What to do in New York for every season
Whether it’s your first time, or you’ve been many times, New York has a timeless magic that is globally renowned. From Manhattan’s iconic skyline to Central Park’s famous paths, the Brooklyn Bridge, or the bright lights of Broadway – this city has something for everyone, not just its beloved New Yorkers.
Pre-pandemic tourism peaked at just over 66 million visitors in 2019, and today New York is still one of the most searched-for vacation destinations in the world. While the city is great all year round, each season offers different opportunities to experience the city in different ways.
So, how do you know when is the best time for you to go?
What season should you go to New York?
New York is famous for its vibrant seasonal changes, from The Saks Fifth Avenue Christmas tree to warm SoHo summer nights – but when would New York be best for you? Take our questionnaire to find out if it’s snow walks or sunsets you’re looking for.
Use our questionnaire to discover what season is best for you to visit New York based on your activity, weather, and budget preferences. Simply go through the questions, keep track of your total score, and use the scorecard to uncover the season most suited to you.
Highlights of summer and winter visits
Let us guide you to some of the seasonal favourites of New York City.