Explore New York
New York, 6 hours flight from London and a shopping and tourist haven. One of the most popular destinations it really is the city that never sleeps. The largest city in the United States, there's a birth here every 4.4 seconds.
Famous for broadway shows, Wall Street, Times square, The Empire State Building and The Statue Of Liberty.
Fun Facts....Did you know that the drinking water in New York contains crustaceans and therefore is deemed not vegan??
It's such a diverse and multi cultural city claiming more than 800 languages are spoken in New York.
Honking your horn is actually illegal in New York City. But of course, most people, if any don't care about this. There are more women than men in New York City making dating for us girls a nightmare!!!!
The US Dollar
An ESTA must be filled out and validated online before travel to the United States.
Best time to travel
Did you know New York gets 15 times more snow fall than the north pole? The best time to visit New York is April to June and September to early November when the weather is warm but the tourist crowds are not overwhelming. The cheapest time to visit New York is on weekends from mid-January to the end of February. December is the busiest and most expensive time of the year.
New York can be as cold as minus 15 degrees in winter and reach temperatures of over 35 in the summer .
Child friendly rating
To be honest i wasn't too sure at first. Three kids in one of the worlds busiest cities, but my children absolutely loved it. The New Yorkers are generally really fond of the kids and the hotels are beyond accommodating. There's also lots for the children to do out and about in the city.
We give New York a rating of 9/10
Covid double vaccination TBC
Day 1 - Central park
The first thing you want to do is buy a New York City pass for discounts of up to 42% on all your attractions. You can pick one of these up online at www.citypass.com or www.gocity.com
Day 2 - Brunch at Ellens
Day 3 - Ride the Statten Island Ferry
Day 4 - Appear on the Today Show
Day 5 - Brooklyn Bridge
Day 6 - The Zoos
Day 7 - Cupcake making tour
Day 8 - Do the attractions
Day 9 - Visit the beac
Day 10 - Visit the American Girl Store
Where to stay
Looking for a hotel recommendation? Look no further.
We've handpicked some of our favourite hotels to share with you.
The Parker Hotel
The Mercer Hotel
The Mandarin Oriental
The Moxy Chelsea