New York Travel Information
New York remains strong and one of
the world's truly great cities.
Visit New York and take in one of
the great Broadway shows, dine in the world class restaurants, shop in
the city's many fantastic stores, stroll through Central Park and take
in a Gospel tour of Harlem. New York is as bold, bustling, exciting and
frenetic as it ever was.
One of the world's greatest cities and a
magnificent short break destination. Ascend the Empire State Building
and look across Manhattan to the Hudson River and Statue of Liberty.
Statue of Liberty
Take a tour through Central
Park, Greenwich Village , the financial world of Wall Street and don't
miss Fifth and Madison Avenues, with some of the world's finest stores.
Discover the heritage at South Street seaport, then take a memorable
helicopter ride for fantastic views of New York
For dinner choose
from hundreds of restaurants and afterwards what about a Broadway Show
or a night amongst the bright lights of Times Square?
the most dynamic city you will ever visit, the Big Apple has an energy
of its own!
New York Travel Information
Scheduled flights and City Breaks to
New York can be booked at Hessle Travel with direct flights from the
UK. The flight time to New York is approx 7 hours.
Most of Manhattan's attractions can be
visited by using a combination of the city's subway, extensive bus
service, one of the thousands of yellow taxis and your feet!
cord offers unlimited subway and local bus lines and offers great value.
Shopping is a major pastime in New York
and is now even better value as a result of sales tax being eliminated
on cheaper items of clothing. The main areas are Fifth Avenue and 34th
Street for the world's most sophisticated stores and New York's famous
department stores - Bloomingdales, Saks and Macy's.
Outside of town,
Woodbury Common offers a wide range of discount stores.
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Attractions in New York
Statue of Liberty
gift from France has guarded the entrance to New York's harbour since
1886 and is a 'must see' for any visitor. Ferries run from Battery Park.
Over 17 million immigrants passed
through Ellis Island between 1892 and 1954 and the Ellis island
immigration Museum tells their dramatic story superbly.
South Street Seaport
A renovated port that offers shops,
restaurants and museums. Also home to fulton Market with its food
stalls, cafes and seafood restaurants.
New York's most famous skyscraper offers
outstanding views of the city. The 102nd floor is open day and night, as
is the simulated skyride on the 2nd floor.
Empire State Building
theatre district in the world, home to hundreds of shows. The best place
to obtain reasonably priced tickets is at the TKTS stand in Times
Square, which offers a wide variety of unsold Broadway and off-Broadway
tickets at half price for that day's shows.
Located on Wall Street, free tours of the
Exchange are available Monday to Friday.
Three blocks wide and more than 50 blocks long, Central Park is known by
many New Yorkers as the 'lungs of the city'. A great place to escape
from the bustle and excitement and to people watch. Horse-drawn cabs,
rollerblades and bicycles are available for hire.
View of Central Park
is the headquarters city for the U.N. - tours are available.
New York offers over 150 museums with its
most visited being the Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Museum of
Natural History and Museum of Modern Art.
A 19-building complex between fifth and seventh
avenues and 47th and 52nd street which boasts some of the cities finest
architecture. It also houses Radio City Music Hall - America's largest
New York Public Library
masterpiece of Beaux Arts Design, it also houses such treasures as
Charles Dicken's desk and Thomas Jefferson's own handwritten copy of the
Declaration of Independence.
Manhattan is composed of numerous neighbourhoods each with a distinct
flavour, some of the most interesting to explore include: Upper East
Side, SoHo and Tribeca, Greenwich Village and Little Italy.
New York - Highlights
> Big, brash and buzzing
with energy, this must be the world's most dynamic city
> Take in
a Broadway show or shop at Bloomingdales
> Visit the Statue of
Liberty and the moving Ellis Island Museum
> Ride the Staten
Island Ferry of stop off at Brooklyn Bridge for great views
the delis for unrivalled choice, excellent quality and unbeatable prices
Don't forget to have a New York Burger!
> Add the new
neighbourhood's WeChe, Harlem and TriBeCa to the old favourites of
ChinaTown, Greenwich and Little Italy