There are endless reasons to visit New York in 2020. These are just a few to get you inspired. For even more tips, just follow the Hotel 48LEX New York blog for everything you need to know about exploring Manhattan and beyond.
The Best Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in NYC
Since 1907, Manhattan revelers have gathered in Times Square to watch the ball drop, welcoming them into the New Year. Though over a million spectators continue to gather amidst the neon glow of Times Square, there’s more to New York than the brilliant lights and dazzling energy. Here’s how insiders spend New Year’s Eve in NYC.
Art Lovers’ Guide to Museums in NYC: Fall 2019 Edition
New York City is full of art, from downtown galleries to public sculptures and murals where you’d least expect them. But the biggest museums in NYC never fail to impress. Check out our handy guide to the absolute best art to see this fall.
How to Plan the Perfect Labor Day Weekend in NYC
Celebrate Labor Day in the city where it was founded. Since a New York labor union first established the holiday in 1882, it has become a welcome break for New Yorkers — and a way to celebrate the unofficial end of the summer season. Here’s how to have the perfect Labor Day in NYC.
The Hotel 48LEX Guide to Wellness in NYC
How do you stay fit while traveling? Wellness in NYC reigns supreme, so there are plenty of ways. Whether you’re here for business or leisure, here’s how you can stay fit with or without leaving the hotel.
Cool Off With the Best NYC Ice Cream
Ice cream is a favorite simple pleasure during the summertime. And now they’re one of the most Instagram-friendly desserts on the planet. Yes, you want your treat to look great for the ‘gram — but you also want it to taste good, too. These are our favorite NYC ice cream shops to try this summer.
Where to Eat During NYC Restaurant Week
The list of restaurants participating in NYC Restaurant Week 2019 is up, and a slew of Midtown’s best spots are on it. From July 22 until August 16, enjoy a 3-course lunch and dinner for $26 and $42, respectively. Here’s a selection of our favorite Midtown restaurants on the list this year.
How to Ride the NYC Ferry Like a New Yorker
The NYC Ferry is bringing locals and visitors to the city’s once-industrial shores. Along the East River, explore some of New York’s best restaurants, bars and arts. The NYC Ferry connects lower Manhattan with the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts, making for a more relaxed and scenic way to get around. Skip the subway and hit the spots below when you take the NYC Ferry this summer.
Five Best NYC Rooftop Bars
Summer is almost here. And that means locals and visitors alike will begin to pack the best NYC rooftop bars for as long as the season’s sunny days allow. Here’s where to soak up the sun while enjoying the best cocktails (and some of the best views) in Manhattan.
48 Hours in the Upper East Side Like a New Yorker
If you want to follow the well-heeled locals in New York, just spend 48 hours on the Upper East Side. The neighborhood’s doors lead to many of the city’s best restaurants and cultural attractions — and chances are at least one will be held by a white-glove doorman. And because it’s located just a hop, skip, and jump from Midtown, it’s easy to spend the weekend on the Upper East Side.