This is the city where dreams are made, known fondly as the "Big Apple", New York City, famously iconic, vibrant and vast. New York City can be easily described as the restaurant, cultural, shopping and nightlife capital of America. This multicultural city is made up of five distinctly different boroughs Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island. Each of these boroughs is different and features a multitude of entertainment and attraction options for any visitor to explore. With a multitude of things to discover within this great city most visitors run out of time before running out of things to see. From the well-known tourist attractions of the Brooklyn Bridge, Empire State Building, Central Park and Statue of Liberty, to the numerous museums, restaurants, street vendors and shopping havens you will find something to fill your days. Your evenings will be filled with superb cuisine, colourful cocktails, Broadway shows and the excitement of Times Square. New York makes an amazing and everlasting impression on any visitor and will draw you back again and again.
What to See:
The list of what to see in this amazing city is endless, at the top of most visitors list are the well know tourist attractions of Times Square, Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building and many more. However a visit to this city is not complete without engrossing yourself into the cities lifestyle this means living and experiencing this vibrant city as a local New Yorker would. Relax and take a walk through Central Park, sit and soak up the sun like the locals do, eat street food from the many vendors or visit a famous diner, visit the many multicultural mini cities like China Town and Little Italy. To get around in New York your best option is to do as the locals do and walk, everything within Manhattan is close together; alternatively use the subway as this connects all boroughs of New York City.
Where to Stay:
The options for accommodation in New York City are endless, however be prepared to pay. Accommodation throughout the five boroughs is highly priced and sought after, you can find cheaper accommodation but you will still be paying a higher price than other cities around the world. The types of accommodation are varied from the exclusive and luxurious five star hotels, the rental apartments, motels and multitudes of backpacker hostels and lodges. With all accommodation options being centrally located to the city centre or easily accessed by the underground or taxis, you will be surrounded by the electric energy of this vast and busy city. Follow the link to source some great accommodation deals
A Few Must See Destinations:
Statue of Liberty
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum of Modern Art
Ground Zero - World Trade Centre Memorial
Empire State Building
Grand Central Station
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