There is a wide variety of things to see and do whilst staying in New York. Here are some of the highlights, together with some essential information you may need during your holiday.
New York General Information
The destination that can introduce itself, New York is a bustling global city that is recognised the world over. For many visitors, Manhattan is still the focus of attention for most travellers but New York holidays enjoy fantastic attractions whichever side of the bay you visit.
New York has five distinct boroughs although most visitors head for Manhattan Island, with attractions such as Times Square and Central Park to the Empire State Building and Metropolitan Museum of Art, holidays to New York’ include some of the most iconic landmarks in the world.
Things to do in New York
Whether you come for a city break, a New York wedding or are visiting as a stop-over as part of a US tour, there are always ways to get the most out of this impressive and beautiful city. Holidays in New York enjoy access to some of the top visitor attractions such as; the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Central Park, the Guggenheim, Times Square, Rockefeller Plaza and more.
When to go to New York
A city that is alive all year round, holidays in New York can be enjoyed quite literally all year round. New York is packed with iconic attractions and annual events including; culture, sports, music, festivals, events and shopping.
The New York Times’ Arts & Leisure Weekend
Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
US Open Tennis
New York Film Festival
Chinese New Year
New York Boat Show
Rockefeller Center Tree lighting
River to River Festival
New York hotels
The five-star Westin Times Square New York Hotel stands on the corner of 43rd street and 8th Avenue, right in the heart of the Theatre District. The four-star Kimberly Midtown Apartments Hotel offers a versatile and cost-effective base from which to explore the city.
Touring in New York
Visiting New York as part of a multi-centre holiday or a tour is a fantastic way of incorporating a huge amount into one holiday. The Grand East is an 18-night tour that begins in New York and ends in Miami. Self-Drive Eastern Charms is an eight-night tour that begins and ends in New York
Weddings in New York
From the top of the Empire State Building to a yacht on the Hudson River, or the middle of Times Square, weddings in New York are as varied as the people who visit there each year. The city is growing in popularity for providing a chic wedding in cosmopolitan surroundings.
Planning a holiday to New York in 2013/2014?
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