Greater New York City Holidays

New York City has something to offer just about anyone, whether your taste is the obscure and eclectic or classic, apple pie-and-baseball Americana. The five boroughs feature five distinct characters. A quick glance reveals the bustle and sophistication of Manhattan, fire-fighters and policemen living the family life in Staten Island, a tough urban ... Read more
character and baseball in the Bronx, Greek and Hispanic neighborhoods of Queens, and the cheeky hipsters, flourishing art scene, and brownstones in Brooklyn. Take the time to look a little deeper and the subtleties of each borough shine even brighter...whether you prefer a Russian feast in Brooklyn's Brighton Beach followed by a dip in the sea at Coney Island, or an authentic Chinese meal in Flushing, Queens, the tastes and sounds of the world are quite literally at your fingertips for the price of a round-trip subway fare.
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Things to see and do in Greater New York City

  • Central Park
    9.5894 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Sports, Zoo or Aquarium, Park
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  • Times Square
    8.7961 reviews
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  • Empire State Building
    9.0547 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark
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  • Brooklyn Bridge Park
    9.1480 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Bridge, Park, Popular
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New York is blessed with four unique seasons. Temperate travelers are advised to visit in the autumn or spring; winters here are freezing cold, and summer is extremely hot. If you're happy to bundle up, ... Read more
however, the Christmas season is well known for its magical lights and oversized tree at Rockefeller Center, while if you're happy to sweat it out, summer brings numerous outdoor concerts and often free performances. Autumn is crisp and cool, with events like Fashion Week bringing some glamour to the city, and the Spring is also a great time to visit, with sidewalk tables popping up at practically every restaurant, and outdoor sites to appreciate from the High Line park to cherry blossoms at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden.

Top Greater New York City restaurants

  • Eataly
    9.1200 reviews
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  • Katz's Delicatessen
    8.7193 reviews
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  • Ippudo NY
    9.1100 reviews
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    Ramen
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  • The Halal Guys
    9.287 reviews
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    Food Trucks, Halal
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Greater New York City reviews

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I had a really great time there! Went there for a 16 hour layover to go to Indonesia, and I saw most of Manhattan! It was really fun and I would love to go back

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New York’s amazing at night, going up the Empire State Building and seeing the city at night is a must.

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Sprawling city that moves a little too fast for me but plenty to do if you’ve got cash on the hip. Glad I’ve been and seen it but USA has much nicer places. 911 memorial and Central Park are a must, Yankee stadium not bad either.

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Breathtaking views, amazing food, beautiful architecture, awe inspiring history, 9/11 memorial

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Overwhelming but so amazingly beautiful, limitless things to do and explore but so expensive. Very artsy and creative with tons of museums and parks and things to see.

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A childhood dream has come to fruition! What an amazing city the people, the food, the history.
See you soon NYC

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i had a great time however be careful who you talk to, i also kinda got mugged

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NYC was the ultimate dream for me since childhood, and it surpassed all expectations.

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New York has something for everyone, doable on a budget (much to people’s dismay) or as a total luxury. Plan your trip ahead of time, carefully selecting your restaurants and must sees before you travel will help make your time a lot better spent!

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