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With its tall skyscrapers and crowded sidewalks, Manhattan buzzes with excitement and energy. Garnering a reputation as one of the global centers for fashion, food, shopping and entertainment, there is never a shortage of things to do in Manhattan. Plan your next trip to this buzzy city and be sure to check out our Manhattan vacation packages to save money in what can be a pricey locale.
The Empire State Building has its own zip code: 10118.
Opening to the public in 1959, Central Park became the first landscaped park in a U.S. city, as well as the nation’s first public park.
Hot Dog carts are a beloved part of Manhattan, however, permits to sell hot dogs in the city can cost as much as $289,000 per year!
Manhattan is often described as the financial capital of the world and is home to the world’s largest stock exchanges: the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ.
Those planning a visit to New York might be surprised to learn that the city normally has 200 days per year with temperatures of 60 degrees Fahrenheit or higher. And even in mid-winter, daytime highs that don’t reach above freezing are relatively few and far between. The summer months can be muggy, and many residents will tell you their favorite time of the year is fall, when there’s a hint of chill in the air and the leaves of Central Park show their colors. Rain falls throughout the year in New York, and turns to snow on a handful of winter days each year.