About New York
The sheer diversity of this cosmopolitan metropolis will astound you; the ‘Big Apple’ begs to be explored…. Not to be missed are of course the old favourites: the iconic Empire State and Chrysler Buildings, the hubbub of Times Square & Broadway, the fantastic boutiques of Fifth Avenue, the prestigious Statue of Liberty and the magnificent Central Park, where you’ll discover the Wollman Ice Rink, a zoo, castle and gorgeous ‘secret’ garden. Whilst if culture is more your style, Museum Mile offers the Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) and Museum of Modern Art (MoMa). To totally immerse yourself in the city’s magnetism stroll through the charming Greenwich Village, home to entertainers, intellectuals and the most extreme bohemians, the trendy SoHo for designer clothing stores and onto the bustling Chinatown where you’ll uncover traditional Chinese herbal medicine shops and acupuncturists. Lower Manhattan offers some shopping treats, away from the Midtown department stores of Macy’s, Bloomingdales and Barney’s, including South Street Seaport and for designer discounts a visit to Century 21 is a must. New York really is a city that never sleeps and should not be missed.
Top Tip Purchase
The New York Pass. Your pass enables you to experience the endless sightseeing options of this diverse and wonderful city over a 2, 3 or 7 day period. Your card uses a computer chip to grant admission to over 55 top New York City attractions. You pay one price, and can visit as many attractions as you want, saving money and time.
Discover the awesome power and magnetic beauty of thundering Niagara Falls on this splendid trip from New York City, perfect for those who wish to do Niagara Falls in a day. Enjoy a half day guided tour of both the American and Canadian sides including breathtaking views of the Bridal Veil, Horseshoe Falls, Goat Island and Queen Victoria Park. After a buffet-style lunch with marvelous panoramic views, witness the true force of the falls on the world-famous Maid of the Mist boat ride or explore the scenic tunnels behind the falls if travelling between November and April.
Niagara Falls Day Trip By Air
Take to the skies and enjoy wonderful views of New York City's world famous attractions on this extended New York Helicopter Flight. This enhanced New York Helicopter tour offers unparalleled views of New York City. Witness the
New York New York Helicopter Flight
grandeur of Manhattan's famous skyline from a very unique perspective. Enjoy an exhilarating helicopter flight over New York City and witness birds-eye views of the Manhattan’s dramatic skyscrapers including the Empire State Building, Chrysler, Woolworth and MetLife Buildings.
A trip to the Big Apple wouldn’t be complete without an evening Broadway show. Whether you’re looking for a spoonful of Disney magic with Marry Poppins and the Lion King or theatre classics such as Phantom of the Opera, there are a huge range of shows waiting for you. Many tourists buy their tickets last minute but unfortunately the most popular shows sell out fast, so to avoid disappointment book your Broadway show when you book your holiday.
Our Expert’s View
New York has distinct seasons with average temperatures ranging from (-3 to 3°C) in the winter to (19 to 29°C) in the summer, but New York weather is predictably unpredictable! Layers are the solution – a short-sleeved knitted shirt, long-sleeved cotton shirt, and sweater will see you through most changes, plus a warm coat for winter.