New York Journey - Making New York Travel Easy

Planning a trip to the Big Apple? Your New York Journey begins here. This site offers you all the information you need to navigate New York City’s many hotels and attractions. Book your hotel, reserve your Broadway tickets, plan your dining and shopping destinations and prepare to experience the excitement that is unique to the city that never sleeps.

There's also a NYC history section providing readers with detailed information about the city's origins and some of New York’s most notable neighborhoods.

New York City Hotels

From high-end luxury lodgings to budget-friendly accommodations, there are countless hotels to choose from when planning your trip to New York City. The neighbourhood you choose to stay in can have an effect on the type of experience you have, so it is important to do your research. First time visitors may want all the lights and action of Times Square, while more seasoned New York City travellers may prefer to explore the more residential Upper West Side. From the heart of Midtown to the Garment District to Chelsea, New York Journey has a comprehensive directory of accommodations.

Click for tips for a New York City hotel stay which can be found in our resource and articles area. Also find out about the New York Subway System and the Five New York Boroughs.

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Sofitel New York Hotel Review
Sofitel New York in Midtown West
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Benjamin Hotel Review
Benjamin Hotel in Midtown East
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The Alex Hotel Review
The Alex Hotel in Midtown West
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Hotel Plaza Athenee Review
Plaza Athenee in Upper East Side
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Dining in the Big Apple

Whether you get off the plane wanting a simple slice of pizza or a multi-course gourmet meal, you can satisfy your craving in New York City. Dine at your favourite celebrity chef’s restaurant, from Daniel Boulud to Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto to Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Dining on a budget? Famous Joe's Pizza on Carmine Street serves up a perfect cheesy slice or Paul’s Place in the Village offers a wide variety of big and juicy burgers. Travelling with kids? Family-friendly eateries like Peanut Butter & Co., a West Village cafe serving sandwiches with a mouth-watering variety of fresh peanut butter and jams are sure to delight family members of all ages. New York has quite an extensive selection of options for Restaurant delivery online, yet another unique experience only the Big Apple can provide.

Shopping for Every Taste and Budget

You’ve heard the names and seen the iconic stores in countless TV shows and movies. Bergdorf Goodman, Barneys New York , the famous Fifth Avenue flagship Tiffany & Co., just to name a few. Now it’s time to discover shopping in the fashion capital of the world for yourself. Shoppers seeking high-end designer brands will love world-renowned Fifth Avenue, home of countless upscale boutiques including Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Armani. Bargain-hunters will love the great deals at Century 21, Filene’s Basement and scouring the sales at Macy's Clothing Store, the largest department in the world. Savvy fashionistas who enjoy shopping off the beaten track should head to the vintage shops in the East Village for a treasure trove of styles.

New York City Tours and Attractions

There is so much to do in New York City whether you love theatre, history, art or just a simple walk in the park. But there are a few iconic landmarks that should be on every seasoned traveller’s must-see list such as the Empire State Building, Times Square, and the Statue of Liberty.

There are many different tours available designed to make sure you don’t miss any of the important sites. Double-decker bus tours provide guided tours of the city and allow you to disembark and get back on for no extra charge. Helicopter tours, boat cruises and guided walking tours are all fun and interesting ways to explore New York. You can even take TV- themed tours such as “Sex in the City” or “Sopranos” tours that cover the sites made famous by those popular HBO series

Arts and Culture

Manhattan boasts world class museums such as the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. And a stroll through midtown will reveal many familiar cultural images such as the New York Public Library, the skating rink at Rockefeller Center and the sprawling green lawns of Central Park.

A trip to New York isn’t complete without checking out a musical or play in the Broadway Theatre District. Whether you enjoy quirky productions or big-budget spectacles there is a huge variety of Broadway and off-Broadway shows to choose from.

Make the most of your time in one of the greatest cities in the world. Your New York Journey starts here.