12 days in New York City Itinerary

12 days in New York City Itinerary

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New York City
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New York City

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Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Change things up with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx (about 36 minutes away). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City online road trip planner .

If you are flying in from Australia, 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Brooklyn Botanic Garden
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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