5 days in New York City Itinerary

5 days in New York City Itinerary

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New York City
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New York City

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gateway National Recreation and The Morgan Library & Museum. Visiting Long Beach and Hamilton Grange National Memorial will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Fire Island National Seashore in Patchogue (about 1h 20 min away). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, explore the activities along Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, make a trip to 9/11 Memorial, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

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If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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Gateway National Recreation, Fire Island National Seashore
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Times Square
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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