New York, the Big Apple or the City of Dreams

New York is one of those cities which becomes a dream for people to visit. So how do you ensure that you make the most of your stay in this breath-taking city?

Staten Island Ferry - Lady Liberty

One of the most important things to do before your trip and after you booked you New York flights is to ensure that you research all the attractions that you want to visit and the costs of submission. There are plenty of offers so make sure that you shop around for what is ideal for you! One tip however, is to purchase the “New York City Pass” which is a fantastic $89 allowing you entry to many attractions in New York including the “Empire State Building”, the “Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island”, “American Museum of Natural History”, and many more!

So, where to start? It’s up to you, but you cannot come to New York without visiting the Statue of Liberty. So make an afternoon of it, take the boat from the pier to Liberty island. It’s a nice idea to take a picnic and enjoy it on the boat or when you arrive on the island, particularly if the weather is beautiful. On arrival, admire the beautiful wonder which is one of the main symbols of New York and make sure you bring a camera as there are plenty of photo opportunities on and off the boat!

Feeling romantic? Perhaps you’re visiting with the city with a partner or perhaps by yourself, it doesn’t matter, watching the sunset at the top of the Empire State Building is truly a magical experience. This is a breath taking experience where you can see New York in all its glory. This experience offers you a unforgettable panoramic view of the city whether it be during the busy day or lit up magically at night.

Again, New York is absolutely full of camera opportunities, so photograph every special moment you have in the city!

Feeling peckish? There are many many places to choose from in New York, from pizza to burgers. However, avoid the touristic atmosphere and search for less known places, most of these turn out to be some of the best restaurants in the city. Start your search by looking at The Spotted Pig a fantastic gastro pub with delicious comfort food!

Finding affordable accommodation for your city break can be difficult in New York however, with plenty of research you can definitely find beautiful holiday apartments at a low cost. Getting an apartment in the heart of the city will allow you to have an extra special experience in the Big Apple, living like a local!

So what are you waiting for? New York is waiting for you. You won’t suffer from boredom in this nonstop city with plenty of places to eat & drink, many shops and of course plenty of tourism to keep you going during your stay. If anything, you won’t have enough time to fit it all in!

Enjoy your stay!

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