Visiting New York

The Empire State—the third most populous state in the US—is home to some of the country’s biggest attractions, from natural wonders like Niagara Falls, to the sprawling metropolis of New York City. The Big Apple is packed with tourist attractions and things to do, with world-class museums like The Met and Moma, historic neighborhoods like Greenwich Village and national monuments like the Statue of Liberty, all in easy proximity to each other. With so much to see and do -- not to mention some of the world’s best restaurants, hotels and nightlife, it’s no wonder why tourists always return in t-shirts declaring: “I Love New York!”

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The Empire State—the third most populous state in the US—is home to some of the country’s biggest attractions, from natural wonders like Niagara Falls, to the sprawling metropolis of New York City. The Big Apple is packed with tourist attractions and things to do, with world-class museums like The Met and Moma, historic neighborhoods like Greenwich Village and national monuments like the Statue of Liberty, all in easy proximity to each other. With so much to see and do -- not to mention some of the world’s best restaurants, hotels and nightlife, it’s no wonder why tourists always return in t-shirts declaring: “I Love New York!”

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips New York

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The sun comes out over the Big Apple

Written by tvordj on 17 May, 2013

Weather Gods are with us today. It’s sunny and hot. We had breakfast in the pub again this morning and, due to the advice of the guy in the souvenir shop yesterday, we decided to do the Empire State Building this morning first. He said…Read More


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Come Rain and Come Shine

Written by tvordj on 17 May, 2013

It’s another rainy day. Really rainy this morning. We couldn’t face breakfast in the madhouse again so we headed out into that takeout café and sat on the bar stools there and had egg and bacon sandwiches. I liked mine. Graham didn’t. We got…Read More


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New York in the rain

Written by tvordj on 17 May, 2013

Day 2 was a bit of a disappointment overall though it wasn’t all bad. It started on a difficult note with the breakfast in the hotel. The hotel breakfast room is woefully inadequate for a hotel with 36 floors x 6 rooms. The food you…Read More


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New York, here we come!

Written by tvordj on 17 May, 2013

We got to New York via Newark Airport on an early morning flight from Halifax. It's a 2 hour flight from here. We got the airport bus to Port Authority because that was very close to our hotel. We arrived at the hotel by…Read More


New York Explorer Pass

Written by tvordj on 17 May, 2013

Many of the big cities have sightseeing passes and New York does too. There's a New York Pass and a City Pass and with those, you can visit and do and see all you can fit in for a designated number of days, minimum 3.…Read More


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My new York City Top Five

Written by dkm1981 on 06 Sep, 2012

There is so much to see and do in New York, but here is my top 5 things that you have to see and do whilst you are there:1. Go Up The Empire State BuildingThe Empire State Building is probably the most famous of all the…Read More


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The Big Apple

Written by manatwork on 22 Mar, 2011

Love it or hate it. New York City is one of the most recognizable cities in the world. It is known as the fashion capital of the world. It's well-known for its international cuisines. It has more Broadway shows play at anytime than any other…Read More


Getting there and Back - JFK International

Written by Liam Hetherington on 12 Nov, 2010

These days international travellers come not by ship but by plane. This means that they will generally land at either New Jersey’s Newark International Airport or New York’s JFK International out on Long Island. Flying with Delta from Manchester we touched down at JFK.I have…Read More


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New York: Part V: A New Era

Written by aboutthatplace on 08 Nov, 2010

This was all about to change as we head back to Greenwich Village, the birthplace of the Beat Generation. Those who called "the Village" home: William Faulkner, Eugene O’Neill, Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, Truman Capote and Maya Angelou. It was here…Read More


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New York: Part IV: Transportation

Written by aboutthatplace on 08 Nov, 2010

You can only stroll so far in New York before public transportation because necessity. We jumped online to plan our journey on the MTA website, which has a "Journey Planner" on the front page. On the downside, it didn’t work. So we…Read More


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