Also popularly known as “The Big Apple”, the city of New York is, without question, one of the largest, most inhabited, and most steeply-priced cities in the United States. New York is very famous for being the capital city of fashion, food, media, culture, art, research, finance, and trade. Among the most sought after attractions in the city include The Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal, Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Natural History, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Guggenheim Museum.
Even though it’s costly to travel to New York, a lot of tourists still decide to visit the place mainly because they know that they will not run out of things to do in the city. If you have the strong desire to travel to the Big Apple, it would be wise to do some meticulous budget planning. In order to take full advantage of your vacation, you should try to spend much of your budget on food and travel.
The city is overflowing with all kinds of public transportation, so making your way around town will not be an issue as there are countless means to experience the place. Buses, subways, taxis, and ferries are very economical. Inexpensive fast food chains are abundant too, so you don’t really need to concern yourself much on food. You must try to be practical when it comes to New York hotel accommodations, though, because more times than not, you will have to pay top dollar in the city.
For those who don’t have much time to do some digging, here is an overview of some of New York’s cheapest hotels: Hotel QT, Gershwin Hotel, Affinia Dumont, Chelsea Hotel, Doubletree Metropolitan, Excelsior Hotel, Hotel Stanford, Hudson Hotel, The Time, and Off SoHo Suites Hotel.
However, for those travelers who can afford to splurge and spend a huge sum on a New York hotel accommodation, you don’t as well have to look further because here is a quick list of the city’s premier hotels: Four Seasons Hotel New York, New York Palace, The Peninsula-New York, Ritz-Carlton New York, St. Regis Hotel, Trump International Hotel & Tower, and The Waldorf=Astoria.
Scouting for a low-priced New York hotel accommodation may get you in a pickle because the city is just too huge to explore. If you have no idea on where to start looking, though, try to take a look at the TripAdvisor website for more travel suggestions.