Weekends in New York
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From the world-famous theatres of Broadway, to the high-quality restaurants and retailers in the dining and shopping capital of the United States, there's something for everyone in New York.
Home to some of the most famous landmarks in the world, New York is a magnet for travellers eager to soak up some culture. Among the most renowned is the Statue of Liberty, standing proud on Liberty Island in the harbour, a symbol of democracy and freedom since its dedication in 1886. You can also experience the excitement and buzz of Times Square in the heart of Manhattan, a major entertainment hub vibrant with its diversity of Broadway theatres and neon lights, ensuring it's dazzling and bright all night.
Why not visit the Empire State building on Fifth Avenue, home to New York's loftiest observatory, where you can experience breath-taking views across the city, by day or night? You can also stroll through historic Central Park, 843 acres of stunning parkland, with gardens, trees, statues and sculptures, dating back to the mid-19th century.
With literally hundreds of top-quality restaurants in New York, it's hard to choose where to dine out during your weekend! You can enjoy menus from every possible culture, from traditional American steaks and fried chicken to Asian, European and international cuisine, at restaurants ranging from Michelin-starred venues to budget choices.
If you enjoy shopping, New York boasts limitless options. Home to some of the world's finest department stores, including Macy's NYC, Bloomingdales and a host of boutiques on Fifth Avenue, it also offers iconic, unique retailers, including Saks Fifth Avenue and the famous FAO Schwarz toy store. You can choose from multiple department stores, markets including the renowned Green Flea Market, the extravagance of Madison Avenue and many designer stores.
If your pleasure is soaking up a little history, look no further than the Metropolitan Museum of Art, dating back to 1870 and home to more than two million artefacts including Egyptian art, photographs, musical instruments, arms and armour. The stunning Solomon R Guggenheim Museum hosts a premier collection of modern art, including works by Manet, Picasso and Kandinsky.
So why not take a trip to New York on one of your free weekends? Whether you prefer immersing yourself in local culture, or you're looking for a modern shopping or sight-seeing trip, everything is possible on one of our fabulous New York weekend breaks. Sign up to enjoy our handpicked offers on New York breaks, with our selection of luxury hotels offering exclusive prices and exceptional discounts.