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Where are the best beauty spots in New York City?
Escape to nature in New York with a visit to Central Park - it's iconic for a reason. 4 kilometers of trees, lakes and beautiful lawns and it's all there for free. Take a book and lounge in New York's most famous greenspace for an afternoon. Or why not take a visit to the High Line in Chelsea - this garden bridge is home to lush plants and flowers all year round and gives walkers a wildlife boost, even in glass-and-concrete New York.
Where are the best rooftop bars in New York City?
For the best skyline views of New York with a martini in hand, head to Daintree. Hotel Hendricks' 29th-floor bar in Midtown West has one of the best views of the Empire State Building in the city. For something a little more quirky, check out Magic Hour. Right in Times Square, this carnival-themed rooftop playground calls itself an 'urban amusement park'. Play a round of mini-golf as you take in the views. Of course, both citizenM New York hotels come with their own rooftop bars - both on 20th floor, yet with completely different views. Peek into thousands of windows at New York Times Square citizenM, or let your eye sweep nearly the entire length of Manhattan - from World Trade Center to Empire State Building - at the Bowery.
Where can I find a New York City subway map?
Download your copy from the MTA website: https://new.mta.info/maps
Who does the best fried chicken in New York?
Go to the Bronx and find some homemade joy at Paula's Soul Food Cafe. Whether you're dining in or out, their delicious buttermilk wings will take you to your happy place. Or if you're feeling peckish after taking in a show, John’s Fried Chicken's on Broadway comes with rice and peas for a hearty evening treat.
Where are the best New York delis?
Perhaps the most famous of them all - Katz's Delicatessen. Grab your new favorite bagels and brisket at this classic Jewish deli on the Lower East Side. Or if you're out late and get that well-known matzo ball urge, Sarge's Delicatessen & Diner in Brooklyn is open 24/7. Be warned: the portions are huge!
When is the best time to visit New York?
We've all seen the movies - New York is lit up like a Christmas tree in November and December. Pack your woolly hat and go ice-skating in the Winter Village. Or if that famous NY chill isn't your style, the city can reach a balmy 26 degrees Celsius in spring. Who's up for a stroll in Central Park?
Where are the best jazz bars in New York?
Just off Time Square, you might be surprised to find one of New York's greatest jazz spots. Birdland has an amazing list of bands in residence - sidle on down to check out a performance. Or for an old-school basement venue, head to Village Vanguard. This sub-terranean West Village club has hosted the greatest, including Miles Davies and John Coltrane, and still has that classic vibe.
What can I do on Wall Street in New York?
It may be famous for finance but there's a lot to wonder at on Wall Street and its vicinity. Stroll by The New York Stock Exchange building, rub the Charging Bull for good luck, pay your respects at the 9/11 Memorial and take a walk around Battery Park for the best views of the Statue of Liberty.
What are the best things to do in New York city at night?
For the night owls among us, it's time to make good use of the city that never sleeps. Head to a New York Knicks game, enjoy a Manhattan in Manhattan, explore coffee culture with a late-night latte, dance until dawn at the Wiggle Room or stand on the sky-high observation deck at the Edge New York to see the city lights for miles around.
What should I do on a city break to New York?
Look out over the New York skyline from the top of the Empire State Building, watch over the bay from the Statue of Liberty, eat bodega bagels (on almost every street corner), do your best jazz hands at a top Broadway show and, for something a little different, get your fill of culture at The Morgan Library on Madison Avenue. If you plan on doing 'all the things', pick yourself up a New York City Pass for big discounts on tickets to all the major attractions.