Ever thought about hopping over the pond to New York? This city offers so much to its tourists and is a great place to socialise and relax with friends. As soon as you get out of your taxi, at your hotel or apartment, you will notice being submerged among skyscrapers. Expect your jaw to drop with amazement as you witness these spectacular pieces of architecture. Whether you are staying in an apartment or guest house in New York, you will have a fabulous time if you book with Wimdu. Not only does booking with Wimdu ensures that you have comfortable accommodation, it also puts you in contact with the landlord of the place that you are staying at, so if you have any questions about the lodging or area you can always ask them.
To begin your trip around New York, how about starting off by strolling by Central Park? This park is absolutely beautiful and if visiting in the Summer time, its great for a picnic and also to sunbathe. To get a fantastic view of Central Park, buy a ticket to “Top of the Rock” where you can get brilliant shots of the whole of the city. Do not forget your camera, otherwise you will extremely annoyed! Another place that offers good photo opportunities, is of course the “Empire State Building“. It has over 100 floors and a brilliant observatory deck for you to go out and see the amazing view. However it can get a windy… so be prepared!
The next attractions you have to put on your list is the famous “Statue of Liberty” and “Ellis Island”. You can visit these attractions by catching the ferry from the bottom of Manhattan Island. Manhattan has an extremely good subway network, so buy a pass so that you can travel around New York without restriction for the period of your stay.
Make sure you go into a New York coffee shop and order a bagel for lunch. There are many places to eat in New York that you will want to try somewhere different every day you’re there. Along with having so many eateries, there are also so many museums and galleries! Fancy doing some shopping? Then head towards “Times Square“, where you can find so many shops and places to buy presents for friends back home. Do you love musicals? Then just around the corner is Broadway, where musicals such as “Phantom of the Opera“, the “Jersey Boys” and “The Lion King” are held. We love New York.