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New York City Travel Tips

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New York, the most populous city in the country, has attracted visitors for decades. It is simply unique. It is made up of five boroughs, including The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. Visitors to this city are best served by leaving the car at home and heading here by plane, to one of the city’s airports, by train to Pennsylvania station or even by bus. Getting around New York could not be easier than by its world-famous subway which is the largest of its kind in the world! It is worth knowing that, unlike most other subway systems, this one operates 24 hours a day.

Where to Start in New York City?

New York is like no other place on earth, and there is enough here to keep even the most demanding visitor happy for weeks. First-time visitors will definitely want to see the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Rockerfeller Center, Times Square, Ground Zero and the Bronx Zoo. Also, of course, a trip on the Staten Island Ferry is a must, as is taking in a show on Broadway, a walk in Central Park, and some shopping.

The Highlights of Each New York Region

The sights of the city are well known but visitors to New York City vacation apartments may wish to consider one of the fascinating walking tours. In the Bronx, find Edgar Allan Poe Cottage and the Exotic Courtyard Garden with colorful displays of exotic aquatics and tropical plants. Also in the Bronx is the Hall of Fame for Great Americans that, from 1900, has been honoring Americans who have made an important contribution to this nation’s history. Also see Van Cortlandt House and Park; built in 1748, it was once used by George Washington.

New York Like A Native is a walking tour of the famous Brooklyn Brownstones, Williamsburg, Coney Island and Fort Greene. Brooklyn is home to Coney Island, with its arcades, boardwalk, beach and rides, including the iconic Cyclone Roller Coaster. Kids will love the Children’s Museum here. Discover more about military history at Floyd Bennett Field, Fort Greene Park and Fort Hamilton Overlook. While you are here, also visit Pieter Claesen Wyckoff House, one of the oldest buildings in the city. You can also see Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims, dating from 1847, and of course, don’t miss Prospect Park.

A wealth of attractions awaits visitors to New York City lodging centered in Manhattan. There are a variety of museums with everything from folk art to the famous American Museum of Natural History with its dinosaurs and much more. Here is also the famous Apollo Theater. Take a bike tour of the city from here. This is the area for Broadway, Carnegie Hall and carriage rides through Central Park. New York is a city with some wonderful parks and the Bayswater Point State Park in Queens is 12 acres of beach, wetland and woodlands. In Staten Island, visit the Conference House, site of the 1776 Peace Conference with many of the founding fathers in attendance. Visit a working farm at the 260-acre nature preserve at Clay Pit Ponds State Park. This area is steeped in history and a trip to Richmondtown, a living history village and museum complex is a must.

Make Yourself at Home in New York City Vacation Rentals

Visitors will find a variety of perfect New York City vacation apartments on offer. Whether you need a large spacious home or a compact but comfortable apartment, there is one to suit. Each home is equipped with everything you need and more. Many come with outdoor space to make the most of the views of this amazing city. Nothing is overlooked when it comes to ensuring that visitors have everything to make their stay more special.

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