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Travel Guide: New York

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 Best of New York

Succulent steak dish at M. Wells Steakhouse in Long Island City, New York

Top 10 Steakhouses in New York
Not all steaks are created equal. At these meccas of meat, experienced grill masters have made an art form of cooking prime cuts to perfection. Whether you prefer rare or well-done, porterhouse or prime rib, GAYOT's Top 10 Steakhouses in New York are sure to satisfy your beef craving.

Indulge your carnivorous desires

Tuome restaurant is one of GAYOT's Top 10 New & Notable Restaurants in New York

Top 10 New & Notable Restaurants in New York

Looking for a new dining destination in NYC? GAYOT's list is constantly updated with the hottest up-and-coming restaurants in town, so you can be the first to try them out.

See the latest additions to New York's restaurant scene

A wedding ceremony at The Plaza, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Wedding Hotels in New York

Top 10 Wedding Hotels in New York

Whether you dream of having your wedding in an elegant ballroom or on a rooftop overlooking the city, these hotels offer the perfect setting for your special day. Say "I do" at one of GAYOT's Top 10 Wedding Hotels in New York.

Decide where you'd like to tie the knot

The lantern-lit pool at Shibui Spa at The Greenwich Hotel in New York City, New York

Top 10 Spas in New York

From eucalyptus steam rooms to water lounges, VIP suites to decadent hammams — and, of course, the best talent in the business — New York's top-of-the-line spas offer something for every type of spa aficionado.

Find the best spas in New York

Plan your trip to New York City with GAYOT's 72-hour travel guide

New York City

If you like fast-paced and high-energy city life, look no further than New York City. This metropolis is home to Times Square, the Empire State Building and Statue of Liberty, and with so many sights to explore, you won't be resting much. So sink your teeth into the Big Apple and find out the must-see spots in GAYOT's 72-hour travel guide.

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