U.S. Travel — New York
New York City Attractions
Greenwich Village — also known as the West Village
— is one of our favorite areas in New York City. Conveniently located in Lower Manhattan, tree-lined
Greenwich Village is dotted with historic townhouses, quaint little
cafés, neighborhood restaurants, nightclubs and specialty
Village is a FUN walking town — and
great for people-watching!
Steeped in history, Greenwich Village was once
home to famous writers, poets and artists, including Edgar
Allan Poe, Mark Twain, Walt Whitman, Norman Rockwell, Jackson
Pollock, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning... to name a few.
The Beat Generation
started here in the 1950s — Bob
Dylan, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsburg and Dylan Thomas frequented
the area. Today, there are a few celebrities who reside in the
Village — keep a look-out next time you're in the area.
Greenwich Village Entertainment
Catch a show here if you have time. Cherry Lane
Theater is New York's oldest, continuously running Off-Broadway
an usher here, prior to her fame.
Greenwich Village Specialty Shops
Greenwich Village has some wonderful little Specialty
Shops that you won't want to miss.
If you like cheese — we love it—
be sure to check out the very popular Murray's
Cheese Shop. Murray's offers an amazing selection of domestic
and imported cheeses, olives, gourmet foods,
fresh pasta and
sauces, olive oils... and more.
Fun Greenwich Village Restaurants
Feeling hungry? Be sure to stop by
Pizzeria on Bleecker Street — their thin-crust Brick Oven Pizza
is delicious. Expect a line during peak times, but it's worth the wait.
Bleecker Street and
Cornelia Street Restaurants
SoHo is Manhattan's
most famous Art District, located just a short walk from the Village.
Narrowest House in NYC
The brick townhouse pictured above, located on Bedford
Street in Greenwich Village, is the narrowest house
in New York City.
Picturesque Bleecker Street, located in
the heart of Greenwich Village is one of the most famous streets in the area.
Home to some great little restaurants and shops, it's not to be missed.
Stroll along nearby Cornelia
Street, located just off Bleecker — it's packed with
trendy little restaurants and cafés.
Looking for something different and FUN to do during your next visit to New York and Greenwich Village?
Take a New
York Food & Walking Tour.
Greenwich Village & Soho
"Hop-On Hop Off" Bus
If you're taking a New York City Double-Decker
Tour, Greenwich Village and Soho are featured stops along the "Downtown Loop" route. You can hop-on-and-off
Other stops include
the Empire State Building, Little Italy, Chinatown, Financial
Battery Park, South Street Seaport,
Square, Rockefeller Plaza, Radio City, United Nations, 42nd Street, and St.
NYC Double-Decker Bus
"Hop-on Hop-off" Tour
Sex in the City Tour
"Sex in the City" fans
will love this tour. A lot of the scenes from the popular TV
show were filmed in Greenwich Village. Visit over 35 famous
locations in the Village and around the city (where Carrie,
Samantha, Miranda and
shops and other FUN sites.
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Info and to Book
"Sex in the City" Hotspots Tour
- Bleecker Street
- Cornelia Street
- Murray's Cheese
- Specialty Shops
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