Where In New York?
Statue of Liberty seen from the Circle Line ferry, Manhattan, New York
Planning to go to the city of dreams? One of the most famous city and over populated place in the world, New York City. Thinking of the best time to pay that city a visit? NYC is a great place to visit all year round! But each season does have its boon and bane.
If you don’t mind the cold weather, New York is best visited in Winter for tourists who want to see the glamour of this city during the holidays. You can go there in Spring too and enjoy NYC outdoors without the heat of summer or you can go there in Summer to attend free events under the heat of the sun. Fall is the most favorite season to be visited in New York but it can be the most expensive time to go there.
New York is the 27th biggest state in the United States. It’s located in the northeastern part of the United States of America.
The state shares its northwestern and northern border with Quebec and Ontario of Cana-da, eastern border with Massachusetts, Vermont and Connecticut, southern border with New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the Atlantic Ocean and western border with Ontario and Pennsylvania. The length of the boundary of New York is 2,301 km.
How to get there
Flying into New York City
New York has 3 major airports:
1. John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) for domestic and international flights.
2. LaGuardia Airport (LGA) for predominantly domestic flights & Canadian flights.
3. Newark Airport (EWR) for domestic and international flights.
If you are frugal, you might want to try Priceline or Hotwire to get the best fares,but they don’t always offer the best deals.
Where to stay in New York:
If you are planning to have a luxurious stay, here’s a small list of the most expensive ho-tels in NYC:
1. Four Seasons Hotel New York
The luxurious Four Seasons Hotel New York is located at 57 East 57th Street, Midtown East. Subway routes are N/R/W to 59th Street/Fifth Avenue. Prices range from $450 to $2100 per night.
2. New York Palace
The New York Palace is located at 455 Madison Ave, Midtown East. Subway routes areF/B/D/Q at 47th/50th Streets/Rockefeller Center. Price ranges from $225 – $1600 per night.
3. The Peninsula-New York
Peninsula New York is located at 700 5th Avenue, Midtown. Subway routes are E/V at 53rd Street/5th Avenue; N/R/W at 59th Street/5th Avenue. Price ranges from $425 – $2450 per night. You can visit their website and check their rates at http://www.peninsula.com/New_York/en/default.aspx.
4. The Waldorf=Astoria
Waldorf=Astoria is located at 301 Park Avenue, Midtown East. Subway routes are E to 51st Street/Lexington. Price ranges from $219 – $899. You can visit their website and check their rates at http://www.waldorfnewyork.com/.
If you are looking for cheap hotels to stay in NYC, here’s a small list of their cheapest hotels:
1. Chelsea Savoy Hotel
Chelsea Savoy Hotel is located at 204 W. 23rd St.. Subway routes are 1 to 23rd Street. Price ranges from $99-425. You can visit their website and check their rates at http://www.chelseasavoynyc.com/.
2. Colonial House Inn
Colonial House Inn is located at 318 W. 22nd St.. Subway routes are C/E to 23rd Street. Price ranges from $130-375. You can visit their website and check their rates at http://www.colonialhouseinn.com.
3. Cosmopolitan Hotel-Tribeca
Cosmopolitan Hotel-Tribeca is located at 95 West Broadway. Subway routes are 1/2/3 to Chambers St. Price ranges from $159-259. You can visit their website and check their rates at http://www.cosmohotel.com.
Where to go?
Times Square is a major commercial intersection in Manhattan, New York City. It’s where some iconic scenes from iconic movies are being filmed at and you don’t want to miss the glamour of the famous Times Square. It is one of the most visited tourist attractions with over 39 million visitors annually.
National landscapers and architects, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, won a design competition in 1858 to improve and expand the park with a plan they named the “Greensward Plan”. Construction began the same year, continued during the American Civil War further south and was finally done in 1873.
Empire State Building
Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (colloquially The Met), located in New York City, is the largest art museum in the United States and one of the ten largest in the world. You can find it on the eastern edge of Central Park along Manhattan’s Museum Mile. There is a second smaller location at “The Cloisters” in Upper Manhattan that showcases medieval art.