5 days in New York City Itinerary

5 days in New York City Itinerary

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bayard Cutting Arboretum and Soons Orchards & Farm Market. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Quogue Wildlife Refuge and Pocono Environmental Education Center. Venture out of the city with trips to William Floyd Estate (in Mastic Beach) and Fire Island National Seashore (in Patchogue). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, make a trip to Times Square, and take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New York City road trip planning tool .

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. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Pocono Environmental Education Center, Fire Island National Seashore, Quogue Wildlife Refuge, William Floyd Estate
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Quogue Wildlife Refuge ©
Quogue Wildlife Refuge
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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