The City of New York (also called New York City or New York) is the most
populous city in the United States. It is scenically situated along the
Hudson River in its eponymous state. This city is the largest media market
in North America and is regarded as a cosmopolitan centre of media,
culture, fashion, art, research, finance, and trade. Visitors are wowed
with its stellar line-up of architectural marvels that constitute one of
the world’s largest and most famous skylines. Visitors with an artistic
outlook will appreciate that New York is the birthplace of many cultural
movements related to literature, visual art, painting; and music.
Things to do in New York City
Statue of Liberty
Gifted by France to the US, the Statue of Liberty has been a shimmering
hallmark and a welcoming national icon to all tourists in the US for over a
hundred years now. This colossal Neo-Classical superstructure tops at 305
feet and affords a picture-perfect view of the city below from its highest
Empire State Building
The iconic Empire State Building was once the world's tallest building from
its construction in 1931 to late 1970s. This 102-story-high Art Deco
skyscraper in New York City clocks at 1454 feet from the ground. Renamed
after the old name of New York State, it has appeared in more than 250 TV
shows and movies.
Built from 1869 to 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge is one of the oldest and most
famous suspension bridges in the world. It spans 5989 feet across the East
River to connect Manhattan to Brooklyn. Pedestrian visitors can take a
pedestrian walkway that is situated above the running traffic to appreciate
the scenic beauty of the city’s harbour and nearby boroughs.
Best Time to Visit New York City
The best time to book flights from London to New York City is between the
months from April to June & September to early November when the
weather is mild and pleasant, and crowd is not overwhelming. The cheapest
time to book New York flights is on weekends from mid-January to the end of
February. Make sure to book your LON to NYC flights in advance to save!