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East Side overview

You can learn about the local heritage of East Side at top landmarks like Chrysler Building and Grand Central Terminal. Bloomingdale's and United Nations Headquarters are other popular sights to visit. Whatever your interests are, East Side has something for you.

Where to stay in East Side

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around East Side has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in East Side with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all East Side hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best East Side hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to East Side

Fly in to New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), 5 mi (8.1 km) from downtown East Side. Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 12 mi (19.3 km) away. New York Grand Central Terminal Station is the closest train station.

Metro stations include:
  • • Lexington Av.-53 St. Station
  • • Lexington Av.-63 St. Station
  • • Roosevelt Island Tramway Manhattan Station

What to see around East Side

Fun excursions can include a visit to:
  • • Tompkins Square Park
  • • Sixth Street and Avenue B Community Garden
  • • John V. Lindsay East River Park
The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Japan Society
  • • Society of Illustrators
  • • Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art
  • • Museum of Tolerance
  • • Park Avenue Armory
Recognized for its natural setting with these places to visit:
  • • Greenacre Park
  • • Peter Detmold Park
  • • Tramway Plaza
  • • Tudor City Greens
  • • Ralph Bunche Park
Some top places to visit include:
  • • Bloomingdale's
  • • Chrysler Building
  • • Grand Central Terminal
  • • United Nations Headquarters

When to visit East Side

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 55°F day, 26°F night
  • • April-June: 83°F day, 40°F night
  • • July-September: 84°F day, 55°F night
  • • October-December: 69°F day, 28°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 11.26 inches
  • • April-June: 13.07 inches
  • • July-September: 13.35 inches
  • • October-December: 12.44 inches