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New York City

Your New York City vacation

The city that never sleeps invigorates the senses and sends the appetite for adventure into overdrive. Walk through Times Square, immerse yourself in Little Italy, luxuriate in Central Park and dream big at Radio City Music Hall. For great discounts on your New York City vacation, grab a CityPASS for entry to six of NYC's top attractions for a fraction of the cost. Let CheapTickets help you get into an Empire State of mind, and squeeze every last drop of juice out of the Big Apple.

Best time to take a vacation to New York

  • Best Time to Go

    The best time to plan New York City vacations depends on your interests. For example, cultural devotees will love to visit during the fall, winter or the beginning of spring, when the top cultural establishments offer the best of entertainment free of charge. Those with inclinations towards sight-seeing will prefer the more manageable weather of fall and spring. In terms of wallet string manageability, the best travel bargains are available between January and April, avoiding peak tourist seasons.

Insider tips for New York travel

  • Harlem

    Harlem caters to the young and vibrant and offers a reasonable price tag for visitors looking for good New York travel accommodations, along Frederick Douglass Boulevard.

  • Natural Sceneries

    With a vast selection of natural sceneries from the Niagara Falls to Catskill mountains, divulge yourself in a nature escapade of jungle trekking, swimming or photography, to name a few.

  • Adventureland

    For those visiting the city with family, bring your kids to Adventureland at Long Island. With over 30 rides and entertainment, as well as shopping outlets, it is bound to be an exciting day for you and your loved ones.

  • Fashion and Art

    With New York City is a hub for fashion and art, so spend some time at the Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology, which has an inexhaustible collection of 50,000 outfits and ornaments, some that date from the 18th century.

  • Best Pizzas

    New York City travel is not complete without a slice of pizza, and the best locations to grab a bite include Ben’s in Soho, or Joe’s Pizza at Carmine Street.

New York highlights

  • New York City highlights
  • Empire State Building

    Whether you're looking for King Kong or meeting a sleepless someone from Seattle, the top of the Empire State Building is the place to be. This Manhattan icon has stood the test of time, and embodies old New York glamour, elegance and wow factor.

  • High Line

    What was once an elevated freight train line has been redeveloped into a 1.45-mile-long park, with a walking track that allows a unique perspective on the city below. Take a walk on the high side during your New York City travels, and relax in the tranquility as you watch the hustle and bustle down below.

  • Broadway

    They say there's nothing like seeing a show on Broadway during your New York City vacation, but the thrill is much sweeter when you nab tickets for a fraction of the price. Check out the half-price ticket stalls in Times Square and head to a matinee for a reduced fee. Other budget-enhancing measures include watching dress rehearsals and choosing a seat with less of a view.

  • Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

    America is a proud nation of immigrants and these harbor icons celebrate that fact. Spend a few bucks to take a tour, or do as the locals do and get the best views from the deck of the Staten Island Ferry.

  • Apollo Theater

    Head to Harlem on your New York City travels to see where some the biggest names in the biz (Ella Fitzgerald, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder) graced the stage. You could pay a small fortune to watch big-name acts, but if you go on weekly Amateur Night, you can see the stars of the future for around $20.

Your trip

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