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Find out what to do and where to go in the greatest city in the world from the hotel that shares its name — The New Yorker.

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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.

A Tour of New York City’s Top Islands

A Tour of New York City’s Top Islands

October 22nd, 2019 Local Tips

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. 

Discovering Lower Manhattan’s Neighborhoods

Discovering Lower Manhattan’s Neighborhoods

October 1st, 2019 Local Tips

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. 

Exploring Each NYC Borough

Exploring Each NYC Borough

September 17th, 2019 Local Tips

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. 

5 Great Pet Shops in New York

5 Great Pet Shops in New York

August 20th, 2019 Local Tips

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. 

Why You Should Visit Hell’s Kitchen

Why You Should Visit Hell’s Kitchen

July 16th, 2019 Local Tips

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. 

Fun Facts About Central Park

Fun Facts About Central Park

July 16th, 2019 Local Tips

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! 

Tour New York for Free

Tour New York for Free

June 25th, 2019 Local Tips

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!

Explore New York as a Local

Explore New York as a Local

June 12th, 2019 Local Tips

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.

Tips to Choosing a New York Sightseeing Pass

Tips to Choosing a New York Sightseeing Pass

May 7th, 2019 Local Tips

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.

How to Go Green When Traveling

How to Go Green When Traveling

April 16th, 2019 Local Tips

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!

How to Enjoy Baseball Season in NYC

How to Enjoy Baseball Season in NYC

March 26th, 2019 Local Tips

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.

Unique Shops in New York

Unique Shops in New York

March 19th, 2019 Local Tips

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.

Best Photo Opportunities of NYC in Winter

Best Photo Opportunities of NYC in Winter

January 15th, 2019 Local Tips

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.

New York City Sports Calendar

New York City Sports Calendar

December 21st, 2018 Local Tips

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.

Best Sights of Manhattan’s East Side

Best Sights of Manhattan’s East Side

December 11th, 2018 Local Tips

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.

Christmas Lights and Holiday Window Displays in NYC

Christmas Lights and Holiday Window Displays in NYC

December 4th, 2018 Local Tips

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.

New York City Black Friday Guide

New York City Black Friday Guide

November 20th, 2018 Local Tips

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.

Best Leaf Peeping Experiences in NYC

Best Leaf Peeping Experiences in NYC

October 9th, 2018 Local Tips

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. 

New York’s Tallest Attractions

New York’s Tallest Attractions

September 25th, 2018 Local Tips

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.

Best Beaches and Pools Near New York City

Best Beaches and Pools Near New York City

July 3rd, 2018 Local Tips

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.

Sail Around New York City

Sail Around New York City

June 29th, 2018 Local Tips

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. 

5 Parks in Manhattan to Discover This Summer

5 Parks in Manhattan to Discover This Summer

May 29th, 2018 Local Tips

 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.

5 Summer Attractions in NYC to Visit with Your Family

5 Summer Attractions in NYC to Visit with Your Family

May 15th, 2018 Local Tips

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.

Staying Healthy in NYC Has Never Been Easier

Staying Healthy in NYC Has Never Been Easier

May 8th, 2018 Local Tips

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!

Treat Yourself to a New York Spa Experience

Treat Yourself to a New York Spa Experience

April 24th, 2018 Local Tips

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. 

Where to Take Your Pet in New York City

Where to Take Your Pet in New York City

April 10th, 2018 Local Tips

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.

Common Questions About Visiting New York City, Part 2

Common Questions About Visiting New York City, Part 2

March 27th, 2018 Local Tips

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.

Common Questions About Visiting New York City, Part 1

Common Questions About Visiting New York City, Part 1

March 20th, 2018 Local Tips

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!

Your Handy Guide to 48 Hours in New York

Your Handy Guide to 48 Hours in New York

March 14th, 2018 Local Tips

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.

5 Experiences to Have in New York this Spring

5 Experiences to Have in New York this Spring

March 6th, 2018 Local Tips

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.

10 Words You’ll Only Hear in New York City

10 Words You’ll Only Hear in New York City

January 30th, 2018 Local Tips

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.

5 Romantic Ways to Spend Valentine's Day in New York City

5 Romantic Ways to Spend Valentine's Day in New York City

January 23rd, 2018 Local Tips

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.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About New York City

10 Things You Didn’t Know About New York City

January 9th, 2018 Local Tips

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

Wintertime In Central Park

December 26th, 2017 Local Tips

 

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.

The Best Holiday Shopping In NYC in 2017

The Best Holiday Shopping In NYC in 2017

November 17th, 2017 Local Tips

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.

5 Unique Things To Do In NYC

5 Unique Things To Do In NYC

October 27th, 2017 Local Tips

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.

Weird NYC: The Weirdest Places That You Can Only Find in NYC

Weird NYC: The Weirdest Places That You Can Only Find in NYC

October 13th, 2017 Local Tips

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 in New York City

Fall in New York City

September 22nd, 2017 Local Tips

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).

NYC Tourist Traps to Avoid

NYC Tourist Traps to Avoid

September 8th, 2017 Local Tips

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.

The Secret New York - Hidden Gems in New York City, Part 2

The Secret New York - Hidden Gems in New York City, Part 2

August 28th, 2017 Local Tips

Check out The High Line, an elevated park that weaves through western Manhattan.

Your Summer Day Trip Guide to Park Slope

Your Summer Day Trip Guide to Park Slope

August 9th, 2017 Local Tips

There’s a lot going on during summertime in New York City, and in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

5 Ways to Beat the Heat in NYC

5 Ways to Beat the Heat in NYC

August 4th, 2017 Local Tips

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.

Your Summer Day Trip Guide to Williamsburg

Your Summer Day Trip Guide to Williamsburg

June 15th, 2017 Local Tips

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.

Rainy Days in New York City

Rainy Days in New York City

April 25th, 2017 Local Tips

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.

Weekend Getaway Packages at The New Yorker

Weekend Getaway Packages at The New Yorker

March 1st, 2017 Local Tips

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.

The Secret New York - Hidden Gems in New York City, part 1

The Secret New York - Hidden Gems in New York City, part 1

February 10th, 2017 Local Tips

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:

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