Manhattan is a borough of New York City and is situated on Manhattan Island and other smaller surrounding islands in one of the United States’ wealthiest counties. The area has played a key role in United States history and is currently the home of a number of the country’s leading media and financial companies. If you want to experience life in ‘The Big Apple’, try one of the hotels in downtown Manhattan, or stay right in the heart of the area at a Times Square hotel.
When to go to ManhattanManhattan lies on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean and has a humid subtropical climate. With hot summers, the area gets rain and snow in winter. Popular months to book hotels in Manhattan are September and October, when the air is less humid and highs average out at a slightly cooler 72°F.
How to get to ManhattanJohn F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is New York City’s major airport and lies approximately 12 miles from Manhattan. From there you can take an AirTrain JFK service to connect with the extensive New York City Subway and travel to luxury hotels in Manhattan, or take a bus or yellow cab to a Central Park hotel. The subway is an easy way to travel around the area and can take you to Penn Station where you can find intercity rail services, or the famous Grand Central Terminal rail station.
Things to do in ManhattanThere are many exciting things to do in Manhattan, from watching a musical on Broadway to spending time in the famous Central Park. Some of the World’s most renowned art museums are here, including The Guggenheim and The Museum of Modern Art, alongside famous landmarks such as the Empire State Building and Madison Square Garden. Whilst on your visit try one of the boutique hotels in the area, or get a great deal on one of the budget hotels in Manhattan.
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