Layover in New York? Here’s How to Get the Most out of It
August 18, 2019
If you ever find yourself in New York City for a layover then don’t worry–there are countless things to do to pass the time! Even if you only have a couple of hours, there are some amazing sights that you absolutely must visit–it beats waiting around at the airport any day!
Sample New York’s Food Scene
If you’re not restricted by time then it’s a good opportunity to get a bite to eat. Whether you’re interested in authentic Asian cuisine in Chinatown or just want a hearty New York slice, there are plenty of excellent places to get a bite to eat before your flight.
Queens Botanical Garden
Situated close to Queens’ LaGuardia Airport, the Queens Botanical Garden is a fantastic place for lush scenery and some peace and quiet, perfect for unwinding after a long flight.
If you’re in the mood to unwind then Rockaway Beach isn’t far from JFK Airport. It’s free of charge and there are plenty of beach activities such as sports and sunbathing to indulge in.
New York Hall of Science
An outstanding science museum that is perfect for spending a couple of hours while you wait for your next flight.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
One of the world’s largest and finest art museums, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has millions of pieces in its collection and it’s worth visiting at least once if you find yourself in New York.
If you’re planning ahead for your layover and want to stay in New York for a night, then a trip to Broadway is a fantastic way to get the most out of your stay in the city. Below, we’ve added an infographic that can give you suggestions on what to watch at these iconic theatres.