Set along the Hudson River, New York regales in its various monikers: The Big Apple, Gotham, Center of the Universe, and The City That Never Sleeps. NYC features high on any traveler's bucket list, and it's easy to see why. There's something about New York that makes it an irresistible destination. Book your New York vacation rental and see for yourself why.
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Popular Rental Amenities in New York City
Filters are conveniently available so you can tailor your search and find the ideal property in New York. HomeToGo's data highlights that "Internet" and "TV" prove to be the most commonly offered features in New York. Plan your vacation in advance if you enjoy soaking in the hot tub or you plan to go fishing. There are just 105 listed properties providing "Hot tub" and 127 rentals providing "Fishing."
Price and Availability Index in New York
Vacation Rental Price Information in New York City
The graph shows average prices of rentals in New York City for the next twelve months. Prices rise in May and reach an average of $234 a night (5/6 - 5/13), making it the most expensive time to book a rental in the next 12 months. The cheapest week is in December (12/16 - 12/23). Prices fall to an average of $155 per night.
Rental Availability Information in New York City
The availability graph shows the percentage of available rentals in New York City. The week with the highest booking rate is in January (1/14 - 1/21). Only 56% of the rentals are still available. On the contrary, you will find the highest number of available rentals in a week of June (6/10 - 6/17).
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What to Eat in New York City
Whether it's the ubiquitous hot dog vendor, the Middle Eastern food stands, Chinese takeaway to eat at your New York apartment rental, or a swanky meal in a Michelin-star restaurant, the Big Apple doesn't disappoint.
Absolute musts are the New York-style bagels, hot dogs, pizzas, sandwiches, and cheesecakes. They might sound cliche but they are favorites for a reason. Vegetarians and vegans are well-catered for with many options readily available across the city. For drinks, Greenwich Village is the perfect choice with its Latin Quarter vibes and suave clientele. Brooklyn also makes a great base as an up-and-coming destination for bars, restaurants, and nightlife venues that shouldn't be missed.
The 5 Best Brunch Spots in New York City
1. B&H Dairy: This popular brunch spot has been running in the East Village since 1938. Try the sunny-side-up eggs and pierogi with challah on the side.
2. Atlas Cafe: An East Village brunch spot that serves Mexican cuisine with a modern twist. Popular options include flax seeds chilaquiles and a raw bass and avocado dish.
3. Gertie: This brunch restaurant is situated in Williamsburg and is popular with Instagrammers wanting pictures in front of the murals. The egg and cheese sandwiches with lox are a delicious option.
4. Broken Shaker: A hotel bar that serves an excellent brunch menu that includes bloody marys, avocado on tortillas, and freshly baked Yemenite bread with lox or cream cheese.
5. Upland: A brunch spot in the Flatiron district that serves modern American fare and brunch classics, including eggs benedict and steak.
The Best Time to Visit New York
Arguably, the best times to book a rental in NYC are during fall and spring when the weather is pleasant and the city full of atmosphere. Winters get chilly but in the run-up to Christmas, the city offers magical, festive vibes. Summer's soaring temperatures are perfect for those who like it warm and it's a perfect time for outdoor activities like strolling through Central Park and Coney Island.
What to Do in New York City
New York's greatest icon is the Statue of Liberty, which certainly merits a visit. The nearby Ellis Island is an informative site on the history of America's immigrants. Wall Street is home to the New York Stock Exchange as well as Federal Hall, where George Washington was sworn in as America's first president.
While in NYC, it will be hard to miss the Empire State Building and the nearby Chrysler Building that dominate the city's skyline. Times Square beckons with its 24/7 flashing billboards and neon screens while Central Park holds the promise of a wonderful afternoon snooze, an outdoor performance, or horse and carriage ride by night.
Art and Culture
NYC is home to world-class museums, galleries, and performing arts spaces. The Metropolitan Museum of Art hosts works by Rembrandt and Vermeer, as well as Islamic, European, and American oeuvres. The Guggenheim Museum stuns visitors with its architecture and swirling staircases. For contemporary American art, the Whitney Museum of American Art and MoMA are fine options — the latter houses Van Gogh's Starry Night and Picasso's Les Demoiselles d’Avignon.
No one should leave New York without experiencing its Broadway culture. As well as the hit plays and musicals on Broadway, catch a show at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Carnegie Hall, or Metropolitan Opera.
Nightlife in New York City
New York is the city that never sleeps and you are sure to find some style of night entertainment to suit your interests. Those that love the theatre should head to the iconic shows of Broadway. If you would like to see one of the popular shows such as Hamilton, you will need to book your tickets months in advance. There are plenty of excellent shows Off-Broadway if you are planning a last-minute trip.
If you would like to dance the night away, there are a number of clubs throughout the city. Try the iconic Good Room which hosts performances by Studio 54 veterans such as Nicky Siano. Those that prefer contemporary music can try Marquee New York which is known for hosting world-famous DJs and having an extensive drinks list.
Best Day Trips From New York City
From NYC, it's easy to plan a day trip to the casino town of Atlantic City in New Jersey, where intriguing public art installations await. Less than 100 miles from NYC is Philadelphia, known for its historic sites, cheese steaks, and famed beer halls. Anglers should definitely fish at Freeport in Long Island, known for its fluke, bluefish, and flounder. A ferry ride will get you to Governors Island, a great spot for alfresco picnics.
3 Big Annual Events in New York
1. The New York Marathon
The New York Marathon is the largest marathon in the world with around 60,000 people taking part each year. The marathon course goes through all five boroughs of New York and is always held on the first Saturday in November. The race is popular with runners from around the world and always attracts crowds of spectators.
2. NYC Pride
NYC Pride runs for the month of June each year and hosts 50 events that celebrate LGBTQ pride. The event is the biggest pride celebration in the world and attracts over 3 million visitors each year. NYC Pride includes a march, parties, family-friendly events, movie nights, speeches, ceremonies, and music performances.
3. The Macy's Thanksgiving Parade
The Macy's Thanksgiving Parade is a beloved NYC tradition that includes giant character balloons, marching bands, celebrity appearances, and themed parade floats.
4. Fourth of July in New York
Travelers can head over to the Coney Island boardwalk to soak in some sun and enjoy the yearly Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, as well as having one for themselves. Moreover, travelers will get the chance to enjoy a few other activities, such as a Brooklyn Cyclones baseball match or the Cyclone roller coaster. At the end of the day, visitors can head to Brooklyn and grab a spot on the East River to watch the majestic New York City Fourth of July fireworks.
New York City: The Ultimate City Vacation
Empire State Building
Standing tall even among the skyscrapers of midtown Manhattan, this iconic Art Deco building is a must-see for awe-inspiring views.
Arguably one of the most famous theater scenes in the world, this array of theaters staging world-class musicals and plays is situated just a stone's throw from Times Square.
Statue of Liberty
Right in the Hudson River is another iconic piece of architecture. This colossal sculpture on Liberty Island offers great views as well as an education in the city's history.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The largest art museum in the United States, the Met's collection spans from ancient Egyptian artifacts to 20th-century modern art.
Right in the heart of Manhattan, juxtaposed against the cityscape, you'll find a vast, green haven perfect for bike rides, walking, or relaxing after a busy day.
Frequently Asked Questions
How many holiday rentals are available to book in New York City?
There are currently 22,184 holiday rentals in New York City to choose from and rent for your upcoming trip.
What amenities are most popular for holiday homes in New York City?
Travelers search for Internet, TV, and Crib when booking a vacation rental in New York City.
How many How many holiday homes are there in New York City?
There are 22,184 holiday rental options from 15 providers in New York City.
Are pets allowed in holiday houses in New York City?
If traveling with a dog in New York City, 13% of holiday homes are pet-friendly.
When is it better to travel to New York?
New York has its warmest time of year in July and August, with average nightly prices being around $89.
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