A last minute weekend trip to New York City is possible because you will find over 70 airlines flying into New York City’s five major airports if you use Travelmath’s airlines flying travel calculator. Even if you live in a small city like Warsaw, IN, it is not impossible.
La Guardia Airport (LGA), John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), Westchester County Airport (HPN) and Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) are five of the major airports that serve New York City. HPN and ISP are small airports that have limited services and are located a little farther away from New York City.
The Big Apple’s sheer size and experience with tourism and travel offers tourists ample supply of a variety of accommodation. In the off peak season, hotels are not in short supply and you may have the options to stay for cheap in a few of the five star luxury locations.
Or you may prefer to stay in a Manhattan apartment like Manhattan Radio City Apartments located close to Rockefeller Center, one block away from the 49th Street Subway station, 10 minute walk from Times Square and one mile away from Central Park and Lincoln Center.
No matter what your interests are, New York City has it all. Culture, history, architecture, arts, shopping, variety of food, outdoor adventures, concerts, sporting events, theatres, relaxation or people watching, you have choices.
There is something for everyone in New York City. For the sports enthusiasts, take the one hour classic individual tour of New York Yankees Museum, Monument Park, Press Box and the MasterCard Batter’s Eye Café.
During the season, tour route may include Yankees Museum, Monument Park, the Dugout and the Clubhouse and Batting Cage area.
If you prefer music and theatres, visit New York City’s Theatre like the St. James Theatre, Broadway Theatre, New Amsterdam Theatre, Majestic Theatre, Gershwin Theatre and many more. You may get last minute theatre tickets online, at the Times Square or Seaport’s Tickets booth for same day Broadway or Off-Broadway show tickets for less than 50% of normal price.
Shopping is a great adventure in New York City. Vendors from all over the world are found all over the city. Pick one part of town and enjoy bargain hunting or shop for the latest trendy clothes of the season on Fifth Avenue.
For a sugar filled day with gourmet coffee or tea, New York CBS local has a list of nine best cupcakes in New York City.
We recommend Butter Lane at 123 East 7th Street,New York, NY 10009. (212) 677-2880. Butter Lane is called “cupcakes for grownups” and you could customize your cupcake with the icing of your choice.
For a New York City fresh bagel, try Ess-a-Bagel at 831 3rd Ave,(between 50th St & 51st St) ,New York, NY 10022 in East Midtown. You get $1 for a bagel and $12 for a baker’s dozen.
If you like New York’s pizza, check out Time Out’s article on Best New York Pizza: The top 25 pies in the city. Adrienne’s Pizza Bar at 54 Stone St, NY 10004 (near Hanover Sq.) has the unique square pizza, the Sicilian pie.
New York City is best discovered on foot. When you are tired, cabs are everywhere in the city. The subway trains in New York City are safe, efficient, convenient and are much cheaper than the yellow cabs or renting a car. We do not advise renting a car if you are visiting the city.
Transportation from and to the airport is easy in New York City. Taxis, trains and buses are available for passengers from John F. Kennedy Airport and Newark Airport. La Guardia Airport is more convenient through bus and taxi.
For last minute flights to New York City, please use Travelmath to research for the cheapest or most convenient flight times.
A last minute weekend getaway to New York City is possible. If you find yourself stuck in a rut and need to take a break, consider the city that never sleeps, New York City.