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New York in 5 days guide

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Perfect guide for:

New York first timers

Culture lovers

Families

Nightlife lovers

Couples

This 5 day guide of New York will help you organize your trip so that you get to explore some of the most beautiful areas of the city while making ... (More) This 5 day guide of New York will help you organize your trip so that you get to explore some of the most beautiful areas of the city while making the best of your time. (Less)

Perfect guide for:

New York first timers

Culture lovers

Families

Nightlife lovers

Couples

Daily Experiences

Day 1 Wall Street + Statue of Liberty + World Trade Center

Wall Street + Statue of Liberty + World Trade Center

Kickoff your trip to the Big Apple by visiting the financial Wall Street and then take a boat ride to see the famous icon of New York: the Statue of ... (More) Kickoff your trip to the Big Apple by visiting the financial Wall Street and then take a boat ride to see the famous icon of New York: the Statue of Liberty. Continue with, of course, some shopping in the best malls and end the day paying tribute to the victims of the Twin Towers terrorist attacks of September 11th 2001. (Less)

Day 2 Lower Central Park + Times Square + Top of the Rock

Lower Central Park + Times Square + Top of the Rock

On your second day explore the grounds of the amazing Central Park, with its unique bridges, lakes, fountains and monuments. You'll also visit the Museum of Natural History, wander around ... (More) On your second day explore the grounds of the amazing Central Park, with its unique bridges, lakes, fountains and monuments. You'll also visit the Museum of Natural History, wander around the area of Times Square and see one of the most beautiful views of the city from above from Top of the Rock. (Less)

Day 3 Chelsea + Empire State + Midtown Manhattan

Chelsea + Empire State + Midtown Manhattan

On your third day in New York visit some beautiful parks such as the High Line and grab something delicious to eat at Chelsea Market. Then, climb to the top ... (More) On your third day in New York visit some beautiful parks such as the High Line and grab something delicious to eat at Chelsea Market. Then, climb to the top of the Empire State Observation Deck and get delighted by the amazing views from a different angle. Also, get inside of the Public LIbrary and Grand Central Terminal to admire their beauty! (Less)

Day 4 Brooklyn + Chinatown + Little Italy + SoHo

Brooklyn + Chinatown + Little Italy + SoHo

Explore four very different neighbourhoods on your fourth day. Cross the Brooklyn Bridge to get to Brooklyn and wander through its parks and streets. After that, get back to Manhattan ... (More) Explore four very different neighbourhoods on your fourth day. Cross the Brooklyn Bridge to get to Brooklyn and wander through its parks and streets. After that, get back to Manhattan Island and visit Chinatown and Little Italy, two small but distinctive areas. Finally, get lost in the streets of SoHo checking out its beautiful streets and shops. (Less)

Day 5 Harlem + Northern Central Park + MET + Guggenheim

Harlem + Northern Central Park + MET + Guggenheim

Start your last day in the Big Apple by exploring Harlem and its surroundings, and maybe experiencing a Gospel mass! Go on to the Northern part of Central Park and ... (More) Start your last day in the Big Apple by exploring Harlem and its surroundings, and maybe experiencing a Gospel mass! Go on to the Northern part of Central Park and end your trip in an artsy way, visiting the Guggenheim Museum and the MET. (Less)

What's included in the guide

Daily routes

Information & tips about places

How to move around

What you need to know

What you should try to eat

Events you should go to

What you should book or do before coming


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About the author

Josefina
Josefina
27 reviews

Born in Córdoba, Argentina, I'm a Travel Journalist living in Barcelona. I'm passionate about traveling, the environment, music and animals.

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Karl Karl

Worth every penny! My wife is vegetarian and thanks to the guide we could find options easily along the suggested routes. Besides, the routes were designed till the last detail. ... (More) Worth every penny! My wife is vegetarian and thanks to the guide we could find options easily along the suggested routes. Besides, the routes were designed till the last detail. Thanks Josefina! (Less)


Monica Monica

Perfect for vegetarians like me! Barcelona has some good options but not as many as in London, specially near the main tourist attractions... with Josefina's guide evrything became easy!


Emma Emma

It was the first time that I traveled as a vegan and I thought it would be hard to find something to eat, but not at all! Josefina suggested lots ... (More) It was the first time that I traveled as a vegan and I thought it would be hard to find something to eat, but not at all! Josefina suggested lots of cute places to eat that we enjoyed! Besides, we could shop in vegan and design stores too! Thank you so much! (Less)


Marcos Marcos

Good combination of places to see and eat. She gave us alternatives to choose from which we were thankful for.


Lindsay Lindsay

The guide was detailed and well explained. Thanks Josefina


Andrea Andrea

We had a unique experience thanks to this guide, very good recommendations given. I have a sweet tooth and I didn't know there would be so many options, so that ... (More) We had a unique experience thanks to this guide, very good recommendations given. I have a sweet tooth and I didn't know there would be so many options, so that was a surprise! (Less)


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