Make a holiday in Upper East Side, Manhattan, your home away from home
Why stay in an expensive hotel when you can have a whole apartment, condo or house to yourself in the Upper East Side?! Self catering accommodation in the Upper East Side is centrally located on Manhattan Island, perfect for enjoying everything there is to see and do in Manhattan and the rest of New York City. With Central Park to the west and the East River to the east, the Upper East Side runs north from 59th Street to 110th Street and includes the famous Museum Mile.
Things to do in the Upper East Side, Manhattan
There are many things to see and do whilst staying in self catering accommodation in the Upper East Side. Along one edge of the neighbourhood is Central Park. Central Park is somewhere that many visitors like to spend some time. At 843 acres Central Park is large and is a lovely place to enjoy a walk along the extensive walking trails, a cycle or a skate, or just sit and admire the lakes and ponds, or better yet go ice skating on them in the winter! For children there are 37 playgrounds in Central Park so the kids have no chance to get bored here! Other activities include boulder climbing, going for a carriage horse ride, or during the summer watch one of the concerts that take place here frequently or enjoy performances of the New York Shakespeare Festival.
For something different take the Roosevelt Island Tramway. This is a cable car that runs from the Upper East Side across the river to Roosevelt Island. Get off at Roosevelt Island where you can board the Red Bus which, for a minimal fare, transports passengers around the island.
Places to visit in the Upper East Side, Manhattan
Central Park may be right on your doorstep when you stay in accommodation in the Upper East Side, but so are plenty other places too! Museum Mile is the neighbourhood’s top attraction. Some of the best museums in the world are situated here including the Guggenheim, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Museum of Modern Art. With an excellent subway system, the rest of Manhattan’s attractions are within easy reach of your Upper East Side accommodation too. Visit cultural icons such as the Empire State Building, the Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, and much more.
Weather in the Upper East Side, Manhattan
Self catering accommodation in the Upper East Side is great for enjoying at any time of the year. There’s always something going on in Manhattan throughout the year so there’s never an off season! The climate is classed as humid subtropical which means summers are hot and humid, spring and autumn are mild, and winters can be cool with snow not unusual.
Flights to the Upper East Side, Manhattan
Two major airports are within easy reach of your holiday rental in the Upper East Side – JFK and La Guardia. Both have all the world’s major airlines flying to them so you should never have trouble finding a seat!