and downtown on 5th Avenue.
When to Get There
There's never a bad time to visit Madison Avenue, with most shops and restaurants open seven days a week. If you're visiting Madison along with one of New York's nearby museums (such as the Guggenheim or Metropolitan Museum of Art), plan to visit during the week—museums are most crowded on weekends.
Visiting the Morgan Library & Museum
One of New York's hidden gems is the Morgan Library & Museum. The museum hosts public programs, events, and rotating art exhibitions from an Italian Renaissance-style villa. The 1906 library—home to paintings, Netherlandish tapestry, and ornate bookshelves—make it worth a trip. The museum is located at 225 Madison Avenue and hosts free hours, weekly, on Friday evenings.
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