Mini Guide to New York, NY

Country: United States of America (USA) – Currency: U.S Dollars ($ or USD)

New York is one of the greatest cities in the world; home to Broadway, Central Park, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, SoHo, and many other fantastic places. Your first visit can be overwhelming with lots of things to do from visiting restaurants, museums, sightseeing, to shopping and much more. But put your mind at ease, no one can do everything in one visit. So we will try our best here to guide you plan and filter best things to do in New York, according to your time and budget.

New York City is situated on one of the world’s largest natural harbors and comprises of five boroughs, sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. Each borough is a county of the State of New York. The five boroughs are BrooklynQueensManhattanthe Bronx, and Staten Island.


The climate of New York City is a humid subtropical climate, with parts of the city transitioning into a humid continental climate. This gives the city cold, wet winters and hot, humid summers with plenty of rainfall all year round.

MonthAverage temperaturesAverage precipitation
Min °F (°C)Max °F (°C)InchesDays
January27 (-3)39 (4)3.710
February28 (-2)41 (5)3.19
March36 (2)50 (10)4.311
April45 (7)61 (16)4.512
May54 (12)72 (22)4.111
June64 (18)79 (26)4.311
July68 (20)84 (29)4.510
August68 (20)82 (28)4.510
September61 (16)75 (24)4.39
October50 (10)64 (18)4.39
November41 (5)54 (12)3.910
December32 (0)43 (6)3.911

So When is the best time to visit New York? 

There’s no best time in our opinion, it is always blissful to visit New York any time, however, if you’re looking to save on your flights or accommodation a little, then we advise you to consider both traveling during the mid seasons which falls around April to May and September to October or the low season which is January through March.

But the best time to travel to New York is during its high season which extends over two periods; in summer (June to August) and in winter (November to December).

Flight deals

Best Flight deals to New York

The cheapest flights to New York all depends on where you are flying from and most importantly your dates. So we always recommend the best way to find “best deals” is by actually searching for it, using our sophisticated engine, which searches hundreds of airlines and travel websites to retrieve the cheapest deals to New York:

Best deals to New York from other destinations:

*Note that if rates do not show for a specific month, it means that this specific route has not been searched by other people recently and no prices were cached. Just hit the month or day you want, and we will search it for you.

Alternatively, in case you want to fly from New York to another destination, you can use this map to see the cheapest flights from New York to any place you desire:

Hotel deals

Top Hotel deals in New York

You can always search using the widget below, and let us do all the hard work in searching hundreds of travel websites and retrieve the cheapest hotels in New York for you, you can then use the filters on the results page to filter by price, location, stars, ratings etc.

We have made a selection of top hotels in New York with filters that you can toggle below; filter by Cheapest, Ratings, or Luxury Hotels:

Look around the areas you want to be in and find the hotels that best suite you based on your preferred location from the map below:

Top things to do

We have compiled a list of top things to do in New York with tours & activities, with which you can enjoy the highlights of the city. 

Or just check out a full list of the best tours and activities in New York with customer ratings and durations. And choose from a list of things from entry tickets, guided tours, to bundled activities, and more: