Plan Your Visit
Whether visiting for business or pleasure, Lower Manhattan can be one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences a guest can have. Known as the most historic neighborhood in New York, Lower Manhattan offers a multitude of places to stay, eat and shop, things to do and sites to see.
The various categories below will help you plan your visit to Lower Manhattan:
Lower Manhattan offers welcoming accommodations for business or leisure travelers that fit every preference and budget. more >>
Located at the heart of the World Trade Center, the National September 11 Memorial is a place of remembrance honoring those killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2011 and February 26, 1993. Reservations to visit can be made online. more>>
Museums and Attractions
Discover and celebrate New York's diverse heritage by visiting its many museums, landmarks and historic sites. more >>
From City Hall to The Battery, our Highlights of Lower Manhattan tour offers visitors an overview of some of the most significant sites in the area. more >>
Shopping and Dining
Lower Manhattan is home to hundreds of world-class shops and restaurants. Our comprehensive directory of goods and services will help you find everything you're looking for. more >>
Meeting and Event Space
Lower Manhattan offers an abundance of meeting and event space — whether small or large, indoor or outdoor, for business meetings or social occasions, you're guaranteed to find the space you're looking for. more >>
Maps and Guides
Order our free maps and guides in advance to help you get started with your visit. more >>
Lower Manhattan is widely accessible via its extensive public transportation network that includes 12 subway lines, local and express bus service, multiple ferry routes, PATH train service to New Jersey and even its own FREE Downtown Connection bus service. more >>
Frequently Asked Visitor Questions
See a list of our most frequently asked visitor questions with some helpful answers and links to useful resources. more >>
So Much Fun For Free
New York’s most exciting and enticing destination has more to see and do than any other square mile in the world – and much of it is free! more >>
Let Us Guide You!
The Downtown Alliance publishes a number of FREE maps and guides to suit your interests.
Children's Creative Learning Centers
The Children's Creative Learning Center has reopened and provides a unique and thoughtful approach to child care for children 6 weeks - 5 yearsLearn More