Weekend in New York City

How to Spend Your Weekend in New York City – 5 steps

Despite the lack of nature sight-seeing in the Big Apple, tourists flock from all over the globe to see what New York City has to offer.  Magazines, movies and reviews mention the glamour spots that seemed to flock NYC. Yes, there are many world-class areas that come together in this metropolis and if you plan to visit them in a span of a mere weekend, you need a careful master plan to realize your dream.

Weekend in New York City
Weekend in New York City



  1. Research beforehand. Get all those articles and reviews pertaining to worthwhile spots within New York City.  Select, categorize and organize your plans suiting to your whim.  Consider the locations in between this spots. This will save you a lot of time and money.
  2. Ask your friends or colleagues. Interview people who had already personal experience in the Big Apple.  You might acquire inspiration and few noteworthy tips from them.
  3. Inquire for reservations. Since New York never runs out of visitors, it’s only wise to inquire about availabilities of your chosen hotspots.
  4. Finalize your itinerary. Prepare everything from booking your flight, to your hotel reservations and everything between you and your aspired weekend in New York.
  5. Be sure to take a camera with you. This is a good tool for practical documentation to framing your memories.


Meanwhile here are some spots within New York City you might wish to consider:


  • The Brooklyn neighborhood:
    • Brooklyn Heights
    • Fort Greene
    • Prospect Heights
    • Carroll Gardens
    • Sunset Park
    • Williamsburg
    • Greenwood Cemetery
  • Astoria
  • Jackson Heights
  • Rego Park
  • Flushing
  • Louis Armstrong House Museum
  • Queens Museum
  • The Central Park
  • Inwood
  • Washington Heights
  • Harlem
  • The Cloisters in Fort Tyron Park
  • Central Park Zoo ( which is featured in the kid’s all time favorite movie, Madagascar)
The Cloisters in Fort Tyron Park
The Cloisters in Fort Tyron Park