How to plan a trip to New York City

How to plan a trip to New York City

United States is a very large country, one of the most developed in the world, with many things to see and places to visit, it has stunning and beautiful landscapes, some of them of a serene and peaceful beauty, others challenge your senses and your skills, and in the other hand, they have big cities, full of lights and with the latest technology.


One of this cities is the iconic New York City, located in the State of New York, it is one of the most famous of this country and of the world, also called The Big Apple, this city combines the  nature and the green of beautiful parks with the lights and technology of a big metropolis.


What to see in New York City


There are many and diverse things to do and see in New York.

There are parks like: the famous Central Park, the Bryant Park or the Zoo of the Bronx.

There are museums like:


  • Museum of Modern Art MoMA
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art MET
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Madame Tussauds Wax Museum


Cathedrals and buildings like:

  • San Francisco Cathedral
  • Places like Chinatown, Little Italy, Brooklyn, the Fifth Avenue and more
  • Liberty Island, Ellis Island, Coney Island
  • Broadway
  • Statue of Liberty the most representative symbol of USA
  • Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall or Times Square


All of them are some options among many available in this great city.


Planning your trip to New York


As you can see the available options are too many, so you can feel overwhelmed if you’re visiting New York for the first time, the answer is planning.


First decide how long you’ll stay in New York then look for some information about the attractions available, as well as the calendar of events in the year, there are many!


Well now you know the attractions and events available, and how long you’ll stay, you need to chose carefully which attractions and events you’re going to visit, take in count the season of year and the distance between them, the amount of money you have, etc.


Once you decided what to see, decide how you’re going to get there, there are many airports available so you can find a good price for your flight if you decide to go by plane, if you decide to go by land, there are many options too,  check them carefully, you must also decide if you’re going to drive or use public transportation, in this case you need information about prices. A good idea is to download an NYC transit app for your smart device, it will give you full information about maps, traffic, etc.


You can acquire passes for a group of attractions, do some research about it, you’ll save some money


Take into account the weather so take appropriate clothing for each season!


Finally it would be a good idea if you check the city’s official website