2. Gullivers Gate, A Miniature World, in NYC

The spectacular $40 million, 49,000 square foot exhibit Gulliver’s Gate is currently on view, stretching a full city block wide, and featuring 300 miniature scenes from 50 countries. The tiny buildings and historic sites will take you around the globe with such treasures as the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Rome, Big Ben in London, and oh so many miniatures of favorite places in New York from the Brooklyn Bridge to the Guggenheim Museum and 9/11 Memorial. Each model was created in 1:87 scale. To give you an idea of the vastness of the exhibit, it includes 10,000 cars and 1,000 trains.

Gulliver’s Gate ticket purchase and viewings will be at 216 West 44th Street until December 30, 2017.