New York Destination guide

As the world leader in travel experiences since 1947, we connect you to the real New York in a way like no other.
You’ve seen the iconic yellow cabs and soaring skyscrapers dozens of times on the big screen, but there's nothing like seeing it first-hand - and we’ll show you the real New York. From the neon lights of Times Square to the cobblestone lanes of Greenwich Village and the leafy paths of Central Park, the city is an explorer’s delight. Our New York holidays will take you wandering through this multicultural maze, from the steaming noodle shops of Chinatown to the charming eateries of Little Italy to the centuries-old Jewish delis in the Upper West Side. And just wait until night falls in the city that never sleeps. As the stars come out, New York becomes a stage, from the world-class Broadway to jazz bars, comedy shows, and opera productions. Whether you want to marvel at the treasures of the MoMa and the Met, or head to the Top of the Rock, once you take a bite of the Big Apple, you’ll always want more.
Travel with us and unlock the infinite possibilities thanks to our exclusive Trafalgar Highlights.
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"They call New York the 'City of Dreams' and I love watching our guest's travel dreams come true as they set eyes on the Statue of Liberty, wander through Greenwich Village, catch a real Broadway show, or finally get a taste of a real New York bagel!"
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New York at a glance
From the neon lights of Times Square and the leafy paths of Central Park, to the dazzling Broadway shows, and the views from the Top of the Rock, New York is one of the world's most iconic cities. Our expert Trafalgar Travel Directors will show you all the incredible highlights, then take you under the surface of the City that Never Sleeps.
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What to pack for New York

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Walking shoes

New York is a city that’s best explored on foot, and you’ll need a comfortable pair of shoes to get you around all the famous sights.

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Glitzy outfit

With world-class bars, restaurants and theatres, you’ll want to hit the town at least once in the City that Never Sleeps. Bring a glam outfit and you’ll feel like a million bucks.

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Portable charger

Your camera and phone are sure to get a workout on your New York tour, so bring a portable charger and save yourself the hassle of trekking back to your hotel to charge them up.

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A day pack

Bring a lightweight, waterproof day bag and use it to store your snacks, water bottle, souvenirs and anything else you pick up on your New York adventure.

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Layered clothing

The weather can be unpredictable in this city and the best way to prepare for your New York trip is to bring cool and warm layers that will keep you comfortable in any weather.

Other things to know before you go

Depending on your nationality, you'll need a valid passport and may also need visas to enter. Please check this well in advance of your trip departure date here. Some countries also require passports to have 3-6 months left on them before the given expiry date, so be sure to double check this before booking your travels.

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