Spring vacation in New York City

new-york-central-parkSpring in New York city lasts from March until June and brings warmer weather and beautiful scenery. While a short Valentine’s Day vacation in New York is a good idea, not all lovers enjoy the cold winter days. Early spring (March and March) tends to be rainy but the temperatures are not very cold.

Why should you travel during spring?

The main advantage of traveling to New York City during spring is that both accommodation and flights are cheaper than during the high season. Flights to New York are available from every corner of the US and the entire world. Do your search in advance and book your flight early in order to save money. April and May tend to get more crowded than March but the prices are still low.

Likewise, cheap hotels in New York city are slightly cheaper than during the high season, although when you travel to a large city, the prices don’t vary too much from season to season.

What are the interesting things to do during spring in New York city?

March and April are less crowded although there are important events going on. May is still not very crowded but there is an increase in the number of travelers coming here, especially with the weather changing for the better. June starts to feel like summer when it comes to the many outdoor activities and concerts available.

If you plan to travel to New York to celebrate St. Patrick’s day here (March 17), it’s important to know that the city’s pubs get crowded and many travelers choose to celebrate the day here. So, hotels book up faster for this period.

The Easter Parade is a unique thing you’ll be able to see only in New York city. The area around Fifth Avenue from 49th to 57th Streets is filled with displays of Easter bonnets and costumes. The event is free and takes place between April 1 and April 23, 2010.

April is an excellent month to visit New York if you like to see the nature come to life in Central Park. The warmer weather makes outdoor activities more inviting. There are plenty of things you can do while visiting the park.