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New YorkUnited States of America

The city that never sleeps is a non-stop rush of culture, history, and cosmopolitan flair.

Everything is slightly more thrilling in New York. Home to more than eight million people, this hub of American culture and finance buzzes with energy, and the best trips to New York City let you immerse yourself in the unforgettable local vibe. Wander through the neon-tinged streets of Times Square. Experience the bohemian paradise of Greenwich Village. Get away from the city life in picturesque Central Park, or check out the so-chic district of Chelsea. A New York vacation is the definition of a sensory experience.

Though NYC is divided into five distinct boroughs, the oblong-shaped island of Manhattan is the city’s iconic center. It’s here that you’ll discover the largest concentration of attractions and hotels, and the New York deals in the area are typically tough to beat. Search for New York City vacation packages in Midtown, if you’d like to be near the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center, or browse the cheap rates on the Lower East Side for a more eclectic mix of only-in-NYC boutiques and eateries. SoHo is an especially good place to base your holidays. Not only will you be near the city’s finest shops, but you’ll also have easy access to several well-connected subway stations.

Of course, NYC was once the primary entry point for immigrants sailing to the States, so you’ll discover a wealth of multicultural neighborhoods just waiting to be explored. Head to the cobbled streets of Little Italy for a taste of the old world, or browse the bustling Chinatown alleys to find the city’s best Peking duck. You might even track down a few discounts on souvenirs.

Though it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the tangle of streets and sights, don’t worry about getting lost. The subway system is simple to navigate — you’ll find maps posted in every station and on every train — and taxis are everywhere. Just be sure to time your travel to avoid the rush-hour traffic. Cabs are tougher to hail in the early evening hours, and the most popular subway lines can be uncomfortably crammed. Still, even if you can’t avoid the after-work crowds, think of it as another authentic element in your New York trip. You’ll be traveling like a local before you know it.

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Where to stay in New York

Wall Street - Financial District which includes street scenes, a city and an administrative building

Manhattan

4.5/5Wonderful!(3,031 area reviews)

American Museum of Natural History and Central Park are a few top attractions in Manhattan. Hop around the city on the metro at 81 St. - Museum of Natural History Station or 72 St. Station (Central Park West) and check out the area's fascinating museums, important monuments, and soaring skyscrapers.

Manhattan
Midtown showing a city

Midtown

4.5/5Wonderful!(445 area reviews)

Macy's and Bryant Park are a few top attractions in Midtown. Hop around the city on the metro at 42 St. - Bryant Pk. Station or 34 St. Station (Herald Square) and check out the area's fascinating museums, soaring skyscrapers, and acclaimed art galleries.

Midtown
Upper West Side, New York, New York, United States of America

Upper West Side

4.5/5Wonderful!(133 area reviews)

Known for its fascinating museums and popular shops, there's plenty to explore in Upper West Side. Check out top attractions like Beacon Theater and Lincoln Center, and jump on the metro at West 86th Street Station or 79 St. Station to see more of the city.

Upper West Side
The High Line Park featuring a city, street scenes and a park

Chelsea

4/5Very Good!(161 area reviews)

Chelsea is highly notable for its popular shops, and you might want to visit top sights like The High Line Park and Madison Square Garden. See more of New York by jumping on the metro at 23 St. Station (8th Av.) or 23 St. Station (7th Av.).

Chelsea
SoHo - Tribeca featuring street scenes and a city as well as a large group of people

SoHo

4.5/5Wonderful!(18 area reviews)

You might take some time to check out the abundant dining options in SoHo. Spend some time visiting top spots like Children's Museum of the Arts, and catch the metro at Prince St. Station or Spring St. Station to see more of the area.

SoHo
Grand Central Terminal

Midtown East

4.5/5Wonderful!(723 area reviews)

Travelers love Midtown East for its popular shops, and you can see more of New York by jumping on the metro at Lexington Av.-53 St. Station or 51 St. Station. You might spend time checking out top sights like Grand Central Terminal and St. Patrick's Cathedral.

Midtown East

Top Hotels in New York

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Arlo SoHo
Arlo SoHo
4 out of 5
231 Hudson Street, New York, NY
The price is CA $109 per night

Located in Manhattan, this boutique hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of New York University, One World Trade Center and National September 11 Memorial. Federal Reserve ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,843 reviews)

"The location is perfect fire the hotel. I love the artsy style. Everyone that worked there was super friendly. I will be staying there again in the future. The room was small but it still felt comfortable."…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

Arlo SoHo
Arlo NoMad
Arlo NoMad
4 out of 5
11 East 31st Street, New York, NY
The price is CA $136 per night

Located in Midtown, this boutique hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Empire State Building, Madison Square Park and Macy's. 33 St. Station (Park Av. S) is only ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (2,342 reviews)

"Quick and easy check-in, friendly staff and easy accessibility"…"

Reviewed on May 24, 2020

Arlo NoMad
Ravel Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Ravel Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
4 out of 5
8-08 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City, NY
The price is CA $143 per night

Located in Queens, this romantic hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Roosevelt Island, United Nations Headquarters and 5th Avenue. Empire State Building and Grand ...

3.8/5Good! (1,864 reviews)

"Absolutely love love love this hotel! This is actually one of my faves !"…"

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

Ravel Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham

Popular places to visit in New York

Broadway
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Broadway

4.5/5(2,214 reviews)

Visit the dazzling theater district of one of the world’s most exciting cities. Enjoy the shopping, dining and street entertainment as well.

Central Park
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Central Park

4.5/5(2,909 reviews)

Offering blissful respite from Manhattan’s concrete jungle, this is the perfect spot to rest weary feet or enjoy a picnic. 

Times Square
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Times Square

4.5/5(3,459 reviews)

New York’s infamous neon wonderland is hustle and bustle at its best, and an essential stop for all tourists.

Rockefeller Center
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Rockefeller Center

4.5/5(1,910 reviews)

One of Manhattan’s most iconic developments, this hub of business and entertainment was considered a remarkable feat when it was completed in the late 1930s.

Empire State Building
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Empire State Building

4.5/5(1,228 reviews)

No trip to New York is complete without zooming up the top of this iconic building, where the views of Manhattan are unmatchable.

Statue of Liberty
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Statue of Liberty

4.5/5(1,227 reviews)

This symbol of freedom, democracy and hope is one of the most famous statues in the world.

Top things to do in New York

Go New York Explorer Pass: 90+ Top Attractions & Tours
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Go New York Explorer Pass: 90+ Top Attractions & Tours

80% of travellers recommend
CA $91
Per adult
New York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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New York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

78% of travellers recommend
CA $82
Per adult
New York CityPASS: Admission to Top 6 New York Attractions
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New York CityPASS: Admission to Top 6 New York Attractions

90% of travellers recommend
CA $190
Per adult
Empire State Building General & Skip-the-Line Ticket Options
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Empire State Building General & Skip-the-Line Ticket Options

88% of travellers recommend
CA $64
Per adult
Early Access Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
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Early Access Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

90% of travellers recommend
CA $82
Per adult
The New York Sightseeing Flex Pass - Save Big on attractions
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The New York Sightseeing Flex Pass - Save Big on attractions

74% of travellers recommend
CA $97
Per adult

Reviews of New York

4.5

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
2695
5 - Excellent 60.91772151898734%
4 - Good
1490
4 - Good 33.67992766726944%
3 - Okay
204
3 - Okay 4.61121157323689%
2 - Disappointing
25
2 - Disappointing 0.5650994575045208%
1 - Terrible
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1 - Terrible 0.22603978300180833%

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

May 20, 2020

Definitely have been eager to visit New York for a long time. Overall, the trip was really fun as we went to different sites, shopped along time square, and ate at a lot of great restaurants.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Apr 14, 2020

As we were going I to the COVID-19 period the city was u see a social distancing request. It was nice to have NYC quiet however different than the norm.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Mar 24, 2020

We took the Staten Island Ferry which we took so we could get close pictures of the Statue of Liberty.

5/5 - Excellent

Brad

Mar 21, 2020

Love NYC. We visit every year.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Mar 21, 2020

Though this pandemic Corina virus and all major shopping and restaurants are locked down , there still a lot a good clean and amazing cafe Frame The best gourmet food in the neighborhood. and it’s fresh, it has excellent freKorean hot food to order.

5/5 - Excellent

Melinda

Mar 20, 2020

I love it and will be back

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