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Annabelle Thorpe

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New York

Our verdict:

If you’re looking for the ultimate short break, it’s got to be New York. Sip cocktails in the shadow of the Empire State Building, take a stroll through Central Park, soak up the art at MoMA and shop till your credit card drops on the streets of Soho. Trailfinders has a great choice of the best hotels, so all you have to do is pack those cocktail frocks and prepare to party.

Recommended tour operator: Trailfinders

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Trailfinders says

New York is one of our most popular city break destinations – we organised trips for more than 26,000 people there in 2014 alone!

The Big Apple has got the lot – if you want to shop ’til you drop, hit Museum Mile from the Guggenheim to MoMA, see the latest shows on Broadway, experience incredible cuisine or simply wander around, soaking up the skyline, vibrant energy and diverse neighbourhoods.

The trick to making the most of your stay is to choose a hotel in the right location to suit your interests and tastes – we can book you a room in almost any New York hotel, including the suburbs – and we also have some private homes and apartments, all at exceptional value.

Some of our most popular hotels include the five-star Ritz-Carlton New York in Battery Park and Empire Hotel with its rooftop plunge pool.

Make the most of your stay by booking one of our unmissable experiences – including tickets for the New York Yankees, The Big Apple by helicopter, the Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and the fascinating Tenements, Tastings and Tales walking tour.

Our top ‘must see’ tip is a walk along New York’s new High Line. Built on old, disused and elevated rail tracks, this leafy promenade is an architectural marvel with unique views of the city.

It’s easy to hop across the pond with Trailfinders – we offer all the major airlines from London’s airports and many UK regional airports too. We can even arrange for you to cruise there on an epic Transatlantic crossing.

Find out more about our city breaks in New York.

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