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Travel Guide: New York

New York City Skyline
New York City Skyline

Welcome to "The Best of New York," a GAYOT travel guide featuring the hottest things to see and do, top restaurants, luxe hotels and spas, avant-garde attractions and other important information for sophisticated travelers and diners. Whether you are a local resident or tourist, our destination guide will steer you to must-see sights and happenings in N.Y.C and surrounding areas.



The Spa at Trump SoHo's luxe hammans are the first of its kind in Manhattan OASIS IN THE CITY
The Spa at Trump SoHo

This two-story, 11,000-square-foot spa is home to Manhattan's first luxury hammams, steam rooms inspired by Middle Eastern bathing rituals.

MANGIA!
Top 10 Italian Restaurants

Whether you're craving a simple plate of spaghetti and meatballs or an osso buco that melts in your mouth during your trip, here are our choices for the Top 10 Italian Restaurants in New York.
Enjoy creative, multi-layered, and satisfying Sicilian fare at Eolo

What goes into the $250 Indulgence Burger? Read GAYOT's blog to find out

HAMBURGER CHIC
Beer & Buns Indulgence Burger

Would you spend $250 for a hamburger? Check out GAYOT's blog to see what we thought of the $250 Indulgence Burger served by Beer & Buns in NYC.

Get the scoop on the Indulgence Burger


French Roast, one of our Top 10 NY 24-Hour Restaurants LATE NIGHT EATS
Top 10 Restaurants Open 24 Hours

Hunger can strike at any hour, so what's a discerning traveler to do when it's well past dinnertime? Take care of your late night cravings at one of these restaurants that never close.

THE AFTER-WORK SPECIAL
Best Happy Hour in New York

After a busy day, nothing beats kicking back at Happy Hour. Whether it's drink specials or discounts on appetizers and dinner you're looking for, our list brings you the best deals in the city.
Terroir Tribeca, a hot spot for happy hour in NYC

Save with CityPass!

SAVE MONEY ON ATTRACTIONS!
Save time and money on your next vacation with the CityPass booklet. It contains admission tickets to the city's top attractions at a substantially reduced price.


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Explore New York
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