As the tallest building in New York City, you can’t help but be entranced by the Empire State Building. Yet waiting in the sometimes hours long line to see its famous view can ruin any source of awe one was expecting to feel.
We’ve got the solution to your tourist problems.
Go at night.
The ESB Observatory has hours fit for the City That Never Sleeps. It’s open until 2am.
Once the sun sets, it’s like a whole new world up there. Instead of families and tourists clamoring to get the best skyline shot (is there even one?), the crowd turns to New Yorkers and couples. The wait to get up to the top is slim to none and it’s quiet and spacious enough to feel like you’re on top of the world- alone.
Yes, the ESB Observatory is as incredible and romantic as it sounds.