Experience the big city like a true New Yorker. This is our guide to everything from local hotspots and hidden gems to talking the talk and navigating the subway like a champ.
As a coastal destination, New York has clusters of islands that have become tourist attractions. Across the East River or New York Harbor are islands with a fascinating history, contemporary performance venues, parks and recreational spaces unique to the city.
Each NYC borough is made up of a mosaic of districts, each with a distinct character. You may be pretty familiar with Midtown, but how much do you know about Lower Manhattan? Read this guide and pick your favorite neighborhood to explore.
New York is more than just Manhattan. Every borough is worth a visit. If you don’t know what to do or where to go, take a look at our top picks.
Our pets are part of the family and deserve the best of the best. New York knows how spoil everyone, even our furry friends. When you want to say that you got that pet outfit in New York, head to any of these great stores for cats and dogs.
Don’t let the name discourage you. Hell’s Kitchen may have once been the shady back alley of the Theater District, but those days are long gone. Today, it’s a good-sized neighborhood with international restaurants, great entertainment and easy access to the best of the Hudson River.
If you think you know everything about Central Park, think again. Manhattan’s own oasis is a massive 843-acre park that most New Yorkers rarely explore in its entirety. Learn more about it by reading these fun facts!
Exploring New York comes with a price tag—unless you have a few money-saving hacks under your sleeve. And we happen to have the scoop on the best free tours in New York!
New Yorkers love to explore their city. While you might not see many Manhattanites in Times Square, we have the scoop on the best places to rub elbows with locals in the city. Set time aside to explore the following gems and feel like a New Yorker for the day.
Anyone would say that visiting New York without seeing at least some of its top attractions would be a mistake. The city is home to world-renowned art, top performance venues and iconic museums. Seeing them all doesn’t have to break the bank. The answer is buying a sightseeing pass.
Traveling is a whole world of fun. We get to see new places, try new foods and savor different cultures. But, experiencing all this has consequences for the environment. What if there was a way to enjoy traveling on the greener side? We, at The New Yorker Hotel, can show you how!
Baseball season has just kicked off! Are you planning to catch a game of the New York Yankees or the New York Mets? If so, continue reading and find out how to make the most of baseball season in New York.
Get ready to shop 'til you drop, but not for clothes. New York always draws the most innovative minds who are eager to wow local and tourists alike. We’ve compiled a list of stores that have turned their famous products into unique experiences.
Budding photographers will find a myriad of opportunities when snow covers the streets of New York. Today, we want to go beyond Central Park and inspire you to go on a quest to find the best angles of New York in winter.
The new year is nearly upon us, and with it comes a brand new calendar of sporting events. New York has world-famous venues for every sport. We have compiled a list of the biggest sports teams in NYC and where to see them in action.
If you love New York as much as we do, you’ll want to explore every single corner of the city. We’ve put together a list of the best spots and must-see sights in four of our favorite East Side neighborhoods: Upper East Side, Lower East Side, SoHo and Little Italy.
We’ve talked about the best holiday shows and events in NYC and the holiday markets in Manhattan. Once you’ve crossed those items off your holiday bucket list, go on a tour of the best holiday lights and window displays in the city.
We’re down to the final countdown… Black Friday is happening this week! As New York City is a shopaholic’s dream come true, we’ve compiled our best tips on how to shop in the city. Make the most of your shopping spree with these recommendations.
Cool weather and falling leaves are the perfect combo for a day out exploring the city’s best spots for fall foliage. Instead of just strolling around New York City’s parks, combine leaf peeping with fun and interesting activities.
The city of skyscrapers is best seen from above. Next time you’re in New York City, experience a bird’s eye view of Central Park, Manhattan and the surrounding rivers from the observation decks of these major attractions.
Visiting New York in the summer may be a dream come true… Until the days become too hot and sticky to fully enjoy a day outside. When that happens, you could hide in a museum or a restaurant, but we have a better suggestion.
If you’ve already done the walking and bus tours, it’s time to see Empire City from a new angle—why not try a cruise? With the Hudson River, East River and New York Harbor surrounding the city, cruise companies cater to all budgets and tastes.
If you’re walking around New York, you’re bound to bump into a park sooner rather than later. Here are The New Yorker Hotel’s favorite parks.
If you’re coming to the Empire City with your family this summer holiday, you’re in for the trip of a lifetime. Check out these incredible attractions that are bound to be the highlight of your trip.
It has long been said that everyone gains weight during vacations. If you want to know how to stay on track while staying in New York, this post is also for you!
If you think that only Manhattanites pamper themselves in spas across the city, think again! Next time you’re staying at The New Yorker Hotel, schedule some time for yourself and visit one of these spas.
Pet owners know that traveling means being separated from their furry friends… Right? Well, not exactly. The New Yorker Hotel happily welcomes cats and dogs, so you can spend as much time as you want cuddling with your furry friend.
If you thought Part 1 of Common Questions About Visiting New York City was great, wait until you read the rest! The key to a hassle-free trip to New York City is right here.
Visiting New York and trying to cram as much as possible for as little as possible can be difficult if you don’t know your way around. You probably have many questions and The New Yorker Hotel is here to help. Let’s get right to it!
Spending only 48 hours in the city may seem like a blink of an eye. This is true, however, at The New Yorker Hotel, we know that with careful planning anyone can make the most of a brief stop in the city that never sleeps. Here’s how to do it.
Those of you lucky enough to be planning your stay at The New Yorker Hotel during spring are in for a treat. When the city is in full bloom, it’s time to put on the most comfortable walking shoes you own and head outside.
Travelers visiting New York City might be puzzled when hearing words like “bodega” and “schmear.” Fear not, The New Yorker Hotel, has unraveled the mysteries of New York’s dialect. Read on to learn how to survive some of the city’s liguistics challenges.
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you might be wondering how to make February 14th in New York City an unforgettable experience. Luckily, The New Yorker, A Wyndham Hotel, knows exactly how to make sparks fly.
New York is a city like no other, and we’ve got the facts to prove it. Here’s 10 of them that will leave you pleasantly surprised.
Wintertime in Central Park is perhaps one of New York’s most magical sites. Just image the skyline, lakes, walking paths, and historic architecture—all dusted in snow. Take full advantage of the park’s seasonal offerings by exploring this festive activity guide.
Nothing beats New York City when it comes to holiday shopping. And lucky for you, The New Yorker Hotel is a short walk or train ride from some of the best in class. Use this guide for information and tips on how to navigate some of our favorites shops to hit this holiday season.
So you’ve hit all the must-see sites of New York—But what’s next? Use this guide for five unique things to do in New York City.
New York is a city like no other—from the neon lights and iconic skyscrapers to Central Park, Broadway musicals, and more. But it can also get...weird. If you’re looking for a unique way to spend an afternoon and share an unforgettable experience, we’ve mapped out five of New York City’s weirdest places worth checking out.
Fall is one of our favorite seasons in New York City. Central Park puts on its autumn colors, the city is host to fashion week, new Broadway shows debut and it’s harvest time for pumpkins and apples (and with it pie and cider).
There’s no shortage of things to do in New York City, but sometimes it’s unclear what’s a tourist trap and what’s really worth a visit.
Check out The High Line, an elevated park that weaves through western Manhattan.
There’s a lot going on during summertime in New York City, and in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
It can get pretty hot during the summer in NYC, but luckily, we have plenty of ways of escaping it. Here are our five favorite ways to beat the heat during your visit.
Although we like to think that Manhattan is the center of the world, truth be told there are a lot of cool things happening across the East River.
April showers bring May flowers, usually making April one of New York City’s rainiest months. That said, there’s no reason for a little rain to put a damper on your trip to the greatest city in the world.
Make this weekend the weekend you get away to New York City. See the bright lights of Times Square, take in the breathtaking views from the Empire State Building, eat your heart out by digging into some amazing New York style pizza, or catch a game at Madison Square Garden. When you stay at The New Yorker, a Wyndham Hotel, you’re in the center of it all.
Blink and you’ll miss them. Even some New Yorkers don’t know about these hidden gems in New York City. While some are quite hidden, others are simply hidden in plain sight. So while you’re staying at The New Yorker, A Wyndham Hotel, make sure to take some time to search for these sights off-the-beaten path. We’ll point you in the right direction: