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New York
United States of America

New York, the Big Apple, is the most populous city in the United States. Always bubbling with activities, this city never rests. Its monuments, such as the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building are known throughout the world. Broadway musicals are known around the world and in performances on several cruise ships. It takes several days to fully appreciate all the attractions of this city, its shows, restaurants and museums.

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Language

English

Currency

USD
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Time difference

UTC: -5

from New York: None

from San Francisco: +2h

from London: -5h

Tips

A 15% tip will be appreciated in restaurants and taxis.

Weather
°C °F

MonthTemperature (Celsius)Temperature (Fahrenheit)Precipitations
Minimum
Average
Maximum
(mminch)
January
-3 27
1 33
4 39
933.75
February
-2 29
2 36
6 42
793.00
March
2 35
6 43
10 51
1114.25
April
7 45
12 53
17 62
1144.50
May
12 54
17 63
22 72
1064.25
June
18 64
22 72
27 80
1124.50
July
21 69
25 77
29 85
1174.50
August
20 68
24 76
29 83
1134.50
September
16 61
20 68
24 76
1094.25
October
10 50
14 57
18 65
1124.50
November
5 42
9 48
13 55
1024.00
December
0 32
3 38
7 44
1024.00

Where is locate the Port of New York

Manhattan Cruise Terminal

The Manhattan Terminal is located on the Hudson River west of Manhattan at 54th Street. It’s easy to walk to the various attractions of New York or join the Subway.

Brooklyn Cruise Terminal

The Brooklyn Terminal is located on the Upper Bay of the Red Hook area of Brooklyn.

Cape Liberty Cruise Port

The Port of Cape Liberty is located in Bayonne, New Jersey.

Travelling around the port of New York

The subway and public transit service are efficient and will allow you to get around the city quickly.
Taxis are available throughout the city and accept credit cards.
Hop-on-hop-off tourist buses allow you to visit the city’s attractions.

Activities in New York

Rebate cards

Rebate tourist cards

Many companies offer cards that include admission to multiple museums and activities. Some also include cruises and hop-on hop-off bus pass.

Neighborhoods

Neighborhood that takes its name from the old headquarters of the New York Times. This large square is very lively and popular with tourists. It’s where New Year’s festivities are celebrated.

Soho, Little Italy and Chinatown

Ces quartiers de Manhattan sont très populaires auprès des touristes et comptent de nombreuses boutiques et restaurants.

Landmarks

Beautiful train station, Beaux-Arts style, located in the center of Manhattan.

You can observe the city from the top of the observation deck of this skyscraper, the emblem of New York City.

Magnificent complex of Art Deco style buildings. You can take a guided tour to appreciate all the details of its architecture and know its history. An observation deck is also located at the top of its main building.

The Statue of Liberty was donated by France in commemoration of the centenary of the American Declaration of Independence. To visit the site, you need to take a ferry from Battery Park in Manhattan or from Liberty State Park in Jersey City.

A monument dedicated to the memory of the victims of September 11. It is where the Twin Towers were located.

This island served as an inspection and quarantine station for immigrants for more than 60 years. There is a museum on immigration.

This bridge was opened in 1883. It is possible to walk and cycle across the bridge.

Chrysler Building

This magnificent Art Deco building is one of the best known in New York.

New York Stock Exchange

New York Stock Exchange Building.

Neo-Gothic church was inaugurated in 1846. The previous church had been destroyed during the Great Fire of New York of 1776.

The English Gothic style cathedral was built between 1853 and 1878.

This chapel was built in 1766 in the Georgian style.

The headquarters of the United Nations is in New York and that is where the General Assembly meets.

Museums

One of the largest art museums in the world opened since 1872 and featuring more than 490,000 works by artists from around the world.

This museum presents more than 30 million specimens and artifacts through nearly 50 exhibitions. A planetarium is also located on the museum site.

Planetarium is located in the same building as the American Museum of Natural History.

The building of this museum of modern and contemporary art was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Inside, the works are displayed along a spiral ramp.

The aircraft carrier Intrepid who served in the Second World War has been transformed into a museum presenting planes and space shuttles.

The museum presents more than 150,000 works by modern and contemporary artists.

This art museum showcases twentieth century and contemporary American art.

Nature

The lungs of New York City, this park stretches from 59th Street to 110th Street.

Activities

Well-known Art Deco style theater where the female dance group The Rockettes has been performing for more than 50 years.

One can visit the NBC studios which are located at Rockefeller Center.

Broadway refers to a street that crosses New York City from north to south and diagonally. But this name also evokes the theater district and its many musicals.

This linear urban park is built on former overhead railway tracks.

The World Trade Center Observatory gives you a panoramic view of New York from the 102nd floor. A restaurant and bar are located on the 101st floor. In the elevators, you will be entitled to a presentation on the evolution of the city over time.

This outdoor observation deck is the highest in the Western hemisphere.

Family activities

The zoo located in Central Park features a wide variety of animals, insects and birds.

Interactive experience on the theme of espionage.

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