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Here at New York Weekend Breaks our aim is to make travelling to NYC as simple & enjoyable as possible – not that this wonderful city needs us to make it enjoyable, but armed with the right information and guidance we feel it’s possible to get even more from your trip to the Big Apple.

Throughout our website, you’ll find useful information, helpful tips, and informative guides so you’re in the know when you touch down in Gotham.

Our restaurant guides offer advice on all things food, and we cover everything from the city’s Michelin-star restaurants, right through to where you can get the best street grub and what food tours are available to you.

This website provides useful information on all the famous – and the not-so-famous- tourist attractions in New York, to give you an idea of how best to spend your time in the city. So whether you’re heading there to see the usual suspects like the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty or Broadway, or you’re looking to get off the beaten track and venture a little further afield, we have you covered.

We also feature hotel guides, which offer advice on the best accommodation based on your budget and requirements, and we even give money-saving tips so you can get the most from your budget while you’re in town.

So if you’re on the lookout for some helpful information to ensure your time in New York is as memorable as possible, then you’ve come to the right place.

SEE & DO

With such a varied choice, choosing what to see & do in New York can be confusing – fear not, in this section we’ve got you covered!

The Best Ways to Buy Broadway Show Tickets

Scoring tickets to a top New York Broadway production is must-do for any visitor to the Big Apple. If you’re dreaming of experiencing Wicked, Hamilton, […]

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum: A Tour of US Military History

Tucked away on the lower West Side of Manhattan is one of the county’s most esteemed National Historic Landmarks, the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid. This […]

Foods To Try In New York – 6 Unmissable Culinary Sensations

New York may be known as The Big Apple but it’s not fruit that defines its foodie scene. You’d be remiss to visit the city […]

New York in November (2019) – Must-See NYC Events

Regardless of the time of year, it’s always an exciting time to be in the Big Apple but November in New York is a particularly […]

Top places for pre-theatre eats and post-theatre drinks in NYC

Every night on Broadway 41 theatres provide feasts for the eyes. Luckily, the Theatre District is also crammed with places that provide feasts for the […]

Districts

  • The Bronx
  • BROOKLYN
  • MANHATTAN
  • QUEENS
  • STATEN ISLAND

All districts

EAT & DRINK

With options to suit every palate and budget, New York is a diner’s paradise – check out our guides on all things food!

Aska – Brooklyn

Let’s start with the big headline: Dinner at Aska will cost you $265. It’s a four-course tasting menu with no alternative options, so you either […]

The Musket Room – Manhattan

It’s such a surprise to find a restaurant that serves a New Zealand menu that you’re often unaware they exist until you see one. If […]

Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare

Nobody can deny that Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare offers diners something a little different to a typical fine dining experience. Consistently setting new standards, […]

Atomix Korean Restaurant

Atomix is a little unconventional as a restaurant. For a start, they’re not located where you’d expect to find a restaurant, and if you don’t […]

Chocolate by the Bald Man, Why Max Brenner is your main Manhattan friend

It’s late. You and your significant other have been walking all around New York City, explored every floor of the Empire State Building, and now […]

Tours

Delve a little deeper and see your New York Weekend Break from a different perspective by participating in some of the hundreds of tours on offer.

American Museum of Natural History – one of New York’s Most Enthralling Tourist Attractions

For 150-years the American Museum of Natural History has been dispelling the myth that museums are boring, offering visitors a fun-filled and educational day out […]

Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises – Offering Unrivaled Views of the City’s Attractions

On the hunt for an alternative way to view the iconic New York City skyline while you’re in town? Then look no further than Circle […]

HeliNY – Choose from 4 awe-Inspiring Helicopter Tours of New York

Feel the refreshing wind as you soar through the sky on one of these breath-taking helicopter tours of New York. HeliNY has flights departing from […]

Liberty Helicopter Tours – See New York In Style

New York city from the sky: take in beautiful sights, see the landmarks with the Liberty Helicopter Tours, the largest of its kind in the […]

Double Decker NYC Bus Tours With Gray Line Sightseeing

Looking to experience New York City at its fullest? Then check out the New York tour company that’s been providing jaw-dropping NYC bus tours since […]

Shows

When you think of shows in New York you think of Broadway but there’s so much more to see – this section covers the best shows in town!

Getting Cheap Broadway Tickets – 6 Tips on Slashing the Cost

For over a century Broadway has wowed audiences with its bright lights and dazzling productions, and to this day the theatres on the famous Manhattan […]

Exciting New Broadway Shows

There are a variety of upcoming new Broadway shows opening in the coming months that offer something for everyone. A host of productions are making […]

Top Comedy Clubs in New York City

Many of the world’s best comedic talents got their start by doing improv and stand-up in the comedy clubs in New York City. Known as […]

Waitress The Musical: An Entertaining Journey of Self Discovery

Waitress The Musical is one of Broadway’s most heartwarming productions. This engaging melodic show was produced by an all-female creative team and it brings to […]

Top 5 Must-See Off-Broadway Shows

While taking in a Broadway show usually tops the list of New York City visitors, scoring tickets is often not only challenging but can come […]

Hotels

Accommodation can be a key consideration for any weekend break – here we give information and hotel guides perfect for all budgets and requirements.

5 of the Best New York Hotels with rooftop Pools

On a swelteringly hot and humid day, New York Hotels with rooftop Pools where you can cool off high above the madness of the city […]

Kimpton Hotel Eventi New York – Bringing Additional Style to Chelsea

After receiving a major refurbishment, the Kimpton Hotel Eventi has repositioned itself as a real trendsetter for providers of accommodation in New York. Location: Located […]

Hotel Plaza Athenee New York – French Decadence, NYC-Style

The Hotel Plaza Athenee is a firm favourite among the stars, and one look inside this lavish establishment and you’ll see just why. The Upper […]

The NoMad Hotel New York – Design Perfection Full of Quirks

Since receiving a face-lift from acclaimed designer, Jacques Garcia, the NoMad Hotel has cemented itself as one of the most stylish places to stay in […]

The Refinery Hotel New York – a Perfect Retreat from the Mania of Midtown

A former hat factory, the Refinery New York received a full renovation and the property is now a luxury hotel that offers some of the […]

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