Upper East Side, New York City

The Upper East Side, sometimes abbreviated as UES, is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, between Central Park/Fifth Avenue, 59th Street, the East River, and 96th Street. The area incorporates several smaller neighborhoods, including Lenox Hill, Carnegie Hill, and Yorkville. Once known as the Silk Stocking District, it is now one of the most affluent neighborhoods in New York City.
By using our New York City driving holiday planning tool , you can arrange your visit to Upper East Side and other attractions in New York City.
Source
map
Create an itinerary including Upper East Side
Places to stay near Upper East Side
Upper East Side Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
225 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • It is a neighborhood of luxury in Manhattan. It is between the Central Park and the East River. Although there are several worthy of touring museums, this is a nice neighborhood to walk and get lost among the streets.
    View original
  • Some if the best museums are here like me met, bruer and the neue. All world class places. A number of Lessie known ones are here too as well as a myriad of restaurants suited to all tastes and pocket...  more »
  • Lots of residence buildings around here. The Museum mile is here including the MET and the Ukranian Institute  more »

Plan your trip to New York City

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Upper East Side by other users

60 days in New York City BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in New York City BY A USER FROM MONGOLIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 33 days in New York City BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 40 days in United States & Toronto BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, relaxing, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: December, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 42 days in New York City BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in New York City BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 42 days in New York City BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 44 days in New York City BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 28 days in New York City BY A USER FROM MONGOLIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 43 days in New York City BY A USER FROM FAROE ISLANDS June, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 30 days in New York City BY A USER FROM MONGOLIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in New York City BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans