Should You Visit the Top of the Rock or the Empire State Building When in NYC?

Living The Q Life

The observation decks at both the Top of the Rock and at the Empire State Building offer incredible views of the city. If you have the time, we’d recommend going to both of them, but what if you don’t have the time, which one should you choose? No matter which one you choose, you won’t go wrong, but we’d recommend the Top of the Rock if we had to decide. There are several reasons that we would choose the Top of the Rock over the Empire State Building, although in the end it is probably a personal choice.

imgp4471 Outside of Rockefeller Center

imgp4560 View from the Empire State Building

img_0769 On the Top of the Rock with the Empire State Building Behind Us

imgp4490 View from the Top of the Rock

The observation deck at the Empire State Building is an iconic experience that has provided views of New York City for almost…

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One Comment on “Should You Visit the Top of the Rock or the Empire State Building When in NYC?

  1. I would recommend Top of the Rocks as well. First off all the queues are less and you get to see the Empire State Building properly in all its glory from there. At least this is what I experienced when I went to NY


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