Suggested Itineraries
New York City history
Places to Visit



The itineraries are the heart of this guide and could only be a suggestion that can vary according to personal interests. To access the choice, each route has an introductory card that describes the area and reporting places to visit and museums. You have also a few tips to shop. Finally length and duration of the route.
There are eleven itineraries that run throughout Manhattan and one in Brooklyn. For the others boroughs, Bronx, Queens and Staten Island, considering their extension, only the information cards are reported.
Go to the Itineraries section.

Places to visit

In this section the main places to visit, but also hidden gems or small sites not known but with curious features such as 75 1/2 Bedford St., the narrowest house of New York City. For each reported location there is a description. Complete the information the references and the useful links.
Go to Places to Visit section.
Chrysler Building
Chrysler Building
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Freedom Tower
Freedom Tower
Rockefeller Center
Rockefeller Center


Huge and small, prestigious and unknown, interesting and curious, New York offers a museum panorama truly for all tastes. There are the prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Artor the equally famous MoMa. The huge American Museum of Natural History, but also small but hidden gems like the Morgan Library & Museum.
Go to Museums section.
There is a lot of useful information in this section, especially for those traveling for the first time in the United States where often, laws and customs are decidedly different from other countries.
There is the section, BEFORE YOU GO, with information on Passport, Visa and Custom.
Then FIRST TIME IN THE UNITED STATES, with sections on shopping, payment systems, tip, personal security and more.
Moreover USEFUL INFORMATION, like the tourist office, the useful telephone numbers, the weather and Internet access.
Finally ARRIVAL SECTION with information on the airports and GETTING AROUND with the many possibilities to get around the city.

ESTA Application

The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) enables most citizens or nationals of participating countries to travel to the United States for tourism or business for stays of 90 days or less without obtaining a visa. In any case these travelers must have a valid Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) approval prior to travel and meet all required Requirements.

JFK Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport is the main airport in New York and the one where most international flights arrive.