The financial hub New York
New York is known for the Statue of Liberty and the busy financial district. But did you know the Sons of Liberty were established in New York in the 1760’s? On the 9 July 1776 New York claimed Declaration of Independence and in August 1776 saw the Battle of Long Island.
Due to the rise in population, canals were built in the early 1900’s to make travelling around the city easier and the Statue of Liberty was a gift from France in October 1886.
New York has also become popularly known for Broadway and the amazing productions which are put on there, some of the most famous actors join in Broadway shows and if you can, you really shouldn’t miss out on the opportunity to see one while you are in the city.
Travelling around New York is easy with its massive subway infrastructure, which enables you to get to anywhere in the city that you want to visit. Hailing a cab is just as easy as they drive the streets in abundance.
There are a few places you have to see while visiting this booming city; you can’t go home without seeing Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art.
If you want a great day out visit the Time Warner Center with the fourth floor dedicated to some of the most amazing restaurants in the city.
Other places of interest include Central Park, Ground Zero Museum and the Rockafeller Center.
If it’s arts you enjoy then the Metropolitan Opera House, Radio City Music Hall and Carnegie Hall are places you must visit before you leave.
The Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum is a fabulous place to visit if you are travelling with children, as is the Bronx Zoo, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan and Brooklyn’s Children’s Museum.
No holiday would be the same without a visit to the New York Aquarium or a tour of NBC Studios.
Take a movie tour for the day and visit all the location from your favorite TV shows such as Friends or Seinfeld or the latest Spiderman movie.
While New York is a very business orientated city that is fast paced and constantly on the go, it is a wonderful place for a holiday, especially if you want to see some great shows, get some shopping done and visit some of the most amazing museums and buildings.
Although a bustling city, there are great holiday accommodation deals available to make your holiday a memorable one. The On The Ave Hotel is a four star establishment close to the New York Historical Society, Central Park, Times Square and Broadway. It offers air-conditioned rooms and a restaurant. This hotel is conveniently situated close to all the sites, enabling you to hop on a subway and go out for the day without any hassle.
The Radisson Lexington Hotel New York is close to the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal and St Patrick’s Cathedral. This hotel offers a restaurant, lounge bar and fitness facility.
Empire Hotel is close to the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Carnegie Hall and Broadway. This four star hotel offers a restaurant, bar and fitness facility.
If you are looking for affordable accommodation, then maybe the Hotel Carter will suit your needs. Situated close to Madam Tussauds Wax Museum, the Empire State Building and Times Square this hotel completed its renovation in January 2010. The updated hotel offers a coffee shop and lounge bar.
There is the perfect accommodation offer for anyone wanting to visit the area from two star hotels to five star luxury. Each hotel is conveniently located to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.