City Vacation Travel Tips | New York City (New York)

City trips have become very popular as cities offer a lot of activities and things to see. Often the big capital cities are visited where you can experience the pulsating metropolitan life. You are close to where the action is and there are a lot of famous shops to visit.

City Vacation in New York

New York, New York! The City that never sleeps is waiting for you, so come. Accommodation

Hotel Casablanca in Times Square is well regarded and in a great location, but a bit pricey. If you´re looking for something cheaper, try the Hotel 41 in the same location but more affordable. If you just want to go where the in-crowd goes, stay in Manhattan at The Standard Hotel, full of cool design and cool people.

New York City

Museums

Do you love contemporary art? The Guggenheim Museum are right up your street. Get back to nature at the Natural History Museum or discover Bodies – The Exhibition. If that´s too gruesome for you, head to the lesser well known Museum of the moving image in Queens…or if you’re a geek why not marvel at the design at the huge Apple store on 5th Avenue? As with everything in New York City, there is always an exciting exhibition in one of the many museums coming up. Stay up to date and check out what’s happening whilst you´re exploring the city if cities.

Parks

Most famous of all the green open spaces in New York is Central Park with 853 acres of land and plenty of ways to keep you busy. Ride the Central Park Carousel, take a walking tour or row across the lake and don´t forget to pack a picnic. During the summer you even can watch open-air Shakespeare plays.

New York City

Getting Around

New York is fast-paced and a fantastic transport network keeps the city hustling and bustling. Get where you need to go by hailing a New York cab or ride the extensive subway network. Otherwise, there are also reliable trains and buses.

Food

If you´re looking for a more refined experience, book a table at the Bull and Bear Bar or the Restaurant at the Waldorf Astoria hotel. Here you can enjoy classic contemporary dishes and celeb spotting.

Nightlife

New York – the city that never sleeps…thanks to a vibrant nightlife. Fill every night of the week with something new. If you´re looking for a bar, try The Jazz Standard bbq or Pen Top Bar with amazing views.

If you´re looking to add more adventure to your holiday, enjoy a helicopter tour promising fantastic views of this colorful city or take a speedboat ride.

Finally, when you are booking hotels in different countries, always tell them you are planning on staying longer than you actually are, as some hotels in different European countries will not reserve you a room if you are only planning on staying one or two nights. You can always cancel the reservation later.

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