The Upper East Side is home to some of the most famous museums in the world. The Fifth Avenue area contains the majority of these museums. The area is called the "Museum Mile." Some of the great museums you are sure to want to visit in the area include The Jewish Museum of New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of the City of New York, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Spend the day visiting each of these museums for one of the best days you can have on the Upper East Side.
If hitting the town is what you had in mind, head down to American Trash. This is one of the best bars on the Upper East Side. As you may have noted from the name, this is not your everyday, ordinary bar. The 20-year old establishment has been a favorite amongst visitors and residents alike. Inside visitors are treated to eight plasma televisions, a jukebox filled with rock-n-roll favorites, video games, and a pool table. Many nights there is live music from a local band as well. The bar is located at 1471 1st Ave., between East 76th and East 77th Streets.
Dangerfield's is the place to be to laugh the night away. Many of the most famous comics made their start here, including Jay Leno and Jim Carey. You can rest assured there is always a great comedian waiting to make you laugh any night of the week, all at an affordable price. Dangerfield's is located at 1118 1st Ave., between East 61st and East 62nd Streets.