8 days in New York City Itinerary

8 days in New York City Itinerary

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New York City
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New York City

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bronx Zoo and Fire Island National Seashore. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Chelsea Market. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Gateway National Recreation (in Sandy Hook) and Jones Beach State Park (in Wantagh). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, go for a walk through Central Park, and don't miss a visit to Times Square.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip planning tool .

In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Jones Beach State Park, Bronx Zoo, Fire Island National Seashore, Gateway National Recreation
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Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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