- By kevin
- On Jun 21, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
Follow our New York city guide to make the most of your New York holiday,or book the tour from NYC to Boston to look around.New York City Tourist Attractions include the typical Empire State Building,Statue of Liberty,Museums of Modern Art and Natural History,Central Park and so much more.Some of our newer attractions include One World Observatory,9-11 Museum,Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and Times Square.
What to see on a New York city break?
Thanks to our convenient flight times,you can still have an action-packed New York city break.The important thing to do is plan your itinerary ahead of time,ensuring that you book a hotel that is in easy reach of the New York sights you want to see.Pre-booking activities and tickets to sights in advance will also help you make the most of your New York short break.Read our classic and curious 48-hour guides to New York for more inspiration.
With so much to see and do in New York,it can be tricky to know where to start,but don’t fret–our essential guide to holidays in New York will have you looking like a local in no time.
Where are the best places to stay in New York?
We know how important it is to be in the heart of the action when you're on a New York city break,and with hundreds of hotels across a number of neighbourhoods,you’re bound to find your perfect stay.With five boroughs ripe for exploration,New York has one of the most exciting hotel scenes in the world.Most first-time visitors base themselves in Manhattan,which is home to the city’s famous sights–and certainly isn’t short of hotel choices,from budget to boutique.But if you’re looking to get to know a different side to the city,its other boroughs have plenty of options,too.
The Upper East Side is all about old-school glamour,with easy access to the Guggenheim,the Met and Madison Avenue’s high-end boutiques.Midtown Manhattan encompasses a host of must-see sights,from the Empire State Building and Times Square to Broadway and Radio City Music Hall.Over on the west side,the once gritty Meatpacking District is all about glamorous foodie hotspots,rooftop bars and,of course,the High Line,while the Lower East Side’s art galleries,party scene and brunch spots cater to students,artists and fashionistas alike.Read our classic and curious New York neighbourhood guides to find out more.
New York City Museums–The Met
The Metropolitan Museum of Art(aka The MET)contains more than 2 million works spanning 5,000 years and is the number one attraction in New York City,counting over 5 million visitors annually.Even those who think Art or Museums are not their thing can spend days here and still not experience a small portion of their art collections,famous exhibits,special events,multiple restaurants,rooftop garden,live music,museum tours and much more!
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