A city of lights and grandeur, New York has more than enough to entice and entertain visitors from every corner of the world and walk of life. Between its many museums, urban parks and various historical sites, there are all manner of activities to keep you and fellow travellers occupied for every moment of your stay. The Empire State Building is a true icon of the city and a mainstay of Hollywood movies since its appearance in King Kong. Dynamic lighting effects that change through the seasons give the landmark its own personality, while those that scale its dizzying heights can savour a premier panoramic view of the city below and beyond. Visiting New York without visiting Lady Liberty herself
is a definite no. You’ve plenty of time to admire this landmark from a distance as you arrive aboard the Staten Island Ferry, or take in the spectacle from affair at Battery Park, all 46 metres of it. What’s more, from the foot of this iconic New Yorker, you can enjoy some magnificent views of the Manhattan River. Visiting Central Park, the world’s largest urban garden and the green lungs of the city, is a must-see experience. Here you can sip a good glass of wine, admire the native bird wildlife, or savour more exotic species
at the Central Park Zoo. With all that and more on offer
in this 341-hectare oasis, you’ll have plenty to pack your days with. Make sure you pass through Times Square at least once when you visit New York. This iconic place will immerse you in spectacular fashion, with a universe of neon lights and
giant digital screens at every turn. A massively popular spot on any tourist itinerary, it today looks more like an enormous
urban amusement park. Contemplate the famous New York skyline as you stroll along the Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian walkway. One of the largest neighbourhoods in the city is also one of New York’s most authentic hubs. Listed since the 1950s, this is a place where historic architecture preserved since the 19th century still stands proud. New York has plenty of fantastic restaurants. You’ll have the opportunity to feast at one of many gourmet establishments
when you visit, serving up delicious local signatures like Pastrami and bagels, along with mouth-watering recipes from every corner of the globe thanks to a thriving restaurant scene. However, no trip to New York is complete without feasting on its fast food favourites. Be it nothing more than a humble hamburger or hot dog, there’s no need to feel guilty about indulging in at least a little fast food during your visit. New York isn’t lacking when it comes to prestigious hotels, with some of the best rooms offering breathtaking views of the Big Apple. You can also look forward to luxury perks
ike spas and swimming pools at many top hotels in the city. In general, many travellers have nothing but high praise
for the hotel service provided in this stunning city, so you can always look forward to a comfortable
stay with top-tier hospitality. London time is 5 hours ahead of New York, so you’ve a bit of a time difference to get used to after you land. The city is sprawling, so even with the fantastic local public transport
at your disposal, you’ll want to ensure you have at least a week to discover enough of New York during your stay.