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New York City Attractions Near Wellington Hotel

During your stay at the Wellington Hotel we hope you’ll enjoy the many New York City Attractions and Things to do in New York City.

Those marked with an * are especially close to the Wellington.

Attractions
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distance from Hotel
(miles & blocks)
km walking
time
(min.)
riding
time
(min.)
Abercrombie and Fitch 2.5 blocks .2 6 6
American Girl Place 6 blocks ¼ mile .4 15 10
Apple Store 4 blocks ¼ mile .4 15 8
Battery Park 6 miles 9.6 30
Bloomingdale's .6 miles .97 12 15
Blue Man Group 3 miles 4.8 25
*Broadway 1 block .16 2
Bryant Park 1 mile 1.6 15 20
Build-A- Bear Workshop
565 Fifth Av at 46th St
212.871.7080
.8 miles 1.3 15 12
*Carnegie Deli 1 block 1
*Carnegie Hall 1 block .16 2
*Central Park 3 blocks .48 5
Chelsea Piers 2½ miles 4.8 15
Children's Museum of Manhattan 1¾ miles 2.8 25 20
Chinatown 4 miles 6.4 25
*Christmas Tree Lighting
December 3, 2014
6 blocks .4 10
Circle Line 1.1 miles 1.8 20 15
*City Center ½ block .16 1
*Columbus Circle 4 blocks .6 5 6
Conference Center - Convene
810 Seventh Av at 53rd St
212 731 4934 convene.com
2 blocks; 2 minutes walk .005 2 2
Cruise Ship Piers ¾ mile 1.2 15
Currency Exchange
Cash Zone
140 W 55 St (bet 6/7 Av)
212.563.5568 Mon-Sat
1/3 block .001 1 n/a
Diamond District 8 blocks .4 miles .64 10 10
Disney Times Square Store
1540 Broadway (46 St)
.5 miles .8 12 10
Empire State Building 1.1 miles 1.8 20 15
FAO Schwarz 1/3 mile .7 10 10
*Fifth Avenue Shopping 2 blocks .32 5
Grand Central Terminal 1 mile 1.6 20 20
Grant's Tomb
Riverside Dr & 122 St (subway: #1, bus: #5)
3.4 mi 5.4 30
Hard Rock Cafe 11 blocks 1 12 12
Health Clubs/Gyms
Crunch Gym (formerly Gold's Gym)
$35 per day (subject to change)
250 W 54 St (7th Av & Broadway)
212-307-7760
2 blocks 0.3km 3 5
Equinox
members only
10 Columbus Cir (59th St & 8th Av)
212-871-0425
6 blocks 0.8km 8 8
New York Health & Racquet Club
$50 per day (subject to change)
110 W 56 (6th & 7th Av)
212-541-7200
1.5 blocks 0.3km 3 5
New York Underground Fitness
$20 per day (subject to change)*
440 W 57 St (9th & 10th Av)
212-957-4781
*special multi-day discounts available
3 blocks 0.4km 10 8
High Line
Gansevoort St to W 20 St
2.25 miles 3.6 30 20
Houses of Worship
Central Synagogue
Lexington Av at the corner of 55th St
5 blocks 0.7km 15 10
Church of St Mary the Virgin (Episcopal)
145 W 46 St between Sixth & Seventh Av
10 blocks, 1/2mi 0.8km 20 12
St Bartholomew's Church (Episcopal)
Park Avenue at 50/51st St.
9 blocks, 1/2mi 0.8km 20 12
St Patrick's Cathedral (Roman Catholic)
Fifth Avenue at 50th Street
7 blocks, 1/3mi 0.7km 18 10
International Center of Photography
1133 Avenue of the Americas (43 St)
.7 mi or 13 blocks 1.1 15 10
Jacob K. Javits
Convention Center
2.3 miles 3.2 30 20
Liberty Helicopter 1 ¾ miles 2.6 20
Library, NY Public ¾ mile 1 20 20
Lincoln Center for the
Performing Arts
10 blocks or
½ mile
.8 12 15
Little Italy 3.9 miles 6.25 25
Macy's 1 mile 1.6 15
*Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1 block 0 0 0
Madame Tussauds
234 W 42 St (7th & 8th Av)
866-841-3505
.7 miles or 13 blocks 1.1 15 10
Madison Square Garden 1 mile 1.6 20 15
Madison Square Park (Fifth and Madison
Avenues, 23rd and 26th Streets
2.2 mile 3.5 35 20
Museums
American Folk Art Museum
Lincoln Square (opposite Lincoln Center)
212-265-1040
12 blocks or .6 mi .8 15 10
American Museum of Natural History 1½ miles 2.2 20 15
Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum 1½ miles 3.2 40 15
Discovery Times Square
226 W 44 St (7 & 8 Av)
11 blocks or.55 miles 16.5 13 15
The Frick Collection 1 mile 1.6 20 20
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Av at 89th St
1.9 miles ¾ 30 20
Intrepid Air & Space Museum 1 mile 1.6 20 15
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Av at 92nd St
212-423-3200
2 miles 3.2 40 15
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Av at 82nd St
212-535-7710
1.5 miles 2.4 30 15
*MoMA (Museum of Modern Art)
11 W 53 St between Fifth & Sixth Avs
212-708-9400
3 blocks ¼ 5 5
The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Av at 36 St
212-685-0008
1.4 miles 2.25 30 15
*Museum of Arts and Design
2 Columbus Ci at Broadway
212-299-7777
.4 block .6 5 6
Museum of Chinese in America
215 Centre St (between Grand & Howard Sts)
212-619-4785
3.7 miles 5.9 60 30
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Av (103 St)
212-534-1672
3 miles 8 30
Museum of Jewish Heritage 6 miles 9.6 25 30
Museum of Radio & Television 5 blocks .4 10 20
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Av at 103rd St
212-534-1672
2.5 miles 4 45 25
Museum of Tolerance
226 E 42nd St (between Second and Third Avs)
212-697-1180
1.1 mile 1.7 15 20
National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green (between State & Whitehall Sts)
212-514-3700 free
5 miles 8 30
New Museum
235 Bowery
212-219-1222
3.5 miles 5.4 40 20
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West at 77th Street
New York, NY 10024
212-873-3400
1.25 miles 2 25 15
New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex
Grand Central Terminal 42 St (between Venderbilt & Lexington Avs)
212-878-0106
Onassis Cultural Center
645 Fifth Av at 51 St
onassisusa.org
6 blocks .5 10 10
Rubin Museum of Art
150 W 17 St
212-620-5000
rmanyc.com
2.3 miles 3.7 40 15
South Street Seaport Museum (temporarily closed)
12 Fulton St (Water/South)
212-748-8600
5 miles 8 30
The Tenament Museum
97 Orchard Street 212-982-8420
(buy tickets at 108 Orchard Street)
4 miles 6.4 25
Whitney Museum of American Art
945 Madison Av at 75th St
212-570-3600
1.25 miles 2 25 15
*New Year's (Times Square) 5 blocks ½ 5
New York Waterway 1½ miles 2 20
*NYC & Company Visitors Center
(closing Sep 7)
2 blocks .3 3
Official NYC Information Center at Macy's Herald Square
151 W 34 St (Seventh Av & Broadway) - Mezzanine
212.484.1222
M-F 9a-7p, S 10a-7p, Su 11a-7p (Closed Thanksgiving)
1 mile 1.6 15 20
Official NYC Information Center - South Street Seaport
Hornblower Cruises on the East River Waterfront
Esplanade at Pier 15. 212.484.1222
May-Aug 9a-7p, Sep-Apr 9a-5p
5 miles 8 30
Official NYC Information Kiosk - City Hall
Southern Tip of City Hall Park on the Broadway side at
Park Row. 212.484.1222
M-F 9a-6p, S-Su 19a-5pm, Holidays 9a-3p
May-Aug 9a-7p, Sep-Apr 9a-5p
5 miles 8 30
Official NYC Information Kiosk - Chinatown
At the triangle where Canal, Walker & Baxter Streets
meet. 212.484.1222 10a-6p daily, holidays 10a-3p
4 miles 6.4 25
NY SKYRIDE 1.1 mile 1.8 20 15
The Paley Center for Media
25 W 52 St
5 blocks 1 10 10
*Parades 1-2 blocks
Penn Station
7th/8th Av bet 31st & 33rd St
1.2 miles 1.2 20 15
The Pershing Square Signature Center
480 W 42 St at 10th Av (Signature Theatre)
1.2 miles 2 15 15
Planet Hollywood
Broadway at 44th St
½ mile 1 10 12
Port Authority Bus Terminal
20 15 8th Av/40th-42nd St
¾ mile 1.2 20 15
*Radio City Music Hall
Av of the Americas/50th St
6 blocks ½ 10 8
Ripley's Believe It or Not
42nd St/7th-8th Av
.7 miles or 13 blocks 1.1 15 10
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Annex NYC (76 Mercer St) 3.2 miles 5 60 25
*Rockefeller Center 5 blocks ½ 10 8
*Saks Fifth Avenue 7 blocks .5 10 10
Sony IMAX ¾ mile 1.2 20 15
Sony Wonder 3 blocks .8 8 10
South Street Seaport 5 miles 8 30
Spirit Cruises 2.5 miles 4.8 15
Supermarkets
Morton Williams
140 W 57 St (6 & 7 Av)
212-586-7750
3 blocks 1/4 5 5
Whole Foods
10 Columbus Circle (lower concourse)
212-873-9600
6 blocks 1/2 10 10
Statue of Liberty 6 miles 9.6 30
*Theatre District 2 blocks .32 4
*Tiffany's 4 blocks .7 8 10
*Time Warner Center 5 blocks .4 5 6
*Times Square 6 blocks .6 10 10
*TKTS 8 blocks .4 miles .6 8 6
*Top of the Rock 5 blocks ½ 10 8
Union Square 2 miles 3 30 20
United Nations 1¾ miles 2.8 25 20
Wall Street 6 miles 9.6 30
World Yacht 1.1 miles 1.8 20 15