New York City, or “The Big Apple” or “The City that Never Sleeps” has so much to offer that it would take a lifetime to experience it all. No matter what the occasion or what type of tourist you are, New York City has you covered.
New York City, also known as “The Big Apple” or “The City that Never Sleeps”, has so much to offer that it would take a lifetime to experience it all. No matter what the occasion or what type of tourist you are, New York City has you covered.
Looking for entertainment? One shouldn’t leave New York City without catching a Broadway show or two. Nestled in Manhattan, there are hundreds of spots to catch a show or music performance, some of the most well-known are Carnegie Hall and Madison Square Garden.
Ready to sight-see? Wear comfortable shoes as New York City is a walking town. Take a day and walk through Central Park, admiring the green space in the middle of the city. The Guggenheim Central park should be on your list of museums to check out as is the “Met” or Metropolitan Museum of Art. Walk the High Line to see an elevated view of the town with lots of places to stop along the way. Looking to get even higher? Visit the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building or One World Observatory to view the city from a bird’s eye view. One of the most iconic tourist destinations is the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. It is well worth booking your tour (in advance) to visit this landmark and get a look into the past and learn how New York has been a tourist destination for its lifetime.
Hop on the subway to save your feet while getting from neighborhood to neighborhood. They are surprisingly easy to navigate and much cheaper than taxis. Check out China Town, Little Italy, Brooklyn or go all the way to Jersey!
Hungry? Whatever type of food you are looking for, New York City has it. It’s a city filled with street carts, diners, lounges, hole in the wall restaurants, iconic restaurants and enough James Beard-winning chefs to keep you eating for years. Check Eater.com for great suggestions for all types of food. Don’t overlook the classic food though. The pizza, bagels and hot dogs truly are famous for a reason in New York City and can be found almost everywhere.
No matter what time of year, occasion or event you are looking for, book your New York City vacation rental today to explore all that this epic city has to offer!
New York City has 3 major airports to choose from, John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), and La Guardia International Airport (LGA). All three are a bit away from the action of Manhattan, but there are many options for getting into town.
The fastest way to get to New York City is by taxi or rideshare or by trying your hand on the subway. Check the New York Transit website for routes and lines stops that will best get you to your vacation rental. Other options are shuttles, major rideshare companies or car rentals, which all service the airport and can get you to your vacation rental.
Getting around town? If you’re staying in the city, utilize the subway or public transportation or taxi/ride shares to get to and from your vacation rental with ease. Parking is limited and expensive, so if you rent a car, make sure you plan for that.
In New York City, June – August are the hottest months of the year with many days around 85 degrees. January – February are the coldest months and temperatures can drop to below 30 degrees. January is the wettest month while November is the driest. New York City experiences all four seasons each year with varying temperatures in each season. Make sure you book a vacation rental with your preferred heating and cooling options to make your visit comfortable no matter what season you visit.
In New York City, accommodation is abundant. Most of the almost 25,000 vacation rental options are Apartment/Condos with an average nightly price of around $300. The median size is about 800 ft² which makes them a great fit for small groups or families, as most can accommodate 2-4 people. Whatever type of accommodation you are looking for, there are many options in New York City to choose from for your next vacation rental.
Statue of Liberty -https://www.nps.gov/stli/index.htm
Ellis Island -https://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/
Wall Street - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wall_Street
Time’s Square -https://www.timessquarenyc.org/
Empire State Building - https://www.esbnyc.com/
Chrysler Building - https://freetoursbyfoot.com/visit-the-chrysler-building/
Central Park - http://www.centralparknyc.org/
Metropolitan Museum of Art - https://www.metmuseum.org/
The Guggenheim Museum https://www.centralpark.com/things-to-do/attractions/guggenheim-museum/
Carnegie Hall - https://www.carnegiehall.org/
Madison Square Garden - https://www.msg.com/madison-square-garden