W New York - Union Square is uniquely set at the intersection of uptown and downtown. Let the location energize you with its innovative culture of film, art, music and fine dining. Spend the day shopping downtown in the West Village or uptown on 5th Avenue. Explore the Green Market in the Square or relax in the greenery of Central Park. When the lights go out and the music turns up, find a late-night release in the urban playground. Mingle in the Lower East Side, sip sophisticated cocktails or see an off Broadway show in SoHo or head to the Meatpacking District for electric beats and a vibrant crowd.
Grand Central Station provides high end shopping and popular tourist stops such as Rockefeller Plaza,The Today Show,and the Museum of Modern Art. Wander through the boutiques of 57th Street and Madison Avenue. The Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Whitney Museum, and Central Park or take the commuter rail service to northern New York suburbs and Connecticut.
Be adventurous at Chelsea Piers—a sports village with six separate athletic facilities. Check out the art galleries. Relax in the sun at Bryant Park, explore the Reading Room at the magnificent Public Library, see a show in the Theater District. Along lower Fifth Avenue stop in to the Empire State Building. Also, there's Madison Square Garden and Penn Station with rail service to the North-East Corridor and commuter rail service to Long Island and New Jersey.
For the meals bursting with the flavor of New York, stroll over to the lower east side neighborhoods. And via convenient car or bus service, The Hamptons, Shelter Island and vineyards of the North Fork are quick stop away.
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