New York City is an exciting destination for any kind of traveler. It’s a city that deserves hours spent lingering in cafes, neighborhood communities, museums and star attractions.

If you can spend a week in New York City, I say do it!  But for most people 3 days in New York is all they can afford or have time for.

So we’ve put together this NYC 3 day itinerary to help you have a great time without too much stressing about planning and searching.

We’re keeping this NYC itinerary focused on different areas of New York each day to reduce your travel time and costs. It’s also an itinerary designed to visit the main NYC attractions.

Top Tip for Your New York City Vacation: Save money on sightseeing in NYC by getting yourself a New York Sightseeing Pass

Day 1  Financial District & Brooklyn   The Oculus 911 Memorial Site One World Observatory 911 Museum Wall Street The Brooklyn Bridge DUMBO, Brooklyn

You can’t visit New York without indulging on pizza. You’ll find slices of it on every street corner

Day 2: Empire State Building, High Line and Central Park Empire State Building High Line / Flatiron District Bryant Park Fifth Avenue Central Park Broadway Times Square

Big Tip #2 - Skip the Line You can save a ton of time by ordering tickets to popular attractions like the Empire State Building online.

Day 3 Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Washington Square Molly’s Cupcake Greenwich Village Rockefeller Center

Why not end your NYC  3 day itinerary with a glorious sunset at the Top of the Rock? Be aware this is the most popular tome of the day to visit. So you’ll want to book your timed visit in advance. Lines will be long.

Read more about making the most of your 3 Days in NYC in our 3 Day NYC Itinerary to Experience Popular New York Attractions article.

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