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Expert New York City travel guides and holiday advice

There are a thousand things to see and do in the Big Apple, and you could go a whole lifetime without experiencing it all. Iconic attractions await round every corner, from the Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building to Times Square and the Brooklyn Bridge. Shop on the famous Fifth Avenue, catch a Broadway show, see a baseball game at Yankee Stadium or some live music in Greenwich Village, or simply stroll through Central Park. It's also a culture lover’s paradise, with world-class museums and galleries including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim and MoMA, while foodies can get stuck into everything from great-value pizza and deli dishes to Michelin-starred fare at the latest “it” restaurants.

Get inspired for your next New York city break with our guides to the best NYC hotels, activities and areas to explore, from downtown Manhattan to Williamsburg and beyond.

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New York City hotels

Read our reviews and round-ups of the best places to bed down in the city that never sleeps. From luxurious five-star hotels in the heart of Manhattan and budget-friendly crash-pads on the Lower East Side to boutique options in Brooklyn, there’s an overnight stay to suit every kind of traveller. Find and book your ideal accommodation, whether you’re planning a romantic getaway or a once-in-a-lifetime family holiday.

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New York City travel guides

Where to begin in a city the size of New York? Our expert-written guides pinpoint the biggest-hitting and more off-beat attractions, the best things to see and do, the latest must-visit restaurants and bars and the architectural highlights to look out for amid NYC’s unmatched skyline. We’ve got all the practical information you need on tipping and navigating the city by public transport too, and specific guides on how to do a city break on a budget. Plus we take a deep-dive into the coolest neighbourhoods tourists might otherwise bypass, with Microguides on everywhere from the Lower East Side and Harlem in Manhattan to Williamsburg in Brooklyn.

<p>Perry Street in New York’s West Village</p>

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Brooklyn guides

Just a quick hop over the bridge from Manhattan, Brooklyn has gone from grungy to ultra-hip in the last decade. From hitting Williamsburg's achingly cool coffee shops and dive bars to wandering the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in Prospect Park and indulging in a day of kitschy fun at Coney Island beach, our travel guides give you the lowdown on making the most of a visit to New York’s trendiest borough.

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