Hudson Yards
People walking by the giant sculpture at Hudson Yards, NYC
People walking by the giant sculpture at Hudson Yards, NYC

Hudson Yards Tours and Tickets

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Free admission

One of New York City’s newest neighborhoods, Hudson Yards is a glistening complex of buildings hugging the Hudson River near the High Line. Visitors can shop, dine, and enjoy the arts, head to the Shed for cultural events, walk around the Vessel—a large piece of public art—and enjoy the view from the Edge, a glass-sided outdoor sky deck.

  • Manhattan, New York City, New York, 10001

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Cynthia_S, Aug 2023
Great experience.
Our tour guide Kendra was very knowledgeable of the area. I recommend this tour with the Edge experience. The view is Amazing.
JANE_B, Jul 2023
Capitalism at its finest, explained well
The tour was extremely informative due to our wonderful tour guide, Ellen. Not only did she take us to each spot and give us the standard information, but her clear passion and knowledge of history made it feel as if we had behind-the-scenes knowledge of everything Hudson Yards. The stories were fascinating, and her background in theater helped carried her voice and make the stories even more exciting. Highly recommend for an educational experience with a bit of relaxing exercise (walking)!
Jenny_L, May 2023
Excellent
Wonderful tour of Hudson Yards / high Line & The Edge. Jared is a very knowledgeable and engaging tour guide
Larry_H, Jan 2022
Interesting and stimulating tour that brings NYC history to life
This tour was a wonderful experience. I learned so much about the history of NYC and about this brilliant urban renewal and artistic project. Hats off to Jeffrey who was a warm and knowledgeable guide. I enjoyed this tour very much and highly recommend it.
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Q:Do you have to pay for Hudson Yards?
A:No. The neighborhood known as Hudson Yards is free to enter, as are its stores, shops, bars, eateries, and the High Line public park. But you’ll need to pay to enjoy many Hudson Yard attractions such as City Climb, Edge, and most exhibitions and events at The Shed.
Q:Is it worth visiting Hudson Yards?
A:Whether it’s worth visiting Hudson Yards depends on how much time you have in NYC and what your interests are. First-time weekenders will probably want to stick with bigger ticket attractions. Photographers, on the other hand, won’t want to miss Edge, while shoppers will find retail therapy aplenty.
Q:Is parking free at Hudson Yards?
A:No. Parking is not free for everyday visitors to Hudson Yards. But travelers who choose to come by car can save money with discount codes for some nearby parking garages. Most NYC locals find taking the subway to be more convenient than self-driving to this Midtown Manhattan location.
Q:What is the best time to visit Hudson Yards?
A:The best time to visit Hudson Yards depends on what you want to do there. Sunset is a signature time for capturing panoramic photos from Edge. Foodies will find early evening more atmospheric than lunchtime. Shops are generally less busy in the mornings and afternoons (outside the office lunch break).
Q:How long does it take to walk around Hudson Yards?
A:With 14 acres (6 hectares) of public space plus more than 100 shops and food and drink outlets, you could easily spend a full day exploring Hudson Yards. Guided tours usually take an hour or more, but time-pressed travelers can stroll past the main highlights in about 20 minutes.
Q:What should you not miss at Hudson Yards?
A:Although Vessel remains closed to visitors, this 150-foot (46-meter) beehive-like structure is a photo op worth having—as are the shots from Edge, the 1,100-foot (340-meter) observation deck. The Shops mall features over 1 mile (1.5 kilometers) of retail heaven, while you can also walk the High Line public park.