Your one-stop travel guide to Manhattan, NYC: the best hotels, neighborhoods, things to do, and places to eat and drink in the city.

Manhattan is only one part of New York City, but it contains so many things to do and places to eat that visiting Manhattan can be overwhelming for first timers. We’ve put together this handy infographic so you know where to start when planning your New York City vacation. These are not only some of the top things to do, see, taste and drink in Manhattan, they are also some of my personal favorites.

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⇒ Looking for a place to stay in New York City? Check out our hotel recommendations at the end of this post!

Manhattan, New York City, Shortcut Travel Guide
Manhattan, New York City, Shortcut Travel Guide

Where to Stay in New York City

There are so many neighborhoods to choose from in New York City. How is a first-time visitor supposed to pick? If you don’t know the city well, I recommend staying in Midtown so you can easily get to all parts of the city. Stay near a subway stop so you can get around easily. While it might be tempting to stay in Times Square, it doesn’t give you an accurate picture of how charming New York City can be and it can be really noisy and crowded. It’s best to stay outside of that area.

Here are a few of our recommended hotels. You can read reviews of book directly through any of these links:

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Laura Lynch
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Laura Lynch is the creator and writer of Savored Journeys, an avid world traveler and lover of great food and wine.

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