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New York is fast becoming a number one holiday destination, so finding the best deals on hotels and cheap flights are high on the agenda. Whether you are heading to across the Atlantic for a business trip or just a city break, you are sure to have a fantastic time; and with so much to see and do, you'll want to return again and again.
Cheap direct flights to New York
Manhattan itself has become renowned for its celebrity status and as a set for big blockbuster movies and popular TV shows. As one of the largest metropolitan cities in the world, New York undoubtedly has everything the discerning traveller is looking for; from fine dining and excellent shopping to a huge choice of attractions with plenty to see and do.
One of the world's top visitor destinations, New York is served by a huge number of airlines with thousands of daily flights landing in the city from all over the world. If you're looking for cheap direct flights to New York from the UK, there is a good choice of British and American carriers which operate frequent services including American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic. One way to get find cheap direct flights to New York is to travel on an indirect flight which involves a short transit or plane change on the way.
Not to be missed in New York
For culture fans, there are plenty of Art Galleries and Museums with a wide variety of American History and Art throughout the most impressive periods such as the Renaissance Era. Chill out for a few drinks at the very trendy ‘Side Bar’ in East 15th Street and enjoy a delicious meal at ‘Seraphina’ located at the top of Madison Avenue.
Famed for its incredible amount of shops and shopping districts you are bound to find all you want and more. One activity we particularly enjoyed was the World Yacht Dining experience; enjoy elegant food and excellent service as you cruise down the river watching the sunset over this magnificent city. Other world-famous landmarks worth visiting include the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building.
Venture outside of New York city to the beautiful surrounding areas of the Hudson Valley and Long Island. Explore the famous Hamptons, the luxurious countryside country retreat of the rich and famous.
How to get to New York
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Weather and climate in New York
The Mid-Atlantic has distinct seasons: cold and snowy winters, mild springs when the flowers and trees come back to life, hot and humid summers, and warm falls with spectacular foliage.Summers can be very hot and humid, especially in New York City. Many New Yorkers vacation in the Hamptons during the summer months. Buffalo's winters are notoriously cold and usually get 90 inches (7.5 feet) of snow.
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