A holiday rental home in Morningside Heights will put you close to many of New York City’s most popular attractions and activities. You will soon feel like you are in your home away from home.
There is never a shortage of things to do whilst on holiday to New York City. If you love to eat then there are virtually endless options. You will find five-star restaurants to which reservations must be made months in advance. There are also a number of well-known eateries that do not require a reservation. One example is Serendipity. This is a New York City landmark and features sinfully delicious offerings such as frozen hot chocolate, which is one of their signature items.
A number of important educational institutions are found in Morningside Heights such as Manhattan School of Music and Columbia University. There are also important historic attractions including the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. This gothic style church was completed in the early part of the 19th century. Grant’s Tomb is the final resting place of the 18th president of the United States. Grant was also a decorated general in the Civil War. St. Luke’s Hospital has been in operation in one form or another since the mid-19th century.
The weather in Morningside Heights is very cold during the winter and warm and sunny during the summer months. During the winter, the average low temperatures are between -4° and 3° C and he average highs are between 4° and 14° C. During the spring, the average low temperatures are between 6° and 12° C and the highs are between 18° and 24° C. During the summer, the average lows are 16° to 19° C and average highs are 28° to 30° C. There is some precipitation each month. During the winter, expect plenty of snow.
Most international visitors will fly into either John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) or LaGuardia Airport (LGA). Both of these airports are very well-serviced by many carriers. There are smaller airports in New York City as well. The only reason that you would need a car during your stay would be if you planned to take day trips outside of New York City. If you plan to stay in the city then a combination of taxi service and public transportation can take you anywhere that you want to go.