City Breaks to New York
How glamorous it is to be able to have a city break in New York and indulge in shopping and sightseeing, and do something out of the ordinary for a few days. This is what you can enjoy when you partake in one of the city breaks New York style as so many airlines fly to JFK, one of the busiest airports in the world.
Shopping in New York
Shopping is a big pull for many people on city breaks New York seems to have it all and they say if you cannot buy it here it probably does not exist. Names like Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s and Saks Fifth Avenue conjure up images of monumental department stores that have the lot.
With many of the city activities New York offers, you can take time to whiz round the sights but also relax in the many cafes, bar and diners available. With it being such a cosmopolitan city, there is a wide variety of different types of food to choose from.
Italian, Chinese and Indian restaurants vie for space amongst fried chicken, French cuisine and tasty seafood. Just make sure your city break in New York takes in as much variety as possible so you can take the time to sample it all.
The different areas of New York
Of course while on your city break, New York is waiting to be discovered from the streets of SoHo to Fifth Avenue and Central Park, as well as all the amazing museums.
SoHo stands for south of Houston and contains the densest concentration of cast iron architecture in the world, with 50 iron buildings in a five block area. Cast iron was invented in America and in the 19th century was cheaper than brick or stone plus it had the added advantage of being able to add decoration to the facade that had previously been cast and moulded in the factories.
Visit one of the amazing museums
None of the city activities New York offers would be complete without a visit to at least one art museum. For a breathtaking dip into modern art, head for MOMA, the Museum of Modern Art, on Fifth Avenue. Its sheer size and amount of exhibits can be overwhelming so you can, on your city breaks New York style, pick out a few favourites like Water Lilies by Claude Monet or Van Gogh’s Starry Night.
For a bit of R&R, stroll around Central Park, taking The Dairy as your first stop, a Gothic building that houses the visitor’s centre where you can pick up a calendar of events. Planning city breaks New York style will be much easier after that.
It is worth noting the park took 16 years to complete with over half a million trees planted to create a glorious green space, favourite of locals and visitors alike. city breaks New York have never looked so good.
Can’t wait to get to New York?
For a city break in New York, you need flights to go with them. BudgetAir offers great bargains all year round so you can get reasonable city breaks New York style and combine with BudgetAir flights. Perfect.